The can't-miss design event of the year in Philadelphia.
A one-day, multidisciplinary design event featuring leading creatives who shape culture around the world.
Harrison Auditorium - Penn Museum - University of Pennsylvania
Featured speakers* will take the stage in the Harrison Auditorium on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania to share compelling and thought-provoking case studies from a wide range of design disciplines.
Several of the featured speakers are visiting from Europe, helping to make the day's presentations a truly unique opportunity. Nick Asbury (England) has been described by Creative Review magazine as 'The designer's writer,' Annie Atkins (Ireland) has designed graphics for two Oscar-nominated films, the animated feature The Boxtrolls and Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel (Academy Award for Best Production Design), and Oskar Zieta's (Poland) efforts in industrial design are permanently exhibited in Centre Pompidou in Paris, among others.
The featured speakers from the U.S. include lettering superstars Spencer Charles and Kelly Thorn, internationally-awarded architect Craig Dykers from Snøhetta, interaction and media designer John Ryan from Local Projects, and multi-talented Alisa Wolfson, Head of Design at Leo Burnett, Chicago.
A lineup to rival any of the world's best design conferences.
The Society of Design Conference is a signature event of the 11th annual DesignPhiladelphia festival that takes place October 8-16, 2015.
*Speakers listed have been confirmed as of the publishing of their involvement. However, the participating speakers and/or schedule are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
08:30 AM - Registration
09:30 AM - Opening Remarks
09:45 AM - Presentations
12:00 PM - Lunch (on your own)
01:45 PM - Presentations
04:45 PM - Closing Remarks
University of Pennsylvania
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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$250 - General Admission
$150 - w/Discount Code
$125 - Student/Faculty*
$75 - w/Discount Code
40% discount on early registration for limited time using the following code when registering:
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*Show ID at registration table