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Guild Member Discount for Design Thinkers 2015 Conference

With over 2,000 attendees and 30+ speakers, DesignThinkers is Canada’s largest conference for visual communicators. It is a must-attend for any informed, forward-thinking creative, communications or marketing professional or team.

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The inspiring event, now in its 16th year, breeds change agents who become drivers of innovation. DesignThinkers 2015, taking place November 12 & 13 at The Sony Centre in Toronto, will delve into industry trends with visionaries from a range of communications-related disciplines including design, user experience, advertising, branding, consumer engagement, film, social media and entrepreneurship.

Sessions teach delegates how to create effective communications by exploring cutting-edge innovation, the latest technology, demographic and ethnographic trends, strategic management techniques, cognitive theory and much more.

Speakers include:

  • Coralie Bickford-Smith, book jacket designer for The Odyssey, Little Women, the Sherlock Holmes series & more
  • Cap Watkins, BuzzFeed’s first-ever VP of Design
  • Annie Atkins, lead graphic designer for Oscar-winning “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
  • Robin Hunicke, co-founder, Funomena gaming studio
  • Manuel Lima, Design Lead, Codecademy & Founder,
  • Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Austin Kleon, best-selling author of Steal Like An Artist
  • Hjalti Karlsson, co-founder, karlssonwilker inc.
  • Chris Dixon, Design Director, Vanity Fair
  • Karim Rashid, renowned industrial designer
  • Art Chantry, poster designer & creator of the grunge style
  • Nathalie Nahai, Web psychologist
  • Frank Chimero, author & founder, Another

Graphic Artist Guild Members are invited to register at the discounted “Group/Org Member” rate on the registration form. Click on the radio button next to “Member of Partner Organizations,” and select “Graphic Artists Guild” from the drop-down menu. Note that the Early Bird rate deadline is coming up on October 2!

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