The Design Leaders Conference 2020 goes virtual! But whatever the format, the event is intended to give those leading design teams and design studios the space to re-charge, share ideas, learn and reimagine the future. Presented by Design Skillnet, the conference brings together thought leaders and subject matter experts to lead business-focused conversations and learning on leading and managing design, the requirement for creativity and innovation, and the power of design to deliver meaning and facilitate change at this time of transformation. Early bird tickets are currently available and 100 Archive subscribers can avail of the members' rate: hooray!
Confirmed speakers and topics:
Matthew Brown, Retail Futurist for Insights, on creativity in a time of crisis and post-Covid retail trends Christopher Ireland, co-author of The Rise of the Design Executive Officer, on why design leadership is not easy Russell Beck, Director of Inspiration at Think Make Do, on the future of work — meaning, purpose and belonging Kim Müller, Experience Design Director at McKinsey & Co, on the new possible Blair Enns, author of Win Without Pitching, on pricing creativity and identifying value in uncertain times Astrid Stavro, Partner at Pentagram, on the power of design to transform and drive change