San Francisco – Compostmodern13 [compostmodern.org]
"We're creating an event for people who are actively engaged in creating a world that works better for everyone to meet, conspire, get inspired and take action" said Sarah Brooks, Executive Producer of the Compostmodern13 Conference, and Sustainability Chair of the AIGA SF, the conference sponsors.
This will be the sixth convening of the event begun in 2003. Designers, makers, artists, architects, urban planners, futurists and social entrepreneurs from across the public, private and non-profit sectors will join together for an in-depth exploration of the role of design in creating a more resilient and regenerative world.
Eve Blossom, Founder Lulan, Emcee
Nathan Shedroff, Chair CCA dMBA Program, Emcee
Ezio Manzini, Founder DESIS Network, Opening Keynote
John Thackara, Founder Doors of Perception, Closing Keynote
Alex Gilliam, Founder, Public Workshop
Cheryl Dahle, Founder, Future of Fish
Cheryl Heller, Chair MFA Design for Social Innovation, School of Visual Arts
David McConville, President Buckminster Fuller Institute
Howard Brown, Founder, dMass
Jeff Barnum, Co-Founder, Reos Partners
John Bielenberg, Founder, Future Partners
Jon Kolko, Founder, Austin Center for Design
Julie Kim, Senior Producer, Hot Studio
Julie Sammons, Principal, ZOA Labs
Madeleine Lansky, Psychiatrist & Sustainability Consultant
Terry Irwin, Head of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University
Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker
Wendy MacNaughton, Artist & Illustrator
Compostmodern13 will feature a full day of speakers on Friday March 22nd at the Palace of Fine Arts. Saturday March 23rd will be dedicated to a hands-on workshop exploring how we might build more resilience in our personal lives and work.
Compostmodern registration information
Early Bird conference fees—available through February 15, 2013—are $275 for AIGA supporter and above members; $375 for non-members;
About AIGA SF
AIGA, the professional association for design, is the oldest and largest membership association for professionals engaged in the discipline, practice and culture of designing. Founded as the American Institute of Graphic Arts in 1914 as a small, exclusive club, AIGA now represents more than 22,000 designers through national activities and local programs developed by more than 60 chapters and 240 student groups.
The San Francisco Chapter of AIGA is one of the largest and most active in the country, representing over 1,500 designers in graphics, interaction, experience, motion, and affiliated fields in the Greater Bay Area. Run by an Executive Director and a volunteer board of directors, the organization celebrates design and provides unparalleled opportunities for networking within the local design community and a variety of resources to advance professionalism and broaden knowledge. AIGA San Francisco's events stimulate discourse and enrich the collective experience of design.
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