There are two amazing conferences taking place shortly that you should either attend or plug into online.
DMI has a conference called Thinking Ahead: The Changing Role of Design and Design Management in Business. When you get Continuum’s Gianfranco Zaccai, Richard Buchanan (CMU), Harmut Esslinger, IBM’s Lee Green, Corporate Design Foundation’s Peter Lawrence and many other thought leaders in one place—you gotta listen to what they say about innovation and design thinking.
Check out the power-house list of speakers:
Alec Bernstein | BMW Group DesignworksUSA
Dan Buchner | Design Continuum
Shelley Evenson | Carnegie Mellon University
Steve Herbst | Motorola
Chuck Jones | Whirlpool
Stuart Karten | Stuart Karten Design
Steve Knox | P & G Tremor
Darrel Rhea | Cheskin
Harry Rich | Design Council UK
Lou Rosenfeld | Rosenfeld Media
Dan Saffer | Adaptive Path
Jason Severs | Frog Design
These are all the top people in the field.
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