Wednesday, November 21, 2012

2012 Annual General Meeting & Design Thinkers Recap


Date: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Sault College – M1030

It's Our Birthday!

Have your cake… we are turning 4!

AGM and Design Thinkers Recap

It's our Annual General Meeting, so we'll be voting in a new executive team. If you or someone you know is interested in being a part of the Design Algoma Executive team, we'll be accepting nominations at the meeting before voting begins.
Recaps and stories from the event. A must if you missed it and a chance to share and discuss your thoughts if you were there.
And if all that is not reason enough — there's going to be food… Free food — 'nuff said

Free Admission

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Movie Night: Type Face


Date: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Sault College M1030


Please join us for a screening of the documentary “TYPE FACE”, with a discussion about the film to follow.

Free Admission

Thursday, August 30, 2012

RGD Webcast: Future By Design: The Next Designer

Future By Design: The Next Designer - Sault Ste. Marie
September 18, 2012

6:30 - 8:30 PM
Sault College, Room M1030
Sault Ste. Marie, ON

RGD Ontario, in collaboration with the Gladstone Hotel, presents The Next Designer a panel discussion on the characteristics that will define the graphic designer of the future.

Graphic design is changing. Even its name is in dispute. New technologies, new media and a continuously evolving audience are all transforming the discipline of the design of communications in new and interesting ways. Join our expert panelists as we discuss the changing roles, skills and knowledge required of graphic designers, and where the opportunities and challenges of the profession will present themselves.

In addition to the discussion, each panelist will present a brief case study with visuals that highlights these new changes and challenges and demonstrates how designers are rising to meet them.
Join us for a special screening of this discussion as it is broadcast LIVE.


The Next Designer is the fourth in RGD’s ongoing Future by Design series of panel discussions. These panels are broadcast live via webcast to reach across all parts of the province. Contact programs@rgdontario.com to find out how to participate.

Panelists Include:
Adam Antoszek-Rallo R.G.D., Creative Director at Catalyst Workshop Inc.
Dawna Henderson, President & CEO of henderson bas kohn
Helen Pak, EVP, Co-Executive Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi
Justin Reider, Director of Creative Services at Indigo Books & Music

*Tweet about the event using the hashtag #rgdFBD

Pricing:
Members*: FREE
Non-Members: $10

*RGD, DX, CAPIC, IDC & GDC members 

Questions:
Please contact Terry Hill at 705-759-2554 x 2614 or terry.hill@saultcollege.ca

Thursday, June 7, 2012

RGD Webcast: Future by Design – Design for Social Change

June 19, 2012
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Sault College, Room M1030
Sault Ste. Marie, ON

RGD Ontario, in collaboration with the Design Exchange, presents Design for Social Change a panel discussion on the process, potential and power of designing for social change.

With a world in dire need of new ideas and innovative ways of thinking and doing, designers have become more relevant than ever. Design has the ability to connect both economic and social value, resulting in solutions that are not only sustainable, but also culturally relevant as well. Increasingly, designers will be called upon to utilize their broad skill set and deep understanding of communication to redesign the future and a better world.

Join us for a special screening of this discussion as it is broadcast LIVE.Our panel discussion will be preceded by brief presentations of case studies from each of our panelists.

Design for Social Change is the third in RGD’s new ongoing Future by Design series of panel discussions. These panels are broadcast live via webcast to reach across all parts of the province. Contact programs@rgdontario.com to find out how to participate.

Panelists Include:
Matt Blackett, Publisher, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Spacing Magazine
Natalie Coombs R.G.D., Senior Graphic Designer, Ernst & Young LLP
Vanessa Eckstein R.G.D., Principal, Blok Design
Dave Watson, Creative Director, TAXI Canada

*Tweet about the event using the hashtag #rgdFBD

Registration:
Space is limited, register online here:

Pricing:
Members*: FREE
Non-Members: $10
*RGD, DX, CAPIC, IDC & GDC members

Questions and RSVP: Please contact Terry Hill at 705-759-2554 x 2614 or terry.hill@saultcollege.ca

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Movie Night: Urbanized


Date: May 29th, 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Sault College M1030

Please join us for a screening of the documentary "Urbanized" followed by a discussion of the film.

Free Admission 

Thursday, March 22, 2012

RGD Webcast: Future by Design – Design and Narrative: Beyond Storytelling


March 27, 2012

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sault College, Room M1030
Sault Ste. Marie, ON


RGD Ontario, in collaboration with the Design Exchange, presents Design and Narrative: Beyond Storytelling - a panel discussion on the importance of storytelling and narrative in the design process.

As the role of the designer moves towards a greater involvement in business and culture, it is crucial for designers to understand the importance of storytelling to their work. Creating interactive and participatory design that engages audiences in meaningful ways is dependent on the successful integration of narrative into the design process. Join our panelists as they offer an engaging transdisciplinary perspective on the impact narrative has on how and what we design.

Design and Narrative: Beyond Storytelling is the second in RGD’s new ongoing Future by Design series of panel discussions. These panels are broadcast live via webcast to reach across all parts of the province. Contact programs@rgdontario.com to find out how to participate, or to arrange your own screening!

Moderated by: Marawan El-Asfahani R.G.D., Managing Principal, Oxygen Design Agency

Panelists Include:
Derek Finkle, former editor of Toro magazine and founder of Canadian Writers Group
Jeannette Hanna, VP of Trajectory Co. and author of Ikonica: A Field Guide to Canada's Brandscape
Paddy Harrington R.G.D., Executive Creative Director, Bruce Mau Design
Heather Senst, VP, Creative Services, Astral Television Networks
Ryan Wolman, Creative Director, henderson bas kohn


Free Admission

UPDATE
Questions and RSVP: Please contact Terry Hill at 705-759-2554 x 2614 or terry.hill@saultcollege.ca. RSVP with Terry before 12pm on March 27 to be entered into a draw to WIN A TRIP to attend the next Future by Design event on June 19 in Toronto! Return airfare sponsored by Porter Airlines. One night hotel sponsored by Intercontinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front Street West.

For more info on the event, click here

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Life after School


February 28, 2012

6:30pm
Sault College, Room M1030
Sault Ste. Marie, ON


We are getting together to listen to a group of enthusiastic graduates, who have agreed to share their stories of graduating the program and entering a Graphic Design career. Come to hear a variety of experiences,  learn job opportunities and, see some of the designers portfolio work.

Free Admission

Monday, January 16, 2012

The Evolving Visual Consumer - Sault Ste. Marie


January 31, 2012

6:30 - 8:30 PM
Sault College, Room M1030
Sault Ste. Marie, ON

RGD Ontario, in collaboration with the Design Exchange, presents The Evolving Visual Consumer a panel discussion on the transformation of how people experience and consume media.

Join us for a special screening of this discussion as it is broadcast LIVE.

With every generation, media are experienced in different ways. Successful designers and other communications professionals keep aware of these changes and continuously find new and innovative ways to reach audiences. Tune in to our panel as we discuss the role of design in the eyes of an ever-changing audience.

Moderated by: Yen Chu R.G.D., Creative Director, Parcel Design

Panelists Include:
Bev Forster, Creative Director, BMO Financial Group
John Furneaux R.G.D., Managing Partner, Ove Design
Adrian Norris, Managing Editor, Presentation and Design, The Globe and Mail
Kaye Puhlmann, Vice President Creative, Critical Mass
Mikey Richardson R.G.D., Creative Director & Partner, Amoeba Corp

Questions: Please contact Terry Hill at 705-759-2554 x2614 or terry.hill@saultcollege.ca



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