Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Future by Design: Designers as Entrepreneurs

 
This webcast panel discussion explores the potential of designers as entrepreneurs.

3 December 2013
6:30pm - 8:30pm
(Doors open at 6:00pm)


Sault College

443 Northern Avenue,
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Room: M1030

Pricing: FREE
 
In many ways, designing and entrepreneurship go hand in hand. A great designer excels at iterating and problem solving, qualities that are invaluable to developing a successful business. Now more than ever designers are nurturing their inner CEO, with design playing a central role from the outset.

Join our expert panel as they discuss the unique parallels between design and starting a business, and share individual case studies highlighting the exquisite potential of designers as entrepreneurs.
 
This edition of Future by Design features new interactive elements, as well as international panelists streamed virtually.
 
Designers as Entrepreneurs is the eighth 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 country. Contact programs@rgd.ca to find out how to participate.
 
Moderator: Gary Ludwig RGD, Principal, Hark Ideas Inc.
 
Panelists:
 
Aaron Draplin, Co-Founder, Draplin Design Co.
 
Russell Gibbs RGD, Principal at Russell Gibbs Design
 
Jessica Hische, Letterer, Illustrator, and Type Designer
 
...more to come!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

5th Annual General Meeting

Date: Tuesday, Nov 19th, 2013
Time:
6:30 - 9:30pm
Location: Sault College M1030

Help shape the future of Design Algoma. Nominate yourself or others to be a part of the Design Algoma executive team. The following positions will need to be filled:
  • President
  • Vice-President (x2)
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Industry Representative
  • Student Representatives (x3)
FREE FOR ALL (and there will be cake)