Design Forward 2017 (www.designforward.com) is a unique Summit bringing together business, academic, civic and design leaders to discuss why ‘good design is good business’. Companies like IBM, USAA, PepsiCo, Herman Miller, Cubic, Qualcomm, and Illumina are using human-centered design (HCD) to move their organizations forward, maintain market dominance and create a competitive advantage. Come hear from the experts and be inspired, educated and leave with practical advice and tools you can implement immediately.
DESIGN FORWARD COMMUNITY & PRE-SUMMIT MIXER | Wednesday, October 25, 2017
An evening community-wide mixer, networking opportunity and inspiring series of talks to kick-off the 2017 Summit.
DESIGN FORWARD SUMMIT | Thursday, October 26, 2017
The day-long Summit with a blend of main stage speakers, panel discussions, hands-on sessions and interactive workshops.
CREATIVE MORNINGS & DESIGN FORWARD HCD WORKSHOPS | Friday, October 27, 2017
The day begins with Creative Mornings (Free, but separate registration required) and rounds out with Human-Centered Design workshops to choose from.