Hear that Sizzle? Things are Heating Up for the 2016 SEGD Conference: Experience Seattle

Heads up, the 2016 SEGD Conference: Experience Seattle is coming your way June 9-11! From the Boeing Dreamliner to fashions by Luly Yang Couture and kick-ass projects from Electric Coffin, the conference is guaranteed to inspire, educate and connect you with your design community. And we're not even started yet: There's also SEGD’s signature project tours, a new Design Thinking bootcamp, the Experiential Learning Series, Design Improv and Design Improve sessions.

Heard enough? Get registered now!

There’s a lot going on during the 2016 SEGD Conference, so we’ll break it down for you here:

Wednesday, June 8 – Pre-Conference

SEGD Academic Summit (peer-reviewed design research, academic innovation, award-winning student work)

Thursday, June 9 – Let’s Get this Party Started!

From Log Town to Tech Hub

Forward Thinking: Seattle EGD (with Paula Rees,Foreseer)

Young Designers Summit

Project Tours (get out there!)

Experiential Learning for Practice (Media-Centric Projects, Redefining the User Experience, Negotiating Your Worth)

President’s Reception (official kick-off party)

Friday, June 10 – We’re Rolling Now!

NEXPO Showcase (new products, new partnerships, new opportunities)

Epic Landscapes: Redefining the Waterfront (with David Miller,Miller Hull Partnership)

Shaping Public Space with Art (with Sam Stubblefield,NBBJ)

Crafting Retail Experiences (with Patrick “Duffy” De Armasand Taylor Reed,Electric Coffin)

The Experiential Lab (with James Tichenor and Joshua Walton, Microsoft)

Reception and Auction for Excellence (Going…going… great time!)

SEGD Seattle Chapter Bash (let the locals show you how it’s done!)

Saturday, June 11 – Simply Beyond

Innovating for People: Making Experiences Human Again (with Luly Yang,Luly Yang Couture; Kelly Franznick, Blink X;, and Andrea Weatherhead, Weatherhead Experience Design)

From Products to Experiences: A Legacy of Innovation (with PJ Wilcynski,Boeing)

Design Improv: Classic Edition

Design Improv(e): Give Back Seattle

Design Thinking Bootcamp

Excellence and Fellow Awards (honoring Michael Reed, 2017 SEGD Fellow)

SEGD Global Design Awards Celebration (the Academy Awards and grand finale!)

Want to hear more about the project tours? Meet the speakers? See the full agenda? 

Get registered…it’s never too early! We’ll see you in Seattle!


Thank you to the sponsors of the 2016 SEGD Conference Experience Seattle! Presenting Sponsor: DaktronicsDesign Communications Ltd3MColor-AdCREO Industrial ArtsGelberg SignsNeiman & CompanyRainier.



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