Australias’ Favourite Design, Business And Culture Conference Returns To Brisbane Powerhouse In 2021

Australias’ Favourite Design, Business And Culture Conference Returns To Brisbane Powerhouse In 2021
B&T Magazine
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A highlight of Australia’s creative calendar, The Design Conference celebrates its 10th conference with a cracking line-up of 20+ speakers when it returns to Brisbane Powerhouse from Wednesday 16 – Friday 18 June 2021

Over the last ten years, The Design Conference has evolved into one of the world’s premier professional development opportunities at the forefront of Australia’s creative economy.

Tackling all topics, founder/curator Matthew Haynes insists his speakers address the audience with honesty and authenticity, a formula that’s a hit among speakers and audience alike, earning nothing but five-star reviews.

“With 2020 a washout, there is a lot to share and discuss. I’m particularly interested in uncovering insights to do with Australia’s creative prospects as we move through the next phases of the COVID era. I think Australians have a distinct advantage,” said Haynes.

Catch all the excitement live in person or stream the three-day program as an Immersive Digital Experience in collaboration with Australian Start-up success, Orbits.

“I have never been more excited to rub shoulders with industry heavyweights. I feel a great sense of pride in delivering such a wonderful experience for many aspiring and established creatives. It brings a tear to my eye just thinking about it.”

From critically acclaimed strategists to the world’s best creatives, The Design Conference features 20+ world-class Talks (see complete list below), six industry panels, a massive 60 artist exhibition, concluding with a notorious dancy party at X-Cargo.

Speakers

Amrita Hepi / Choreographer

Crystal Fong / Creative Director/ Apostrophe.xyz 

Gerald Torto / Strategy Director / Re Sydney

Kris Andrew-Small / Artist / Designer

Sheldon Lieberman / CEO / Bigfish

Adrian Lawrence / Creative Director /FutureDeluxe

Claudio Kirac / Creative Director / Art—Work

Jerome Gaslain / Creative Director / AKQA

Michaela Webb / Creative Director / Studio Round

Campbell Butler / Lovework Studio

Ben Miles / Creative Director/ R/GA

Danielle de Andrade / Art Director / Garbett Design

Jo Hook / NLP Practitioner/ The You Project

Paul Garbett / Creative Director / Garbett Design

Laura Camilleri / Creative Director/ Grosz CoLab

Robyn Butler / Lovework Studio

Catriona Burgess / Head of Frost Place / Frost* Collective

Evi O / Creative Director / Evi-O Studio

Justin Drape / Group CCO / The Monkeys

Selina Miles / Director/ Scoundrel

Ben Grosz / Creative Director / Grosz CoLab

The Design Conference takes over Brisbane Powerhouse from Wednesday 16 – Friday 18 June 2021.




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