to 5:30 PM
Featuring: Alissa Walker (Fast Company), Khoi Vinh (Subtraction.com)
If you look at The Daily, most iPad magazines, even Gawker's new redesign, they all have the same problem: They're too consumed with the bells and whistles of interactivity and not concerned enough with basic design principles that make any publication effective. We'll talk with Vinh, former design director for NYTimes.com
to 11:20 AM
to 3:50 PM
Startups are agile, quick-moving, fluid organizations due to the nature of their business. So what can corporations learn from startups? This panel will explore no money marketing, how to hack your internal organization to uncover resources and the creation of internal structures to support your efforts.
Featuring: Ellen McGirt, Fast Company, Henrik Werdelin, Prehype, Noah Brier, The Barbarian Group, Nicholas Thorne, Basno, Josh Abramson, CollegeHumor/Vimeo
to 11:20 AM
Featuring: Anya Kamenetz, Fast Company, Scott Belsky, Behance, Alexis Ohanian, Reddit, Breadpig, Jennifer Openshaw, Superfutures
More and more, young, creative, and digitally savvy talent and working in roles that didn't exist 5 years ago, some of which were invented for them. How can new creative talent carve our careers in this ever-shifting landscape? What are the skillsets you need? How do you prepare for roles that no one has yet anticipated? How do you ignite organizational change within large corporation to keep pace with cultural and technological developments? And on the flip side, how can we educate, identify, recruit, and grow the next generation of young digital and creative talent?
to 11:20 AM
Featuring: Alissa Walker, Fast Company, Ric Grefe, AIGA
AIGA, the professional association for designers ranging from graphic artists to interactive artists, is launching a new program, Design for Social Good, that's asking its members to devote 5% of their time to pro bono causes. We'll talk with AIGA executive director Grefé about building out a new program focused on service, why it's so important for designers at this moment in time, and how they plan to showcase, document, and share the work that's produced by their members with a wider audience.
to 1:00 PM
Featuring: Ellen McGirt, Fast Company, Cathy Brooks, Other Than That, Brooke Hammerling, Brew Media, Genevieve Bell, Intel
Metrics and data reign supreme in a digital age. What I've Learned About the World injects the human element of observation and experience into the conversation. These women technologists have been in a position to study, use or create the technology that makes the chaotic world we know become a world we can understand. The panel will share stories, dilemmas, and insights about how they do their work and, more importantly, how their innovations are reshaping what we now know to be true.