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Change the World by Design: 5 Ways to Create Social Impact

Date: 11/09/2012

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: 100 Rapson Hall

Cost: $10 AIGA members, $20 general

Description:

Change the World by Design:
5 Ways to Create Social Impact

Friday, November 9
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Rapson Hall Auditorium
 

What does it mean to design for social impact? Where are the emerging opportunities for visual thinkers in the 21st century?

Join leading advocates of design thinking for a look at current trends in public interest design, solutions to difficult social problems, changing systems, and turning your passion for social change into a core component of your practice. Featuring:

  • Tom Fisher
    Dean of the College of Design, University of Minnesota
  • Steve Kelly
    Humphrey Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, University of Minnesota
  • Molly McMahon & Gerry Greaney
    Designers/Researchers, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  • Doug Powell
    National President of AIGA and Co-Founder of Schwartz-Powell
  • Tara Pham
    Founder, BrainDrain
  • Jay Coogan
    President of Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Tickets and more at http://www.aigaminnesota.org/events/change-the-world-by-design/

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Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the College of Design dean's office at 612-626-9068.

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