1st International Design Conference

22 September 2017, Friday

The Eye at Green Sun Hotel
2285 Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Makati City

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ABOUT

THE CONFERENCE

The International Design Conference is an annual immersive event in commemoration of Design Consciousness Week from 16 to 22 September of every year. For its maiden edition, the one-day thought leadership conference put spotlight on the intersection of business and design with the slogan “We Design.”

A platform for the world’s top designers, business leaders, and rising stars in the business and creative sectors, the conference features keynotes, panel discussions, and lightning talks to discuss human-centered strategies, the challenges faced in nurturing and championing a design-driven culture, and how to imbed human-centered design in an organization. Speakers will share their knowledge for new possibilities and experiences to improve the efficiencies of human activity and to create a better world.

The conference is open to business communities, creative and academic professionals, policymakers, and local government officials from all over the country to strengthen appreciation for good design, to inspire the Philippine design industry, and to examine what design means and its competitive advantage in the world today.

Learn from the speakers, participate in the discussions.

See you at The Eye, Green Sun Hotel, 2285 Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Makati City. Registration starts at 8:00 AM.

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS

Johan Persson

Johan Persson

Johan Persson, a Swedish native with a 20-year track record of Innovation and Design Management in Europe, US and China. and with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500s...
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Gerson Abesamis

Gerson Abesamis

Gerson is an educator and designer who works at the intersections of creativity, media & technology, learning, and teacher development. He leads Habi Education Lab's initiatives in learning experience design as the Co-founder and ...
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Natalia Bednarek

Natalia Bednarek

Natalia Bednarek is a Strategist at Sterling Brands in New York City. She works with global and national brands like GE, Anheuser-Busch, Pepperidge Farm, Hershey and others...
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Charlie Clark

Charlie Clark

Charlie graduated with a degree in Marketing from Ediburgh University and has gained experience in the fashion and retail industry working with reputable retailers such as Topshop and Harrods...
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Dan Formosa, Ph.D.

Dan Formosa, Ph.D.

Dan is an expert in design and research. He holds degrees in product design, ergonomics and biomechanics, and consults with companies and organizations worldwide on design and innovation...
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Merlee Cruz-Jayme

Merlee Cruz-Jayme

Merlee is the first Filipino to be awarded: The Creative of the Year for Southeast Asia in the Campaign Asia Pacific Agency of the Year...
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Dindo Marzan

Dindo Marzan

Dindo Marzan is the Managing Director of Hatch, the Digital Transformation (DX) group of Voyager Innovations, Inc. (Voyager) that works with companies and organizations to enable excellent digital customer engagement...
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Sam Alapan

Sam Alapan

Sam Alapan. Art Director, Copywriter and an indispensable creative has a penchant for challenging the ordinary. In the last two decades, Sam found himself understanding the business of Graphic Design...
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Eden Dayrit

Eden Dayrit

Eden Dayrit is a chemical engineer by profession who worked for semiconductor companies for 3 years. She was poised to finish her master's degree in Electronics Engineering under the Department of Science and...
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Abigail Cabanilla

Abigail Cabanilla

Abi is a seeker with a profound burden for the current state and health of our world. She believes that we can shape the future we deserve...
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Do You Need Help?

Design Center of the Philippines

DCP Building, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, 1300 Pasay City, Philippines

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(632) 832-1112 to 19 | (632) 832-3649

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