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Cross-Pollinate Your Abilities and Recharge Your Ideas
See Change, the eighth annual day of luminaries, inspiration, and remarkable work from across the visual spectrum, brings together leading visual communicators to share insights on inciting and navigating change. Enjoy at a full day of presentations from national and local visual communicators in a diverse range of disciplines at the University of Minnesota, followed by a closing reception at the Weisman Art Museum. Details, Schedule, and Logistics »
$129 AIGA / UofM / WAM Members $169 General Admission $20 Students (must present current ID)Registration closes Friday May 5!
|Brian Singer ￼is a San Francisco-based artist and designer. He has received international attention for his provocative social projects such at TWIT Spotting (Texting while in Traffic) and The 1000 Journals Project. He recently left his role as the Design Manager for Brand Creative at Pinterest to pursue side projects.
|Daniel Slager is the Publisher and CEO of Milkweed Editions. Prior to joining Milkweed as Editor-in-Chief in 2005, he was an editor at Harcourt Trade Publishers in New York, where he worked with internationally renowned writers such as Günter Grass, José Saramago, Wislawa Szymborska, and Umberto Eco. And prior to joining Harcourt, he was the Associate Editor of Grand Street, a leading quarterly magazine of literature and fine arts.
Tommy Sunders is a virtual reality designer at the new Pixel Farm VR Lab in Minneapolis. His experience in interactive design, game development, and user experience, combined with the resources of Pixel Farm, have placed him in the perfect position to explore this new medium. He focuses on creating intuitive virtual worlds and solving some of VR’s big design and storytelling challenges through client work, R&D, and upcoming commercial releases.
|Jocelyn K. Glei is a writer who’s obsessed with how we can find more creativity and meaning in our daily work. Her latest book, Unsubscribe (published October 2016), is a modern guide to getting rid of email anxiety, avoiding distraction, and spending more time on the work that matters. Her previous books include Manage Your Day-to-Day, Maximize Your Potential, and Make Your Mark, which offer pragmatic, actionable advice for creatives on managing their time, their careers, and their businesses.
|Seth Johnson ￼leads IBM Design’s efforts to integrate design thinking into dozens of sales organizations across a global network of 35 IBM Studios. He works closely with IBM sales executives, teams, clients, and C-suites to demonstrate the business value of applying design thinking across the enterprise and to co-create the future. A recognized leader in the practice of design thinking facilitation, Seth has developed many of the standard facilitation practices in use at IBM today.
|Tim Scanlan leads the broadcast talent representation group at Octagon. Previously, he was ESPN’s VP/Talent Planning & Development, where he was involved in recruitment of and contract negotiations for commentators on ESPN sports content, including NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS and international soccer. Octagon’s broadcast clients include ESPN’s Bob Ley, Chris Fowler and Neil Everett, CBS’ Bill Cowher, NBC’s Rebecca Lowe and NFL Network’s Brian Billick and Andrea Kremer, among others.
|Mary Jo Hoffman ￼posts one image, daily, of gathered natural objects found near her. She sent her first image out into the universe on January 1, 2012 hoping that she would enjoy the discipline of producing a photo a day, and hoping that a few kindred wanderers might find their way to Still blog. Then design*sponge came knocking. And Martha Stewart did a feature. And Minneapolis Saint Paul Magazine. Then Target. Then West Elm. And now her work is seen in textiles, wall hangings, card collections, and other product licensing.
|Ted Roseen ￼is a yoga instructor in the Twin Cities who approaches his classes with a sense of pure, unadulterated fun. In a world of furrowed brows and rounded shoulders, Ted sets you free from work, home, traffic, meetings, bills, kids, relationship dramas, and the like, and lets his students remember what it’s like to play and to explore with a childlike curiosity, and a non-competitive lightness.
More Speakers to be Announced