Design Education Forum



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April 13th, 9:00am
until 12:00pm

Art Institutes International Minnesota

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In Conjunction with
Portfolio 1-ON-1™

This year’s Design Education Forum and keynote will offer insight into how design for good is impacting the ways educators are teaching in the classroom. The panel discussion to follow will cover the design for good in design education from a cross-section of both industry and education perspectives.


Art Institutes International Minnesota
Pence building, Rooms P109 & 113
(Entrance located at 800 Hennepin, one block from Solera)
15 South 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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9:00–9:30 Refreshments
9:30–10:15 Keynote Presentation
10:15–10:30 Coffee break
10:30–12:00 Panel Discussion

Keynote speaker
Bernard Canniffe, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Chris Houltberg, Augsburg College
Sandra Wolfe-Wood, AIGA MN Design for Good
Andy Berndt, Community Blueprint
Haley Kilgour, EPIC Minnesota

Dan Paulus, University of Wisconsin River Falls

Free. No registration required. Refreshments will be provided.
For additional information visit the Portfolio 1-on-1™ event site

About the Education Committee

Sponsored by the AIGA Minnesota’s education committee, the event is part of our design educator’s quarterly get-togethers. These events are intended to facilitate and reinforce connections between the state’s visual mentors.

Questions? Please contact Douglas Brull, Director of Education.

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