Evolvedesign – Roundtable Discussion



AIGA Minnesota Welcomes
Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Minnesota is pleased to announce that a new member has been elected to serve on the organization’s board of directors, effective immediately.

January 13th, 5:00pm
until 9:00pm

Willey Hall, University of Minnesota West Bank

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In the 60s, graphic design changed the visual landscape. 50 years later, the ground continues to shift. Will Minnesota remain a design center?

Come spend an evening with 13 leaders as they look at where design was, is, and needs to go. Communication Arts‘ editor, Patrick Coyne, moderates.

Panelists include: Phyllis Aragaki, Bernard Canniffe, Joe Duffy, John DuFresne, Tim Eaton, Tim Larsen, Monica Little, Eric Madsen, Steven McCarthy, Travis Olson, Jason Rysavy, Peter Seitz, Bill Thorburn

Date: January 13, 2011

Location: Willey Hall, University of Minnesota West Bank
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Time: Reception with a cash bar from 5 to 6 p.m.  Roundtable begins at 6 p.m. and will go to 9 p.m. with two intermissions.  Session one will discuss the origin and early years of design in Minnesota.  Session two will discuss how the graphic design marketplace has evolved through the years to today.  Session three will focus on what the future of design looks like with a special discussion about the role of regional education.

Ticket Pricing:

Parking: Charged by the hour, sliding scale. Ramp parking about $8 to $10. Lot parking about $7 to $10. Meters (.5 mile away) are $1.25 per hour with a 2-hour limit.

Panelists: Click for a short biography on the moderator and each of the panelists.

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Please check back soon for event details and more information, or email Sherwin Schwartzrock at  veterandesigners@aigaminnesota.org.