A full day of creative exploration

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Capacity is limited—
register now to reserve your spot.

Confirmed speakers + presenters:

Adi Goodrich
set designer + photographer; co-founder, Sing Sing
Alex Daly
Crowdsourceress; Founder, Vann Alexandra
Clay Hickson
illustrator; co-founder, Tan & Loose press

Eric Hu
director of design, Ssense

Emmet Byrne
design director, Walker Art Center
Erik Brandt
graphic designer + educator; department chair, MCAD
Eva Goicochea
designer; co-founder + CEO, Maude
Gary Hustwit
filmmaker; co-founder, Visualize VR
Hamish Smyth
partner, Order; publisher + co-founder, Standards Manuals
Hassan Rahim
designer, artist + art director
Jessie Kawata
creative innovation strategist
Jon Burgerman
purveyor of doodles
Julia Rothman
Katie Lane
attorney + creative business advisor
Leta Sobierajski
graphic designer + art director
Meg Lewis
partner, Ghostly Ferns
Mona Chalabi
data editor, The Guardian

Ping Zhu
Qieer Wang
designer, animator + illustrator
Roxanne Kibben
mental health expert
Sean Pecknold
designer + animator; co-founder, Sing Sing
Steven Heller
art director, author + educator

Wade Jeffree
graphic designer + art director
Wendy McNaughton

Workshops + how-to sessions on:

Risograph printing
Stop-motion animation
Protecting your work + not getting ripped off
Funding your next big project like a pro
more announced soon


Deep cuts on:

Mental health
Outer space
New tech


8:00 a.m. Registration opens
9:00 a.m. Presentations begin
7:00 p.m. Closing party
Full schedule announced in early September.

What else is included in your day-pass?

All food + bev
Design swag
After party
Island vibes

We’ll see you at Nicollet Island Pavilion (yes, it’s on a real island) for what promises to be one of the highlights of your year.

Reserve your spot 

$175: AIGA student member pass
$350: AIGA member pass
$400: Regular pass

Group discounts:
Groups of four or more registering together will receive a 10% discount off their registration rates. Group discounts do not apply to registrations at the student rate.