DesignThinkers 2019 VAN - Call for Proposals for Lightning Talks

'Lightning Talks' are 8 minute talks presented as part of our DesignThinkers 2019 Conference in Vancouver on May 28 and 29, and presentation proposals are now being accepted.

We are looking for presentations that consider the role of design in the light of growing global challenges.


Those interested in presenting are asked to submit 3 slides representing some of the content for an 8-minute talk related to the theme.

We will be selecting up to 8 speakers to present as part of our keynote presentations.


Submit a presentation proposal here.


The deadline to submit proposals is April 4, 2018.

Those selected to present will be listed on the DesignThinkers website and receive free registration to attend the event.


If you have questions, please email  .