12:00 pm - Using Doodling for Visual Thinking
Presented by Vincent Galante RGD
Vincent is a strategic designer who combines user empathy, big thinking, and technology to solve business problems. Having previously co-founded and scaled The Pixel Shop, a full-service digital agency in Toronto, he now consults for select clients who are open to challenging the status-quo. Vincent holds an MDes from OCAD University and a BFA from York University.
12:15 pm - Creating Experience Design Principles for In-House Design Teams
Presented by Geneviève Metropolis RGD
Geneviève has worked in the tech and design industry for more than 15 years, gaining experience in communication and interaction design, and all things user-centered. As a seasoned design leader, she is passionate about empowering design teams, and collaborating to help users, products and organizations succeed. Her experience spans publishing, e-commerce, healthcare, and she is currently working hard to improve the shipping and mailing experience at Canada Post.
12:30 pm - The Value of Design: How design can benefit core business operations
Presented by Christopher Moorehead RGD
Christopher is the Director of Information Design at global accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a professional engineer and Designer with expertise in information design, data visualization, information architecture, user interface design, report design, and typography. He currently leads PwC's Information Design competency and teaches Visual Analytics & Data Visualization, and Wayfinding & Information Systems at OCAD University.