*Creative Directions delegates can attend presentations from any stream. Though you may find the presentations in this stream most fitting, you're welcome to attend others as well.
Tuesday, May 4
9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM AT – Opening Keynote with Aaron Draplin, Draplin Design Co.
10:15 AM PT / 1:15 PM ET / 2:15 PM AT – Show Me the Money with Julian Brown RGD, Owner & Creative Direction at ON THE CHASE! Motion Design
Ah, the big one: what environment do you want to work in? This panel will delve into the opportunities and challenges that arise with different workplaces.
Moderator: Ashley Tomlinson Prov. RGD, Freelance Graphic Designer
- Chrisanne Daniels Prov. RGD, UX-UI Designer at HARD-LINE
Join this panel to hear tips for dealing with anxiety around presenting your work, pricing (and undervaluing) yourself and dealing with clients.
- Cai Sepulis RGD, Partner at Toque Ltd. and Freelance Illustrator
- David Nuff RGD, Designer & Principal at Nuff
- Fungi Dube, Creative Director at Asambe Mobility
2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM AT – Building Good Habits and Avoiding Bad Habits with Greg Dubeau RGD
Wednesday, May 5
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ... and passion projects. How do you make it work? Where do you find the time and energy to do more of what you love? Join this panel to hear their take on incorporating side projects into your main hustle.
- Sami Christianson, Co-founder & Design Director at Best Studio
- Kevin Moran RGD, Creative Team Lead at Kira Systems
- Paul Twa Prov. RGD, Graphic Designer at Sticks & Stones
- Lin Oosterhoff Prov. RGD, Art Director at Critical Mass
How are you doing while working from home? Panelists will share ways to handle Zoom fatigue, feel connected with your team (and yourself) and more.
Moderator: Ceri Higgs Prov. RGD, Graphic Designer at Techboomers.com
- Nancy Wu, Senior Graphic Designer & Art Director at NancyWuDesign
- Lauren Wickware RGD, Graphic Designer at Lauren Wickware Design & Educator
Moderator: Armin Vit, Co-founder of UnderConsideration
- Mikey Richardson RGD, Partner & Creative Director at Jacknife Design
- Alison Garnett RGD, Principal & Creative Director at Field Trip & Co.
- Sean Carter, Founder & Design Director at Carter Hales Design Lab
Thursday, May 6 to Friday, May 7*
*Pre-registration is required. Limited spots. First come, first get.