The RGD's Yearly Public Calendar is updated with 2022 Programming

Programming for the coming year includes a full roster of virtual and in-person conferences, webinars, awards and more.


In 2022 the RGD plans to host two virtual and two in-person conferences. Kicking off with a virtual conference, Creative Directions takes place from February 14 to 18 with registration opening in December 2021. This is followed by our In-House Design Conference from April 25 to 29. Registration opens in January.


DesignThinkers 2022 is scheduled to be in-person in Vancouver from May 31 to June 1 (registration opens in January) and in Toronto from October 26 to 28 (registration opens in May). 


The 2022 Creative Earners National Salary Survey launches March 7 with a deadline to fill out the survey of June 6. 


We will offer four award next year. Our annual Student Awards opens for entries in January with a deadline of May 20. The 2022 So(cial) Good Design Awards open for entries later this year with a deadline of February 18. The ULTRABOLD Awards will remain open for entires from February 28 until May 13. And finally, the Design Educator Awards will accept submissions from March 28 until June 10.  


We also continue to offer weekly webinars (free for RGD Members) with special series focused on user experience, accessible design and in-house design. To get weekly email updates on our upcoming webinars, subscribe here


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*The public calendar will be regularly updated to reflect change in dates and deadlines, if any. 
If you have any questions regarding RGD programs, email Programs Coordinator, Abdul Omar, at 


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