Past Conferences

RGD Members can access the presentations from these events in the Members Only section of


Vancouver 2019

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Location: Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Vancouver


Topics included:

  • Pitching the business value of design
  • Building an empowered in-house culture
  • Using abstract thinking for strategy and leadership
  • AI and the future of the graphic designer
  • Approaching in-house in new, creative ways


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Ottawa 2019

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Location: Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa


Topics included:

  • Cultivating creativity in the corporate environment
  • Moving from service to strategic in-house
  • Turning difficult clients into your cheerleaders
  • Balancing in in-house design
  • Using graphic design to bend the rules without breaking your brand
  • Designing in government
  • Measuring the impact of service design


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