Gain: AIGA Design for Social Value Conference

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At “Gain” you‘ll hear design, business and social innovation leaders from a variety of industries share their visionary approaches to creating social value.

Presenters will demonstrate the broadening role design plays in institutional strategy, leadership, process and service, product and message, and how the creative attributes of designers provide special advantages to tackling socially relevant projects and enhancing the human experience.

Whether you’re just starting to explore social responsibility or you’re looking for inspiration and best practices on using design to create social change, you’ll find it at Gain!

31 speakers

  • Justin Ahrens @justinahrens Principal, Rule29
  • Robert Fabricant @fabtweet Vice president of creative, frog design
  • Christopher Simmons @thisiscchs Principal, MINE
  • Christi Zuber @czuber Director, Innovation Consultancy, Kaiser Permanente
  • Joshua To @joshto Partner, Hattery, and founder, BRUTE LABS
  • Robert Sedlack @rsedlack Director of graduate studies and associate professor of design, University of Notre Dame
  • Doug Powell @douglaspowell1 President, AIGA, and creative director, Schwartz Powell
  • Emily Pilloton Founder and executive director, Project H Design
  • Andréa Pellegrino @pellegrinolab President, Pellegrino Collaborative
  • Patrice Martin @patricemrtn Co-lead and creative director, IDEO.org
  • Denise Korn @korndesign Dounder, Youth Design, and principal, Korn Design
  • Maria Giudice @mgiudice CEO and founder, Hot Studio
  • David Erickson Manager, Center for Community Development Investments, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • William Drenttel Designer and publisher, Winterhouse
  • Drew Davies @drewoxide Founder and design director, Oxide Design Co.
  • Morgan Clendaniel @MClendaniel “Gain” moderator, and editor, Fast Company's Co.Exist
  • Sarah Brooks @sarahbbrooks Director of social innovation, Hot Studio
  • Gaby Brink @GabyBrink Founder and chief designer, Tomorrow and Tomorrow Labs, and founder and CEO, Sparkwise
  • Banny Banerjee Director, Stanford ChangeLabs
  • David C. Baker @ReCourses Founder, ReCourses, Inc.
  • Richard Grefé @ricgrefe Executive director, AIGA
  • Leslie Ziegler @lesliejz Chief evangelist, Rock Health
  • Jim Taylor Founder, Proximity Designs
  • Shoshanah Goldberg-Miller Ph.D., Professor and consultant

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

United States United States / San Francisco

701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street) San Francisco, CA, 94103-3138

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19 known attendees

  • Justin Ahrens
  • robert fabricant
  • Christopher Simmons
  • czuber
  • Joshua To
  • Robert Sedlack
  • Douglas Powell
  • Andrea Pellegrino
  • Patrice
  • Korn Design
  • mgiudice
  • Drew Davies
  • Morgan Clendaniel
  • Sarah B. Brooks
  • Gaby Brink
  • David C. Baker
  • M'ocean
  • Richard Grefe
  • Leslie Ziegler

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