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dmi:Design Leadership Conference #DLC19

"Reinvention & Renewal"

Join us in Boston in September for the Annual dmi:Design Leadership Conference, a gathering of exceptional leaders in Design and Innovation. Cultural and technological disruption provides opportunities for astute individuals and organizations for reinvention, renewal, and value-generation. Join us for a deep-dive!

 

 

Aloft Boston Seaport District
Boston, MA
September 15-17, 2019
 

 

                                    Student Sponsor

 

HP

 

 

 
Registration Fees for Full Conference Pass:

(Full conference pass includes Design Value Awards Dinner)

Non-Member $1780
Member $1600
Membership and Registration Bundle
- add a membership or renewal now for +$250 ($150 savings)

 

 

Register Here

 

 

Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance (Check back for weekly updates)

 

 

Sunday, Sept. 15

 

Monday, Sept. 16

 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

  

 

8:00 

Coffee, Rolls, Registration

8:00 

Coffee, Rolls, Registration

9:00-4:30 

Optional Workshop: Business Model and Strategic Innovation Tools (+ Fee)

 Noon-1:30 

  DMI Board Mtg

8:45 

Conference Program Begins

8:45 

Conference Program Begins

 
 Noon-4:30 

 Optional Workshop: The Future of Design (+Fee)

 

Speakers, Panels, Breakout Sessions

Speakers, Panels, Breakout Sessions

 

 
 4:00-4:45 

  Member-Only Check-In
  (Not Registration)

5:00 

VIP Reception (By Invitation: Award Winners Sponsors)

   
 5:30-7:00 

  Welcome Drinks
  (Open to all Registrants)

6:00 

dmi: Design Value Awards Drinks Reception

5:00 

Conference Ends

   
   

7:00 - 9:00 

dmi: Design Value Awards Dinner Ceremony

5:00 - 5:45 

Member-Only Check Out

   

 

 

 

Add a Workshop to Your Conference

 

 

Announced Speakers (More to Come...)

 

Jodi Forlizzi
Geschke Director, HCI Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Craig Walmsley
Senior Director of Design Strategy, Sapient (UK)

Mauro Porcini
SVP, Chief Design Officer, PepsiCo, Inc.

Kailey Bradt
Founder/CEO,
Owa Haircare

Brett Lovelady
CEO, ASTRO Studios

         

Ernesto Quinteros
Chief Design Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Nigel Storey
Senior Director, Chief Operating Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Oen Hammonds
IBM Design Principal, Employee Experience Design

Blake Helman
Program Leader / Design Manager, IBM

Ben Landrum
Global Design Manager, Design Innovation strategist, and Global Design Director at IBM

         

Scott Lerman
CEO, Lucid Brands

Carolmarie C. Brown
Director Global Marketing and Business Communications,
Ashland, Inc.

Cheryl Heller
Director of Design Integration, Arizona State University

Uday Dandavate
Co Founder and CEO, SonicRim

Gregory Miller
Global Head Marketing and Innovation Excellence, UCB

         

Iain Aitchison
Program Director, Glasgow School of Art and Founder Graft Ltd.

Mike Derocher
Director, 3D Print Experience Design, HP Imaging & Printing

T.S. Balaji
VP Experience Design & Customer Experience,
Cox Communications

Daniel Rosenberg
UX Professor, Author and Consultant,
San Jose State U

Susan Roughley
Principal, Jump Start Consulting; Executive Career Coach, The Ayers Group

         
         
         
         
     

Kevin Bethune
Founder & Chief Creative Officer dreams • design + life (dd.l)

Carole Bilson
President, Design Management Institute

     
         

 

Broad Topics to be Covered at the Conference:

  • The Operations Side of Design

  • Design, AI, Ethics and Technology 

  • Branding, Retail Innovation & Entrepreneurship 

  • Design Thinking & Design Value

  • Design Activism

 

Student Sponsorships available - Click here to request more detail

 

Speaker Topics

 

UX Strategy Megatrends
Dan Rosenberg, UX Consultant, Author and Educator, San Jose State University

 

The Evolution of the Successful Design Leader
Mauro Porcini, SVP, Chief Design Officer, PepsiCo, Inc.

 

Using Service Design to Bring Experiences to Life
T.S. Balaji, VP Experience Design & Customer Experience, Cox Communications

 

12 Types of Design Function
Iain Aitchison, Program Director, Glasgow School of Art and Founder Graft Ltd. (Scotland)

 

Always Solving ™: Transforming a Brand From “Supplier” to “Innovation Partner”
Scott Lerman, CEO, Lucid Brands
Carolmarie C. Brown, Director Global Marketing and Business Communications, Ashland, Inc.

 

Ethics in Design, Innovation and Technology
Craig Walmsley, Senior Director of Design Strategy, Sapient (UK)

 

TAXIS: Corporate Catalysts Driving Innovation to Destination
Gregory Miller, Global Head Marketing and Innovation Excellence, UCB

 

Designing Social Change: Design Activism
Cheryl Heller, Director of Design Integration, Professor of Practice, Innovation Design at Arizona State University
Uday Dandavate, Co-Founder and CEO

 

Human Experiences (HX) for New Realities
Brett Lovelady, CEO, ASTRO Studios

 

The Evolving Role of Design
Oen Hammonds, Design Principal, Employee Experience Design at IBM HR
Ben Landrum, Global Design Manager, Design Innovation strategist, and Global Design Director at IBM
Blake Helman, Program Leader / Design Manager, IBM

 

The Data-Driven Economy, AI, and Design
Jodi Forlizzi, Geschke Director, HCI Institute, The School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

 

HP Reinvents Manufacturing
Mike Derocher, Director, 3D Print Experience Design, HP Imaging & Printing

 

 

 

The dmi:Design Value Awards Dinner Ceremony (6-9pm, Mon Sept. 16)

(Included in Full Conference Pass - Semi-Formal / Dressy Attire)

 

Design Management Institute will recognize winners of the 2019 dmi:Design Value Awards. The Awards honor teams that have worked across boundaries to deliver significant value through design or design management practices. The value can be expressed as positive financial gain, value to the user/customer, advances in process, improvements in organizational capability or culture, and positive impact on social issues / environmental sustainability. Awards are open to consultants, government agencies, non-profit organizations, educators and corporations of any size. Learn more about dmi: Design Value Awards.

 

 

 

   
 

Sunday Workshop: The Future of Design: Designer's Skills, Tools & Technologies for the Future

Sunday, September 15, 2019 (Day 1 of dmi:Design Leadership Conference)
Noon- 4:30pm
Fee: $350 members/ $450 Non members

 

How can we identify the relevant new technologies, societal demands, cultural shifts, and world issues in order to design successful products, services, and experiences for the future? And how can expand data gathering help ensure viability? 
  
This workshop will help teams engaged in product or service development, understand the risks and opportunities involved in new product development in international or U.S. markets. Learn new ways of thinking about products and services in the future.
Read More About the Workshop

Read Dr. Justice's recent DMI Review Article - "The Future of Design Education"

 

Free Webcast: July 24th, 12pm EDT Join Dr. Justice on the Future of Design. Register here

 

 

   
 

Wednesday Workshop: Business Model and Strategic Innovation Tools

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (Day-After dmi:Design Leadership Conference Ends)
9:00am - 4:30pm
Fee: $650 members/ $750 Non members

 

Learn from 2018 dmi:Design Value Award Winners Business Models Inc. in this hands-on workshop for Design and Innovation Leaders. Learn to use vital communications tools such as Lean Startup Thinking, the Business Model, Value Proposition, Vision, and Context Canvases, and the Customer Journey Map. These visual tools and design thinking techniques make complex issues, strategy, and innovation understandable. They help to create a common language and engagement in the organization, and make it possible to design a new strategy for the future - together. Read More About the Workshop

 

Free Webcast: July 17th, 12pm EDT Join Maaike Doyer on Applying Strategic Innovation Tools. Register here

 

 

   
 

Conference Venue / Hotel

All conference sessions will be at the Aloft Boston Seaport District.

Aloft Boston Seaport District
401-403 D St., Boston, MA 02210
(617) 530-1600

 

Aloft Boston Seaport District is a hip hotel in the middle of the vibrant Seaport District (aka Boston’s Innovation District), with easy access to downtown Boston, Cambridge or Logan Airport. Enjoy a unique view of downtown Boston from this redeveloped stretch of the South Boston. Meet & mingle with friends at the W XYZ Bar, grab a snack from Re:Fuel by Aloft, or play in the Re:Mix Lounge. Wind down with a dip in the indoor pool or with in-room Bliss Spa products.

 

Explore this up-and-coming area – from neighborhood gastropubs to the freshest seafood on the Piers. Plan a visit at the Innovation & Design Building, ICA, or just relax on the swings across the street on the Lawn at D or with a game of bocce.


Group Rate Discount: Hotel rates are $269 King room (+tax)

Reservations: Individuals should make their own reservations online here.

Guests may also call reservations at 617.530.1600 and mention the Design Management Institute conference rate.

Reservations must be received on or before Saturday, August 31, 2019: To qualify for the discounted group rate. Reservation requests received after this date will be accepted on a space available basis only and may not qualify for special conference pricing. Rates will be available for three days prior and three days after the conference dates.

Location/Directions
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is located approximately 3 miles from the hotel. A map is here.

 

 

   
 

Sponsorship

A wide variety of promotional opportunities are available to keep your company’s name front and center in the minds of conference attendees, before, during and after their conference experience. Be a general conference sponsor, or sponsor a specific item such as student essay winners or the dmi: Design Value Awards.
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Contact Contact DMI if interested in sponsorship. Sponsorship levels starts at $2500 - $100,000.

 

 

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