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July 24th, 12pm EDT
Join a free webcast with Dr. Justice on the Future of Design.
Register here


Aloft Boston Seaport District
401-403 D St, Boston, MA 02210


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. 
Designers will learn new ways to think about the future and how to play a part in designing the technological tools needed for future work. Futurists and Technologists will get a better understanding of the field of design and how to engage designers in your projects to ensure success. All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Justice’s new book The Future of Design: Global Product Innovation for a Complex World.*


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



Date and Location:

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Noon- 4:30pm


Aloft Boston Seaport District
401-403 D St, Boston, MA 02210



There will be many facilitated opportunities for networking and peer interaction.

 - Registration/Introductions

 - A variety of discussions and exploratory exercises on:

  • design jobs of the future
  • future challenges for design researchers
  • future challenges for design managers
  • the future of interface - the future of design and big data
  • the growing complexity of design thinking and reasoning
  • ethical grey areas and design
  • the impact of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Goals


Who Should Attend:

Product and Service Designers
Product Managers 
Marketing & Innovation Managers


Fee per person*:  

$350 DMI Members
$450 Non-Members


* - All Registered attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Justice's new book: "The Future of Design."  Register by Friday September 6th to be guaranteed a book. Late registrations will not receive a book.




Aloft Boston Seaport District
401-403 D St., Boston, MA 02210

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.




To Register for the Design Management Conference and this Workshop click here.


To Register for this Workshop Only click click here.



About the Facilitator:  

Lorraine Justice, PhD FIDSA is an internationally known designer, speaker, and author specializing in helping leaders and teams responsible for complex development initiatives maximize their likelihood of success. Having lived seven years in China, she is a leading expert in east-west design, innovation and design research practices. She is Dean Emerita at the Rochester Institute of Technology College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, former Dean of the School of Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Board Member of IDSA and East West Center for Design Research among others. 

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