Just a few of the events happening this fall.
Vancouver BC: Alcuin Awards Ceremony and Talk
The Alcuin Society is pleased to announce that, once again this year, Emily Carr University of Art + Design will host the awards ceremony for their annual competition. As well, as in the past, there will be an interesting speaker from the field of book design. They sincerely hope that you will be able to attend.
At this year's ceremony, Alcuin Society Directors will present awards in two different categories. Winners of the 2009 Alcuin Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada will receive their awards from Richard Hopkins. The Robert R. Reid Lifetime Achievement in the Book Arts award for 2009 will be presented to one of the family members of the winner, the late Jim Rimmer, by Eric Swanick. The Emcee will be Roberto Dosil (Publisher, CCSP Press, Vancouver).
This year's speaker, Michael Carabetta (Creative Director, Chronicle Books, San Francisco) will give a talk On Chronicle Books: Seeing Things Differently.
The award-winning books from this year's design competition will be available for viewing before (and after) the evening's events.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 21
Time: Book viewing: 6:45; Event: 7:00
Place: Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Room 301,
South Building (Granville Island), Vancouver, BC
Co-sponsors: The Alcuin Society and Emily Carr University for Art + Design
Admission: Free and Open to All
Victoria BC: Alcuin Society 2009 Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada
Exhibition at the McPherson Library, University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Runs until October 29, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am -4:30 pm
Check www.alcuinsociety.com/awards for a complete schedule of 19 exhibition venues across Canada.
Thirty winning titles were chosen from 252 Canadian entries published in 2009, from 9 provinces and 108 publishers. See a list of the winners at http://blog.alcuinsociety.com/2010/03/canadas-30-best-designed-books-2010.html
November 11-12, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Design thinking has never been more important. Technology has democratized design, putting the power to create in the hands of everyone. But design is about more than creation. At DesignThinkers 2010, we invite you to learn how to be more relevant to clients, more valuable to employers and more fulfilled in your work as we discuss the unique problem-solving processes of the design thinker.
Over 300 are already registered. Check out Who's Attending.
The Advertising & Design Club of Canada
Awards Show and After-Party
Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance & Learning
273 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON
Reception - 5:30 pm, Awards Ceremony - 6:30 pm, After Party - 8:00 pm
25 years of Big Thinking
Honouring Bruce Mau, Founder & Chairman of Bruce Mau Design
Proceeds support DX youth programs and the DX permanent collection.
Honourary VIP Dinner & Party
Share this monumental occasion with special guest, Kathleen Bartels, Director, Vancouver Art Gallery and celebrate the colossal talent of Bruce Mau at DX’s premier VIP event. Mix it up with bruce, throw your weight around and blend with designer types at DDX’s annual spectacle. Dress to impress.
Info at designexchange.org
UCDA Design Summit
March 24-26, 2011
Baltimore, Maryland, Pier 5 Hotel
Attend the 2011 UCDA Design Summit and learn how to look at your communication plan and see how your brand can extend into a strong print portfolio and beyond, becoming integrated into the everyday lives of your audience and explore how to utilize social media and take our brands to the next level.
The UCDA Design Summit, with a focus on branding, is the single most relevant event tailored specifically for communicators in education.
Registration opens December 1, 2010 with an early-bird registration discount through February 6, 2011. While you are budgeting for 2011, remember to include the UCDA Design Summit.
2011 SEGD Annual Conference + Expo
Society for Environmental Graphic Design
June 1 – 4
Hyatt Regency Montréal, Montréal, Quebec
The global community of people working at the intersection of communication design
and the built environment.
The Manner and Matter of Leadership: Mastering the Art of Influence
Nov. 1-2, 2010
If you're interested in enhancing your personal leadership capabilities and leveraging design's presence within your organization, then this seminar is definitely for you!
Click www.gdc.net/designers/events.php for more great event listings.