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Ottawa Art Gallery - Galerie d'art d'Ottawa
50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 0C5
Whether you're an in-house design department of one or part of a creative team that spans multiples offices in multiple countries, RGD invites you to join us at our first-ever conference specifically for designers who work in internal creative departments/agencies. We've designed a program to hone your skills, augment your value to your team and provide tactics to advance the strategic role of design within your organization.
In addition to a mixed format of presentations, interactive workshops and customized roundtable discussions, this event includes a continental breakfast and a warm buffet lunch and offers multiples ways for you to connect and share knowledge with other in-house designers and experts.
Presentations (for more information, visit rgd.ca/ihdc
— Coffee, Cubicles and Creativity: Focusing Creativity in a Corporate Environment workshop conducted by Robert Smith RGD, Owner & Creative Director at Greenmelon
— Walking the Line: Balancing in In-House Design
Presented by Erin Craig RGD, Creative Director of Trade Publishing at Harlequin
— Government: A New Frontier for Design
Presented by Chris Govias, Chief of Design with the Canadian Digital Service
— Turning Difficult In-House Clients into Your Cheerleaders
Presented by Stella Guan, Senior Visual Designer at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
— Art + Strategy: Using Design to Bend Rules, Turn Heads and Not Break Your Brand
Presented by Josh McInerney RGD, Manager of Design and Creative at Ryerson University
— Service Departments are for Autos and Appliances: Moving from Service to Strategic
Presented by Deborah Peterson, Creative Director at Rogers Communications
— Designing for Impact: Measuring the Impact of Service Design
workshop conducted by Katie Monteith, Director of Customer Experience at PwC & Marie Serrano, Policy Advisor, Policy Innovation Hub at The Ontario Cabinet Office
Pricing (includes taxes and fees)
RGD Member — $163 ($223 after March 4)
Non-Member* — $253 ($313 after March 4)
* Non-Member Special
Save $75 when you buy Affiliate Membership as part of your Registration. You'll also receive access to DesignThinkers presentation recordings, free webinars, discount to enter the In-House Design Awards, free subscriptions to Applied Arts and Fast Company and more.
* If you're interested in registering your team of in-house creatives, please contact Heidi at [email protected]
for information on our group rate.
Novotel Ottawa (approx. 3 minute walk to Ottawa Art Gallery)
Superior Room — 1 King Bed / *RGD rate: $149.00
*RGD rate ends February 26. RGD rate applies to reservations for the night of April 11 only.
To book: https://book.passkey.com/event/49845715/owner/5484/home
Questions? Email Rebecca at [email protected]