SPARK DESIGN | A half-day summit on design in Rhode Island
The SPARK DESIGN summit is an engagement platform connecting the design ecosystem. We’ll explore and activate the design and innovation workforce in RI. Join us, and get to know the existing and future design talent in RI. – Gain insight into employer and employee needs, challenges, and opportunities – Collaborate with participants from across the design ecosystem – Experience new ways of thinking and define new frontiers for design in RI Who should attend: Industry leaders: Design leaders, employers, community members as well as high education design professors and department heads. Emerging Creatives: Emerging designers, students, future design professionals, entrepreneurs, and collaboration partners. State leaders and partners looking to learn and connect with the design talent in Rhode Island.
Emerging Creatives: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Register here: thttps://designxri.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/designxri/event.jsp?event=891&
Industry Professionals: 12 PM – 2:30 PM Register here: https://designxri.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/designxri/event.jsp?event=941&
What to expect: SPARK DESIGN will offer a mix of interactive, educational, and social experiences, all designed to maximize engagement potential between participants. You can expect lively community discussions, participatory inquiry, networking opportunities, and workshops. SPARK DESIGN was born out of a mission to bridge the gaps between design leaders and next-generation designers, teachers, innovators, and students – to connect real-world inspiration with the future of design. Globally, design is a force driving the future in technology, experience, and commerce. Locally, the design sector is a powerful and dynamic field – leading in innovation, solutions, and global connection. Rhode Island’s design ecosystem: 11 Colleges and Universities 1100+ graduates of design each year 2,000+ design employers 3rd most creative sector jobs in the U.S. 1 state founded on innovation and maverick leadership