Archived on August 20, 2012. Visit www.aiga.org for more information.

Speakers

The AIGA Design Conference brings together some of the most inspiring and unique perspectives. Below are some of the distinct voices attendees heard from! Go to "Post Next" to experience podcasts and presentations from the conference.

List of speakers | Speakers A–G | Speakers H–M | Speakers N–Z

Daarina Abdus-Samad, Norma Coombs Middle School in Pasadena, CA
Lisa M. Abendroth, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Sean Adams, AdamsMorioka
Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Microsoft
Kurt Andersen, author of Heyday, host of "Studio 360"
Gail Anderson, SpotCo
Dana Arnett, VSA Partners
Neal Ashby, Ashby Design
David C. Baker, ReCourses, Inc.
Marian Bantjes, illustrator, designer
Bryan Bell, Design Corp
Janine Benyus, Biomimicry Guild
Shoshana Berger, ReadyMade
John Bielenberg, C2 and Project M
Michael Bierut, Pentagram
Joan Bodensteiner, Adobe
Alexander Brebner, Bumble & Bumble
Adam Brodsley, Volume
Doris Brown, Pantone
Stefan Bucher, 344 Design
Paul Budnitz, Kidrobot
Bill Buxton, Microsoft
Casey Caplowe, Good magazine
Joseph Caponsacco, Quark Incorporated
Valerie Casey, IDEO
Allan Chochinov, Core77
Brian Collins, Ogilvy & Mather
Chris Converse, Chris Converse Design
Lafcadio Cortesi, ForestEthics
Patrick Cox, Wolff Olins
Moira Cullen, Coca-Cola North America
Greg Cunningham, Limited Brands (Victoria’s Secret)
Nick Currie, a.k.a. Momus
Matthew Curry, Imagefed
Meredith Davis, North Carolina State University
Brian Dougherty, celery design
William Drenttel, Design Observer and Winterhouse
Hugh Dubberly, Dubberly Design Office
Robin Edman, Swedish Industrial Design Foundation
Tina Roth Eisenberg, Swissmiss
Rafael Fajardo, University of Denver
Ed Fella, illustrator, designer, photographer
Lewis Fix, Domtar EarthChoice
David Ford, Metafore
Tobias Frere-Jones, Hoefler & Frere-Jones, Inc.
Amy Gendler, AIGA China
Nik Hafermaas, Art Center College of Design
Stanley Hainsworth, Starbucks
Allan Haley, Monotype Imaging
Bart Haney, FuseProject and Superhappybunny
Steve Hartman, Creativille
Jim Hauptman, L.L.Bean
Grace Hawthorne, ReadyMade
Melinda Head, Head Research
Eric Heiman, Volume
Jessica Helfand, Winterhouse
Steven Heller, New York Times Book Review and School of Visual Arts
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper
Jonathan Hoefler, Hoefler & Frere-Jones, Inc.
Gary Hustwit, Helvetica film
Maira Kalman, illustrator, designer
Linda Joy Kattwinkel, Esq., Owen, Wickersham & Erickson
Ed Krug,  Aquent Consulting
Allyson Lack, Principle Inc.
Julie Lasky, I.D. Magazine
Laura Latham, Gensler Design
Warren Lehrer, EarSay,  SUNY Purchase and School of Visual Arts
Daniel Libeskind, Studio Daniel Libeskind
Ellen Lupton, Maryland Institute College of Art and Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Elena Manferdini, Atelier Manferdini
Bobby C. Martin, Jr., Jazz at Lincoln Center
Katherine McCoy, High Ground Studios
Michael McCoy, High Ground Studios
Chris Moody, Aquent on Demand
Patricia Moore, Moore Design Associates
Noreen Morioka, Adams Morioka
Doreen Nelson, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in the College of Education and Integrative Studies and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena
Christoph Niemann, illustrator, animator, graphic designer
Emily Oberman, Number Seventeen
Santiago Piedrafita, North Carolina State University
Shel Perkins, AIGA Center for Practice Management
Thomas Phinney, Adobe
Sharon Poggenpohl, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tom Pollock, Metafore
Neil Powell, WeAreGigantic
Adam Pratt, Adobe
Timothy Prestero, Design that Matters
Rick Robinson, PhD, E–lab
Vivian Rosenthal, TronicStudio.com
Laurie Rosenwald, Rosenworld
Anthony Russell, Russell Design
Joyce Rutter Kaye, Print magazine
Liz Sanders, MakeTools, LLC
Louise Sandhaus, Durfee Regn Sandhaus
Adrian Shaughnessy, author of How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul
RitaSue Siegel, RitaSue Siegel Resources (Aquent)
Bonnie Siegler, Number Seventeen
Jennifer Smith, AGI
Alex Steffen, Worldchanging
Chip Stine, Sandy Alexander, Inc.
Scott Stowell,
Open
Barbara Sudick, California State University
Jennifer Sukis, Principle Inc.
Jakob Trollback, Trollback + Company
Dori Tunstall, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
Jody Turner, Culture of Future
Alica Twemlow, School of Visual Arts
Lydia Varmazis, Adobe
Khoi Vinh, The New York Times
Armin Vit, SpeakUp
Stephen Wahl, IDEO
Alissa Walker, UnBeige.com
Garth Walker, Orange Juice Design
John Walters, Eye Magazine
Min Wang, 2008 Olympic Games identity
Michelle Washington, Flow9 and Fashion Institute of Technology, on 2007 AIGA medalist Georg Olden
Holly Willis, University of Southern California’s Institute for Multimedia Literacy
David Womack, Adobe ThinkTank
Pamela Zuccker, Principle Inc.