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October 2, 2007
There’s no time like the present to explore the future of design.
“Next” is the only conference moving design to the next frontier. Join 120 speakers in more than 40 sessions, along with more than 2,000 attendees from around the world, both in formal and informal settings, at scheduled and unexpected venues, meetings and events. Push the limits of your talent and imagination at community sessions, affinity sessions, intimate roundtable discussions with presenters and other notables, receptions, Happy Hour, the Design Fair, pre-conference studio tours, design workshops the bookstore, e-lounges, film screenings, the 2007 AIGA Typography Quiz, Hands-on Studio, Sketch wall, special events, sponsor interactions and more.

September 25, 2007
Only two weeks and counting! Don't miss out on what's Next
The framework for what’s next in design will be shaped in mere days. What are you waiting for? The future is now. Join the discussion at “Next!”

September 18, 2007
“Next” presents cinematic visions from the past
Giving perspective to an enlightening and vibrant discussion of what’s next, filmmaker and columnist Jeff Scher has curated a program of futuristic nostalgia to be shown throughout “Next: AIGA Design Conference” mainstage proceedings. These films were all products of their time, yet anticipated or even predicted aspects of the present and future. What links them is that each points beyond its historic moment to the future of our evolving visual language.

September 11, 2007
Experience the drama and suspense of Command X!
In this reality show within a conference, one yet-to-be-discovered designer will rise above the rest. Through a series of design problems, solved and presented each day in Denver, a panel of judges will edit a group of seven young designers down to one winner—all in front of an audience of peers, heroes and potential bosses. The winner might just be the next great designer!

September 4, 2007
See Helvetica and director Gary Hustwit, October 11-14
Watch it for the first time or savor your favorite scenes in the company of director Gary Hustwit. You won’t want to miss the screening of Helvetica, a feature-length documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. And then enjoy the rare chance to hear Hustwit’s exclusive take on the film in a Q&A following the screening with some of the featured designers: Michael Bierut, Tobias Frere-Jones and Jonathan Hoefler.

August 29, 2007
Daniel Libeskind and the Denver Art Museum shine at "Next"
Kick off opening night at “Next: AIGA Design Conference” in Denver with the bold and visionary Daniel Libeskind, an international icon in architecture and urban design. Listen to this esteemed architect share insight into his current and future projects, as he returns to the city that is home to his first U.S. structure—the Frederic C. Hamilton Building of the Denver Art Museum.

August 22, 2007
A rare opportunity with cultural authority Kurt Anderson
At “Next: AIGA Design Conference,” Kurt Andersen is your guide to three days of community, insight and discourse as AIGA explores what’s next in great design.

August 15, 2007
Share your vision!
Let the magnificence of Denver and today’s design visionaries inspire and motivate you! Discover, discuss and determine what’s next in great design.

August 2, 2007
Slow days of summer? Schedule a blast of inspiration this fall!
Share your passion and learn what’s next in great design. From biomimicry to the future of texture, design in China to sustainable practices, and narrative to typography, put the future of design in sight today. Hear from some of the world’s most innovative and inspiring voices in design and beyond.

May 10, 2007
Think ahead: Register now for “Next!”
You have only six more days to get the best registration rate for the AIGA Design Conference. Save $125 when you sign up by May 16!

May 3, 2007
Casting immediately: Make your design debut at "Next"
Command X, the reality show of the “Next” design conference, will provide a stage for budding designers of a new generation to break into the industry in front of 2,500 peers, heroes and potential employers. Do you have what it takes?

April 27, 2007
Register by May 16 and save!
Just three weeks remain to get the best rates for “Next: AIGA Design Conference”—early registration ends on May 16. Plans are well underway for you to hear from some of the world's most innovative and inspiring voices in design. Join 2,500 designers from around the the globe and plug in to the thought processes, issues and innovations surrounding design today and defining design tomorrow.

April 23, 2007
"Next" programming for students
AIGA is recognized worldwide as an arbiter of design excellence and an advocate for the effective use of design to create value for clients. It is the largest and most established professional association for design in the world.

April 16, 2007
Speakers announced
Hear some of the most influential voices shaping our world today.

Kurt Andersen, author of Heyday, host of "Studio 360"--Moderator
David C. Baker, ReCourses, Inc.
Marian Bantjes, illustrator, designer
Janine Benyus, Biomimicry Guild--Just added!
Shoshana Berger, ReadyMade
and more!

March 26, 2007
What will we do next?
Join your fellow visionaries at "Next: AIGA Design Conference." AIGA's 12th biennial design conference will look toward the future—not only to see where the design profession is going, but to set the course we want it to take. ?