In/Visible Talks 2020
601 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
Join us on January 16, 2020 for In/Visible Talks.
In/Visible Talks is a conference for creative professionals that celebrates the art of design. In 2020, we’re asking our speakers—and attendees—to GO BEYOND the expected perspectives, guardrails, materials, and thinking. The creative process isn’t always a linear one and there’s much to be gained by hearing how others have navigated the rich and variegated landscape of people, ideas, deadlines, and passion. Our programming focuses on fresh takes and honest talks about the process, inspiration, and challenges behind the creative practice.
We’re excited to host a talented group of speakers at this year’s conference that have been carefully selected based on their time in the industry and the lessons they learned along the way.
Antionette D. Carroll, President and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab
Aundre Larrow, Visual Artist
Carolien Niebling, Designer & Food Futurist
Indhira Rojas, Founder & Creative Director of Anxy Magazine & Anagraph
Jasmine Friedl, Director of Design of Intercom
JD Beltran, Founder & Director of Center for Creative Sustainability
Jenara Nerenberg, Journalist & Author of Divergent Mind and The Neurodiversity Project
Jennifer Morla, President & Creative Director of Morla Design
Jerome Harris, Design Director of Housing Works
John Bielenberg, Founder and Director of The Think Wrong Institute
Joscelin Cooper, Reach UX Communications and Culture of Google
Kevin Huynh, Founding Partner of People & Company, and Coauthor of "Get Together"
Kristen House, Content Strategy Lead & Manager of Google
LaDonna Witmer Willems, Editorial Director of Dropbox
Manuela King, Principal/President of RHAA Landscape Architects and Planners
Melissa Miyamoto-Mills, Motion & Brand Designer of Ueno
Michelle Rial, Illustrator & Author of "Am I Overthinking This?"
Sarah Charlotte Jones, Education and Programs Manager of Museum of Craft and Design
Sophie Maxwell, Global Futures Director of Pearlfisher
General Admission Tickets - $450
*Conference tickets are good for admission to the event on January 16th, 2020.
Your general admission ticket gets you:
A full-day ticket to the conference, January 16, 2020
Invitation to our exclusive In/Visible Talks 2020 happy hour at the Museum of Craft & Design (free drinks and snacks included for the first hour)
Free admission to the Museum of Craft & Design on date of your choice (in addition to the happy hour)
Free admission to industry events such as Untitled Art Fair, AFTER DARK at the Exploratorium, and discounted admission to FOG Design+Art
An amazing swag bag
Loads of inspiration and new ideas!
[Workshops on January 17th will require a separate and specific registration.]
We’ll be hosting an additional day of workshops on January 17th at CCA Graduate Center - 184 Hooper St, San Francisco, CA 94107 to get you out of your comfort zone and keep the inspiration flowing. Come get your hands dirty with us! Please click the individual links below for tickets.
Charts & Crafts: Telling Stories with Everyday Objects - $150
facilitated by Michelle Rial
9am - 12pm at 184 Hooper St, San Francisco
In this workshop, you'll experiment with telling short visual stories using the objects around you. This workshop will be taught by Michelle Rial, the author of "Am I Overthinking This? Over-answering life's questions in 101 charts". Her book was born out of an ongoing struggle with chronic repetitive strain injuries; many of the charts use real-life objects to help illustrate everyday ruminations.
Beyond Diversity Awareness: Designing for Equity - $150
facilitated by Antionette D. Carroll
9am - 12pm at 184 Hooper St, San Francisco
What are the roles of equity, history, and power in designing outcomes that either uphold or dismantle oppressive systems? How have our perspectives been shaped by the various environments and influences we’ve interacted with throughout our lives? In this interactive introductory workshop, participants will learn about and apply award-winning Equity-Centered Community Design strategies to examine how their own identities shape design and decision-making and begin to develop the personal foundation for becoming a new type of civic leader: an Equity Designer (or Design Ally working in solidarity). Also, participants will explore the reality that systems produce what they are designed to produce, and that we can and must redesign for equity.
Using the Creative Process to Guide Your Career - $150
facilitated by Jasmine Friedl
1pm - 4pm at 184 Hooper St, San Francisco
In this workshop, you will explore and practice what it means to use the creative process on your biggest project: your career! We'll examine and discuss concepts of preparation, incubation, illumination, and verification in the context of different career paths and trajectories, and we'll work through exercises that you'll be able to apply as regular practices. Participants are invited to an inclusive and safe learning environment where we can discover and learn from each other.
Design For Good: Hackathon - $20
facilitated by Camile Matonis
9am - 1pm at 184 Hooper St, San Francisco
Join UX/UI Designer Camille Matonis, San Francisco chapter leader of Make a Mark, in this half-day hackathon style workshop that will explore "Designing Solutions to Food Waste." Three food-focused nonprofits will present the challenges they face in their organizations with a focus on designing solutions to the issue of food waste.
Attendees will be randomly assigned teams which will each be given 3 hours to learn about their assigned nonprofit, ideate solutions to issues of food waste, get feedback, and deliver a final product. The exercise will provide an opportunity for the organizations to get fresh new perspectives and apply a design thinking methodology to the problems they are facing. It will give participants an opportunity to learn more about food waste and inspire them to cultivate new ways to minimize the food waste in their lives and/or communities.
[Workshop tickets do not include admission to the conference on January 16th. Each workshop requires a specific registration.]
For more information on the In/Visible Project and its founders, Arianna Orland and Dava Guthmiller, visit our website.
10 Patron Tickets - $1500
Being an In/Visible Talks patron is a fantastic way to support our efforts at greater level (which we REALLY appreciate), spend even more time with us, and get to know the team.
Your patron ticket gets you:
A seat at our coveted speaker/sponsor dinner Wednesday January 15, 2020
A ticket to the conference, January 16, 2020
Two conference workshop tickets, for January 17, 2020
An amazing VIP swag bag
Your name in the 2020 conference program
VIP access to In/Visible Project events through the year
A discount code for conference events you can share with your friends
A huge thank you from the bottom of our hearts
*Special thanks to Jina Anne (@sushiandrobots) for the idea on this one. She does the same thing for her Clarity Conference and we think it’s a heck of an idea.
All cancellation requests must be made in writing.
Registrations canceled prior to December 16th, 2019 will be refunded.
A processing fee of $100 per ticket will apply to all refunds.
Registrations may be transferred to someone else until December 16, 2019.
All transfer requests must be made in writing. No transfer will be accepted after December 16, 2019.
We reserve the right to change the above policy at any time without prior notice.
We reserve the right to cancel the event, and if this occurs, we shall refund the total fees paid.
Recording and Image Waiver
In/Visible Talks reserves the right to broadcast and transmit recorded content via TV, Satellite, Cable, Internet, and any other means of distribution. In/Visible Talks also reserves the right to capture photographic images during the event and use them for promotional purposes. By entering you agree to be filmed, photographed and recorded. You also agree that all material captured by In/Visible Talks may be used by In/Visible Talks and its partners for promotional purposes, worldwide.
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