Schedule

Mon

Nov 2

Mo Bofill
11:00 am
 – 
12:30 pm

Join Mo Bofill in this session on understanding design as primarily a way of thinking about solutions, meaningful experiences and cultural impact. She will break down what is needed to build a strong portfolio to display your work and intention, and how to talk to clients and potential clients with confidence about your concepts, solutions and strategies.

Frontier
3:00 pm
 – 
4:30 pm

Frontier leads a moderated discussion on the journey to crafting memorable and strategic stories for brands through design, including your own. Frontier will also be discussing strategies for the entrepreneur looking to build brands, better their skill sets, and raise their profile.

Day 1 Tickets

Tue

Nov 3

R3VE
11:00 am
 – 
12:30 pm

R3VE leads a workshop on mapping out your own canvas as a creative entrepreneur, defining your unique value proposition and leveraging that to further position your business.

Artscape
3:00 pm
 – 
4:30 pm

Tanya Sinclair will lead a workshop on what you need to know to best navigate the job market that is going through systemic changes. She will also provide a step-by-step on how to get comfortable with ourselves and our skill sets through unprecedented times.

Day 2 Tickets

Wed

Nov 4

AGO
11:00 am
 – 
12:30 pm

AGO leads a workshop centring on exploring how art workers and artists can build community in new social landscape. Speakers will unpack the conversations that are being had and the personal knowledge required to be able to navigate opportunity and constraint in today’s new territory.

Robin Nishio
3:00 pm
 – 
4:30 pm

Robin Nishio demonstrates the tools to bring your ideas of creation into the final product, from concept to execution. Diving into the understanding of leveraging your multidisciplinary creative skills, he will discuss the power of being a Jack of All Trades, unifying the threads of all your mediums to build success.

Day 3 Tickets

Thu

Nov 5

Refinery29
11:00 am
 – 
12:30 pm

Kathleen Newman-Bremang leads a workshop in learning how to connect culture, community and experience to your work in ways that are relevant and intentional for your core demographic. Kathleen will also touch on the importance on creating empowering narratives for women in the field of art, culture and media.

VSP
3:00 pm
 – 
4:30 pm

VSP leads a panel discussion on how to build progressive representation through fashion, clothing and consumer experiences. Panelists will also discuss the process of building a multiple brand retailer's image and online experience, while navigating the fast-paced changes in the fashion sector.

Day 4 Tickets