Sex Drugs & Helvetica is a one day conference taking place in both Brisbane on September 4th & Melbourne on September 11th, about design in practice. Described as “industry espionage” and “work experience at six studios in one day”, it’s an exclusive look at the highs, the hurdles and the learning curves behind six internationally-renowned designers.
The Maine Startup & Create Week (MSCW) showcases the vibrant, startup eco-system in Portland, Maine and connects the growing community of people inspired by the entrepreneurial success and potential of the city.
The 2015 SEEED Summit is a two-day national gathering focused on building effective social enterprise ecosystems that drive economic development. Convening social impact trailblazers to share best practice and create new collaborations, the conference is itself a partnership between Social Enterprise Greenhouse, the Social Innovation Initiative at Brown University, Worldways Social Marketing, and the SEEED at Brown student group. Over 750…
HOW Design Live is the biggest annual gathering of creative professionals, anywhere. This year marks the 25th anniversary, May 4th – 8th in Chicago, to explore the biggest ideas, meet your design gurus, and learn from the brightest — in a five-day design extravaganza. You’ll learn from innovative thinkers for inspiring keynotes, hands-on workshops and nuts-and-bolts…
Sappi is proud to host a presentation and cocktail reception April 9th in New York City for our Ideas that Matter program. Cheryl Heller, who created this ground-breaking initiative for Sappi 15 years ago, will explore the evolving path of social design and highlight projects that have made a lasting impact in communities. Join us to celebrate 15 years of the Ideas that Matter program and kick off the 2015 call for entries.
Join a unique mix of experts, startups and students of Social Innovation for an interactive evening meant to bridge theory and practice in this field. First, Cheryl Heller will lecture on the emergence and urgency of the discipline. Then a panel of entrepreneurs from CSI, grad students from DSI, and Avenues upper school students will…
There are over 2500 inmates in the U.S. who are serving a Life Without Parole sentence for a crime they committed as juveniles. The U.S. is the only country in the world that allows Life Without Parole sentencing for youth. Join SVA’s Design for Social Innovation (DSI) students and faculty, as we investigate the harsh realities, current policies, and potential role of design thinking and social innovation on juvenile justice issues.
Please join us on Thursday April 2nd for an engaging conversation about design for social innovation: what it means for the future with the students who are shaping this new frontier; and how its methods and thinking can be integrated into your organization.
Join Be Social Change on Monday, March 23 from 7 PM to 9 PM for Personal Power: Communication Design and Social Impact with Cheryl Heller, Chair - MFA Design for Social Innovation at SVA.
Join a team of designers from the innovative Design for Social Innovation program at SVA to create a game in ONE WEEKEND. We will take projects from concept to a workable prototype with mentorship from veteran game designers and producers.