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Amazing speakers. Inspiring Thinkshops. Great interaction with fellow designers and creative thinkers. Hang onto your seat; we've got an amazing event in store for you.

Friday March 27, 2015

Morning Session (7am - 12pm)

7-9:00 Registration and Resource Center open. Visit each sponsor on Friday to be eligible to enter raffle at the end of the conference on Saturday.
9:00 Opening Film and Welcome
9:10 Jorge Gutierrez and Sandra Equihua
9:40 Michael Bierut
10:15 Break. Resource Center, Bookstore and Silent Auction open.
10:40 Julia Zeltser
11:50 Lunch at Garden by the Sea. Resource Center, Bookstore and Silent Auction open.

Afternoon Session (2pm - 5:30pm)

2:00 Pixels of Fury Movie
2:15 Justin Skeesuck
2:45 Break. Resource Center, Bookstore and Silent Auction open.
3:15 Sharon Werner
3:50 Break. Resource Center, Bookstore and Silent Auction open.
5:30-8 Reception at Garden by the Sea.
Pixels of Fury. Your first drink and appetizers are complimentary. Drink coupons available at reception. Additional cash bar drinks available.

Saturday March 28, 2015

Morning Session (7am - 12pm)

7-9:00 Registration, Silent Auction, and Bookstore open.
9:00 Opening Film and Welcome
9:10 Erik Natzke
9:40 Thinkshop Sessions. Your Thinkshop selection is printed on your badge.
12:00 On-Your-Own Lunch

Afternoon Session (2pm - 5:30pm)

2:00 Brian Gartside
2:30 Gail Anderson
3:00 Break. Resource Center, Bookstore and Silent Auction open.
3:20 Silent Auction bidding ends
3:40 LINK Presentation
4:00 Justin Manor
4:30 Silent Auction items distributed. Bookstore closes. Book signing by available authors.
6-9:00 Closing Party at the W Hotel
421 West B St, San Diego, CA 92101
Bring conference badge for free admission. $20 guest fee for all others.

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Dialogues Poster Exhibition

In 1989, AIGA San Diego launched its first event: a rare exhibitiion of posters from the Soviet Union. Today, AIGA Fellows Ron Miriello and Candice Lopez have relaunched the collection and teamed with new artists to produce The Dialogues Poster Exhibition, which explores the ever-changing world of the Soviet Union. At City College.

Resource Center

Come see all the amazing ways our sponsors can help you do your job better. Get your pass stamped by every vendor and you'll be entered for a chance to win a cool prize.

Friday Night Reception

Enjoy stimulating conversation and a glass of wine or craft beer and take in the views of Mission Bay and beyond in the Garden by the Sea outside the back door of the auditorium. Make sure to stick around for Pixels of Fury!

Pixels of Fury

Shutterstock presents Pixels of Fury, a competition where designers compete in front of a live audience to conceive and create inspiring posters at breakneck speed. Happening Friday night.

Book Store

Here's a chance to get your favorite graphic design books at a discount—including some by our conference speakers.

Silent Auction

Make your bid on every thing a designer could want—from graphic design books, to art, to cool gear and dining. All proceeds benefit AIGA San Diego and LINK, an art outreach program sponsored by AIGA San Diego to serve teens in need.

Topic Lunches

Sign up to take part in a lunch discussion on a particular topic on Saturday. This is a great way to meet design associates with similar interests.

The After Party

All the fun is happening Saturday night in the W Hotel's Rooftop Bar in the lively Gaslamp quarter. You won't want to miss this one.

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