The Country's Biggest Undergraduate Design Conference
 
 
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empowering the next generation of creative talent

april 7-8th, 2018 | NYC

 
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des•ig•na•tion (n):

an all-expenses-paid exploration of the versatility of a career in design, how design is applied differently across industries, and what it looks like to be a design leader facing the business and social challenges of our world.

first round deadline: CLOSED.
second round: sunday, february 25th @ 11:59PM est.

 
 
 
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key•note (n):

a time to answer the big-picture questions shaping design today & where the field will go tomorrow.

topics will be released soon. view past keynotes here.

 
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Sam Yen

Chief Design Officer

SAP

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Steve Vassallo

General Partner

Foundation Capital

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Dana Arnett

President-Elect | Partner

AIGA | VSA Partners

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Erica Tjader

VP of Design

SurveyMonkey

 

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work•shop (v):

to learn by collaborating, creating, and critiquing.

design from the perspective of Vc, advertising, tech, and digital.

 
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ven•ue (n): 

a state-of-the-art studio that has played host to the likes of adobe and nyfw. 

spring studios, 6 st johns ln. new york, ny 10013

 
 
 
 
 

con•nect (v):

to form friendships with likeminded people from across the country.

future partners, mentors, and roommates await.

 
 

 

spon•sor (v): 

to help us do what we do & keep it all free for students.

round of applause for those below - thank you.

 
 
 
 

 

 
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ap•ply (v): 

to share who you are, where you come from, and what you'll do.

all applications are considered on a need-blind basis, and all costs are covered for accepted attendees.


we're not just looking for designers; entrepreneurs, artists, writers, and makers are all welcome - anyone with a love for design wishing to learn more welcome. all applications are considered on a need-blind basis, and all costs are covered for accepted attendees.

first deadline: closed.

second deadline: sunday feb 25th, 2018 @ 11:59PM EST.