DIGIFEST 2019 DATES
25 DOCKSIDE DRIVE
Digifest is a 3 day design & tech festival, as well as a startup event, organized annually by the Digital Media and Gaming Incubator at George Brown College. Thought leaders, entrepreneurs, students and creatives from all industries come together for three days to share compelling digital content and discuss the future of design & technology.
This year’s theme, Creative Growth, explores how we can use unique connections at the intersections of design and technology to grow as educators, entrepreneurs and designers.
Leaders from across the globe have shared the Digifest stage, including visualization designer Giorgia Lupi (USA/Italy), fashion tech designer Anouk Wipprecht (Netherlands), Rijksmuseum marketing director Linda Volkers (Netherlands), Arduino co-founder Massimo Banzi (Italy) and filmmaker Keichi Matsuda (UK/Japan).
+ Scott King, Critical Mass, on social impact and business lessons from the Dark Web
+ Panels on creative branding in the cannabis industry, using blockchain for social good and the future of mobility
+ Ron Di Carlantonio, iNAGO, on designing the next-gen of human-like vehicles
+ The 2019 Digital Pioneer Awards featuring recipient Dr. Sara Diamond, a champion for interdisciplinary collaboration and current President of OCAD University
+ Wing-Ki Chan, Lina Maria Avendano, Korinna Azreiq, Paul McClure and Valerie Lamiel will share their insights on the technologies that are rapidly changing the jewellery industry
+ Jenna Pilgrim, Ceit Butler, Alishba Imran, Alexia Hefti, Bassem El Remesh and Maria Wazir will explore how technology like blockchain is being used for social good worldwide
+ Educators Forum: Presenting some of the best strategies from design schools, and teachers using design thinking in their classrooms
+ Interactive Zone showcasing thought provoking artists, creative tools and immersive installations