The program consists of three seminars (each repeated twice) and three workshops. The seminars cost $75 each and include full admission to the combined Design City and Print World show. The workshops, on the theme of sustainability and design, are free with admission to the show ($18 at the door or $9 if you pre-register).
Full session descriptions, speaker bios and schedules are available on the Design City web site, but here is the synopsis:
How to Sell Design
Moderator: Craig Swistun, RGD, writes Design Edge Canada’s popular “Mind Your Business” column, focusing on practical business tips for designers. He has worked as a designer and creative manager for various corporations and design agencies, co-founded a small graphic design firm, and worked as a freelance designer. He will be joined on the panel by leading designers representing small, mid-size and large design firms.
Why is My Orange Brown? How to Produce Colour-Accurate Work Each and Every Time with Today’s New Tools
Speaker: Angus Pady, Owner, Digital Solutions: Digital Solutions, a Toronto-based company providing colour management services, products, training and support to a wide array of clients. This expert session is focused on new techniques and technology for producing stunning colour-accurate work while saving time and money.
What’s New in QuarkXPress 8: A Guided How-to Tour
Speaker: Bob Atkinson is one of North America’s recognized experts in design and publishing technology. He has more than 70 clients across Canada and the U.S. using either Quark or Ado