DESIGN: Chicago 2012

Hey gang, if you are in the Chicago area, there’s a great annual event being held on April 12th called DESIGN: Chicago. It’s been going on for about 5 or 6 years and is always great.

"ROI by Design

Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, Kellogg School of Management, Segal Design Institute, MMM program, and Master of Product Design and Development program are pleased to host the sixth annual Design:Chicago seminar. Design:Chicago is an opportunity for design experts from throughout the Chicago area to gather and discuss the increasing prominence of design in our region.

We are pleased to welcome professionals from Motorola, Humana, McDonald’s, Herman Miller, and Wolverine World Wide Northwestern to discuss ROI by Design.

4:00 p.m.
Julio M. Ottino, dean, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Walter Herbst, director, Master of Product Design and Development Program, McCormick School of Engineering

4:10 p.m.
Jim Wicks, senior vice president, consumer experience design, Motorola
Joan Kelly, corporate director of consumer experience, Humana
Denis Weil, corporate vice president, Concept+Design, McDonald’s Corporation
Gary Smith, director of design facilitation, Herman Miller
Craig Throne, vice president of global marketing, Wolverine World Wide

6:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
6:30 p.m. Cocktails

Oh, and it’s free.