• Harnessing the power of design to create positive change and sustainable growth.

  • Design the future.

    Help draft the blueprint for economic, social and political change.

6 Disciplines of Design

All Congress sessions are designed to intersect, encouraging the sharing of knowledge between disciplines.

Be there when the industry gets together to address global issues through design.

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