The Careers Forum and Course Expo is exclusively curated for students, parents and teachers. The event features a two and a half hour forum, preceded by a design course expo.
The Design Futures Forum and Careers Expo introduces students to a line-up of internationally acclaimed designers, across multiple disciplines, recognised for their unique ideas and exemplary execution of their craft. Design Futures presents an opportunity for teachers of design, and students interested in the creative industries, to gain an insight into the role of design in multiple sectors.
The forum explores the practice and processes of the world’s leading creatives, while also supporting the transition from secondary school to further education and careers, allowing students to explore career pathways in a range of design disciplines including: Communication Design, Product and Industrial Design, Interactive and Multimedia Design and Design for the Built Environment.
2016 Design Futures Speakers
Dr Ken Cato AO CATO BRAND PARTNERS
Bambi Damty DELOITTE DIGITAL
James De Colling ZERO LATENCY VR
Megan Hess MEGAN HESS ILLUSTRATION
Nicolas Hogios TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
Lisa Oaten STUDIO PERISCOPE
Raphael Pimentel LUMA PICTURES
Roland Snooks STUDIO ROLAND SNOOKS
The Design Careers Expo brings together leading Universities, TAFE Colleges and Design Academies; providing industry knowledge for a range of career pathways and design disciplines. Students, parents and teachers can obtain helpful advice about the transition from secondary to tertiary education and explore pathways to careers in a broad range of design fields including design for film and television, graphic design, industrial and product design, animation, architecture, illustration, photography, interactive media and advertising.