Save The Date:
April 12th – 14th, 2018
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Schedule

Make sure you don't miss a thing. Plan your conference experience here,
and check back often for updates. (all times in CST)

Thursday

11:30am: Studio Tour Check-in

12:30pm: Studio Tours

Friday

7:30am: Conference Check-in

8:30am: Welcome

9:00am: Keynote: Butler Looney

10:30am: Breakout Sessions

11:30am: Lunch Break

1:00pm: Senior Job Fair

1:00pm: Breakout Sessions

2:30pm: Breakout Sessions

4:00pm: Breakout Sessions

6:15pm: Keynote: Ashley Davis-Marshall

Saturday

8:30am: Welcome

9:00am: Keynote: Allana MacGowan

10:30am: Breakout Sessions

11:30am: Lunch Break

12:30pm: Underclassmen Portfolio Review

1:00pm: Breakout Sessions

2:30pm: Breakout Sessions

4:30pm: Keynote: Rob Jones & Eric Garza

6:30pm: Awards Gala

8:30pm: Student After Party






  • Thursday, April 12th
  • Friday, April 13th
  • 10:30am - 11:30am
    Wonder Years: How to Survive Your First Five Years In The Real World
    Breakout Sessions
  • 10:30am - 11:30am
    Anti-Disciplinary: The Designer & The City
    Breakout Sessions
  • 10:30am - 11:30am
    Creating Work That Works
    Breakout Sessions
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Going Freelance … as an introvert
    Breakout Sessions
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Standing Out In Museum Design
    Breakout Sessions
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Stay Thirsty, Stay Foolish
    Breakout Sessions
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    5 Things You Will Not Learn in Design School
    Breakout Sessions
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    A Time to Think and a Time to Eat Squid
    Breakout Sessions
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    The World is Round: An Exploration of 360-integrated Marketing Campaigns
    Breakout Sessions
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    The Inside Scoop: A Food Styling & Photography Workshop
    Breakout Sessions
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    What the Dump? A Hand-Lettering Workshop & Mini Competition
    Breakout Sessions
  • Saturday, April 14th
  • 10:30am - 11:30am
    3 Characteristics (You Already Have) to Have an Awesome Career in UX Design
    Breakout Sessions
  • 10:30am - 11:30am
    The Art of Printing
    Breakout Sessions
  • 10:30am - 11:30am
    How to Become a Highly Successful Designer, Whatever That Means
    Breakout Sessions
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    THE BOOK According to Hank: 13 Secrets for a Killer Portfolio
    Breakout Sessions
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sacred Cows Make Good Brisket
    Breakout Sessions
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Spit it Out: Killer Concepts in Five Words or Fewer Copywriting Workshop
    Breakout Sessions
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Hello Poster Show Analog Workshop
    Breakout Sessions