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Event – Brave New World design seminar – 18 July

Posted in Events, Models, Research by Ferne Edwards on July 16th, 2008

Brave New World
Design Victoria, together with Furnishing Industry Association of Australia, Soft Furnishing Industry Association of Australia, Sustainability Victoria and Textile Distributors Association present the Design Ready Seminar – Brave new world.

Design Ready seminars demonstrate to Victorian small to medium enterprises how to successfully use design to increase competitiveness, innovation and export performance.

Seminar overview
Prepare to be challenged. Welcome to the new world where only design smart, fast thinking, fast acting industries will survive the global juggernaut that threatens to undermine previous successes and immediate futures.

Hear a design-led success story followed by presentations from leading thinkers and designer/ manufacturers who will deliver new ideas, new technologies, new materials and changes that await manufacturing industries in the new world.

Annie Harper – Director, Ideanation

Michael Bond – State Sales Manager, Zenith Interiors

Dr Ralph Horne – Director, Centre for Design, RMIT University

Robyn Galloway – Director, Galloway Design Collective / ESO – Environmentally Sustainable Objects

John Eussen – Director, Eussen PR Consulting

Dean Gaylor – Director, Mance Design

Who should attend?
This seminar will benefit in-house furniture/product designers, textile manufacturers, specifiers (wholesalers and distributors) and management of manufacturing businesses.

Seminar details
Friday 18 July 2008
7.15 am to 7.45 am – breakfast and registration
7.45 am to 9.15 am – presentation and question time

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Level 2, Auditorium
2 Clarendon Street, Southbank

Click here for directions to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Free bookings
RSVP by Tuesday 15 July 2008
Bookings are essential for catering.
Please book early as places are limited.

To RSVP please login to the Design Victoria and click ‘Register for Event and register your details.

Please direct further enquiries to David McLachlan on +61 3 9925 4195 or

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