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Meet the 2019 DesignTO Symposium Speakers!

DesignTO’s fourth annual Symposium brings 10 multidisciplinary experts into one room for an inspiring discussion on the Future of Work. The event features five thematic sessions on topics like meaningful work, inclusion and diversity, work space, economic systems, and ethics.

Meet the speakers:

Angelika Seeschaaf Veres, Daniel Daam-Rossi, + Koby Barhad
Session 2: Inclusivity + Diversity

Angelika Seeschaaf Veres, Daniel Daam-Rossi, and Koby Barhad, co-founders of R/\DICAL N[]RMS

R/\DICAL N[]RMS is a design research studio based in Toronto, Canada.

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Angelika Seeschaaf Veres, Daniel Daam-Rossi, + Koby BarhadSession 2: Inclusivity + Diversity

Angelika Seeschaaf Veres, Daniel Daam-Rossi, and Koby Barhad, co-founders of R/\DICAL N[]RMS

R/\DICAL N[]RMS is a design research studio based in Toronto, Canada.

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Chloe Waretini
Session 1: Meaningful Work

Chloe Waretini, of Human Future of Work

Chloe has spent the past six years on the design challenge of creating

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Chloe WaretiniSession 1: Meaningful Work

Chloe Waretini, of Human Future of Work

Chloe has spent the past six years on the design challenge of creating

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Christopher Pandolfi, Daniel Daam-Rossi, + Sam McGarva
Session 5: Ethics

Christopher Pandolfi, managing partner at DoUC, and Sam McGarva, design & research at DoUC
Daniel Daam-Rossi, visual maker and co-founder at Radical Norms

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Christopher Pandolfi, Daniel Daam-Rossi, + Sam McGarvaSession 5: Ethics

Christopher Pandolfi, managing partner at DoUC, and Sam McGarva, design & research at DoUC
Daniel Daam-Rossi, visual maker and co-founder at Radical Norms

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Juan Saavedra
Session 2: Inclusivity + Diversity

Juan Saavedra, art director and designer

Juan Saavedra is an art director and designer whose experience reflects a range of industries

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Juan SaavedraSession 2: Inclusivity + Diversity

Juan Saavedra, art director and designer

Juan Saavedra is an art director and designer whose experience reflects a range of industries

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Mason White
Session 3: Work Space

Mason White, founding partner at Lateral Office

Mason White is founding partner at Lateral Office, and associate professor at University

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Mason WhiteSession 3: Work Space

Mason White, founding partner at Lateral Office

Mason White is founding partner at Lateral Office, and associate professor at University

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Mauricio Navarro + Jenny Boucher
Session 4: Economic Systems

Mauricio Navarro and Jenny Boucher, co-founders of D.A.R. Projects

D.A.R. Projects is a social enterprise working with textile and stone artisans

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Mauricio Navarro + Jenny BoucherSession 4: Economic Systems

Mauricio Navarro and Jenny Boucher, co-founders of D.A.R. Projects

D.A.R. Projects is a social enterprise working with textile and stone artisans

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Shihan Zhang
Session 5: Ethics

Shihan Zhang is an interdisciplinary designer

Shihan Zhang’s passion lies in challenging cultural stereotypes and social preconceptions through building experiences of future-present intersections.

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Shihan ZhangSession 5: Ethics

Shihan Zhang is an interdisciplinary designer

Shihan Zhang’s passion lies in challenging cultural stereotypes and social preconceptions through building experiences of future-present intersections.

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Tom Morin
Session 1: Meaningful Work

Tom Morin, creator of WorkFeelsGood.com

Tom Morin was nearly killed twice at work, but it was surviving high-altitude cerebral edema

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Tom MorinSession 1: Meaningful Work

Tom Morin, creator of WorkFeelsGood.com

Tom Morin was nearly killed twice at work, but it was surviving high-altitude cerebral edema

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Wendy W Fok
Session 4: Economic Systems

Wendy W Fok, creative director/founder of WE-DESIGNS

The endeavours of Wendy W Fok’s research-based ventures are dedicated to the creation of designs

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Wendy W FokSession 4: Economic Systems

Wendy W Fok, creative director/founder of WE-DESIGNS

The endeavours of Wendy W Fok’s research-based ventures are dedicated to the creation of designs

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Yoel Berznoger
Session 3: Work Space

Yoel Berznoger is Director Client Engagement Studio, Haworth

As a graduate of Interior Design from Sheridan College, Yoel’s career began over 20 years ago.

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Yoel BerznogerSession 3: Work Space

Yoel Berznoger is Director Client Engagement Studio, Haworth

As a graduate of Interior Design from Sheridan College, Yoel’s career began over 20 years ago.

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Header Photo: Personal Carbon Economy, Shihan Zhang

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