Inspiring today, Transforming tomorrow

Online Conference
22nd October 2020

Design Leaders Conference

Our Speakers

Our international line-up of speakers for Design Leaders Conference 2020 will be announced soon.


Join us at Design Leaders Conference 2020 Virtual Symposium

An Inflection Point Requiring Action

We've been simultaneously stopped in our tracks and catapulted into the future. Much of what we've known has been irreversibly disrupted. The requirement and responsibility for design to transform and enable change has never been greater, and with it comes both the challenge and opportunity for design to lead and deliver.

Reflect and Rethink

Hear subject matter experts and thought leaders deliver insights that transcend the creative sector and take a deep dive into the topics that pose challenges, opportunities and threats as we strive to find new meaning, and thoughtfully consider and design a future that will serve our families and businesses, and sustain society and the planet.


Much of what served us well in the past is no longer fit for purpose and we need new thinking, ideas and insights to maintain viable businesses and create a sustainable future while still delivering innovation and value for clients.
An unmissable opportunity to explore and debate new ideas.

“It gave me time out to think about my business ”

— Mary Doherty, Red Dog

“The best conference for meeting fellow designers and connecting with peers ”

— Bobby Comerford, Catapult

“An opportunity to benchmark my thinking on design as a profession”

— Stephen McGilloway, Bigsmall Design

Join us

An unmissable opportunity to build your network, share ideas and learn up to date industry trends and best practice.

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Sponsors & Partners

Organised by Design Skillnet and promoted by the IDI and ICAD