A one-day digital event, idesign, takes place on Tuesday next week at the Southbank Centre in London, as part of the the London Design Festival.
Newly-elected D&AD president Simon Waterfall will chair the conference and make the opening address. A programme of speakers follows, beginning with a presentation by Tom Campbell, head of creative industries at the London Development Agency.
Following this, David Kester, chief executive of the Design Council, Nick Bayliss, a lecturer in positive psychology at Cambridge University, Clive Grinyer, director of design at Orange, Adam Gee, the new media commissioner at Channel 4 and Helen Keegan, founder of Beep Marketing, will join other speakers to discuss how to promote the role of the digital designer in business.
An exhibition of digital design will be on display throughout the day, showcasing projects by Channel 4, Cambridge University, Sennep, Troika, Someth;ng, Proboscis, Fijuu and Igloo.
The conference finishes with The Great Design Week Creativity Showcase, presented by Design Week editor Lynda Relph-Knight, graphic designer Malcolm Garrett and Gary Holt, creative consultant with O2 and founder of Holt Branding.
idesign takes place at the Purcell Room in the Southbank Centre. For more details and to register, visit http://www.idesign-london.com.