Director, It's Nice That
It's Nice That is one of the world's pre-eminent art and design publishers encompassing numerous platforms and an agency, INT.
David runs Territory Studio in London. Their broad range of work includes on-screen graphics for Prometheus and Zero Dark Thirty. He will be talking about this work - with special attention to the designer-client relationship and collaboration when the client is a multi-million dollar movie production.
Visualisation Consultant and writer
Andy consults and teaches courses around the world. His blog, Visualising Data has the best monthly round up of what is new in this world. Andy will be looking at where the practice and popular narrative of data visualisation is today - and where it is going.
"Writer and editor. Currently doing lots of work for GDS"
Matt is also a comics creator and publisher and he will be talking about where that industry is now. (Somewhere between more interesting that ever and screwed - my words not his).
Creative Director, Eye Magazine
Simon will be talking about magazine design, information graphics and his views on where Editorial design is in the post-iPad world.
COO at MakieLab
Jo oversees the business side of one of the UKs hottest start ups. She will shine a light inside their production and publicity processes.
Russell works for (multi-award winning) Government Digital Service, helping the management to get things done. He has worked at the highest levels of advertising and brand comms for Nike, W+K and Microsoft.
We haven't discussed his talk yet but it will be good and you will remember it for years to come.
Journalist and technologist
Nic is a journalist and digital strategist who has worked with the BBC, Telegraph, Reuters and numerous startups.
I want Nic to talk about what design challenges are faced in News media beyond mobile and responsive design, from new forms of editorial design patterns, data journalism and video.
CEO, Narrate Consulting
He will be talking about the idea of 'storytelling' and why everyone is going on about it all the time. He will trace the roots of this meme back to the 80s and try to unpick what we need to do with it.
Andrew wrote 'Food Britannia' and appears in the media to discuss matters of food economics and culture. He will be talking about the barriers and opportunities to understanding food, how we talk about it and its place in our wallets, stomachs and minds.
New Product Development Lead, BERG Cloud
Durrell is a product designer interested in how hard-to-see systems show their workings and utility. Prior to Bergcloud, he was a partner in Luckybite with Tom Hulbert and a senior interaction designer at IDEO Europe.
Durrell is a part-time tutor at the Royal College of Art, where he has taught on Interaction Design and Product Design.