Register for Facilitation: by Design workshops

Become a better design facilitator in just two days.

Whether you're leading sessions with internal teams or clients, Facilitation: by Design will teach you how to successfully lead diverse groups of stakeholders through design-thinking exercises and develop solutions to complex problems. You'll gain confidence facilitating collaborative sessions and take home a binder of essential tools to use day-to-day.

Facilitation: by Design offers two-day hands-on workshops led by qualified instructors to better understand common situations faced by facilitators, plus resources, strategies, and valuable insights into how to lead design-thinking collaborations, including:

  • The role of the facilitator
  • Understanding and framing the problem
  • Designing agendas and activities
  • Creating engaging environments
  • Collaboration and decision-making
  • Managing group dynamics

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Upcoming workshops

Facilitation: by Design WorkshopsWorkshop datesRegisterLocationPresenters
New York, NYJuly 16–17, 2015Sold outThe SVA Branding StudioMaggie Breslin

Mathan Ratinam

Registration rates

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Sample workshop schedule

Day one
8:30 a.m. Check-in and catered breakfast
9:00 a.m. Workshop begins
1:00 p.m. Catered lunch
5:00 p.m. Workshop concludes for the day

Day two
8:30 a.m. Catered breakfast
9:00 a.m. Workshop begins
1:00 p.m. Catered lunch
5:00 p.m. Workshop concludes


Workshop registrations include continental breakfast and catered lunch each day. Attendees are responsible for covering the cost of transportation and lodging, as well as evening meals. See the Lodging page for hotel and transportation options.

Cancellation and registration policies

The workshop is subject to cancellation or change. Liability is limited to funds remitted for workshop registration and sponsorship fees. Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional and educational purposes in connection with AIGA and : by Design conferences and activities, in corresponding publications and in AIGA’s archives. AIGA's refund policy for workshop fees can be found using the workshop registration links listed above

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