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As the profession’s oldest and largest professional membership organization for design, we advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force. From content that defines the global practice to events that connect and catalyze, we work to enhance the value and deepen the impact of design across all disciplines on business, society, and our collective future.

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Fireside Chats

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson in conversation with Doug Powell, Vice President of Design at IBM about employee engagement, talent retention and development, and building a culture of design at a complex enterprise. 

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Fireside Chat with Bennie Johnson and Albert Shum of Microsoft

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson in conversation with Albert Shum, CVP of Design, Experiences, and Devices Group at Microsoft about what young creatives need to know about the future of design. 

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Fireside Chat with Bennie Johnson and Albert Shum of Microsoft

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson in conversation with Yocasta Lachapelle, Director of Talent at COLLINS (Ad Age's Design Agency of the Year) about employee engagement, leadership growth, and the value of building a culture.

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Fireside Chat with Bennie Johnson and Yocasta Lachapelle of Collins

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson in conversation with Attica Jaques, Head of Global Brand Marketing, Google about finding your passion.

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Fireside Chat with Bennie Johnson and Attica Jaques of Google

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson in conversation with Scott Belsky, Chief Product Officer and EVP, Adobe about the business of design.

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Fireside Chat with Adobe, Bennie Johnson and Scott Belsky

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson in conversation with Tim Riley, Sr. Director of Experience Design, Warby Parker about leadership in design.

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Fireside Chat Warby Parker Bennie Johnson and Tim Riley

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson and R/GA Global Chief Experience Officer Ben Williams for a conversation about leadership in design, how we build brand identity, and find design talent. 

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Fireside Chat with Ben Williams of R/GA

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson and 3M Design Officer Kayo Roehm shared thoughts about how data and design work together, the future of business and work, and the vision for how to lead teams.

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Fireside Chat with Kayo Roehm of 3M

AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson and Twitter Chief Design Officer Dantley Davis discuss what it means to lead a team of designers, how we work together in a year of change, and why change is important. 

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Fireside Chat with Dantley Davis of Twitter