July 13-16: AIGA’s Portfolio Festival will support students, recent graduates, emerging designers, and those looking to refresh their portfolio

By AIGA

July 13, 2021

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Amy Gwiazdowski

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Focused on mentorship, collaboration, and learning, the Portfolio Festival features real-time feedback from design practitioners, influencers, educators, and partners, who can help you tailor your portfolio to your next opportunity.

New York, NY—From July 13-16, AIGA, the professional association for design, will host their virtual Portfolio Festival that features design leaders, practitioners, and influencers supporting students, recent graduates, emerging designers, and those looking to refresh their portfolios. Aspiring and professional designers will be presenting their work for real-time feedback from design leaders and industry experts.

A highlight of the Festival will be three Fireside Chats with AIGA's Executive Director, Bennie F. Johnson, in conversation with design industry leaders and innovators. These conversations seek to inspire dynamic new conversations in and outside of the design community. 

  • Tuesday, July 13 at 11:00 a.m. ET | 8:00 a.m. PT

Yocasta Lachapelle, Director of Talent, Collins

  • Thursday, July 15 at 11:00 a.m. ET | 8:00 a.m. PT

Albert Shum, CVP of Design, Experiences & Devices Group, Microsoft

  • Friday, July 16 at 11:00 a.m. ET | 8:00 a.m. PT

Doug Powell, Vice President of Design, IBM

What: Virtual Portfolio Festival to support students, recent graduates, emerging designers, and those looking to refresh their portfolios.

Who: AIGA, the professional association for design; emerging designers; students; recent graduates.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Jina Anne
  • Aaron Draplin
  • Kaleena Sales
  • Zipeng Zhu

When: Tuesday, July 13 - Friday, July 16, 2021. Learn more here.

The fireside chats are open to the public and will be streamed on AIGA’s LinkedIn page. To register for the conference, click here.  

 

Media Contact

Amy Gwiazdowski

(212) 710-3111 amy_gwiazdowski@aiga.org

AIGA

AIGA, the professional association for design, advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, AIGA brings together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and creates the vision for a collective future. AIGA defines global standards and ethical practices, guides design education, inspires designers and the public, enhances professional development, and makes powerful tools and resources accessible to all.