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Friday, October 14 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
The Design of Design Education: A Panel Conversation 

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In 2022, Design Education comes in an increasingly wide variety of forms, shapes, and sizes — ranging from the more traditional accredited degree-based education in a university setting to online-only certificate programs offered up by Google through Coursera to the bootcamp intensives of General Assembly and beyond.

How do these various approaches meet the learning needs for new designers-in-the-making? And how will Design Education continue to Design Itself to help set up fresh new talent coming into UX and other disciplines in the Design Industry to be our New Creative Design Leaders of Tomorrow?

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Amy Heymans

Chief Design Officer, UnitedHealth Care
Amy believes that purpose driven design can improve the human condition. She is a designer, futurist, visionary, and innovator focused on collaboratively designing a better future. She applies her expertise in improving experiences as a strategy consultant, leadership advisor, speaker... Read More →
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Lou Susi

interdependent artist and user experience design consultant, lou suSi DESIGN
Lou Susi is an accomplished designer focused on ux, leadership, design education, curation, performance, dynamic media, humor and cyberSurrealism.
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Rich Le

Founder, cntxt
Rich currently serves as a director on the board for UXPA Boston and has led teams in healthcare, finance, and higher education. He found his way to design by way of his degree in psychology, designing illusions, and entrepreneurship. Much his success would not have been possible... Read More →
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Eva Kaniasty

UX Consultant / UCD Program Chair, Slipper Studios / Brandeis University
Eva Kaniasty is the founder of a user experience consultancy providing UX strategy, research and interaction design. Her areas of interest include startups, education, healthcare, and design for sustainability. She received her Master in Human Factors from Bentley University, served... Read More →
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Chris Hass

Executive Director, Bentley User Experience Center
Chris Hass is the Executive Director of the User Experience Center. Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in UX research, design, strategy, and business development to his role leading the center. Chris has garnered global renown for his contributions to the UX research, accessibility... Read More →
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Jason Reynolds

Lead Instructor - UX Design, General Assembly
Jason Reynolds is a UX leader, consultant, and educator. For the last five years he has taught the User Experience Design Immersive (UXDI) Program at General Assembly. In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Jason has been selected as a member of General Assembly's... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2022 4:00pm - 4:45pm EDT
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