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Global design experts lined up to speak at Kyoorius Designyatra 2015

The IAA Kyoorius Digiyatra and Kyoorius Designyatra 2015 will be held in Goa from September 10 to 12 and will include a diverse pool of creative minds from across the globe

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | August 26, 2015


In keeping with this year’s theme – ‘What pumps your heart’ – for the 10th anniversary edition of Kyoorius Designyatra, Kyoorius has announced the line-up of speakers for IAA Kyoorius Digiyatra and Kyoorius Designyatra 2015. It includes a diverse pool of creative minds from across the globe, who will engage delegates in stimulating discussions both on and off stage.

IAA Kyoorius Digiyatra is dedicated to all things digital and will be held on September 10, 2015. Delegates can expect to hear from the likes of Ashwini Asokan, Co-Founder and CEO, Mad Street Den; Ben Jones, Chief Technology Officer, AKQA; Daan Lucas, Founder, Random Studio; Janardan Prasad, Co-Founder and COO, Autowale; Mike Pelletier, Creative Technologist, Random Studio; Mukesh Jha, CEO and Co-Founder, Autowale; Nick Law, Global Chief Creative Officer, R/GA; Morihiro Harano, Creative Director/ Founder, Mori Inc.; and Lydia Winters, Brand Director, Mojang.

Laura Jordon Bambach, Creative Partner, Mr President, and Kevin Finn, Creative Director, TheSumOf, will be moderating this year’s IAA Kyoorius Digiyatra and Kyoorius Designyatra.

Designyatra, which takes on September 11 and 12, will offer delegates the opportunity to imbibe knowledge and insights from some of the most innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs, share their experiences and have meaningful face-to-face interactions with peers.

Speakers include: Armin Vit, Co-founder, Underconsideration Llc; Malika Favre, Illustrator; Tnop Wangsillapakun, Founder and Design Director, TNOP Design; Max Weisel, Innovator; Jon Wilkins, Chairman, Karmarama; Daan Roosegaarde, Founder, Studio Roosegaarde; Jessica Walsh, Partner, Sagmeister & Walsh; Neville Brody, Founder, Brody Associates; Dave Trott, Author; Mark van der Heijden, Backpacker Intern; John McHale, ECD & Global Lead – Experience Design Practice, Sapient Nitro; Alexis Hope, Researcher and Designer, MIT Media Lab; Sam Mohan, Co-Founder, Yolk; and Amardeep Behl, Founder/ Design Lead, Design Habit.

In addition to talks are a series of workshops that offer in-depth knowledge into specialised topics. These will be conducted by Karen Welman, Founding Partner & Chief Creative Officer, Pearlfisher; Stuart Radford, Lead Designer, The Partners; and Brendan McCormick, Creative Director, FITCH.

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Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder CEO, Kyoorius, commented, “Preparations are in full swing, and with the latest additions to the speaker line-up, Kyoorius Designyatra is all set to be a sensational three days in Goa. We’ve gone all out this year to make the 10th Anniversary #kdy15 extra special, starting with some of the most prolific speakers in design and innovation today. I look forward to seeing everyone – from students, young professionals and seniors – come together at this annual celebration of creativity.”

This year, Kyoorius Designyatra will be held from September 10 to 12 at Grand Hyatt, Goa and will be attended by over 1,300 delegates. The theme of ‘What pumps your heart’ will be explored through a variety of formats such as talks, breakout sessions, portfolio reviews and more.


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