The Mecca for creatives, entrepreneurs and future thinkers, Semi Permanent is back in Auckland this year and today launch the list of industry heavyweights headlining the two-day symposium.
What was once a niche event for ‘creative types’ continues to grow in relevance and importance as creativity and design come to the fore as increasingly important elements for careers and business.
The speed of change within industries is at a pace never seen before and re-invention is the key. Now more than ever design, business and culture are overlapping with creativity being a key demand.
This year’s speaker line-up is a roll-call of names, of the best minds from today’s biggest global companies – Dantley Davis, Director of Product AI at Facebook; Ethan Eismann, Director of Product at Uber; Katie Dill, Head of Experience at Airbnb and Hector Ouilhet, Head of Design at Google Search.
Cult leaders, who are rock stars in their communities include world renowned book designer Irma Boon, the world’s leading scent artist and designer Sissel Tolass, HaydenShapes surfboard designer, Hayden Cox; world renowned typeface designer, Tobias Frere Jones; New Zealand’s leading contemporary artist, Michael Parekowhai …. and the list goes on.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
Simon Velvin - NZ Director
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