SPAKL, August 10–12th

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Semi Permanent returns to Auckland’s Aotea Centre in August.
“This year’s speaker line-up is a roll-call of names, featuring some 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.”

Speakers to date include:
Amber Cartwright / Design Manager, Airbnb
Dantley Davis / Director of Product AI, AR and Camera Experience, Facebook
Ethan Eismann / Uber, Director of Product Design
Hayden Cox / Haydenshapes Surfboards, founder and surfboard designer
Hector Ouilhet / Google Search, Head of Design
Irma Boom / Graphic Designer
John Brown / Technical Director, Instrument
Kara Place / Executive Director, Instrument
Katie Dill / Director of Experience Design, Airbnb
Lucy McCrae / Science fiction artist, Body Architect
Michael Parekowhai / Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries, University of Auckland
Natasha Jen / Partner & Designer, Pentagram
Nicholas Kamuda / Sensory Design Director, Windows Mixed Reality
Sascha Lobe / Founder, Stuttgart
Sissel Tolaas / Smell researcher & artist
Steve Denekas / Executive Creative Director, Instrument
Tobias Frere-Jones / Founder and Design Director


Everything you need to know about tickets, panel discussions, schedules, speakers and artists can be found at: semipermanent.com
 
 

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