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SEGD Announces Conference Speakers

David Gibson, Andreas Uebele highlight roster



The Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) has announced its roster of speakers for the 2011 SEGD Conference+Expo+Awards, which takes place June 1-4 in Montreal. Udo Schiliemann, design director for Toronto’s Gottschalk + Ash, serves as the conference chair. According to the organization, the conference will be themed “Vive la Diversité: Designing the Difference,” and will explore design nuances amidst “rapidly changing technology, multicultural and multidisciplinary influences and vast project complexity.”

Speakers will include David Gibson, cofounder and managing principal of NYC-based Two Twelve Assoc. (NYC) and author of The Wayfinding Handbook; Andres Uebele, director of Stuttgart, Germany’s Büro Uebele Visuelle Kommunikation and author Signage Systems & Information Graphics; and Ruedi Baur, who, along with partner Jean Beaudoin, develop the visual-identity plan for Montreal’s revitalized Quartier des Spectacle neighborhood.

The Montreal event will also feature the unveiling of SEGD’s 2011 Design Awards Program, and a series of presentations, panel discussions and technical sessions that relate to environmental graphics.



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