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Vancouver, British Columbia October 23–26, 2003
"The Power of Design" focused on the extraordinary opportunities for designing in the 21st century. Designers will play critical roles in the success of our rebounding economy—both as agents of social change in a complex world and as leading architects of sustainable solutions for a troubled planet. Speakers from diverse disciplines who work in a variety of media discussed designing for the economy, environment and culture. Share your own thoughts on on these topics by contributing to the power of design discussion forums. You can also plan your next trip to Vancouver by revisiting the culture guide.
Conference speakers
The conference included speakers from diverse disciplines who work in a variety of media and spoke on the three platforms underpinning the conference theme: economy, environment and culture.
Discussion forum
Follow up on the conference by participating in our online discussions on the conference themes. You are the power of design!
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