CCS Summit Hosts Most Innovative Minds in Experience Design to Explore the Future of Human-Technology Interaction on April 14

  CCS Summit Hosts Most Innovative Minds in Experience Design to Explore the
              Future of Human-Technology Interaction on April 14

Featuring industry leaders from Nike Inc, Ford Motor Company, Walt Disney
Imagineering, University of Michigan and more

PR Newswire

Apr. 11

       The College for Creative Studies will bring together some of today's
       most innovative minds in experience design to explore the future of
       human-technology interaction at the "Designing Interactive Experiences
WHAT:  that Delight and Engage" summit on April 14. The summit will give the
       college community and other design-forward creatives the opportunity to
       see what's next in interaction design, the focus of a new master's
       program launching at CCS in fall 2014.
       Hosted at the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education, this
       annual conference for students, faculty and Detroit's creative
WHY:   community, promises a full day of presentations and real-time
       interactions examining the possibilities for this rapidly expanding
       field focused on the human context of design—how people use, need and
       respond to technology in their daily lives.
WHO:   Presentations and Interactions by:
         oTesa Aragones, Senior Global Director, Nike+ Experience Design -
           Digital Sport at Nike
         oLawrence Burns, Professor of Engineering Practice, University of
         oSheryl Connelly, Global Trends and Futuring, Ford Motor Company
         oJoanne Healy, Dean of Graduate Studies, CCS
         oMike Jbara, President of ADA, Warner Music Group
         oJeff Voris, Director of Connected Experiences, Walt Disney
         oRoland Yu, Co-Founder, yU+co.[lab]
WHEN:  Monday,  April 14, 2014
       9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
       Registration Deadline: April 7, 2014
         oProfessional Registration, $100
         oStudent & Educator Registration, $50
WHERE: College for Creative Studies
       General Motors Auditorium and Knight Foundation Gallery
       A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education
       460 W. Baltimore Ave
       Detroit, MI 48202

Detailed information on "Designing Interactive Experiences that Delight and
Engage," including how to register, is available at

About College for Creative Studies:
Located in the heart of Detroit, the College for Creative Studies (CCS)
educates artists and designers to be leaders in creative professions. A
private, fully accredited college, CCS enrolls more than 1,400 students
pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degrees.

Students in the BFA program can major in Advertising Design, Advertising:
Copywriting, Crafts, Entertainment Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design,
Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design and Transportation
Design, in addition to a dual major Art Education program. Students in the MFA
program can major in Interdisciplinary Design and Transportation Design. The
College also offers non-credit courses in the visual arts through its
Continuing Education programs and opportunities for youth through its
Community Arts Partnerships programs.

Media Contacts:
Marcus Popiolek, 313.664.7665,
Heather George, 313.832.2210 x14, 248.417.5773 (mobile)
Megan Ewend, 313.832.2210 x13, 989.392.9711 (mobile)

/PRNewswire -- April 11, 2014/

SOURCE College for Creative Studies

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