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The dmi:FuturED Project: A Panel Discussion with Executive Leaders
9:15am - 10:00am
Preparing Designers & Design Managers for the Workforce of the Future
Rama Gheerawo1, Ernesto Quinteros2, Dori Tunstall Ph.D.3, Eric Anderson4
1Director Helen Hamlyn Centre, Royal College of Art, UK; 2Chief Design Officer, Johnson and Johnson, USA; 3Dean Ontario College of Art & Design, Canada; 4Senior Associate Dean, College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University, USA
New market dynamics are blurring the lines between industry disciplines coupled with the effects of Covid-19; and the need for more Diversity in the design pipeline; are demanding that designers acquire new or additional skills. At the same time, design education is being upended by challenges to traditional approaches, and by calls for new methodologies.