TDK Tuesdays | March Edition
Mar
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

TDK Tuesdays | March Edition

Hey Guys!
#TDKtuesdays is back on for another month. Missed you already ;)

We've gone through the feedback from our first meet up of 2016 and have some great things installed for the year. 

|| SPECIAL GUESTS ||
For our March edition we have the awesome Jordan Stokes (Designer/Art Director at Born and Raised) and Matt Morgan (Design Director at Landor.) Both are heavily involved in the AGDA Council and are ready to chat and share in a few drinks with you all. 

See you there!
Beau, Elle & Chip.

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Pause Fest
Feb
8
to Feb 14

Pause Fest

Pause Fest is Australia’s premier digital event, aimed at supporting and showcasing the best in creative and tech from Australia and all over the world. Join me as we talk about the future of Digital design! Keep an eye out as we announce our panel of experts! 

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AGDA Design Forum
Nov
14
9:30am 9:30am

AGDA Design Forum

With some amazing speakers, panellists and social commentators already confirmed, the Forum is an event not to be missed.

Veronica Fuerte and Ricardo Jorge from Hey (Spain) will kick off proceedings followed by a Q&A panel featuring prominent creative talent talking about what keeps them up at night. Panellists include Confetti Studio (Melbourne), Josephmark(Brisbane), Re (Sydney) and Collider (Sydney) - the guys from ADR will moderate proceedings.

See you there!

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TDK Tuesdays!
Nov
3
6:30pm 6:30pm

TDK Tuesdays!

So – roll on Tuesdays (Luckily its begins with a T!) where we will sit down, have a beer and invite anyone to join in. Its a great place for design students and grads to meet other design students and grad, talk shit, swap notes, get involved and just generally build a bigger design community where you live. 

Come see me at The Forresters on Tuesdays from 6.30 onwards! Hell Yeahhhhh

 

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UX + Digital Design Exhibition
Oct
29
5:30pm 5:30pm

UX + Digital Design Exhibition

It’s the last one of 2015 folks, and bigger than any so far.

Right now, 12 designers in each of Tractor’s Digital Design and UX Industry Programs are spending two nights a week for 10 weeks learning from some of Sydney's top digital minds.

They’re being challenged with multiple briefs from different studios and agencies, and will be showcasing their work at our dual Digital Design + UX Exhibition on 29th October.

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Vivid Ideas Exchange!
May
30
12:00pm12:00pm

Vivid Ideas Exchange!

I'm so excited to announce Tractor is bringing Digital Design at the Crossroads to the Vivid Ideas Exchange! What a panel we have organised. Myself and Matt Leach have been working together to get this happening and we are delighted to announce that Tom Uglow (Google), Tim Buesing (Reactive), Bronwyn van der Merwe (Fjord),Charlie Bruton (The Nest) and Gavin McLeod (R/GA) as well as other guest panelists will discuss the evolution and future of the design industry.

Our 
panel session brings together some of Australia’s leading digital designers who are working on the forefront of digital innovation to discuss and provide navigation through an industry experiencing unprecedented revolution.

Want tickets? Get them here! 

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TedX Sydney
May
21
8:00am 8:00am

TedX Sydney

TEDxSydney is an independently organised event licensed from TED by longtime TEDster, Remo Giuffré (REMO General Store) and organised by his General Thinking network of fellow thinkers and other long time collaborators. Last year was amazing and I can't wait until this one... so inspiring and thought provoking!
Come along

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Jackie Winter Gives you the Business
May
9
8:00am 8:00am

Jackie Winter Gives you the Business

A few people try to peer-pressure us into bringing Jacky Winter Gives You The Business to Sydney. Such a huge kick out  was gotten out of sharing knowledge with Melbourne’s creatives and absorbing the knowledge of the tremendous speakers that we truly can’t wait to do it again in Sydney. So after a little deliberation and a lot of organisation, we can finally look you up and down and say: On May 9th, we’re giving you The Business.

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Inspired By Design
Jan
17
1:00pm 1:00pm

Inspired By Design

Always wanted to explore your creative side and know more about design? Whether it’s in the form of taking to paper, computer, lens or canvas, if you’re a year 12 student or have recently graduated, come along and join in on a day of creative fun at our FREE “Inspired by Design” workshop. Meet myself and the Tractor team, learn some skills and grab some snacks! 

We’re looking for mavericks, people who want to learn by doing and get their hands dirty and being a little crazy helps.

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Finders Keepers
Dec
12
to Dec 13

Finders Keepers

Hoooray they are back on!

The markets will be held at:
Australian Technology Park
Exhibition Hall, Locomotive Street
Eveleigh - Entry via Henderson Road
(Entry via Bay 8)

Entry fee: 
$2 entry fee
Children under 12 FREE!

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Idea Bombing Sydney
Dec
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Idea Bombing Sydney

For their final gig of the year they are doing things a little different! Rather than Idea Bombings usual lightening talk series, we're having a chat on a couch!

Interested in the forces shaping modern Sydney? Got a great idea for the future of Circular Quay? Drop by the 'Ideas Lounge' at Customs House for a night of conversation facilitated by Urban Planner John O’Callaghan, and featuring panelist Timothy Horton, Registrar, Architects Registration Board of NSW; Michelle Tabet, Independent Strategy Director; and David Abrams from Fredas Bar and Canteen. 
 

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AGDA presents Pecha Kucha
Nov
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

AGDA presents Pecha Kucha

Join me next week!

The Topic : How creativity saved my life

Creativity - it’s a peculiar one.  We all live and work under the umbrella of creativity, and yet the circumstances in which resulted in our current situations vary dramatically. Seven speakers will cover off the very broad topic of ‘how creativity saved my life’ – Figuratively, metaphorically or literally or - who knows? 

Pecha Kucha
If it’s your first time, then hold onto your seats. If you’ve been to one before, then you know the deal. Pecha Kucha is rapid and to the point - presentation format of 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide, automatic page flip. Say hello to the no waffling, zero monotony, anti-mind-numming talks that promise to keep you engaged.

Special Guests
Tim Lindsay (D&AD CEO) and Paula Taylor (D&AD) will be stopping by to see what’s going on with design in Australia. Nic Eldridge (AGDA CEO) will also be there to see how we do it in Sydney. Make them welcome, have a natter and buy them a drink or three.

7X Speakers:
1.Jon Clark – Bold Inc
2.Oliver Maltby – Interbrand
3.Leanne Sobel – Place Associates
4.Adrian Weller – Ascender
5.Matt Morgan – Landor
6.Howard Parry-Husbands – Pollinate
7.TBC

Date: Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6.30pm
Venue: Play Bar, 72 Campbell St, Surry Hills

Members get free drink as part of their ticket!

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Folio Night
Nov
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Folio Night

About to graduate?  Get along to this event and hear how to land your first job, have someone look through your portfolio and get valuable insights on how to be ready for your first interview..  Robyn Robins, lecturer at Monash University in Melbourne will talk you through her ‘Opening Doors’ seminar and there will be ten senior creatives including

Ollie Maltby, Interbrand

Jo Roca, Interbrand

Belinda Hubbell, Design Dir Hulsbosch

Can van der Werff - Design Dir RE

Ryan Atkinson - Design Dir RE

Ange McCarthy - CD at RE?

Jorge Castillo, Partner at Canvas Group 

Paul Taboure, Co founder & Director at There

Jen Doran, Senior Designer at Landor

Matt Morgan, Senior Designer at Landor

Daniel Massey, Design Dir at Folk

Clinton Duncan, CD at Moon

Jim Welch, Moon

Tickets $15
Student members free

School of Design, UTS

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Vince Frost - Design Your Life
Oct
23
6:30pm 6:30pm

Vince Frost - Design Your Life

deFROST this month features the one and only Vince Frost, CEO/ECD of Frost*collective will literally be taking pages out of his own book by the same name. Drawing on his 25 years of professional experience in the design industry, Vince will detail a sequence of 15 principles that can be used to make personal change for the better. 

I'll be there from 6 so come sit with me as we absorb the creativity from this great! 


 

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Oct
10
to Oct 11

Analogue/ Digital

Analogue/Digital Creative Conferences are independently curated design events in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. I will be in the crowd, sitting and observing all the creative atmosphere. 

Each event is broken into six distinct sessions; each discussing topics and case studies relevant to the future and growth of the creative industries within Australia.

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Oct
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

AGDA's Carte Blanche

As we are half way through our term we need to keep those creative juices flowing. Join us next week at AGDA's Carte Blanche along with BJ BALL who believe the best way to help develop creativity is to start with the right canvas. Find better choices when it comes to design, application, paper and print.

8th October 2014 | 6pm - 8pm | The Hub Sydney

AGDA Student Members – FREE
Non Members - $10

http://buff.ly/1vqXbrR

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