CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi confirmed as Keynote Speaker for Design PhD Conference 2011

Date: 24 February 2010

ImaginationLancaster is pleased to announce that Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi, will deliver the keynote address to the Design PhD Conference 2011. The 2011 conference will be held at Lancaster University on the evening of Thursday 30th June and will continue throughout the day of Friday 1st July; registration for the event is expected to open in Spring 2011.

The Design PhD Conference is a collaborative event between ImaginationLancaster at Lancaster University and the School of Design's Centre for Design Research at Northumbria University. The conference offers an opportunity for PhD students, Masters students, recent graduates and businesses to meet, exchange knowledge and ideas, and learn about the latest developments in design thinking, methods and research projects.

The Design PhD Conference2009 event held at Lancaster University proved very successful. Information and outputs from this event can be found at The Design PhD Conference 2010 will be held at Northumbria University on the 1st and 2nd July 2010. Further details and registration will be available via Northumbria University's School of Design's events page from next week-


Further information

Associated departments and research centres: ImaginationLancaster, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts