Designers: Jessica Bee, Alex Duncan, Ipek Pelit (graphic design '21), Nile Kroner, Kelsey Ragain, Parker Seydel, Lydia Shemurah, Rachel Walter
HUMAN-CON 2020 was a one-day conference that celebrated human connection through design.
The conference was funded by a $1,000 grant from AIGA KC. In order to receive the grant, students were prompted to propose an idea that involved creating a sense of community and inclusion. The conference hosted three speaking sessions featuring freelance designers Tom and Lyn Morse-Brown; Founder and CEO of Crema, George Brooks; and VMLY&R’s Director of DEI, Subashini Nadarajah and VMLY&R designer, Selina Kendall. The conference also included two workshop sessions hosted by entrepreneur, John Bielenberg and Senior Design Manager at Cerner, Jay Vaglio. A lean-coffee discussion session was led by designer at Cerner, Chris Magee-Jenks