The Design Conference 2021


Wed 16th June, 2021


Brisbane Powerhouse


This event is open - bookings are not available.

The Design Conference Mainstage
Photograph by Callie Marshall

A highlight of Australia's creative calendar, The Design Conference (TDC) celebrates its 10th conference with a cracking line-up of 20+ speakers when it returns to Brisbane Powerhouse from Wednesday 16 - Friday 18 June 2021.

Our mates at TDC are giving AGDA members discounted access to attend and stream TDC’s first-ever, Hybrid Conference. Catch all the excitement live in person or stream the three-day program as an Immersive Digital Experience in collaboration with Australian Start-up success, Orbits.

AGDA members save 20% off passes to attend TDC in-person and 40% off licences to stream.

Click here for more info or to secure your discount.


From critically acclaimed strategists to the world's best creatives, The Design Conference features 20+ world-class talks, six industry panels, a massive 60 artist exhibition, concluding with a notorious dancy party at X-Cargo.


Amrita Hepi / Choreographer

Crystal Fong / Creative Director
Gerald Torto / Strategy Director / 
Re Sydney
Kris Andrew-Small / Artist / Designer

Sheldon Lieberman / CEO / Bigfish
Adrian Lawrence / Creative Director /
Claudio Kirac / Creative Director
 / Art—Work
Jerome Gaslain / Creative Director / 
Michaela Webb / Creative Director / 
Studio Round
Campbell Butler / Lovework Studio
Ben Miles / Creative Director
 / R/GA
Danielle de Andrade / Art Director / Garbett Design
Jo Hook / NLP Practitioner
 / The You Project
Paul Garbett / Creative Director
 / Garbett Design
Laura Camilleri / Creative Director
 / Grosz CoLab
Robyn Butler / Lovework Studio
Catriona Burgess / Head of Frost Place / 
Frost* Collective
Evi O / Creative Director
 / Evi-O Studio
Justin Drape / Group CCO
 / The Monkeys
Selina Miles / Director
 / Scoundrel
Ben Grosz / Creative Director
 / Grosz CoLab

TDC is a #covidsafe event.