Block Party
Saturday, September 12 - Sunday September 13, 10am - 6pm
Occidental Park, 300 Occidental Ave S. 98104

PARK(ing) Day
Friday, September 18, 10am - 7pm

Saturday, September 19, 930am - 6pm
Seattle Central Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Partner Programs

Closing Party
Friday, September 25
Surface Theory, 536 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 

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Design Swarms

Surya Vanka is a designer, educator and author who has been at the leading edge of designing physical and digital experiences for over 25 years. Surya has worked as a corporate design leader for more than 15 years, most recently at Microsoft as director of user experience. Prior to this, he was a tenured professor of design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a fellow at the prestigious Center for Advanced Study. He has authored two books on design and several publications, has lectured on design in more than 20 countries, and has been awarded several industry awards.

My Program Partners Sessions

Monday, September 14

9:00am PDT

Tuesday, September 15

9:00am PDT

Wednesday, September 16

9:00am PDT