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People from the city meet ideas from across the world.
Sat, October 6
Conrad, Bengaluru

A professional day-long Design Conference complete with talks, panel discussions and workshops. Creative minds from the city, the country and the world share their ideas, learnings and stories and engage in important conversations on design, technology, business and life. Learn from their experiences. Be inspired by their work.


08:00 – 09:00 am


09:30 – 11:30 am

Welcome Address

2019:Consumer Trends to Watch Out For

Acacia Leroy

Asia Head of Trends & Insights at Trendwatching

Acacia’s regional trend briefings and expert opinion have been featured in various publications. A highly sought-after speaker, in the past year Acacia has delivered over 55 trend sessions in 12+ countries around the globe.

Brand, Bengaluru and Beyond

Sujata Keshavan
Founder & Creative Director of Varana Design
Suresh Venkat

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Coffee break

12:00 – 02:00 pm

Future of Immersive Storytelling

Soham Sarcar

CoFounder of Transhuman Collective

Brand New You

Ashiesh Shah
Architect at AA Home & Host of DesignHQ on FoxLife
Rajiv Mehta
Founder, D:Fy

02:00 – 03:00 pm

Lunch Break

03:00 – 05:00 pm

The Business of Design

Rashmi Daga
Founder of
Arvind Pani
Co Founder & CEO of Reverie Language Tech
Kabeer Biswas
Founder of Dunzo
Neeraj Kakkar
Founder, Paper Boat
Deepa Bachu
Co Founder & CEO of Pensaar Design
Moderated by :
Suresh Venkat

The Design of Business

Jenny Pinto
Design Director at Oorjaa
Pradeep James
Director of Design and VM at Urban Ladder
Kartik Iyer
CEO of Happy mcgarrybowen
Aniruddha Mukhedkar
Founder & CEO of Plan B, Restore Design and Owlworx
Moderated by :
Ashish Goel
Founder & CEO, Urban Ladder

03:00 – 05:00 pm

(parallel sessions)

Workshop on Immersive Storytelling

Workshop by Transhuman Collective

Workshop By Dipti Das

By Homelane

05:00 – 5:30 pm

Coffee Break

05:30 – 07:00 pm

Good News for Indian Design

Dhimant Parekh

Founder & CEO of

Designing the Intangible Experience

Manu Chandra

Chef at Toast & Tonic, Fatty Bao and Monkey Bar

07:00 – 11:00 pm

Networking Dinner & Afterparty