Panel #2 – Human Connections Through Design

Human Connections Through Design:  the changing landscape and Design Thinking influenced by globalization, geopolitics, inclusion, and diversity.


Deborah RutherfordPast president of ARIDO, currently works with clients to develop Workplace Strategy which enables them to be nimbler by aligning their physical and virtual workplace to business objectives.


Mitchell Reardon– With a background in urban and regional planning, his experiments, projects, and research have helped clients achieve high standards in health wellbeing and sociability in cities around the world.

Charley Scull – Visual anthropologist, ethnographer, and documentarian who has worked in consumer insights, design and innovation research across a range of industries and marketplaces. Key areas of his work have explored healthcare, brands and advertising, sustainable seafood, green place-making, and the future of transportation.

Jane Sleeth – an author, physiotherapist and ergonomist, having worked with industrial engineers within the automotive and banking industries around the world.