Technology, Inequality, and Our World: Taking Back the New Media Revolution

Join us on Thursday, January 25, 2018 as Ramesh Srinivasan, Associated Professor at UCLA Info Studies, discusses Technology, Inequality, and Our World: Taking Back the New Media Revolution. Co-sponsored by the International Institute, The Design Lab, and South Asia Initiative View Ramesh’s most recent book “Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World,” NYU Press,… Read More

2017 Diversity & Inclusion Conference

View and Register for Conference About This Conference Building on over 20 years of experience at Board in advancing D&I in organizations, this event looks to the future as it examines and explores the practices that have proven successful in promoting greater diversity and fostering inclusion in a range of organizations. Diversity and inclusion is… Read More

Design Forward Summit 2018

Design Forward 2017 Summit has concluded but we are gearing up for 2018’s Summit.  Check back here for updates. Get your tickets here  

Makers Quarter Office Hours

Join Makers Quarter at 10 Barrel Brewing Company on November 9th at 5:00 PM with The Design Lab’s associate director Michele Morris and Fab Lab San Diego‘s director Katie Rast for Makers Quarter Office Hours! Please RSVP to to attend.

Service Design Week

View and Register for Conference At Service Design Week, we seek to strip away any fluff, examining service design methods and processes at their core, and unpack the practical tools and skill-sets, hard and soft, needed for this way of working. Service Design Week will gather service design leaders from various functions, silos, and disciplines… Read More

A New Architecture for Computing: The Future of Cloud, Data and AI is Open

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in Jacobs Hall, Qualcomm Conference Room

Design Forward Summit 2017

October 25-27, 2017 Design Tomorrow, Today. Join us at the 2017 Design Forward Summit this October in San Diego, CA. Fact: Over a ten year period (2005-2015), “Design-centric” companies showed a 211% return over the S&P 500. * What: A day-long Summit brings together business, academic and civic leaders to discuss why ‘good design is… Read More

D4SD Hackathon Kick-off

Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Don’t miss out! The San Diego Union-Tribune just issued our call to action: “Public invited to all-night hackathon to solve San Diego’s commuting nightmare.” It’s all about our Design for San Diego (D4SD) challenges that kickoff this Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Downtown Works. Join us for this incredible opportunity to collaborate and compete with other… Read More

TEDx San Diego

Saturday, October 14, 2017 Register on the TEDx San Diego website This year’s theme, Created Future(s), explores the potential power of our individual efforts, as well as our collective ability to create a more enlightened future.

Studio Session with IBM’s Talent and Design Teams

Friday, June 9, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM UCSD The Design Lab, Atkinson Hall, 1601 UC San Diego students are invited to join us in the Design Lab for lunch and listen to the IBM Teams discuss what differentiates IBM in the tech industry, and how you can get ahead! Come with questions… Read More

UC San Diego Design Conference

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM UCSD Price Center Theater What is design? Design is about the progress behind innovation and creativity. It’s not simply about aesthetics, but about human interactions and how to improve user experiences. Join us at our first UC San Diego Design Conference to learn about design… Read More

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