Conference & Exhibition

Future of Design: What's Next?

17 Feb 2020
5 Mar 2020

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Open to the Public & Free Entrance
Entrance: AUC Gate 1
IDs are required to enter the AUC campus.


Conference: 17 February 2020, 12:00 PM — 04:00 PM
Malak Gabr Theater, Center for the Arts, AUC New Cairo

Discover what’s next in the world of design at AUC’s dynamic conference, Future of Design: What’s Next?. The spirited design talks will highlight new movements in the region’s design and creative industries, bringing together design practitioners and scholars to exchange experiences, discuss the role of design as an effective practice, frame existing challenges and contribute to the innovative vision of a sustainable future society.

Guest Speakers
Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès, 
Founding Director, Khatt Foundation
Rana Beiruti, 
Director, Amman Design week
Hani Asfour, 
Dean, Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation
Salem Al-Qassimi, 
Founder and Creative Director, Fikra Design Biennial


Exhibition: 17 February 2020, 06:00 PM — 09:30 PM
Sharjah Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, AUC New Cairo
The exhibition continues until 5 March 2020

The exhibition includes highlights of the best design students from AUC over the lats five years.
It also features some of the most notable and upcoming designers and projects in Egypt and the region.