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RESPECT

AIGA Metro-North

Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

RESPECT

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I live in Ossining, NY Ended Free $0.00

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Is speculative (spec) design work productive and fair? Can it enable clients to achieve goals that are not possible with traditional work-for-hire practices? Does it advance the fortunes of some at the expense of others? What are the rewards and perils of speculative work?


Please join AIGA Metro-North for RESPECT, a civilized dialog between advocates and opponents of speculative branding and design work.

Once a rare practice, spec, or “try before you buy”, work is being requested by a growing number of businesses— startups to global organizations. Many believe that the call for unpaid work is being fueled by changing mores, new forms of crowd-sourcing, and economic stress—but whatever the cause, spec work has the potential to upend the economic model of the branding and design industry.

Our Panel will include:

  • Ric Grefé, Executive Director, AIGA
  • Brendán Murphy, Senior Partner, Lippincott
  • Jerry Kathman, President & CEO, LPK
  • John Gleason, Founder & President, A Better View
  • and others…

Moderated by New York State Supreme Court Justice Colleen D. Duffy.

The diverse panel will explore if, why, and how spec work has a rightful place in the way projects are structured. The evening’s goal is to outline a way forward that meets the functional, economic, and ethical needs of clients and practitioners.

Want to share your thoughts now? Join our discussion here.

The Ossining Library is a very short cab ride from Metro-North's Ossining station (on the Hudson Line). There is ample parking if you are driving.

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Have questions about RESPECT? Contact AIGA Metro-North

When & Where


The Ossining Public Library—Camille Budarz Theater
53 Croton Avenue
Ossining, NY 10562-4917

Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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AIGA Metro-North

AIGA Metro-North serves graphic designers in the New York City Metropolitan area.

The Metro-North 'Branding' Chapter is dedicated to advancing the discipline of world-class branding to optimize the competitive advantage of organizations, products and services.

Our board members are graphic and packaging designers and design managers who live and/or work in Westchester and Fairfield Counties.

We host a year-round calendar of events: educational, professional and social.

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