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Design Educators Conference

Educators from around the world attend to discuss the future of design education

Attendees watching presentation at George Brown College, host of the Design Educators Conference in 2015 2015 Design Educators Conference at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada

When: May 30th, 2024
Where: Vancouver Community College

Organized in collaboration with Vancouver Community College, our 2024 conference theme is Compassion, Creativity and Community.

This year's Design Educator Conference will address fostering student resilience and well-being, agility in design pedagogy and holistic, human-centred design education.

The conference takes place immediately after the RGD's DesignThinkers Conference at the Vancouver Playhouse on May 28 and 29th.

If you have any questions, email RGD's Programs Manager, Abdul Omar, at


Pricing is in Canadian dollars.

Members: $204.75
Non-Members: $262.50
Combo of Design Educators Conference & DesignThinkers Vancouver in-person pass: 
RGD Members: $498.75; Non-Members: $698.25