The ninth edition of Kyoorius Designyatra will be hosted in Goa from 11 to 13 September 2014. Organisers said the event will adopt the theme 'What if?' this year.
Like last year, the first day will feature IAA Digiyatra, focused on digital. Speakers announced for IAA Digiyatra are Christian Etter, Etter Studio; Tadd Rovak, Farenheit 212; Fernanda 'Fefa' Romano, Naked Brasil; Tim Malbon, Made By Many; Elizabeth McGuane, Gaston Legorburu, SapientNitro; and Dhairya Dand, MIT Media Lab.
Speakers announced for Designyatra include Ajaz Ahmed, AKQA; David Berman, David Berman Communications; David Law, SomeOne; David Sherwin, Frog Design; Ivan Chermayeff, Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv; Jonathan Ford, Pearlfisher; Liam Paton, Silent Studios; Mat Heinl, Moving Brands; Michael Wolff, Michael Wolff & Company; Morihiko Hasebe, Hakuhodo Inc; Natasha jen, Pentagram; Nathan Prince, Silent Studios; Simon Manchipp, SomeOne and Stalin K, Video Volunteers. Sessions will be moderated by Patrick Burgoyne of Creative Review on all three days.
Rajesh Kejriwal, founder and CEO, Kyoorius, commented, “If you are looking to discuss the latest trends in digital, design and brand strategy or simply expose yourself to the most radical thinkers today, Designyatra is the platform to do just that. Here the barriers between young and old, senior and junior are dissolved, and interaction between designers, marketers, brands as well as young professionals and students, is welcomed and encouraged.”