linda-tischler-fast-company

Designers, editors and managers from companies including GE Healthcare, Herman Miller and Fast Company magazine will gather to discuss new innovations in health care and design Thursday, April 14, at Northwestern University.

Designers, editors and managers from companies including GE Healthcare, Herman Miller and Fast Company magazine will gather to discuss new innovations in health care and design Thursday, April 14, at Northwestern University.

The annual seminar “Design:Chicago” will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the McCormick Tribune Auditorium in the James L. Allen Center at 2169 Campus Drive.

The panel will feature Robert T. Schwartz, general manager, global design, GE Healthcare; Sumant Ramachandra, senior vice president R&D and medical affairs, chief scientific officer, Hospira ; Linda Tischler, senior editor at Fast Company ; Gretchen Gscheidle, director, insight and exploration, Herman Miller; and Lorna Ross, design manager, Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic .

Walter Herbst, director of Northwestern’s Master of Product Design and Development program, will moderate.

The event is free and open to the public, but online registration is required.

Design:Chicago is sponsored by the Segal Design Institute and the Master of Product Design and Development program, both based at Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Kellogg School of Management.

The interdisciplinary Segal Design Institute fosters curricular development and research in design across all schools at Northwestern and is dedicated to the study of human-centered design, in context. The Master of Product Design and Development program is a two-year, part-time program targeted at working professionals.

Leave a comment

The goal of our comment policy is to make the comments section a vibrant yet civil space. Treat each other with respect — even the people you disagree with. Whenever possible, provide links to credible documentary evidence to back up your factual claims.

Your email address will not be published.