FITC Toronto 2017

2017-04-23 00:00:00 2017-04-26 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2017 FITC Toronto 2017 is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC Toronto


Designing Immersive Experiences in Escape Room Puzzles

Adam Clare
Lead Game Designer, Wero Creative
Mathematics of Animation

Varun Vachhar
Technical Director,
Hybrid Body Craft

Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao
Hybrid Body Craft Designer, MIT Media Lab
Why Journey Mapping is Essential for Digital Products

Lee Dale
CEO, Say Yeah!
Beyond Reality: Shaping the Future of Immersive Projects

Kim Alpert
FUTURE TYPE: Using the History of Typography to Inform the Future of UI

Michelle Cortese
VR Product Designer, Facebook
Tinkerer’s Toolkit

Stacey Mulcahy
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Garage
Make it Blend: Bringing VFX Techniques into the Browser

Jonathan Hooker
Creative Director, Oblio

Matt Hryhorsky
Sr. UX Manager, Shopify
Styling Hillary

Mina Markham
Staff Engineer, Slack
Building a Collaboration Service for the Hololens

Cyrille Fauvel
Sr Program Manager, Autodesk, Inc.
Total Eclipse of the Art

Stephen Martell
Head of Innovation, DE-YAN STUDIO
The Colors of Design Cultures

Kit Oliynyk
Senior UX Advisor, Fannie Mae
Faking the Future

Basheer Tome
Senior Hardware Interface Designer, Google
The Do’s and Don’ts of Motion Design Domination

Erin Sarofsky
Founder and ECD, Sarofsky Corp
Fish, Hamsters, Hammers and Selfies

Neil Mendoza
Maker of Stuff,
The Future of Motion Design

Justin Cone
Director of Communications Strategy, BUCK
Mass Personalization and Customization

Max Burton
CEO and Founder, Matter, Inc.
Storytelling in the Age of JavaScript

Sarah Drasner
Senior Developer Advocate, Microsoft
Calling Voyager: Interface Design for NASA’s Deep Space Network

Krys Blackwood
Principal UX Designer, NASA JPL
Augmented Reality Storytelling

Dr. Helen Papagiannis, Ph.D.
Augmented Reality Specialist, Augmented Stories
A Human and a Robot Play a Drawing Game

Sougwen Chung
Artist / Researcher / Technologist,
New Tech X Old Tech

Mark Lapasa
Amateur VR Developer,
No, You First

Helen Androlia
Director of Digital Strategy, Juniper Park \ TBWA
Pretty Much Everything: The Harrowing Account of Making Our Very First Book

Aaron James Draplin
Founder, Draplin Design Co
The Vinyl Server

Mark Rigley
Development Lead, Shopify
WTF is Mixed Reality?

Mickey MacDonald
Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Interactive Light

Jared Ficklin
Chief Creative Technologist, argodesign
How We Built A Bot For FITC

Rami Sayar
Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
The Intersection of Fashion, Robotics and Technology

Anouk Wipprecht
Designer, Artist, Engineer, Curator,

Emilie Baltz
Food Technologist, Experience Designer, Emilie Baltz
The Skills and Tools You Need to be a Successful Designer

Paul Trani
Principal Worldwide Evangelist, Adobe
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Time-Travellers

Trevor Haldenby
President + Time Traveler, The Mission Business Inc.
So I Decided to Program a Solar System Simulator

Martin Vézina
Partner / Technical Director, La Grange
Mentoring Open Source

Abigail Cabunoc Mayes
Lead Developer, Open Source Engagement, Mozilla Foundation
Master of None

Olaf Blomerus
Filmmaker, B L M R S
From Data to Experience

John Rothenberg
Partner, Sosolimited
Fixing the Visual Web: Lessons From a Six Year Quest

Chris Zacharias
Founder & CEO, imgix
Everything I Know About Design Leadership I Learned Coaching Youth Baseball

Albert Poon
Head of Design, DoorDash
Down the SVG Rabbit Hole

Robyn Larsen
Front End Developer, International Growth @ Shopify
Designing for Voice

Mitch Seguin
Founder, Head of Product & Design, Tribalscale
Creating a Great Career

Dave Benton
Founder & Creative Director, metajive
Using Big Data to Find Anomalies and Fight Crime

Richard Brath
Partner, Uncharted Software
Storytelling for Social Action

Ivan Cash
Founder, Cash Studios
From Experimentation to Production: The Future of WebGL

Hector Arellano
Senior Creative Developer, Firstborn
How We Learned to Love Sunlight

Daniel Scheibel
Co-Founder / Technical Director, Red Paper Heart
What is Innovation Really?

Mike Costanzo
UX and UI Design Lead,
The Web Audio Experience

Matt DesLauriers
Curating Life Experiences as a Way of Making Meaningful Work

Santiago Carrasquilla
Designer, Animator ,
Understanding the Past and Present to Determine the Future of Design

Paul Trani
Principal Worldwide Evangelist, Adobe
Reinventing Normal

Dominic Wilcox
Feels.js – Growth, Emotions And Success In Tech

Haris Mahmood
Engineer, Shopify
Why Looking at Failure Leads to Success

Victoria Evans
VP, Strategy, Relish Interactive
MIDI is Staging a Comeback… in Your Browser!

Jean-Philippe Côté
Lecturer & Creative Technologist, TangibleJS
Defined by Defiance

Creative Director, Hydro74
Lightning in a Bottle: Hand-Drawn Animation in VR

Nick Fox-Gieg
Animator, Nick Fox-Gieg Animation
TensorKart: Self-Driving MarioKart With TensorFlow

Kevin Hughes
Senior Developer, Shopify

Stefan Grambart
Game Designer, Writer, Director,