2015-10-22 00:00:00 2015-10-24 00:00:00 America/Toronto COLLIDE 2015 Welcome to COLLIDE! Where students and aspiring professionals COLLIDE with established creative minds to see and shape the future. Up-and-comers can uncover new role models and explore the world’s best ideas from the leading edge. A one-of-a-kind conference in Atlantic Canada – Collide is an interactive… Halifax FITC Halifax


We can’t predict the future, will there be flying cars? Hoverboards? Self-drying jackets? Can movies help us understand what the future is going to be like? If so, as designers is it time to panic and run away? 

In this talk we explore what we can learn from the big screen and how that can be applied to our daily jobs with the internet. As digital designers what we do today will have consequences tomorrow, it’s a great power that comes with a great responsibility.

Are you curious about how Design and Sci-Fi have crossed paths over time? How have they influenced each other? Come and join us to find out.


The goal is to learn from Sci-Fi movies’ future depictions where the future of UI design is headed and how can we help build it.

Target Audience 

Designers, developers, science fiction lovers, curious people.

Four things audience members will learn

  1. Brief story of science fiction as movie genre.
  2. The influence of science fiction in UI Design.
  3. Key environments for future innovation.
  4. Blue sky approach to today’s challenges.