Neon Moiré Newsletter #268 - November

Your weekly design event guide.

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Design events happening this week 🍂

Week 44 - 30 October to 6 November

📅 Wednesday, 1 to Friday, 3 November 2023
📍 Online
The Kernference is an online conference featuring talks, workshops, and panels from the industry’s top players as well as rising talent. Whether you’re excited to get super nerdy about type and hone your skills or you’re looking to grow your career or art business…they’ve got you covered. 

📅 Wednesday, 1 to Thursday, 2 November 2023
📍 San Francisco, USA 🇺🇸
Clarity is a design systems conference focused on how we work together. We provide tools and standards to scale across an increasing number of devices, platforms, and products. But real success comes when people align around a shared vision and language. Diverse perspectives for design, development, and product unite so more people can be a part of the conversation. At Clarity, we elevate our skills through multi-faceted inclusion, empathy, technology, creativity, and collaboration.

Impakt Festival
📅 Wednesday, 1 to Sunday, 5 November 2023
📍 Utrecht, The Netherlands 🇳🇱
This 35th edition of IMPAKT is themed Our Terms, Our Conditions. During the festival, IMPAKT explores how we, as digital users, can reclaim control over our data and online platforms. How can we push Big Tech to treat people as more than commodities and ensure that technology works on our terms, so that Big Tech eventually becomes Fair Tech. IMPAKT Festival takes place from 1 to 5 November at various locations in Utrecht. The festival's main exhibition Don't be evil can be visited until 7 January 2024.

International Assembly
📅 Thursday, 2 to Friday, 17 November 2023
📍 Glasgow, OnlineScotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
International Assembly is an unmissable one-day design and creative festival in Glasgow. Join us for all-day creative conference, and poster night celebrations with some of the most exciting thinkers, makers and movers in design, branding, advertising and beyond.

📅 Thursday, 2 to Saturday, 4 November 2023
📍 Bangkok, Thailand
BITS, or the Bangkok International Typographic Symposium, is an academic symposium on typography and graphic design organized by Cadson Demak for over ten years. Participants come together at this event to explore, discuss, exchange ideas, and share insights into a variety of subjects, from design trends to corporate breakthroughs.

Week 45 - 6 to 13 November 

Leading Design
📅 Wednesday, 8 to Thursday, 9 November 2023
📍 London, Online, United Kingdom 🇬🇧
Leading Design is a world-class event for people leading design teams, overseeing design direction, or instilling a culture of design within their organisations. Our past speakers have worked at Facebook, Netflix, IBM Design Studio, Spotify and Google. This year we are assembling a wonderful group of design leaders who will cover a wide range of topics to help you navigate your own leadership journey.

Semi Permanent Aotearoa
📅 Wednesday, 8 to Saturday, 11 November 2023
📍 Wellington, New Zealand 🇳🇿
Semi Permanent festival of creativity and design is coming to Wellington. New Zealand’s leading creative practitioners will showcase the breadth, depth, diversity, and potential of New Zealand’s creative industries.

📅 Friday, 10 to Sunday, 12 November 2023
📍 St. Gallen, Switserland 🇨🇭
TŸPO - Forum for professionals and people with an affinity for design, promotes exchange between speakers and audience.

Week 46 - 13 to 20 November

Design Week Lagos 
📅 Friday, 10 to Wednesday, 22 November 2023
📍 Lagos, Nigeria 🇳🇬
Design Week Lagos, a festival established to create a recognizable design culture for Africa. The 2023 design festival theme: “African Design, The Future”. Join Design Week Lagos and celebrate design in Africa

Web Summit Lisbon
📅 Monday, 13 to Thursday, 16 November 2023
📍 Lisbon, Portugal 🇵🇹
Web Summit is an annual technology conference held in Lisbon, Portugal. Founded in 2009, Web Summit was originally held in Dublin, Ireland until 2016, when it moved permanently to Lisbon. The conference's topics center on internet technology, emerging technologies, and venture capitalism. Web Summit's partners range from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, with attendees representing all levels and sectors of the global high technology industry.

📅 Tuesday, 14 to Thursday, 16 November 2023
📍 Online
Learn how Product, UX, Design and Dev can work together to build products customer love and how managers can empower teams while ensuring business outcomes

Design Matters Lagos
📅 Wednesday, 15 to Thursday, 16 November 2023
📍 Lagos, Nigeria 🇳🇬
The conference will revolve around two main themes: ‘Design trends in e-gov, e-health, and fintech’ and ‘The Scandinavian Design Philosophy’. The event will bring together the best designers from West Africa, Scandinavia and the world for an unmissable cultural exchange and knowledge sharing opportunity.
🔗 designmatters.n

Build Stuff
📅 Wednesday, 15 to Friday, 17 November 2023
📍 Vilnius, Lithuania 🇱🇹
Build Stuff is a Software Development Conference created for All Developer Team -back-end & full-stack developers, academics, team leads, software architects, product owners, technical project managers. The goal of the conference is to boost the developer community by providing tomorrow’s knowledge and train the skills required to keep up with continuous change.

The Hmm @ Reboot
📅 Wednesday, 15 November 2023
📍 Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Hmm, the platform and laboratory aimed at a better understanding of the internet and digital culture is organising The Hmm @ REBOOT on Wednesday evening 15 November. During this evening, The Hmm brings together eight artists, designers and researchers from different generations, working with and reflecting on digital tools, online identities and the profound impact of internet culture. This special programme in collaboration with the New Institute, they highlight three generations of creators. From the exhibition REBOOT, they invite the pioneers of digital art (1960-2000), as well as contemporary makers who have responded to their work. The exhibition REBOOT: Pioneering Digital Art can be visited until 1 April 2024.

OFFF Prado
📅 Thursday, 16 to Friday, 17 November 2023
📍 Madrid, Spain 🇪🇸
The first edition of OFFF Prado, the festival of creativity, art and digital design aimed to explore creativity at its widest. Founded by OFFF, OFFF Prado arises to foster individual and collective curiosity and to explore a new space that connects us in a different and unique way with the digital world and also with the city. OFFF Prado will bring the forefront of digital art and design to the iconic Museo Nacional del Prado, featuring a diverse selection of artists who engage in dialogue about innovation, reflection, and conservation.

Dynamic Font Day
📅 Saturday, 18 November 2023
📍 Munich, Germany 🇩🇪
International conference for typography in digital media

Week 47 - 20 to 27 November

Wey Wey Web
📅 Thursday, 23 to Friday, 24 November 2023
📍 Malaga, Spain 🇪🇸
A Yay-Yay event for UI Lovers

Week 48 - 27 November to 4 December

Around 3D Design Festival
📅 Wednesday, 29 to Thursday, 30 November 2023
📍 Online
Celebrating the work of creative minds opening up new possibilities to think, create, and communicate in 3D.

Let's Talk Design #27
📅 Thursday, 30 November 2023
📍 Antwerpen, Belgium
Let's Talk Design is een serie avonden met sprekers uit de creatieve sector die over hun werk vertellen. Tijdens "Let's Talk Design" spreken gevestigde creatieven over hun werk naast jong en opkomend talent. Sprekers tijdens deze editie zijn Sacha van den Haak, Head of Design bij LAVA, Hans Lettany, Title Designer bij TITLES, Kinda Ghannoum, Graphic Designer, en Vincent Pauwels, Director Experience Design bij November Five. De avond wordt gehost door Timothy Helmer

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