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Design for Disaster Relief: Jake Naughton and Josh Cogan Share Their Work

Event Date:

October 15, 2012 | 6:30 PM EDT TO 8:30 PM EDT
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As part of D.C. Design Week, Benevolent Media and AIGA D.C. are bringing together a panel with experts from the fields of multimedia journalism, architecture, technology and communication design to discuss how design can be used as a force for recovery in times of crisis and disaster. Explore and learn how designers of all disciplines can contribute to the prevention and relief of the devastating effects of natural and human disasters worldwide. Roundtable sessions will follow the panel.

Panelists and roundtable leaders will include:
Joshua Cogan, Content Creator and Strategist
Jake Naughton, Multimedia Projects Coordinator, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Lindsay Brugger, Architecture for Humanity, D.C. Disaster Response Project
Raed Jarrar, Architecture for Humanity, D.C. Disaster Response Project
Cooper Martin, Manager, Community Resilience, AIA (American Institute of Architects)
Adele Waugaman, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Fellow and Independent Consultant

Monday, October 15
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2102 L Street NW
Washington, DC

This event is free for members and student members, $5 for non-members. Register for this event here.


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