Design students can plan ahead to attend this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…
from the conference website:
On September 23-28, 2008, over 1000 of the world’s top designers, students, educators and graphic arts professionals will converge in Chicago for the 2008 AGI Congress and AGI Student Conference. Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) will bring their annual Congress to America for only the third time in fifty years. Billed as the global design event of 2008, the event will present lectures, exhibitions, and a host of unique interactions with the world’s most notable leaders from the design profession.
Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) is a not-for-profit organization comprised of the world’s most respected graphic designers, illustrators and commercial artists. With representation from over 15 countries, the collective work of AGI members represents the finest packaging, identity, publication, illustration and poster works in the world.