APRIL 24, 2024 | DOHA DESIGN DISTRICT, QATAR

April 24, 2024 | Doha Design District, Qatar

Fast Company Middle East's Innovation by Design Summit (IBDS) is a multifaceted event that blends art, architecture, design, and sustainability, creating an inspiring showcase of creativity and cultural convergence.

More than just a summit, it's a dynamic melting pot of ideas where industry leaders and visionaries converge. It will host sessions, panels, debates, and workshops, making it an influential design summit.

The event will bring together exceptional artists, creators, business leaders, design experts, entrepreneurs, educators, sustainability and technology experts, government officials, and policymakers.

Hosted at the Doha Design District, recognized as one of the most vital hubs for creatives, this summit is a must-attend for those eager to explore emerging trends and be part of the global design community.

SPEAKERS

ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Associate Partner, MAD Architects
Interdisciplinary Artist & Architect
Concept Designer & Architect
NFT Artist
Founder, AKK Architects
Managing Director MEA, UnStudio
Founder, MINIWIZ
Senior Partner, Safdie Architects
Senior Lecturer, Operations Management, MIT
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, García Media
Creator
Associate Dean and Professor of Architecture, American University of Sharjah
Entrepreneur & Comedian
Founder, Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio
Chief Executive Officer, Saffron Brand Consultants
Principal, Ludwig & Hamilton
Founder, Abundance Studio
Designer & Author
Founding Director, Integrated Design & Management, MIT
Principal, Grimshaw
Chief Creative Officer and Co-founder, UnlockBrands
Principal, AGi Architects
Creator
Co-Founder, Khaleeji Art Museum
Managing Director and Principal, Gensler Middle East

WHAT TO EXPECT

Keynotes, debates, fireside & panels

Innovation by Design Summit will showcase the innovative ways design can tackle our biggest challenges.

Design Showcase

Spotlight on innovative design projects, technologies, or installations. Exhibitions of Inspiring work from emerging and established artists, graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, and advertising studios.

Breakout panel discussions

Dive into discussions with purpose-driven leaders about human-centered design, Inclusivity, urban planning, sustainable design, technology, and other design movements supporting the growth of positive social change.

Create an impact and leave a legacy

Join our expert speakers, scholars, futurists, and leaders to understand how design shapes our society and world.