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AI, Web3 and design | Glasgow

Join us in Glasgow on 15 June | 2:45 – 5:30pm BST | Box Hub 

Dissecting the latest developments in AI and Web3 and their implications for your design business and team.

Undoubtably this is a vast topic on everyone’s minds at the moment and one that impacts all areas of our lives. So, whether you’re a Web3 expert or using ChatGPT to help with tonight’s dinner, we want to bring you together and get under the skin of what it means in relation to the design industry.

DBA Chair and Founder & Chief Experience Officer at Else, Warren Hutchinson, will lead the way, guiding you through the critical areas that matter in design. Damian Smith and Jack Burn, from DBA Member business ISO Design are going to share how they apply AI to their work, and Dr Kendra Briken, Senior Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde will get you thinking about the impact of AI on your workplace cultures. You’ll have the opportunity to share your perspectives, debate what the latest developments mean for the industry and meet local members in your area.

Join the DBA in person this summer as we get under the skin of the topics everyone is talking about. Each event will provide knowledge, discussion, and insight through a mix of informative talks from industry experts, interactive sessions, and member case studies. An important part of bringing our members and the design community together face-to-face will be the chance to network and share ideas with your peers in your local area. These events are open to all team members from DBA member businesses, so bring your colleagues along. If you’re interested in getting a taste of what DBA membership has to offer, join us and your peers in your local area.

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Warren Hutchinson, DBA Chair and Founder & Chief Experience Officer, Else


Warren has been working within the emergent digital disciplines of design for over 20 years and has built a career working at the intersection between people, brands and technology working with a diverse set of global clients. He has always been fascinated by the design challenges presented by digital, the need to have a solid grasp of emerging technology while maintaining empathy for the target beneficiary audience.


Warren will cut through the noise around AI and Web3 and focus on what’s important for the design industry. He’s got his finger on the pulse of the latest developments and he’ll drill into what they mean for how you run your businesses and how they might impact your clients.

Dr Kendra Briken, Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde

Kendra is a sociologist, and currently employed as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Work, Employment and Organisation at the University of Strathclyde. Her research focusses on developments around digitalisation of work, the decision-making processes around the invention and implementation of new technologies, and workforce outcomes such as job quality. Her most recent projects focussed on new technologies in the social care sector, and in manufacturing.

Kendra will share her unique perspective from working across industries and unpack the impact of AI on our workplace cultures. She’ll highlight what you need to focus on, explore the challenges leaders face, and highlight the opportunities for our businesses and teams. This will be an interactive session, so come prepared to share your challenges and experiences and you’ll be able to find the right ways to use the technology to create a positive workplace culture.


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