Past Saskatoon Event: VOL 1

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November 28, 2017
@ The Underground Cafe

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@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Creative Director Brandon Webber believes that what you do with your life, is comprised of more than just your job.  In this talk, Brandon shares what he believes is worthwhile, and encourages us to reflect on what we believe is worthwhile for our own lives.

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Oh, The Places You'll Go!

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Originally from Halifax, Brittany Lloy is a designer at the digital agency, zu, in Saskatoon. In this talk, she shares about the serendipity of her 2017 professional development journey, and that if you just say 'yes!' you never know where you may find yourself next.

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Sask Tech 2017

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

As the VP of Design at Vendasta, Bryan Larson is passionate about UX and also admires entrepreneurs, mentors, and risk-takers. In this talk, Bryan gives us a chance to appreciate the major milestones and achievements of a number of local tech companies and associated initiatives over the last 12 months.

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Quit Often

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

In addition to a day job in communications, Chris Morin also works as a freelance illustrator, journalist, blogger and has toured North America and Europe several times over with his band Slow Down Molasses.

In this talk, Chris shares how in his experience, quitting doesn't always work and has often led him to bigger and better endeavors. 

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Yahoo!: Stuff By Hand

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

"Just have fun with design, it's not a serious thing, it's a fun thing."

In Yahoo!: Stuff By Hand from PechaKucha Night Saskatoon Vol. 1Craig Medwyduk presents his striking design work that he has created for various businesses in the Saskatoon community.


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Fine Art vs. Graphic Design

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Dustin George is an art director at MGM Communications. He has Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Indigenous Art from the First Nations University of Canada, and the University of Regina. He took his design education at Red River College in Winnipeg where he graduated with diplomas in graphic design and advanced graphic design. Having completed schooling in both the Fine Art and Graphic Design disciplines, Dustin explains the differences between the two, and where his journey has taken him.

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The Story of a Start-Up

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Caitlin Olauson is a mom and co-owner of two food businesses. She has her master's degree in Food Security and has a passion for local food and sustainability. In this talk, she outlines her team's journey of opening a kitchen incubator in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 

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'The year I learned how to write good n' stuff'

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Mahshed Hooshmand is the designer, calligrapher and owner of Paper Ocelot Studios in Saskatoon. Mahshed shares about her journey to better penmanship through the rigors of calligraphy. 

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'Don’t Stop Believing'

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Originally from South Africa, Jeanie de Beer is the CEO and Creative Director of Createbyfaith Branding and Advertising. In her talk, she shares about her journey to CBF, explains the meaning behind the company’s name and vision and shows how leaps of faith turn into dreams being realized.

Mahshed Hooshmand
Designer & Calligrapher, PaperOcelot Studios in Saskatoon
Brittany Lloy
Designer, zu in Saskatoon
Caitlin Olauson
Co-Owner , The Local Kitchen in Saskatoon
Bryan Larson
VP Design, Vendasta in Saskatoon
Brandon Webber
Creative Director, Wax Wane in Saskatoon
Chris Morin
Digital Content Coordinator in Saskatoon
Jeanie de Beer
CEO + Creative Director, CBF l Branding & Advertising in Saskatoon
Craig Medwyduk
Graphic designer, MGM Communications & Odelay! in Saskatoon