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Creative Circus Friday Forum Speaker Series

Our ties to creative industries are evident in the caliber of exceptional talent who come and speak at Circus Forum. Typically held on Fridays in The Carol Vick Bynum Theatre, our forums are an important opportunity for our students to learn from current top players in their fields.

Exceptional students have an opportunity to have their books perused by some of the top talent who visit us. And everyone has a chance to listen and learn as our speakers tell us of their own war stories and lessons learned along the way in the life of a Creative.

These events are open to the public (mandatory for students, of course) so if you’re in the neighborhood, come by and enjoy our Creative Circus Friday Forum Speakers!

Guests, check in at the front desk.

*If you are interested in speaking, please contact Career Services Director, Hannah Heller.

Fall 2019 Friday Forum Speaker Schedule:

October 11Fabio Barros – ACD at Laundry Service
October 18th – Diana Chen – ACD at EVB
October 25th – Advisory Board
November 1st – Patrick Holly AVP/CD at OYO
November 15th – Liz Northcutt – Designer &  Mandy Rahiya – Designer at Resource Branding
November 22ndWhitney Allen Patel – GCD & Michelle Bird – Art Director at IMG Live
November 29th – Thanksgiving Break
December 13th – Graduation

Past Speakers:

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#CircusForum Don Shelford
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#CircusForum Mekanism
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Fall 2017 Forum Schedule
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#CircusForum Chris Joakim & Mike Donaghey | R/GA New York
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#CircusForum mcgarrybowen Chicago
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#CircusForum Ashley Milhollin & Kate Lewkowicz | Zambezi
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Friday Forum Series: MRY
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Friday Forum Series: Vann Graves
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Forum Video: David Littlejohn, Founder/Chief Creative Director @ Humanaut
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Forum Video: Anders Granberg, Freelance Art Director & Erika Lidén Freelance Photographer
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Forum Video: Neisha Tweed Bell, Creative Strategist @ Facebook
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Forum Video: Jeff Goodby, Co-Chairman @ Goodby Silverstein & Partners
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Forum Video: Dave Ortega, Creative Director @ McKee Wallwork & Company
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Forum Video: David Baldwin, Founder @ Baldwin&, NC
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Forum Video: Brandon Pierce, Creative Director at 72andSunny, New York
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Forum Video: Doug Grimmett, Principal and Founder of Primal Screen
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Forum Video: Robin Fitzgerald, CCO @ BBDO Atlanta
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Forum Video: Jay Rogers – JAYRO Design & Illustration
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Jesse Juriga from Google Creative Lab to Hit Forum Stage This Friday
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Forum: Susan Credle, Leo Burnett
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