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Brian Lee to Speak at Business of Design Week in Hong Kong

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SOM Design Partner Brian Lee will speak at the 2016 edition of Business of Design Week (BODW), taking place on November 28 through December 3 at the SOM-designed Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. BODW is considered the preeminent event of its kind in Asia, serving as a forum for the exchange of ideas on creative thinking and design management.​ Organized annually since 2002 by the Hong Kong Design Center, BODW gathers leaders across business, design, and cultural enterprise. 

With the theme "Made in Chicago," BODW 2016 features presentations by a host of design and business leaders from the city. Lee will speak alongside thought leaders from Chicago and around the world in a plenary session titled "Culture and the City" on Saturday, December 3rd. Speakers include Jeanne Gang, Founding Principal of Studio Gang Architects; Zoë Ryan, Curator of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago; and Sarah Herda, Director of The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.

Business of Design Week

Plenary III: Culture & the City
December 3, 2016

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center
1 Expo Drive
Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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