September 21 – 22

Chicago, IL


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Founder & Creative Director


London, UK

Pali is the Founder and Creative Director of TEMPLO, a cause-led branding and communications agency committed to using the positive power of design for social change.

Founded in 2013, TEMPLO was set up as an experiment to see if design could be pushed into new territories to make real political&social change. Since then the studio’s work has helped arrest war criminals, been a part of the controversial 2015 UN Gaza Conflict inquiry and has produced groundbreaking work exposing Sri Lanka’s war crimes. TEMPLO collaborates with ambitious clients including the United Nations, the Climate Change Committee, Migrant Help, British Council and the Mayor of London. TEMPLO’s work has been featured in Wired Magazine, Design Museum’s ‘Hope to Nope’ exhibition & Channel 4 News.

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Day 1: September 21

Pali Palavathanan  •  Danny Pemberton  •  Emunah Winer & Margaret Kerr-Jarrett  •  Reggie Snowden  •  Jo Roca  •  Candace Solola  •  Abe Zieleniec  •  Julia Cho & Denny Liu  •  Thomas Kurppa  •  Shar Biggers

Day 2: September 22

Diego Guevara  •  Ade Chong  •  Bijan Berahimi  •  Katrina Romulo  •  Byron Rex Phillipson  •  Kristin Lueke  •  Matt Tanaka  •  Stephanie Falaschetti  •  Taamrat Amaize  •  Zipeng Zhu