Debbie is a frequent keynote speaker on design and branding and has spoken at conferences, corporations and events all over the world. She has moderated Design Yatra in India, presented keynote lectures at Rotman School of Management, Princeton University, Michigan Modern, the Hong Kong Design Association, the Melbourne Writers Festival, Design Thinkers in Toronto, the Festival of Art and Design in Barcelona, Webstock in New Zealand, QVED in Munich, ING in Dubai, ND2C in Pakistan and many more. She has also been a juror for competitions including Cannes Lions, The Clio’s, the One Club and many, many more.

Past Selected Conferences & Keynote Presentations

National Digital Design Conference, Pakistan, 2017

Visual Storytelling Festival, Romania, 2017

99U Conference, USA, 2017

By Design Conference, Slovakia, 2017

TypoBerlin, Germany, 2017

ING Conference, Dubai, 2017

Convergence: Texas Society of Architects, USA, 2016

Masters of Business Conference, USA, 2016

Segundo Festival, Guatemala, 2016

Adobe Max, USA, 2016, 2017

Hopscotch Design Festival, Raleigh, SC, USA, 2016

Brand New Conference, Amsterdam, 2016

Percolate Conference, USA, 2016

Webstock, New Zealand, 2016

Hong Kong Design Association, 2016

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, 2016

Michigan Modern, USA, 2014-2016

SAG-AFTRA Foundation, USA, 2015

QVED, Munich, Germany, 2015

Festival of Art and Design, Barcelona, Spain, 2015

Melbourne Writers Festival, Australia, 2015

Fast Company Innovation Festival, New York, USA, 2014

Design Thinkers, Toronto, Canada, 2014

Design Yatra, India 2012

AIGA Gain Conference Chair, USA, 2008

Selected Museum Lectures

National Building Museum, Washington, DC 2016

Museum of Design, Atlanta, Georgia 2016

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, 2016

Lower East Side Tenement Museum, NYC, 2015

Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, 2014

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, 2013

Museum of Sydney, Australia, 2013

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, 2012

Chicago Design Museum, Chicago, IL, 2012

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, 2009

Wolfsonian Museum, Miami, FL, 2008

National Museum of Serbia, 2007

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2006