Speaking Engagements

PA Business Technology Conference

Nov 21 2013

MAYA’s David Bishop will address “The future of Technology: Trillions of Devices all Talking to Each Other” at the Business Technology Conference hosted by Duquesne University.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher

MAYA’s David Bishop to Speak at Harvard xDesign

Jan 26 2013

MAYA Fellow David Bishop will join design industry leaders at Harvard’s inaugural xDesign speaker series and design challenge. Organized by former MAYAn Roderick McMullen, the event brings together Harvard’s Business School and the Graduate School of Design to transform the university’s approach to technology, business, and design education.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher

MAYA’s David Bishop Guest Lecturer at CMU

Dec 12 2012

MAYA Fellow David Bishop spoke to students of Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and the Human-Computer Interaction Institute about applying human-centered design techniques and principles in the real world.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher

Intelligent Packaging in a Connected World

May 25 2012

QR codes, RFID tags, GPS tracking, temperature and motion sensors… More and more packaging incorporates technology that collects, transmits, or communicates with consumers, retailers, and manufacturers. To truly capitalize on these opportunities, brands need to understand the difference between bolting a bit of technology to a box and designing intelligent packaging that thrives in an information-rich ecosystem. MAYA Fellow David Bishop and Maeve Keane of our partners PDD spoke at the PACE Forum in Miami about the challenges and opportunities of designing intelligent packaging in a connected world.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher

IDSA Mideast Design Dialogue Conference: Rebuilding Our Region with Design

Mar 31 2012

MAYA Fellow David Bishop believes that the next generation of citizens needs help in leapfrogging over the basics to become creative, agile, critical, collaborative, and resilient thinkers. The way to achieve this lies in radically innovating education to include design as a way of thinking.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher

PACE Forum in London

Feb 09 2012

David Bishop, MAYA Fellow in Human Sciences, gave a joint keynote presentation with London’s PDD Group, with whom we have a strategic alliance. MAYA and PDD spoke about “Intelligent Packaging in a Connected World” at the PACE (Packaging And Converting Executives) Forum in London on February 9. The MAYA/PDD alliance was formed to bring superior connected experiences to companies across the globe.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher

Creative Clash

Jan 26 2012

David Bishop, MAYA’s Fellow in Human Sciences, spoke about how we found our national success at the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s “Creative Clash! The Future of Creativity, Technology and a New Innovation Community in Pittsburgh.” The event was held at the Carnegie Museum of Art and explored Pittsburgh’s history and future as a key innovator at the intersection of art and technology.

David Bishop
Lead Designer & Researcher