Futurists Symposium

April 23, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Acclaimed and accomplished alumni will share the spotlight during the university’s annual Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on Saturday, April 23.

These leading experts will join us for brief presentations and a panel discussion on what they see on the horizon in the areas of technology, the arts, and design. Moderated by Evan Dawson, host of Connections on WXXI Radio, the symposium will feature:

Erin Sarofsky headshot.

Erin Sarofsky BFA ’98, MFA ’00
College of Art & Design – Graphic Design & Computer Graphics Design

Executive Creative Director & Owner at Sarofsky Corp.

Franklyn Athias headshot.

Franklyn Athias BS ’85
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences – Computer Science
CTO and Senior Vice President for Xfinity Mobile Retail Convergence – XMRC

Aaron Gordon headshot.

Aaron Gordon BFA ’13
College of Art and Design - Film and Animation
Founder and CEO of Optic Sky Productions

The symposium will occur in person in MAGIC Spell Studios in Wegmans Theater on the RIT campus. No registration necessary.

Our virtual attendees can view the livestream.