Futurists Symposium

April 29, 2023 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 29.

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:

Headshot of Dmitriy Bekker.

Dmitriy Bekker ’07
Kate Gleason College of Engineering – Computer Engineering BS/MS
Embedded Systems Engineer, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Headshot of Luiz Freitas.

Luiz Freitas ’07
College of Liberal Arts – Economics BS
Vice President of Experience Personalization at Fidelity Investments

Headshot of Josh Klenert.

Josh Klenert ’96
College of Art and Design AD – Graphic Design BFA
Chief Design Officer at Bakkt

Headshot of Christine Ramage.

Christine Ramage ’95
College of Art and Design – Professional Photographic Illustration BFA
VP of Photography for Paramount+

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