Connecticut Art Directors Club

CADC Annual Student Conference: 4/20

Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:00am – 2:00pm
Central Connecticut State University, Memorial Hall
1615 Stanley St
New Britian, CT 06050
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Curious about your career? Students register today!

Saturday, April 20 • 9:00am - 2:00pm
Free breakfast and lunch. Bring a mug for beverages. 

Admission: FREE

The Connecticut Directors Art Club is proud to present the 2013 Student Conference and Scholarship Competition for students in visual communications, graphic design, new media, illustration, and photography programs. It is a fantastic opportunity for students to hear real-life perspectives on creative careers from leading design professionals.
The Conference is free to attend and open to all students.


  • 9:00am Registration, portfolio review for seniors signup, undergraduate portfolio submission for Scholarship Competition* and free breakfast
  • 9:30am Conference begins. CADC President’s Welcome. Deadline to submit portfolios (undergraduate only) for Scholarship Competition*
  • 9:30am -12:30pm Speaker presentations
  • 12:30pm Free lunch
  • 12:45pm Scholarship Awards announced
  • 1:00pm Senior portfolio reviews and meet and greet the CADC for undergraduates


Registration starts at 9 am and the Conference will begin promptly at 9:20 am. Breakfast and lots of freebies will be on hand for students to take. Portfolios for the Scholarship Competition must be registered by 9:30 am for consideration. The morning will be devoted to five 25 minute presentations from leading design professionals offering tips on how the speakers got started in design, how they got their first job and advanced in their careers, skills that are in demand today, what inspires them, and types of work they and their firms create. There will be time after each presentation for Q&A.

The conference is free to attend and open to all students. It includes breakfast, lunch, and lots of free books and magazines donated by Connecticut’s creative community to benefit students. Help sustain our planet by bringing a reusable mug for beverages and your own bag for the free materials and books!

*Portfolios from accredited programs in the state of Connecticut are eligible for the Annual CADC Student Scholarship Competition. Eligible students must be in their first, second or third year of study. Fourth year or senior students are not eligible. Fourth year students have the opportunity to review their portfolio with a CADC member after lunch. Sign up is available during registration.

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