A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

We Need to Talk

Home offices and Zoom meetings have changed the ways we communicate at work and made clear conversation more important than ever. In this session, Fred Dust will discuss how we can better communicate with the people around us.

Fred Dust

Fred Dust is the founder of Making Conversation, LLC and works at the intersection of business, society and creativity. As a designer, author, educator, consultant, trustee, and advisor to social and business leaders, he is one of the world’s most original thinkers, applying the craft and optimism of human-centered design to the intractable challenges we face today....

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Making Conversation
Seven Essential Elements of Meaningful Communication
Fred Dust
HarperCollins Publishers
December 2020
ISBN 9780062933904
256 pages
$29.99, INSTORE
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A former Senior Partner and Global Managing Director at the legendary design firm IDEO shows how to design conversations and meetings that are creative and impactful. More/less

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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