Focus/18 – Speakers

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN SPEAKERS

Visitors can get top level insights at a carefully curated programme of talks and panel discussions on the main stage with influential figures as well as rising stars. All of these lectures will take place at Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East.

WORKSHOP SPEAKERS

A series of workshops will highlight Focus/18’s key theme of colour, exploring how it informs our design aesthetic, both consciously and subconsciously.

Timothy Corrigan

The Perfect Interior: Observations From Both Sides Of The Pond
Hosted by Homes & Gardens
Sunday 16 September, 11.30am -12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

An international panel of experts – Los Angeles and Paris-based tastemaker Timothy Corrigan, Adam Bray, founder of his eponymous studio and Claire Sa, cofounder of design and architecture practice De Rosee Sa – talk to Sarah Spiteri, editorial director of Homes & Gardens, about the changing design landscape in America and the UK. Sharing transatlantic commonalities, differences, influences and defining design directions, find out what it takes to mastermind a dream home. Join the panel as they discuss decorating styles that include eclectic, layered schemes, flexible, well considered spaces and ways to mix European elegance with Californian comfort. Book ticket £10.

Adam Bray

The Perfect Interior: Observations From Both Sides Of The Pond
Hosted by Homes & Gardens
Sunday 16 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

An international panel of experts – Los Angeles and Paris-based tastemaker Timothy Corrigan, Adam Bray, founder of his eponymous studio and Claire Sa, cofounder of design and architecture practice De Rosee Sa – talk to Sarah Spiteri, editorial director of Homes & Gardens, about the changing design landscape in America and the UK. Sharing transatlantic commonalities, differences, influences and defining design directions, find out what it takes to mastermind a dream home. Join the panel as they discuss decorating styles that include eclectic, layered schemes, flexible, well considered spaces and ways to mix European elegance with Californian comfort. Book ticket £10.

Claire Sa

The Perfect Interior: Observations From Both Sides Of The Pond
Hosted by Homes & Gardens
Sunday 16 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

An international panel of experts – Los Angeles and Paris-based tastemaker Timothy Corrigan, Adam Bray, founder of his eponymous studio and Claire Sa, cofounder of design and architecture practice De Rosee Sa – talk to Sarah Spiteri, editorial director of Homes & Gardens, about the changing design landscape in America and the UK. Sharing transatlantic commonalities, differences, influences and defining design directions, find out what it takes to mastermind a dream home. Join the panel as they discuss decorating styles that include eclectic, layered schemes, flexible, well considered spaces and ways to mix European elegance with Californian comfort. Book ticket £10.

Sarah Spiteri

The Perfect Interior: Observations From Both Sides Of The Pond
Hosted by Homes & Gardens
Sunday 16 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

An international panel of experts – Los Angeles and Paris-based tastemaker Timothy Corrigan, Adam Bray, founder of his eponymous studio and Claire Sa, cofounder of design and architecture practice De Rosee Sa – talk to Sarah Spiteri, editorial director of Homes & Gardens, about the changing design landscape in America and the UK. Sharing transatlantic commonalities, differences, influences and defining design directions, find out what it takes to mastermind a dream home. Join the panel as they discuss decorating styles that include eclectic, layered schemes, flexible, well considered spaces and ways to mix European elegance with Californian comfort. Book ticket £10.

Allegra Hicks

Personal Spaces: Creating & Capturing True Style
Hosted by Cabana
Sunday 16 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

In a rare opportunity, two renowned international tastemakers come together to offer a unique personal perspective. With an innate eye for beauty, acclaimed designer Allegra Hicks, whose eclectic textiles are recognised around the world, talks to editor-turned photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna. Instinctively evoking the spirit of place, his images present an entrée into the lives of global artists, artisans and aesthetes and the relationship they have with their homes. Expect revealing insights as Hicks and Flores-Vianna share and discuss what informs and inspires their passion to create and capture highly individual interiors. Book ticket £10

Miguel Flores-Vianna

Personal Spaces: Creating & Capturing True Style
Hosted by Cabana
Sunday 16 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

In a rare opportunity, two renowned international tastemakers come together to offer a unique personal perspective. With an innate eye for beauty, acclaimed designer Allegra Hicks, whose eclectic textiles are recognised around the world, talks to editor-turned photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna. Instinctively evoking the spirit of place, his images present an entrée into the lives of global artists, artisans and aesthetes and the relationship they have with their homes. Expect revealing insights as Hicks and Flores-Vianna share and discuss what informs and inspires their passion to create and capture highly individual interiors. Book ticket £10.

Veere Grenney

Veere Grenney: How I Decorate
Hosted by House & Garden
Tuesday 18 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Veere Grenney, one of the most respected names in English decoration, talks to House & Garden editor Hatta Byng about his unique approach to classical British design. New Zealand-born Grenney has been creating immaculately tailored interiors for over thirty years, working on a portfolio of  international projects from beach houses in Mustique to townhouses in New York. Join him on a fascinating journey that brought him to the London design scene in the 1970s, looking at the key influences in his early career and exploring the success of his design aesthetic – elegance, simplicity and comfort – which has earned him such critical acclaim. Book ticket £10.

4pm Book Signing Veere Grenney will sign copies of his new book Veere Grenney: On Decorating: A Point Of View.

Hatta Byng

Veere Grenney: How I Decorate
Hosted by House & Garden
Tuesday 18 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Veere Grenney, one of the most respected names in English decoration, talks to House & Garden editor Hatta Byng about his unique approach to classical British design. New Zealand-born Grenney has been creating immaculately tailored interiors for over thirty years, working on a portfolio of  international projects from beach houses in Mustique to townhouses in New York. Join him on a fascinating journey that brought him to the London design scene in the 1970s, looking at the key influences in his early career and exploring the success of his design aesthetic – elegance, simplicity and comfort – which has earned him such critical acclaim. Book ticket £10.

4pm Book Signing Veere Grenney will sign copies of his new book Veere Grenney: On Decorating: A Point Of View.

Nina Campbell

Elegance And Ease: An Ever-Evolving Style
Hosted by Country Life
Wednesday 19 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Nina Campbell, the doyenne of British interior design, is defined by her wit, flair and unparalleled versatility. In conversation with Giles Kime, interiors editor and author of a new book about Nina, she offers an exclusive glimpse into some never-been-seen-before projects, which span the globe from high profile commissions in New York and Los Angeles to a pied-àterre in Rome. From pared-back glamour to bold plays of scale and modern use of colour and texture, they are as welcoming as they are comfortable and stylish. Join this legendary influencer as she shares secrets of a 50-year illustrious career that is not only constantly evolving but completely current. Book ticket £10.

12.30pm Book signing Nina Campbell will be signing copies of her new book, Nina Campbell, Interior Decoration: Elegance and Ease.

Giles Kime

Elegance And Ease: An Ever-Evolving Style
Hosted by Country Life
Wednesday 19 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Nina Campbell, the doyenne of British interior design, is defined by her wit, flair and unparalleled versatility. In conversation with Giles Kime, interiors editor and author of a new book about Nina, she offers an exclusive glimpse into some never-been-seen-before projects, which span the globe from high profile commissions in New York and Los Angeles to a pied-àterre in Rome. From pared-back glamour to bold plays of scale and modern use of colour and texture, they are as welcoming as they are comfortable and stylish. Join this legendary influencer as she shares secrets of a 50-year illustrious career that is not only constantly evolving but completely current. Book ticket £10.

12.30pm Book signing Nina Campbell will be signing copies of her new book, Nina Campbell, Interior Decoration: Elegance and Ease.

David Bentheim

Influences And Influencers
Thursday 20 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

In a fast-paced modern world where a mix of cultural, economic and societal factors collide, three acclaimed designers – David Bentheim, founder of Bentheim, Fran Hickman of her own eponymous studio, and Karen Howes, founder and CEO of Taylor Howes – discuss the influences and influencers which have had a profound impact on their work. How do they help to develop and refine their current perspective? From major art movements to the new digital democracy, discover a panorama of inspirations that shape, challenge and characterise their design aesthetic. Moderated by design writer Henrietta Thompson. Book ticket £10.

Fran Hickman

Influences And Influencers
Thursday 20 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

In a fast-paced modern world where a mix of cultural, economic and societal factors collide, three acclaimed designers – David Bentheim, founder of Bentheim, Fran Hickman of her own eponymous studio, and Karen Howes, founder and CEO of Taylor Howes – discuss the influences and influencers which have had a profound impact on their work. How do they help to develop and refine their current perspective? From major art movements to the new digital democracy, discover a panorama of inspirations that shape, challenge and characterise their design aesthetic. Moderated by design writer Henrietta Thompson. Book ticket £10.

Karen Howes

Influences And Influencers
Thursday 20 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

In a fast-paced modern world where a mix of cultural, economic and societal factors collide, three acclaimed designers – David Bentheim, founder of Bentheim, Fran Hickman of her own eponymous studio, and Karen Howes, founder and CEO of Taylor Howes – discuss the influences and influencers which have had a profound impact on their work. How do they help to develop and refine their current perspective? From major art movements to the new digital democracy, discover a panorama of inspirations that shape, challenge and characterise their design aesthetic. Moderated by design writer Henrietta Thompson. Book ticket £10.

Henrietta Thompson

Influences And Influencers
Thursday 20 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

In a fast-paced modern world where a mix of cultural, economic and societal factors collide, three acclaimed designers – David Bentheim, founder of Bentheim, Fran Hickman of her own eponymous studio, and Karen Howes, founder and CEO of Taylor Howes – discuss the influences and influencers which have had a profound impact on their work. How do they help to develop and refine their current perspective? From major art movements to the new digital democracy, discover a panorama of inspirations that shape, challenge and characterise their design aesthetic. Moderated by design writer Henrietta Thompson. Book ticket £10.

Neil McClennan

Distinctive Interiors: How To Decorate With A Difference
Hosted by Livingetc
Thursday 20 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Everyone wants a home that is beautifully decorated and works effortlessly. But getting the design right is only just the start. Inspiring spaces also reflect the owner’s personality with a playful use of colour, texture and pattern, combined in a cohesive yet uniquely indefinable whole. Livingetc’s executive editor Neil McClennan is joined by three acclaimed experts who each bring a fresh approach to decorating, with work that is creative, exciting and speaks of the client rather than the designer. Nicola Harding, founder of Harding & Read, Charles Bateson of his eponymous studio and Georgina Cave, founder of Cave Interiors explore how they bring individual flair by throwing out the rule book and embrace individual style with passion and humour. Book ticket £10.

Nicola Harding

Distinctive Interiors: How To Decorate With A Difference
Hosted by Livingetc
Thursday 20 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Everyone wants a home that is beautifully decorated and works effortlessly. But getting the design right is only just the start. Inspiring spaces also reflect the owner’s personality with a playful use of colour, texture and pattern, combined in a cohesive yet uniquely indefinable whole. Livingetc’s executive editor Neil McClennan is joined by three acclaimed experts who each bring a fresh approach to decorating, with work that is creative, exciting and speaks of the client rather than the designer. Nicola Harding, founder of Harding & Read, Charles Bateson of his eponymous studio and Georgina Cave, founder of Cave Interiors explore how they bring individual flair by throwing out the rule book and embrace individual style with passion and humour. Book ticket £10.

Charles Bateson

Distinctive Interiors: How To Decorate With A Difference
Hosted by Livingetc
Thursday 20 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Everyone wants a home that is beautifully decorated and works effortlessly. But getting the design right is only just the start. Inspiring spaces also reflect the owner’s personality with a playful use of colour, texture and pattern, combined in a cohesive yet uniquely indefinable whole. Livingetc’s executive editor Neil McClennan is joined by three acclaimed experts who each bring a fresh approach to decorating, with work that is creative, exciting and speaks of the client rather than the designer. Nicola Harding, founder of Harding & Read, Charles Bateson of his eponymous studio and Georgina Cave, founder of Cave Interiors explore how they bring individual flair by throwing out the rule book and embrace individual style with passion and humour. Book ticket £10.

Georgina Cave

Distinctive Interiors: How To Decorate With A Difference
Hosted by Livingetc
Thursday 20 September, 3pm - 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Everyone wants a home that is beautifully decorated and works effortlessly. But getting the design right is only just the start. Inspiring spaces also reflect the owner’s personality with a playful use of colour, texture and pattern, combined in a cohesive yet uniquely indefinable whole. Livingetc’s executive editor Neil McClennan is joined by three acclaimed experts who each bring a fresh approach to decorating, with work that is creative, exciting and speaks of the client rather than the designer. Nicola Harding, founder of Harding & Read, Charles Bateson of his eponymous studio and Georgina Cave, founder of Cave Interiors explore how they bring individual flair by throwing out the rule book and embrace individual style with passion and humour. Book ticket £10.

Catherine Martin

Hotels Set Sail
Hosted by Sleeper
Wednesday 19 September, 3pm – 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

The hospitality industry is evolving unlike ever before. Operators are seeking to strengthen their brands through investment in non-traditional hospitality models, while specialist hotel designers are bringing their expertise to the world of luxury travel. Sleeper editor Catherine Martin speaks to Andy Yuill, managing director of SMC Design, Ariane Steinbeck, managing director of RPW Design and Emma Masters, associate, Richmond International to discuss the challenges and opportunities of designing hotels on water, and find what seafaring vessels can learn from their static, landlocked counterparts. Followed by drinks in the Summit Furniture showroom. Book ticket £10.

Andy Yuill

Hotels Set Sail
Hosted by Sleeper
Wednesday 19 September, 3pm – 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

The hospitality industry is evolving unlike ever before. Operators are seeking to strengthen their brands through investment in non-traditional hospitality models, while specialist hotel designers are bringing their expertise to the world of luxury travel. Sleeper editor Catherine Martin speaks to Andy Yuill, managing director of SMC Design, Ariane Steinbeck, managing director of RPW Design and Emma Masters, associate, Richmond International to discuss the challenges and opportunities of designing hotels on water, and find what seafaring vessels can learn from their static, landlocked counterparts. Followed by drinks in the Summit Furniture showroom. Book ticket £10.

Ariane Steinbeck

Hotels Set Sail
Hosted by Sleeper
Wednesday 19 September, 3pm – 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

The hospitality industry is evolving unlike ever before. Operators are seeking to strengthen their brands through investment in non-traditional hospitality models, while specialist hotel designers are bringing their expertise to the world of luxury travel. Sleeper editor Catherine Martin speaks to Andy Yuill, managing director of SMC Design, Ariane Steinbeck, managing director of RPW Design and Emma Masters, associate, Richmond International to discuss the challenges and opportunities of designing hotels on water, and find what seafaring vessels can learn from their static, landlocked counterparts. Followed by drinks in the Summit Furniture showroom. Book ticket £10.

Emma Masters

Hotels Set Sail
Hosted by Sleeper
Wednesday 19 September, 3pm – 4pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

The hospitality industry is evolving unlike ever before. Operators are seeking to strengthen their brands through investment in non-traditional hospitality models, while specialist hotel designers are bringing their expertise to the world of luxury travel. Sleeper editor Catherine Martin speaks to Andy Yuill, managing director of SMC Design, Ariane Steinbeck, managing director of RPW Design and Emma Masters, associate, Richmond International to discuss the challenges and opportunities of designing hotels on water, and find what seafaring vessels can learn from their static, landlocked counterparts. Followed by drinks in the Summit Furniture showroom. Book ticket £10.

Ab Rogers

Colouring Design
Hosted by Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East
Friday 21 September, 11.30am – 12.30pm

Ab Rogers, founder of Ab Rogers Design, Richard McConkey from architecture and interiors practice, Universal Design Studio and interior designer Hugh Leslie of his eponymous studio discuss the creative challenges of working with colour. What impact does the use of colour have on their work – whether in private or public buildings – and how do they keep it relevant as well as inspiring? Expect engaging and animated perspectives as they share invaluable insights, revealing how they create contemporary, timeless spaces with visual impact. Moderated by Sarah Miller, CEO of Sarah Miller & Partners. Book ticket £10.

Richard McConkey

Colouring Design
Friday 21 September, 11.30am – 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Ab Rogers, founder of Ab Rogers Design, Richard McConkey from architecture and interiors practice, Universal Design Studio and interior designer Hugh Leslie of his eponymous studio discuss the creative challenges of working with colour. What impact does the use of colour have on their work – whether in private or public buildings – and how do they keep it relevant as well as inspiring? Expect engaging and animated perspectives as they share invaluable insights, revealing how they create contemporary, timeless spaces with visual impact. Moderated by Sarah Miller, CEO of Sarah Miller & Partners. Book ticket £10.

Sarah Miller

Colouring Design
Friday 21 September, 11.30am – 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Ab Rogers, founder of Ab Rogers Design, Richard McConkey from architecture and interiors practice, Universal Design Studio and interior designer Hugh Leslie of his eponymous studio discuss the creative challenges of working with colour. What impact does the use of colour have on their work – whether in private or public buildings – and how do they keep it relevant as well as inspiring? Expect engaging and animated perspectives as they share invaluable insights, revealing how they create contemporary, timeless spaces with visual impact. Moderated by Sarah Miller, CEO of Sarah Miller & Partners. Book ticket £10.

Rabih Hage

Past, Present, Future: Reimagination And Renewal
Tuesday 18 September, 11.30am – 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Three leading advocates from the worlds of design and architecture – Jonathan Tuckey, Rabih Hage and Edward Bulmer – discuss the creative challenges of working with historic buildings. What responsibility do architects and designers have to preserve the old and how can our architectural heritage be sympathetically adapted for 21st century living? Join the panel as they talk to writer Charlotte Abrahams about how they reimagine the past to create dynamic, intelligent spaces for the present and the future. Book ticket £10.

Jonathan Tuckey

Past, Present, Future: Reimagination And Renewal
Tuesday 18 September, 11.30am – 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Three leading advocates from the worlds of design and architecture – Jonathan Tuckey, Rabih Hage and Edward Bulmer – discuss the creative challenges of working with historic buildings. What responsibility do architects and designers have to preserve the old and how can our architectural heritage be sympathetically adapted for 21st century living? Join the panel as they talk to writer Charlotte Abrahams about how they reimagine the past to create dynamic, intelligent spaces for the present and the future. Book ticket £10.

Edward Bulmer

Past, Present, Future: Reimagination And Renewal
Tuesday 18 September, 11.30am – 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Three leading advocates from the worlds of design and architecture – Jonathan Tuckey, Rabih Hage and Edward Bulmer – discuss the creative challenges of working with historic buildings. What responsibility do architects and designers have to preserve the old and how can our architectural heritage be sympathetically adapted for 21st century living? Join the panel as they talk to writer Charlotte Abrahams about how they reimagine the past to create dynamic, intelligent spaces for the present and the future. Book ticket £10.

Hugh Leslie

Colouring Design
Friday 21 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm
TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East

Ab Rogers, founder of Ab Rogers Design, Richard McConkey from architecture and interiors practice, Universal Design Studio and interior designer Hugh Leslie of his eponymous studio discuss the creative challenges of working with colour. What impact does the use of colour have on their work – whether in private or public buildings – and how do they keep it relevant as well as inspiring? Expect engaging and animated perspectives as they share invaluable insights, revealing how they create contemporary, timeless spaces with visual impact. Moderated by Sarah Miller, CEO of Sarah Miller & Partners. Book ticket £10.

Charlotte Abrahams

Past, Present, Future: Reimagination And Renewal
Tuesday 18 September, 11.30am – 12.30pm
Talk, First Floor, Design Centre East

Three leading advocates from the worlds of design and architecture – Jonathan Tuckey, Rabih Hage and Edward Bulmer – discuss the creative challenges of working with historic buildings. What responsibility do architects and designers have to preserve the old and how can our architectural heritage be sympathetically adapted for 21st century living? Join the panel as they talk to writer Charlotte Abrahams about how they reimagine the past to create dynamic, intelligent spaces for the present and the future. Book ticket £10.

Georgia Coleridge

Healing Power Of Colour
Wednesday 19 September, 2.30pm
Lewis & Wood, Second Floor, Design Centre East

Seven easy ways to boost your health, heal your home and enrich your life with colour. Author and energy healer Georgia Coleridge explores the dazzling rainbow spectrum, from rich, earthy reds to ethereal violet white, in this fun, experiential workshop. Secure your place.

Sophie Robinson

Sophie Presents The Psychology Of Colours Using Sanderson Paints
Hosted by Country & Townhouse
Tuesday 18 September, 12pm & 3pm
Style Library, First Floor, South Dome

Self-confessed colour lover, Sophie Robinson, talks about the power of colour psychology and how this can be used to invigorate the design process, whilst introducing 50 new Sanderson paint colours which seamlessly blend enduring heritage with modern day family life. Secure your place.

Moritz Waldemeyer

Journey of Colour
Hosted by Vanity Fair
Monday 17 September, 3.30pm
Porada, First Floor, South Dome

International artist Moritz Waldemeyer shares insights on the ‘Journey of Colour’ with Michelle Jana Chan, exploring the way we look at colour and discussing his immersive light installation that was commissioned specially for Focus/18. Secure your place.

Michelle Jana Chan

Journey of Colour
Hosted by Vanity Fair
Monday 17 September, 3.30pm
Porada, First Floor, South Dome

International artist Moritz Waldemeyer shares insights on the ‘Journey of Colour’ with Michelle Jana Chan, exploring the way we look at colour and discussing his immersive light installation that was commissioned specially for Focus/18. Secure your place.

Julia Begbie

KLC Presents The Power Of Colour
Wednesday 19 September
Tai Ping, Fourth Floor, Design Centre East

Learn how to be creative and strategic with colour with Julia Begbie, development director at KLC School of Design. Practise design alchemy and create visual drama by experimenting at the intersection point of colour theory, the principles of design, and the biology of the eye.

Judith Wilson

KLC Presents Creative Interior Styling
Friday 21 September, 2pm
Baker, First Floor, South Dome

Your stylist’s guide to a vibrant interior: embrace visual shortcuts for ambience, how to harness decorative trends and tap into intuitive style, plus clever solutions for displaying collections and sourcing props and flowers – your personal route to effortless style. This session is led by Judith Wilson, author and KLC lecturer.

Adrienne Chinn

KLC Presents Staging Your Property For Rent Or Sale
Thursday 20 September, 2pm
Simpsons, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

At this interactive session Adrienne Chinn, KCL tutor and author, will offer top tips to help you prepare and present your property in its best light to prospective renters or buyers.

Sabine Getty

Sabine Getty Presents The World Of Colourful Jewels
Hosted by Tatler
Thursday 20 September, 12pm
Julian Chichester, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Join Tatler’s market editor, Olivia Bennett, in conversation with London-based fine jewellery designer Sabine Getty as they discuss the importance of colour in fashion and jewellery and how this influences interior design. Secure your place.

Kassia St Clair

A Mind-Expanding Tour Of The World Of Colour
Thursday 20 September, 4.30pm
Tim Page Carpets, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Join colour expert Kassia St Clair to delve into the unusual stories behind some of the most fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From Tyrian purple, and vermilion to Scheele’s green, every colour has a story, and in this session Kassia will share some of the most alluring and thought-provoking. Secure your place.