principals of asymptote architecture hani rashid and lise anne couture (left)
penang global city center, malaysia designed by asymptote architects (right)

changing the world at: convocation hall, toronto date: saturday, november 15th, 2008

the changing the world conference brings international visionaries together in a series of lectures to discuss topics which revolve around the environment, design, business, sciences, philanthropy, the arts and technology. the event aims to provide youth with the opportunity to become inspired and gain knowledge from some of today’s most recognized people.

this year’s speakers include: hani rashid – the founder and principal of asymptote architecture, karim rashid – industrial designer, matthew hockenberry – the leading contributor of the one laptop per child program, the man who led the creation of Mac OS X and current designer director of microsoft live labs, don lindsay and patrick lor, the founder of, acquired by getty images for million US.



changing the world conference, toronto, canada designer karim rashid and his ‘garbo’ trash can designed for umbra



changing the world conference, toronto, canada leading contributor at the MIT media lab for the one laptop per child matthew hockenberry (left) and the laptop (right)



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