Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) and ADYPU Team Up for Graphic Design Conference in Pune

Do you live, breath, and eat design? Are you a part of the growing design fraternity? Are you someone who strives for perfection in your work? Here is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn from the stalwarts of graphic design. Ajeenkya D Y Patil University (ADYPU) in collaboration with Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) is hosting the biggest International Graphic Design Conference – AGI in India on 22nd and 23rd November 2018 at Pune, India.

AGI in India invites creative minds committed to graphic design to learn, contribute, and celebrate two days of thinking, innovating, and exploring new ideas. The most-awaited Graphic Design Conference aims to bring together celebrated designers, award-winning consultants, innovative thinkers, developers, and leaders to create exciting opportunities, promote talent and creativity, and share graphic design knowledge.

Highlights of AGI in India

Student Poster Competition

An opportunity to showcase your talent to the world-renowned designers and get invited to the panel sessions and award ceremony.


Interact with the distinguished AGI members and Indian creators and learn from them through our experiential and insightful workshops.


22nd November 2018 – 16:30-18:00

Panel Session

A chance to attend inspiring panel sessions by our eminent panelists from design fraternity.


22nd November 2018 – 09:30-16:00

23rd November 2018 – 10:30-18:00

AGI Poster Exhibition

Witness the selected works created by AGI members from around the world. Winning entries from the Student Poster Competition will also be displayed at the AGI Poster Exhibition at ADYPU, Pune.


22nd November 2018 – 21st December 2018

A sneak peek into our speaker line-up – 9 influential speakers, with ideas worth sharing.

1. Nikki Gonnissen, Netherlands

Nikki Gonnissen is the Co-founder and Director at Thonik and International President at AGI. With an ambition to build a united AGI, Gonnissen is bringing the world closer with one design at a time.

2. Dean Poole, New Zealand

The Co-founder and Creative Director of Alt Group, Dean Poole is the iconic designer who manages the brilliant enigmatic graphic design studio based in New Zealand.

3. Tommy Li, China

Brand consultant and award-winning designer, Tommy Li is famous for his unique style and is known as the most influential graphic designer in Hong Kong.

4. Evelyn ter Bekke, France

Evelyn is a co-founder of Atelier ter Bekke & Behage, a graphic design studio based in Paris that specializes in various areas of communication for public cultural organizations.

5. Dirk Behage, France

Another co-founder of Atelier ter Bekke & Behage is Dirk Behage who is an internationally acclaimed artist; his notable works include visual identity designs for the Louvre Museum and French National Parks.

6. Taku Satoh, Japan

Taku Satoh is one of the acclaimed graphic designers of Japan, who founded Taku Satoh Design Office and has worked on well-known package designs for the leading brands in the Japanese market.

7. Sonia Manchanda, India

A proud Design Director of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, Sonia Manchanda is the Founding Partner of Spread Design and Consulting (India), a new age design firm.

8. Sudhir Sharma, India

If you are a fan of POOL Magazine, you may know Sudhir Sharma as the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of India’s award-winning Design Magazine. He is also the Founder & Creative Chairman of INDI Design.

9. Bijoy Jain, India

Bijoy Jain, Founder of Studio Mumbai is the master architect behind the design of the MPavilion 2016 in Melbourne. Studio Mumbai is a “human infrastructure of skilled craftsmen and architects who design and build the work directly.”

Attend the riveting sessions by these notable speakers and gain invaluable insights from leading artists in the world. Nothing as grand as AGI in India Conference can be successful without a team effort. Therefore, the ADYPU Team is burning the midnight oil for the successful launch of this one-of-a-kind Graphic India Conference. The well-formed, fast-paced team of hardworking individuals with experience in their niche areas is behind the execution of fantastic AGI in India events.

Don’t miss this golden opportunity to meet and learn from the world-class graphic designers from AGI and India.