University of Michigan's Taubman College is hosting the Future of Design conference, Oct. 9 & 10, 2009. Thirty-two designers, critics and provocative thinkers will come together to brainstorm about how design is evolving across various disciplines including architecture, landscape architecture, interactive, industrial, and interior design. The event is free and open to the public. Each speaker will present their views in 15-minute segments followed by dinner conversations. All segments, including the round table discussion at dinner, will be available at YouTube starting Oct. 19, 2009.