Oct 26 2017 - 8:54am

Advanced Design Sketching held it's inaugural SQ1CON a couple of weeks ago on the weekend of October 6th - 7th in Chicago. It was hosted by Motorola Mobility at the Merchandise Mart and the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Design. After Party was held at TEAMS Design, conference was sponsored by Autodesk and the Sketchbook Pro team. 

SQ1CON saw about 500 attendees in total in the two day stretch, students and professionals coming from different parts of the country to be a part of this conference, we had students come from University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MIAD, Ohio State University, Kansas University, San Jose State University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Appalachian State University, Columbus College of Art & Design, DAAP, etc. just to name a few. 

We want to thank all that came to the SQ1CON festivities - it was memorable weekend. We'll be updating our website very soon with photos and videos from conference. We want to thank the designers / speakers who selflessly lead workshops: Jeff Smith, Michael DiTullo, Kelly Custer, Morgan Matt, Rotimi Solola, Aaron Powers, Sean Simmons, Hudson Rio, Reid Schlegel, Joey Zeledon, Todd Herlitz, Dan Zimmermann, Spencer Nugent, Jacob Ballard, Kevin Clarridge, Clifford Krapfl, and Dan Wheeler. 

Should you have any questions regarding this event or would like to collaborate with us, don't hesitate to shoot us an email at