The Imprint Culture Lab, an annual event cooked up to "to investigate and curate global creative culture, and foster cross-pollination between business and creative entities," is coming up again, this time in New York. On September 22, 2009, "Pathfinders Talk About Redefining a Way Out" of recession-depression into the future. Key figures in graphic design, cuisine, lifestyle branding and journalism speak in a day of keynotes and conversations at the Center for Architecture in New York City (536 La Guardia Place). It will be followed by a reception at the Soho Grand Penthouse. Speakers include Paul Budnitz, Stephen Engelberg, Jane Goldman, Paula Scher, Chip Kidd, Brian Halweil, Marc Ecko and jeffstaple. Freelance Union members receive a special rate of $185. To register, visit www.imprintlab.com and use discount code "FreeUn" at checkout.