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IDC Day 2

8:30 am

IDC Registration Opens (1st Floor)

9:00 am

Coffee in the Design Gallery (9th Floor)

Provided by Newell


Emcee Welcome

Marcelle van Beusekom

Design Director, IDEO

10:00 am  // Theater (2nd Floor)

Adé Houge

Art Director, Designer, Letterer 

Presentation: Design for Experimentation

10:30 am  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

Yoojin Hong

VP, Head of User Experience, Samsung

Presentation: How Do We Design a Meaningful Experience?

11:00 am  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

Chris Jackson

Director, We Create Futures

Presentation: Future Taonga: Creating inclusive futures by design

11:30 am  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

Carrie McEwan

Senior Human Factors Specialist, TEAGUE

Presentation: When Digital & Physical Worlds Collide: Designing the Human Experiences of Tomorrow.

12:00 pm  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

Lunch & Networking


12:30 pm  //  Design Gallery (9th Floor)

IDSA Business Meeting

2018 Year in Review

1:00 - 1:45pm  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

Breakouts & Workshops


From 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm you'll have your choice of sessions to attend based on your personal interests. There will be simultaneous sessions happening in the main theater as well as on the fourth and seventh floors.

Joyce Hsu

Design Lead, Facebook


Breakout: Designing Manifold

2:00 - 2:30 pm  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

Peter Schon, IDSA

Product Designer

Colin Kelly

Industrial Designer, Group Project

Dan Grossman 

Associate Design Director, Smart Design

Monika Wysocki

Deputy Chief of Staff, NYC Department of Sanitation


Breakout: Trash Talk: Industrial Design, The Streetscape and Making an Impact in Your City

2:00 - 3:00 pm  //  Room 421 (4th Floor)

Chris Lovin

Design Lead at Athenahealth


Breakout: Aging in a Connected Home

2:00 - 2:30 pm  //  Room 423 (4th Floor)

Audra Norvilas

Director of Brand Design, Thermos

Paula Falavigna

Associate Creative Director, Kaleidoscope

Kelly Lin

Sr. Industrial Designer, Kaleidoscope


Workshop: The Power of Multifaceted Design Thinking

2:00 - 3:00 pm  //  Room 707 (7th Floor)

Cara Oba

Designer and Cofounder, Pas de Chocolat


Workshop: Traversing the Unknown

2:00 - 3:00 pm  //  Room 711 (7th Floor)


Michael DiTullo

Michael DiTullo, LLC


Breakout: Design Language Systems, What Are They and Why Do You Need One

2:30 - 3:00 pm  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

Glen Hougan

Principle, Wellspan Research and Design


Breakout: Design for Dignity

2:30 - 3:00 pm  //  Room 423 (4th Floor)


Coffee Break & Networking


3:00 pm  //  2nd Floor

Rapid Fire Presentations


Kat Reiser, IDSA

Founder, Rise Design

Presentation: This Talk Is Not for You

Jay Peters

Managing Director, Park / Grow

Presentation: Design for Humanity

Mallory Evans, IDSA

Senior Industrial Designer, Linx Global Manufacturing 

McKayla Barber, IDSA

Industrial Designer and Strategist, Beyond Design

Presentation: How to Lose a Female Designer in 10 Days

Michael Barczak

Industrial Design Creative Leader, Garmin International

Presentation: Fueling People's Passions

3:30 pm  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

J Mays

VP Global Design and Chief Design Officer, Whirlpool

Keynote: The 5 Things That Matter Most. Great design is about connecting with people at every point of contact. J discusses his 40-year career designing automobiles, the stories behind them and how they touch us emotionally.

4:30 pm  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

IDC Day 2 Closing Remarks

By Marcelle van Beusekom

IDC 2020 Location Announcement


5:30 pm  //  Theater (2nd Floor)

The Chicago Experience

Presented by IDSA


IDC takes over Chicago in a studio tour unlike any that has come before.

Check out the locations here.

Multiple Offsite Locations

6:30 pm - Until




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