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The Industrial Designers Society of America promotes the practice of industrial design through education, information, community and advocacy. Our roots extend to the very beginning of the industrial design profession; however, we’ve grown to embrace the boundless potential of the greater design industry. We are a voice for industrial design within this ecosystem and celebrate the cross-functional overlap of many creative fields.

Learn more at IDSA.org

Wednesday, August 21

IDSA Education Symposium

 

Open to all IDC attendees
8:00am - 5:00pm

(lunch is provided)

Venue SIX10

Paper Presentations
(Group 1)

 

Panel Discussion

Paper Presentations
(Group 2)

-- Lunch (provided) -- 

Interactive Workshop

(Session 1)

Interactive Workshop

(Session 2)

Panel Discussion

IDSA Education Awards

Morning
Pre-Conference Workshops

 

Tickets purchased separately - Details
9:00am - 12:00pm

(lunch is provided)

Venue SIX10 Classrooms

Afternoon
Pre-Conference Workshops

Tickets purchased separately - Details
1:00pm - 4:00pm

(lunch is provided)

Venue SIX10 Classrooms

IDEA Ceremony & Gala

 

Included with all IDC tickets except Academic rate. Tickets for this event can be purchased individually during check out.


6:30pm - 10:00pm

(drinks & heavy hors d'oevures)

Venue SIX10 Theater & Design Gallery

IDEA 2019 Gold, Silver, Bronze Announcements

IDSA Awards

(Academy of Fellows &

Special Recognitions)

Thursday, August 22

IDC Day 1

 

Open to all IDC attendees
8:30am - 6:00pm

Venue SIX10

Design Gallery

Open to all IDC attendees
8:30pm - 5:00pm

Exhibitors:

  • Covestro

  • Designcraft

  • Grow

  • Honpe Prototyping 

  • Luxion, Inc. makers of Keyshot

  • Models Plus Inc

  • Partners Lab Co. Ltd.

  • Popfoam 

  • Stratasys

Welcome - Mark Wilson

 

Featured Presentations

-- Lunch (provided) -- 

Breakout Sessions & Workshops

(Choose your session)

-- Coffee Break  -- 

Student Merit Award Presentations

Keynote - Shannon Galpin

Closing

Welcome Happy Hour

Open to all IDC attendees
5:30pm - 7:00pm

(drinks & hors d'oevures)

Venue SIX10 Design Gallery

After Party
Hosted by MNML

Open to all IDC attendees
8:00pm until

939 West Lake Street, Chicago IL, 60607

Friday, August 23

IDC Day 2

 

Open to all IDC attendees
8:30am - 6:00pm

Venue SIX10

Design Gallery

Open to all IDC attendees
8:30pm - 5:00pm

Exhibitors:

  • Covestro

  • Designcraft

  • Grow

  • Honpe Prototyping 

  • Luxion, Inc. makers of Keyshot

  • Models Plus Inc

  • Partners Lab Co. Ltd.

  • Popfoam 

  • Stratasys

Welcome - Marcelle van Beusekom

 

Featured Presentations

-- Lunch (provided) -- 

Breakout Sessions & Workshops

(Choose your session)

-- Coffee Break  -- 

Rapid Fire Presentations

Keynote - J Mays

Closing

The Chicago Experience

All IDC attendees are invited


6:30pm - Until

Studio tours, after hours gatherings, networking, and generally a very good time!