Maximize your trip to Chicago with a series of Pre-Conference Workshops designed to help you advance your skill-set and gain an edge on the competition. This is your chance to learn directly from some of our industry’s top minds and dig deep into your most detailed questions. Arrive in Chicago early and learn something new!

Pricing and registration details coming soon.


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KeyShot - Beginner

This session will be covering the basics with a focus on KeyShot for Industrial Designers. We’ll cover the interface, importing, editing materials, using textures, setting up cameras and lighting and render settings. Come caffeinated because if you blink, you might miss something!

Wednesday - August 21 - 8am - 12pm Presented by Luxion Inc., Will Gibbons

Image: Rex Roberts

 
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KeyShot - Advanced

This session will take a deeper dive into topics introduced in the previous session. We’ll cover how to use the Material Graph, lighting products with physical lights and studios. We’ll also cover a handful of efficiencies and best practices.

Wednesday - August 21 - 1pm - 4pm Presented by Luxion Inc., Will Gibbons

Image: Kevin Quigley

 
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Design Leadership

Learn how to better speak the business of design to deliver more value and impact to your company, customers, clients, consumer and colleagues alike. Understand the relationship and differences between leading and managing design, and how to more effectively lead design with your teams and across the organization.

Wednesday - August 21 - 8am - 12pm Presented by GROW, Jay Peters

SPECIAL OFFER - All current IDSA Chapter Leaders are invited to participate in this workshop for FREE!

 
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Design Value

Learn how to predict and justify investments, and how to prove a stronger business case and ROI of design initiatives. Understand the qualitative & quantitative factors and complexity of stakeholders involved that make proving the value of design so challenging.

Wednesday - August 21 - 1pm - 4pm Presented by GROW, Jay Peters

SPECIAL OFFER - All current IDSA Chapter Leaders are invited to participate in this workshop for FREE!