The 2016 IDSA International Conference will be held August 17-20 at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
Designers are driven to #MakingThingsHappen. They are the hand that introduces the future to the present, all while striving to benefit people, community and industry.
Industrial designers play a critical role in advancing the satisfaction of life through experiences, social innovations and enjoyable services.
The 2016 IDSA International Conference will contemplate and share how we are Making Things Happen in industrial design and related fields during the next 50 years of IDSA.
The International Conference in Motor City will showcase talks by automotive design leaders such as Morray Callum, vice president of design at Ford Motor Company; Ralph Gilles, CCS alumnus and vice president of design at Fiat/Chrysler Automobiles; and speakers from other global corporations including GE Appliances, Newell Rubbermaid and Eastman Chemical. Major design firms, retailers, academia and design patent law firms will share their expertise.