Schedule - Future of the Future | 2015

Future of the Future will celebrate the achievements of the design community in the last 50 years and look forward to ensuring the relevance of the profession in the next 50 years, and beyond.

This year's themes take a closer look at the future of education and production; new opportunities; and the new frontier in design and innovation:

Wednesday’s sponsor is Eastman Innovation Lab


Registration Hours: 5:00 - 9:00pm
Design Gallery: 5:00 - 6:00pm; 8:00-9:30pm
IDSA Experience: 5:00 - 6:00pm; 8:00-9:30pm
Design Foundation Auction5:00 - 6:00pm; 8:00-9:30pm

9:00am - 5:00pm IDSA/Eastman Innovation Lab Education Symposium
6:00 - 6:15pm Opening Remarks, Surya Vanka IDSA
6:15 - 7:30pm IDSA Awards (Fellows, Chair, Education, Personal Recognition, Special)
7:30 - 8:00pm KEYNOTE – The Future's Wild PermissionAlex Steffen, Planetary Thinking
8:00 - 9:30pm Opening Party (in Design Gallery)

Thursday’s sponsor is solidThinking

  Registration Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Design Gallery/IDSA Experience: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Design Foundation Auction 9:00am - 4:00pm
8:30 - 10:00am Eastman Innovation Breakfast (Invitation Only)
10:00 - 10:30am Thriving in a Culture of Risk, Nathan Martin, Deeplocal
10:30 - 11:00am Made in the Future, Colin Raney, Form Labs
11:00 - 11:30am Designing the Tools that Shape the FutureRichard Whitney, Particle
11:30am - 12:00pm Recapturing the Soul of Design, Jon Pittman, IDSA, Autodesk
12:00 - 1:30pm LUNCH
12:00 - 1:30pm Portfolio Review sponsored by Core77
12:30pm Offsite Tours: Boeing & Microsoft (pre registration required)
1:30pm Offsite Tour: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (pre registration required)
1:30 - 5:00pm Design Swarms
1:30 - 1:50pm Cascade I: A Field Guide to Survive as a Designer of Enterprise Software, Sarah Marie Maddox, IBM
  Cascade II:  Arctic Design as Change MakerPaivi Tahkokallio, Tahkokallio Design
2:00 - 2:20pm Cascade I:  IP, 3D Printing and Virtual Design Theft:...Robert Katz, IDSA, Banner & Witcoff
  Cascade II: Designing Fast and SlowMike  Kruzeniski, Twitter
2:30 - 3:00pm COFFEE BREAK
3:00 - 3:20pm Cascade I:  Design and.John Edson, IDSA, LUNAR
  Cascade II:  The End of Product Failure: Technologies That Will Remove the Risk from Product InnovationChris Murray, IDSA, Bresslergroup
3:30 - 4:30pm PANEL DISCUSSION
          Moderator: Jay Greene, Seattle Times
        Panelist: Bill Flora, Tectonic
        Panelist: Liz Sanders, MakeTools
        Panelist: Scott Berkun
6:00 - 7:30pm GRAY Conversations at Hotel Sorrento (Use code "IDSA" on the link for a complimentary ticket!)
7:30 - 8:30pm IDSA Mixer (formerly the Chapter/Section Happy Hour)  "The Loft" (Messanine level above Relish Burger Bistro) *invite only*
9:00pm - 12:00am CORE77 Party (The Crocodile, 2200 2nd Ave.)

Friday’s sponsor is Autodesk

  Registration Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Design Gallery 9:00am - 3:00pm
IDSA Experience: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Design Foundation Auction 9:00am - 3:00pm 
8:30 - 10:00am Weyerhaeuser Breakfast (Invitation Only)
10:00 - 10:30am

In Memorium of a Design Icon: Michael Graves 1934-2015 | Video

10:30 - 11:00am When Worlds Collide: Physical and Virtual ConnectionsAlysha Naples, Magic Leap
11:00 - 11:30am IDSA Business Meeting
11:30am - 12:00pm Tech Ain't EnoughPaolo Malabuyo, Netflix
12:00 - 12:30pm Have Cake. Eat Cake, Jon Friedman, Microsoft
12:30 - 1:30pm LUNCH
1:30 - 5:00pm Design Swarms
1:30 - 2:30pm Corporations Need Designers More Than Ever: Are We Really Ready for This Challenge?, Mauro Porcini, IDSA, PepsiCo. Inc.
1:30 - 1:50pm Cascade I:  Designing Courage: Envisioning Future of The FutureAna Pinto Da Silva, Amazon
  Cascade II: Designing IndustryDavid Bingham, GE
2:00 - 2:20pm Cascade I:  Look UpOved Valadez, IDSA, Industry
  Cascade II: EcoDesign Alignment: Pushing Boundaries of DesignSuzanne Drake, Perkins + Will & Kerstin Strom, S/IDSA IDSA Sections
2:30 - 3:00pm COFFEE BREAK
3:00 - 3:20pm Cascade I:  A Framework for Designing in a Sensor Full WorldRoger Jackson, TEAGUE
  Cascade II: Design-Driven Innovation: The Case of Harmony, Klaus Kaasgaard, Intuit
3:30 - 3:50pm Cascade I:  Design in a Virtual WorldDrew Bamford, IDSA, HTC Creative Labs
  Cascade II: Vibrator Design as a Reflection of CultureTi Chang, Crave
4:00 - 4:20pm Cascade I:  The Future Will Be Boring (and Awesome),Paul O’Connor, ZIBA Design
  Cascade II:  Ambient StorytellingDemetre Arges & Anthony Vitagliano, Digital Kitchen
8:00 - 11:00pm TEAGUE Party (110 Union St #500, Seattle WA 98101)




  Registration Hours: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Design Gallery 9:00am - 2:00pm
IDSA Experience: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Design Foundation Auction 9:00am - 1:00pm
10:00 - 10:30am Design for Good, David Sengeh, MIT
10:30 - 11:00am The Problem with ProblemsPatrice Martin, IDEO
11:00 - 11:30am The Next Wave of Healthcare InnovationBill Evans, IDSA, Bridge Design
11:30am - 12:00pm The Power of SimpleKavita Shukla, Fenugreen
12:00 - 1:00pm LUNCH
12:30 - 1:00pm Design Swarm Presentations
1:00 - 2:15pm The Future of Design Leadership | Panel Discussion Moderated by Tom Lockwood, PhD
2:15 - 2:30pm Closing Remarks, Surya Vanka, IDSA
2:30 - 6:00pm Saturday in Seattle
7:00 - 8:30pm International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) Ceremony (Benaroya Hall)
8:30 - 10:30pm IDEA Gala sponsored by Samsung (Benaroya Hall)

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