Inform and Inspire

Free Registration for Pre #IDSADetroit16 Design Workshops

Registration is free to the College for Creative Studies design workshops that will be held one day before this year’s IDSA International Conference kicks off in Detroit. See the details and register now.

The workshops, hosted by CCS and sponsored by Autodesk, will be held at the historic CCS Taubman Center for Design Education from 1:30 to 4pm on August 16, 2016. "The workshops will provide hands-on, interactive experiences to inform and inspire,” says Product Design Professor Stephen Schock, IDSA, a CCS alum who serves as the faculty advisor for the IDSA Student Chapter at CCS.

For IDSA International Conference attendees, roundtrip bus rides will be provided from the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, the site of the International Conference, to CCS. A reception and sign-up is set in the Knight Gallery, at CCS. followed by a welcome and introduction of the workshop leaders at GM Auditorium. Each of the six, two-hour workshops will have its own breakout space to host up to 20 participants, and will be followed by a presentation session.

Here's the lineup:

  • DESIGN ROADMAPPING iterative design-driven strategic planning process for professionals by Euiyoung Kim, Post-Doc., UC Berkeley
  • MODELING CONVERSATIONS FOR BETTER DESIGN OUTCOMES by Paul Pangaro, PhD, chair & associate professor, MFA Interaction Design, CCS
  • SERVICE IDEATION AND PROTOTYPING by Hina Shahid, IDSA, senior user experience consultant | MetLife | NYC
  • WITNESS COLOR, DETROIT by Sally Erickson Wilson, chair & associate professor, MFA Color and Materials Design, CCS; Kelly Slank, instructor, CCS 
  • AUTOMOTIVE SKETCHING WORKSHOP by Erik Tuft, IDSA, assistant professor of product design, CCS
  • FUSION 360 TEAM CHALLENGE: Design of a Rain Water Collection, Purification and Storage System (for domestic use) by Scott Stropkay, Essential Design Boston; and Sunand Bhattacharya, Autodesk Boston.

IDSA's International Conference, set for August 17–20, 2016, is being chaired by Sooshin Choi, IDSA, provost and vice president for academic affairs at CCS.