Welcome to the Future of the Future!!

2015 IDSA International Conference Kicks Off

2015 IDSA International Conference Chair Surya Vanka kicked off Future of The Future with this introductory video, featuring Vanka guiding viewers through a tour of his adopted hometown.

When designers, educators, students and business leaders come together to exchange information and ideas, exciting things happen. Join us in Seattle, August 19-22, 2015 for IDSA’s 50th anniversary International Conference, with Chair Surya Vanka, IDSA, former director of user experience at Microsoft. "For half a century, IDSA has advanced the design profession,” says Vanka. “I'm grateful for the opportunity to facilitate the conversations that will lead our profession into the next half century."

Future of the Future will celebrate the achievements of the design community in the last half century and accelerate reinvention of the profession to ensure its relevance in the 21st century. ”This is possibly the most important conference in our history,” says IDSA Board of Directors Chair Emeritus, Charles Austen Angell. “The 50th anniversary is about the next 50 years, not just the last 50 years. Surya Vanka has the right vision, maturity of thought and perspective on the industry to lead this conference.”