The Future of the Future: The Next 50 Years 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.
The second annual IDSA Medical Conference will continue to advance your knowledge and experience in the challenging world of medical device design. Mark your calendar—the 2015 IDSA Medical Design Conference will be held Oct. 20-22 at Tampa’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), a state-of-the-art medical simulation facility that combines cutting edge training, research, education and innovation.
March 5, 2015 is being entered into the U.S. Congressional Record as the first National Industrial Design Day. U.S. Rep. Gerald E. Connolly declared industrial design professionals “improve our lives in every way and are worthy of our recognition.”
In the United States, product design and related services generate billions of dollars in sales and the number of U.S. awarded design patents has reached an all-time high. “The economic impact of this industry helps fuel our nation’s economy,” said Connolly.
Welcome to INTERSECTION. The landscape of design and innovation is changing. As designers become more prominent and influential in the world, we must begin to fundamentally think differently about the products, services and overall experiences we strive to create for people.