Hear speakers from some of the biggest names in business such as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, GoPro, Bose, Philips, Whirlpool, SC Johnson, Bissell, Cinnabon and MailChimp, and from top design firms including Whipsaw, Michael Graves, Pensa, TEAMS, Formation and Continuum. Register to attend one or more of the DDCs based on your interests:
The DDC chairs, who are part of IDSA's Board of Directors, are pledging to challenge and reinvigorate attendees. "If there was ever a perfect time to unleash the raw power of the fundamentals of industrial design, it's now!" says Badve, who is hosting his fifth conference. "Industrial design always has had a meaningful position. From now on, it's only going to be more strategic. We should proudly declare, "We are industrial designers!"
Founded in 1965, the nonprofit Industrial Designers Society of America is one of the oldest and largest membership associations for industrial design professionals.
IDSA has thousands of professional and student members across the United States and internationally. We support dozens of localized Student Chapters, Professional Chapters and Special Interest Sections.
Key annual programs include: International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), the world’s most prestigious and rigorous design competition. National Industrial Design Day, March 5. International Design Conference, District Design Conferences, Medical Design Conference and the Women + Design Summit, bringing together some of the biggest names and brightest minds in industrial design and related fields.
INNOVATION magazine and the annual Yearbook of Design Excellence, featuring IDEA, IDSA Award and Student Merit Award winners are distributed around the world and serve as a center point for Industrial Design information, thought leadership and celebration of design excellence.