NeoCon 2013 - Event Guide
ASID Events at NeoCon 2013
ASID has once again partnered with the Merchandise Mart to offer a vast number of educational opportunities and networking events to enhance your NeoCon experience. Whether you are a veteran NeoCon attendee, or an Emerging Professional excited to walk through hundreds of exhibitors for the first time, ASID at NeoCon has something for you. We invite you to join us and FRAME YOUR EXPERIENCE at NeoCon!
Click here to register for NeoCon 2013.
Monday - June 10, 2013
ASID Forum – Assessing and Predicting the Future of Interior Design
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Holiday Inn
This interactive forum brings together academic and practitioner panelists who have studied and observed social expectation trends related to the scope of practice for interior designers. To register online for this Forum, click here.
Moderator: Dak Kopec, Ph.D, DAK Designs & Assistant Professor at Radford University
Panelists: Barbara Marini (FASID, IDEC, ASID President), Sarah Sherman (Assistant Professor, College of Architecture + The Arts) and Kay Sargent (IIDA, CID, LEED AP ID+C, is VP of Architecture, Design and Workplace Strategies for Teknion)
ASID Illinois Chapter Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom, Suite 134, Merchandise Mart
The ASID Illinois Chapter invites you to the annual ASID Networking Luncheon at NeoCon. Join fellow designers and industry professionals to re-energize, recharge and recoup while enjoying fantastic fare and sensational sweets, prepared by Sub-Zero Wolf Chef, Craig Bell. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch up with your ASID friends from around the country!
ASID & IIDA Joint Fellows Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 ap.m. | IIDA Headquarters, Suite 567, Merchandise Mart
Bruce R. Goff, FASID, and Peggy Noakes, FIIDA, AAHID, cordially invite you to attend the 2013 ASID & IIDA Joint Fellows Meeting. Join Eva Maddox, FIIDA, Perkins+Will/Eva Maddox Branded Environments, as she discusses life and work in a volatile economy and a futurist’s view of Design. A reception will follow.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASID Society Social
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Poggenpohl Showroom, Suite 138, Merchandise Mart
Join us for a reception featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a chance to network with fellow NeoCon attendees, including but not limited to ASID members, the ASID Board of Directors and ASID EVP/CEO Randy Fiser. Please RSVP by clicking here.
Tuesday - June 11, 2013
Keynote Presented by ASID
8:00 a.m. | Location To Be Announced Soon
Michael Vanderbyl, Principal of Vanderbyl Design. Michael’s work is featured in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and the Library of Congress and he was inducted into Interior Design's Hall of Fame in 2012.
ASID Tour: The Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Named one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report, Lurie Children’s exemplifies the positive effect evidence-based design has on the human experience. To register online, click here.
ASID Emerging Professional Town Hall Series
4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Atelier Lapchi Showroom, Floor 6, Merchandise Mart
Join ASID for the fourth annual EP Town Hall Series event and cocktail reception. This is an open forum discussion among design thought leaders around progressive trends interior designers study and implement. This event is free to attend and is the premier program for emerging professionals during NeoCon.
Wednesday - June 12, 2013
ASID Career Exchange and Portfolio Review
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Floor 7, Merchandise Mart
Find your next interior design job or internship through networking at the ASID Career Exchange! Bring your portfolio and resume to be reviewed by industry professionals and ASID leaders. Companies, graduate schools and associations will also be available to answer questions and provide information about employment opportunities for rising designers.