NeoCon 2023 Event DetailsKristin Crane
NeoCon’s schedule is out and they have planned another year full of informative and inspirational programming. We’ve pulled all the highlights together so you can easily view it all in one place. One of the keys to enjoying NeoCon 2023 stress-free is to make yourself a plan before you get there so you don’t miss out on any of the programs you want to attend.
NeoCon 2023 Keynotes
Designing a Way Forward
Amy Webb, World-Renowned Futurist; Found & CEO of the Future Today Institute
Monday, June 12, 2023 • 10:00 a.m.
Empowering our Communities
Michael Murphy, Co-Founder of MASS Design Group
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 • 10:00 a.m.
Exploring the Rhythm of Design
Michael Ford, The Hip Hop Architect & Lupe Fiasco, Chicago Hip Hop Legend & MIT Professor
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 • 10:00 a.m.
IIDA Collective Design Live: Beyond Futurism
Mark Bryan, Senior Foresight Manager at Future Today Institute
Monday, June 12, 2023 • 11:30 a.m.
BIFMA + IFMA: Return to Occupancy: New Paradigms
Richard Oliver, Chief Commercial Officer, 9to5 Seating | Matthew Negron, President, Dauphin Americas | Moderated by Kate Davis, NCIDQ, LEED AP, Global Design Director of Commercial Interiors, HKS
Monday, June 12, 2023 • 1:30 p.m.
Design Your World with IIDA
Cheryl Durst, FIIDA, Executive Vice President and CEO, IIDA
Monday, June 12, 2023 • 3:00 p.m.
Diversity in Design: The Time for Change is Now
Ronnie Belizaire, Vice President, JLL | Maya Bird-Murphy, Founder and Executive Director of Mobile Makers | Angelita Scott, Director and Community Concept Lead for the WELL Building Standard and WELL Equity Lead | Moderated by Joseph Cephas, Senior Vice President, Novità Communications
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 • 11:30 a.m.
BIFMA + IFI: ID2 – The Interdependency of Industrial Design and Interior Design
Julie Michiels, Senior Associate Principal and Interior Design Leader, SOM | Andre Sandifer, Principal Product Designer, Sandifer Studio | Martin Lesjak, Co-Founder, CEO and Design Director INNOCAD architecture | Alessandro Munge, Founder and Principal, Studio Munge | Moderated by Carl Magnusson, Principal, CGM Design
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 • 1:30 p.m.
ASID Panel: Inspiration for Impact — How Sustainable Design Advances Social Equity
Jon Strassner, LEED AP Chief Sustainability Officer, ASID | George Bandy, President and CSO, Fiber Industries | Khoi Vo, CEO, ASID | Sequoyah Hunter-Cuyjet, Vice President, Determined by Design | Moderated by Mark Wilson, Global Design Editor, Fast Company
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 • 3:00 p.m.
Designing a Better Chicago: A Conversation with 2022’s Grantee
Moderated by Quilen Blackwell, President, Chicago Eco House & 2022 Grantee
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 • 11:30 a.m.
Each year seems to have more and more experiences and activations, including public art installations, networking opportunities, and areas of respite. Be sure to check them all out.
Once again, there are both on-site and virtual CEUs on a wide range of topics. Details here.
New this year: NeoCon Talks hosted in partnership with Work Design Magazine. These 20-minute conversations will take place on the 7th floor. Details here.
There are also a few different workshops for more intensive learning and two different design tours. Details here.
For the most up-to-date information on programming and events, be sure to consult NeoCon’s official website.
Come say hi!
And, of course, be sure you stop by to say hi and view our new Swallowtail Farm Collection! Design Pool will be on the 7th floor of theMART in Booth 7-3050.
What are you most looking forward to at NeoCon 2023?