Interior Design's first annual Innovation Conference will focus on future trends, breakthrough ideas and cutting-edge technology that will drive us forward into the next decade. Brought to you by Interior Design and Interface, the one-day immersive conference will offer valuable insights that will help shape the way you innovate your company, your life and your world.
Clear your calendar - It's going down! Schedule Blocks kicks off on May 20th, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. Splash HQ (122 W 26th St) is our meeting spot for a night of fun and excitement. Come one, come all, bring a guest, and hang loose.
Breakfast + Registration
Welcome by Cindy Allen
The Innovation Ripple Effect
Xavi Cortadellas, Head of Design + Innovation, Gatorade
How Most Leaders Kill Creativity and Destroy the Environment Needed for Creative Expression
Michael O. Cooper, Founder, Innovators + Influencers
How to Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators
Becky Wang, CEO + Co-Founder, Crossbeat
12:15 - 1:45PM
The Convergence of Digital and Physical
Lunch + Keynote by Byron Merritt, Global Vice President Retail Innovation, Nike
Interface Panel with Cheryl Heller,
Founding Chair + President, Design For Social Innovation, SVA + CommonWise; Jane Abernethy, Chief Sustainability Officer, Humanscale; Chip DeGrace, Vice President, Workplace Application, Interface
L'Observatoire in Conversation with Cindy Allen
Herve Descottes, Founder, L'Observatoire
Design Thinking for the Modern Digital Enterprise
Seth Johnson, Program Director, Designer Practices + Community, IBM
Ten Reasons to Feel Optimistic About Our Materials Future
Dr. Andrew H. Dent, Executive Vice President, Research, Material ConneXion
5 - 7pm
Cocktails + Networking
List Block #2
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If you have any questions about the event, your tickets, and more, please reach out to us and we'd be happy to help.