INDIANAPOLIS— This year’s Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) 2011 Annual Conference conference, to be held March 16 to 19, 2011, in Denver, CO, will bring together hundreds of interior design educators to learn, inspire, and advance the profession of interior design. The highlight of this year’s event is the Educators as Intentional Leaders series.
The four day conference schedule includes an opening presentation by Shashi Caan, president of the International Federal of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) and keynote address by Valerie Fletcher, executive director of the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD). Pre-conference workshops include the Design for a Small Planet Symposium sponsored by the Journal of Interior Design. Both practitioners and scholars will explore the theory, practice and pedagogy of environmentally responsible interior design (ERID.)
The IDEC Annual Conference is open to everyone in the interior design industry including leaders of interior design firms, interior design practitioners, design firm representatives, industry partners, publishers and both educators and students at universities, colleges and interior design schools.
Online conference registration is now online at www.idec.org/events/2011.php. Registrations received before February 2, 2011 will be discounted.
The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) is an international organization with the mission of advancing interior design education, scholarship and service. Founded in 1963, IDEC has over 750 members. For more information visit www.idec.org.