Keynote Speakers announced for IDC Design Symposium

This September, the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) will welcome the Canadian interior design world to Toronto for the inaugural ‘Value of Design Thinking’ symposium. With a dedicated website now up and running ahead of the three-day event, the symposium’s speakers have been announced. Bill Browning, Heather M.A. Fraser, and David Dunne will headline the symposium, while an additional four speakers — Antonio Gomez-Palacio, Dr. Vedran Dzebic, Janice Kaplan, and Greg Judelman — have also been named.

Keynote speakers
Keynote speakers Bill Browning, Heather M.A. Fraser, and David Dunne (l-r). Image via IDC

Full profiled off all three keynote speakers have now been published on the ‘Value of Design Thinking’ symposium website, while a detailed tentative schedule for the symposium is also now available. More information about each of the speakers is available here.

Held at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel from September 16-19, the three-day event promises to bring together thought leaders, subject experts and game changers from the wider design, business and media community to highlight the crucial role of design in shaping a productive, healthy and inclusive society.

The 2018 Value of Design Thinking National Conference will feature a combination of professional training events, seminars and breakout sessions (targeting multiple education levels), cross-disciplinary panel discussions, and walking / showroom tours, as well as a gala and an awards presentation. The daily sessions will run from approximately 8 am to 5 pm, with a full itinerary for the three-day event now available via the IDC symposium’s official website, linked here.