The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) will organize a conference and "IDSA Design Center" pavilion at NPE2015 (March 23-27; Orlando, FL). The IDSA conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 26 and 27, as an event in addition to other conferences planned for NPE2015 by SPI and the Society of Plastics Engineers.
The IDSA Design Center pavilion, located on the exhibit floor in the South Hall of the OCCC, will feature booths by design firms, processors, software developers, and other companies providing design services to the plastics industry.
IDSA also produces the International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) competition annually. In addition to the IDSA Design Center, a display of the 2014 IDEA winning entries will be on display at NPE2015. SPI will present an award and scholarship to an outstanding student winner.
The IDSA's 2015 Southern District Design Conference, will include presentations by designers representing a wide range of disciplines, a portfolio review, and Student Merit Awards presentations for the Southern District. Scheduled for the afternoon of March 26 and the full day of March 27, the event will be open to paid registrants.