IDSA is seeking speakers and facilitators for the 2014 IDSA Medical Design Conference, The Usability Ecosystem, held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Nov. 6-7, 2014, in Tampa FL. The event addresses design in the healthcare domain with a focus on the realm of usability — ranging from the evolving relationship between industrial design and human factors engineering, to enabling the healthcare culture to migrate from treating illness to enabling wellness.
The inaugural IDSA Medical Design Conference, The Usability Ecosystem, chaired by Sean Hägen, principal of BlackHägen Design, is being held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), a state-of-the-art virtual hospital and simulation center in, Nov. 6 – 8, 2014 in Tampa, FL.
The first Women in Industrial Design Show, sponsored by WID of IDSA, is coming to the Bay Area in June 2014 as part of San Francisco Design Week.
For one night only, the show will feature 15 designers in two categories: Up+Coming and Professionals. The Work can be conceptual, in full production, or anything in between. WID’s hope is to showcase a wide scope of industrial design work by women in various stages of their careers. It’s a great opportunity to showcase your work and meet your peers during the excitement of SF Design Week.
Electronics are at the heart of an economic system that has brought many out of poverty and enhanced quality of life. In Western society in particular, our livelihoods, health, safety, and well being are positively impacted by electronics. However, there is growing evidence that our disposal of electronics is causing irreparable damage to the planet and to human health, as well as fueling social conflict and violence.
Panelists: Tania Aldous of World Kitchen, Doris Wells-Papanek of Tailored Learning Tools, Ann-Marie Conrado of Notre Dame, Pamela Nyberg of Thrive, and Marianne Grisdale of TEAMS Design / Section Chair of Housewares
A highlight of March 2012 International Home + Housewares Show Innovation Theater presentations was IDSA Housewares Section’s panel discussion: The Real Story Behind the Buying Power of Women: What Women as Designers Discovered. Organized by IDSA’s Housewares Section Chair, Marianne Grisdale, and moderated by RedFusion Studios Director of Research + Design, Alice Jandrisits, the panel consisted of a diverse, experienced group of participants:
What: In the second of the 2011 Design for the Majority Section Webinar Series, Kara Pecknold will share her experiences, lessons, and methodologies for designing with women in Rwanda in a talk entitled Dialogue Through Design. Open to both IDSA members and non-members.