Please join us for this year’s IDSA Philly’s Regional Student Merit Award Selection. One student from each participating school will be selected to “Join the Revolution” at this year’s 2009 Northeast District Conference being held in Boston, Massachusetts. This event gets better every year, and who knows, maybe one of our students may make it all the way to the National Conference!
Location: University of the Arts / Hamilton Hall: CBS Auditorium Date: March 3rd , 2009 · Time: 7:00 PM
Talking with students about their portfolios is a great way to remind yourself about what's important in Design; as well as help the students polish the presentations they'll use to hunt for that first job. Come get inspired by fresh projects and ideas at the:
University of the Arts ID Portfolio Review Thursday, March 19th, 6-9pm 4th Floor of Anderson Hall 333 S. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA
* Chris Basatan - The Art Institute of Philadelphia (Wendy Byer: IDSA Adviser) * Jessica Tarlecki - Philadelphia University (Todd Corlett: IDSA Adviser) * Liana Klaushner - The University of the Arts (Beth Van Why: IDSA Adviser)
Join us for a special reception with Jay Raymond, author of Streamlined Irons, a book which illustrates the design of electric clothes irons of the period 1934-52. Photography from the book, done by Philadelphia photographers James B. Abbott and Jay Texter, is on display this March at the Silicon Gallery in Old City.
Thurs., March 26th, 2009 - Silicon Gallery, 139 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA
Reception 6-8pm with Author Q&A, and local happy hour to follow
Join your friends at AIGA Philadelphia for customized Design Quizzo at Yello'Bar! Don’t miss this new networking happy hour sponsored by the Fellow Award Program. Win a Gift Certificate to Yello'Bar, T-shirts and more.
Enjoy 1 free drink with your ticket and specials including $2 domestic beer on tap, $1.50 off microbrews, $4.50 well drinks and half off chicken wings!
WHEN: Wednesday, April 29th | 6:00 – 8:00 pm WHERE: Yello'Bar | 2425 Grays Ferry COST: $8 in advance | $10 at the door
Sign up now to discuss sustainable design practices. Local members of The Designers Accord are calling all design professionals to action. The Designer’s Accord is a global coalition of design leaders working together to create positive environmental impact.
Presentation format: Stand up, talk for 5 minutes (no more) - sign up at the event when you arrive. No slides. Handheld visuals welcome if you have them. Interpretive dance encouraged. Preference given to people who have case studies, design projects, design concepts.
Come and see the the future of Philadelphia! Philly Startup Leaders is proud to announce the first annual Entrepreneur Expo. This event will put on display the creative talent of Philadelphia, with a broad range of entrepreneurs demonstrating their ideas in action in a trade-show setting. This event is free and open to the public.
The University of Pennsylvania Integrated Product Development program presents:
Matt Madden: Vice President of Production & Development, Giant Studios
Giant Studios is one of the leaders in Motion Capture and 3-D animation for the motion picture and video game industries. Films that Mr. Madden has worked on include I Am Legend, Iron Man, and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and he is currently working as the Motion Capture Supervisor on James Cameron's Avatar.
Tuesday, March 31st 6pm Berger Auditorium in Skirkanich Hall UPenn
JohnWhalen John Whalen, a partner at Blu Skye Sustainability Consultants talks about his career, his company, and how Blu Skye is helping to transform business models to address today's societal and environmental issues.
Wednesday, April 1st 6pm SHDH 350 (Steinberg-Dietrich Hall), UPenn 3620 Locust Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104