Industrial Designers Society Of America- Michigan Chapter: Industry Leaders Consortium 2018

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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Event Type: 
College for Creative Studies - Taubman Center 460 West Baltimore Street
Detroit, MI
United States
$20.00 (Non-Member)

The IDSA Michigan Chapter is hosting an Industry Leaders Consortium in Detroit on March 15, 2018. This event brings design-industry leaders together to discuss the the future of Industrial design and innovation in industry. The evening will consist of a series of speakers, a panel discussion, and breakout sessions. Those in attendance include: IDSA members, industry professionals, and design students from around our region. The goals of the event are to inform, connect, and exchange ideas with champions from the industrial design community.


Pre-Panel Spot-lighted speakers (15 minutes each)

· Giuseppe Delena - Kaleidoscope Executive

· Dayna Beal - DISHER Discovery Business Lead

· Maggie Nichols - President and COO Eureka! Ranch & Innovation Engineering


Panelists (60 - 90 minutes including Q&A)

· Craig Metros - Ford Exterior Design Director for The Americas

· Rich Gresens - VP Design Newell Rubbermaid

· Mark Signorelli - VP and GM Combat Vehicles at BAE Systems

· Sally Erickson Wilson - Chair MFA Program in Color + Materials, CCS

· Patrick Schiavone - VP Design Whirlpool

· Michael Haener - Shinola Creative Director


MC / Panel Moderator: Todd Kauranen - IDSA MI Chapter Vice Chair

Starting March 9, 2018 we are taking questions for the panel to address at: with #7727 

Light refreshments will be provided

Thank you for supporting IDSA MI chapter!