2:00 PM - 6:00 PM        

Architect, Designer & Supplier Badge Pickup

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM        

Supplier Meeting Space Set up

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM          

Conference Welcome

Speakers: Philip McKay, CEO, nGage Events and Mike Stanley, Publisher, interiors+sources

4:45 PM - 5:40 PM  

Keynote Presentation: Mohawk Industries  

Speaker: George Bandy, Jr., Vice President of Sustainability, Mohawk Industries

5:45 PM - 6:40 PM          

General Session Panel:

Description: Panel Session to include of all Four Market Segments

6:45 PM - 9:00 PM    

Welcome Reception

Description: A networking reception and food stations for all attendees designed to foster interaction among executives and build relationships with potential clients and customers.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM        

Networking Breakfast

7:55 AM - 8:00 AM          

Morning Welcome

Speakers: Philip McKay, CEO, nGage Events

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM  

General Session

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Boardroom Presentations

Description: 25 minute Supplier Boardroom Presentations

Healthcare - Education - Hospitality - Workplace

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

General Session: How Design Impacts Brand

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM          

Networking Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM          

Market Segment Focused Breakout Sessions

Healthcare 1: HKS Project Presentation: Kachumbala Maternity-Unit. Presenters; Dan Flower, Design Director at HKS Architects and Jessica Karsten ,  ‎Architectural Designer at HKS

Education: Facilitated by Kevin Greischar,  Principal at DLR Group & Toni Wyre, Senior Associate, Polk Stanley Wilcox, Architects.

Hospitality: Coming Soon!

Workplace: Coming Soon!

2:05 PM - 2:50 PM      

Market Segment Focused Breakout Sessions

Healthcare 1: Topic: The Making of a Successful Project - Research/Design: Debra Harris, Researcher, Strategist, RAD Consultants | Research/Gerontology: Julie Bessant Pelech, Principal and Consulting Gerontologist, Bessant Pelech Associates | Design: Robyn Dubick, Associate, CR Goodman Associates

Education: Coming Soon!

Hospitality: Coming Soon!

Workplace: Coming Soon!

2:55 PM -3:10 PM

Market Segment Focused Breakout  - Wrap Up

Healthcare: Facilitated by Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates & Debra Harris, Researcher, Strategist, RAD Consultants

Education: DLR Group Facilitated by Kevin Greischar, Principal, & Toni Wyre, Senior Associate, Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects.

Hospitality: Coming Soon!

Workplace: Facilitated by Brett Shwery, Senior Vice President Workplace Design, AECOM.

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

General Session: Conference Wrap-Up

4:00 PM - 6:20 PM

Meeting Zone

Scheduled Meeting Appointments with Suppliers, Architects, Designers and interior+sources editors

6:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Open Time

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cocktail Reception

Description: A cocktail networking reception designed to foster interaction and build relationships with other executive attendees, potential clients and customers.

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Awards Dinner Celebration & Afterglow

Description: Dinner and Design Connections Awards followed by a post dinner gathering.‍‍‍

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM        

YOGA Sponsored by:

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM        

Networking Breakfast

8:25 AM - 8:30 AM          

Morning Welcome

Speakers: Philip McKay, CEO, nGage Events

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM  

Morning General Session

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Market Segment Focused Breakout Sessions

Healthcare: Healthcare Dialogue Breakout, Facilitated by;  Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates & Debra Harris, Researcher, Strategist, RAD Consultants.

Education: Education Dialogue Breakout, Facilitated by Kevin Greischar,  Principal at DLR Group & Toni Wyre, Senior Associate, Polk Stanley Wilcox, Architects.

Hospitality: Hospitality Dialogue Breakout

Workplace: Workplace Dialogue Breakout, Facilitated by Brett Shwery, Senior Vice President Workplace Design, AECOM.

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM  

General Session: Emerging & Established Professionals Discussion

11:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Boardroom Presentations

Description: 25 minute Supplier Boardroom Presentations

Healthcare - Education - Hospitality - Workplace

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM          

Networking Lunch

1:15 PM - 3:15 PM          

Boardroom Presentations

Description: 25 minute Supplier Boardroom Presentations

Healthcare - Education - Hospitality - Workplace

3:30 PM - 5:50 PM

Meeting Zone

Scheduled Meeting Appointments with Suppliers, Architects, Designers and interior+sources editors

5:50 PM - 7:00 PM

Open Time

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Networking Reception

Description: A Networking reception, dinner & fun activity.

Day 2 - Monday, December 4, 2017

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Day 1 - Sunday, December 3, 2017

Day 3 - Tuesday, December 5, 2017