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  • February 15, 2017

    Back by Popular Demand: Pecha Kucha

    If you haven't had the pleasure of attending our PK night, you don't want to miss it on Thursday, March 9, immediately following the IDEC Awards Presentation Event! Pecha Kucha - a Japanese term meaning "the sound of conversation" or "chit-chat" - was conceived of by Tokyo architects Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, who were seeking a way to encourage designers to present their ideas in a more organized and succinct manner. 

    PK is a concise presentation format using only 20 slides set to 20 seconds, so that each presenter is limited to six minutes and 40 seconds - that's only 400 seconds total. In such a fast-paced environment, it's important to pay attention or miss out!

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  • January 17, 2017

    Did you know?

    IDEC collects and posts calls and announcements from outside organizations on our Non-IDEC Call Page - giving you the opportunity to take advantage of opportunities that can help your educational or professional career succeed. Check out our latest submissions from ASID today!

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  • December 8, 2016

    Annual Conference Tour Information Announced!

    Don’t Miss these unique Chicago tour opportunities at the IDEC Annual Meeting, March 8-11. Tour #1 is Frank Lloyd Wright by Bus, which allows attendees to discover the neighborhood where Wright's famed Prairie Style of architecture evolved. Tour #2 is a walking tour of Hotel Boom. During this tour, learn how and why a former athletic club, bank, chemical company, motor club and more were transformed into first class hotels. 

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  • March 8, 2017

    2017 IDEC Annual Conference

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