CONFERENCE LOCATIONS
 

March 8 – 11, 2017
Chicago, IL 


The Westin Chicago River North. Chicago, IL 
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March 9- 11, 2016
Portland, OR

 
March 11 – 14, 2015
Fort Worth, TX

The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, TX
Conference Host Committee: Greta Buehrle, Amie Keener, Mia Kile, Cynthia Mohr, Kendra Ordia, Jan Parker, Amy Roehl, Elise Wasser-King

March 6 – 8, 2014
New Orleans, LA

Hilton Riverside, New Orleans, LA
Conference Co-Chairs: Jean Edwards, T. L. Richie, Brian Powell, Marsha Cuddeback, Matthew Dunn, Phillip Tebbutt, Jun Zou, Micene Fontaine, William Riehm; Buie Harwood/photos of New Orleans 
 
February 17 – 19, 2013
Indianapolis, IN







JW Marriott
Conference Co-Chairs: Suining Ding, Mary Ann Frank, Wendy Puffer, Emily McLaughlin, Natalie Mendez, John Martin-Rutherford, Janice Banister
2013.idec.org
 
March 19 – 22, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Marymount University
Communiity College of Baltimore County
Conference Co-Chairs: Bridget May and Moira Gannon Denson
2012.idec.org
 
March 16 – 19, 2011
Denver, CO

Colorado State University
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
The Art Institute of Colorado
Conference Co-Chairs:
Stephanie Clemons, Julie Stewart-Pollack, and Mary Ann Thornam
 
March 24-27, 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) – Atlanta
Conference Chair: Grant Preisser
 
March 25-28, 2009
St. Louis, Missouri

Maryville University and the Millennium Hotel
Conference Chair: Darlene Davison
 
March 2-9, 2008
Montreal, Quebec, CN

University of Montreal and the Fairmont – The Queen Elizabeth
Conference Chairs: Tiiu Poldma, Sophie Leduc
 
March 6-10, 2007
Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin and the Hilton Austin Hotel
Conference Chairs: Nancy Kwallek, Carl Matthews
 
March 28-April 2, 2006
Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ

Arizona State University and the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
Conference Chairs: Tom Witt, Linda Nelson Johnson, Diane Bender
 
March 1-6, 2005
Savannah, GA

Savannah College of Art and Design and the Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel
Conference Chairs: Tray Crow, Crystal Weaver
 
March 23-28, 2004
Pittsburgh, PA

La Roche College and the Omni William Penn Hotel
Conference Chair: Wendy Beckwith
 
March 25-30, 2003
San Diego, CA

San Diego Mesa College, Design Institute of San Diego, and the Wyndam Emerald Plaza Hotel
Conference Chairs: Mimi Moore, Holly Hodnik, Jan Bast, with assistance from Curt Sherman
 
March 19-24, 2002
Santa Fe, NM

Hotel Loretto
Conference Chair: Dennis McNabb
 
March 27-April 1, 2001
Chicago, IL

Harrington Art Institute of Chicago and the Drake Hotel
Conference Chairs: Sue Kirkman, Eric Weidegreen
 
March 29-April 1, 2000
Calgary, Alberta, CN

Mount Royal College and the Westin-Calgary Hotel
Conference Chairs: Jacqui McFarland, Svea Craig Mason
 
April 14-17, 1999
Clearwater, FL

Ringling School of Art and Design and the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort
Conference Chair: Ruth Beals
 
April 1-5, 1998
New York City, NY

FIT and the Marriott World Trade Center Hotel
Conference Chair: Harvey Rosenberg
 
March 19-22, 1997
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati and the Omni Netherland Plaza Hotel
Conference Chair: Hank Hildebrandt
 
March 20-24, 1996
Denver, CO

Colorado State University, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, and the Denver Marriott – City Center
Conference Chair: Stephanie Clemons
 
March 29-April 1, 1995
Nashville, TN

Michigan State University, O’Moore College of Design, and the Holiday Inn Crowe Plaza Hotel
Conference Chairs: Thomas Houser, Nancy Canestero
 
April 6-9, 1994
San Antonio, TX

Southwest Texas State University and La Mansion Del Rio
Conference Chair: Betty McKee Treanor
 
March 30-April 3, 1993
Coeur d’Alene, ID

Washington State University and the Coeur d’Alene Resort
Conference Chair: Jo Ann Asher Thompson
 
April 9-11, 1992
Grand Rapids, MI

Kendall College of Art and Design and Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Conference Chair: Erli Gronberg
 
April 10-13, 1991
Alexandria, VA

Marymount University and the Hilton Alexandria, Mark Center
Conference Chairs: Nancy Blossom, Jean Freeman
 
April 18-21, 1990
San Francisco, CA

California College of Arts and Crafts and Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Conference Chair: Hank Dunlop
 
April 19-22, 1989
Cincinnati, OH

Miami University and Omni Netherland Plaza Hotel
Conference Chairs: Denise Guerin, Louise Jones
 
April 20-24, 1988
Santa FE, NM

Interior Design Internship College in Denver, Texas Christian Univeristy and Santa Fe Community College and the Eldorado Hotel
Conference Chairs: Roy Maddox, Jane Kolar Kucko
 
April 1-5, 1987
Atlanta/Callaway Gardens, GA

Auburn University and Colony Square Hotel
Conference Chair: Allan Hing, with assistance from Paul Petrie
 
April 16-19, 1986
Toronto, Ontario, CN

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute and the Westin Hotel
Conference Chair: John Kitamura, Ken Thompson, Drew Vasilevich
 
April 17-20, 1985
St. Louis, MO

Southern Illinois University and the Chase Park Plaza Hotel
Conference Chair: Guy McGinnis
 
April 11-14, 1984
Seattle, WA

Washington State University, the University of Idaho, and Crowne Plaza Holiday Inn
Conference Chair: Curt Sherman, Sandra Slade
 
April 20-24, 1983
Ft. Worth, TX

Texas Christian University and Americana Hotel
Conference Chair: Buie Harwood, with assistance from Marian McKeever (Millican)
 
April 15-17, 1982
Baltimore, MD

Maryland Institute, College of Art and the Hyatt-Regency Hotel
Conference Chair: Don Sherman
 
April 1-4, 1981
Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota and the Sheraton-Ritz Hotel
Conference Chair: Ann Erickson
 
April 16-19, 1980
Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University and Howard Johnson Hotel
Conference Chair: Tom Witt
 
April 19-21, 1979
Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University and Prince Murat Motor Inn
Conference Chair: Jerry Nielson
 
April 19-23, 1978
Banff, Alberta, CN

University of Manitoba and The Banff Centre
Conference Chairs: Joan Harland, Ron Veitch, Dianne Jackman, Paul Petrie, Michael Cox
 
April 20-23, 1977
Gatlinburg, TN

Arrowmont School of Crafts and the University of Tennessee
Conference Chair: Robbie Blakemore
 
April 22-24, 1976
Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University and Bellevue Stratford Hotel
Conference Chairs: Marjorie Kriebel, Sylvia Clark
 
April 24-26, 1975
Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky and Carnahan House
Conference Chair: Richard Rankin
 
April 24-27, 1974
San Diego, CA

San Diego State University and Hotel Islandia
Conference Chair: Don Covington
 
April 27-28, 1973
Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan
Conference Chair: Bill Carter
 
April 19-22, 1972
Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University
Conference Chair: Ben Gunter
 
April 22-25, 1971
Pasadena, CA

California State College and Pasadena Hilton Hotel
Conference Chairs: Estelle Brisker, Joan Huff
 
April 17-19, 1970
Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University, the Atlanta Merchandise Mart, and the Regency Hyatt Hotel
Conference Chair: Tim Bookout
 
April 24-26, 1969
Kansas City, MO

University of Kansas and the Muehlebach Hotel
Conference Chair: George Hixson
 
April 19-21, 1968
Denver, CO

University of Denver
Conference Chair: David Allen Yeakley
 
April 21-22, 1967
East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University
Conference Chair: Mary Shipley
 
May 12-15, 1966
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University
Conference Chair: Richard Rankin
 
April 29-30, 1965
New York City, NY

Pratt Institute and Parsons School of Design
Conference Chairs: Arnold Friedmann, Allen Tate, Jim Howell
 
May 2-3, 1964
Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati
Conference Chair: Robert Stevens
 
May 28-29, 1963
Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Museum College of Art. This is the first IDEC meeting.
Conference Coordinator: Robert Stevens
 
Nov. 10, 1962
Chicago, IL

Central Region Meeting of the American Institute of Interior Designers (AID)
Education Committee Seminar, second conference – discussion meeting.
 

 

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