2018 Pacific West Regional Conference

Designer Educators as Advocates for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community

Octobet 25-26, 2018
California State University, Northridge and Woodbury University, Los Angeles, CA

 

Conference Agenda

Thursday, October 25

8 a.m. -
9 a.m.

Light Breakfast/ check-in Poster Presentations (2)

WU School of Business Lobby

9 a.m. -
10 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

WU Seminar Room

10 a.m.  -
10:15 a.m.

Break Poster Presentations (2)

 

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Presentation #1 
Digital storytelling: Teaching culture in design education 
Presented by: Tasoulla Hadjiyanni

WU Seminar Room

10:45 a.m. -
11:15 a.m.

Presentation #2  
A Synergy with the Community: Human Centered Experiences and Perspective. 
Presented by: Silvana Polgar

WU Seminar Room

11:15 a.m. -
11:45 a.m.

Presentation #3
The Rewarding Intersection between User Research and Empathy In Design.  Presented by: Jennifer Sarabia

WU Seminar Room

11:45 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.

Transportation Provided to DTLA

 

 

12:30 p.m.  -
1:30 p.m.

Sponsored Lunch

DTLA

1:30 p.m. -
2 p.m.

Presentation #4
Exploring Inclusive, Participatory Interior Design: Collaboration between an Interior Designer and a Non-Designer in Writing an Interior Design Book
Presented by: Sherrill Baldwin Halbe

DTLA

2 p.m. -
4 p.m.

DTLA Housing Tours

 

4 p.m. -
6 p.m.

DTLA Art and Architecture Walking Tours

DTLA

6:30 p.m.

No Host Dinner- Clifton’s 648 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014

Transportation Provided back to Woodbury Unversity

DTLA

 

Friday, October 26

8:30 a.m. -
9 a.m.

Light Breakfast

WU School of Business Lobby

9 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.

Presentation #5  
Impact of Effective Collaboration in Healthcare Design Studio, Going Beyond CIDA Standards. 
Presented by: Hessam Ghamari

WU Seminar Room

9:30 a.m. -
10 a.m.

Presentation #6
Industry Partnerships, Integrated Coursework, and Immersive Global Experiences: Curricular Revisions Impacting Capstone Studio Outcomes.  Presented by: Matt Melcher

WU Seminar Room

10 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Presentation #7 
Exploratory study: Human perception towards Color integrated with Light. 
Presented by: Kyoungmee Kate Byun

WU Seminar Room

10:45 a.m. -
11:45 a.m.

Housing Panel Discussion
Moderated by: Christoph Korner

WU Seminar Room

11:45 a.m. -
Noon

Break

 

Noon -
12:30 p.m.

Pacific West Regional Meeting

WU Seminar Room

12:30 p.m.

Sponsored Lunch/Farewell

WU Library Inkeboll Courtyard

2 p.m. -
4 p.m.

Additional Tours

TBD

4 p.m. -
6 p.m
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Additional Tours

TBD


Registration 
 

  Member Non-Member Student (Members) Students (Non Members)
Full Conference $175 $325 $60 $90
One Day $100 $275 $60 $90


Conference Hotel Information

There is no contracted hotel block for this conference.  Attendees are welcome to make their reservations with the hotel of their choosing.  The following are in close proximity of Woodbury University:

Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport

Ramada by Wyndham Burbank Airport

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

Conference Sponsors

Thank you to our Annual Sponsors

Visionary Partner

Premier Partners

Regional Sponsors

 
For further opportunities , please contact Kelly Smykal at ksmykal@idec.org or 847-686-2323.
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