A symposium at NYSID, running October 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., will feature design and architecture leaders presenting on “the ways in which interior design functions in today’s dynamic global environment, and the powerful and growing contributions of interior design to public health, hospitality, urban environments, and contemporary interdisciplinary collaboration,” according to the school.
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Speakers at “Interior Design: The Essential Profession” will include Aaron Betsky, dean at Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture; Dan Ariely, PhD, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, founder of the Center for Advanced Hindsight and co-founder of BEworks; Verena Haller, senior vice president of design at Related/Equinox Hotels; John Zeisel, PhD, president and co-founder of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care; Patrick Burke, a principal at Michael Graves Architecture & Design; and James Park, founder and principal of JPA Design.
The full schedule will be outlined soon. The cost is $200. Find tickets.