Monday May 19th

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10:30-11:30
“Elements: Grimshaw Industrial Design”
Conversation Room
This installment of the conversation series will be moderated by Alan J. Brake, Executive Editor of the Architect’s Newspaper and will include Casimir Zdanius, Grimshaw Head of Industrial Design, and William Horgan, Grimshaw Partner, on the history and evolution of Industrial Design at Grimshaw.

12:00-1:00pm
Conversation Series –
“U.S. Design: What’s Next?”
Conversation Room
Moderated by Paul Makovsky, Editorial Director of Metropolis Magazine, with Byron Trotter, Global Design Manager for Architectural Markets at 3M, Shant Madjarian of Juniper Design, and Ben Stagl, of ChilLab and Director of Development at West Supply.

2:00-3:00pm
Launch Pad Jury committee review”
Conversation Room
Led by Nelda Rodger, Azure’s Editorial Director and comprised of Matthew Sargeant of Hatch Hub, Azure Magazine, Mirko van den Winkel, Executive Vice President of Moroso, Antoine Roset, Executive Vice President of Roset USA, Kari Woldum, Vice President of Merchandising at Design Within Reach and Laurent Hainaut, President of Raison Pure NYC.

3:30-5pm
Students Workshop Final presentation”
Conversation Room
The jury committee is led by Jaime Derringer, Founder and Executive Editor of Design Milk, Robert Nightingale – RBRTNGHTNGL Studio + rOtring Design Lead, Stephanie Forsythe, Molo Lead Designer and Director, Caroline Baumann, Director at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Giulio Cappellini, and Jan Vingerhoets, CEO at Flos USA. Followed by a closing cocktail, hosted by rOtring.