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Surya Vanka Named Chair of IDSA 2015 Conference

Surya Vanka, IDSA, of Microsoft Corp., will chair the Industrial Designers Society of America’s 50th Anniversary conference—The Future of the Future: The Next 50 Years—August 19-22, 2015 in Seattle, WA.

The conference is the capstone event of IDSA’s year-long 50th Anniversary celebration. IDSA Chair Charles Austen Angell said, ”This is possibly the most important conference in our history. The 50th is about the next 50 years, not just the last 50 years. Surya Vanka has the right vision, maturity of thought and perspective on the industry to lead this conference.”

The theme of the conference is The Future of the Future: The Next 50 Years. The conference will celebrate the achievements of the design community over the last half century and accelerate reinvention of the profession to ensure its relevance in the 21st century.

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