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DesignEx | IDC + IDIBC Okanagan 2016

May 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm


Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Join IDIBC Okanagan Chapter for it’s signature event, DesignEx (formerly Table top Show and CEU day.) This event will connect you with manufacturers, suppliers, fellow interior designers, architects and others from the built industry.

After the CEUs the Table Top portion of the day is FREE and anyone can attend, with light refreshments provided! Please RSVP through the registration link below.

10:30am | CEU Registration Opens

11am – 12pm | Mind/Material/Motion: Designing for Sustainability and Well-Being in the Workplace

The environments we spend time in impacts us in numerous ways. Work environments are no exception, and with the amount of time we spend at work increasing, offices have a huge impact on our behaviors, habits, and overall health. This presentation will discussion the connection between workplaces and well-being, from the psychological ways space cues encourage behaviors to the chemical composition of the products that we use, and many things in between.

12pm – 1pm | Lunch

1pm – 3pm | The Manufactured Interior Construction Approach Impacts Healthcare Spaces

  • Technology is driving industry-wide change in the way we approach healthcare construction at every phase including project communication; design and renderings; costing and scheduling; and space planning beyond immediate needs.
  • What the shift in behavior, as evidenced in new healthcare builds, means for the industry.
  • Impact on sequencing; process changes result in reduced construction schedules, measurable cost savings in CSI divisions and on-site installation versus on-site construction for a safer, faster and cost-efficient build.
  • How DIRTT responds to patient-centered design and evidence-based design.
  • Functionality, maintenance, durability and finishes
  • Looking ahead and planning for change.

3pm – 6pm | DesignEx TableTop Trade Show

Free to attend, light refreshements provided!
This is your chance to see all the latest and greatest products and services available in the Okanagan region and meet the Reps that can bring them to your next project!


Okanagan College
1000 K L O Road
kelowna, Canada


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