NeoCon Announces CEU Seminars for 2020 Show

Chicago, IL, March 6, 2020-NeoCon is pleased to announce its rich offering of CEU accredited seminars set for the 2020 show, June 8 to 10. Focused on commercial interior design and covering seventeen different verticals, from wellness to hospitality design, an immersive array of nearly 100 CEU-accredited modules is available to attendees starting June 7, a day before the show’s official opening. The educational sessions will be led by the industry's most innovative thought leaders and is carefully curated by members of NeoCon's Programming Advisory Committee.  

A sampling of the seminars can be found below. A full listing is available on 


Power Of Design For Experience: Intuitive Integration Of Interiors

Sunday, June 7 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Speakers: Rachel Windham, RID, IIDA, LEED AP, SEGD, principal, leader interior designer, EYP, Dallas, TX 

Ron White, SEGD, senior associate, lead experiential graphic designer, EYP, Atlanta, GA 


Hospitality’s Next Breakthrough Is The Workplace 

Monday, June 8 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 

Speakers: Suzette Subance Ferrier, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED AP, managing executive, studio creative director, TPG Architecture, New York, NY 

Shay Lam, IIDA, managing executive, studio creative director, TPG Architecture, New York, NY 


Impactful Experience: Designing For Women In A Pediatric Environment 

Monday, June 8 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Speakers: Lauren, Andrysiak, IIDA, NCIDQ, interior design principal, HDR, Chicago, IL 

Jefferson Neaves, AIA, healthcare principal, HDR, Chicago, IL 

Stacey Panek, AIA, project manager, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL 


From Ocean To Office: A New Path For Plastic 

Monday, June 8 • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Speakers: Kendall Starkman, initiative manager, Lonely Whale, Calabasas, CA 

Mikhail Davis, director, technical sustainability, Americas, Interface, San Francisco, CA 

Jane Abernethy, chief sustainability officer, Humanscale, New York, NY 


Empathetic Approach To Multicultural Education Spaces 

Monday, June 8 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Speakers: Irena Savakova, RIBA, LEED AP BD+C, vice president, global design principal, LEO A. DALY, Washington, DC 

Lauren Funk, IIDA, CIDQ, interior designer, LEO A. DALY, Washington, DC 

Karen Bastidas Reinoso, IIDA, designer, LEO A. DALY, Washington, DC 


Your Goldilocks Moment: Getting Amenities Just Right! 

Tuesday, June 9 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Speakers: Cheryl Duvall, CID, FIIDA, LEED-AP, NCIDQ, regional consulting practice area leader, Gensler, Baltimore, MD 

Laurent Myers, executive managing director, Savills USA, Washington, DC 


The Next Level Of Physical Space - Multi-Sensory Experience Design 

Tuesday, June 9 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Speaker: Noah Waxman, founder & head of strategy, Cactus, New York, NY 


Creative Living - Simplified Approaches To Our Openness 

Wednesday, June 10 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 

Speaker: Mark Mitchell, market leader, director of commercial and hospitality design, BSB Design, Charlotte, NC 


Introduction To Regenerative Design: Your Role As A Designer For A Thriving Future 

Wednesday, June 10 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 

Speaker: Susanne Angarano, ASID, principal, Ashley McGraw Architects, Syracuse, NY 


Extraordinary Efficiency: Making The Most Of A Little 

Wednesday, June 10 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Speaker: Jennifer Park, principal, Brininstool + Lynch, Chicago, IL 

Related Topics:The American Institute of Architects, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Interface