NeoCon Keynote Speakers Highlight of Show

Chicago, IL, June 3, 2014 -- Keynote speakers at next week's NeoCon trade show June 9-11 include several highly accomplished professionals in architecture and design.

More than 40,000 architecture and design professionals are expected to attend the show.

Speakers include Todd Bracher, founder of Todd Bracher Studio. He's a designer and strategist who, having spent a decade working in Copenhagen, Milan, Paris and London, has collaborated with some of the world’s most prestigious brands and was formerly the head of Tom Dixon Studio and Creative Director of Georg Jensen.

Tom Eich, CTO and partner of IDEO, has led the design and innovation firm’s New York office and Consumer Experience Design practice. An engineer by training, he has served as chief build officer for IDEO’s development across all locations and practices.

Scott Barry Kaufman, a cognitive psychologist, studies the development of intelligence, creativity and personality. Kaufman’s personal talks address how to find and follow individual paths to greatness.

Adrian D. Smith, co founder and design partner of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture has worked on some of the world’s most recognizable landmark structures, including the Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai and the world’s tallest structure, Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

All Keynote sessions are free. Register at by June 2 or onsite after.