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IDS Toronto - Interior Design Show
January 19 - 22, 2023
Metro Toronto Convention Centre South BuildingToronto
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IDS CEU Seminar Program. Presented by Kohler.

Leading Industry Voices

The IDS Seminar Program takes place on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 January. IDS has engaged a Guest Curator to assemble its accredited trade conference program for IDS Toronto 2023. Industry veteran Tory Healy is thrilled to curate the conference series at IDS Toronto with the goal of sparking frank conversations, sharing vital information, and igniting change in the design industry. All seminars are submitted for accreditation with IDC.

The IDS Accredited Seminar Program is sponsored by Kohler. From a single room to an entire high-rise condominium project, Kohler has the products and parts to finish any job, no matter the design goals. Introducing Studio KOHLER, a project specification site entirely dedicated to your work and your projects. Access their regional specifying guides, their global product catalogue, and technical files - all in one stop.

Seminar Program took place Jan 19-20, 2023

Explore the IDS Toronto 2023 seminar schedule below. (Registration is closed).

2023 Conference Tracks.

IDS Conference and Keynotes offered four days of exciting & educational content under three conference tracks.

Building the Design Business

Topics to range from how to build a brand; how to get work published; succession planning; best social media practices; introducing design as a profession to the next generation; the value of good design; managing client expectations; supply chain solutions.

Climate Change & Social Responsibility:

Sessions to touch upon the circular economy; life-centric design practices; proactive climate-resiliency; deconstruction; designing for mental health and wellness; addressing urban bias; inclusivity and sharing resources with emerging designers; making space for grassroots.

Technology & Innovation

Technology as a sustainable solution; AI/Automation (robotics); AR and VR (the future of visualization); the creation of healthy, tech-driven architecture and interiors; affordable housing; trends in innovation.

Big Ideas

Carbon-neutral buildings; co-living; post-pandemic office culture; design-driven and context-appropriate condo developments; co-creation (next level collaboration); democratization of collectible design; re-defining ‘good design’; and the 15-minute city (a broader model).

Big Ideas

Carbon-neutral buildings; co-living; post-pandemic office culture; design-driven and context-appropriate condo developments; co-creation (next level collaboration); democratization of collectible design; re-defining ‘good design’; and the 15-minute city (a broader model).