Chicago, Ill.—NeoCon, a leading forum for the industry, will take place June 12-14 at The Mart in Chicago. The 2017 keynote programming will provide attendees with a comprehensive educational experience, examining timely topics and illuminating emerging trends that have far reaching effects. This year’s NeoCon Conference Program aims to answer the question: How can a better tomorrow be achieved, one with renewable cities and more efficient and responsive buildings? The individuals headlining the conference program are Arianna Huffington, founder & CEO of Thrive Global and founder of The Huffington Post; Jessica Green, scientist, founding director of the Biology and the Built Environment (BioBE) Center; and John Ronan, founding principal of John Ronan Architects.
Huffington will speak June 12 at 11:30 a.m. in The NeoCon Theater (Motorola, 19th floor); Green will present June 13 at 8:30 a.m.; and Ronan will speak June 14 at 8:30 a.m.
These three keynotes will be complemented by a robust lineup of nearly 100 CEU-accredited seminars presented at The Mart. NeoCon also showcases hundreds of leading companies across key vertical markets including Workplace, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Education, Public Spaces and Government. In addition to three full floors of permanent showrooms, NeoCon’s 7th Floor Exhibit Hall showcases the best products and services by category: Interior Building Products/Materials & Finishes, Furniture & Fabrics, Flooring and Technology.