NeoConnect launches week four virtual lineup

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New NeoConnect programming will run through the end of the month with a full schedule of informative and engaging programming and events.

The week four virtual lineup is as follows through June 30:

Attributes of contract furniture

Monday, June 22, 10 – 11 CDT
A look at the attributes that drive furniture decisions in the commercial-built environment.

In Conversation: Product intros and perspectives

Monday, June 22, 2 – 4 CDT
Presented by ASID as part of the 2020 Virtual Internship, a series of conversations between designers and reps as they review new products.

Proactive leadership and future-proofing your business

Tuesday, June 23, 10 – 11 CDT
Practical ways to help you better prepare, protect and future-proof your business to capitalize on whatever comes next.

Designing with tile

Tuesday, June 23, 3 – 4 CDT
Recent trends and changes in tile design including installation methods and requirements, quality assurance methods and standards.

Designing resilient spaces

Tuesday, June 23, 3 – 4 CDT
The Metropolis Sustainability Lab presents how designers can create spaces that will endure short-term shocks and have a long-lasting impact on people’s lives.

Workplaces can be places for people, organizations and the planet

Wednesday, June 24, 10 – 11 CDT
Improving working environments to support well-being at the same time as meeting sustainability or greenhouse gas reduction targets.

The Pulse of the Industry: ASID research on industry resilience

Wednesday, June 24, 2 – 3 CDT
A look at how we are navigating through COVID-19 and its impact on the economy, interior design industry, design professionals and their businesses.

2021+ CMG World Color Forecast – From beyond the telescope to under the microscope

Wednesday, June 24, 3 – 4 CDT
An in-depth analysis of macro drivers influencing the CMG World Color Forecast including the latest developments affecting our changing society’s color consumption.

Survival of the fittest 2.0: Embracing and thriving while re-imagining everything

Thursday, June 25, 10 – 11 CDT
Finding the balance between thriving in the now and continuously reinventing ourselves and our organizations.

Strengthening campus communities through food service design

Thursday, June 25, 3 – 4 CDT
Designing spaces that support daily meals as well as food-centered activities/events for the students, faculty, alumni and visitors and, at the same time, reflect each institution’s unique identity.

AIA Chicago Small Project Awards / large virtual party

Thursday, June 25, 5 – 7 CDT
Join AIA Chicago online to honor the winners of the 2020 Small Project Awards and celebrate the program’s first ten years.

Hospitality’s next breakthrough is the workplace

Friday, June 26, 10 – 11 CDT
A panel of experts discuss a new trend in design⁠—the intersection where the hospitality industry meets other kinds of workplaces.

A discussion with ‘Designing a Better Chicago’ 2020 grant recipients

Friday, June 26, 2 – 3 CDT
Tanner Woodford of the Design Museum of Chicago speaks with the program’s inaugural recipients about their outstanding efforts to “Design a Better Chicago.”

The Creative Provider

Monday, June 29, 10 – 11 CDT
IDCEC examines the changing landscape of learning and shares strategies to keep learners inspired, engaged and motivated to learn for life.

The Design of Community – Senior Living Trends

Tuesday, June 30, 10 – 11 CDT
Senior living and the related health care marketplace from the following perspectives: health and wellness, sustainability, programming, care population and utilization of inclusive design principles.

No Place Like Home: Catalyzing creativity with resi-mercial design at home and work

Tuesday, June 30, 3 – 4 CDT
A look at the science behind the trend and how building professionals can advocate for a resi-mercial approach on an informed rather than intuitive basis.

The Pandemic is portal

Tuesday, June 30, 3 – 4 CDT
The Metropolis Sustainability Lab explores how our learning from the current health crisis can help us take the sustainability movement to the next stage.

Stay connected throughout the summer and into the fall, as NeoConnect will continue to share new products from exhibitors, fresh editorial content from media partners and blogs, creativity inspiring videos and more from community partners.

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