The 101 Sessions are a collection of presentation and feedback sessions focusing on basic knowledge that every emerging design professional needs. During the registration process, participants are able to choose from 7 different events to build their own unique 101 experience. Sessions are 40 minutes in length with the various topics running concurrently to allow for smaller, more intimate groups.
De-Mystifying NCIDQ Certification presentation Learn about why you should take the NCIDQ Exam, when to take it, how to sign up and more.• speaker Liz Thompson, IIDA, IDEC, RID, LEED GA | IIDA TX OK VP of Education
Presentations for People-Public Speaking presentation• speaker Ryan Ben | IIDA Student Engagement and Advancement Manager
Are you up to PAR?-PROBLEMS, ACTIONS and RESULTS. How to answer like a pro! presentation• speaker Monica Ward, Ind. IIDA | McCoy Rockford
Oh the Places You’ll Go! presentation• speaker Stephanie Fallon, M.S., IIDA, CHID | Identity Architects
Portfolio Reviews (students only) feedback You have a portfolio, or you’re in the process of building one… are you headed in the right direction to land the job you really want? As a portfolio participant, you will receive instant feedback on your work through one-on-one critiques from practicing professionals who know what it takes to show your body of work effectively. ** seating is extremely limited **INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS: click here for information on being a portfolio reviewer
Interviews (students only) feedback What better way is there to prepare for interviews than to actually be in an interview? By participating in the mock interviews you will sit down one-on-one with industry leaders and hiring managers who can tell you what they’re looking for in top candidates and what you need to do to take your interview skills to the next level. ** seating is extremely limited **INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS: click here for information on being an interviewer
101 Recap (educators and practicing professionals only) feedback Join us in session #4 for a recap of what our industry leaders saw and heard from this year’s students during the Portfolio Reviews and Interviews. Learn what the top performers did to stand out with these professionals and what pitfalls other students fell into so you can ensure your graduates are able to rise above all others.
Friday, February 2nd 9:00am – 12:00pm