International Academy of Design & Technology features Penny Bonda at Campus Green Conference

February 8, 2008

International Academy of Design and Technology Hosts Annual Interior Design Conference
Interior design students and professionals learn how to go green in their design

TROY, Mich. (February 8, 2008) – On Friday, February 29, 2008, from 8:30am-2:00pm, the International Academy of Design & Technology will be hosting its annual Interior Design Conference, Campus Green, at its Troy location. Campus Green is a day dedicated to educating students and professionals about the applications of environmentally-friendly design and products for interiors. It also includes guest speakers, a showcase of student work, and a special presentation of a community based “Design Challenge” project.

This year Penny Bonda, FASID, NCIDQ, LEED AP, popularly referred to as the “mother” of green interiors, will be the featured guest speaker at 10am. Bonda is the founding chair of the US Green Building Council committee for LEED Commercial Interiors and the ASID Sustainable Design Council, and is currently developing REGREEN, the USGBC / ASID Green Residential Remodeling Program. During Campus Green at the Academy, Bonda will introduce the guidelines for REGREEN to the attendees, which is set to publicly launch March 14, 2008.

Tickets must be obtained in advance and are available to purchase at the Academy in Troy (1850 Research Drive). Complimentary tickets are available for current Academy students and faculty, for all other guests tickets are $20 per person.

About the Academy
The International Academy of Design & Technology currently offers degree programs in Interior Design, Graphic Design, Game Production, Fashion Design, and Digital Media. The career-oriented degree programs provide hands-on training and real-world insights, taught by industry professionals who work in the fields in which they teach. The Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate and bachelor’s degrees.

For more information about Campus Green or the Academy, please visit www.iadtdetroit.com or call 888-838-2111.