IADT-Seattle Launches Lecture Series 2008

February 28, 2008

From Interior Designers and Architects to Digital Media Producers and Fine Artists, IADT-Seattle Speakers Exemplify Professional Excellence

Seattle, Washington, February 28, 2008 – The International Academy of Design & Technology in Seattle (Academy - Seattle) is excited to announce the Lecture Series 2008 that will bring guest lecturers who have a wide range of expertise that ranges from interior design and green building to digital media production and art. The public is invited to attend. (For a complete list of speakers scroll below or please see http://www.iadtseattle.com.)

The mission of the Academy-Seattle Lecture Series 2008 is to give Academy Students and Faculty the opportunity to interact with and to learn from industry professionals who have earned a reputation for excellence in their respective industries. The guest speakers are also given the opportunity to meet Academy-Seattle students who will one day be entering the work force as interns and entry-level professionals. The Academy-Seattle Lecture Series 2008 also demonstrates the school's continuing commitment to promote hands-on opportunities that enrich the students' overall academic experience.

The first guest of the season is the artist, architect and designer Milan Heger, who will speak to the Academy-Seattle community on site at 6:30pm on Wednesday March 5th. Originally from what is now known as the Czech Republic, Milan Heger is internationally recognized as an expert in multi-disciplinary design: art, architecture, interiors, and furniture. He owns an architecture and design firm in Seattle, Heger Architecture, and has recently launched his own line of furniture called the Artifacts collection.

For more information about the Academy-Seattle Lecture Series 2008 please contact Laura Nielsen lnielsen@iadtseattle.com or (206) 575 1865.

The Academy-Seattle Lecture Series 2008

Wed, March 5th 6:30pm
Multi-Disciplinary Design Expert
Milan Heger
"Integration of Art in Interior Design"

Wed, April 30th 6:30pm
Expert in Interior Design, Green Building and Feng Shui
Principal of Synergy Design Studio
Alicia Silva
"The ultimate tools to create environments that enhance your life"

Saturday, May 17th 1pm
Expert in Digital Media Productions,
Founder of Kostov Productions
Michael Kostov
"Breaking into the Film Business: What to do and what not to do"

Thursday, June 12th 6:30pm
Expert in Game Design and Development
Patrick Lipo
"The Intricacies of Game Design"

Thurs, Aug 7th 6:30pm
Expert in Art Consultation
Owner and Curator of Cameron Art Gallery
Patricia Cameron
"Discovering New Talent: How to Approach a Gallery"

Wednesday, November 19th, 6:30pm
Expert in Independent Filmmaking
Director and Owner of Von Piglet Productions
Sue Corcoran
"Making the Independent Film: An Expression of Art and Reality"

About Academy – Seattle
The International Academy of Design & Technology provides educational programs that are designed to prepare students for professional opportunities and career success in select design and technology fields. At the Academy, students are part of an energetic community that shares ideas, solves problems, and finds new ways to approach work today and in the future. While enrolled at the Academy, each student is given an opportunity to grow vocationally, intellectually and professionally.

The Seattle campus, which opened in 2004, offers a variety of Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Digital Media Production, Fashion Merchandising and Game Design & Development. Both credential levels are not available for all programs. The International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees. The Academy is a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information on Academy- Seattle, call 206.575.1865 or visit www.iadtseattle.com.