Visionary architect and Architizer co-founder, Marc Kushner and industrial designer Ayse Birsel will keynote this year’s NeoCon East, taking place Nov. 9 and 10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

"Our keynotes Marc Kushner and Ayse Birsel will set the tone for an exceptional NeoCon East this year," said Monica DeBartolo, director of programming. "Their talks are sure to inspire, enlighten and energize.”

Kushner will delve into how online communication has the power to revolutionize the specification process and shape the future of the A&D industry and Birsel will discuss how to turn constraints into opportunities with optimism and holistic thinking using a simple process called Deconstruction: Reconstruction. Attendees will learn how to apply design principles to their own life in order to build the joyful, inspirational lives they’ve always dreamed of.

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