FAQs

When is Interaction Week 2020?

Interaction Week is taking place from 2-7 February 2020 in Milan, Italy. The conference dates within the week are 5-7 February.

What dates should I plan to be in Milan?

If you are attending the conference only, plan to arrive in time to enjoy the opening party on February 4th, and leave on February 8th or 9th. Pre-conference events, including the Design Education Summit, Local Leaders Retreat and Workshops will be confirmed at a later date.

Is registration open?

Earlybird registration is open now. Student tickets, group tickets and Local Leader discounts will be available once Earlybird tickets are sold out. Workshop tickets will go on sale when the full conference program is announced.

How much does registration cost?

Conference Registration is $1500 Local Leader Registration is $1005 Student Registration is $495 (limited to 50 tickets)

I would like to register a group of people. Can I do that and receive a discount?

Group Registration is $1200/ticket (available to groups of 10+)

I am interested in speaking or leading a workshop at Interaction Week 2020, who should I contact?

The Interaction Week 2020 Call for Proposals has been released. Learn more

What makes for a good talk / workshop proposal?

We have put together a few tips for submitting a talk or workshop at Interaction 2020. Learn more

Is it possible to volunteer for Interaction Week 2020?

Yes! The Interaction Week events are made possible by numerous volunteers. Please fill out this form to let us know you are interested and we will follow up in Fall 2019: Volunteer Interest Form

Do you have an age requirement for Interaction Week?

Yes. Interaction Week is an 18+ event. If you would like to attend and are not yet 18 years old, please contact us directly.

When will hotel information be available?

Hotel information should be available when regular tickets go on sale. Look for it in July/August.

I am no longer able to attend. Can I cancel my registration or transfer my registration?

All sales are final and cannot be refunded. Registrations may be transferred to a new attendee if you are not able to attend.

Will IxDA assist with financial transactions regarding registration transfers?

No. It is your responsibility to work with the person claiming your ticket to receive the funds directly from them.

How much should I budget to attend IxDA?

Separate from your registration fees, travel and incidentals can vary widely. Interaction will be held at MiCo - the Milano Convention Center in Milan, Italy. Your costs will depend on the type of registration, point of departure, hotel, transportation choices, and other factors.

Can a list of Interaction registrants be provided?

No. To respect the privacy of all Interaction attendees, we do not divulge or share registration information. Prior to Interaction, and once at the event, there will be many ways in which to network with other attendees.

What is the attire at Interaction?

Casual to business dress is appropriate. Remember to bring comfortable shoes. You should also bring a jacket. The convention center will have air-conditioning, so a sweater or jacket in case you find the room cool may be appropriate.

I am bringing my child(ren) with me. Will there be childcare?

We plan to offer complimentary child care for children 12 and under. You must register your child(ren) to participate in the program. Space is limited. Registration will open in June/July.

Can my child(ren) or guest attend any of the sessions or events?

If you would like to bring your child to a session or event where you are speaking, please work with us in advance to arrange appropriate supervision.

Whom should I contact if I have special dietary needs?

Please note your dietary needs when you register.
IxDA caters for the 8 major allergies at all events -
* Milk
* Eggs
* Peanuts
* Tree nuts (such as almonds, cashews, walnuts)
* Fish (such as bass, cod, flounder)
* Shellfish (such as crab, lobster, shrimp)
* Soy
* Wheat

Although there will be a wide variety of food options available, we cannot guarantee that every dietary need will be addressed.
If you have a food allergy or religious restriction, please contact us directly to see how it can best accommodate your dietary requirements. You can also research local grocery options or bring approved food items with you.
While we strive to provide a nut-free environment, we cannot guarantee all meals will not have nuts (including the child care center).
Please be aware that while there will be gluten-free options available, there may be cross-contamination in the kitchens. If you are celiac, you may want to make alternate arrangements including local grocery options or bringing dietary approved items with you.