CSI Design Expo Europe releases CPD- certified curated programme

October 23, 2023

(UK) – CSI Design Expo Europe has released its full schedule of content for its event held on 29 – 30 November at London ExCeL. Design leaders from Europe’s esteemed cruise lines and design firms will be sharing their knowledge, insights, and experience through a series of CPD-certified panel talks and discussions.

The programme, curated around today’s ocean, river, and expedition cruise market, delivers a range of topics and case studies covering concepts and inspiration behind designs, project management, storytelling through design and brand identity, the future of marine interior design, and designing for adventure.

The speaker line-up includes Gianluca Gugliotta, Director, Vessel Refurbishment – Norwegian Cruise Line; Aida Lora, Senior Design Associate – Royal Caribbean Group; Bob McGowan, Head of Operations – Ambassador Cruise Line; Sandra Correia da Silva, Architect – Mystic Cruises; Alexander W. Höfling, Managing Director – Meyer Re; and Kristian Englund, Senior Architect – YSA Design and CEO – Ship Planner.

The conference and workshop programme is CPD-certified allowing professionals across disciplines to further their learning activities and gain developmental hours from attending each accredited session. CSI will also be debuting new formats with keynotes and workshop sessions taking place predominantly on the second day and held on exhibitor stands around the show floor.

Stand-out sessions include the opening keynote, ‘Inspiration for beautiful design: Case studies in materials & spaces’ delivered by leading interior designers and attendees will be guided through a showcase of projects across newbuild and refurbishment portfolios.

Those looking to gain insight into the changing shape of expedition cruising, CSI recommends ‘Designing for adventure: Spotlight on expedition cruise interiors’. This session sees industry experts dive into the impact the sector’s growth has had on designing for functionality, while still giving guests an authentic and luxurious experience.

Alongside these curated panel discussions, the event offers visitors additional learning opportunities at the Meet the Brand Q&As and Project Management Lunch. These focused sessions give attendees the chance to get to know the design and procurement professionals and learn how to navigate a successful project from concept to delivery.

Register for a free pass www.CSIDExpo.com