Vision Plus is the title of a conference series organised by the International Institute for Information Design (IIID), since 1995. The latest event is in Birmingham on September 7–11, hosted by Birmingham City University.

There’s a varied and international programme on the conference website:

Sessions are on:

  • Wayfinding (including a paper on ‘Dementia friendly wayfinding information design; which sounds intriguing.
  • Improving Performance
  • Historical Information
  • Performing Arts (I’m looking forward to the dance notation talk… and dance)
  • Information for Wellbeing
  • Symbols and Standards
  • Design practice (session title: ‘The Completion of Something Designed’).


The IIID Awards will also be announced at the conference.