SFI 17


Portland, Oregon
Portland State University, Center for Public Interest Design

The annual conference features the best public interest design from around the globe, including the SEED + designbuildXchange + Live Projects Award winners. For seventeen years, the purpose of the SFI conference has been to bring together and share the best ideas and practices that are reaching those currently un-served by the design professions.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Public Interest Design Institute Day 1
Case studies and professional level training on Public Interest Design.
Includes SEED Certification and CEU’s for architects.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Public Interest Design Institute Day 2 and SFI 17 Day 1
Presentations, panels and discussions.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

SFI Day 2
Award presentations and discussion of each networks principles/takeaways.
Night social event at a new public park that PSU was involved in creating.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Field trips and Take-Aways
Discussion on results, common ground, a joint statement/pronouncement.
Field trips to visit local PID projects with practitioners.


SFI 17 Presenters