On October 27, CCA faculty Adam Marcus, Margaret Ikeda, and Evan Jones presented the Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab at the "Designing Material Innovation" symposium at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. The symposium convened leading figures from multiple fields to discuss projects that exemplify new approaches to material, fabrication, and design. The presentations and panels featured nationally and internationally distinguished speakers from architecture, engineering, industry, and materials science. The symposium was organized by Jonathan Massey of the University of Michigan's Taubman College and included a keynote presentation by Philippe Block of ETH Zurich. Presenters included Michael Bell of Columbia University, Michelle Kauffman of Google, Matthias Kohler of Gramazio Kohler, and many more.