Graduate Student Research Symposium
The EPIC Graduate Student Research Symposium seeks to support the next generation of EPIC leaders by helping them to shape their contributions to both the scholarship and practice of ethnographic praxis in industry. The one-day Symposium brings together Masters and Doctoral students with academic and industry professionals in a supportive environment of performance, discussion, and mentorship.
There will be an 8:30 AM bus service from St. Julien Hotel to the ATLAS site.
09:30 Elliott Hedman, MIT Media Lab, The Frustration of Learning to Play Monopoly
09:45 Wu Yiying, Aalto University, Shaznahi Products in Everyday Life
10:45 Anne Katherine Nielsen, University of Aarhus, Relations and Reciprocity: Stories from Four Companies using ERP-System
11:00 Mark Asboe, University of Aarhus, The Silent Vacuum Cleaner Hose
13:00 Constanza Miranda, North Carolina State University, From the Field and Back: How Do Multidisciplinary Teams with Design Backgrounds, Use Visual Language to Negotiate Disputed Concepts Related to Field Insights
13:15 Madeleine Clare Elish, Columbia University, Demos as a Departure Point for Exploring Ethnographic Praxis
14:15 Darya Pilram, The George Washington University, Measures of Effectiveness Indicators Related to Health, Stress, and Strategic Outcomes on USNS COMFORT
14:30 Marc K. Hébert, University of South Florida, Prototyping E-Government Programs through Ethnographic Research
15:15 Wrap up
16:00 Bus departure from ATLAS to main hotel site
Meet the 2011 EPIC Graduate Student Research Symposium participants: Mark ASBOE, Madeleine Clare ELISH, Elliot HEDMAN, Constanza MIRANDA, Anne Katherine NIELSEN, Darya PILRAM, Marc HEBERT, and WU Yiying. Representing a cross-section of anthropology, design, and technology Masters and PhD students, each participant will give a 15-min presentation "performance" on Sept. 18. Come support them as they seek feedback on their research projects from both industry and academic mentors and contribute to the Re/Evolution of EPIC!