2015 SEGD Academic Summit Agenda

The 2015 SEGD Academic Summit is being held in Chicago on Wednesday, June 3. This is a free and open event to educators, students, and the design community. Join us for a day of innovative research spanning academic projects, curriculum development, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and dialogues on the future of experiential graphic design education. The day is organized around panel presentations and deep dialogues with both educators and students. Get insights on where education is heading, and how can get ahead of what’s coming!

Joining us are presenters from Carnegie Mellon University, Drexel University, Fashion Institute of Technology, Iowa State University, Kent State University, Tongji University, University of Cincinnati, University of Houston, and University of Idaho. Checkout the full event agenda below.

Come for the summit, stay for the conference!

The 2015 SEGD Conference is Thursday June 4 to Saturday June 6. Held at the Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers, join us for three days of tours, speakers, networking, and inspiration from a city made by design. Full program information here.

Discount registration for educators is available. SEGD student members may attend the conference for free. To register email [email protected] or call the office at 202-638-5555 | Space is limited so register now!

 

2015 SEGD Academic Summit
Chicago June 3

 

Download a PDF of the Academic Summit Agenda

hosted by Industrial Graphics Corporation
IGC Showroom
1143 W. Rundel Place
Studio 100
Chicago, IL 60607

The academic summit is an open event for both conference attendees as well as educators and designers from the Chicago area.
Please signup by completing the 2015 Conference registration form.
 

Registration

8:00-9:00am
IGC Showroom | 1143 W. Rundel Place, Studio 100, Chicago, IL

Welcome

9:00-9:15am
Justin Molloy, SEGD

Session 1
Creating meaningful experiences for public users
 

The Interplay between People and Art
9:15-9:30am
Lianne Wappert, University of Idaho

CRYPTO: Interactive Experiences
SEGD Global Design Award Student Project
9:30-9:45am
Jody Graff and Mike Garz, Drexel University

Moderated dialogue with session panelists
9:45-10:15am

Networking break
10:15-10:45am
 

Session 2
Responding to user-centered needs through 
designed experiences


Social engagement through EGD:
Design for struggling small communities
10:45-11:00am
Lisa Fontaine and Brennan Scott, Iowa State University

reFRAME X FRAME
SEGD Global Design Award Student Project
11:00-11:15am
Cheryl Beckett and Rhonda Wolverton, University of Houston

Moderated dialogue with session panelists
11:15-11:45am

Lunch Break
11:45am-1:00pm
Lunch on your own and explore Chicago’s West Loop!

Session 3
Interfacing curated experiences


Money Shot: Navigating Lower Manhattan by Map
SEGD Global Design Award Student Project
1:00-1:15pm
Anastasia Lobova, Fashion Institute of Technology

User Engagement in Interactive Signage Design
1:15-1:30pm
Wu Duan, PhD, Tongji University

Moderated dialogue with session panelists
1:30-2:00pm


Session 4
Informing user experiences through design research

Introducing personalization to in-person interactions:
Conducting evaluative user research on customer-employee interaction
2:00-2:15pm
Andrea Fineman, Carnegie Mellon University

Towards a Unified Language:
An interdisciplinary approach to package design that benefits consumer-experience and brand perception
2:15-2:30pm
Todd Timney and Peter Chamberlain, University of Cincinnati

Moderated dialogue with session panelists
2:30-3:00pm

Networking break
3:00-3:30pm


Session 5
The next steps for designing experiences in place

Experience Chicago: Public Interface Project Followup
3:30-4:00pm
with Student Attendees from Kent State University

Moderated dialogues
4:00-4:30pm

Conclusion and final acknowledgements
4:30pm
 

SAVE THE DATE

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