November 9-12
#epiconference
“We’re building new ways of thinking, knowing, and working at every stage of the product cycle. EPIC is the rare conference where passionate, creative people from diverse contexts are creating these new ways of thinking and doing. Ethnographers bring essential concepts and tools to this brave new cognitive world.” – MARK BURRELL, Design Director, IBM Watson Health

Resources


EPIC2019 is the premier international conference on ethnography in business

What does it mean to have agency in an increasingly automated world?


Keynote Speakers

Sareeta Amrute

Data & Society; University of Washington

Zach Lieberman

School for Poetic Computation

Simon Roberts

Stripe Partners


Panels

panelist headshots
Reconceptualizing Privacy
ken anderson (chair), Principal Researcher, Intel Corporation
Liz Keneski, Head of Privacy Research, Facebook Inc.
Peter Levin, Principal Researcher, Autodesk
Elena O’Curry, Senior User Researcher, Uber
Jeff Sokolov, Designer & Researcher, IBM Watson Health

panelist headshots
Agency & Innovation
Melissa Cefkin, Principal Researcher, Alliance Innovation Lab Silicon Valley
Dawn Nafus (chair), Senior Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Michael Littman, Professor of Computer Science & Co-Director of the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, Brown University
Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga, Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, MIT
Heli Rantavuo, Senior Insights Manager, Growth Opportunities Mission, Markets Business Unit, Spotify

panelist headshots
Agency & the Climate Emergency
Makalé Faber Cullen, PhoScope
Györgyi Gálik, Royal College of Art
Dan Lockton (chair), Director of the Imaginaries Lab & Chair of Design Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
Mike Youngblood, Youngblood Group

panelist headshots
Representation & Representative-ness
Autumn Sanders Foster, Founder, Quire Consulting
Amber Hampton Greene, Cityblock Health
Donna Lanclos (chair), Anodyne Anthropology LLC
Jordan Kraemer, Implosion Labs, LLC
Ruchika Muchhala, Third Kulture Media

November 9-12
#epiconference
“We’re building new ways of thinking, knowing, and working at every stage of the product cycle. EPIC is the rare conference where passionate, creative people from diverse contexts are creating these new ways of thinking and doing. Ethnographers bring essential concepts and tools to this brave new cognitive world.” – MARK BURRELL, Design Director, IBM Watson Health

EPIC2019 is the premier international conference on ethnography in business

What does it mean to have agency in an increasingly automated world?


Keynote Speakers

Sareeta Amrute

Data & Society; University of Washington

Zach Lieberman

School for Poetic Computation

Simon Roberts

Stripe Partners


Panels

panelist headshots
Reconceptualizing Privacy
ken anderson (chair), Principal Researcher, Intel Corporation
Liz Keneski, Head of Privacy Research, Facebook Inc.
Peter Levin, Principal Researcher, Autodesk
Elena O’Curry, Senior User Researcher, Uber
Jeff Sokolov, Designer & Researcher, IBM Watson Health

panelist headshots
Agency & Innovation
Melissa Cefkin, Principal Researcher, Alliance Innovation Lab Silicon Valley
Dawn Nafus (chair), Senior Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Michael Littman, Professor of Computer Science & Co-Director of the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, Brown University
Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga, Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, MIT
Heli Rantavuo, Senior Insights Manager, Growth Opportunities Mission, Markets Business Unit, Spotify

panelist headshots
Agency & the Climate Emergency
Makalé Faber Cullen, PhoScope
Györgyi Gálik, Royal College of Art
Dan Lockton (chair), Director of the Imaginaries Lab & Chair of Design Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
Mike Youngblood, Youngblood Group

panelist headshots
Representation & Representative-ness
Autumn Sanders Foster, Founder, Quire Consulting
Amber Hampton Greene, Cityblock Health
Donna Lanclos (chair), Anodyne Anthropology LLC
Jordan Kraemer, Implosion Labs, LLC
Ruchika Muchhala, Third Kulture Media


Resources

EPIC2019 is the premier international conference on ethnography in business

What does it mean to have agency in an increasingly automated world?

November 9-12
#epiconference

Resources

Keynote Speakers

Sareeta Amrute

Data & Society; University of Washington

Zach Lieberman

School for Poetic Computation

Simon Roberts

Stripe Partners


Panels

panelist headshots
Reconceptualizing Privacy
ken anderson (chair), Principal Researcher, Intel Corporation
Liz Keneski, Head of Privacy Research, Facebook Inc.
Peter Levin, Principal Researcher, Autodesk
Elena O’Curry, Senior User Researcher, Uber
Jeff Sokolov, Designer & Researcher, IBM Watson Health

panelist headshots
Agency & Innovation
Melissa Cefkin, Principal Researcher, Alliance Innovation Lab Silicon Valley
Dawn Nafus (chair), Senior Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Michael Littman, Professor of Computer Science & Co-Director of the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, Brown University
Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga, Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, MIT
Heli Rantavuo, Senior Insights Manager, Growth Opportunities Mission, Markets Business Unit, Spotify

panelist headshots
Agency & the Climate Emergency
Makalé Faber Cullen, PhoScope
Györgyi Gálik, Royal College of Art
Dan Lockton (chair), Director of the Imaginaries Lab & Chair of Design Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
Mike Youngblood, Youngblood Group

panelist headshots
Representation & Representative-ness
Autumn Sanders Foster, Founder, Quire Consulting
Amber Hampton Greene, Cityblock Health
Donna Lanclos (chair), Anodyne Anthropology LLC
Jordan Kraemer, Implosion Labs, LLC
Ruchika Muchhala, Third Kulture Media

“We’re building new ways of thinking, knowing, and working at every stage of the product cycle. EPIC is the rare conference where passionate, creative people from diverse contexts are creating these new ways of thinking and doing. Ethnographers bring essential concepts and tools to this brave new cognitive world.” – MARK BURRELL, Design Director, IBM Watson Health

Resources