What’s happening at EPIC2019?
The EPIC program offers many formats for sharing, learning, and connecting. Like ethnographers in the field, attendees have opportunities to pursue their own areas of interest as well as be inspired or challenged by diverse people, practices, and ideas.
Luminaries from diverse fields us inspire and provoke us with new perspectives. EPIC2019 Keynotes
Panels bring experts with different perspectives into conversation with each other and the audience.
Deep dives that advance our field at the intersection of theory and practice.Watch a Paper Presentation
Showcase examples of how ethnography addresses specific product, service, or organizational challenge.Watch a Case Study
Visually engaging, narrative performances that explore core issues and professional challenges in creative ways.Watch a PechaKucha
Screenings and discussion explore the many ways ethnographers use film to interpret data and share insights.EPIC2019 Film Program
Mini-courses taught by experts in the EPIC community. Pre-registration required. EPIC2019Tutorials Program
Breakout discussions on key topics in ethnographic practice. Pre-registration required. EPIC2019 Salons Program
Social & Networking
We’ll kick off EPIC by connecting with people and art at the outstanding RISD Museum.
We’ll fill this incredible historic building at WaterFire Arts Center with music, food & dancing.Advance registration required. Tickets & Info
We’ll share coffee, breakfast & lunch in a historic site that saw a crucial colonial tax protest in 1775 and the arrest of Emma Goldman for speaking publicly there in 1897.
Session Types At a Glance
Your main conference registration includes “open sessions,” which you’re free to pick and choose on site. Tutorials, Salons, and the Conference Dinner require additional pre-registration (through the same registration portal).
|Session Type||Open to All Attendees||Special Registration Required|
|Meals in Market Square||✓|| |
|Tutorials||$100, registration opens July 23, lunch included|
|Salons||Free, registration opens July 23, lunch included|