Saturday,

November 9

Venue: RISD
8:30-5:00 pm

Check-in

9:00-4:00 pm

Graduate Colloquium

9:00-4:00 pm

Tutorials

Learn new skills expertise in mini-courses taught by experts in the EPIC Community. Registration for Tutorials opens in July.

6:00-8:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Kick off EPIC by connecting with people and art at the RISD Museum. Collections explore diverse cultures, makers, and relationships across communities.

Sunday,

November 10

Venue: RISD
8:00-6:00 pm

Check-in & Book Exhibit

8:00-9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30 am

Welcome

9:30-10:30 am

Keynote Address

Sareeta Amrute
Sareeta is Director of Research at Data & Society and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her research is focused on the integration of humans and technologies, particularly how race and class are revisited and remade in sites of new economy work such as coding and software economies. More…
10:30-11:00 am

Coffee

10:30-6:00 pm

Gallery

Multi-media installations invite you to experience ethnographic practice in new ways.

11:00-12:30 pm

Papers

12:30-2:00 pm

Lunch

12:45-1:45 pm

Salons

Small-group breakout discussions explore key topics and challenges. Sign up for Salons opens in July.

2:00-3:30 pm

Case Studies

3:30-4:00 pm

Coffee

4:00-5:00 pm

Panel

Monday,

November 11

Venue: RISD
8:00-5:00 pm

Check-in & Book Exhibit

8:00-9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

Portfolio Review Group
Bring your printed portfolio/resume, grab some breakfast, and join a friendly peer group for a review and discussion facilitated by senior practitioners and coaches. (not a recruiting event)
9:00-10:30 am

Concurrent Sessions

Papers, Case Studies, Panel

10:30-11:00 am

Coffee

11:00-12:30 am

Concurrent Sessions

Papers, PechaKucha, Film, Salon

12:30-2:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00-3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

Papers, PechaKucha, Case Studies, Panel

3:30-4:00 pm

Coffee

4:00-5:00 pm

Keynote Address

Zach Lieberman
Zach is an artist, researcher and educator. He creates artwork through writing software; is a co-creator of openFrameworks, an open source C++ toolkit for creative coding; and co-founded the School for Poetic Computation. More…
6:00-9:30 pm

Conference Dinner

WaterFire Arts Center. Info & tickets.

Tuesday,

November 12

Venue: RISD
8:00-8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:30 am

Concurrent Sessions

Papers, Case Studies, Panels

9:45-10:45 am

Keynote Address

Simon Roberts
Simon is an anthropologist and co-founder of Stripe Partners, a strategy and innovation consultancy. He writes and speaks internationally on anthropology ethnography, and technology, and has made important contributions to the EPIC community since 2005. More…
10:45-11:00 am

EPIC2020!