PROGRAM

The Symposium will be held in the Female Orphan School at the University of Western Sydney’s Parramatta Campus.

Day 1 – Talks: Keynote and postgraduate talks engaging with the Symposium theme.

Day 2 – Workshops: Facilitated by the keynotes, participants will engage in a series of parallel design research workshops in response to the workshop brief,  the outcomes of which will be presented at the end of the day.

The program is below, please note that this is subject to change.

Day 1
Wednesday April 23
Female Orphan School (Building EZ) West Wing, Parramatta South Campus UWS

8.30 – 9.00 am REGISTRATION
9.00 am Welcome to Country
9.10 am Welcome – Setting the scene
9.20 am Tom Halsør – Data needs poetry
9.50 am Russell Kerr – Positioning Social Design: Community engagement and reflective design practice in rural communities
10.20 am Katrina Sandbach – Creative fringe: a place for creative industries in Western Sydney
10.40 am Michelle Catanzaro – Photographic inquiry and the reflective practitioner
11 am JT Velikovsky – Weapons of mass instruction: Memetic engineering and directed bio-cultural evolution
11.20 am MORNING TEA
11.40 am Angela Morelli – A story about telling stories
12.10 pm Dr. Oliver Vodeb – Design research as institutional critique
12.40 pm Holly-Kaye Smith – User-centred media prototypes to test laundering practices
1 pm Matthew Kiem – From hegemonic to infrastructural thinking: a comparative auto critique
1.20 pm Dr. Sarah Pink – Research, co-design and intervention through improvisation: learning about design from Slow activism
1.50 pm LUNCH
3 – 4 pm Day 2 workshop briefing
4 – 5 pm Digital Humanities and Design Roundtable “Reimagining ways of seeing/ thinking /communicating knowledge”
5.00 pm CLOSE DAY 1

Day 2
Thursday April 24
Female Orphan School (Building EZ) West Wing, Parramatta South Campus UWS

8.30 – 9.00 am REGISTRATION
9.00 am Plan for the day
9.15 am Break into parallel workshops with keynote facilitators
11.00 am MORNING TEA
11.40 am Continue parallel workshops with keynote facilitators
1.30 pm LUNCH
2.30 pm Continue parallel workshops with keynote facilitators
3.30 pm Presentation of workshop outcomes
4.30 pm Wrap up – post event publication plan
5.00 pm CLOSE DAY 2
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