Institute of Creative Technologies PhD Symposium – Leicester, 13 July 2012

Institute Of Creative Technologies: PhD Symposium
IOCT Lab, Friday July 13th, 2012

The IOCT PhD Symposium will take place on Friday July 13th 10.30-4.30 in the IOCT Main Lab on Gateway St, Leicester. If you wish to attend the symposium, you must sign the ‘doodle’ at www.doodle.com/7w45g3zgd4u83w7a

Numbers are strictly capped at 50. There are already 10 speakers, so that leaves 40 places. These will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

PROGRAMME

10.30 Arrival and coffee
10.45 Welcome (Professor Andrew Hugill)
11.00 Sean Clark: Can technology based art ever bring us closer to nature?
11.20 Francesca Franco: Art, Technology and the Venice Biennale, 1966-­1986.
11.40 Jackie Calderwood: Hunter Gatherer: Data from a GeoArtCache commission in the Yorkshire Dales
12.00 -­- 12.20 Break
12.20 Bill Butterworth: How may we use digital technologies to promote health and wellbeing in the designed environment?
12.40 (via Skype) Mohammad Lataifeh: Using Design Thinking to Facilitate Information Technology Service
1.00-­-2.00 Buffet lunch
2.00 David Croft: Approximate reasoning techniques in digital search
2.20 Gerardo Saucedo: Developing a design methodology for digital historical characters: Virtual Roman Leicester 210 AD.
2.40 Monica Pianosi: Enhancing environmental citizenship and reducing energy consumption through creative engagement with building users
3.00 Break
3.20 Lee Scott: Digital opera: a roadmap to research
3.40 Jason P. Smith: Lost in the Post: How Post-­Modernism just doesn’t cut it as a definition or a movement.
4.00 Tea and Plenary discussion, chaired by Prof Hugill: Building the community of PhD researchers in the IOCT -­ issues and questions
4.30 Close