By invitation only. (details)

February 19, 2014
Art Center College of Design
in partnership with Intel

Connected Bodies: Imagining New Wearables

Registration + Coffee
9:00 Welcome and Introduction
Anne Burdick (Art Center) + Phil van Allen (Art Center) + John Somoza (Higher Education Program Manager, Intel)
9:15 Panel One: Reflections on Today’s Wearable Landscape
Jennifer Darmour (Artefact), Eric Olson (Karten Design), Steve Holmes (VP Smart Device Innovation, New Devices Group, Intel), Lama Nachman (User Experience Research, Intel Labs); Moderator: Syuzi Pakhchyan, Art Center's Intel Technologist-in-Residence (
10:50 Make It Wearable: Demo by Makers
Meg Grant (designer), Julia Koerner (designer), Jay Melican (Maker Czar, New Devices Group, Intel)
11:50 Lunch
12:35 Panel Two: Connected Bodies: A Look Into the Future Socio-Cultural, Expressive, and Aesthetic Possibilities of Wearables
Joanna Berzowska (Concordia) , Hans Moritz (VP Industrial Design, New Devices Group, Intel), Doris Kim Sung (USC); Moderator: Wendy March (UX Design Manager, New Devices Group, Intel)
2:20 Breakout Sessions: New Questions/Challenges
Group worksessions led by panelists, followed by presentations from each group.
3:55 Conclusion: Summary and Next Steps
Syuzi Pakhchyan + Phil van Allen
4:30 Reception

Location: Wind Tunnel Gallery
950 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105

Seating is limited. Reservations are required.

Intel: make it wearable

This symposium is a collaboration between
Graduate Media Design Practices, Intel New Devices Group,
and the Intel Higher Education Office.

Art Center is honored to be
a member of the Intel Design School Network.