‘Transporter Talks’ for researchers in HCI and Design


The Transporter Talks will be held at UTS faculty of Design, Architecture and Building (DAB) as the 3rd in a series of talks on Human-Computer Interaction and related disciplines, which was initiated by Martin Tomitsch and Lian Loke from The University of Sydney. The events intend to bring together researchers from the CHISIG community in NSW and provide an introduction to the labs and research in a fellow university.

On Thursday, 27 March 2014, the Transporter talk will be hosted by Bert Bongers and Elise van den Hoven from the Interactivation Studio and the Materialising Memories lab at the faculty of DAB University of Technology, Sydney. The event will comprise short talks from DAB academics and a tour through the faculty, including the Interactivation Studio, the Materialising Memories lab, and the UTS Gallery.

The program for the evening is as follows:

* Interactivation Studio (5.30PM till 6.10PM)
Three 5-minute presentations by Bert Bongers, Deborah Szapiro and Stefan Lie
* Materialising Memories Lab (6.15PM till 6.40PM)
Two 5-minute presentations by Elise van den Hoven and Annemarie Zijlema
* DAB Tour and drinks (6.45PM till 7.30PM)
Tour through the faculty of Design, Architecture and Building (DAB) visiting several labs, workshops, and the UTS Gallery, closing the evening with drinks in the Interactivation Studio

The event is open to all researchers who are interested. Refreshments are provided and registration is not needed.

The event will start in the Interactivation Studio at UTS DAB:
Date: Thursday 27 March 2014
Time:  5.00 / 5.30 till 7.30 PM
Registration: not needed

University of Technology, Sydney (City Campus)
Faculty of DAB
Interactivation Studio
Building 6 (Peter Johnson Building)
Harris Street 702-730
level 4 courtyard

The easiest way to find the Interactivation Studio is by taking the right staircase from Harris Street 702-730 which leads to the courtyard on level 4 of the faculty of DAB. The Interactivation Studio is located on your right hand side, before DAB Cafe and opposite to UTS gallery. Have a look at the map for directions to the UTS and building 6.

For any questions related to this event, please contact Annemarie Zijlema. The Transporter Talk event can also be found on Facebook.