UPDATED: Symposium Schedule


TASML Opening and Symposium Schedule

June 11 – June 12 2010

Conference Hall A301, Academy of Arts and Design Tsinghua University

June 11

9:00am- 10:00am

TASML Official Opening Address & Press Conference

10:00 -10:20 Coffee Break

Symposium begins

Short Introduction by Alex Adriaansens

10:20am – 10:50am Presentation:

Boris Debackere, Director, V2_Lab (NL)

10:50am – 11:20am Presentation:

Roddy Schrock, Program Director, Eyebeam Art and Technology Center (US)

11:20am – 11:50am Presentation:

Jose Luis Vincent, Program Director, Media Lab Prado Madrid (ES)

11:50pm-1:30pm Lunch Break

1:30pm – 2:00pm Panel Discussion Moderated by Alex Adriaansens

Joined by Boris Debackere,  Roddy Schrock, Jose Luis Vincent, LI Zhenhua and ZHANG Ga

Short Introduction by Prof. Sven Travis

2:00pm – 2:30pm Presentation

Prof. Jeffrey HUANG, Director, Media x Design Lab | EPFL (CH)

2:30pm – 3:00pm Presentation

Prof. SHI Yuanchun, Director, Pervasive Computing Lab | Tsinghua University (CN)

3:00pm – 3:30pm Presentation:

Prof. Christopher Csikszentmihalyi, Director, Computing Culture, MIT Media Lab, Director, MIT Center for Future Civic Media (US)

3:30pm – 3:50pm Coffee Break

3:50pm – 4:20pm Panel discussion Moderated by Prof. Sven Travis (US)

Joined by Jeffrey HUANG, SHI Yuanchun and Christopher Csikszentmihaly

4:20pm – 4:50 Presentation:

Prof. HONG Bo, Director, Institute of Neural Engineering, Tsinghua (CN)

4:50pm – 6:00pm Artist in Residency Presentation & Demo

WU Juehui (CN) & Marnix de Nijs (NL)

June 12

Symposium Continues

Morning Session

Short Introduction by Prof. ZHANG Ga

9:00am – 9:30am Presentation:

Oron Catts, Director, SymbioticA, The Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, UWA (AU)

9:30am – 10:00am Presentation:

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Design Fellow, Synthetic Aesthetics, Stanford

University & The University of Edinburgh (USA / UK)

10:30 – 11:00pm Presentation:

Prof. Chris Salter, Principle Investigator, Hexagram Montreal (USA / CA)

11:00pm – 11:30pm Panel discussion moderated by Prof. ZHANG Ga

Joined by Oron Catts, Alexandra Daisy Ginsbergi, Chris Salter and HONG Bo

11:30 -1:30pm Lunch Break

1:30pm – 2:00pm Presentation:

Nick Tandavanitj, Artist & Founding Member, Blast Theory (UK)

2:00pm – 2:30pm Presentation:

Prof. Louis-Philippe Demers, Researcher, IERC, Nangyang Technological University (SG / CA)

2:30pm – 3:00pm Presentation:

Rina Watanabe, Curator, Yamaguchi Center for Art and Media (JP)

3:00pm – 3:20pm Coffee Break

3:20 -3:50pm Presentation:

Horst Hortner, Director, Future Lab / Ars Electronica Linz (AT)

3:50pm – 4:20pm Presentation and Remark

Prof. Ute Meta Bauer, Director, MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (US)

4:20 – 5:30pm Roundtable Discussion Moderated by Prof. ZHANG Ga

Joined by All Symposium Speakers

7:00 pm Dinner Hosted by Parsons The New School for Design

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