What I’ve Been Up To

Lecture: “Augment the Human. Interrogate the System.” Enterprise UX 2023 Conference, Rosenfeld Media. June, 2023.

Spoke at A.I. Summit. University of Indiana and Notre Dame. April, 2023.

Delivered lecture: “Why Designers Should Care about A.I.” Northeastern Guest Lecturer, March, 2023.

Gave talk for panel on A.I. Ethics Bill of Rights. NC State University Research Symposium, March, 2023.

Moderated AIGA DEC Roundtable Discussion: “The Ethics of A.I.” March, 2023.

Guest Lecture for Carefirst XD Learning Series:“Leveraging A.I. to Design Experiences.” January, 2023.

Guest Lecture for NCSU Thought-Leaders Breakfast:“Interface Design + Machine Learning.” SAS, March, 2023.

Presented MGXD work at Annual LAS Research Symposium, NC State, December, 2022.

Panel entitled, “Educate / Interrogate / Augment: The Critical Intersection of A.I. and Design Practice,” at the AIGA National Conference, Seattle, Oct 2022.

Invited talk entitled, Why Designers Should Care about A.I.,” at UX YA’LL Conference, Raleigh, NC, Sept 2022

Keynote at Grafist 25, at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey, Nov 2021

Keynote entitled, “Big Data, Big Design,” at Bowling Green State University’s opening of Aligned, Oct 2021

Invited lecture entitled, “Why Designers Should Care About AI,” at Massachusetts College of Art, Feb 2021

Participated in Design Research panel discussion, at  SHIFT, an AIGA DEC Virtual Summit, on August, 2020

Invited lecture entitled, “AI and Design: Why Should You Care?” Bowling Green State University, April 2020.

Jury of Taipei International Design Award competition(TIDA)’Competition & lecture at symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, Sept 2019

AIGA National Boarding Meeting and Leadership Retreat, Atlanta, Aug 22-24, 2019

Participated in AIGA Design Futures event, NCSU, August, 2019

Keynote entitled, “Big Diversity: Can Collaboration, Data, and Yes, AI, Lead to More Inclusive Design?,” to open Collaborate: UCDA Design Education Summit, May 20, 2019, Johnson City, Tennessee.

Lecture for NCSU PhD Colloquium, “Research Ethics in Action,” April 11, 2019 .

Led round table at AIGA National Design Conference, 2019, Pasadena, CA, April 5, entitled, “Design and Accessibility.” 

Panel session, “Is Universal Design Dead?” at DRS Limerick Conference 2018, June 25-28, 2018, with Dr. Elizabeth Guffey, Dr. Bess Williamson, and Dr. Farnaz Nickpour.