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GPACW 2017

New Realities in Computers and Writing

Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Continuing Education and Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Keynote: Dr. Aaron Doering, Professor of Learning Technologies & Adventure Learning Pioneer

Registration Fees:
$135  Faculty/Staff
$35    Students


New Realities in Computers and Writing

Conference Registration includes Continental Breakfast, AM snacks, Lunch, PM snacks

Suggested Parking: Lot S104

GPACW17 Pre-Conference Event - Friday, October 20, 2017

Noon - 4 PM
Pre-conference events are free
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Exploring the Future of Embodied Technologies

Recent development in computing has moved devices increasingly closer to our bodies; as a result, significant work with wearables and embodied technology is well underway across the University of Minnesota.

On Friday October 20, 2017, please join a team of interdisciplinary scholars in exploring what it means to technologize ourselves through immersive and embodied devices. We will visit and “experience” multiple studio spaces as a means to explore the intersections and juxtapositions of embodied technologies as studied across multiple disciplines that include art, health, science and engineering, design, education, and composition and technical communication. Our goal will be to spur inter-institutional collaboration as we explore the future of embodied technologies and the critical, cultural, and creative imaginaries they evoke.

Draft schedule: Lunch at noon, studio space immersive experiences from 1:00-4:00, with discussion and reception to follow.

Beginning location: University of Minnesota Twin Cities, West Bank,
Learning Technologies and Innovation Services location, 110 Anderson Hall .

Ending location (for GPACW opening reception): University of Minnesota, East Bank,
Campus Club, 4th floor Coffman Memorial Union .

Questions? Please contact:
Registration:  U of M Tickets & Events (umntix@umn.edu)
Conference information:  Joe Moses (moses004@umn.edu) or Ann Hill Duin (ahduin@umn.edu)
Proposals, Panels, and Presentations:  Jason Tham (thamx007@umn.edu) or Megan McGrath (mcgr340@umn.edu)

Schedules, presenters, events, and related fees subject to change.
Cancellations/Refunds permitted until Oct 7, 2017

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