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Future of Technology

Friday, September 24, 2010 1:30 PM–6:00 PM
Saturday, September 25, 2010 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Rackham Auditorium
915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

The Future of Technology Conference at University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, September 24-25, features critics, practitioners and academics presenting how technology empowers, inspires and adapts. The presentations and panel discussions by the international roster of speakers are free and open to the public, however registration is preferred.

Future of Technology is the 3rd conference in series of events (previous conferences being Future of Design, Fall 2009 and Future of Urbanism, Winter 2010) that bring together international experts to provide insight and debate on initiatives past, present and future.

Past conference presentations and conversations can found on the Taubman College YouTube channel.

Future of Technology Speakers:

Michelle Addington
Associate Professor, Yale School of Architecture

Michael Batty
Director, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis; Professor of Planning, The Bartlett, University College of London

Keith Besserud
AIA, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Julian Bleecker
Co-founder, Near Future Laboratory; Designer, Technologist, Researcher, Design Strategic Projects studio, Nokia Design, Los Angeles

Andrew Borgart
Researcher, Delft University of Technology

Leah Buechley
Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences and Director of the High-Low Tech research group, Media Lab, MIT

Mark Burry
Professor of Innovation, Director, Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology; Executive architect, researcher, Temple Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Michael Cadwell
Professor and Architecture Section Head, Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University

Hernan Diaz-Alonso
Founder, principal, Xefirotarch

Evan Douglis
Dean, School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Principal, Evan Douglis Studio

Anna Dyson
Program Director, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Director, Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (C.A.S.E.); Director, MATERIALAB

Marc Fornes

Usman Haque
Founder, Pachube; Director, Haque Design + Research Ltd; CEO, Connected Environments Ltd.

Walter Hood
Principal, Hood Design; Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design, College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley

Natalie Jeremijenko
Associate professor of Visual Art, Steinhardt School, New York University

Sheila Kennedy
Principal, Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Ltd.

Axel Kilian
Assistant Professor, Princeton School of Architecture

Sean Lally
Founder, WEATHERS; Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago

Linda Loudermilk
Founder, Linda Loudermilk and luxury eco™

Jeffrey Mackie-Mason
Dean, School of Information, University of Michigan

Liat Margolis
Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto

Vernon Mays
Senior writer, Gensler; Editor-at-large, Architect Magazine

Heather Roberge
Director, Undergraduate Program of Architectural Studies, Assistant Professor, Architecture and Urban Design, University of California, Los Angeles; Principal, Murmur

Ashley Schafer
Associate Professor, Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University; Editor and Co-founder, Praxis

Craig Scott
Principal, Iwamotoscott Architecture; Associate Professor of Architecture, California College of the Arts

Eric Sheppard
Professor of Geography, University of Minnesota

Bruce Sterling
American Science Fiction Author; Professor of Internet Studies and Science Fiction at the European Graduate School

Amos Winter
Director, MIT Mobility Lab

University of Michigan – Future of Technology

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