IxDA Limerick

Invited talk on Sustainable Interaction Design: Prof.Mike Phillips

March 2, 2011 7:00 PM.
Venue: Absolute Hotel, Limerick

As part of a series of events dedicated to Sustainable Interaction Design, the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) Limerick local chapter is hosting a talk by Professor Mike Philips, Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts, University of Plymouth.

The talk will take place next Wednesday, March 2nd, at 7.00 pm in the Absolute Hotel, Limerick.

Bio:
Mike Phillips is director of i-DAT, a Principal Supervisor for the Planetary Collegium and a supervisor of the Transtechnology Research Groups. His research focuses on digital architecture and transmedia publishing. His research and other work can be found on the i-DAT web site at: www.i-dat.org. i-DAT is a Research Group that examines creation innovation across the fields of Art, Science and Technology, facilitating regional, national and international collaborations and cultural projects.

His talk is titled: “Through a Glass, Darkly.”
In this talk, he will discuss a number of technologies and creative strategies developed by i-DAT and its collaborators. Collectively described as ‘Operating Systems’, these digital tools explore how data generated by a building and its inhabitants can influence human behaviour by providing a greater environmental awareness of our biological, ecological and social activities.

This series of events on Sustainable Interaction Design is supported by a Seed Fund grant offered by the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (http://www.unesco.org/en/esd/) through the Centre for Teaching and Learning in UL(www.ul.ie/ctl).
We’re meeting in the bar at 7.00 p.m; the talk will begin at 7.30 p.m.

To find out more about IxDA see www.ixda.org.
For more information on IxDA Limerick see: http://www.meetup.com/IxDA-Limerick/ or contact Marc at: marc.mcloughlin@ul.ie or Gabriela at: Gabriela.Avram@ul.ie

This event is free and all are welcome.

Update: 15 attended.

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