CONF Sep 14, 2001

MCN/CIMI Joint Conference, October 2001, Cincinnati, Ohio

Robin Dowden

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"Real Life: Virtual Experiences - New Connections for Museum Visitors"
Museum Computer Network/CIMI Joint Conference
October 24-27, 2001; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

! Please note: Early Registration Deadline is Sept 15:

MCN/CIMI Joint Conference Explores Key Applications that Shape Museum
Visitors' Experience

MCN and CIMI are pleased to announce the opening and closing plenary

Genevieve Bell

Genevieve Bell, is a design ethnographer within the Intel Architecture Labs
at Intel in Hillsboro, Oregon. Her group, Peoples and Practices Research, is
responsible for finding new users and new uses for technology using social
science research methods. Genevieve has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in
households across Western Europe, China and the United States. She is
interested in the intersections of emerging technologies and social practice
as they occur within domestic and public spaces. Prior to joining Intel in
August of 1998, Genevieve taught anthropology and Native American studies at
Stanford University. She has conducted fieldwork with indigenous peoples in
the US and Australia. Genevieve holds a PhD in cultural anthropology from
Stanford University and a combined AB/MA from Bryn Mawr College in

Lise Anne Couture

Lise Anne Couture, is an architect and principle of Asymptote Architecture,
New York, New York. Asymptote's work ranges from experimental installations
and computer generated environments to building design and urban planning.
Most recently, Asymptote participated in the exhibit, 01.01.01: Art in
Technological Times, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and designed
a large scale computer generated environment for the New York Stock
Exchange. Future projects include the design and implementation of the
Guggenheim Virtual Museum, a fully interactive multi-dimensional digital
architecture accessible as both actual building and through the Internet.

Second generation hand-held devices...immersive environments....wearable multimedia...user-centered design.
Robin Dowden and Angela Spinazze, Conference Co-chairs

Robin Dowden
Director, Integrated Information Resources
Walker Art Center
612-375-7541 voice
612-375-7575 fax

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