IPaT Spring Town Hall

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3:30 - 3:40 pm - Opening remarks and updates

Beth Mynatt, Executive Director, Institute for People and Technology


3:40 - 3:50 pm - IRIs 2.0

Chris Jones, Associate Vice President for Research, Georgia Institute of Technology


3:50 - 5:00 pm - Panel Discussions

Discuss IPaT strategic research priorities for Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation, Lifelong Health and Wellbeing, Platforms and Services for Socio-Technical Systems, and Human Technology Frontier as three panel discussions:


Empowering and Activating Our Students


Kamau Bobb, Senior Director, Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech



Russ Clark,  Co-Director, Georgia Tech Research Network Operations Center

Jennifer Hirsch, Director, Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain


Closing the Loop for Socio-Technical Impact


Leigh McCook, Deputy Director, Institute for People and Technology



Paul Baker, Senior Director of Research and Strategic Innovation at the Center for Advanced Communications Policy

Jennifer Clark, Associate Director for Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation at Georgia Tech

Brad Fain, Director, Georgia Tech HomeLab

Maribeth Gandy, Director, Interactive Media Technology Center


Reaching for the Brass Ring


Beth Mynatt, Executive Director, Institute for People and Technology



Carl DiSalvo, Associate Professor, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

Craig Zimring, Director, SimTigrate Design Lab


5:00 - 5:30 pm - Reception

Event Details


  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Institute for People and Technology, 75 5th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

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