Morning Keynote: Exploring design in a sustainable food system

Bonnie Nardi is a faculty member in the Department of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. In 2014, she was awarded an honorary doctorate, “Doctor Honoris Causa,” from the University of Umeå in Sweden, for which I am very grateful. She was elected to the CHI Academy in 2013. I co-edit, with Kirsten Foot and Victor Kaptelinin, the MIT Press Acting with Technology Series which has many award-winning titles. She is a founding member of the ICS Center for Research on Sustainability, Collapse-preparedness and Information Technology at UC Irvine.

 

Afternoon Keynote: HCI for a sustainable food system

Yvonne Rogers is the director of the Interaction Centre at University College London and a professor of Interaction Design. Former positions include professor at the Open University, Indiana University and Sussex University; she has also been a visiting professor at University Cape Town, University of Melbourne, Queensland University of Technology, Stanford University, Apple and UCSD. She is internationally renowned for her work in human-computer interaction, interaction design and ubiquitous computing. She was awarded a prestigious EPSRC dream fellowship to rethink the relationship between ageing, computing and creativity. She is passionate about designing computers that are engaging, exciting and even provocative. She has published over 200 articles, and is a co-author of the definitive textbook on Interaction Design that has sold over 150,000 copies worldwide and been translated into 6 languages.