Synergetics Collaborative (SNEC) presents its
Fifth Symposium in collaboration with The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab at
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, 14-15 Nov 2009

Symposium on Design Science: Nature's Problem Solving Method

Please register to attend the Symposium

Note: Schedule subject to change

All presentations will be in the Chace Center, 20 N. Main St, Providence, RI 02906
The Art Show and Reception will be in the Waterman Gallery in the Waterman Building, 11 Waterman Street

12 Nov 2009
Thu 6 PM - 9 PM
Thursday, 12 Nov 2009
Design Science Art Exhibit
Waterman Gallery
Nature Lab RM 11
13 Nov 2009
Fri 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Friday, 13 Nov 2009
Reception
Waterman Gallery
Nature Lab RM 11 & 12
14 Nov 2009
Sat 8 AM - 9 AM
Saturday, 14 Nov 2009
Registration
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
Sat 9 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome, Introductory Remarks
CJ Fearnley, John Belt, Karen Idoine
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
Sat 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Design Science: Guided Explorations of Nature's Structures
Joe Clinton, Carl Fasano, Tom Miller, George Mokray
Chace Center,
Design Studios 504 & 506
Sat 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break  
Sat 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Universal Design Spiral (Keynote Presentation)
Dr. Michael Ben-Eli
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
Sat 12:00 PM - 1:50 PM Lunch; Artists are invited to be available to discuss their pieces in the Waterman Gallery  
Sat 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM Design Science: Guided Explorations of Nature's Structures (continued)
Joe Clinton, Carl Fasano, Tom Miller, George Mokray
Chace Center,
Design Studios 504 & 506
Sat 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM Break  
Sat 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Design Science: Guided Explorations of Nature's Structures: Wrap Up
Joe Clinton, Carl Fasano, Tom Miller, George Mokray; moderated by Amy Leidtke
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
Sat 5:30 PM - 8 PM Dinner (On Your Own); Artists are invited to be available to discuss their pieces in the Waterman Gallery  
Sat 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Design Science of Playmaking (Keynote Presentation)
D. W. Jacobs
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
15 Nov 2007
Sun 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Sunday, 15 Nov 2007
Registration
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
Sun 8:00 AM - 9:50 AM Smart Cities: The MIT Team That Won the 2009 BFI Challenge
MIT Team
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
Sun 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM "Show and Tell" of Participants
Moderated by CJ Fearnley and Joe Clinton
Chace Center,
Studio I
Sun 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch (on your own); Artists are invited to be available to discuss their pieces in the Waterman Gallery  
Sun 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Design Science Evolving Sustainability via Worldgaming (Keynote Presentation)
Zann Gill
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium
Sun 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Break  
Sun 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion
Moderated by Peter Dean
Chace Center,
Metcalf Auditorium

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