The 2013 MISC mini-retreat, which will take place Wednesday, May 15 from 12-5 in North Quad 3100 (aka the Ehrlicher Room). This event is open to everyone who has an interest related to the broad areas of "Interactive and Social Computing," so please come.
12:00-1:00 Lunch, Opening Remarks, & Keynote
State of MISC: Mark Newman
Keynote Speaker: Malcolm McCullough
1:00-1:40 Poster/Demo/Expo session
Posters and other forms of exposition on current MISC activities, aimed to ground the afternoon's conversations.
1:40-2:00 Unconference Planning: Joint Project Brainstorming
From 2:00-4:00, we will have an unconference-style set of break-out discussion sessions to explore interdisciplinary joint projects that MISC ought to pursue in the coming years. We will follow a modified version of the Open Space Technology format, which starts with a brief participatory planning session.
2:00-2:40 Unconference Session #1
2:40-3:00 Report-out from Session #1
Also, coffee and snacks will arrive around this time, to be consumed in parallel.
3:00-3:40 Unconference Session #2
3:40-4:00 Report-out from Session #2
4:00-5:00 Panel discussion
Grand Challenges in Interactive and Social Computing
Moderator: Mark Newman
Panelists: Nicole Ellison, Pedja Klasnja, Heidi Kumao, Chris Quintana