Educators Symposium

Registration Categories

Location & Hours

FP Full Conference Platinum
F Full Conference
S Select Conference
South Hall G
  • Sunday 9 August, 10:45 am - 5:35 pm
  • Monday, 10 August, 9 - 10:30 am and 3:45 - 5:35 pm
  • Tuesday, 11 August, 9 am - 5:15 pm
  • Wednesday, 12 August, 9 am - 5:15 pm
  • Thursday, 13 August, 9am - 5:15 pm

New for SIGGRAPH 2015: The Educators Symposium provides opportunities for educators to share high-quality pedagogical content, critical thinking, and research that push boundaries and expand knowledge within the CG discipline.

Educators Morning Meet & Greet

Room 506
Monday, 10 August, 8 - 8:45 am
Tuesday, 11 August, 8 - 8:45 am

Opening Remarks

Sunday, 09 August 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 506

Michael Gayk, Education Liaison
State University of New York at New Paltz

Keynote Session: Post-Media Education: Criticality, Making, and Openness

Sunday, 09 August 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 506

As media theorists mark the arrival of a post-media era, educators need to consider the opportunities presented by antecedents in critical media education, maker movements, and open source culture.

Aaron Knochel
Pennsylvania State University

Extending Fashion Design Education Through Technology, Collaboration and Interdisciplinary Research

Sunday, 09 August 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 506

Digital design and digital fabrication extend traditional fashion design education and allow for interdisciplinary discourse and collaborative research to emerge.

Margarita Benitez
Kent State University

Hacking Diabetes

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 506

Developing creative patient-driven approaches to Type 1 diabetes management using food, electronics, fashion, and information.

Chris Reilly
Eastern Michigan University

The Pedagogical Implications of Distributed Authorship

Sunday, 09 August 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 506

When Alison King proposed a shift in the role of the teacher from “sage on the stage to guide on the side”, the internet was still in its infancy. In the 20-odd years since King’s paper, technology has completely changed how we share information.

Taylor Hokanson
Columbia College

Odd Fellows Union: Craft, Technology and Conceptualism

Sunday, 09 August 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 506

In this presentation, Matthew Hebert presents his interactive sculptural objects within the contexts of craft, technology, and conceptualism.

Matthew Hebert
San Diego State University

Stratasys Ltd. Presentation

Sunday, 09 August 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 506