Ron Wakkary is full professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University in Canada where he is the founder of the Everyday Design Studio (eds.siat.sfu.ca). In addition, he is full professor in Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology in the Future Everyday cluster.
Wakkary is interested in design-oriented human-computer interaction (HCI) and the philosophies of technologies through design. Wakkary’s research investigates the changing nature of interaction design and HCI in response to new understandings of human-technology relations.
Ron is currently a member of the Tangible Embedded/Embodied Interaction (TEI) and Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) steering committees. He is also a member of various editorial boards including International Journal of Design (IJD). He was co-Editor-in-Chief of ACM interactions from 2010 to 2016.
IAAC Lecture Series 2019/20
18th of February 2020
Simon Fraser University / TU Eindhoven
Things We Could Design in More-than Human-centred Worlds
@ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public
Since 2000, IAAC runs an international IAAC Lecture Series in which architects and experts from a variety of different disciplines present their work at IAAC. The lectures are open to the public, consisting of a high-quality cultural activity open to the city of Barcelona. Unless otherwise indicated, all the events of the Series are free with a mandatory Eventbrite registration.