Concurrent paper panels

Thursday’s concurrent paper panels:

Conceptualizing Innovation
• Sam Franklin, Brown University – Creating “Creativity”: Scientists, Consultants, and the Search for the Human Ingredient in Innovation
• David Le Poire, Argonne National Laboratory – A Comparison of 18th- and 21st-Century Challenges of Reinterpretation
• Brad Tober, Graphic Design, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Validating the Invisible: Examining the Comprehensive Integration of Ideation in Code-Based Design Processes
• Lee Vinsel, History, Stevens Institute of Technology – How to Give up the I-Word: Academics and the History of a Concept

The Art of Working the Boundaries
• Mike Ananny, Journalism, USC – Innovating Prison Press Freedom
• Brad Dunn, Insitum – Is Creativity Enough for Organizational Change?
• Noah McClain, Sociology, IIT – Repurposing Rules and Tools: Institutional-Material Resources and Creativity Bricolage in a U.S. Prison System

Creative Networks
• Laura Forlano, IIT Institute of Design – Across Cultures, Industries and Organizational Boundaries: Case Studies of Shared Machine Shops
• Airi Lampinen, Helsinki Institute for Information – Networked Privacy in the Age of Social Network Services as Social Infrastructures
Harmeet Sawhney, Telecommunications, IU- Bloomington – Soft Infrastructures of Creativity: Processes and Formats

Friday’s concurrent paper panels (10:45 – 12:15 pm):

Tipping Points: Ingenuity in Research, Development, and Standards
• Ari Belenkiy, Statistics, Simon Fraser University – Norms of Coining the Royal Mint, and Newton’s Revolution
• Matthew Shapiro, Political Science, IIT – International Collaboration and Green Technology Generation: Assessing the East Asian Environmental Regime
• Ann Smart Martin, Art History, UW-Madison – “Call the Lamps”: Eighteenth-Century Design, Creativity, and Technology

On Theory, Criticism, and Artistic Creativity
Gary Fine, Sociology, Northwestern – Talking for the Object: Training MFA Artists as Theorists of Practice
• Stephan Gutzeit, Management Research, University of Oxford – The Bauhaus and the Art of Innovation
• Harvey Molotch, New York University – Art as the Essential Element of Innovation

Contexts of Creativity
• Niberca Polo, The New School – Creative Insight by Dint of Synchronized Atmospheres
• Ullica Segerstrale, Sociology, Illinois Institute of Technology – Creativity and Its Challenges: The Case of the “20th-Century Darwin”
• Harold Stone, History, Shimer College – The Role of the First Learned Journals in the Republic of Letters

Friday’s concurrent paper panels (3:00 – 4:30 pm):

Innovation and the Problem of Collective Action
• Knowl Baek, Masha Safina, & Beth Schwindt, IIT Institute of Design – Using Value Webs and Activity Systems to Innovate Early Childhood Education in Detroit
• Daniel Bliss, Political Science, IIT – Institutional Collective Action and Economic Development – A Solvable Problem of the Commons
• James Maciukenas, Communications, IIT – Kickstarting the Pursuit of Innovation

Innovation at the Frontiers of Medical Knowledge
• Erin Dolgoy, Political Theory, Rhodes College – The Prolongation of Life for the Relief of Man’s Estate
• Robert Graboyes, Economics, George Mason University – American Health Care: Closing of the Frontier
• Ben Merriman, Sociology, University of Chicago – Unmaking the Anticommons: Copyright for Donor Protection and Scientific Openness in Human Genetic Research

The Social  Dimension of Innovation
• Jason Lajoie, University of Ottawa – Communing with the Web: The Effect of Digital Archaeology on the Value of the Web
• Susan Liepert, IIT Institute of Design – Innovation and the Power of Stories: How Narrative Shaped the Acceptance of Smallpox Inoculation in America
• Blake Smith, History, Northwestern University – Does Emulation Have an Institutional Basis? An Enlightenment Debate

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