Schedule

Thursday April 10, 2014
All events will take place in the Hermann Hall Ballroom, unless otherwise specified.

8:30 am Registration & coffee
9:15 am Christena Nippert-Eng, Benjamin Franklin Project @ IIT and M. Ellen Mitchell, IIT – Welcoming remarks
9:30 –
10:20 am
Michael Schrage, Sloan School of Management, MIT – Creative Deconstruction: A Brief History of (Re)Defining Innovation
1st question: Pamela Edwards, Director of Academic Programs, Jack Miller Center
10:30 – 11:20 am Paul Starr, Princeton University – Innovation and Democracy in Post-Industrial America
1st question: Gary Fine, John Evans Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University
11:30 –
12:20 pm
Mordechai Feingold, California Institute of Technology – Isaac Newton: A Wellspring of Enlightenment Creativity
1st question: R. Russell Betts, Dean of the College of Science, Professor of Physics, IIT
12:30 –
1:20 pm
Lunch (Armor Dining Room) & poster session (Gallery Lounge) – coffee available all afternoon
1:45 – 3:15pm Conceptualizing Innovation (The Crown Room)
Discussant: Jeremy Alexis, IIT Institute of Design• 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, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Validating the Invisible: Examining the Comprehensive Integration of Ideation in Code-Based Design Processes
• Lee Vinsel, Stevens Institute of Technology – How to Give up the I-Word: Academics and the History of a ConceptThe Art of Working the Boundaries (The Field Room)
Discussant: Benjamin Lynerd, IIT• Mike Ananny, USC – Innovating Prison Press Freedom
• Brad Dunn, Insitum – Is Creativity Enough for Organizational Change?
• Noah McClain, IIT – Repurposing Rules and Tools: Institutional-Material Resources and Creativity Bricolage in a U.S. Prison System

Creative Networks (The Armor Conference Room)
Discussant: Kim Erwin, IIT Institute of Design

• 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, IU- Bloomington – Soft Infrastructures of Creativity: Processes and Formats

3:15 –
4:30 pm
Break
4:30 –
5:50 pm
Invited Panel: Curating Innovation
• Kurt Haunfelner, Museum of Science and Industry
• Lindsey Thieman, International Museum of Surgical Science
• Sarah Cole, Adler Planetarium
• Adrianne Noe, National Museum of Health and Medicine
1st question: Harvey Molotch, Professor of Sociology and Metropolitan Studies, New York University
6:00 –
6:50 pm
Dinner (Armor Dining Room)
7:00 –
8:00 pm
Peter Onuf, University of Virginia – Thomas Jefferson’s Progressive Vision: Enlightenment, Improvement, and Innovation (Auditorium)
1st question: Laura Beth Nielsen, Associate Professor and Director of Legal Studies and the Alexander Hamilton Project, Northwestern University
8:00 –
9:00 pm
Reception (Gallery Lounge)

Friday April 11, 2014

8:30 am Registration & coffee
9:15 –
9:45 am
R. Russell Betts, Illinois Institute of Technology – Science: The Raw Fuel of Innovation?
1st question: Matthew Shapiro, IIT
9:45 –
10:35 am
Fred Block, University of California-Davis – Doing 21st Century Innovation with the Paradigm of 18th Century Political Economy
1st question: Matthew Shapiro, IIT
10:45 – 12:15 pm Tipping Points: Ingenuity in Research, Development, and Standards (The Crown Room)
Discussant: Svetozar Minkovj, Roosevelt University• Ari Belenkiy, Simon Fraser University – Norms of Coining at the Royal Mint, and Newton’s Revolution
• Matthew Shapiro, IIT – International Collaboration and Green Technology Generation: Assessing the East Asian Environmental Regime
• Ann Smart Martin,  University of Wisconsin-Madison – “Call the Lamps”: Eighteenth-Century Design, Creativity, and TechnologyOn Theory, Criticism & Artistic Creativity (The Field Room)
Discussant: Nora Wili, University of Illinois at Chicago

• Gary Fine, Northwestern – Talking for the Object: Training MFA Artists as Theorists of Practice
• Stephan Gutzeit, 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 (The Armor Conference Room)
Discussant: Daniel Doneson, MIT

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

12:15 –
1:00 pm
Lunch (Armor Dining Room) – coffee available all afternoon
1:00 –
1:50 pm
Adrian Johns, University of Chicago – A Historical View of Intellectual Property and Piracy
1st question: Hal Krent, Dean and Professor of Law, IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law
2:00 –
2:50 pm
Lori Andrews, Chicago-Kent College of Law – Is Intellectual Property Law At Odds with Creativity and the Public Good?
1st question: John Zumbrunnen, Professor of Political Science and Director, American Democracy Forum, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:00 –
4:30 pm
Innovation and the Problem of Collective Action (The Crown Room)
Discussant: David Work, IIT School of Architecture• 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, IIT – Institutional Collective Action and Economic Development – A Solvable Problem of the Commons
• James Maciukenas, IIT – Kickstarting the Pursuit of Innovation

Innovation at the Frontiers of Medical Knowledge (The Field Room)
Discussant: Michelle Schwarze, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

The Social  Dimension of Innovation (The Armor Conference Room)
Discussant: John Zumbrunnen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

• 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, Northwestern University – Does Emulation Have an Institutional Basis? An Enlightenment Debate

4:45 –
6:00 pm
Invited Panel: Education for Innovation
• Laura Hosman, Illinois Institute of Technology
• John Zumbrunnen, University of Wisconsin–Madison
• Jamie Allen, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design
• Jennifer Phillips, Google
1st question: Christopher White, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Physics, IIT
6:00 –
6:50 pm
Dinner (Armor Dining Room)
7:00 –
8:00 pm
Genevieve Bell, Intel – Ducks, Dolls & Robots: a Cartography of Magical Thinking (Auditorium)
1st question: Michael Schrage, Research Fellow at MIT Sloan School’s Center for Digital Business
8:00 –
9:00 pm
Reception (Gallery Lounge)