Lecture: Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation: CS | November 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall
About Jacobs Design Conversations:
Each semester, the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation invites leading designers and makers to Berkeley to speak as part of the Jacobs Design Conversations series. Connecting diverse perspectives under one roof, Jacobs Design Conversations are spaces for dialogue on a broad spectrum of innovations and ideas.
As part of this series, Elizabeth Churchill will share her insights with Berkeley's design innovation community on Friday, November 16. The talk will take place at Jacobs Hall, the Jacobs Institute's hub for hands-on learning and making.
About Elizabeth Churchill:
Currently a Director of User Experience at Google, Dr. Elizabeth Churchill is an applied social scientist working in the area of human computer interaction and user experience. Her current focus is on effective designer and developer tooling.
Prior to taking up her current position at Google, Churchill has built HCI research teams in a number of well-known companies, including eBay, Yahoo!, PARC and FXPAL Fuji Xeroxs Research lab. Churchill has more than 50 patents granted or pending, seven academic books, and over 100 publications in theoretical and applied psychology, cognitive science, human-computer interaction, mobile and ubiquitous computing, and computer mediated communication and social media. In 2016, she received the Citris-Banatao Institute Athena Award for Executive Leadership. She received her PhD in Cognitive Science from the University of Cambridge, and both her BSc. and MSc. (in Experimental Psychology and in Knowledge Based Systems respectively) from the University of Sussex in the UK. In July 2018 she received an honorary Doctor of Science from the the University of Sussex for her continued contributions to the sciences underlying creative technologies. Churchill is the current Executive Vice President of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Registration and day-of attendance:
This lecture-style talk is free and open to the public. While all day-of attendance and seating is first-come, first-served, if you register by Wednesday, November 14, you'll have first priority for lunch on us (we'll buy food based on registrations, so please be considerate). Registration will open one month before the talk at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jacobs-design-conversations-elizabeth-churchill-tickets-49872568194
If you miss advance registration, don't worry: day-of guests are more than welcome!