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Motion + Media Research Symposium

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On Friday, April 15 from 10 am –3 pm (coffee, registration 9:30-10 am) the Motion + Media Lab (MMAD Lab) will host a research symposium.

This event is open to students, faculty, and the public by RSVP / advance registration. Lunch included for early registrants.

This one day symposium brings together artists, scientists and researchers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to share their creative work with emerging media. Sponsored by UMD Motion + Media Across Disciplines Lab. Featuring keynote by Dave Beck “The Convergence of History & Environment through Games & Animation” and Elizabeth LaPensée, Indigenous Game Designer, Research for Indigenous Community Health Center. Research topics to include: motion capture, virtual reality, interactive environments, and video production.

To reserve a spot... Register for the Motion + Media Research Symposium here:



General Schedule for Friday April 15

  • 9:30: Coffee, welcome, registration in VenDen
  • 10am : MMAD Lab / 25A Bohannon Hall / Motion + Media Across Disciplines Lab Presentations
  • 11am : Keynote in 90 Bohannon Hall / Dave Beck (UW-Stout) “The Convergence of History & Environment through Games & Animation”
  • Noon : Lunch + Networking
  • 1pm : Elizabeth LaPensee Presentation on Indigenous Games, Speed Research, Brainstorm session
  • 2pm : Hands-on project demos, interactive experiences (MMAD Lab and Viz Lab)

Please join us for a one day gathering of interdisciplinary researchers... Presentations, speed research, networking, and project demos. 

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April 2016.
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