Upcoming events

True Biomimetics

Adam Clare
Professor, Manufacturing Engineering UBC | Research Chair, Rolls-Royce/Royal Academy of Engineering University of Nottingham | Founder, Director, and Scientific Advisor, Texture Jet Ltd., and Scintam Engineering Ltd.

Join us on October 11th as Dr. Adam T Clare explores "True Biomimetics".

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Non-Contact Monitoring of Respiratory Rate for Infants in the NICU using Depth and RGB Cameras

Paul Addison and Soodeh Ahani
Paul Addison, PhD, Chief Scientist Medtronic Patient Monitoring, Technical Lead Algorithm and AI Group, Professor of Fluids Engineering | Soodeh Ahani, PhD, Research Associate, UBC

Join us on November 8th as Dr. Paul Addison and Dr. Soodeh Ahani explore "Non-Contact Monitoring of Respiratory Rate for Infants in the NICU using Depth and RGB Cameras".

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Save the Date: DFP Monthly Seminar Series December 13 2023 - Speaker TBD!

Save the date for December 13 2023 as the DFP Monthly Seminar Series presents a thought-provoking presentation. Speaker TBD!

Past Events

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The Theory of Orchid and Dandelion Offers a New Subtyping Framework for Cognitive Aging

Sylvain Moreno
Associate Professor, School of Interactive Arts and Technology SFU | Special Advisor to the Vice-President Research and International | C.E.O and Scientific Director, AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: Circle Innovation

Join us on September 13th as Dr. Sylvain Moreno explores "The Theory of Orchid and Dandelion Offers a New Subtyping Framework for Cognitive Aging."

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DFP Design Showcase

DFP’s 6th Annual CREATE Design Showcase is back in person!

(Some) Bodies in Interaction - A Critical Look at which Bodies HCI Considers

Katta Spiel
FWF Hertha-Firnberg Scholar & Adjunct Lecturer
HCI Group of TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) and University of Vienna

Designing for Impact: Empowering Young Moms in Chicagoland

Michael Fergusson, Founder & CEO
with Rabia Ahmed, Director of Product Design
Ayogo Health Inc

Innovations in Social Gaming

Regan Mandryk
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair
University of Saskatchewan

Teamwork with Robots

Malte Jung
Assistant Professor, Information Science
Cornell University

The ‘Living Lab at Home (LLAH)’: Taking developmental and behavioral research into the community

Tim Oberlander, MD, FRCPC Professor, Dept Pediatrics and School of Population & Public Health
with Katelynn Boerner, PhD RPsych Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics and Unma Desai, Masters in Computer Science

Challenges in Creating Responsible and Human-Centered AI

Saleema Amershi
Senior Principal Research Manager
Microsoft Research

Tuning, Technology & the future of work: how to align our designs with the INbodied in mind

m.c. schraefel
Professor, Computer Science and Human Performance
University of Southampton, UK

AI-driven Personalized Support to Learning Beyond Problem Solving

Cristina Conati
Professor, Computer Science
University of British Columbia