9:00-9:05amConference Chair Opening Remarks
9:05-9:45amMaking Ethnography Work with People Who Don’t Give a Monkey About Ethnographic Research
Speaker: Siamack Salari
9:45-11:00amMorning Session: What’s Important Now – Part 1: Making Sense of the Modern World

Using Personal Narratives to Illuminate and Deconstruct Cultural Biases
Speakers: Lisa Lipkin and Roben Allong

How Digital Stories Impact Storytelling; What it Means for MR
Speaker: Anton Kozka and Selma Lorang

Sensemaking: How People Navigate Complex and Evolving Consumer Landscapes
Speakers: Susan Bell and Suzanne Burdon
11:30-12:45pmLate Morning Session: What’s Important Now – Part 2: A Universe of Tech

Embrace the Electrode! How Biometrics Can Enable Qual Researchers to Uncover Richer, More Insightful Findings
Speaker: Tom Rich

Combining Artificial Intelligence and Human Intelligence for the Win
Speaker: Mike Kuehne

Table Topics: TBD
2:00-3:15pmAfternoon Session 1: Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow

When the Music Changes so Does the Dance
Speaker: Samantha Loggenberg

The Future of MR Mind Map
Speaker: Brian Loeb
3:30-4:30pmClosing Presentation

Lifting the Voice of Qualitative
Speaker: Edward Appleton