Conference Videos & Agenda

March 26 – 27, 2015

  • Thursday, March 26, 8 am to 5 pm (registration 8 am-9 am)
  • Friday, March 27, 9 am to 12 pm

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DAY 1, THURSDAY MARCH 26

8:00-9:00 am Registration Continental breakfast provided
9:00-9:10 am Welcome Shawna J. Lee, Assistant Professor of School of Social Work, University of Michigan
9:10-10:00 am Positive Tech
Theory of Using Technology to Enhance Wellbeing
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Scott Campbell, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, University of Michigan
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Sara Konrath, Assistant Professor at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University Presentation Slides
10:00-10:50 am State of the Field
How Technology is
Being Used to Enhance
Wellbeing
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Steve Ondersma, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University

Cheryl King, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Director of Mary A. Rackham Institute, University of Michigan
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10:50-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am-11:45 am Digital Discovery
Process and Intro to
Working Lunch
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Drew Bennett, Senior Licensing Specialist, Software, Mobile and Digital Technologies, University of Michigan Tech Transfer
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11:45-1:15 pm Working Lunch
(Box lunch provided)

Small Group with
Tech Developers and
Researchers
What are the “wicked problems” in your area of research?

How can tech tools be used to address those problems?
1:15-2:45 pm Technology Panel:
The Discovery
Process, Use Case and
Contextualization
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Angela Kujava, Director of Innovation, Logic Solutions, an Ann Arbor based mobile app development company
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Keith Bourne, Senior Mobile Strategist, Arbormoon Software, an Ann Arbor based mobile app development and strategy company
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Lawrence An, Director, Center for Health Communication Research, University of Michigan
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Fred Dillon, Director of Product Development, HopeLab
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2:45-3:00 pm
 Coffee Break  
3:00-4:30 pm Wicked Problems
Breakout Session #1
Small Groups by Research Topic Area
Researchers and tech company representatives will work together in small groups to design a mobile intervention that addresses a “wicked problem”
4:30 - 5:00 pm Day 1 Concluding Remarks


DAY 2, FRIDAY MARCH 27

9:00-9:10 am Welcome Back!
(Coffee and Pastries Provided)
Joe Himle, Associate Professor of Social Work and Psychiatry, Director of Vivian A. and James L. Curtis School of Social Work Research and Training Center, University of Michigan
9:10-10:00 am Technology Tools
Panel of Technology
Developers: Innovative
Tech Tools and Their
Application
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Jasprit Singh, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
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Paresh Patel, CEO of Survey Signal
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Tim Steenbergh, LifeData
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10:00-11:30 am Wicked Problems
Breakout Session #2
Small Groups by Research Topic Area
Researchers and tech company representatives will continue to work together in small groups to design a mobile intervention that addresses a “wicked problem”
11:30-12:30 pm Wicked Problems
Presentations and
Awards and Lunch
(Box lunch provided)
Regroup for presentation of “wicked problem” solution
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Present awards to winning teams
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12:30-1:00 pm Concluding Address
University of Michigan’s
Plan for Sustaining and Disseminating Technological Innovations
Drew Bennett, Senior Licensing Specialist, Software, Mobile and Digital Technologies, University of Michigan
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