Wednesday, September 21 • 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Wednesday, September 21 • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
What can shampoo, video game controllers, and that box of old clothes in your garage teach us about increasing our reach and impact? Back by popular demand, Amy Morrisey and Diane Elkins, the dynamic duo from Artisan E-Learning, share case studies from Procter & Gamble, Goodwill, and Microsoft. These companies lead their industries in innovative designs that push the envelope on equity and inclusion. Is our industry keeping up? Or falling behind? Amy and Diane will be joined by P&G's Shane Mays, the packaging designer responsible for taking a shampoo bottle to the next level.
Thursday, September 22 • 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Learn about the unique process employed to develop 1000 Cut Journey, an immersive VR experience that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018, and was co-created by Courtney Cogburn, co-director of Columbia University’s Justice Equity + Technology Lab. This VR experience places the user into the “virtual shoes” of Michael Sterling, a Black male, who is experiencing racism as a child, adolescent, and adult. Explore the effects of this VR experience on racial empathy and engagement, and learn how this tool can be applied by organizations to support anti-racist and anti-oppressive diversity and equity initiatives.
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