SIATfest

What is SIATfest?

SIATfest is a school-wide event that takes place in weeks 13 and 14 of the term. Our pilot offering will take place in Fall 2017. Using a film festival model, participating upper level SIAT courses will invite  students, faculty and guests into their classrooms.  During SIATfest, students and guests will be given a festival pass with a list of end of term events (dates, locations and rooms will be found on this webpage). At each event, students / guests will receive a stamp on their passes, once you have three stamps you may drop your pass at SIAT Advising to be entered into a prize draw! SIATFest is a way for us to celebrate and learn about our community.  

 

SIATfest Theme

Each SIATfest will be infused with a theme--a general topic for reflection--one that spans all SIAT classrooms, teaching spaces, and faculty events. This year’s theme will will be "Considering Different Points of View: A Reflection on How SIAT Approaches Making."

 

How to participate?

SIATfest passess will be handed out in classes during weeks 12 and 13 of the semester or may be picked up at the front desk of the SIAT office area. You do not need a pass to attend an event. Observers are not expected to attend the entire critique or presentation time, we know everyone is busy!

Get three stamps and you can drop it off at SIAT Advising to enter a draw for exciting prizes such as a $50 visa gift card (two being given away) or SIAT gear such as a toque, camping mug, t-shirt, canvas bag, charging stick, and more.  And yes, you can get a stamp at our own SIATfest event, so you only need two more.

 

All passes must be dropped off by Dec 15th 2017 at 4PM to be entered into the draw.

Didn't pick up a pass? You may print your own! Just download the attached .pdf file and print. Print doesn't need to be in colour, only the second page is needed for stamping or signing at events.

SIATfest Pass

 

How to spread the word:

Post images and comments on social media using the hashtag #SIATfest. Share our work with the world! Consider commenting on this year's theme!

 

Event Overview

Nov 28th

2:30PM - 4:30PM

IAT 359: Mobile Computing

(Helmine Serban)

SUR2750

Drop In

Nov 29th

10:30AM - 1:20PM

IAT 320: Body Interface

(Philippe Pasquier)

Mail Room SUR1425 AND SUR3815

Drop In

Nov 30th

10:30AM - 12:20PM

 

IAT 455: Computational Media

(Helmine Serban)

SUR2750

Drop In

Nov 30th

1:30PM -
5:20PM

 

IAT 481: Business of Design

(Rob Woodbury)

Unit 190B (Access by Central City Brewing Pub)

Drop In

Dec 1st

12:30PM - 1:50PM

IAT 339: Web Design & Development

(Andrew Hawryshkewich)

SUR2750

Drop In

Dec 4th

11:00AM - 3:00PM

IAT 336: Materials in Design

(Ken Zupan)

Galleria 3 Hot Tub area
(near Solid Space)

Coffee Event

Dec 6th

6:00PM - 9:20PM

IAT 344: Moving Images

(Kate Hennessy & Susan Clements-Vivian)

Roundhouse Community Center

181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

Reception

Event (food served)

Dec 7th

12:30PM - 2:20PM

IAT 333: Interface Design & IAT 431: Speculative Design

(Paul Brokenshire)

Mezzanine

Drop In

Dec 13th

10:30AM - 2:00PM

IAT 312: Intro to Game Design

(Bernhard Riecke)

Mezzanine

Drop In

 

Event Description

 

IAT 320: The five teams will showcase interactive systems that teach kids the basics of music conducting, raise awareness of anxiety, help blind people to sense their surroundings, denounce animal cruelty, or praise the virtue of the rain. 

 

IAT 339: On Friday, Dec 1st from 12:30-1:50pm, the students of Web Design & Development (IAT-339) invite you to join in our final crits in which we will be reviewing our portfolio submissions in a 'speed-dating' critique session. There will be free hot chocolate offered to attendees, and the event will give you a quick taste of what you may do in 339.

 

IAT 359: The IAT359 Mobile Computing showcase will feature the course projects for this course. The students have been designing Android mobile apps that explore the capabilities of mobile devices as always present and connected, programmable computing devices that allow a rich set of interactions and access to sensing capabilities to support user experience. Each student will have a demo of their app on a physical device.

 

IAT 455: This term, the IAT455 students designed applications that explore techniques and algorithms for creating and manipulating digital images. Students worked in pairs to define their proposal, implement algorithms and  finalize the working application, including GUI. Each group put together a poster and demonstration of their application to showcase their work. Sample topics include image processing for detection of road weather conditions, explorations of hybrid images, image mosaics, night look image synthesis, facial detection and many others.

 

IAT 481: On Thursday 30 Nov 2017 from 1:30 to 5:30, the Business of Design student will present their semester’s work. They will present (1) their company who mission is to found, operate and promote Makerspaces; (2) their advice to the company’s first client, SFU Innovates; and (3) their own projects each extending their personal skills in physical making. Business of Design students will be available on the 4th to give tours of the MakerSpace.

 

IAT 336: On Monday, Dec 4th, from 11:00-3:00, IAT 336- Materials in Design students will present their final project. Using non-traditional design material such as paper, card, fabric and light gauge metals, the students will present their functioning prototypes for VR headsets. Applications for these artefacts include medicine and education.

 

IAT 344: On Wednesday Dec 06 2017 from 5:30 - 9:30, IAT 344 New Media Images students will present their documentary films, films have been made in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Museum of Vancouver,  City Studio, SFU faculty, among others.  Please join us for our film festival l at the Roundhouse Community Center (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver).  Light food and beverages will be served throughout the show.

 

IAT 333 and IAT 431: On Thursday Dec 07 2017 from 12:30 - 2:30pm,  students from IAT 333 Design Research Methods and IAT 431 Speculative Design will be exhibiting the final proposals and prototypes for their end of term projects. Students of IAT 333 have been working all term long with local participant groups to research their goals and needs and are exhibiting the results of their research and final design proposals. They will be exhibiting alongside the students of IAT 431 who have been working to engage with difficult and critical topics and will be presenting their prototypes for speculative design critiques of their chosen domain. Projects will be on display in the mezzanine and all are invited to attend, mingle with the students and chat with them about their work.

 

IAT 312: Interested in playing novel games in the Mezzanine? On Wednesday December 13th from 10:00 - 2:00pm, students from the Game Design course (IAT312) will showcase their final games. They were tasked to design non-digital games that are "meaningful" and somehow add "value" in the sense of providing, e.g, an novel/meaningful user experience, different perspective, altered states etc.

IAT 359 Mobile Computing:  The IAT359 Mobile Computing showcase will feature the course projects for this course. The students have been designing Android mobile apps that explore the capabilities of mobile devices as always present and connected, programmable computing devices that allow a rich set of interactions and access to sensing capabilities to support user experience. Each student will have a demo of their app on a physical device. 
IAT 359 Mobile Computing:  The IAT359 Mobile Computing showcase will feature the course projects for this course. The students have been designing Android mobile apps that explore the capabilities of mobile devices as always present and connected, programmable computing devices that allow a rich set of interactions and access to sensing capabilities to support user experience. Each student will have a demo of their app on a physical device.
IAT 359 Mobile Computing:  The IAT359 Mobile Computing showcase will feature the course projects for this course. The students have been designing Android mobile apps that explore the capabilities of mobile devices as always present and connected, programmable computing devices that allow a rich set of interactions and access to sensing capabilities to support user experience. Each student will have a demo of their app on a physical device.