Honolulu, Hawai‘i October 9-12
East-West Center
Honolulu, Hawai‘i
October 9–12, 2018
#epiconference

EPIC2018 is sold out!
Please join the waitlist as explore options for increasing capacity.

“As a statistician and data scientist I am convinced that ethnography is a necessary tool that enables a transformative understanding of data.”
—Will Monge
“This is the conference to go to if you wish to learn how to make products, services, and organizations that truly serve people.”
—Tricia Wang

Key Dates

  • April 6 – Submissions due
  • mid-April – Registration opens
  • June 30 – Acceptance notifications

Resources

EPIC2018 is the premier international gathering on ethnography in business.


How is evidence created, used, and abused? Research methods are proliferating, yet the connection between evidence and decisions seems more tenuous than ever. EPIC2018 will explore the richness of methods, tools, and approaches in contemporary ethnographic practice across disciplines.


Keynotes

Virginia Eubanks
Virginia Eubanks
Associate Professor of Political Science, University at Albany, SUNY
Donna Flynn
Donna Flynn
Vice President of Workspace Futures & Market Insights, Steelcase
Justin Richland
Justin Richland
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago

Conference Chairs

Dawn Nafus
Dawn Nafus
Senior Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Tye Rattenbury
Tye Rattenbury
Senior Director, Data Science & Machine Learning, Salesforce
Scott Robertson
Scott Robertson
Professor & Chair, Information & Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

East-West Center

The East-West Center, which adjoins the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus, was established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy.

EPIC2018 is the premier international gathering on ethnography in business.

Honolulu, Hawai‘i
October 9–12, 2018
#epiconference

EPIC2018 is sold out!
Please join the waitlist as explore options for increasing capacity.

“As a statistician and data scientist I am convinced that ethnography is a necessary tool that enables a transformative understanding of data.”
—Will Monge
“This is the conference to go to if you wish to learn how to make products, services, and organizations that truly serve people.”
—Tricia Wang

How is evidence created, used, and abused? Research methods are proliferating, yet the connection between evidence and decisions seems more tenuous than ever. EPIC2018 will explore the richness of methods, tools, and approaches in contemporary ethnographic practice across disciplines.


Keynotes

Virginia Eubanks
Virginia Eubanks
Associate Professor of Political Science, University at Albany, SUNY
Donna Flynn
Donna Flynn
Vice President of Workspace Futures & Market Insights, Steelcase
Justin Richland
Justin Richland
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago

Conference Chairs

Dawn Nafus
Dawn Nafus
Senior Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Tye Rattenbury
Tye Rattenbury
Senior Director, Data Science & Machine Learning, Salesforce
Scott Robertson
Scott Robertson
Professor & Chair, Information & Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

East-West Center

The East-West Center, which adjoins the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus, was established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy.


Key Dates

  • April 6 – Submissions due
  • mid-April – Registration opens
  • June 30 – Acceptance notifications

Resources

EPIC2018 is the premier international gathering on ethnography in business.

Honolulu, Hawai‘i
October 9–12, 2018
#epiconference

EPIC2018 is sold out!
Please join the waitlist as explore options for increasing capacity.

How is evidence created, used, and abused? Research methods are proliferating, yet the connection between evidence and decisions seems more tenuous than ever. EPIC2018 will explore the richness of methods, tools, and approaches in contemporary ethnographic practice across disciplines.


Keynotes

Virginia Eubanks
Virginia Eubanks
Associate Professor of Political Science, University at Albany, SUNY
Donna Flynn
Donna Flynn
Vice President of Workspace Futures & Market Insights, Steelcase
Justin Richland
Justin Richland
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago

Conference Chairs

Dawn Nafus
Dawn Nafus
Senior Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Tye Rattenbury
Tye Rattenbury
Senior Director, Data Science & Machine Learning, Salesforce
Scott Robertson
Scott Robertson
Professor & Chair, Information & Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

East-West Center

The East-West Center, which adjoins the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus, was established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy.

“As a statistician and data scientist I am convinced that ethnography is a necessary tool that enables a transformative understanding of data.”
—Will Monge
“This is the conference to go to if you wish to learn how to make products, services, and organizations that truly serve people.”
—Tricia Wang

Key Dates

  • April 6 – Submissions due
  • mid-April – Registration opens
  • June 30 – Acceptance notifications

Resources