Volunteer For the 2018 Symposium!

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Thank you for volunteering to help with our Symposium! Add your name to one (or more) of the bullet points on the list below.

SYMPOSIUM PREPARATIONS

Tues, May 22, 10:00AM, Initial Symposium Preparations

2105 Hornbake Building, South Wing We'll create and print signs, forms, and schedules; pack materials; gather demo supplies; etc.

  • Rashida Bandy
  • Lidiya Zyskina
  • Evan Golub (slide testing)
  • Anne Rose (slide testing)
  • Alina Striner

Wed, May 23, 10:00AM, Final Symposium Preparations

2105 Hornbake Building, South Wing We'll bag Symposium SWAG, continue gathering and packing materials, stuff badges, organize registration materials, transport materials and equipment to CSIC, etc. FREE PIZZA! We need people with cars, willing to transport materials. Please note "CAR" next to your name, if you can help--thank you!

  • Rashida Bandy - CAR
  • Lidiya Zyskina - CAR
  • Daniel Pauw (before 2pm)
  • beth bonsignore [CAR]
  • Brenna McNally - CAR (maybe)
  • Alina Striner

SYMPOSIUM PRACTICE TALKS

For each practice talk session, we need people available to provide feedback and one person to serve as the Feedback Lead. Sign-up HERE.


DAY-OF SYMPOSIUM - THUR, MAY 24

For each of these general Day-Of Symposium tasks, volunteers will meet in the lobby of the CSIC (Computer Science Instructional Center) Building. We ask that Day-Of Symposium volunteers be willing to share cellphone numbers so that the support team can communicate as needed throughout the event.

7:00AM - 8:45AM Morning Set-Up & Registration

Tasks include setting up tables, catering, signs, posters, and easels; directing attendees; check-in attendees; complete on-site registration, etc. Please make a note if you are only available for a portion of this timeframe.

  • Rashida Bandy
  • beth bonsignore
  • Dan Bender (arriving 7:30pm)
  • Diva Smriti
  • Jaina Gandhi
  • Samara Orellana

9:00AM Lunch Set-Up

Tasks include breaking down the registration and breakfast areas and setting-up lunch tables.

  • Rashida Bandy
  • beth bonsignore
  • Kenna Hernly
  • Diva Smriti

1:00PM Lunch-to-Snack Transition & Demo/Poster Set-Up

Tasks include breaking down the lunch area (tables, chairs, food), taking out trash, and beginning setting-up for the Demo & Poster Session.

  • Rashida Bandy
  • Zijian Wan

4:00PM Set-Up for Demo & Poster Session

Be on call for support with any remaining tasks for the Demo & Poster Session.

  • Rashida Bandy
  • Yuhan Luo
  • Zijian Wan

6:00PM Symposium Breakdown

Tasks include breaking down tables and stacking chairs; tidying classrooms, lobby, and halls; removing signage; packing and transporting materials back to Hornbake. We need people with cars, willing to transport materials back to Hornbake. Please note "CAR" next to your name, if you can help--thank you!

  • Rashida Bandy - CAR
  • Daniel Pauw
  • beth bonsignore
  • Dan Bender

SPECIALIZED TASKS @SYMPOSIUM - Thur, May 24

We ask that volunteers be willing to share cellphone numbers so that the support team can communicate as needed throughout the event.

Photography

Sign-up to snap pictures throughout the day, highlighting our Symposium. After the event, please share photos so that they can be featured on our website, as well as in communications materials and presentations.

  • Craig Taylor

8:45AM Support for Plenary Session

  • Loan computer:
  • Tech support:
  • Mics/lights:
  • Hook:

10:15AM Support for Keynote Session

  • Loan computer:
  • Tech support:
  • Mics/lights:
  • Hook:

12:45PM Support for Afternoon Talk Session I (Security & Privacy/Human-Computer Interaction, Visual Analytics & Visualization)

Depending on the level of available support, some volunteers may need to rotate into different rooms.

Loan computer

Tech support

Session chair/announcer

  • Catherine Plaisant (Visual Analytics & Visualization)
  • Yla Tausczik (Security & Privacy)
  • Jason Farman (Human Computer Interaction)

Mics/lights

  • Dan Bender

Hook

2:45PM Support for Afternoon Talk Session II (Accessibility & Inclusion/Crowdsourcing/Prototyping, Visual Analytics & Visualization/Social Media)

Depending on the level of available support, some volunteers may need to rotate into different rooms.

Loan computer

Tech support

Session chair/announcer

  • Brian Ondov (Accessibility & Inclusion/Crowdsourcing/Prototyping)
  • Catherine Plaisant (Visual Analytics & Visualization)
  • Jason Farman (Social Media)

Mics/lights

  • Dan Bender

Hook

Tech Support for Tutorial & Workshop Sessions

Depending on the level of available support, some volunteers may need to rotate into different rooms.

Current Tutorial & Workshop Schedule

10:30AM - 4:45PM

Tutorial: Introduction to Usability Testing

1:00PM - 4:45PM

Tutorial: Cognitive Science in HCI
Tutorial: Visual Design for Interactive Bootcamp
Workshop: Design Techniques
Workshop: Building Community Partnerships for Aging Research
  • Hanuma Teja Maddali

Notes

  • OIT CSIC can be reached at 301-405-3838 (x53838)
  • Tables and chairs will be delivered to CSIC the afternoon of Wed, May 24
  • Lunch is scheduled for 11:45AM - 1:00PM; Snack Break 2:45PM - 3:00PM
  • Questions or concerns? Contact Rashida Bandy at rbandy@umd.edu.