The Annual ASIS&T Student Design Competition

The Annual ASIS&T Student Design Competition is your opportunity to impress the ASIS&T community with plans for an innovative interactive digital information tool in response to a specified design brief. The prize is free registration to ASIS&T 2018 in Vancouver for all winning team members!

The kick-off session: This year’s brief will be revealed at the kick-off session at 10.30-11.30 on Sunday, October 29 (see https://www.asist.org/am17/sessions/student-design-competition-organizing-session-program/ ). Attend the kick-off session to receive the brief, form design teams, review the procedures and brainstorm initial design ideas.

(Attend this session whether or not you’ve already signed-up to take part online. Attending this session does not commit you to taking part in the competition.)

The kick-off session: This year’s brief will be revealed at the kick-off session at 10.30 am -11.30 am on Sunday, October 29 (see http://www.asist.org/am17/sessions/student-design-competition-organizing-session-program/ ). Shortly after the session, the brief will also be posted on the above link. At this session, we will also form design teams, review the procedures and brainstorm initial design ideas. Attend this session whether or not you’ve already signed-up to take part online. Attending this session does not commit you to taking part in the competition.

The presentation session: You will present your design ideas to a jury of industry and academic leaders in Information Science and Technology at the Student Design Competition Presentation session at 12.30 pm – 2.00 pm on Tuesday, October 31 (see www.asist.org/am17/sessions/student-design-competition ). More details on the presentation session will be provided at the kick-off session.

Eligibility: Each design team should consist of 2-6 students and have a maximum of 2 students per institution. We encourage you to attend the kick-off session if you can, but you can still take part in the competition if you can’t make the kick-off.

How to take part: Each team should sign-up here: https://goo.gl/forms/W2Aa2SiffW1zJoTz1   by midnight EST on Sunday, October 29th. To find an existing team to join, see this list of teams whose members have consented to sharing their contact details: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qN8fboF5pdCXbZl3Bnk-5O-HAF80rIfIkgrwI6P5Tmc/edit?usp=sharing. Many team members are likely to be at the Student Reception (21.00-21.30 on Sunday, October 29th).

Questions? Contact the Student Design Competition co-chairs: Dr. Stephann Makri (Stephann@city.ac.uk) or Dr. Rebekah Willson (rebekah.willson@strath.ac.uk).