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Carman Neustaedter

Dean, Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT) Professor, School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) Simon Fraser University

Dr. Carman Neustaedter (he/him/his) is Dean of the Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology (FCAT, and Professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Neustaedter is an international expert in human-computer interaction and computer-supported collaboration. He leads the Connections Lab (cLab) – an elite research team of aspiring superheroes that aims to create better technologies for connecting people over distance. Dr. Neustaedter and his team research the design and use of technologies for family communication, workplace collaboration, game play (e.g., escape rooms, pervasive games), and emergency response as part of Next Generation 911. He previously worked at Microsoft Research and the Eastman Kodak Company with a focus on email, calendaring, and the collection and sharing family memories. As an academic, he has collaborated with a range of small to large companies and organizations, including Best Buy, Curatio, E-Comm 911, HootSuite, Motorola, Perch, Samsung, TransLink, and more.

Panelist at the conference

Thursday, September 30, 10:05-10:50 am PST

Panel: Academic & Industry Relations

Carmen will be participating in a panel on Academic & Industry Relations

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