[EVENT] Chicago September Event on the 1st - Cultural Context

21 Aug 2009 - 1:24pm
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We have a great speaker joining us for our September event, which is going
to be an early one this month!

Join us on *Tuesday, September 1st*, when Steve Portigal will be in town to
talk about "Understanding Cultural Context". Steve will explore the notion
of social norms and share a number of examples of observed cultural
behaviors. This will illustrate the power and importance of noticing the
cultural context in which design research takes place.

*Steve Portigal* is the founder of Portigal
a bite-sized firm that helps organizations to discover and act on new
insights about themselves and their customers. In addition to regularly
speaking at design and marketing events, Steve has taught Design Research at
the California College of Art and the Involution Master Academy. He writes
regularly for interactions magazine, Core77 and the Portigal Consulting
blog, All This ChittahChattah. Steve is an avid photographer who has a
Museum of Foreign Grocery Products in his home.

Date: Tuesday, September 1st
Time: 6:30-8:30

DePaul University, CDM
243 S. Wabash
Room 924

Please RSVP by *Monday, August 31st* at the following link:

We do not currently have food or drink planned - if your company may be
interesting in sponsoring, please reply using this email address.
See you there!

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