2015 Conference - Schedule-at-a-Glance
2015 schedule at a glance

October 7-9, 2015
Hilton Bonnet Creek
Orlando, FL

Please Note: As of August 28, the Hilton room block is sold out for Thursday, October 8. A list of alternate hotels to contact is located here.

To learn more about each session and its speakers, click on the presentation title.

Wednesday, October 7

7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration
8:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Demo Connections

Meta4 Insight: Uncovering Emotional Insight through Metaphor Elicitation
Anders Bengtsson, Protobrand CEO 

Neuromarketing is Worthless: Unless Integrated with Traditional Market Research Methodologies
Bob Granito, President, Interactive Video Productions and Glenn Kessler, President, HCD Research

How to Create Engaging Online Studies and Share Amazing Stories
Ray Fischer, Aha! The Next Generation Online Qual Platform

karmaCollage 2.0: Insights at the Speed of Light
Carey Rellis and Jessica Ricco Spencer, karmaCollage by Good Karma Consulting

11:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Marketplace Grand Opening
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
First Timers Event
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Welcome/Opening
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Plenary Session: Triple Feature Kick Off

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Break in Marketplace
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout SessionsPresenters: Chris Kann, Markus Kasunich

Creativity is a fundamental part of our true nature. It is an essential aspect in human expression, and it is especially necessary for qualitative researchers. This session will help attendees to cultivate a deeper understanding of the nature of creativity and how it works...

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(choose one)
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Cocktails in Marketplace
7:00 p.m.

Dine-Arounds

The full list of Dine Around restaurant options include:

  • Bohemian Hotel Celebration
  • charley's steak house & seafood grille at Celebration
  • Columbia Restaurant - Celebration
  • American Q
  • boathouse
  • Nine18 at The Villas of Hyatt Grand Cypress
  • Portobello
  • Bongos
  • Jonnies Hideaway
  • Bull and Bear at Waldorf
  • La Luce by Don Scala
  • Deep Blu Seafood Grille
  • Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
  • Big Fin Seafood
  • Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine
  • Cedars Lebanese Restaurant Mediterranean cuisine
  • Dragonfly Robata Grill and Sushi Lounge
  • Roy's
  • Vines Grille and wine bar

Thursday, October 8

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Healthy Connections
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast in the Marketplace and Optional SIG Meetings (Marketplace Open)
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
(choose one)
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Break in Marketplace (Marketplace Open)
10:45 – 11:40 a.m.
Annual Meeting and Town Hall (MarketPlace Closed)
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
(choose one)
12:45 – 2:10 p.m.
Lunch & Awards
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
(choose one)
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Break in Marketplace (Marketplace Open)
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
(choose one)
7:00 p.m.
Thursday Evening Event: A Glow New World

Friday, October 9

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Healthy Connections
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast in Marketplace / Optional Chapter Meetings
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Roundtable Discussions

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Break in Marketplace
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Double Features
(2-for-1 session – two speakers on related/complementary topics):
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Presenters: Chris Kann, Markus Kasunich

Creativity is a fundamental part of our true nature. It is an essential aspect in human expression, and it is especially necessary for qualitative researchers. This session will help attendees to cultivate a deeper understanding of the nature of creativity and how it works...

read more

Keynote Speaker

Creativity Tips for the Deep Dive: Techniques and Strategies for Uncovering Research Insights
Gert Garman, Director of the Collaborative Design Center at Valencia College

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Break
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
(choose one)

7:00 p.m.

Dine-Arounds

The full list of Dine Around restaurant options include:

  • Bohemian Hotel Celebration
  • charley's steak house & seafood grille at Celebration
  • Columbia Restaurant - Celebration
  • American Q
  • boathouse
  • Nine18 at The Villas of Hyatt Grand Cypress
  • Portobello
  • Bongos
  • Jonnies Hideaway
  • Bull and Bear at Waldorf
  • La Luce by Don Scala
  • Deep Blu Seafood Grille
  • Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
  • Big Fin Seafood
  • Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine
  • Cedars Lebanese Restaurant Mediterranean cuisine
  • Dragonfly Robata Grill and Sushi Lounge
  • Roy's
  • Vines Grille and wine bar
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