What’s happening at EPIC2020?

The EPIC program offers many formats for sharing, learning, and connecting. Like ethnographers in the field, attendees have opportunities to pursue their own areas of interest as well as be inspired or challenged by diverse people, practices, and ideas.

EPIC2020 will be an online event. Stay tuned for the detailed schedule and more info about how we’ll gather and engage in time and space.


Presentation Sessions


Luminaries from diverse fields us inspire and provoke us with new perspectives.

Watch a Keynote


Panels bring experts with different perspectives into conversation with each other and the audience.


New syntheses and framings of models, tools, and issues that galvanize debate and innovation in ethnographic practice.

Watch a Presentation

Case Studies

Showcase examples of how ethnography addresses specific product, service, or organizational challenge.

Watch a Case Study


Visually engaging, narrative performances that explore core issues and professional challenges in creative ways.

Watch a PechaKucha

Interactive Sessions



Mini-courses taught by experts in the EPIC community. Pre-registration required.


Breakout discussions on key topics in ethnographic practice. Pre-registration required.

Social & Networking

Welcome Reception

We’ll kick off EPIC at RMIT’s Capitol Theatre.

Conference Dinner

Arts Centre Melbourne. Tickets & info coming soon.

Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee

Informal opportunities for scheduled or serendipitous meet-ups.