IIT’s Daniel Bliss and Jim Maciukenas Present on Innovation and the Problem of Collective Action As Part of Benjamin Franklin Project Conference

Daniel Bliss, Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Jim Maciukenas, Senior Web Development and Graphic Design Coordinator in the College of Science, will deliver papers on a panel entitled “Innovation and the Problem of Collective Action” at 3 pm on Friday, April 11, 2014 in the Crown Room in Hermann Hall. In addition, Knowl Baek, Masha Safina and Beth Schwindt from IIT’s Institute of Design will also be on the panel which is part of the “Infrastructures of Creativity: Institutions and Innovation in the 18th and 21st Centuries” conference which is hosted by the Benjamin Franklin Project.

The conference will consider today’s innovation landscape alongside that of the Atlantic Enlightenment, which was a period of remarkable innovation and creativity. Visit for a full list of conference events or additional details. All faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to attend.