Conference

Today at the New Media Days Conference (Web, Twitter, Facebook) in Copenhagen, Kevin Kelly (Web, Wikipedia, Twitter)  delivered a very interesting keynote on the characteristics of the “new media” environment and its opportunities for Media companies, be it old or new ones. Kelly, who has just published a book titled “What technology wants”, focused on […]

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The second edition of the  FailCon (web, twitter, facebook), a conference focusing on “start-up failures and how to prepare and recover from them”, will take place on October 25th 2010 in San Francisco. It goes by the tagline “Embrace Your Mistakes. Build Your Success” and is a good example of creativity applied to creating an […]

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On November 6 2010 the second edition of TEDxLakeComo (web, twitter, facebook) will take place in the city of Como, Northern Italy. The event has been sold out for several weeks now and it promises to be much better than the previous edition. Last year TEDxLakeComo was the first ever TEDx in Italy and I […]

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Walt Mossberg (web, twitter) and Kara Swisher (web, twitter) from All Things Digital (and organizers of the conference D: All Things Digital) have just announced a new conference dedicated to mobile technology and devices to be held at the Ritz Carlton, San Francisco from December 6-7, 2010: D: Dive Into Mobile Conference. From the website: […]

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On September 30 2010, TEDxTransmedia (web, twitter, facebook) took place at the Radio Télévision Suisse building in Geneva, Switzerland. Organized by a team from the European Broadcasting Union led by  Nicoletta Iacobacci (interview), the event was originally planned for April 2010 but had to be postponed due to the ash cloud generated by the Icelandic […]

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In barely five weeks the 5th edition of the PICNIC Festival (aka PICNIC ’10) will take place in Amsterdam and this is your chance to buy your ticket before they eventually go sold out. (read on to find a special benefit for you!) PICNIC ’10 brings you the opportunity to Redesign the World – through […]

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On July 12-16 2010 TED Global took place in Oxford, UK. The main theme was “And Now the Good News” and it gathered about 700 attendees and more than 60 speakers on the main stage (not including side events). This was my first “big” TED (so now I ain’t no TED virgin no more!) and […]

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From July 12 to 16 I’ll be at Oxford attending TED Global 2010. I’m very excited because this will be my first “big” TED experience. What finally convinced me to participate was the theme of this edition: “And now the good news”. (see program & speakers) Reading the news, it seems that all that’s happening […]

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For the last 4 years, TED Conferences have been setting the bar for other events around the world through the perfect mix and interaction of their offline (existing since 1984) and online (TED talks are available since 2006) initiatives. Behind all of it lies impeccable execution through perfect timing.  A good example of this is […]

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Next June 3 and 4 Frontiers of Interaction will take place in Rome, Italy (disclaimer: I’m the Conference Director). This will be the 6th edition of the conference and it represents a rara avis in the Italian scenario. I first got in contact with Frontiers during 2009 as a “regular” delegate (my review of Frontiers […]

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