Event Review

The Conference (web), a media focused event organized by Media Evolution, took place in Malmo, Sweden, on August 24-25, 2011. Martin Thörnkvist (Program Director) and Yasemin Arhan (Project Manager) discuss the outcome of the event. Among other things, they talk about their biggest challenge, what was new and what comes next. The videos of the keynotes and […]

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The seventh edition of Frontiers of Interaction (web, twitter, Facebook) took place in Florence, Italy, on June 20-21. I’ve been a regular to Frontiers since 2009 and during 2010 I was its the conference director (had to leave the job in December 2010 because I no longer had the time to run two full conferences […]

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It’s clear that Loic and Geraldine Le Meur have righteously created what’s the “Number 1 Internet Conference in Europe”. If there is one particular characteristic to define Le Web (web, twitter, facebook, youtube) is that it is a huge networking machine, with the 2010 edition attracting around 3,000 attendees from 60 countries (mostly European but […]

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The Mediamatic Sensor Fest took place on November 23-25 2010 in Amsterdam and was all about applying sensor technology to art, social media, health and new developments with a particular focus on interactive installations using RFID tags. The event consisted of three evenings (from 8 to 11pm): IkSentric, an exhibition dedicated to show the RFID […]

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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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On Friday 5 November 2010 the first Frontiers Concert took place in Milan. The “concert” is a new format of the Frontiers of Interaction universe (disclaimer: I’m the Conference Director of Frontiers) planned as a meeting of great minds, including guest speakers Stewart Brand (Wikipedia) and Bruce Sterling (Wikipedia, Twitter),  live music to set the […]

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The 7th edition of This Happened… Utrecht (web, twitter, hashtag: #thutc, videos, photos) took place on October 4 2010 at the Theater Kikker in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The event was organized by Alexander Zeh, Kars Alfrink and Ianus Keller. The Utrecht edition is a satellite of the event founded in 2007 in London by Chris […]

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