Art of Digital Conference, Liverpool 23 Sep 09

There’s still places available for this very interesting event…

Art of Digital Conference
Novas CUC, Liverpool
23 September 2009, 09-18.00 FREE

“Rethink, rewire, explore and utilize…”

Tickets for the Art of Digital Conference are now available – a we’ve got a really exciting line-up for you! The conference concludes the Art of Digital programme drawing together its themes of Personal, Cultural, Organisational and Global aspects to digital culture and is aimed at helping individuals and organisations within the arts industry better understand and make use of digital culture and tools. Take a look at the programme below and be sure to book a ticket – there’s not long to go!

The Organisational

“What’s your digital strategy? Does it include your business processes, communications, marketing and production? This element will provide insights into developing an integrated digital strategy.”

•    Herb Kim, Thinking Digital Conference
•    Anders Mogensen, Seismonaut Digital Consultancy
•    Dan Biddle (tbc), BBC content producer of Digital Revolution, the open source documentary film on the 20th anniversary of the web
•    Marcus Romer, Shift Happens, Pilot Theatre

The Global

“Examining the power of digital technologies and the impacts they are having on society today.  Exploring ways in which artists and arts organizations can make use of new technologies, while debating the implications of these technologies on infrastructure, economy and cultural sustainability.”

•    Steve Fuller, Professor of Sociology Warwick University
•    Andrew Keen, author of the Anti-Web 2.0 Manifesto & the Cult of the Amateur
•    Bronac Ferran, founder of the Boundaryobject.org which has a focus on research in areas of art, science, technology, law, media and cultural production
•    Matt Mason, (via video link) the Pirate’s Dilemma

The Personal

“Sample an overview of the latest cultural projects employing digital technologies. Learn how to harness digital culture to facilitate collaboration, nurture partnerships and connect communities.”

•    Fab Collective, Liverpool-based photography collective on using the personal web
•    Ronnie Stone, producer Area 51 Studio, composer and multi-instrumentalist who works from his own studio in the UK, away from the capital, yet close to another big city that has a very special place in the history of pop music
•    Paul Collins, Director at Knowledge Box – Digital Sector Consultancy, former Senior Manager – Business Development & Marketing at Futureworks – Creative Media Education

The Cultural

“Do you recognise the power of digital technologies and the impacts they are having on society? Explore their power and learn how to harness digital culture to facilitate collaboration, nurture partnerships and connect communities.”

•    Alessandro Ludovico (tbc), Professor University of Carrera,  media critic and editor in chief of Neural magazine since 1993, for which he received a honorary mention of the Prix Ars Electronica 2004.
•    Aleks Krotoski (tbc), PhD candidate in Social Psychology at the University of Surrey, columnist and podcast host for The Guardian newspaper’s, Tech Weekly.
•    NWDA Commission: Alex Haw of Atmos Studios & Simon Mabey of Arup engineering.
•    Creative Spaces (tbc), National Online Museum Project Consortium

Click here to find out more and to register…

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