Barcelona, 18th to 22th december 2009
The conference will serve as a meeting point for art, creativity, and innovation. It will also raise institutional, entrerprise and social awareness, nationally and internationally, of the challenges and threats that new information and communication technologies bring for the construction of a Knowledge Society that will define the future of Spain and the whole world. It is directed to institutional representatives within the art world, technology business, university, research centres, communication media, foundations and other social organisations.
The main objective of the call for the II International Conference is to debate and articúlate proposals that will instigate the implementation and awareness of new media and the development of networks that will drive the alliance between Art, Science, Innovation, Technology and Institutions as a vehicle for integration and social development.
This call responds to the support demonstrated by institutions, organisations and artists who participated in the debates that tool place in the ARTECHMEDIA activities.
Proposals will be presented and debated that show the most innovative ideas and creations from the national and international area.
Laura M. L. Directora CIN2. Research Center on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group;
Esteve Almirall Expert on Open Innovation, User Driven Innovation y Living Labs. UPC, Esade and proyects i2Cat and in Living Labs (ENoLL – CatLab)
Montse Basora Director Enterprise Area of Barcelona Activa. Programa CreaMedia
Ícaro Moyano Director of Communication TUENTI
Claudia Giannetti University of Évora (Visual Arts). Resercher & curator of media art.
Beatriz Martínez & Dolors Boatella DivuCIENCIA
Oscar García Director MCDEM
Ricard Gras Director INTER – Activa. London
Roger Pujol, Dani Armengol & Xavier Vilar. Multitouch Barcelona
Regine Debatty Director of we make money not art. Italia
Marcel.lí Antúnez Artist & cofounder of Fura dels Baus
Fernando Piquer Director Bitoon. Development on line videogames
Hector Milla Balzac tv
Montxo Algora Director of ART FUTURA
José Manuel Berenguer Artist & director Orquesta del Caos
Pedro Soler Director Hangar
Alex Borrás Director DiBa
Ulla Taipale Capsula project
Natalia Rojas Directora Cuatic – Interactive Experiences
Emiliano Labrador Artist, ANIMA project
Anne Rodquing WJ Paris
Bani Brusadin Co-director The Influencers
Menene Gras Director Culture & Exhibitions
CASA ASIA Montse Arbelo & Joseba Franco Directors ARTECHMEDIA
Sponsors: Institute of Culture of Barcelona. ICUB, Council of Barcelona, Barcelona Activa Council of Barcelona and Casa Asia
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