Gender equality at media and tech conferences

Martin Thörnkvist is the Program Director for Media Evolution’s annual conference Media Evolution The Conference and the Technology for Design track at Business of Design Week in Hong Kong. Some of the spekears at The Conference 2012 (photo by Kate Miltner). There’s been a debate about gender equality at conferences in Sweden recently. It was [...]

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Kirby Ferguson – Everything is a Remix [video]

This video is taken from last years Media Evolution The Conference. For two days, 40 astonishing international speakers and 900 participants are discussing the future of the media industries and our society at large. Get your ticket now for the 2012 edition at the earliest bird rate. Kirby Ferguson is a New York-based film maker [...]

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Three main subjects [the conf]

Media Evolution The Conference is an annual event taking place in Malmö. For two days, 40 astonishing international speakers and 900 participants will discuss the future of the media industries and our society. Get your ticket now at the earliest bird rate. To us, The Conference is all about stopping for a moment. We believe [...]

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Riyaad Minty – How Al Jazeera is using social media [video]

Riyaad Minty leads the Al Jazeera Network’s social media initiatives. As part of the Network’s New Media team, he ensures that Al Jazeera has a presence and is part of the conversation across Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. At Media Evolution The Conference 2011 Riyaad talked about how he and his company is [...]

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Jonas Lennermo – The future of digital publishing [video]

Jonas Lennermo is Head of Innovation at the digital design studio ustwo™ based in Malmö and London. ustwo™ is a digital design studio based in Malmö and London. In this presentation Jonas present the company’s vision on publishing innovation, as well as ustwo’s latest product, Papercut, a publishing platform offering multi-sensory reading experiences for iPad [...]

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Geraldine de Bastion – Media Innovation in Sub-saharan Africa

Geraldine de Bastion, newthinking communications, is an international consultant with a multi-cultural background. In this presentation she talks about what we can learn from the current media development in Africa. She gives an introduction to the mobile infrastructure and the media market in Sub-saharan Africa and gives some examples of great media innovations that has [...]

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Luke Williams – Learn how to be the disruptive change [video]

Luke Williams work with design and innovation strategy at NYU Stern and frog design. In this presentation from Media Evolution The Conference he talks about how ideas often are nothing less than water cooler conversations and usually only supports existing ideas. Instead he suggest us to think in terms of disruption to find new possibilities [...]

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How do you want to see the movie format evolve?

This is the third movie in our series of interviews from Sweden Social Web Camp. The idea has been to tap in to some of the participants ideas and make them shareable to a larger audience. In total we interviewed 15 people on three topics related to the Media Evolution The Conference. The first film [...]

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What’s your relationship status with technology?

When I go home after conferences I always get the feeling that I didn’t do enough. That I didn’t meet all the people I wanted to and didn’t have time to ask all the questions I had in mind. Inspired by the short film The Future of Art myself and Olof Werngren went to Sweden [...]

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Watch and share the presentations [The Conference]

Media Evolution The Conference is over for this year. BUT the presentations live on in our video archive, on iTunes and on YouTube. Video archive All presentations, except Bill Drummond performance, is available in our neat video archive. Social Video did a great job editing them. Please, feel free to share them to colleagues and [...]

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