Futuresonic - The Social Technologies Summit
Speakers have been announced for The Social Technologies Summit at Futuresonic 2008.
The event is presented in association with Institute of Advanced Studies and Imagination at Lancaster University.
It will take place at the Contact Theatre, Manchester from 1 - 2 May (supporting events 30 April & 3 May).
The Futuresonic Conference brings opinion formers, futurologists, artists, researchers, technologists and scientists from the digital culture, art and music communities together around shared issues to do with technology, society, art and the city.
The theme Social Futures - Online, Mobile and Unplugged is explored by leading figures developing the next generation of social media alongside Richard Stallman founder of the Free Software movement and Gerd Leonhard speaking on the future of music.
Reflecting the 'social' theme, the conference will combine keynotes, critical debates, workshops, demos and experiences with open and participatory sessions, promising a fun and engaging number of days.
Themes include: mobile social software, freeing space in the augmented city, how game design can revolutionise social software, OpenID and who is keeping an eye on the kids.
For more information please go to the Futuresonic website below.
Wed 16 April 2008
School of Computing and Communications computer scientists are at the forefront of a UK-wide BBC initiative launched on March 12th to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology.
Story supplied by LU Press Office
Tue 31 March 2015
A Faculty team representing science, technology, engineering and maths took part in EDF Energy's 'Science Day' on Saturday 21st March at Heysham Power Station.
Wed 25 March 2015
Professor Roger Jones has replaced Professor Peter Ratoff as Head of the Physics Department. Roger gained a PhD studying neutrino interactions at CERN and Fermilab before starting his career at CERN working at the Large Electron-Positron (LEP) Collider.
Tue 24 March 2015
As part of British Science week, 170 students from 14 schools across the region came to Lancaster University on Wednesday 18th March to compete in science, technology, engineering and mathematics challenges.
Mon 23 March 2015