Monday, September 11, 2006

Start your PICNIC with a Cross Media CEO Breakfast

What: Cross Media CEO Breakfast
When: Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Registration: 08:15-08:30, Breakfast: 08:30-10:00
Where: Westergasfabriek, Room Openbare Verlichting, Haarlemmerweg 8-10, 1014 BE Amsterdam
Language: English.
Subjects: Entertainment, content, advertising, video, wireless, media rights, news, movies, TV, games, blogging, SMS ... Meet the Experts!For decision makers in industry, government, science and education.
Hurry: There is only a limited amount of seats available...

Part I
Meet with 'Thought Leaders' - they will visit each breakfast table and spend time to present her/his ideas and projects and will be available to answer your questions.Entertainment, content, advertising, video, wireless, media rights, news, movies, TV, games, blogging, SMS ... Meet the Experts!
The 'Thought Leaders' are Madanmohan Rao, Consultant and prolific writer from Bangalore, Research Director, Asian Media Information and Communication centre (AMIC), Singapore. Sylvia Paull, Founder, Berkeley Cybersalon (United States)
Igor van Gemert, Founder & CEO, Innergy Creations BV
Wendy L. Bernfeld, Founder & Managing Director, Rights Stuff BV Mary Hodder, CEO, Dabble (United States)
Jonathan Marks, Director, Critical Distance BV

Part II
Presentation of the "ICCT institute of creation, content & technology" by Arnold Smeulders, Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam (ISLA) Simon Jones, Director, Human-Computer Studies Laboratory, University of Amsterdam Where manufacturing of goods has become a low-cost activity, value is in entertainment, information & content: news, movies, TV, games, blogging, SMS, MMS and tourism. In this economic arena, The Netherlands has a great chance of success as we have a long tradition of creativity, entertainment, cultural heritage, and social interaction. The creative sector accounts for around 10% of the EU's economy and in larger cities such as Amsterdam combined with ICT as much as 25%. The Institute for Creation, Content & Technology is an initiative of the University of Amsterdam and the Waag Society. It is going to develop the skills, tools and prototypes ready for this world's market.

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