Lift Conference 2007: Sessions

The Social Web

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 10:30

Panel:

  • "Open-ended play in Habbo" by Sampo Karjalainen
  • "Collective Intelligence inside the enterprise" by Lee Bryant
  • "Social = Me First" by Stowe Boyd

Beyond conventional interactions

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 10:30

Panel:

  • "Do biologists dream of robotic art?" by R. Debatty & F. Cadet
  • "Jumping jack flash - new forms of interactions" by Jan-Christoph Zoels
  • "Contemporary space(s)" by Christophe Guignard

Post-industrial worlds

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 11:45

Panel:

  • "What kind of Humanity do we want?" by Paola Ghillani
  • "Industrial Ecology - the future of hyperindustrial economy" by Suren Erkman

From robots to cyborgs

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 11:45

Panel:

  • "Beyond robotics" by Frederic Kaplan
  • "Towards a society of cyborgs?" by Daniela Cerqui

Mobile technology practices: Literacy, Communication & Design

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 14:30

Panel:

  • "Literacy, Communication & Design" by Jan Chipchase
  • "Fast, Cheap and out of control" by Nathan Eagle
  • "Sensor Networks: from the lab to the supermarket?" by Jacques Panchard

Technological opportunities for society

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 14:30

Panel:

  • "Outdoctrination: Society, Children, Technology and Self Organisation in Education" by Sugata Mitra
  • "Community on the Net: Going virtual in proportion to being actual" by Sister Judith Zoebelein
  • "Communication technologies and new forms of social interaction" by Lara Srivastava
  • Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University

Perspectives on Ubiquitous Computing

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 17:00

Panel:

  • "When 1st Life Meets 2nd Life" by Julian Bleecker
  • "The Luminous Bath: our new volumetric medium" by Ben Cerveny
  • "Everyware: Further down the rabbit hole" by Adam Greenfield

New technologies: impact and opportunities

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 17:00

Panel:

  • "Bankers can be bloggers too..." by Colin Henderson
  • "Entrepreneur - a messy mind" by Bernino Lind
  • "Media 2.0" by Pierre Chappaz

Collective Intelligence and Collaborative Creativity: What do we need more?

Friday, February 9, 2007 - 09:00

A talk by Jaewoong Lee, CEO and founder of Daum Communications Group.

The new economics of creation: How to make a living from creative work in the peer to peer and Youtube era?

Friday, February 9, 2007 - 09:30
Panel:
  • John Buckman, Founder, Magnatune and BookMooch, Creative Commons Board Member
  • Zhang Ga, Artistic Director / Curator, China International New Media Arts Exhibition 2008
  • Patrick Chappatte, Cartoonist
  • Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz, CEO, vpod.tv

 

Dealing with technological overload: What are the consequences of our increasingly over-connected lifestyle?

Friday, February 9, 2007 - 14:00

Panel:

  • Stefana Broadbent, Head of User Adoption Lab, Swisscom
  • Fred Mast, Professor, University of Lausanne
  • Nada Kakabadse, Professor, Northampton Business School

 

Facing the digital divide: Bringing it home

Friday, February 9, 2007 - 14:00

One billion users on the Internet. It's changing the world, but six billion people are left behind.

Panel:

  • Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University
  • Nathan Eagle, Research Scientist, MIT
  • Pukul Rana, reachout-project Manager / Communications Officer, British Council
  • Lara Srivastava, Senior Policy Analyst, International Telecommunication Union (ITU

 

  • Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University

The user/citizen-centered society: Will new technologies give power back to the individual?

Friday, February 9, 2007 - 15:30
Panel:
  • Robert Scoble, Vice President of Media Development, Podtech
  • Beth Krasna, Independent Board Member
  • Thierry Crouzet, Writer, bonWeb.com