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ll Internacional Conference ART TECH MEDIA 09 “Innovation, Networks & New Media at Digital Culture and Social Development”

Barcelona, 18th to 21th 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 enterprise, 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.


Speakers: Laura M. Lechuga Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytic Applications Group Leader at CIN2 (CSIC-ICN)Research Center in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 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 Josep Font Anella Cultural Departament de Cultura i Mitjans de Comunicació. Generalitat Cataluña Claudia Giannetti University of Évora (Visual Arts). Resercher & curator of media art Josep Perelló Director Science´s Area. Arts Santa Monica Carme Farràs Director Mediateca CaixaForum Fundació "la Caixa" Beatriz Martínez & Dolors Boatella DivuCIENCIA Lluciá Holmes Codirector LOOP Fair Oscar García Director MCDEM Ricard Gras Director INTER - Activa. London Pau Alsina Profesor Art & Humanities UOC & Director ARTNODES Roger Pujol, Dani Armengol & Xavier Vilar. Multitouch Barcelona Regine Debatty Director of we make money not art. Italia Marcel.lí Antúnez Artist, researcher on Sistematurgia 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 Roquigny WJ-S Paris Simona Levi Member of EXGAE and director of OXCARS Bani Brusadin Co-director The Influencers Marc Sempere Compartir Dóna Gustet (CDG) Pedro Soler Director Hangar 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 Collaborator: FECYT of Ministery of Science and Innovation Spanish Goverment

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