CFP: VISUALIZAR'11. Understanding Infrastructures

  • Deadline:
    March 21, 2011, 11:59 p.m.
  • Location:
    Medialab-Prado, Calle Alameda, 15 (Plaza de las Letras), Madrid, Madrid, 28014, ES

Understanding Infrastructures
Call for Projects and
Deadline: March 21,

Call for collaborators: April 11 - June 12, 2011
Dates of the workshop: June 14 through July 1, 2011

Medialab-Prado and EOI
Business School call for projects and papers that will
investigate, analyze and represent through data the running of
infrastractures and global systems. Selected projects will be
collaboratively developed during the Visualizar'11:
Understanding infrastructures workshop, that will be held in
Madrid from June 16 to July 1,  2011.
Papers will be publicly
presented during the previous international seminar on June 14
and 15, 2011.

Possible topics:

- Energy infrastructures. Power grids, gas and oil distribution
networks,  renewable energy production networks.
- Transport infrastructures. Aerial and sea routes, road and
rail networks, urban mobility networks.
- Information infrastructures. Radio and TV broadcasting, data
networks, communications satellites, underwater cables, wireless
urban networks, terrestrial and mobile telephony. 
- Supply chain infrastracture. Processes and systems of the
agro-alimentary production, goods and products distribution
- Removal Chain.  Waste collection systems, treatment plants,
recycling processes.
- Economy and financial infrastructures. Banks, trade zones,
processes and agents of the financial markets.
- Legal infrastructures. International agreements, regulation
bodies, territory regulation plans.

Visualizar program is a research and education platform devoted
to exploring the culture of Big Data and its impact today in
science, society and the arts.

Since its first edition in 2007 the program has gathered more
than one hundred participants from all over the world who have
developed projects explaining stories about phenomena like
pollution levels and traffic flows within big cities, the use of
social networks in political campaigns or the financing of
cultural institutions.

Each Visualizar edition includes an intensive project
development workshop, a conference, educational activities open
to the public and the exhibition of the developed projects. 
Directed by José Luis
de Vicente. With the support of Bestiario.
Those interested may
apply until March 21 through the online form available at

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