Urban Festival of Electronic Music and Arts
Manchester 20 - 23 July
Futuresonic celebrates its 10th anniversary with a festival programme of over 100 acts and artists from around the world. Featuring an international conference, ground breaking exhibitions and over 30 events, Futuresonic 2006 has it all.
No mud, no tents. Just 3 glorious days of sounds and sights at venues across the city.
SOCIAL TECHNOLOGIES SUMMIT
THE FUTURESONIC 2006 CONFERENCE
20-23 JULY 2006
Opening event Thursday 20th July, 4.30pm
Conference Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd July, 10am-5pm
Delegate Pass 45 GBP
Futuresonic 2006, Manchester's urban festival of electronic music and arts, celebrates its 10th anniversary with the launch of a major new conference strand, the Social Technologies Summit, bringing together leading figures to explore "a whole new way of doing things in the air".
SUMMIT PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:
Masaki Fujihata, last.fm, Regine Debatty (www.we-make-money-not-art.com), Steve Coast (openstreetmap.org), Share NYC (http://share.dj/share/), Toshio Iwai (Electroplankton on the Nintendo DS), Matt Webb, Richard Peckham (Galileo/Astrium), Inke Arns, Stephen Kovats, Tom Carden, Atau Tanaka, Jose Luis de Vicente, Stanislav Roudavski, Steve Benford, Rob Van Kranenburg, James Wallbank, Ben Russell, Drew Hemment.
Plus talks and presentations by festival artists including...
Zachary Lieberman, Simon Pope, Michelle Teran, Jen Southern, Pete Gomes, Open Music Archive, Owl Project, Pete Hindle, Sven Koenig, Victor Gama, mimoSa, Bandung Center for New Media Arts, and many more.