Attend PICNIC Festival 2012: Start Developing Your Organization’s Response to “New Ownership”

PICNIC Festival 2012 will be one of Europe’s largest gatherings dedicated to exploring “New Ownership: the shift from top down to bottom up”. The Festival will take place at Amsterdam’s new EYE Film Institute on September 17 and 18.

Find out how  people are taking greater control over their lives in areas such as business, government, health, education, sustainability and the media through the use of connected technologies.

The Festival will feature more than 65 talks, workshops, labs, panels and master classes. Hear from experts, thought leaders and disruptors who are leading this shift and start developing your organization’s response.

Featured speakers:

  • Jon Lombardo, Social Media COE Leader, General Electric, who will discuss the concept of “healthy sharing” among friends
  • Tim O’Reilly, CEO of O’Reilly Media and one of the founders of the open source and Maker movements
  • Doc Searls, journalist, blogger and author of “The Cluetrain Manifesto” and “The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge”
  • Elizabeth Stark, an open Internet advocate and opponent of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a controversial U.S. Bill widely seen as limiting Internet freedom
  • Andy Hood, who leads the Creative Research & Development team for AKQA, a leading global creative agency
  • Christian Leybold, of e.Ventures, who teaches young companies how to inspire venture capitalists and investors, attract funding and “go global”
  • Elizabeth Stark, an open Internet advocate and opponent of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a controversial U.S. Bill widely seen as limiting Internet freedom
  • Andy Hood, who leads the Creative Research & Development team for AKQA, a leading global creative agency
  • Christian Leybold, of e.Ventures, who teaches young companies how to inspire venture capitalists and investors, attract funding and “go global”

Featured Sessions:

  • The Brave New World of Crowdfunding workshop will explore the financial and legal impact that these platforms will have on entrepreneurs, citizen investors, banks and the traditional investment community
  • The Social Capital of Collaborative Platforms panel will discuss how platforms such as The Awesome Foundation (a crowdfunding network), AirBnB, IOBY (a community resourcing platform), and ChallengePost, the US government’s platform for crowdsourced innovation, are providing vital services and strengthening social capital.
  • The Digital Disruptions workshop will challenge participants to develop future digital innovation scenarios and new products and services which could result when new technologies, economic shifts and social transformations converge.

For more information, visit www.picnicnetwork.org

PICNIC Festival Discount

Forum Virium Helsinki has negotiated a special event registration rate for members: €403 excl. VAT, instead of the normal rate of €575 excl. VAT. To claim this rate, please register at http://www.picnicnetwork.org/register-picnic-festival-12 and enter the code PIC30f0RV1R in the promotion code field.

 

 

 

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Aika: 09/17/2012 (Koko päivä) – 09/18/2012 (Koko päivä) – 09/17/2012 (Koko päivä) – 09/18/2012 (Koko päivä)
Paikka: EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam