Date: 11th October 2012
Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Garden Court, Highfield, University of Southampton
How are digital networks transforming our lives? What can the latest technologies do for you? If you’re not online, are you out of the game?
- World leading speakers
- Demonstrations of the latest technologies
- Panel debate and discussion with digital experts
- Free workshops and ‘unconference’ networking sessions
This one day interactive conference will explore the pioneering interdisciplinary projects already underway at the University of Southampton.
Technology sceptic and author Andrew Keen will provoke debate in his keynote address by predicting future developments and challenging assumptions that the Internet is always a force for good.
Southampton’s Professor Dame Wendy Hall will explain how businesses and researchers can make effective use of open and big data sets through the Web Observatory.
The conference will also provide the opportunity for you to explore your own areas of interest through workshops, demonstrations and one-to-one networking with experts in a wide range of digital technologies.
The event is sponsored by the University of Southampton’s Multidisciplinary Research, the Digital Economy Research Group and the Centre for Strategic Innovation in collaboration with Business Solent, Digital Surrey and Headstream.