I am delighted to have been involved in preparing for the first UK Media Lab Session at the Media Innovation Studio.
All the information for people attending is summarised here - or at least this is where you will find us over the the weekend
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The running order looks a bit like this
FRIDAY MAY 16
6pm Registration, Drinks and welcome
6.15pm Welcome Paul Egglestone and Clare Cook & health & safety.
6.30pm Opening Keynote Daniel Bentley, and other 'what is media innovation'
6.45pm How it works, key information media lab session, resources experiences from the past. Remerge session capturing ideas at launch - what is media innovation and open source innovation
7.30pm Brainstorming ideas to prototype
8.30/9pm Pizza in the studio
10pm Teams. Fab lab introductions.
SATURDAY MAY 17
9-10am Breakfast in the studio
10.00am Build begins!
11.00am – 12:00am Expert corner masterclass sessions in breakout rooms
UX, business model, audience and technical & data experts will be roaming between the teams providing assistance and support.
12.30am Business model, revenue streams and audience empathy session
1:30pm Lunch in the studio
After lunch we’ll leave you alone for the afternoon to get on with building and researching!
6.00pm Standup development review to mentor panel
We’ll go round the teams and get a quick 30 second overview of your progress/issues
7pm Remerge reminder - progress reports
8:00 pm restaurant
SUNDAY MAY 18
9-10am Breakfast in the studio.
9.30- 10.00am “How to Pitch” session
UX, audience and technical & data experts will be roaming between the teams providing assistance and support.
2pm build continues
5pm Prototype deadline!
All teams should have submitted their presentation/demo to the jury.
5-6pm Participants pitch to dragons
6-7pm Remerge debrief session, social network analysis, open source media innovation process
7pm Winners announced
7pm + Drinks and networking, goodbye