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Course Site for Future Cinema 1 (and sometimes Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory) at York University, Canada

Mobile Nation conference — OCAD – next weekend

this looks really interesting — great rates for students, too, even for workshops.
let me know if you’re going!


Mobile Nation: Creating Methodologies for Mobile Platforms
March 22 to 25, 2007

Ontario College of Art & Design
100 McCaul Street, Toronto


From March 22 to the 25th 2007, at the Ontario College of Art & Design, the
Mobile Digital Commons Network, and the Canadian Design Research Network,
host the Mobile Nation international conference, exploring the emerging field
of mobile experience design. Mobile Nation investigates design methods for
locative technologies, devices and games, showcasing international research,
design and engineering.

Mobile Nation invites designers, engineers, and creators to explore the
potential of these platforms in cultural industries, architecture,
educational content delivery, way-finding, and advertising. Participants will
share expertise with WiFi, Global Positioning System (GPS), Bluetooth, Radio
Frequency ID tags, intelligent garments, ambient media applications, and
geo-locative gaming.

The conference features keynotes, live demonstrations and hands-on workshops.
International speakers, panels, teleconferences, symposia, exhibition, and
networking events promise to make Mobile Nation an outstanding gathering for
current mobile design, research and innovation.

Conference information and registration: 416-977-6000 Ext. 494,
www.mobilenation.ca or
contact info@mobilenation.ca

General information: 416-977-6000 | www.ocad.ca

Media contact: Sarah Mulholland, smulholland@ocad.ca
or 416-977-6000 Ext. 327.

The Mobile Nation Conference is presented by conference partners the Canadian
Design Research Network (CDRN), the Mobile Digital Commons Network (MDCN),
the Ontario College of Art & Design, with the support of Canadian Heritage,
Networks of Centres of Excellence, and the Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council (SSHRC).

Wed, March 14 2007 » cell phone, conferences, distributed networks, locative media, talks

One Response

  1. smulholland March 14 2007 @ 2:46 pm

    Just a quick note! This is actually starting NEXT week – on Thursday, March 22 with cocktails that evening! The conference runs until Sunday, March 25.