Day of the Media Labs (public presentations)

Meet and greet other interesting people from different Media Labs and institutes, exchange ideas and get inspired.

Wednesday September 26th 2007, another PICNIC Partner Event. Under supervision of the Media Guild, the international Media Labs will host an open pre-conference session, presenting their current work on stage.

This morning session provides you with an excellent chance to get a concise and vivid impression of the state of the art work of the most re-known Media Labs. Get impressed and inspired by the newest developments and don’t miss this great opportunity to talk to those involved directly!

So this is a great moment to get your brain uncorked!

Time schedule Event:
08.30 – 09:00 hrs Welcome
09:00 – 10:45 hrs Start program
10:45 – 11:15 hrs Break
11:15 – 12:30 hrs End of program

Admission is free.
For more information about Part 1 go here:

Immediately after this morning event, the main PICNIC conference will be officially opened.

The following people and institutes will present their work:

Interpublic Emerging Media Lab, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Lori Schwartz (Director)

Brand Experience Lab, New York, U.S.A.
David Polinchock (Chief Experience Officer)

Living Labs Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
Jakob Rasmussen (Managing Director)

Innovation Lab, Denmark
Mads Thimmer (Co-founder)

Interactive Institute, Sweden
Johan Redstrom (Design Director)

Humlab, Umea, Sweden
Patrik Svensson (Director)

Sevenspiral/Creative Northants, U.K.
Will Pearson (Director)

Centre for Digital & Creative Industries, Sandbox, UK
Simon Robertshaw (Director)

Barcelona Media, Spain
Marta Ysern (Business Development Director)

Eurolabs, Spain
Humberto Schwab (Founder)

Culminatum, Helsinki, Finland
Irina Blomquist (Business Director)
Tommi Rissanen (Program Director)

Forum Virium, Helsinki, Finland
Esa Blomberg (Program Director)
Kaisa Sibelius (SME Partnership Program)

Waag Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Janine Huizenga (Creative Director)
Dick van Dijk (Concept Developer)

This event is organised by PICNIC and Mediaguild, see more information here