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October 2019

Design and Semantics of Form and Movement

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - Friday, October 11, 2019
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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DeSForM (Design and Semantics of Form and Movement) seeks to present current research into the nature, character and behavior of emerging typologies of connected and intelligent objects within adaptive systems.

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May 2019

Media in Transition 10: A Reprise – Democracy and Digital Media

Friday, May 17, 2019 - Saturday, May 18, 2019

Concepts of participation, trust, and democracy are increasingly fraught, essential, and powerfully repositioned. How will our news media look and sound in the next decade? What can we learn from news media of the past? What can international perspectives reveal about the variability and fluidity of media landscapes?

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March 2014

Sandbox Summit@MIT, “Innovation by Design: Inspirations for Playful Learning”

Monday, March 24, 2014 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014
MIT Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Sandbox Summit@MIT 2014 will present some of the minds behind—and in front of—today’s evolutionary ideas, platforms, places and products. From toys and games to schools, museums, media and marketing, presenters will delve into the purposeful designs that power playful learning.

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May 2013

Media in Transition 8: Public Media, Private Media

Friday, May 3, 2013 - Sunday, May 5, 2013

Submissions accepted on a rolling basis until Friday, March 1, 2013.

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November 2012

Futures of Entertainment 6

Friday, November 9, 2012 - Saturday, November 10, 2012
MIT Building E51, Wong Auditorium, 70 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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This year's event, Nov. 9-10 at MIT, will look at how media producers and audiences are relating to one another in new ways in a spreadable media landscape.

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June 2012

2012 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference

Sunday, June 17, 2012 - Tuesday, June 19, 2012
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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On June 17-19, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and MIT's Center for Civic Media will host the 2012 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference: "The Story and the Algorithm".

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May 2012

ROFLCon 2012

Friday, May 4, 2012 - Saturday, May 5, 2012
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"Informed commentators suggest that this may be the most important gathering of humanity since the fall of the tower of Babel."

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April 2012

Sandbox Summit 2012: Going Global, Going Mobile

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - Wednesday, April 18, 2012
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The mobile revolution has not only changed the tools of play; it's changed the rules.

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June 2011

2011 Civic Media Conference

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - Friday, June 24, 2011
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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The conference brings together past and present Knight News Challenge winners, media innovators, and community leaders.

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May 2011

Media in Transition 7: “Unstable Platforms: The Promise and Peril of Transition”

Friday, May 13, 2011 - Sunday, May 15, 2011

Has the digital age confirmed and exponentially increased the cultural instability and creative destruction that are often said to define advanced capitalism?

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April 2011

National Conference for Media Reform

Friday, April 8, 2011 - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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Our Center for Future Civic Media is a proud member of the local host committee for the National Conference for Media Reform (April 8-10, here in Boston). We'll be staffing a table if you'd like to hang with us.

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June 2010

2010 Future of News and Civic Media Conference

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - Friday, June 18, 2010
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and MIT's Center for Future Civic Media will host the Future of News and Civic Media Conference.

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May 2010

Humanities + Digital: Visual Interpretations Conference

Thursday, May 20, 2010 - Saturday, May 22, 2010
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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How do visual representations of complex data help humanities scholars ask new questions?

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April 2010

ROFLCon

Friday, April 30, 2010 - Saturday, May 1, 2010
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Sponsored in part by CMS, ROFLCon is "Two days and two nights of the most epic internet culture conference ever assembled."

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November 2009

Futures of Entertainment 4

Friday, November 20, 2009 - Saturday, November 21, 2009

Futures of Entertainment 4 once again brings together key industry leaders and academic scholars who are shaping these new directions in our culture.

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