Trans-Media 2012

Trans-Media 2012
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 4:15am to 1:45pm

ONE DAY CONFERENCE & END OF YEAR SHOW, incorporating Pitch your Project’School of Media and Film, Faculty of Arts, University of Winchester, Hampshire, UK

TRANS-MEDIA 2012 conference aims to promote and present the development and application of digital visualisation and technologies in media, games, apps, assets and marketing research.

Digital and social media are constantly diversifying in form and function at an accelerating rate. New forms of media engage with our personal and public world, transforming our interaction with people, nature, spaces and information. We in turn transform media; regurgitate it out to others with our own personal twist. We tamper with the technology that uses it; we break it, crack it, and transform how it was meant to be used, creating a new use, a new form. We respond easily and quickly to requests of personal information that we would never have dreamt of doing, we talk to strangers online and build virtual communities, source anything we like and have 20 or 30 strangers let us know what they thought of it. Digital and social media have transformed how we interact with our environments and each other – this conference aims to explore how far and how much further.

The School of Media and Film, Faculty of Arts, University of Winchester invites papers on the transformative power and nature of digital and social media.

Conference themes

Conference themes will particularly include new and emerging technologies and applications, including but not limited to:

 Transforming Media:

  • Visualising Ideas and Concepts
  • Games and Media
  • Transforming Media

Transforming Market Research:

  • Social Media Marketing
  • The Creative Audience
  • User Engagement

 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Orlando Woods, MD Brainjuicer Labs (confirmed)
  • Gina Fegan, CEO D-Media & SEMN (tbc)

 

TRANS-MEDIA 2012 incorporates the Digital Media End of Year Show for each year group of BA Digital Media Design and BSc Digital Media Development. Our new programme ‘Masters in Digital Media Practice’ student work will also be exhibited.

TRANS-MEDIA 2012 also kicks off a new element to the End of Year Show. This is ‘Pitch your Project’ where students will be able to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges throughout the day.

 

Registration Information

Register by the 10th May 2012. Booking form available on www.transmedia.co.uk

Registration Fees:

The registration fee includes: attendance, lunch and one copy of the conference proceedings. Prices are per person.

Delegate   £20.00,  Speaker    £10.00,   Student   £   5.00,  Trade Stand   £40.00

Cancellation Policy

Please note that payment for this event is non-refundable after the 30th May 2012. The University of Winchester reserves the right to cancel any event. In this case the full fee will be refunded. Details of event changes or cancellations are available on www.transmedia11.co.uk.

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