Brave New Digital World Conference

Salford, Gtr Manchester, UK

Now in its 14th year, the Salford Conference is the most important forum to discuss television from a non-metropolitan perspective.

The 2007 Conference, to be held on 11 January 2007 at the Lowry Centre, Salford Quays, will focus on the opportunities presented by the new digital world for the industry outside London. It will look at the effect on the rest of the country of the BBC’s proposed move to Salford, and as the commercial TV industry changes at bewildering speed it will look at the future of ITV in the Nations and Regions. There will be discussions on the new platforms and interactive media and a chance to meet the experts, The Conference will showcase new platforms and technologies, offer a scriptwriters’ master class, and provide an opportunity over lunch to “Speed Date the Commissioners!”

Brave New Digital World Conference

IGF: Independent Games Festival 2007

Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

The CMP Game Group established the Independent Games Festival in 1998 to encourage innovation in game development and to recognize the best independent game developers. They saw how the Sundance Film Festival benefited the independent film community, and wanted to create a similar event for independent game developers.

The competition, now in its 9th year, awards a total of over $50,000 in prizes to deserving indie creators in Main Competition, Student Competition, and Mod Competition categories at the IGF Awards Ceremony, which will be held the evening of March 7, 2007 at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, and is one of the highlights of the Game Developers Conference.


Games Gone By: A history of video games – GameOn

Game On exhibition, Science Museum, London

Most people think that video gaming starting in the 1970s and 1980s with classic games such as Pong, Space Invaders and Pac-Man, but the real story of video games goes back even further. Come along and discover the machines, the people and true stories behind the birth of the games industry as speakers from the International Game Developers Association delve deep into gaming’s past.


Video Games: Look of the future – GameOn

Our computers and consoles have an amazing amount of processing power, creating realistic lighting, textures and characters. How is this done and are there limits to what can be re-created on a screen? Discover, with Dr Chris Doran of Geomerics, what the games of the future will look like.

Held at the Science Museum.


UK Meets Brazil (Mobile)

Date: Thursday 30th November 2006
Lunch: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Presentations: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Think London , Level 35, 25 Canada Square Canary Wharf , London E14 5LB
Think London , the foreign direct investment agency for London , in association with UK Trade & Investment and the DTI’s Global Watch Service invite you to attend an informal networking lunch and an afternoon of presentations with some of the most exciting companies in Brazil ‘s mobile industry. The event will be chaired by Mike Nutley, Editor of New Media Age and will feature speakers from significant mobile players such as Informa Telecoms & Media. You will have the opportunity to hear about the latest developments in Brazil and the UK from senior representatives from both countries. The Brazilian delegates will include specialists in R&D, content development and distribution. They will be in the UK to explore opportunities for bilateral trade, investment and technology-based collaboration. The companies attending will include, C.E.S.A.R, SupportComm, Tec Toy Mobile, Meantime, LocZ and Mowa. Location: Think London , Level 35, 25 Canada Square Canary Wharf , London E14 5LB

MediaTech 2.006

30.nov.06Library House’s MediaTech 2.006 event puts the convergence of media, technology and communications in one room: gathering the innovators, the disruptors, the investors and the corporate players face-to-face. Sponsored by Microsoft and Intel Capital, this one-day event is about making connections: between industries, between technology and opportunity, but most of all between innovators, corporates and investors. Bringing together some of the hottest upstart companies and mixing them up with the incumbent giants and the key investors, the panel sessions, the presentations and networking opportunities at MediaTech 2.006 are a must for anyone interested in doing smart business in the future of content-driven, technology-enabled businesses. With contributions from top entrepreneurs such as Bob Young (CEO, and co-founder of Red Hat), from giants such as Google, SKY and Yahoo, from Sequoia’s latest investee company, and from top investors such as Index Ventures, now is the time to register your place. Places are limited. Imax Theatre, London
Charlie Chaplin Walk
London, London SE1

Digital Hollywood Europe In London

29.nov.06 – 1.dec.06 Digital Hollywood Europe in London: The Global Conference for the Entertainment, Media and Technology Economies “The premier event for transforming entertainment, technology & the global communications network: TV, cable, telco, mobile, broadband, consumer electronics, search & email, VoIP, RSS, blogs and websites Three days of presentations, panels and workshops. ExCel
Royal Victoria Dock
London, London

NW Start Up 2.0

23.Nov.06 Starting an internet business? Seasoned entrepreneur? Got the killer idea? Wondering what the 2.0 this and 2.0 that is all about? Looking for investment? Looking to invest? What about SaaS? Do you know how many SaaS vendors have entered the market recently? Have you considered starting a business in this space? Web 2.0 (mostly consumer driven) and SaaS (B2B) are the two main evolutions taking place right now. Come along to the north-west’s first and premier 2.0 networking event for an evening of conversation and potential dealmaking. We aim to encourage creative thinking. With input from Techcrunch‘s Sam Sethi, internet original Ivan Pope now Snipperoo, David Terrar of Twinfield and D Squared C and Manchester entrepreneur Manoj Ranaweera of ebdex IoD hub Manchester
Peter House, St Peter’s Square, Oxford Street
Manchester, Manchester M1 5AN

Into The Woods…

23.Nov.06 Into the Woods… at The Shop at Bluebird Building on the success of their first collection “Black & White”, launched this year at the London Design Festival, Digital Wellbeing Labs are delighted to present their next collection “Into The Woods…” in collaboration with the Shop at Bluebird, King’s Road Chelsea. “Into the Woods…” showcases the sometimes weird and wonderful relation between technology and nature through a selection of products, software and art. The collection features digital products made with natural materials and software based on mathematical rules as discovered in nature. We like to inspire you with the work and craft of a new generation of designers. Digital Wellbeing Showroom, at The Shop at Bluebird
350 King’s Road
Chelsea, London SW3 5UU