Creative Networks – March 2013

Next BSIN & Creative Networks Thursday 30th May

THURSDAY 28 MARCH 2013
5.45PM UNTIL 8.45PM WWW.CREATIVENETWORKSONLINE.COM

BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY, MILLENNIUM POINT, CURZON STREET, BIRMINGHAM B4 7XG
INCLUDING THE MUSIC NETWORK 4PM UNTIL 5.30PM

Including:
WWW.BIRMINGHAMMUSICNETWORK.COM

&

BIRMINGHAM SCREEN IMAGE NETWORK
WWW.BSIN.CO.UK

Theme this month;
Future Media Experiences in the Internet of Things.

Speaker: Jason DaPonte
Media experiences from weather reports, to cooking shows to documentaries, are set for a seismic shift as they become part of the Internet of Things – the network of connected objects and data that are communicating online.

As TVs, games consoles and other similar devices become connected, they will be able to provide us with more
engaging and personal experiences. Media and technology producer Jason DaPonte makes predictions about how this world will unfold.

www.entertheswarm.com

THE SWARM produces and designs digital content and services for the television, arts and culture sectors. The
company has worked with broadcasters and producers from over 20 countries on transmedia strategies and
productions. Before starting THE SWARM, Jason spent three years working in the midst of the mobile content explosion overseeing the content across the BBC’s mobile web, apps and messaging properties. Before that, he was an Executive Producer for BBC Online and a mentor/facilitator for the BBC Creative Network.

He has also worked in digital roles for: FOX, The Economist, Flavorpill, CitySearch, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report and Dealtime.com. Jason was the Hearst Visiting Fellow at the University of Southern California, Annenberg School of Journalism.

Creative Networks brings together all parties involved in screen and sound media in the West Midlands, promoting
both successful business development and collaboration.

To join us for this FREE event, please email creative.networks@bcu.ac.uk
or call 0121 331 5400.

Alternatively, register online at our website www.creativenetworksonline.com

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