Pierre Lévy (CA)

Keynotes

Saturday May 23 - 9:00
Espace SAT
Back to 2015 schedule

Pierre Lévy (CA)

Keynotes

EMERGENCE : RE-COGNIZING COMPLEXITY

The rise of immersive experiences are profoundly affecting conceptions of reality, provoking questions about our place, role and responsibility in the world. But what useful knowledge is emerging from accelerated ability to analyze, visualize, and explore “big data” within immersive displays?

----

OPENING KEYNOTE

Pierre Levy (Ottawa) : Philosopher, cultural theorist, and media scholar Pierre Lévy is Canada Research Chair in Collective Intelligence and author of IEML (Information Economy MetaLanguage).

pierrelevyblog.com

----

IN CONVERSATION WITH

Bill Seaman (Durham NC) : Artist and theorist Seaman is the inventor of recombinant poetics, designer of sentient machines, and Professor Visual Studies at Duke University.

Mike Phillips (Plymouth UK) : Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts at Plymouth University, Phillips explores the ubiquity and potential of ambient data for making the invisible visible.

Dan Neafus (Denver CO) : Director of Operations at the Gates Planetarium and Founding Director of IMERSA, Neafus’ lessons from decades of experience in dome theaters are featured in productions worldwide.

Panelists

Mike Phillips (UK)
Bill Seaman (US)
Dan Neafus (US)