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Recode the City Symposium
Recode the City Symposium

Recode the City Symposium

An afternoon of talks and discussions on how to transform the urban realm and empower people through digital fabrication at the advent of the quantified city. Curated by Thomas Ermacora, Founder/Creative Director of Machines Room & Clear Village, and Producer/ Co-Author/Design Director of Recoded City, Routledge Press autumn 2015. Part of Human Cities, a 4 year project sponsored by the European Union cultural fund.

14:00 OPENING ADDRESS
FRANK VAN HASSELT (Chief Executive, Clear Village)
NAT HUNTER (Strategic Director, Machines Room)

14:15 PERSPECTIVE: The Maker Age and Global Urban Development
TOMAS DIEZ (Director, FabLab Barcelona)
THOMAS ERMACORA (Founder/Creative Director of Machines Room)
Panel moderator: LUCY BULLIVANT (Co-author of Recoded City)

15:15 INPUT: INDY JOHAR (DarkMatter_Labs Co-founder, 00 [zero zero])

15:30 BREAK

15:45 ZOOM: Re-localisation & distributed manufacturing networked clusters
ELIZABETH CORBIN (Open Workshop Network)
FI SCOTT (Make Works)
NICK IERODIACONO (Open Desk)
Panel moderator: GARETH OWEN LLOYD (Machines Room)
16:45 INPUT: JONATHAN KNOWLES (Explorer, Autodesk) via SKYPE

17:00 META: Building public realm futures & new civic processes
JOHN ELKINGTON (Executive Chairman and Co-Founder at Volans Ventures)
PROFESSOR DANIEL CHARNY (From Now On, Fixperts, Maker Library Network, Founding Director CRL)
Panel moderator: THOMAS ERMACORA
GUEST INPUT: JOSEPH GRIMA (Adhocracy/IdeasCity)

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    Sep . 22 . 2015

  • First Thursday: PLOT @Machines Room
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