CREATE (CREative and Technology Exchange) is an initiative of the IT professional organization ICT~Office designed to encourage collaboration between IT and the creative industry. Successful practical examples will be presented at a series of meetings, which will feature lectures by representatives from the worlds of business, art and IT. Four IT companies will hold a pitch competition for the creative industry during the year. The first pitch will be presented at this seminar.
Machiel de Rooij (NL), ICT~Office, firstname.lastname@example.org
Speakers and demonstrators:
Tatiana de la O, Community Project Manager,JoostTM
Keith Baker (NL), Open Innovation Manager Philips Applied Technologies DSE
Herman Hintzen (NL), partner of Henq Invest
Graham Smith (CA/D/NL), robotic artist
CREATE seminar introduction and programme.
Welcome, opening: Anne Nigten, (NL), manager V2_Lab
Machiel the Rooij, (NL) project manager, presents the CREative and Technology Exchange, this network project of the ICT branch organised by the ICT~Office, stimulates cooperation between ICT industry and the creative industry through a variety of activities.
Passepartout, a project
By Keith Baker (NL), Open Innovation Manager, Philips Applied Technologies, DSE.
The Passepartout project focuses on the convergence of digital systems and applications in home media-centers, in compliance with the ITEA roadmap: "The Road towards Convergence" thus matching the vision of industries, institutions, SME and government partners. DEAF07 presents the installation Soft(n) by Thecla Schiphorst (CDN) which is one of the outcomes of the Passepartout project.
Joost, A perfect synergy between (old) media and ICT'
Presented by Tatiana de la O, (RA) Community project manager at Joost, focussing on new features and bridging between external communities and developers. Joost is an IPTV solution based on peer to peer which provides the first secure, scalable and reliable distribution platform that is global and which yet maintains the individual touch of the Internet. http://www.joost.com/
How to chase Venture Capital?
Herman Hintzen (NL), partner of Henq Invest, gives a lecture, with practical examples, about Venture Capital in the creative sector. It is a known fact that many SME's are in need of capital investors to transfer their concept from the drawing board towards marketable products, only very few of them succeed in doing so, Hintzen reveals the 'triggers' for success from a venture capitalist perspective.
Launch: The Match pitch
Here one ICT enterprise poses a problem for the 'Match', creative entrepreneurs are invited to pitch their (brilliant) ideas. From the submitted ideas a selection of five will go to the final 'Match' competition, which will be held during the upcoming CREATE meetings. Come to the seminar and find out in this seminar how to participate in this competition where you can win free assistance to realize your creative project.
Introduction of the demonstration
Graham Smith (CND/D/NL) introduces his Telemoby robot demonstration. Telemoby is a robot with TV's, WiFi and Apple isight cameras that allow users to see and hear each other via the cameras and screens on each robot. http://telemoby.hku.nl/
Network lunch, 12:30 - 13:30 hrs
Interact with Telemoby and the other visitors.
CREATE is coproduced by ICT~Office, the CREATE consortium and V2_.