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Conference announcement: Creative and Connected

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  • Robin Hamman
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 28, 2001
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      >From: "Keeble, Leigh" <L.M.Keeble@...>
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      >> Forthcoming Conference Announcement
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      >> Organised by:
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      >> The Community Informatics Research & Applications Unit (CIRA),
      >> University of Teesside,
      >>
      >> Creative and Connected
      >> 12th - 14th September 2001-06-15
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      >> Now everybody's a Media Personality!
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      >> Millions of individuals and communities throughout the world are creating
      >> their own Web Pages, joining Internet discussion forums, exchanging
      >> information and providing advice through e-mail, or creating their own
      >> broadcasts through audio/visual webcasting. Most activity takes place
      >> outside the traditional media channels and enables people to become their
      >> own newscasters, artists, politicians, educators, healers, and gossip
      >> columnists. The creative potential of this new media and its consequences
      >> for community regeneration and development is the focus of this conference
      >> organised by CIRA, University of Teesside, on 12th-14th September 2001.
      >>
      >> The event is structured to provide an opportunity to explore ways of using
      >> the new technologies to stimulate community development through the
      >creation
      >> of jobs, improve public services, enhance cultural prospects, overcome
      >> isolation, provide business opportunities and foster social inclusion.
      >>
      >> Our Keynote Speaker is Howard Rheingold, one of the world's gurus of
      >> cyberspace and digital culture. An author, journalist, and editor, Howard
      >is
      >> also a visionary, a futurist, and a synthesiser of today's ever-changing
      >> telecommunications applications.
      >>
      >> For further information and booking form click on to our website:
      >> www.cira.org.uk/creativeandconnected. Or contact: Claire Taylor, Senior
      > > Administrator, Community Informatics Research & Applications Unit,
      > > University of Teesside, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA.
      > > Tel: (01642) 342710
      > > Email: c.taylor@...
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      >> Research Fellow
      >> CIRA
      >> University of Teesside
      >> Middlesbrough TS1 3BA
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      >> Tel: 01642 342710
      >> Fax: 01642 342711
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      > > www.cira.org.uk
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