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Join us for our 2021 CI Innovation Showcase!

Our 2021 CI Innovation Showcase is taking place online on the 8th and 9th of June. Come along to find out how data and technology are shaping the future of the the creative industries in Edinburgh and beyond! Here are three fantastic reasons why should book your FREE ticket now…

In Conversation With Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE

In Conversation With Anne-Marie Imafidon

We are delighted that Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon will be joining us for an In Conversation With and Audience Q&A on Wednesday 9th June at 12noon.

Anne-Marie is co-founder of the award-winning social enterprise Stemettes, host of the Women Tech Charge podcast, and was voted the most influential woman in tech 2020 by Computer Weekly.

Tune in to hear Anne-Marie’s thoughts on building a more diverse tech sector and how advances in technology are opening up new creative possibilities, as she chats to Janine Matheson, Creative Bridge Lead at CodeBase.

 

Discover inspiring new work from the CI community!

We’ll be showcasing nine fantastic creative projects that are harnessing the power of data and technology to develop ground-breaking products, services and experiences, across three of our key CI themes.

Engaging & Accessing New Audiences
Artist Sarah Calmus, service design and user experience research consultancy inChat, and cultural web platform providers Scottie will introduce their Creative Informatics projects and discuss the ways in which they are using data and data-driven technologies to reach and interact with new audiences in a live panel.

Find out more about incredible data-driven work from the CI Community

Unlocking Hidden Value in Datasets
Brian Baglow
, founder of Scottish Games Network, creative and digital agency Insurgent Studios, and digital surveying and pre-visualisation specialists Stageport will join us to talk about the work they are doing with a variety of data sets to create new tools and resources for the creative industries.

New Modalities of Experience
Interactive experience designers SENSECity, new media artist Martin Disley, and Rebecca Kaye, founder of environmental data design agency Ploterre, will discuss the new modalities of experience they have uncovered for creating innovative new work and audience experiences.

Take part in an interactive performance of Robot Chef!

Foxdog Studios present Robot Chef!

In addition to our jam-packed programme of presentations, panels and meet ups, we’ll be closing out day two of our event with a live interactive performance of Robot Chef, the award-winning show from comedy duo Foxdog Studios.

Have your phone fully charged to control Foxdog’s DIY Robot Chef, and help Lloyd and Pete cook dinner by igniting their gas stove, driving a sky tractor and firing the sausage cannon!

Foxdog will also be sharing itsnotreally.me, their hilarious new work developed as part of the Zoom Obscura project, supported by Creative Informatics and the Human Data Interaction Network!

Don’t miss out on two fun filled day of creative inspiration – book your FREE ticket now!

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