Friday, May 8, 2009

[Yasmin_announcements] Lift with Fing in Marseille June 18-20 2009

Lift with Fing, Marseille, 18-20 June 2009
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Lift is a series of events built around a community of doers and
thinkers who get together in Europe and Asia to explore the social
consequences of new technologies. Each conference is a chance to turn
changes into opportunities by anticipating the major shifts ahead, and
meeting the people who drive them. » learn more

The hands-on future

Throughout the world, entrepreneurs, researchers, artists, designers,
activists, many are inventing radically new ways to innovate, design,
produce, trade, exchange and manage.

On June 18,19 and 20, they will be at Lift France to talk about the
Hands-On Future, a future where we are all actors of change.
"Hands-on" is about creating objects that are not just "smart" and
connected, but also customizable, hackable, transformable, fully
recyclable. It is about decentralized manufacturing and home
fabrication. Building a hands-on future also means reconnecting global
environmental challenges with growth as well as with human desire,
pleasure, beauty and fun. Innovation is everywhere, emerging from
users as well as entrepreneurs, researchers or activists... more on
the program

The conference will happen in English with live French translation.

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