PSFK has been tracking inspirational events and conferences being held around the world, featuring exceptional gatherings in the Events section of our home page. Below are a handful of upcoming events that we are looking forward to as platforms for speakers and attendees to spread good ideas.
Who’s The Man, June 3-8, London Who’s The Man, is an installation of more than a 1000 brilliant hand painted enamel panels, each containing a word or a phrase used to describe a ‘man’. Part encyclopaedic survey, part decorative texture, and part navigational instrument to help the bewildered male plot his way through the gender landscape…
Augmented Reality Event (ARE) June 2-3, Santa Clara CA, the first global event dedicated to advancing the business of augmented reality. The activities will be kicked off by a highly anticipated keynote from the “augmented reality prophet,” world-renowned author, futurist, editor and critic, Bruce Sterling.
Makers Market Socrates Sculpture Park June 4-6 New York City Now in its second year, Makers Market is a premier forum to experience the convergence of design and contemporary craft in an open air marketplace presented in a series of large tents within Socrates Sculpture Park’s spring exhibition
Persuasive 2010 JUNE 7-9 Copenhagen, Denmark The Fifth International Conference on Persuasive Technology, hosted by the Royal School of Library and Information Science in collaboration with Aalborg University and Oulu University. The Persuasive Technology conference series is for academics and practitioners with an interest in research, theory, technologies, design, and applications related to persuasion.
The Science Fair June 5 – 13 New York Inspired by grade-school education fairs, Science Fair is a collaborative effort that examines science-based projects and concepts through the lens of art. Artists will create their own presentation booths and interactive experiments to be on display at the Fair. The exhibition explores the potential for science as a breeding ground for art: a way to inform and inspire art as a springboard for creative thought.