Open Call for Future Innovators Summit 2017 @ Ars Electronica 2017 in Linz/Austria
The Ars Electronica Festival "Artificial Intelligence – The other I" will soon take place in Linz/Austria onSeptember 7-11, 2017. For the special workshop programme, Future Innovators Summit‘ (7-10th of September) the organisers are looking for innovators with creative ideas and projects (in development, ongoing or realized) relevant to the challenging initial questions of this year's main themes.
What is the Future Innovators Summit (FIS)?
FIS is a creative workshop format to develop ideas and prototypes for the future. For four days a vast international mix of seasoned experts as well as young entrepreneurs, activists, engineers, scientists, artists and designers will gather to discuss ideas and develop the ultimate Creative Questions to the following themes:
# Future Humanity
# Future Work
# Future Home
Whom are the organisers look for?
Expanding on the creative questions from Future Innovators Summit 2016, they are searching for people who have conceptual ideas to respond to the questions of 2017, who can imagine alternative future scenarios and who have the skills to tackle the challenges involved in responding to a Creative Question and presenting the responses to the festival audience.
The selected applicants will receive the following benefits:
· Travel & accommodation
· Full festival pass including Gala ticket
· Participation in networking dinner and event
Deadline: 17 July 2017