9.00 | Registration and refreshments
9:30 | Welcome note
Irini Papadimitriou, Creative Director, FutureEverything
9:50 | A Brief History of Atmospheric Memory
José Luis de Vicente, Curator, FutureEverything
10:00 | Keynote: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Artist, Atmospheric Memory
11:00 | Panel: Digital Heritage and Future Voices
A conversation about bias, digital inclusion, control and the implications of machine learning and training data sets.
Speakers: Anna Ridler(artist), Sam Burton (Director of Insights, Mozilla Foundation) and Marcus Hadfield (Chief Strategy Officer, Apadmi).
Chaired by Dr David Jackson (Researcher in Narrative and AI, School of Digital Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University).
12:00 | Short break
12:10 | Participatory session: A critical exploration of voice technologies
Interactive session on collectively exploring and mapping bias and oppressive systems embodied in technology today.
Led by Elvia Vasconcelos (Design Researcher)
13.30 | Lunch break
14:30 | In Conversation: Unintended Consequences
Artist Katriona Beales in conversation with William Tunstall-Pedoe, entrepreneur and founder of Evi (now Amazon Alexa), exploring questions of social justice, rising inequality and accountability in relation to the development of AI.
15:30 | Panel: Environmental Memory
On data, cloud computing and the material impact of digital communications technologies.
Speakers: Dr Sarah Mander (Senior Researcher, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research), Vladan Joler (Director at Share Foundation and chair of New Media department, University of Novi Sad, Serbia) and Joana Moll (artist).
Chaired by:José Luis de Vicente (Curator, FutureEverything)
16.30 | Closing note
17.00 | Optional walking tour – pre-booking required, first come first served basis
*Please note: timings may be subject to change.*