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Meet us @ STOA HLT Workshop

STOA HLT Workshop

When: January 10th

Where: European Parliament, Brussels

What is it? A meeting of experts dedicated to putting HLT (Human Language Technologies) on the European political agenda.

Date

Friday, January 6th, 2017

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Recap: Media Fast Forward 2016

On December 8, 2016, Flemish Radio and Television company VRT hosted yet another instalment of its innovation conference Media Fast Forward in Brussels. Peggy van der Kreeft from DW Innovation attended the event.

Date

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

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DW Innovation Projects 2016: Don’t memo — demo!

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Inno Team’s Eva Lopez testing output created with the alpha version of VR editor Fader

As the newest team member, my first task was pretty straighforward: talk to the colleagues, ask their opinion on what was in important in 2016, and familiarize myself with the formidable projects currently pursued by @dw_innovation. The material I collected turned out to be a very good basis for a year in review post. So here is exactly that.

Date

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

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Meet us @ Global MIL Week

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016

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When: October 31st – November 6th

Where: University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil

What is it?
Launched in 2012 the Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week is the annual highlight event for a number of worldwide initiatives hosted and coordinated by UNESCO. It includes the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference (MILID) as well as the first General Assembly of the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL). It it furthermore the stage for the Global MIL Awards honouring innovative media and information literacy related projects and activities.

Date

Monday, October 31st, 2016

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Meet us @ VR & AR World 2016

VR AND 360° FILMING FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTERS

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When: October 19th, 20th 2016

Where: London, GB

What is it?
VR & AR World brings together the leading exponents of Virtual and Augmented Reality worldwide, featuring technology case studies, debates and demonstrations to unite the ecosystem and maximise the full commercial potential of this rapidly developing new technology.

Date

Monday, October 17th, 2016

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Meet us @ Prix Italia 2016

Virtual Reality’s biggest bet

Image by Sara Prestianni

When: October 1st 2016

Where: Lampedusa , Italy

What is it?
Prix Italia, originally launched in 1948, is one of Italy’s most important Media and Culture events. Lasting from September 30th to October 2nd, Prix Italia 2016 again gathers media and culture actors from all over the World “to promote and celebrate the best quality, innovation and creativity in the production of Radio and Television programmes and content for the Web.” This year’s edition chose a radical approach to draw attention to one of the major challenges of our time: the refugee crisis. All of Prix Italia 2016 numerous cultural events, workshops and expert discussions will focus on this topic.

Date

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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REVEAL Workshop Review & Resources

On 20 Sep 2016 the REVEAL project, in which DW Innovation is heavily involved, conducted its final workshop. The full-day event was organised by the project consortium under the leadership of ATC’s iLab and DW Innovation Projects. Topic of the day: social newsgathering and verification of eyewitness media. 

Almost 90 participants attended and joined in lively discussions about challenges and approaches regarding the use and verification of social media in news. Judging by the feedback received, and following comments on Twitter under the conference hashtag #smvw16, the day turned out to be a big success!

Two keynotes speeches kick off the workshop

Sam Dubberley. Image by Jochen Spangenberg

Sam Dubberley

The day started off with a keynote by Sam Dubberley, co-founder of Eyewitness Media Hub and former Head of the Eurovision’s News Exchange.

Date

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

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REVEAL and InVID partnering with First Draft News

Joining the initiative to streamline verification and increase news literacy

The First Draft News initiative is one of the leading actors or platforms in the field of social media newsgathering and verification of eyewitness media. Supported by Google News Lab and launched in mid-2015, the main aim of the undertaking is to portray the state of affairs in social newsgathering, provide training material and pool resources on the project website – launched in November 2015.

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Date

Friday, September 16th, 2016

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Meet us @ REVEAL UGC verification workshop

Dealing with eyewitness media: challenges and solutions

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When: 16 September 2016

Where: Plaza Resort Hotel, Athens, Greece

What is it?
On Friday 16 September 2016 the REVEAL project consortium is hosting a one day workshop south of Athens, Greece, in which participants will raise and discuss various aspects of social media verification. This includes showcasing how technology can aid in the process.

Date

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

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Meet us @ IBC 2016

Electronic Media & Entertainment

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When: 11 – 12 September 2016

Where: Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands

What is it?
The IBC is a key platform to meet with companies and people active in the international electronic media and entertainment industry. The IBC Exhibition takes place from 9 – 13 September 2016 in Amsterdam with the IBC Conference running from 8 – 12 September. According to the organisers, in 2015, the event attracted more than 55,000 attendees from 170 countries around the world, exhibiting more than 1,600 technology suppliers.

Date

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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