Lab2Programme

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A potential programme skeleton

Below you can find a preliminary DRAFT of the weekend's programme. Both the various sessions, and their times and lengths are subject to change. Each session has its own wiki page (click on its title) - and is ready to be adopted! Please add your name or pseudonym incl. email address on the relevant page, so that other adopters can get in touch with you, and start filling the page with ideas, questions, reading material, links, and anything else that will help to create a fruitful and inspiring discussion session.


THE File:LAB2PROGRAM.pdf VERSION OF THE PROGRAMME CAN BE DOWNLOADED, TOO.


FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3

ARRIVE 3PM FOR REGISTRATION, COFFEE AND GENERAL ORIENTATION!


FRIDAY 4 - 6.30pm

GeneralWelcome & introduction to the 4 1/2 streams running through the weekend.


FRIDAY 6.30 - 7.30pm DINNER


FRIDAY NIGHT from 8pm

Seize the Day Gig&Party at the Gregson Centre.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4

KidzStream running all day! click on the link to volunteer in advance


ARRIVE 9 AM FOR COFFEE, TEA AND HERBS.


9.30 - 9.45 MORNING PLENARY/ANNOUNCEMENTS


SATURDAY MORNING SESSIONS 9.45 - 12.45


POLITECHS:

- DemocraTising new technologies? Community involvement in infotech, nanotech & biotech


HACKING CONSCIOUSNESS:

- EmotionalImpact of Technology - open session


PROPERGANDER:

- alt.media


HACKLAB: please note that the Hacklab workshops times are all subject to change!

- WritingCode for Revolutionaries, Poets and Philosophers


SATURDAY 12.45 - 1.45pm LUNCH


SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS 1.45 - 7.30pm


POLITECHS:

- Military&Defense-influence in technological development

- Privacy&Surveillance


HACKING CONSCIOUSNESS:

- PsycheDelic "technologies" & human "enhancements

- Commodification&Art


PROPERGANDER:

- IndyMedia

- PublishingPolitics


HACKLAB: please note that the Hacklab workshops times are all subject to change!

- VJingTools & techniques

- DesktopPublishing hands-on

- DeMystifying the box: dismantling and exploring a computer for technophobes & hardware hackers?

- BlogMail

- MusicTechnology - improvisation, keyboards, streaming and recording equipment


SATURDAY 8 - 9pm DINNER


SATURDAY NIGHT from 9pm

Tunes to mindboggle you, then to make you dance (in County bar, just next door).

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5

KidzStream running all day!


SUNDAY MORNING SESSIONS 11am - 2pm


POLITECHS:

- Feminism&Technology: what's woman gotta do with it?


HACKING CONSCIOUSNESS:

- Enclosures&Commons (especially of information, incl bio-information)


PROPERGANDER:

- VideoDistribution (and distribution of other media?)


HACKLAB: please note that the Hacklab workshops times are all subject to change!

- VideoEditing and/or encoding (to be able to upload video files on a webserver)

- GPG/PGP: EnCrypted e-communication - what is it and how do I do it?


SUNDAY 2 - 2.45pm LUNCHING on leftovers


SUNDAY FEEDBACK PLENARY SESSION 2.45 - 3.30pm


OPEN SUNDAY AFTERNOON 3.30 - 5pm

follow-up sessions and repeat workshops or whatever.