Below: the pre-conference home-page:
"the most important conference worldwide for designers and digerati"
brilliant, innovative and cool...trends that will mark design in the future" (Domus Magazine)
The design challenge of pervasive computing
14, 15, 16 November 2002 in Amsterdam, Rai Conference Centre
Trillions of embedded systems are being unleashed into the world. What are the implications of a world filled with all these sensors and actuators? Some of the worlds most insightful designers, thinkers and entrepreneurs will address these questions, with you, at Doors of Perception 7 in Amsterdam on 14, 15, 16 November 2002. The theme is Flow: the design challenge of pervasive computing.
Open Doors Takes Shape
Open Doors is a three-hour presentation of project presentations that focus on new uses of pervasive computing. The session is on Friday 15 November (Day Two) at 16:00. We are still evaluating several last-minute proposals, but the following presentations are already confirmed. The winner receives a trip to India to present at the next DoorsEast. Click "Open Doors" to find out who's presenting.
Who else is coming to Doors
Companies registered so far include:
Appliancestudio, BBC, Be9, BTexact, Canon, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Europemedia, Danfoss, Decathlon, Diesel Marketing, Dolce et Gabbana, Eden Design, Endemol, Ericsson, Festo, Heineken, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Icatt, Ideo, KPN, Lego, LiveWork, Ludicorp, Meru, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Orange, Philips, the Dutch Police, Ra.nj, Sapient, Siemens Design Center (Designafairs.com), Submarine, Sony, Tarantell, TBWA, Telecom Italia, Tinlab, TNO, UN Studio
Research labs and institutes including:
Design Council UK, FutureLab Sweden, Glasgow Lighthouse, Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Interactive Institute Sweden, MAK Frankfurt, MediaLab, MediaLabEurope, SmartLab, Ultralab, Waag, Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, Jan van Eyck Academie.
Amsterdam, Art Center, Bartlett Carnegie Mellon, Central Saint Martins, Columbia, Copenhagen, Cranfield, Delft, Dutch Art Institute, Eindhoven, Erasmus, Helsinki UIAH, Lapland, Leiden, London School of Economics, Malmo, Madrid, Michigan, Milan, Musashino, Nijenrode, NYU, Oslo, Princeton, Royal College of Art, Simon Fraser, Sorbonne, Srishti Bangalore, Toronto, Trinity College Dublin, Utrecht HKU, Vassar, Westminster, Yale.
And the following countries will be represented:
Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, India, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America
Why go to Flow?
Here is a text that was written for Vormberichten, the Dutch design magazine, for publication in their October issue.
Doors of Perception bridges the establishment and the cultural avant-garde
a catalyst for radical cultural ideas that result in sustainable business innovations (Wall Street Journal)