FITC Amsterdam 2018

2018-02-19 00:00:00 2018-02-20 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2018 Now in its 11th year, FITC Amsterdam returns to host the groundbreaking design and tech event on the future of innovation, design and all the cool shit in between. Amsterdam FITC Amsterdam

Overview

Geoff and Anita will discuss how escapism inspires a use of technology that evolves the human perspective. A philosophy fuelled by creating fantasies for other people.

Engaging with dystopia and fiction, performance, stage and crowds. Activism and empathy. Robots and beauty. Gaming and fashion. Children and fairytales. AI politics and bio-hacking.

Objective

To realize that escapist realities have deeper and more meaningful implications so how can technology bring us further.

Target Audience

Artists, advertising creatives, academics, technologists

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. Philosophical approaches to technology
  2. Escapism in a social media world
  3. New world realities, some dystopian, some positive
  4. Rebellion in commercial work
  5. Disposable humans in the future