Two things I saw at Notcon 04 and got excited about.
Creative Crossings was organised by m-cult, banff centre and arts council england to bring together practitioners from Britain, Canada and Finland to discuss participatory and creative applications for the development of mobile/located and cross-platform media. It was a research based event looking at practice in contemporary media arts.
Notes from a lecture given at Channel 4 in London, covering ideologies, examples, processes and practicalities in interactive narrative.
The Living Surfaces annual conference focuses on the rapidly accelerating role of interactive media in design practice and on the role of design in successful new media projects. Drawing a national audience of design professionals, Living Surfaces offers presentations, panel discussions, and opportunities for informal interaction with international leaders in new media.