Tickets
Special:
FabLab
Playground

16 Mai 2018
18:00 Uhr

Landschaftspark
Duisburg-Nord

Mission

Welcome to WestVisions - The premier event for the digital community in the west, at the crossroads between Technology, Business, Art and Society

Engage with the Future

Make. Anything. Possible.

Führende Köpfe der digitalen Branche vor atemberaubender Kulisse, spannende Talks und aufregende Ideen, kühle Drinks, warmes Essen und relaxtes Networking: WestVisions ist das führende Event für die digitale Community im Westen und schlägt die Brücke zwischen Technologie, Wirtschaft, Kunst und Gesellschaft.

An einem der außergewöhnlichsten Orte Deutschlands und Europas, dem Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, treffen sich Kreative, Nerds, Gründer und andere Digital Natives zu einem Abend voller Inspiration und neuer Perspektiven.

Die vierte Ausgabe der WestVisions lädt zu einem spannenden Special mit den FabLabs der Hochschulen Ruhr-West und Rhein-Waal. Mit einigen Überraschungen im Gepäck sorgen die FabLabs auf der WestVisions für inspirierende Einblicke.

Lernt die anderen Teilnehmer in einem experimentellen Umfeld kennen und testet eure Kreativität mit den neuesten Technologien. Werdet somit selbst Gestalter der Zukunft!

Meet, Learn & Get Inspired am 16.05.2018

Speaker

Angela Oguntala

New Territory

Bio

Angela Oguntala is a director at Greyspace, a design and futures consultancy. She has led innovation projects and advised global organizations from education to healthcare to wealth management and various other spaces across culture and technology. Her clients range from small organizations to Fortune 500 companies. She was recently named a creative leader to watch by Kinfolk and featured as part of their best-selling book series The Kinfolk Entrepreneur.

Talk description

We are living in a world that often feels like new territory. Things around us seem to be changing faster and faster and along with such changes comes new realities to respond to: new politics, new technology, shifting consumer tastes and so on. This talk will focus on how to live and lead in such times, and will delve into how a futures thinking mindset plays a big part in doing so.


This talk will be in English.

Adriana Cabrera

Smart and Soft: open-source bio-inspired prototyping

Bio

Adriana Cabrera is scientific assistant in the FabLab Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, at the University of Applied Sciences Rhine Waal. She is leading the advanced training Fabricademy and Personal Fabrication for Care in Germany with other Fablabs worldwide. Originally from Colombia, she works in different areas of design & tangible interaction. Having a background in Industrial Design, she complemented her studies in MFA Media Art and Design at Bauhaus University Weimar and later MA Surface and Textile Design at the Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin, focusing on material research. She is implementing a sustainable experimentation by exploring new bio inspired design, and the impact of today's prototyping.

Talk description

Art, design and technological developments are mostly based on the human body and the environment, nevertheless, prototyping processes are mainly oriented for manufacturing with hard materials and are hence not always suitable for special and individual applications. The emergent process of soft and smart prototyping has a hands-on approach, exploring the intelligence and beauty of more natural processes applied for different purposes such as lightweight and bio-materials, wearables, and soft robotics. Places like FabLabs, are interfacing the expertise, interdisciplinary, and tools for rethinking new ways of creating products and actuating from the local to the global community.


Phoenix Perry

What’s it like to make games with hardware?

Bio

Phoenix Perry creates physical games and user experiences. As an advocate for women in game development, she founded Code Liberation Foundation. In her role at Goldsmiths, University of London, she lecturers on Physical Computing and games and leads an MA in Independent Games and Experience Design.

Talk description

What’s it like to make games with hardware? How can we use our bodies in surprising and fun ways within interactive systems? Phoenix shares her experiences with electricity and play and talks about creating her most recent game, Bot Party which encourages people to hold hands in large groups.


This talk will be in English.

FabLab Playground

Die Hochschulen haben einiges im Gepäck: Drohnen, 3D Scan und Drucker, VR-Brillen und jede Menge Prototypen zum Anfassen und Ausprobieren.

Programm

18:00 Einlass
Schnappt euch einen Drink und lernt schonmal andere Teilnehmer der WestVisions kennen
19:00 Opening Show
by Seb-Lee Delisle
19:10 Angela Oguntala
"New Territory"
19:40 Adriana Carbrera
"Smart and Soft: open-source bio-inspired prototyping"
20:10 Phoenix Perry
"What's it like to make games with hardware?"
20:40 FabLab & Networking
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Location

Gebläsehalle im Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord

Die WestVisions findet im Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord statt. Ein stillgelegtes Stahlwerk, dessen alte Industrieanlagen heute vielfältig genutzt werden. Erlebt eine weltweit nahezu einmalige Parklandschaft, in der sich Industriekultur, Natur und faszinierendes Lichtspektakel vereinen.

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Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord
Gebläsehallenkomplex
Emscherstraße 71
47137 Duisburg

Folgt am Haupteingang der Beschilderung! Der Park verfügt über einen großen öffentlichen Parkplatz, der sich unmittelbar gegenüber dem Haupteingang befindet.

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