Program

Wednesday, November 2
18:00-20:00 Opening Reception at the Goethe-Institut San Francisco
Thursday, November 3
8:00 – 8:50 coffee & registration
8:50 – 9:00 Welcome
Peter Brantley, UC Davis
9:00 – 9:30 Keynote
Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive
9:30 – 9:50 Gone in 15 Seconds: Unlocking the potential of Social Cinema
Adam Dewar, Shield5
9:50 – 10:10 Feed-Native Comics: Visual Storytelling for the Vertical Scroll
Dan Goldman, Priya’s Shatki
10:10 – 10:20 group discussion
10:20 – 10:40 break
10:40 – 11:00 Weaponized Satire In Digital Malls: Using Humor To Pop The Filter Bubble
Joe Veix, Culture Editor, Newsweek
11:10 – 11:30 Let’s Make Some Good Bad Journalism at a Digital Literary Magazine
Craig Taylor, Five Dials (Penguin UK)
11:30 – 11:40 group discussion
11:40 – 12:00 break
12:00 – 12:20 Generating Textbooks
Nick Brown, Ingram VitalSource
12:20 – 12:40 Membranes: An experiment in permeable publishing
Jane Friedhoff, Office for Creative Research
12:40 – 12:50 group discussion
12:50 – 14:10 lunch
14:10 – 14:30 Amplified Voices – Transmedia storytelling in communities
Donna Hancox and Helen Klaebe, Queensland Univ. of Technology
14:30 – 14:50 Interactive Chasms: How the Digital Medium Schisms Story from Narrative
Mohini Dutta, Antidote Games
14:50 – 15:00 group discussion
15:00 – 15:20 break
15:20 – 15:40 A Bag Full of Stories
Dave Cramer, Hachette UK
15:40 – 16:00 The Many Lives of Metadata
Kris Fallon, UC Davis
16:00 – 16:20 Poetry for Robots: An Experiment in Metaphorical Metadata
Corey Pressman, Neologic.co
Friday, November 4
8:00 – 8:50 coffee
8:50 – 9:00 Welcome back
Peter Brantley, UC Davis
9:00 – 9:20 Ambient Literature: Story as Spatial Experience
Tom Abba, Univ. of the West of England & Kate Pullinger, Bath Spa University
9:20 – 9:40 The Book as Cartography: The Materialization of Digital and Imagined Spaces
Dorothy Santos, UC Santa Cruz
9:40 – 9:50 group discussion
9:50 – 10:10 break
10:10 – 10:30 The Lies of Data-Driven Stories
Zara Rahman, The Engine Room
10:30 – 10:50 Expanding the frame: lessons learned from using comics journalism, vr and AR to cover human rights issues
Dan Archer, Empathetic Media
10:50 – 11:00 group discussion
11:00 – 11:20 break
11:20 – 12:00 Exploring VR Law
Jack Lerner, UC Irvine Law and Zahr Said, Univ. of Washington Law
12:00 – 12:10 group discussion
12:10 – 13:50 lunch
13:30 – 13:50 What live performance can teach us about VR; or five meditations on creating immersive experiences
Michael Rau, Wolf 359
13:50 – 14:10 The Muted Gestures of Small Press
Vivian Sming, Artist
14:10 – 14:20 group discussion
14:20 – 14:40 break
14:40 – 15:00 Embodying Queerness: From Web Comics to Virtual Reality
Ali Osworth, The New School + Autostraddle
15:00 – 15:20 Creating Compelling Content for What Technology Does Great: Lessons Learned Through PRY (iOS) and Google Daydream VR
Samantha Gorman, Tender Claws
15:20 – 15:30 group discussion
15:30 – 15:50 break
15:50 – 16:10 Image_by_image
Anton Kusters and Ivan Sigal, Global Voices
16:10 – 16:30 Film is Evil, Radio is Good.
Richard Nash, Cursor
16:30-17:00 au revoir