In 2014, for the first time, the Games for Change festival joins the Tribeca Film Festival: the 11th edition of the Game for Change Festival will be held in New York from the 22nd to the 26th of April 2014, within the framework of the Tribeca Film Festival Innovation Weeks.
Open Minds to Open Action is the claim for the 2014 edition of the Open Knowledge Festival, hosted by the large architectural complex of Kulturbrauerei in Berlin from the 15th to the 17th of July 2014.
Organised by the Open Knowledge Foundation the Festival will bring together the open movement makers, thinkers, activists and researchers, over 1.000 people from more than 60 countries, to share their skills and experiences in the field of open data and open knowledge, working together to design tools, knowledge and information that are freely shared for anyone, anywhere, to use for any purpose.
The call for Virtual Reality is officially on. After the launch in 2012 of the Oculus Rift - one of the first augmented reality devices of its kind - this new technology had its long awaited debut in the world of video games just a few days ago.
On May 13th and 14th 2014 the fourth edition of Smart City Event will be held in Amsterdam. Smart City Event aims to bring together stakeholders for smart cities to let them share their knowledge and experiences. The 2013 edition was a big success with 520 international parties attending the meeting.
The annual meeting of ARGFest-o-Con, the most important conference and game festival focused on alternate reality games, transmedia entertainment and serious game, will be held in Portland, Oregon, from July 31st to August 2nd 2014.
By the end of the first part of of this year (2014) the Province of Noord-Brabant will be the first to have an interactive bicycle path in the Netherlands.
The project, designed by the Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde and Heijmans, consists of a path composed of sensitive light stones that will light up at night and create beautiful patterns when bikes pass by.
On April 29th and 30th 2014 the Grand Connaught Rooms in London will host the third annual conference “Smart to Future Cities”, two days of keynotes, panels, case studies and workshops about methodologies, approaches, technologies and platforms for Smart Cities.
The call for paper for the Seventh International Conference on Interactive Storytelling (ICIDS) is out and open until June 16th, 2014. ICIDS is the premier international conference on interactive digital storytelling.
The annual meeting of Spaghetti Open Data, the Italian community devoted to open data, will be held in Bologna on March 28th, 29th and 30th, 2014. The meeting will include a conference, a training day and a hackathon. Friday, March 28th will be dedicated to the most interesting experiences related to open data.