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Immerse yourself in a world of new ideas, with The Economist Group. …

Immerse yourself in a world of new ideas, with The Economist Group.
This presentation showcases the new Wavecast technology which we are using to create interactive events.
We’re taking our world-leading events and opening them up to the world.
Our innovative media platform delivers an interactive experience to bring our events to life online.
Watch the event live. Interact with our global online audience. Contribute to the conversation.

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  • 1. IMMERSE YOURSELFIN A WORLD OF NEW IDEAS A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE FOR CURIOUS MINDS © The Economist Group 2012
  • 2. WHEREVER YOU ARE. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 3. EXPERIENCE A NEW CONCEPT IN EVENTS. We’re taking our world-leading events and opening them up to the world.Our innovative media platform delivers an interactive hybrid experience to bring our events to life online. Watch the event live. Interact with our global online audience. Contribute to the conversation. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 4. CAPTIVATING Watch the world’s best speakers, live online. We bring together some of the world’s most inspiring and thought-provoking people.All in a sophisticated cross-platform browser available worldwide, powered by Wavecast®. A new way to watch and participate in a live event. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 5. EMPOWERINGDrive the conversation by contributing your views. • Post your thoughts in the activity comment feed. • Pose questions to the speakers. • Expand the conversation by linking your social media followers with the live event. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 6. ENGAGING Delve deeper into topics with other virtual users.Create and continue sideline conversations with other contributors by commenting on their posts. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 7. ENLIGHTENINGGather new knowledge to help inform your views. Gain a wider understanding of the issues by exploring items pushed into the feed. Session-related content such as speaker profiles, articles, infographics, interesting links and much more are all available for you to access on the platform. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 8. CUSTOMISABLESave your favourite parts from the event. Make the event your own by creating your personal timeline. Save favourite comments, articles or graphs which appear in the feed, timestamp moments in the discussion that you like and add notes or comments of interest. After the event you can return to your timeline and share the experience with friends and colleagues, wherever they are. See your personal timeline Save video moments using timestamp Save comments © The Economist Group 2012
  • 9. SOCIABLEConnect with like-minded people. Build your network by linking up with other participants, both at the event and watching online. Sort by name or geography. Connect via their LinkedIn or Twitter pages, or click on the envelope icon next to their name to message them directly. View other users’ timelines to see their favourite moments. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 10. RELIVE IT Return to the event content whenever you like.If you miss any of the sessions from the live event, you can go back at any time to fill in your knowledge gap.On-demand videos from each session will be available on the programme tab within a day of the event having finished. Click “Watch” to visit that video along with its comment feed and related content. © The Economist Group 2012
  • 11. JOIN USFOR A NEW EVENT EXPERIENCE. www.economistconferences.co.uk @EG_MgtThinking © The Economist Group 2012
  • 12. © The Economist Group 2012