Meet The Media Guru 2009- ENG, by MGM Digital Communication
A project of Maria Grazia Mattei
MGM Digital Communication
Forum Net Economy
Comune di Milano, Provincia di Milano, Camera di Commercio di Milano
Mediateca di Santa Teresa
Sezione Digitale Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense
Meet the Media Guru is a project financed by public institutions to nourish and
enrich the debate over new media and the future of innovation.
Meet the Media Guru is a programme of seminars offering to a large and
diversified audience a unique opportunity to meet and liase with international
Meet the Media Guru stages projects and ideas. Over the years has become a
point of reference for a growing community looking for inspiration and
Meet the Media Guru pays particular attention to the format. Using multimedia
communication tries to create an immersive ambiance and to involve participants
(those who phisically attend and those connected on the web).
From its launch in 2005, Meet the Media Guru is supported by the Municipality
of Milan, the Province of Milan and the Chamber of Commerce of Milan.
Meet the Media Guru is also supported and hosted by Mediateca di Santa Teresa,
the multimedia section of Biblioteca Braidense (one of the most importantant
Meet the Media Guru targets a large and diversified audience
of professionals and university students.
Participants have an age ranging from 20 to 60
and have quite different backgrounds.
ICT people mix with media and advertising professionals, designers, artisits,
executives working in manufacturing sectors.
What they have in common?
A great attention for the impact of new tchnologies on the world of production
and on social and cultural trends.
From 2005 to 2008 we have built a mailing of almost 14,000 contacts.
Of which 4,700 resgistered themselves
to be part of Meet the Media Guru Community.
Quick facts : 2005 - 2008
16 Meet the Media Guru seminars
(on average 250 partecipants)
4 Meet the Media Guru Executive seminars
(on average 100 partecipants)
1 Meet the Media Guru - Focus on Italy
11000 busienss and professsionals
2600 university students
4700 registired “guristi”
200 partecipants in Second Life events
582 registered on Facebook groups
15.000 card invitations sent by post
1300 press contacts
485 published news
vie del digitale – digital crossroads
Digital Communication Art and science
Social Networking Entertainment
a new and enhanced website
•to empower the Community
•to offer more contents
•and share them at large
facebook, flickr, youtube, vimeo,
March 3 2008 September 2008
Interaction IDEO Zerofootprint
Design and innovation Green social network
Bill Moggridge Ron Dembo
May 12 2008 November 4 2008
Body as interface Middle East
TV and Web 2.0 in the Arab world
Donatella Della Ratta
Vincent John Vincent
November 28 2008
Innovation in open network
February 20 2007 June 12 2007
The pursuit of semplicity: Artificial life
design, technology, business Biotelematics
adn life Transgenic art
John Maeda Eduardo Kac
December 19 2007
May 23 2007
Digital Images and Digital
Places and shapes of culture
The new frontiers of the mind
May 29 2007
Cities as perpetuum mobile
Spacefighter: Evolutionary City(Game)
May 9 2006
27 January 2006
From virtual reality to
Marie-Anne Fontenier Jaron Lanier
March 16 2006 October 20 2006
Internet is no paradise Interactivity
Manual Input Session
Geert Lovink Golan Levin
March 10 2005
Meet Joi Ito
May 20 2005
Meet Lev Manovich
What is new media?