The true source of innovation in Campus Party is in its participants.Innovate is to share and to read the contributions & keys from others toadvance on their own projects. It is an attitude that seeks complete withimagination that does not yet exist. Innovation is, in short, build thefuture. And that is what they are getting.For seven days, the participants at the event showed their passion andgenerosity. Passion expressed in their way of enjoying the content, tolive each hour with their friends, and transforming technology in theirown lifestyle. Generosity because they are sharing, through their ideasand projects, all their knowledge to write the new rules of digital culture.Conferences, workshops, panel discussions, competitions ... More than300 hours of training and a full week to experience the biggest event ofinnovation, creativity, entertainment and digital culture connected in theworld.
The final frontier. On July 30, 2010 Campus Party handed over all borders. A balloon, built byastronomers of the event, in collaboration with participants from CampusBot, reached out spaceand sent, from 35 miles up, so spectacular images like this..
HTML5 Workshop. José Manuel Cantera, Telefónica R& D, showed the keys of a language thatwill become one of the semantic web standards, the next evolutionary step in Internet
Music and social networking. One of the most expected moments of the event took place with thevisit of two talented musicians: Ivan Ferreiro and Carlos Jean. Along with journalists andbloggers, both discussed how the Internet is changing the musical production and distribution.
The universe for everyone. The lecture "Introduction to Astronomy" got that many participantswould be interested in the possibility of taking the first steps in a discipline capable of explaininga lot of our past and anticipate, at the same time, what lies ahead.
The magic of mathematics. Although it does not seem easy to find convergence between the magicand computers, Fernando Blasco, a professor of Applied Mathematics at the Polytechnic Universityof Madrid, showed through a fun talk the importance of mathematics in card games.
Face to face. Pau Garcia Milà, creator of EyeOS, and Eduardo Arcos, founder of Hipertextual,confronted their views about the future of the Internet, social media and how to become asuccessful entrepreneur in the digital world.
Working in the age 2.0. Times are changing and how to find a job, too. The contribution ofAlfonso Alcantara, editor in yoriento.com, in his lecture "Use 2.0" was instructive and useful forthe attendees.
Trends in videoclips. Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, director at Cuatro Cabezas, and Manu Trenado,director at MTV Television, reviewed the best music of the past 30 years, in a speech full ofhumor and musical references.
Football and Twitter. The Community managers for Valencia, Real Madrid and Barcelona,discussed the influence of new media in sports media in a discussion panel moderated by DavidPadilla, head of content at Marca.com.
Formative content. Hundreds of hours of learning guarantee the consistency of Campus Party.The workshops conducted in all content areas enabled the participants to learn from the hands ofreputable professionals in the world of technology, creativity and science.
Robots to suit all tastes. The robotics workshops and competitions, both advanced as those forthose who wanted to take their first steps in this discipline, noted for its diversity and emotion:from classics robo-trackers to curious climbing robots.
The best Spanish game developers. The fifth edition of Desarrollador_ES prizes, awarded byDOID (Developers Association of Interactive Digital Entertainment) and Campus Party in Valenciabrought together the best developers in our country.
Lights, camera, action. Hundreds of campuseros participated in the filming of a spectacularlipdub that went through all the facilities of the event. An explosion of time synchronizing, rhythmand above all, humor
Pure excitement. As usual in all editions of the event, the games finals generated great buzz anda large audience gathered in front of the stage. Music, sports, wrestling and strategy were themost successful fields among participants.
A new record. Its becoming a tradition. The modders have marked the week of Campus Party as a datethat will undoubtedly set a new record for overclocking. And this year did not failed, posting a europeanrecord PC Mark thanks to the sponsorship from Intel.
Steve WozniakUnited StatesApple Co-founder"The campuseros are my heroes andgovernments should find among them thesolution to the crisis." This statement issufficient to define the stay of iWoz at theValencian event: an extraordinaryconference and a perfect understandingwith the participants.
Oliviero ToscaniItaliaPhotographer and Creative directorHis controversial Benetton campaigns madehim a world leader. Toscani gave anoverview of his long career and hedemonstrated at Campus Party the strengthof his artistic discourse and how much hecan still contribute to the world of digitalcreativity.
Bob AllenUnited StatesResearcher in Robotics"Young people should have an open mindand do not put limitations." Researcher atCarnegie Mellon University in California,Allen predicted that in the next 15 years, wewill experience a revolution in Robotics andHe encouraged the participants to be part ofit.
Pedro García LarioSpainAstrophysicist (European SpaceAgency)Herschel Space Telescope will study themost distant and cold places in the universe.The support group responsible for thescientific community of this project was inCampus Party explaining one of thecornerstones of the European SpaceAgency.
Rubén SantamartaSpainNetworking security specialistHis ten years of experience discoveringvulnerabilities in the world most famousoperating systems guarantee Santamarta`stalent. In Campus Party, He masterfullyexposed the risks we all face when surfingthe Internet and existing techniques toovercome them
Alex PuigSpainCreator of TwittexpertsSocial media expert, Puig not only dared tomake predictions about the future of socialnetworking, also surprised with a newconference format in which his speech isbuilt through the active participation of theattendees themselves.
Bram VanderborghtBelgiumResearch in RoboticsBram showed to the campuseros its image ofa near future: a world full of robots in theservice of human beings to make our liveseasier. And he did, also with case studies inwhich he is investigating and working both inEurope and Japan.
Frankie de LeonardisArgentinaCreative & Comercials DirectorFull of good humor and imagination, as hisown work, the conference of Leonardis wasone of the most celebrated events. TheArgentine, author of works awarded in manyfestivals, explained the need to put the talentto customer service.
Jorge VigaraSpain3D AnimatorThe young entertainer from Madrid sharedwith the campuseros his experience in someof the best studios in Europe. He ventured topredict that the animation cinema soon willtranscend the false label of “made forchildren" to reach all type of audiences.
Jordi TorresSpainGreen Computing SpecialistThe effectiveness of new technologies toconserve the environment is something thatis very familiar with Jordi Torres. Ph.D. inComputer Science, he demonstrated atCampus Party with practical examples howthe modification of certain customs based onnew technologies can help the planet.
Raúl PolitSpainSpace Arquitecture SpecialistMember of the American Institute ofAstronautics and Aeronautics, the Valencianarchitect went back to the beginning of theearliest human settlements, to explain in anexciting conference how we will inhabit thespace in a not too distant future.
Campuseros Present has been consolidated as an area inwhich to work, innovate and learn new techniques indevelopment, hardware, hacks, APIs and everything related totechnology. Throughout the week, the participants presentedtheir projects, turning Campus Party into a forum forinnovation in different disciplines.Above all the initiatives sent, we selected ten projects thatwere submitted to the opinion of a panel of experts. In this finalselection, applications were presented such as socialnetworks, video games, educational software, animationseries, and even a vehicle capable of carrying a robot to themoon, among other projects.
The winner of the Innovation Award was Botize, an online tool for creating bots and Twitter serviceswithout any prior technical knowledge, thanks to its API and the availability of plug-ins.
82.975 connections to a Campus TV185 videos uploaded in our open libraryOver 150 “live streamings” hoursLectures, round tables, workshops, challenges andinterviews with the main event protagonists available inInternet.
Between 24th of July and 1st of August, Campus Partywas one of the trend topics in the internet, somultiplying its influence. The event web got 259.632 visits, 33.544 unique users. 164.545 Twitter accounts were following Campus Party Valencia. 3.647 searching results in blogs contained “Campus Party Valencia" between the 24th of July and the 1st of August.
1.452 news between 26th of July and 2nd of August 259 appearences in press 76 appearences in TV 88 appearences in radio 1.029 appearences in InternetMedia Value: 15.511.656 eurosSource: Perception & Image