 #WFS13 #Party2030  Emily Empel I @localrat  07.20.2013
Future party saves?
#party2030@localrat for shout outs.
Celebration culture surpasses
generational boundaries.
(Boomers need high-tech overlays to stay relevant. Millennials crave high-touch
experiences to stay human.)
CEL•E•BRA•TION I sel-uh-brey-shun I noun
1. The action of marking one’s pleasure at an important event of occasion by enga...
Novelty Status Specialness Shareability
“Time dictates the pattern of our lives —
when we work, when we eat, even when
we celebrate.”
–Claudia Hammond, Time Warped
Celebration Myth #1: In the future
Baby Boomers will be focused on
reliving “the good old days”.
Celebration culture is not a digital picture frame.
To Boomers tech is play.
CataCombo Sound System video.
Celebration Myth #2: In the future
Millennials will live in alternative
realities.
We are more connected.
as we
live
alone.
Outback Birthday Chair video.
Meet Molly.
“I need company. I need human heat.”
-The Twist, Frightened Rabbit
Silent Disco video.
Baby Boomers want high-tech
and Millennials want high-touch.
Novelty Status Specialness Shareability
Celebrations 2030
Living Funerals. Divorce
Parties. Mood Festivals.
Rebirthdays. Single Mingle
Week. Life Games. Rent
Warm...
Enable shareable moments that
change how your guests feel;
empower their influence within
networks.
To create the ultimate...
“We are what we
celebrate.”
-Dean Kamen
Chatter time.
#party2030
[reach out]
Emily.empel@gmail.com
@localrat
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Retirement. Weddings. Birthdays. What milestones will define the next horizon and how will we celebrate them? Technological innovations will intersect social changes to shift the way we highlight the extraordinary. Learn more in this presentation from the 2013 World Future Society Conference.

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    1. 1.  #WFS13 #Party2030  Emily Empel I @localrat  07.20.2013
    2. 2. Future party saves? #party2030@localrat for shout outs.
    3. 3. Celebration culture surpasses generational boundaries.
    4. 4. (Boomers need high-tech overlays to stay relevant. Millennials crave high-touch experiences to stay human.)
    5. 5. CEL•E•BRA•TION I sel-uh-brey-shun I noun 1. The action of marking one’s pleasure at an important event of occasion by engaging in enjoyable, typical social activity. 2. A celebratory event of series of events. DEFINITION
    6. 6. Novelty Status Specialness Shareability
    7. 7. “Time dictates the pattern of our lives — when we work, when we eat, even when we celebrate.” –Claudia Hammond, Time Warped
    8. 8. Celebration Myth #1: In the future Baby Boomers will be focused on reliving “the good old days”.
    9. 9. Celebration culture is not a digital picture frame.
    10. 10. To Boomers tech is play.
    11. 11. CataCombo Sound System video.
    12. 12. Celebration Myth #2: In the future Millennials will live in alternative realities.
    13. 13. We are more connected.
    14. 14. as we live alone.
    15. 15. Outback Birthday Chair video.
    16. 16. Meet Molly.
    17. 17. “I need company. I need human heat.” -The Twist, Frightened Rabbit
    18. 18. Silent Disco video.
    19. 19. Baby Boomers want high-tech and Millennials want high-touch.
    20. 20. Novelty Status Specialness Shareability
    21. 21. Celebrations 2030 Living Funerals. Divorce Parties. Mood Festivals. Rebirthdays. Single Mingle Week. Life Games. Rent Warmings. Blendbrations. Brain Jams.
    22. 22. Enable shareable moments that change how your guests feel; empower their influence within networks. To create the ultimate bash:
    23. 23. “We are what we celebrate.” -Dean Kamen
    24. 24. Chatter time. #party2030
    25. 25. [reach out] Emily.empel@gmail.com @localrat

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