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  1. 1. ContactThe Evolution Will BE socialized<br />October 20, 2011<br />New York, NY…and the world<br />
  2. 2. An extraordinary event on Oct 20, 2011 that will bring together technology innovators, change agents, social innovators, artists, corporations... And others that believe the Internet will have a role to play in bringing about a better world for all of us!<br />Contact is not just another conference!... It marks one event that is part of a larger process of bringing these change agents together...<br />What Is Contact?<br />
  3. 3. Douglas Rushkoff <br /> Winner of the first Neil Postman award for Career Achievement in Public Intellectual Activity, Douglas is an author, teacher, and documentarian who focuses on the ways people, cultures, and institutions create, share, and influence each other’s values. <br /> Doug has written ten books on media, technology, and culture. He teaches media studies at NYU and the New School University, serves as technology columnist for The Daily Beast, and lectures around the world.<br /> Doug is known for pioneering important terms and concepts, including viral media (or media virus), digital native, and social currency.<br />Visionary Host<br />
  4. 4. A Band of Featured Participants<br />Including…<br />
  5. 5. A Band of Featured Participants<br />Including…<br />
  6. 6. "You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete" - Buckminster Fuller<br />Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. - Margaret Mead <br />
  7. 7. An emerging do-it-yourself culture of “makers” is boldly voiding warranties to tweak, hack, and customize the products they buy. And what they can’t purchase, they build from scratch. Meanwhile, flexible manufacturing technologies on the horizon will change fabrication from massive and centralized to lightweight and ad hoc. These trends sit atop a platform of grassroots economics—new market structures developing online that embody a shift from stores and sales to communities and connections….<br />David Pescovitz, Institute for the Future<br />
  8. 8. We Live In a Connected World...<br />What opportunities does this present to make the world a better place? This is the question that we must all ask...<br />
  9. 9. The Network is an Organism<br />Human Ganglia<br />
  10. 10. The Network is an Organism<br />Internet server connections<br />
  11. 11. The Network is an Organism<br />Facebook friend connections<br />
  12. 12. • Technology connects people as never before<br />Spurring a new culture of creation; its tenets:<br />Openness: Using network power for transparency <br />Ubiquity: Capabilities, resources wherever they are needed<br />Peer To Peer: No centers, flexible structures <br />Organic: Learns, changes through doing<br />Bottoms Up: Scale is an effect, not a cause <br />Rules Based: Chaos, yes; anarchy, no <br />The network fuses individuals into an organism<br />Power To (and From) The People<br />
  13. 13. A New Form of Creation<br />
  14. 14. Viewing Today’s Social Networks As The “Old Guard”<br />
  15. 15. The Networked World Presents Tremendous Opportunity and Challenge!<br />
  17. 17. Social Networking<br />P2P technologies<br />Open Collaboration<br />Open Infrastructures<br />Alternative Currencies<br />Government 2.0<br />Crowdsourcing<br />Arts, new media and technology<br />Key Themes<br />The New Paradigm<br />
  18. 18. With Impact Across Borders and Markets<br />Government: Wikileaks<br />Technology:<br />Consumer Goods:<br />Entertainment:<br />Art:<br />Education:<br />Finance:<br />Sustainability:<br />The New Paradigm: some examples<br />
  19. 19. Cultural Revolutionaries<br />Technology Innovators<br />Visionaries<br />Artists<br />Social Innovators<br />CONTACT:<br />A Nexus for Change<br />
  20. 20. THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU<br />Join the conversation... Shape the dialogue... Shape our collective future!<br />High visibility amongst network of change agents<br />Visibility into the cutting edge...<br />Access to innovators, innovative projects, revolutionary technologies<br />The opportunity to engage and to co-create...<br />How would you like to be involved?<br />
  21. 21. Spawning New Business Models<br />Peer Pioneering: You build it; they will come<br />Ideagoras: Crowd sourced products, ops<br />Prosumers: I am he and you are me and we are all together<br />P4P: Platforms for Participation, P2P on steroids<br />Global Factory: Virtualized manufacturing<br />Wiki Workplaces: Ad hoc communities define the professional environment<br />Crowdfunding: tapping the masses for funds<br />
  22. 22. Turn And Face The Strange<br />Organizations, governments must understand the emerging ‘maker’ movement right now<br />Like the movements behind open source, cloud, IM, RSS, WWW…..only stronger<br />The crucible where future internet transformation is being forged today<br />Wait until the rebels hit the capital, and it will be too late to join up<br />The time to engage the future is before it rolls over you<br />
  24. 24. Contact: Meet Your Future<br />Burning Man meets Davos meets CES<br />A day of creation and reckoning<br />Gathers net organism leaders, ideas, technologies<br />An unpredictable outcome; crowdsourced onsite<br />Not just hot air; resources + action<br />F2F and P2P at the same time<br />Power meets passion to make change real<br />The first event to bring new culture and old together<br />A Paris Exposition for the 21st Century<br />
  25. 25. Who Knows What Will Happen?<br />On-stage provocations to fire ideas<br />Anyone can propose a workshop topic<br />Sessions created on-the-fly<br />Audience members become leaders and vice versa<br />Crowd decides which ideas are best<br />Best ideas get a second hearing<br />Event flows from stage to crowd and back<br />
  26. 26. The Audience Listens…and Leads<br />Selected Featured Participantsstimulate audience ideas<br />Anyone can propose an instant workshop<br />Audience members create, lead workshops<br />Dozens of workshops in morning<br />Reactions come back to main stage<br />Best ideas flow out to afternoon meetings<br />Three rounds of free-form meetings in all<br />Result: Crowd sense of ideas worth support<br />
  27. 27. The Bazaar: An Akihabara of Ideas<br />Heart of the afternoon’s content<br />Spread all over the venue<br />Ongoing workshop discussions<br />F2F meets w/ experts, funders, companies<br />Active mentoring opportunities<br />Performances, both big and small<br />Lots of chairs for impromtu get-togethers<br />
  28. 28. At end of day Bazaar becomes Beer Garden<br />Last opportunity for ideas to bloom<br />Like-minded can seek each other out<br />Entertainment drawn from audience, net<br />A community festival to fire the imagination<br />The Beer Garden<br />
  29. 29. Partners. Propose programs for Contact<br />Underwriters: Provide resources, capital, talent for audience picked projects<br />Sponsors: Become co-creators of the day<br />Audience members: Come and bring your team, your developers, your thought leaders<br />Organizations Play A Vital Role<br />
  30. 30. Let Your Voice Be Heard<br />Banner “Ads”: Big banners over main stage; let audience know you “get it”<br />Bazaar Voice: Your ideas have a place in the Bazaar<br />Bazaar Shout: A prominent place in the Bazaar<br />Bazaar Boom: A singular presence in the Bazaar<br />Contact Cabaret: Put on a show, demo, phantasmagoria<br />You Tell Us: Propose the partnership you envision<br />
  31. 31. To enter the conversation:<br />About the program: About sponsorship:<br />Doug Rushkoff Suresh Fernando<br />Producer and Host Sponsorship<br /><br />Contact Contact<br />