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Cory Doctorow @ VIEW Conference 2011, Turin, Italy

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    I’m Lucia and I'm writing to you from VIEW Conference, the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Digital Cinema, 3D Animation, Gaming, VFX and Interactive Techniques. It will take place in Turin from 25th to 28th, preceded by the VIEWFest, the Computer Animation Festival (from 21st to 23rd October 2011).

    I want to inform you about one of our featured speaker of VIEW 2011.
    VIEW is pleased to announce:
    Cory DOCTOROW, science fiction novelist, blogger, and technology activist
    @ VIEW Conference 2011:
    “Detente: how the arts and the Internet can peacefully co-exist, and why they must”

    Doctorow is a contributor to The Guardian, The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Wired, as well as co-editor of the popular blog Boing Boing. He was formerly director of European affairs for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy, standards, and treaties.
    He is a visiting senior lecturer at Open University (UK) and previously served as the Fulbright chair at the Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California.
    In 2008, Doctorow’s novel, Little Brother, was a New York Times best seller. Tachyon Books published a collection of his essays called Content: Selected Essays in Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Futureand IDW published a collection of comic books inspired by his short fiction called Cory Doctorow’s Futuristic Tales of the Here and Now. Doctorow’s latest works include an adult novel, Maker, published by Tor Books/HarperCollins U.K.; For the Win, a young adult book about video games, labor politics, and economics; and a short story collection entitled Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present.
    Doctorow has won the Locus and Sunburst Awards, and been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and British Science Fiction Awards. He co-founded the open source peer-to-peer software company OpenCola, sold to OpenText, Inc. in 2003. He serves on the boards of the Participatory Culture Foundation, the MetaBrainz Foundation, Technorati, Inc., the Organization for Transformative Works, Areae, the Annenberg Center for the Study of Online Communities, and Onion Networks, Inc.
    Cory Doctorow was the keynote speaker of SIGGRAPH 2011, the annual conference on computer graphics.

    Some of the international special guests of VIEW2011 will be: Sharon Calahan, Opening Keynote Speaker, Director of Lighting / Photography @ Pixar; Randy Thom, multiple Academy-Award winning director of sound design for Skywalker Sound; Tom Wujec, the visual thinking guru and award-winning innovator @ Autodesk; Cory Doctorow, science fiction novelist, blogger, e technology activist; Glenn Entis, Academy Award Winner, Co-Founder and General Partner @ Vanedge Capital; Scott Farrar, Academy Award Winner and VFX Supervisor for Transformers 3, @ ILM; Roger Guyett, VFX Supervisor for Cowboys & Aliens, @ ILM; Lucia Modesto, Character Technical Director Supervisor for Kung Fu Panda 2, @ PDI/Dreamworks Animation; Peter Nofz, CG Supervisor for Green Lantern, @ Sony Imageworks; Erminio Pinque, Artistic Director at BIG NAZO LAB; Joshua Grow, 2011 Siggraph Computer Animation Festival Chair; Roger Gould, Creative Director @ Pixar's Theme Park Group; David Revoy, Digital Painter and Art Director.

    All information is on the website:
    Register online to access the conference

    VIEW Conference 2011 (25-28 October, Conference Center Torino Incontra,Via N. Costa 8, Turin, Italy)

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