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2003 Interactive Breakfast Series


2003 Interactive Breakfast Series

We are delighted to invite you to the 3rd session of the Interactive Breakfast Series 2003 hosted by (e)-vision and MediaLab South Pacific.

This event is supported by the Ministry of Economic Development http://www.med.govt.nz , Positively Wellington Business http://www.smartwellington.co.nz/ and Vodafone NZ http://www.vodafone.co.nz/

Connections 2003 - Collective Intelligence through Remote Collaboration

Breakfast No. 4 -Thursday 28th August 2003, 7.30am - 9.00am at (e)-vision, 2 Blair Street, Wellington,

Medici - Remote Collaboration Renaissance

Speakers :

Neville Jordan, Chairman Interim Board, Medici Consortium , presenting on the Medici Consortium concept, its benefit to New Zealand and the importance of researchers and industry collaborating.

Mark Billinghurst, Director, HIT Lab NZ, presenting on Human Interface Technology and Augmented Reality concepts, the importance of collaboration between researchers and industry and New Zealand's research capability for remote collaboration.

Neville Jordan, Chairman Interim Board, Medici Consortium.

Medici: In renaissance Italy the Medici family provided security and a collaborative environment that enabled the creative arts and business to flourish. Like the Medici's of old, the Medici remote collaboration platform will allow creative professionals to work with each other in a secure environment, sharing content, skills and project workload. It will also use and create digital tools to allow people to connect on a global scale, bringing significant commercial and intellectual benefits to New Zealand.

Mark Billinghurst, Director, HIT Lab NZ HIT Lab NZ : The Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) is a human-computer interface research centre hosted at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. The lab is a partner of the world-leading HIT Lab US based at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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