From: Bruce Sterling [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 9:15 PM
Viridian Note 00367: Here Comes PlaNetwork
- Key concepts
- PlaNetwork conference, cybergreens,
- Attention Conservation Notice:
- I really want to go
and I can't, so you should go.
Austinites, here comes the "All Things Organic"
Don't miss the lunar eclipse.
Rebellious Texas Democrats face Oklahoma tornado alert.
Man, that's almost too good.
Download the old-school cyberart project "Aaron"
as shareware for your PC.
A net art meeting. It's in a derelict area of Riga.
Aw man, now that's FURNITURE!
The Viridian "Embrace the Decay" Contest
Source: PlaNetwork Conference
"Imagine the potential positive impacts on the world if a
vast network of people sharing ecological and social
justice values could come together, and come to see
themselves as a whole, using the Internet.
"What kind of information technology might help to
facilitate, and even catalyze the emergence of such an
electronically mediated network on a global scale?
Networking a Sustainable Future
A PLANETWORK Conference
At the Golden Gate Club in the San Francisco Presidio
June 6-8, 2003
"Join innovators from the world of information technology,
environmental visionaries, peace and social justice
activists, independent media pioneers, and many others to
explore how social networks, information technologies and
the Internet can play a key role in accelerating positive
"Come participate in the second international Planetwork
Conference: expand your networks, forge new models, share
resources and help implement the creative solutions we
need to build a peaceful and sustainable future.
"REGISTER NOW ON-LINE:
"Featuring over eighty presenters, with Plenary
"World renowned authority on Sustainability Hazel
Henderson, MoveOn Cofounder Joan Blades, and a special
Friday evening session honoring Douglas Engelbart
inventor of the mouse, hypertext, and windows, and father
of modern computing, for his lifelong dedication to
evolving intelligent technology to address the real needs
of the Planet, and a performance Saturday evening by
renowned singer songwriter peace activist, Stephan Smith.
"Panel Topics include:
- Digital Identity == as Global Citizens
- LinkTank Whitepaper on Social Network Tools
- Sustainable Media Networks: Why not now?
- Direct Philanthropy: Disintermediating Giving
- Mobilizing Global Youth: Networking the Future
- Creating Community == Online & Off
- Digital Earth: Geobrowsers
- Cross Platform Media Strategies for Global Change
- Complementary Currencies on the Net
- GIS Networks: Conservation & Open Source
- Big Networks: Online Communities Come of Age
- Social Entrepreneurs: Incubating Social Change
- Global Scenarios: Modeling the Future
- What Works: Non-profit needs for tech tools
- Internet Based Barter
- Messaging Equity
- Mobilizing on a Dime
- Open Source Dollars
- Blogs Blogs Blogs
"The entire building will support wired and wireless
networking inside and out, all sessions will be streamed,
and an extensive Collaboratory process facilitated On-line
by Blue Oxen Associates, and On-site by the Knowhere
Store, will begin before the event and continue well
"Conference Registration Fees:
for three full days and two nights of intensive events
$250 until April 30th, (or until allotted quantity sold
$350 at the Door
$195 Special, until sold out, with Video Overflow Seating
during Plenary Sessions
PlanetWorkExchange Tickets available on a first come,
first served, basis - see website
REGISTER NOW ON-LINE:
"For more information, see http://planetwork.net or email:
"On behalf of the organizing crew, we invite you to join
us for this unique event,
"Jim Fournier & Elizabeth Thompson"