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  • How Do You Do 2012 The Movie!

    Wednesday, 28 November, 2012 - 10:00

    With over 300 visitors in the ICC Ghent the 2012 edition of 'How Do You Do' was a big success, enjoy this video recap of the day!

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  • Timelaps of Doodle Battle Deluxe in Ghent

    Friday, 23 November, 2012 - 11:15

    A unique street-art performance on an even more unique location: enjoy a piece of the result!

    Doodle Battle Deluxe from Chess Bonte on Vimeo.

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  • Interview with Kent Larson, introduced by Jarmo Eskelinen

    Thursday, 8 November, 2012 - 10:30
  • CMDays: halfway there

    Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 - 22:00
    Day two of the Creative Media Days once again went smoothly. A lot was going on simultaneously, but luckily – and thanks to our friendly hostesses – it did not turn into chaos. An overview of the bits and pieces from the second conference day.

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  • Fail Conference : Video report

    Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 - 13:15
  • Exhibitors @ Creative Media Days

    Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 - 14:45
  • Sold out Jongerenmediadag brought together media professionals and joung talents

    Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 - 22:00

    The Jongerenmediadag was organized by the Flemish Department of Culture, Youth, Sports and Media in the framework of the Creative Media Days. Yesterday Minister Ingrid Lieten welcomed 200 participants from different backgrounds: journalism students, starting media professionals, members of youth media organizations, youth press agencies or professionals from the traditional or online media who work with young people.

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  • Creative Media Days' evening program

    Tuesday, 6 November, 2012 - 16:30
    The first conference day at the ICC has almost come to an end... But no worries, we’ve also foreseen a very promising evening program...

    Tuesday, 6th of November
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  • Fail Conference - pictures part 2

    Tuesday, 6 November, 2012 - 17:15
  • Fail Conference - pictures part 1

    Tuesday, 6 November, 2012 - 12:45
  • CMDays Ghent: one down, two to go

    Tuesday, 6 November, 2012 - 22:00

    The first day of the Creative Media Days is over. And what a day it was. You can find a brief overview of the most important quotes, cool pictures and things to know here. 

    Our co-working space was used by some early birds, making the registration rush go smoothly. We luckily never ran out of coffee and booths like MiX soon lightened the atmosphere with a playful Twitter-app.

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  • Tom Heene: 'Met DarkMatr wil ik dat mensen een poëtische dialoog aangaan met het web'

    Monday, 5 November, 2012 - 13:45

    Tom Heene is filmmaker en mediakunstenaar. Zijn speelfilm Welcome Home is net in première gegaan en hij werkt momenteel aan zijn experimentele project DarkMatr. Virtueel Platform interviewde hem naar aanleiding van zijn komst naar How Do You Do, op 8 november in Gent.

    DarkMatr is een interactieve installatie waarin je als gebruiker contact maakt met data, met het web. Maker Tom Heene onderzoekt de relatie tussen data en menselijke betrokkenheid bij die informatie.

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  • Last but not least: Indiegogo joins FML on the workshop day

    Friday, 26 October, 2012 - 09:45

    We are happy to announce that Danae Ringelmann, the co-founder and COO of , has confirmed her participation in the workshop session on November 7. She will also speak on the panel 'The Donor's perspective' .

    We are looking forward to meeting you all at the event.

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  • Keep or Delete?

    Tuesday, 23 October, 2012 - 17:00
    How to use Facebook as a medium for conceptual art. And funky stand-up comedy.
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  • Is there hope for innovation in Flanders?

    Tuesday, 16 October, 2012 - 10:30
    Are you already co-creating? Do you have a process to select and support ideas of your colleagues? Does somebody follow the relevant trends?
    Experience shows that SMEs often don’t try to support innovation. They count on it that “The idea will come up when I’m under the shower and the rest follows by itself”. But meanwhile, many people, especially in larger companies, work full-time on supporting innovation. Let’s learn from each other. And let’s meanwhile get to know each other.
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  • Wonder what the future of Flanders will look like?

    Friday, 12 October, 2012 - 13:30

    The Managing Innovation in Flanders Conference gives you a sneak peek.

    The Managing Innovation in Flanders Conference will bring you the latest approaches to foster innovation in a broad range of organizations. But we won’t leave it at that: we trust that Flanders and your company have some very interesting assets. We'll take this chance to take a look at those and apply the latest brainstorm techniques to build some new ideas together. Because the best innovation is done together.

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  • IBBT is now called iMinds

    Thursday, 11 October, 2012 - 10:15

    The secret is out since the beginning of this week: IBBT is now officially called iMinds. After weeks and weeks of blood, sweat, tears and small strokes, we are proud to present our ‘brand-new’ identity.

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  • WebRTC evangelist at the Bell Labs Open Days

    Thursday, 11 October, 2012 - 09:00

    WebRTC is a free, open project that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple Javascript APIs. Serge Lachapelle is product manager WebRTC at Google and hence well positioned to share his view on this promising technology and its future.

    Watch him in action during the Bell Labs Open Days at 11h50 in room Baekeland.

    Get introduced to WebRTC by watching this video:

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  • Unfortunately no Nobel prize, but next month at the Bell Labs Open Days

    Wednesday, 10 October, 2012 - 07:45

    Professor Freya Blekman (Vrije Universiteit Brussel/CERN) will explain "the Hunt for the Higgs boson" and zoom in on the Big Data challenges to find that small particle. This is one of the three sessions at the Bell Labs Open Days that addresses the "Big Data & Analytics"-topic. In the other two sessions, Bell Labs researchers David Vanderfeesten and Fahim Kawsar will explain their project on Big Data & Analytics.

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  • Living labs at iMinds: a new step towards innovation

    Thursday, 4 October, 2012 - 16:30

    Today more than half of the world’s population live in urban areas, and specialists estimate that this number will reach 75% of the global population by 2050. To keep up with this growth, we can all agree that cities need to optimize their processes, energy consumption and facilities. But wouldn’t we be doing exactly that if we knew how to?

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  • GreenICT @ iMinds

    Thursday, 4 October, 2012 - 16:00

    IBBT wants to contribute to a sustainable society through focused research on technological, social, environmental and economic aspects of ICT services. But how can we reduce our ecological impact? Come join us in this discussion at iMinds 2012, on November 8!

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  • New media for Education?

    Thursday, 4 October, 2012 - 14:15

    Come and see how Media can be an agent of change in education and training.

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  • iMinds is going back to the future

    Wednesday, 3 October, 2012 - 17:30
    During the closing afterparty of the iMinds conference, we will take you back to the future of Science Fiction and Video Games- as they were in the 80's.

    The 'Balzaal' in the 'Vooruit' in Ghent will be transformed into a future experience, which you might have seen before. Use this opportunity to show off your dance skills, like you've learned on the Dance Dance Revolution back in the days, to the people you've met during the conference.
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  • How Do You Do?

    Tuesday, 2 October, 2012 - 13:45

    New conference online!

    Grab a chair and join us for the second edition of 'How Do You Do', an international event where more than 40 ‘digital heroes’ and (young) innovators exchange ideas and practices in an informal get-together. 'How Do You Do' features 10 round tables hosting 60 talks, focusing on current themes like transmedia, gaming, film, art, business development, creative coding and more.

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  • Why This Company May Be Next Year's Biggest IPO*

    Monday, 1 October, 2012 - 15:00

    By Dave Feinleib** 

    Hot companies Facebook, Zynga, and Groupon captured headlines when they went public. Their share prices declined significantly, however, in large part because they were overpriced by the time they reached the public markets.

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  • Creative funding for creative media!

    Monday, 1 October, 2012 - 11:45
    There is a lot to explore on innovative funding for media across Europe. That’s what the second Future Media Lab conference aims to do on November 6th and 7th, during the Creative Media Days.
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  • iMinds 2012: we seek the future of Health Care!

    Friday, 28 September, 2012 - 11:15
    Health Care has been staggering under the weight of new demands, and there is little question that change is needed. That's why iMinds 2012 will be focused on debating over the future of health care.

    Happening on November 8, iMinds 2012 has a bold goal: to debate openly about the hurdles we must face to turn an effective health care system into reality in our society. We’ve chosen two paths to do so, organized in sessions.

    • eCare: a visionary model
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  • Square is going round

    Friday, 28 September, 2012 - 11:15

    It's official now: Square, the ground-breaking mobile payments startup, has raised  $200 million, at the closure of its Series D financing round. The new funding brings Square’s total investment to date to $340 million, including a $100 million round last year. Investors participating in the round include Citi Ventures, Rizvi Traverse Management, and Starbucks.

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  • How can ICT help us conserve energy?

    Friday, 28 September, 2012 - 11:15
    IBBT wants to contribute to a sustainable society through focused research on technological, social, environmental and economic aspects of ICT services. But how can we reduce our ecological impact? Come join us in this discussion at iMinds 2012, on November 8!
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  • Indiegogo at DIY Days Ghent!

    Thursday, 27 September, 2012 - 16:00

    A new expert has joined DIY Days GhentDanae Rigelmann from Indiegogo (US)

    Danae Ringelmann co-founded Indiegogo to democratize fundraising.  Passionate about helping artists and entrepreneurs embrace crowdfunding, Danae speaks often at conferences such as SXSW, MAD Hong Kong, Ted and Big Omaha.  Fast Company Magazine recently named Danae one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Technology. 

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    Wednesday, 19 September, 2012 - 10:45

    Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs has the pleasure to invite you to the annual Bell Labs Belgium Open Day at the ICC in  Ghent on November 8th, 2012.

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  • Managing Innovation in Flanders

    Tuesday, 18 September, 2012 - 12:30

    New Conference online!

    We need to innovate more. Several people in larger companies are studying full-time how to make this happen, often in trial and error. Let's learn from them.

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  • Fail Conference updated!

    Monday, 17 September, 2012 - 11:30

    Everybody has a right to fail. This is the quintessential message of the speakers on the Fail Conference. Your failure does not have to be the end of the world, it could rather be an important lesson on how to enter it. If you combine falling with resurrection, your story becomes kind of heroic. These epic stories will be told at the Fail Conference.

    During September, we weekly post a short video with the Fail Conference Speakers, giving them a chance to reveal their vision. You can see them all at work on the 6th of November.


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  • Co-working @ Creative Media Days

    Monday, 17 September, 2012 - 11:30

    Nowadays it's important for young, starting entrepereneurs to have an environment where they can share their opinion and thoughts, have sparring partners and work together with like-minded people. Co-working spaces provide these opportunities.

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  • Update on TEDx BXL

    Monday, 17 September, 2012 - 11:30

    TEDxBrussels, part of the Creative Media Days, announced its line-up. This will be beyond any doubt a remarkable edition, with, amongst others, Steve Wozniak featured in the program. 

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  • New Conferences Online!

    Monday, 17 September, 2012 - 11:30

    The existing program has been officially expanded with three additional conferences: the 'Jongerenmediadag', the Living Labs for innovation in eCulture and the Bell Labs Open Days.

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  • David Feinleib booked success with failure

    Friday, 14 September, 2012 - 13:30

    David Feinleib, speaker at our fail conference - literally - wrote the book on failure.

    'Why Startups Fail and how yours can succeed', is self-explanatory. It started out as a blog about the failure of startups. The book is available on several e-shops or the better bookshop nearby. The keynote lecture at the Failcon2012 could be a nice addition to your evening reading or vice versa. 

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  • 7 lessons we learned from the bankruptcy of Whatser

    Thursday, 13 September, 2012 - 10:45

    In November 2010 we launched Whatser: an application that made it easy to get personal suggestions on where to go such as bars, restaurants, galleries, shops and other spots based on your location, interest and social graph.

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  • Future Media Lab. speakers confirmed, more soon to be announced

    Friday, 31 August, 2012 - 14:15

    The Future Media Lab. sessions on 'creative funding for creative media' is getting its final shape. More and more exciting speakers are being confirmed.

    Recently we got positive feedback from:

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  • A few updates about DIY Days Ghent

    Friday, 6 July, 2012 - 11:30

    Some updates about DIY Days Ghent, our international event about digital storytelling on November 6th.

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  • Speakers DIY Days confirmed

    Friday, 6 July, 2012 - 11:30

    More news is available about the speakers present at the very first European DIY Days, held November 6th in Ghent. This conference about digital storytelling takes place as part of iMinds' Creative Media Days. DIY Days Ghent is organized by MEDIA Desk Vlaanderen, iMinds, VAF, iDROPS and other partners.

    There will be four keynotes:

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  • TEDxBrussels nominated

    Friday, 8 June, 2012 - 11:45

    TEDxBrussels is one of the three nominees for VisitBrussels’ “International Congress of the Year”. Therefore we are asking for your help to win the award!

    Please support them by voting here. Voting polls close on June 20th at midnight, and winners will be announced June 28th.

    This year’s TEDxBrussels will take place on November 12th at Bozar.


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  • Andrew Keen at iMinds 2012

    Tuesday, 22 May, 2012 - 11:45

    IBBT proudly anounces that Andrew Keen will be one of the keynotes during iMinds, which this year will be part of the Creative Media Days.

    Andrew Keen is known for the web venture he founded in 1995 and for his talkshow “Keen on”. He is as well columnist for CNN and author of the bestseller “Cult of the amateur: How The Internet Is Killing Our Culture”.

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  • Cross-fertilization in the media & ICT domain

    Monday, 27 February, 2012 - 11:45

    IBBT enables cross-fertilization in the media & ICT domain

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  • Creative Media Days

    Monday, 6 February, 2012 - 11:45

    During the past weeks we have been very busy contacting partners to join forces in making the Creative Media Days an inspiring event.

    The information on this website will be updated in the coming weeks. Keep an eye on the website or subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed.


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