Cumulus International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media

23 April 2012

Meeting - Helsinki, Finland 23/24 May 2012

Venue: Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Hämeentie 135 c, Helsinki

Media Factory

23 May 2012

13.00 - 17.00 Demo Day presentations

Cumulus members are welcome to attend the Media Lab Helsinki's Summer Demoday in the Aalto Media Factory on the afternoon of Wednesday 23rd May, starting at 13.00. The Media Lab Helsinki is one part of the Department of Media within the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. At the bi-annual demo day students, staff and research groups of the Media Lab present demonstrations of projects completed recently or in-progress. There are on stage presentations, hands-on demos and the possibility to meet and talk with the Media Lab's people. Refreshments are provided.

Programme available at

Continuation on Thursday 24 May 2012

10. 00 - 14.00

10:00-12:15 Invited speakers

The 1st part is dedicated to invited speakers from Finland curated by Philip Dean, director of Media Factory, head of the Media Department and founder of the Media Lab at Aalto University (formely TaiK)

10:00 - 10:45 Massimo Menichinelli, doctoral student at Media Lab and founder of OpenP2PDesign, about Fablab at Media Factory and Open Design,

10:45 - 11:30 Pekka Koponen, managing director at Forum Virium, about current open data projects in Helsinki

11:30 - 12:15 Ville Heijari, Rovio, about pigs and birds (to be confirmed).

12:30-14:00 lunch and presentation by Cumulus members (4 slots x 20 minutes)

The 2nd part is open to any willing participant who’s interested in presenting activities, projects, research tracks or curricula related to Digital Culture, interaction design & new media.

Contact person: Prof. Philip Dean, Head of Media Department This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Group's coordinator Frederic Degouzon This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it