Time: 11:30 - 16:00
We are pleased to announce the program for MediaFutures first Annual Meeting, taking place in Scandic Ørnen, Bergen, on 29-30 September 2021.
The goal of this year’s Annual Meeting is to give an overview and outlook of MediaFutures activities, showcase research and innovation highlights.
The Annual Meeting will bring together Norwegian and international researchers and industry participants with the intent of discussing a variety of key topics within media technology.
The first day of the conference is open to all interested parties. The program includes overview presentations about the MediaFutures Centre, keynote and scientific talks on media-tech topics, as well as research poster presentations by PhD candidates and graduate students.
The second day is dedicated to industry and will be closed to MediaFutures consortium members. Participants outside the consortium are by invitation only. The program for the second day will start with an inspirational keynote talk, before we continue with an interactive session driven by industry partners.
Advanced registration is required. There is a participation fee for most participants.
Should you have any questions regarding the conference please contact us at [email protected]
We look forward to seeing you in September!
Online registration will open soon.
Day 1 – Wednesday Sept. 29
RESEARCH DAY (OPEN DAY)
11:30 – 12:15 – Registration
Session 1: Introduction and Overview
Venue: Auditorium Atlantis, Media City Bergen
12:15 – 12:30 – Welcome adress by Centre Director Prof. Christoph Trattner, University of Bergen
12:30 – 12:35 – Welcome adress by the Research Council of Norway
12:35 – 13:25 – Keynote Presentation #1 Keynote Presentation #1 Designing the News: datafication of news values, infrastructures and publics – Jannie Møller Hartley. Abstract and bio here.
Session 2: Oral Presentations
13:25 – 13:40 – Understanding Media Experiences, Prof. Brita Ytre-Arne and Prof. Hallvard Moe, University of Bergen
13:40 – 14:00 – Break
14:00 – 14:15 – User Modeling, Personalisation & Engagement, Assoc. Prof. Mehdi Elahi and Prof. Christoph Trattner, University of Bergen
14:15 – 14:30 – Media Content Production & Analysis, Prof. Andreas Lothe Opdahl and Prof. Bjørnar Tessem, University of Bergen
14:30 – 14:45 – Media Content Interaction & Accessibility, Senior Researcher Njål Borch, NORCE, and Prof. Morten Fjeld, University of Bergen
14:45 – 15:00 – Norwegian Language Technologies, Prof. Lilja Øvrelid, University of Oslo, and Prof. Koenraad De Smedt, University of Bergen
15:00 – 15:20 – Using Recommender Systems to Support Changes in Preferences and Behaviour, Assoc. Prof. II Alain Starke, Wageningen University & Research / University of Bergen
15:20 – 15:40 – Computational News Discovery: Designing Journalistic Tools to Support Algorithmic Lead Generation, Assoc. Prof. Nicholas Diakopoulus, Northwesterns University / University of Bergen
15:40 – 16:00 – Break
Session 3: Poster Session
Venue: Media City Bergen, Ground Floor
16:00 – 17:30 – Posters and Pitches, At Media City Bergen, Ground Floor
17:30 – 19:00 – Break / Individual Meetings
19:00 – Dinner, At Hotel Scandic Ørnen