Hackademia 14th to 21st sept

For info

Jon “The Nice Guy” Spriggs---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: “victoria sinclair” vickysinclair@gmail.com
Date: Aug 17, 2011 4:16 PM
Subject: [hsNW] Hackademia 14th to 21st sept
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Hi everybody

we would like to invite you to Hackademia in Manchester 14th to 21st
sept…www.hackademia.org.uk. The schedule so far looks something like
this…please come along and tell your friends and networks!

kind regards

vicky from arcspace manchester


14th September Ethical enterprise day Manchester Business School

CADIC cluster (EU), WIN (Women Innovating Networking (EU), LSE (London
School of Economics), London Multimedia Lab, Manchester Youth Elements, MBS,
Manchester Beacon, Together Works, ArcSpace Manchester (still more to
confirm) plus young and local entrepreneurs and students needing business

Format: AM – Presentations

PM – Clinic sessions- ethical enterprise/funding issues, women in business
and young people in enterprise

Evening entertainment : curry in Rusholme and informal networking

*pre-registration required

15th September Main Welcomes and Hulme Day

Setting up of community eco residency space

Tour of St Wilfs and observation of sessions at ArcSpace

Tour of Leaf Street, Hulme Community Garden Centre, Tea at Kims

Welcoming guests and informal networking

Entertainment Sandbar from 6.30pm. Food served and Hackademia DJs and

musicians playing until 1am

16th September Ecology Day Biospheric Foundation / (MMU)

Presentations and workshops from

Envirolution, EcoHealth Clinic, ArcSpace Manchester, Epoch 6, International
Waterlabs project and more

Communal Dinner Eco residency zone

Brainstorming and discussions Eco residency zone

Entertainment location still TBC as of Aug 10th

17th September International Software Freedom Day

Workshops and presentations IT Madlab

Participatory Media Yard Theatre

*pre-registration required for Yard Theatre more info at

Entertainment Evening/early doors Common (Northern Qtr)

As above Kims by the Sea

Late Dry Live – Herbal Sessions B’day party- free for delegates

18th September *Show and Tell – Films, Media, Performance and Communal ** *

Optional brunch outing Chorlton

Workshops Yard Theatre

*pre-registration required for Yard Theatre more info at

Films and Performances Eco residency zone

Communal dinner Eco residency zone

19th September Walking tours and unconference activities

Walking tour of Hulme to Castlefield 10am- 4pm Dr David Haley (MMU Art as

Workshops and talks Eco residency zone

Communal dinner Eco residency zone

Entertainment The Junction- Jam eve

20th September Unconference - main theme academia and public engagement

Unconference and workshops Eco residency zone

Telepresence activities St Wilfrids/ArcSpace

Computer recycling workshop ArcSpace

1st phase final presentations

Communal dinner Eco residency zone

Entertainment- performances/open mic New location in Hulme!

21st September ‘Biohacking’ day- interdisciplinary - art and science

Workshops and talks Eco residency zone

2nd phase final presentations

Evening workshops with Mcr DIYBIO- awaiting confirmation Madlab (tbc)

Bye Byes

22nd September Clearing up and mini debrief

Lunch for volunteers

23rd September Main debrief

For more info please email

vickysinclair@gmail.com vickysinclair@gmail.com

*or visit www.hackademia.org.uk (website being updated approx 20thAugust)

Victoria Sinclair
Project Manager Generate Project and director ArcSpace
Co-ordinator Hackademia festival www.hackademia.org.uk

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