Hacking a conference starts with small steps : Add a little Bling to your badges

par Pierre

C2-MTL is an annual global conference exploring the many links between commerce and creativity. During three days, from may 20th to May 23rd, people from diverse professional horizons gather to discuss how to better integrate creativity in their business process.

In 2011, we worked extensively with the core team at C2-MTL to create the core experience of an event designed to redefine the structure of a business conference. We came up with an overarching strategy that included 3 main components: the MAIN would include all of the official events etc. The OFF was comprised of smaller events and happenings organised by affiliates and collaborators. It was designed to encourage organic expansions of the event outside the official limits. The HACK would be a series of open ended interventions, giving the participants the tools to create the conference they wanted.

So, in the spirit of the HACK, we created, for the 2013 edition of C2-MTL, a little bit of bling for everyone’s badges.

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We’re open. It’s Portes Ouvertes time.

par Mouna

If in Montreal on Saturday, May 4th, drop by the office between 12PM and 5PM as we open our doors and welcome everyone into our world.

The afternoon will be filled with surprises and adventures including:
– Delightful servings of Mister Jaune‘s incredibly strange food and games
– Weird prototypes on display
– The first ever « If Yes Then What » programming workshop focused entirely on getting the love of your life to say « I do »
– Behind the scenes of live installations revealed
– Lots of sing alongs to the best tunes of all times
– Everyone making and sketching big interactive things using tiny littleBits

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DTLJ will be creating a public interactive piece for Montreal’s new Planetarium — hourra!

par Melissa

We are happy to announce that we will be working on a public interactive piece for Montreal’s new Planetarium. It’s an honour to be associated to such iconic institution, also part of beloved movement Space for Life, Espace pour la vie.

We will be making people dance and reconnect with the movements of the stars and planets above us, creating a choreography for this new public space.

On top of it, we’ll be working with Metalab from the SAT to develop the interactive system – the project will benefit from their expertise in advanced computer vision.

Also, we’ll be involving the community in the creation of the projected visuals. So if you feel interested in hosting, or participating in one of the workshops, please let us know. More details to come.

You may also want to read this nice article in La Presse newspaper (in French)