DIY DAYS is coming to NYC March 3rd, for a FREE day of talks, workshops & networking.
We’re proud to partner with
Reboot Stories, the New School & the Buckminster Fuller Institute
FREE to participants and organized by volunteers - DIY DAYS is about the accessibility of ideas, resources and networking that can enable storytellers to fund, create, distribute and sustain.
*WE REALLY NEED YOUR HELP: We're looking for volunteers if you're interested please drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "volunteer." It is because of people sharing their time and talent that DIY DAYS is a FREE event. WE ARE IN NEED OF AT LEAST 7 MORE VOLUNTEERS. Its an awesome way to meet people and a lot of fun!
Tickets are FREE but space is limited. Registration is NOW OPEN.
Saturday, March 3rd
9:30 registration opens
10:15am to 5:30pm talks, workshops & experiences
5:45pm to 7:30pm after party / social mixer
The New School
66 W 12th St.
New York, NY 10011
visit www.diydays.com for more info on past events and upcoming news surrounding DIY DAYS NYC 2012
TO SEE SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
OVERVIEW OF THEMES OF THE DAY
Prototyping the future - tapping technology to tell 21st Century stories
Story Architecture - a primer on how to tell immersive stories that move beyond a single screen
Measuring Engagement - a look at current and emerging ways to measure success
Experiential learning - where storytelling, collaboration, and technology combine to ignite the imaginations of students
Transmedia and Activism - using storytelling to mobilize and effect social change
Collaborative Writing - tapping a collaborative process to unlock richer storytelling
Building Value - a look at collaborating with those formally known as the audience
What are you working on and what do you need? - attendees can take the mic and share what they are working on
Your Digital Footprint - a look at the realities of data in the 21st Century
Digital Literacy- a look at how to bridge the digital divide
Open Design Track
Those who attend DIY DAYS will be given a unique opportunity to build a collaborative storyworld. The storyworld and the prototyping that is done throughout the day will be released under a creative commons license as well as be prepared as an experiential learning kit. This will be accomplished through a number of special collaborative exercises.
Wish for the Future - the second chapter in a participatory storytelling trilogy, Wish for the Future will provide attendees of DIY DAYS an opportunity to experience an open design process. From collaborative writing to experience design to rapid prototyping exercises - attendees will be able to step into an open design process that invites the imagination of many.
Design Science - a look at the world of Buckminster Fuller - join the Buckminster Fuller Institute as they run a number of simulations.
Time Machine Rooms - a collaboration with Story Pirates will enable a co-created storyworld that is lead by the imagination of elementary school children. The students will represent a voice from the future as well as prototyping a number of inventions from the future.
Writer's Room - a writer's room works throughout the day taking in variables from attendees that will impact the creation of an open storyworld that will fuel the end of the day performance.
Rapid Prototyping Room a partnership between Parsons and the Makerbot community will power a rapid prototyping room for those who attend DIY DAYS, enabling them to turn ideas about the future into something tangible.
Occupy - step into an open design process around an official OWS conflict resolution application. From paper testing to conflict resolution role playing, participants will be invited into a collaborative design process.