nyc Media lab features the best thinking, projects, and talent in digital media from new york city universities and beyond

Thursday, Sept. 28, 8 am-6 pm at The New School University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue

WHAT:

NYC Media Lab '17, a day-long celebration highlighting the best thinking, projects, and talent in digital media from 20 universities in New York City and beyond. Featuring:

  • Demo Expo — NYC Media Lab's signature science fair-style expo of 100-plus emerging media and technology projects, including a VR/AR pavilion, pitches from new startups and established companies, and more than a dozen faculty and community-led workshops (12:30 pm).
  • Data Science Prototyping Showcase with Catherine Schmitz — Schmitz, designer/technologist and Parsons School of Design alum, will present her AI project, RAICH, produced during the A+E Networks Digital Media Storytelling Fellowship (10 am).
  • Industry keynote with Tim Marshall — Marshall, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at The New School, will discuss the relationship between the university and NYC Media Lab (9 am).
  • Faculty keynote with David Carroll — Carrol, Associate Professor of Media Design at Parsons School of Design, will explore issues of data, privacy policies, and the current political climate (3:30 pm).
  • Conversations including Media Trends 2020 (Noon) and How AR + AI Will Change NYC (4 pm).

WHO:

David Carroll, Associate Professor of Media Design at Parsons School of Design at The New School

Tim Marshall, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at The New School

Catherine Schmitz, designer/technologist and Parsons School of Design alum

WHEN

Thursday, Sept. 28, 8 am-6 pm

WHERE

The New School University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue

TICKETS The event is free and open to the public. Members of the media should RSVP with Scott Gargan at gargans@newschool.edu or 212.229.5667 x 3794.

Founded in 1919, The New School was born out of principles of academic freedom, tolerance, and experimentation. Committed to social engagement, The New School today remains in the vanguard of innovation in higher education, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students challenging the status quo in design and the social sciences, liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. The New School welcomes thousands of adult learners annually for continuing education courses and calendar of lectures, screenings, readings, and concerts. Through its online learning portals, research institutes, and international partnerships, The New School maintains a global presence. Learn more at newschool.edu.

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PRESS RELEASE

Media Contact:

Scott Gargan
The New School
212.229.5667 x 3794
gargans@newschool.edu



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