This is the MCB Future Week

Published 11.06.2018
A week of excitement is coming to the Media Cluster! Internationally renowned speakers and captivating presentations will challenge the status quo throughout Media City Bergen and multiple conference venues.

Are you ready for Future Week? Among an extensive program that spans 4 days, participants will find events from Vizrt Days, the brand new mcb tech .18 Media Tech Conference, Mediability Live, and a research seminar hosted by the University of Bergen.

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TUESDAY JUNE 19 & WEDNESDAY JUNE 20

VIZRT DAYS
Open to: Ticket holders for Vizrt Days.
Venue: Scandic Ørnen Hotel

Don't miss Vizrt Days 2018, the annual conference for the global media and broadcast industry. This two-day event features 30 engaging sessions by the top influencers in the media industry, and an opportunity to meet, discuss and network with representatives from some of the world’s foremost media brands.

Vizrt Days is two days packed high-quality keynotes, inspiring case study presentations, and exclusive behind the scenes insights from the world's top media producers. The conference will be held at Scandic Ørnen hotel.

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WEDNESDAY JUNE 20

RESEARCH SEMINAR AT UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN
When: 14.15-15.30
Open to: Free and open to all. No registration needed
Venue: UiB (TekLab) in Media City Bergen (Tower 1, Floor 3) 

Professor Gunnar Tufte (NTNU) will give a talk on Maverick Machines: From Self-Organising Matter to Thinking Machines.

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THURSDAY JUNE 21 & FRIDAY JUNE 22

MCB TECH .18 CONFERENCE  

The conference for future leaders of tomorrow. You will need a conference pass for Day 1 (Thursday), and for the keynote talk Day 2 (Friday in MCB Restaurant). Your conference pass also includes you breakfast, snacks and lunch on both days.

Other events Friday are free and open to all, but you will have to register for the Mediability track.

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THURSDAY JUNE 21

MCB TECH .18 - DAY 1
When: 08.30-17.00 
Open to: Ticket holders for mcb tech .18 (Get your ticket here)
Venue: Scandic Ørnen Hotel and Media City Bergen Media Lab

An impressive lineup of speakers will be on stage to offer new insight into digital strategies and future business models. None other than Richard Rumelt, renowned strategy thought Leader, business professor and author, will deliver the conference keynote, and we will also have amazing surprises throughout the day.

The day ends with a Networking Party in the MCB Media Lab where we will serve futuristic tapas and beer made with the help of Artificial Intelligence.

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FRIDAY JUNE 22

MCB TECH .18 - DAY 2 - OPENING KEYNOTE
"When Cooperation Becomes the Best Business Model"
By Petter Lee-Johannessen, EVP & Head of Strategic Partnerships at DNB.

When: 09.00-09.45. Breakfast is served from 08.30.
Open to: Ticket holders for mcb tech .18 (Get your ticket here)
Venue: MCB restaurant

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FRIDAY JUNE 22

MCB TECH .18 - DAY 2 - PARALLEL SESSIONS
When: 10.00-13.00
Open to: Free and open to all. 
Venue: MCB Atrium, MCB Media Lab, Vizrt, and Mediability

A day filled with new ideas, creativity, and the skills you need for the future. We are hosting several parallel sessions in Media City Bergen, where among many topics, you can delve into the world of robotics, the future of banking, chatbots, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality. All events on this day are free and open to all, except the exclusive opening keynote at 09.00. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from the best  and be updated on the latest trends.

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FRIDAY JUNE 22

MEDIABILITY LIVE
When: 10.20-15.30
Open to: All, but registration is mandatory. (Registration here)
Venue: Mediability office in MCB, Tower 2, 10th floor.

As part of mcb tech .18, conference partner and, Media Cluster member Mediability arranges Mediability LiveThere will be a series of Masterclass Sessions from their partners ARRI, AWS Elemental and Litepanels, in addition to a Demo Tour. This event is free, but you need to register to attend

For questions regarding this event, contact ingrid(@)mediability.com.