Mesh conference kicks off May 23-24, focusing on media & tech
On May 23 and 24, Toronto will host the annual Web conference known as mesh, featuring speakers from companies such as IBM and NPR, and offering a variety of talks and discussion on new ideas reshaping how we use the Internet.
Canada's digital community annually gather at mesh
, a conference featuring leading entrepreneurs, CEOs, media executives, authors and thinkers. Mesh builds its two-day conference based on four "pillars" - society, marketing, media, and start-up financing, mainly from a Canadian perspective.
The event takes place the Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place.
As a media partner of this year's event, Digital Journal
will be covering the mesh programming beginning May 23. The schedule lists a buffet of ideas and discussions presented by some of the most innovative leaders in digital media, touching on issues such as brain-computer interfaces, e-learning, mobile medicine, the rise of Pinterest, app design and much more.
Representatives from many well-known online brands will be participating at mesh, including Blurb, ecobee, Ushahidi, Global Voices, and IBM Canada. Invited speakers include noted media lawyer (and Digital Journal Adviser) Michael Geist
, NPR reporter and Arab Spring Twitter icon Andy Carvin
and Clay Johnson
, co-founder of Blue State Digital, responsible for Barack Obama's successful online campaign in 2008.
A complete schedule of events can be seen here
. A speaker list can be viewed here
Some liveblogs and reports will also appear on Digital Journal's sister publication, Future of Media
. We'll also be live-tweeting certain sessions @digitaljournal
For more info on mesh, check out some of Digital Journal's previous coverage of mesh events here