International Festival of Mobile Creativity

Call for Papers, Projects, Prototypes and Products, Solutions and Mobile Applications. (Submission is valid for all Mobilefest editions in 2010: April 15th to 18th, Sao Paulo + May 17th to 21st, Rio de Janeiro)

THEME

How can mobile technology contribute to democracy, culture, art, environment, peace, education, health and the Third Sector?

KEY WORDS

3g, mobile applications, interactive architecture, electronic art, mobile activism, bluetooth, cyber culture, live cinema, mociology, culture, democracy, inclusion design, ecology, education, d-i-y, gprs, gps, LBS, innovation, mobile and wireless games, lbs, locative, geotagging, electronic music, mobile music, m-health,_m-payment, m-gov, mobile narrative, peace, interactive net performances with mobile and wireless devices, interchange, video production and distribution, augmented reality, open wireless, mesh, social nets, rfid, expanded classroom, health, sms, mobile streaming, wearable technolgies, tendencies, third-sector, citizen video, video call, TV on mobile, wi-fi, wi-max, zigbee, etc.

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR AND EXHIBITION

This seminar attracts leading academics, researchers and other serious-minded people engaged in the pursuit of knowledge related to mobile technology. Mobilefest seeks papers for live presentation. For the participation at the exhibition with interactive installations, performances or urban interventions send a detailed technical rider: installation plan, photos, video and complete description.

PAST TOPICS

Activism, art and technology, democracy, digital divide, ecology and e-waste, games and behavior, inclusive design, innovation, locative media, licensing, m-government, m-learning, mobile art, mobile marketing, mobile music, network culture, new forms of distribution, performance, rfid, video mobile production, wearable technology, wireless cities.

CRITERIA

Papers should be of an academic or serious research nature. Papers should address current topics of direct relevance to Mobilefest’s theme. Abstracts should be at least 500 words. Final papers should be at least 1000 words long, and authors should be prepared to deliver a presentation limited to 30 minutes.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Papers may be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English. Abstracts and final papers should be sent as email attachments in .TXT, .RTF, .DOC or PDF format. Presentations must be delivered in Portuguese or English. Presentations will be limited to 30 minutes total.

DEADLINE

Abstracts must be received no later than 31st March 2010. Abstracts will be selected for presentation by 5th April 2010. Notification will be made via this website, as well as to the applicant’s listed contact email.