The Pittsburgh Technology Council and Carnegie Mellon University are gearing up for the 6th annual Design, Art and Technology Awards, Interactive Exhibition and Creative Summit. For years, this event has been a cornerstone for creative technology projects around the Pittsburgh region, and beyond. The most exciting and innovative debuts in Creative Technology will be exhibited and awarded by a national public jury during the spring of 2014.
This year’s DATA event features new multi-day creative technologies summit, with scads of workshops, panels, performances and opportunities to engage in the newest trends in creativity and innovation. DATA is an event like no other — a mash-up of networking, interactivity and inspiration — showcasing over of 50 of this year’s most innovative art and technology projects. The event is capped off by the Design, Art and Technology Awards Gala, and the DATA 2014 Keynote — entrepreneur, career guru and internationally-renown blogger, Penelope Trunk.
ABOUT OUR KEYNOTE, PENELOPE TRUNK
She is the founder of three startups, and her career advice has appeared in more than 200 newspapers and magazines worldwide. Penelope Trunk’s unconventional writing has established her as one of the world’s foremost career bloggers and thinkers. She has been called the “world’s most influential guidance counselor” by Inc magazine, with “advice that is practical, counter-intuitive and engaging” according to Wired magazine. She is the author of the best-selling book Brazen Careerist – The New Rules for Success, and blogs at penelopetrunk.com.
ABOUT OUR CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
We are seeking folks working at the intersection of creativity and technology to submit recent projects for the Design, Art and Technology Awards, to present compelling workshops, talks or panels to raise awareness of creative technology trends, and to perform live during the summit and gala event in May.
Who are DATA participants? Artists, Gamers, Entrepreneurs, Makers, App and Software Developers, Roboticists, Musicians, Designers, Museums, Advertising Agencies, Corporations working in Research & Creativity, New Media Educators, Students and Community Event and Project Directors…and more! Check out last year’s event for more details.
Call for Entries: http://www.design-art-tech.com/call-for-entries
Call for Presenters: http://www.design-art-tech.com/call-for-presenters
Call for Performers: http://www.design-art-tech.com/call-for-performers
2014 CATEGORIES OF SUBMISSION
ABOUT THE EVENT
When: May 7-8, 2014
Where: The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 805 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222What’s Happening:
May 7: Pre-summit activities
May 8: Creative Technology Summit / Interactive Exhibition / Design, Art and Technology Awards Gala
Start the party now at #PTCDATA.
For more information, contact Kim Chestney Harvey, Director of the Creative Technology Network and the Art + Technology Initiative at the Pittsburgh Technology Council, supported by Carnegie Mellon University, Dollar Bank and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.