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DiG Festival attracting interest

The 2014 DiG Festival, to be held in Newcastle on 16-17 October, will discuss all things design, interactive and green-tech. It is attracting a great deal of attention with already more presentation, workshop and panel topics receive than time available.
The DiG Festival team has released the following shortlist of topics, with more still in development.
• The Why & How of Storytelling for Innovation & Business
• Technology in Education – robotics, industrial design and the Internet of Things
• The Mobile Revolution: Paper to Cloud in the Trades & Services Industries
• Insights from a Post that Went Viral
• Why Every Business is a Retailer
• Darwin Was Wrong! Survival Tools for Your Digital Startup
• Innovation is an Unbalancing Act
• Designing a Car That You Don’t Want to Own (Green-tech)
• The Lean & Agile Non-Profit
• Open Sourcing Your Organisation for Posterity & Inspiration
• One Million Acts of Innovation
• The Collaborative Economy
• Using Digital Sales & Service for Lower Cost & Better Service
• Creativity & Innovation on a Shoestring
• Customer service in the Age of “Me”
• Moving Fans from Facebook to You
• Lean UX in Practice
• The Design Thinking Challenge (competition)
• Open Innovation Scrums (rapid problem solving)
• The Future of Retail
• Technology in Education
• Audience Engagement in the Arts
• Media in the Digital Age
• Managing Risks to Young People Online – cyber bullying, self-harm & eating disorders
• How Technology is Revolutionising Health Care / Mental Health Care
Early Bird tickets are available until 30 April at less than half the normal price.
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