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> >>fastforward: a partnership for media, business and education online
> 6 December 2001 at BAFTA, Piccadilly, London
> >>fastforward is a half-day forum which will consider how multimedia and
> communications technologies are developing now, and what impact this
> wealth of new channels and resources may have on the relationships between
> the media industries, business and education.
> A distinguished panel of speakers will look to the future from the various
> perspectives of broadcasting, production, media studies and information
> and communications technology. They will identify key issues and suggest
> ways in which the media industries, educationalists and government might
> work together to meet the challenges of the information age. Their
> presentations will be complemented by a showcase of the latest projects,
> which illustrate initiatives now underway in commercial, professional and
> academic environments.
> The forum will bring together senior figures from film and television,
> multimedia and communications, universities and libraries, professional
> and government bodies. After the formal presentations, speakers and
> delegates are invited to meet informally over drinks and look more closely
> at a selection of exemplary new media projects.
> Bamber Gascoigne
> Keynote Speaker:
> Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE
> Stewart Purvis CBE, Chief Executive, ITN.
> Roger Laughton CBE, Head of Bournemouth Media School, Bournemouth
> Andrew Yeates, Director General, British Phonographic Industry.
> Derek Law, Librarian & Director of Information Strategy, University of
> Fastforward is supported by JISC, RSLP, BFI, BUFVC
> For full details and booking information please call +44 (0)1733 242370 or
> visit our web site www.bufvc.ac.uk/fastforward
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> Jane Callaghan
> Multimedia Ventures
> 6 Washingley Road
> PE7 3SY
> Tel: +44 1733 242370
> Fax: +44 1733 240020
> Email: [log in to unmask]
> Web: www.bufvc.ac.uk/fastforward
> >>fastforward takes place on Thursday, 6 December 2001 at BAFTA.
> The half-day forum is supported by JISC, RSLP, BFI and BUFVC.
> For more information visit our website at www.bufvc.ac.uk/fastforward