Madeline Gannon has been invited to the 2019 World Economic Forum Cultural Leaders delegation. While in Davos, she’ll be speaking as a part of the Open Forum programming: sharing stories of friendship and belonging across human, animal, and machine boundaries. Madeline will also join the Global Internet of Things Council as a Firestarter, to bring to light the new challenges and possibilities that robotics and IoT bring for society as a whole.
Watch the livestream for Storytellers: In Search of Belonging on the Forum website on Wednesday 23 January, 15:00 - 16:30 Europe/Zurich
The Global Internet of Things Council takes place on Thursday 24 January, 16:00 - 17:30 Europe/Zurich
Madeline Gannon gave a keynote address to the Opening Forum of ABB Customer World China. She shared her work in taming giant industrial robots, and discuss how we can bring human-centered design to the forefront automation and robotics industry.
See full coverage here.
Madeline Gannon will be awarded the 2018 ACADIA Innovative Research Award of Excellence at this year’s conference in Mexico City, Mexico. Along with the award, she’ll will be giving a keynote about her research into human-centered interfaces in robotics.
See full coverage of the conference here.
Madeline Gannon has been named a featured artist for the 2018 World Economic Forum Summer Davos program. As a part of the program, ATONATON will debut a newly commission installation — Manus, and Madeline will give a BetaZone talk sharing her robotics work in the context of New Frontiers in Creativity. You can see the recorded talk here!
Madeline Gannon is speaking with Ira Flatow and the SciFri crew at Science Friday Live: Pittsburgh on May 19th at 7:30pm. Come by for a robot-packed evening with a some of Pittsburgh’s most talented artists and scientists (tickets can be purchased here).
You can listen to the radio broadcast on May 25th at 2pm (ET) — or to the podcast episode here!
Madeline Gannon will be giving a keynote to kick off SPAN '17 — a conference about design and technology, hosted by Google.
From September 14-15, SPAN attendees will connect with leading designers, artists, technologists, and researchers—in addition to a few bright folks from Google. Through talks, conversations, workshops, and demos, the conference will explore links across design, technology, and socially engaged creative practice. See the full schedule here and register here!
Mimus was awarded an Honorary Mention from this year's Ars Electronica STARTS Prize jury for innovation at the intersection of Science, Technology, and the Arts. A video of Mimus will be on exhibition in this year's Ars Electronica Festival, held in Linz, Austria from September 7-11, 2017.
Our latest project, Mimus, will be living at the Design Museum London for five months — from November 24th, 2016 to April 23rd, 2017. Mimus was commissioned as a part of the Museum's inaugural exhibition, Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World.
Madeline Gannon will being speaking at this year's WIRED: Next Gen conference. This one-day event for 12-to-18-year-olds brings exciting interactive experiences and engaging talks about everything from space travel to bionics to robotics. See the full line-up of speakers here.