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The Speakers confirmed for Shift Happens V on July 8th 2013 at York Theatre Royal
 
The schedule for the day is here

Howard Rheingold - is a critic, writer, and teacher; his specialties are on the cultural, social and political implications of modern communication media and virtual communitites (a term he is credited with inventing). Via live link from San Francisco

Kate Russell - BBC Presenter - Click Digital and author of 'Working the Cloud'

Matt Mason - Author of 'The Pirate's Dilemma' now Vice President of BitTorrent in San Francisco - Live in York

Julia Unwin - CEO and Director of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in the UK

Dr Kristin Alford - Futurologist and founder of Bridge 8, and speaker at TEDxYork - live from Adelaide

Jenny Sealey - Artistic Director of Graeae - and co-AD of the Paralympics 2012 opening ceremony

Kajsa Hartig - the Digital Navigator at the New media department at the Nordiska museet in Stockholm, Sweden.
 
Abhay Adhikari - Creating Digital Identities - see his blog for Guardian Cultural Professionals

Stella Duffy - Writer, performer and leading the 'Fun Palaces' Project in 2014

Kersten England - Chief Executive - City of York Council, and Board member of NESTA

Professor Kit Thompson - Former Principal of Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, now Chair of Pilot Theatre

Sarah Brigham - New Artistic Director of Derby Theatre - a new vision for learning and theatre

DK - a Shift Happens connector - will be joining us as part of his world tour from Portland, Oregon

Liz Hill - Consultant Editor of Arts Professional - our media partners for the event
 
Elliot Barnes-Worrell - spoken word poet and artist

Bill Thompson - BBC Click presenter and head of BBC archive

Dr Rebekka Kill - DJ and Academic extraordinaire...

John Tomsett - Headteacher - Education Expert and Heads Roundtable blogger

Sophie Jewett - Managing Director of York Cocoa House, entrepreneur and chocolate visionary

Alan Lane - Artistic Director of SlungLow and Director of Blood+Chocolate who will talk about making work that engages with a City and its Community

Hannah Rudman - Eco-system: using digital technologies in Scotland's creative and cultural sector From theatres replacing scripts with kindles, to a mobile cinema that tours remote spots of the Highlands and Islands

Marcus Romer - will host the day - Marcus is the Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre

Catering will be provided by Henshelwoods and Manjit's Kitchen

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Booking is now open and you can book online via the York Theatre Royal box office, or give them a call on +44 (0)1904 623568.

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