Glaser, Quattrociocchi, Semple to speak at #SotN16 in Trieste

It’s only two weeks before State of the Net 2016, time to plan your trip to Trieste on the 28th and 29thof October. We recommend you register today to make sure to find your personalised badge waiting for you at the conference (you don’t want to miss it, it’s a collectible! ;)

We have a brand new location: State of the Net 2016 will be held in the beautiful Tergeste space at Savoia Excelsior Palace, on the seafront of Riva Mandracchio in the historic city center. The Gulf of Trieste will be even more fascinating.

Today we’re also glad to introduce some of the outstanding speakers that will light up our panels and keynotes. Many others will come shortly.

  • Eliane Glaser is a writer, a BBC radio producer, a contributor for The Guardian and the New Statesman, an academic researcher at University of London and Bath Spa University. Her latest book Get Real was about how political and financial elites legitimise themselves by co-opting authenticity, people-power, and progressive ideals. Eliane is now writing a new book about the apparent death of politics, and how it can be revived.
  • Walter Quattrociocchi is coordinator of the CSSLab at the School for Advanced Studies in Lucca. His research is focused on the information diffusion in online social network platforms and their relation with the opinion evolution.
  • Euan Semple is the acclaimed author of Organisations don’t tweet, People do. Long time friend of State of the Net, senior consultant for major organisations around the world, at SotN16 Euan will focus on how we tend to stretch our personal truth through our online social filters.
As soon as possibile we will share a complete schedule of the conference on our website. We will start on Friday, October the 28th at 3pmhosting preview with the participation of local institutions of Friuli Venezia Giulia. The international program of State of the Net 2016 will begin at 6pmwith a special overture around this year’s theme. OSaturday the 29th we will have the main event., from 9:30am till 6pm.State of the Net 2016 is a free event, thanks to the support of our great partners: the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia (co-organizer), InsielPromoTurismoFvgAssicurazioni GeneraliUniCreditAutovie VeneteFondazione CRTriesteillyTrieste Port Authority and Newsweek as media partner.

Please register now to State of the Net 2016, spread the word with your friends and collegues and remember to use the hashtag #sotn16!

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