i_beta/event 12 & 13 May 2011, Heerlen, Eutropolis
New ideas on economy_society_culture
i_beta/event is organized by Social Beta
Social Beta is the – centre for media__culture__society. Social Beta is working on translating global innovative concepts to the local setting of Eutropolis (Euregion Meuse Rhine). SocialBeta, founded in 2009, is inspired by e-culture. (new media, network society, open source) and use this background as a constant source of inspiration. On the intersection of media, culture or society Socialbeta develops knowledge and projects in various fields including: creative industries, innovation and education. Other projects are: TEDxEutropolis, Creative Drive & Slimmerkunde. SocialBeta is a non-profit foundation with an independent board.
i_beta/event is created together with an international group of partners. They are the international group of change agents in the creative industries and e-culture field. Pleas take a look at the things they do we like it! To see a description swipe or scroll down! Zachte G, Designmetropoleaachen, Creative Class, MAD faculty Genk, REcentre.
Director Egid van Houtem and Board Member Maurice Hermans are the curators of the i_beta/event. You can follow Egid and Maurice on Twitter. If you want to contact them please send an email to info [at] socialebeta .eu
Cynthia is an event management student, and intern at SocialBeta, where she works on organizing i_beta/2011. You can follow her on Twitter.
Romy is a third year student at Iemes education in Tilburg and intern at i_beta/2011, where she mainly works on communication. You can follow her on Twitter
Zachte G is where creative Limburg unites under one flag. Here young talented creatives from Limburg join forces. Together on the barricades for a florishing creative climate. Creatieve strength is bundeld at the Zachte G website and has become the online powerhouse for the creative industry in Limburg.
Zachte G is a virtual community for young talented creatives rooted in Limburg, but stretching far beyond. Here they show off in a good way! They show their work, they share news and ideas. Here they get in touch with others. Find opportunities for work or for collaboration. Zachte G is a stage to show the creative work of, and connect to, the creative industry of Limburg! 300 young creatives are allready a member of the Zachte G community. This is the place to see what they do.
Designmetropole Aachen (design capital aachen) is a loose network of artists who operate out of the greater aachen region in the very west of germany, and the bordering parts of belgium and the netherlands. The artists come from various fields around product design, like photography, graphic design, multimedia, web, industrial, jewelry, communication, accessories, interieur, lib arts etc, and even associate with marketers, programmers and engineers.
Creative class vzw is a creative hotspot for students that blossom. For professionals looking for inspiration. For entrepreneurs who want to create new opportunities. But above all for everyone with a swirling passion for creativity.
Creative class vzw wants to play its part in the inspiration, motivation and education of creativity. A place where young talents can use a polyvalent space, a space where professionals attend workshops or events, a meeting place for entrepreneurs.
REcentre – centre for sustainable design is a knowledge and promotion centre propelling the development of sustainable design in the Meuse-Rhine Euregion, consisting of Belgian and Dutch Limburg, Regio Aachen and Liège.
REcentre will create an expertise cluster in sustainable design within the Meuse-Rhine Euregion. By setting up projects together with designers, schools, companies and public institutions REcentre will show how sustainability can become real and what role design can take in this.
REcentre is an Interreg IVa project supported by Wallonie Design (Liège, BE), Z33/Design Platform Limburg (Hasselt, BE) and NAiM/Bureau Europa (Maastricht, NL), Flanders District of Creativity (Leuven, BE) and Dutch Design Week (Eindhoven, NL).
Media, Arts & Design faculty
A collaboration between KHlim and PHL in order to optimize the higher education in Limburg, The Senior art studies at PHL KHlim together with the university of Leuven and Hasselt decided to raise one joint faculty: MAD – faculty. MAD stands for Media, Arts and Design.
Filmhuis de Spiegel is a podium for national and international expressions for high quality films (arthouse) in the Parkstad region.
Located on the 5th floor of the SCHUNCK*building.
Special programs like avant-premieres, external events and cooperation with other cultural events and companies.