The ninth international “e-Society” conference will address the topic of Youth and Media. The conference will take place on February 7th and 8th 2014 in the Youth Cultural Center (Mladinski kulturen centar) – Skopje, Macedonia.
e-Society: Youth and Media is a two-day conference organized by the Metamorphosis Foundationand the Youth Educational Forum, exploring media from a youth perspective, youth led media, media literacy, information quality, digital media activism, music and movements. The conference is an open, creative, interactive space providing information and enabling discussion, various activities and networking. e-Society: Youth and Media challenges the traditional views of youth and media, and aims to provide knowledge and inspiration for every participant.
Leading experts and activists from 14 countries are the structure of e-Society: Youth and Media: 20 speakers, 10 interactive workshops, 2 panel discussions with 10 speakers, 4 movie screenings and 5 renowned DJs ensure a two-day long agenda for every young person, activist, journalist and citizen.
The conference will present the results from a regional research about the position of youth and media in 11 South-East European countries.
Тhe thematic segments of the conference are:
Youth, Privacy and Reputation // Berkman Center for Internet and Society [US], SHARE Defense [SR], Safer Internet Centre [BG]
Youth Led Media // European Youth Press [BE/DE], MladiINFO [MK], Youth Press Association [BiH], Radio Student [SL], Televizija Student [HR], Radio MOF [MK], Kanal 103 [MK], Izlez [MK]
Youth Literacy and Information Quality // Еuropean Association for Viewers Interests [BE], Macedonian Media Institute [MK], No Hate Speech Movement – Council of Europe [TBD], Media Education Centre [SR], Film i Halland [SE], Metamorphosis Foundation [MK]
Digital Media Activism // Erkan Saka [TR], Global Voices Online [SR], Vice [CZ], StreetPress [FR], ZastoNe [BiH], Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) [MK], Apps for Good [UK], AlJazeera [TBD], Radio Free Europe [MK], European Youth Forum [TBD]
Music, Visualization, Movement // Alexander Kowalski [GER], CK13 Youth Center [SR]
Youth and Media Digital Night // Alexander Kowalski [GER], Petar Dundov [CRO], Speedy [SRB], Goran Kan [MKD], Viktor Apostolski [MKD]
Movie Screenings // Riot From Wrong [UK], Sav Taj Folk / All That Folk [SR], 103 – A Love Letter To The Alternative Culture [MK], The Majority Starts Here – BIRN