UPDATED 11:19 EDT / MAY 05 2011

Coming Up: Stanford Innovation Journalism Conference – May 23 – 25

Coming up in a couple of weeks is the 8th Conference on Innovation Journalism (IJ-8) at Stanford Univeristy, May 23 – 25. It’s a great conference and I’ll be speaking on ethics and innovation journalism.

It’s only $50 and you can register here: http://ij8.innovationjournalism.org/

The conference is organized by the Stanford Center for Innovation and Communication, founded by David Nordfors, Executive Director.

Topics and speakers:

– Håkan Eriksson, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Ericsson, provides a glimpse into the future of mobile. As Ericsson’s top technology strategist, Håkan Eriksson is one of the most influential leaders in the mobile industry. After a decade of tremendous growth, Ericsson is now the largest mobile network equipment provider in the world.

– Why Innovation Isn’t a Hot Election Topic (Yet) – Sven Otto Littorin, Visiting Scholar, Stanford Center for Innovation and Communication and former Swedish Minister for Employment.

– Why Innovation Journalism Matters – Michael S. Malone, Silicon Valley-based innovation journalist.* Mobile Publishing: User Experiences and Future Trends – Zena Iovino, InJo Fellow; Harry McCracken, Founder and Editor of Technologizer and columnist for Time.com; Justin Ferrell, Director of Digital, Mobile and New Product Design for The Washington Post; Evan Doll, Co-founder of Flipboard; and Jacob Ward, West Coast Bureau Chief for Popular Science magazine.

– Are we heading for Collective Intelligence or Collective Neurosis? – David Nordfors, Executive Director of Stanford Center for Innovation and Communication; Nicklas Lundblad, Senior Policy Counsel and Head of Public Policy for Google; and Elizabeth Filippouli, Founder of Global Thinkers.

– The Great Transformation: How innovation affects journalism and journalism affects innovation — Derek O’Halloran, World Economic Forum.

Key theme this year:

The convergence of mobile phones, personal computers and the Internet is leading a mobile innovation economy and changing the media’s role as gatekeeper. So what can we expect next?

[Cross-posted at Silicon Valley Watcher]

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