Thursday, September 1, 2011

Julian Assange and Arianna Huffington will be part of an internet event starting today in Sao Paulo

Julian Assange and Arianna Huffington are the main attractions of the event held in Sao Paulo
The political activist and creator of Wikileaks, Julian Assange*, opens today (2011, September 1st) the event InfoTrends held in São Paulo. The event will last two days and will bring together experts and personalities to discuss the latest trends in the world of technology and digital culture.

In his presentation, Assange explains how WikiLeaks works and will also discuss how Wikileaks and its contributors help to provide information of public interest.

The creator and CEO of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, opens the second day of the event, showing how social media has changed communications. She will tell the public how the Internet has modified the old model of media/journalism turning it into a collaborative and decentralized way of getting informed.

The Info Trends offers an Apple Application for the event. It works on the iPhone / iPod and can be downloaded for free at this link.

What: Info@Trends - A nova realidade tem voz
Where: Unique Hotel
When: September 1st and 2nd, from 8 am till 6h30 pm.
Price: R$ 825
Phone: +55 (11) 3882-0009

(*) The presentation will be held via videoconference. Assange is currently forbidden to leave England.

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