Holken Consultants & Partners: Conferences and Symposiums
Holken Consultants (HC) manages the organization of several conferences focussing on the creative industries, the media sector, the content industries and the digital economy. They animate the thinking groups and coordinate the various participating entities.
Working groups organized by HC give rise to collaborative projects. For example, the cycle of 5 Think Tanks which brought together public/private partners, invested in media content and accessibility. A second result, the media4Dplayer project aimed at the very creation of a multi-accessible, multi-screen media player for everyone.
ICCHP Conference 2014
Animate partly the conference ICCHP2014 : International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs.
ICCHP is still relevant.
Think Tank Cycle 2012-2014
A cycle of 5 Think Tanks focused on networking between different communities, giving the possibility to create projects and find partners to create business opportunities for the stakeholders involved. Think Tanks that aim at turning social innovation into market opportunities.
Very High Speed 2011 Symposium: the limits of a new deal North America – Europe – Asia
Socio-economic approaches, Technology watch and Uses April 28 and 29, 2011 at the Galilée Institute on the Campus of the University of Paris 13, 93430 Villetaneuse: Symposium THD.
Future TV 2009 : Conferences and workshops
Coordination of the program of the conference held on November 9 & 10, 2009 at Espace Cardin in Paris, France. See the program here.
ATENA 2008 : Transversal workshop of the advanced Digital Era
Under the theme “Convergence and content: which actors, which strategies ?” », the first ATENA took place on January 16, 2008 at AFNOR (Association Française de Normalisation). This day of exchange and sharing was organized with the support of AFNOR, La Maison des sciences de l’Homme Paris Nord, Sony, Nokia, the General Council of Seine Saint-Denis and the University of Paris 13. Cap Digital, a competitiveness cluster for the French industry, was the sponsor of this gathering.
Dossier ATENA: conclusions (in French) by Yolande Combès March 2008
French TV Symposium by Direccte
HC coordinated the symposium organized by the DRIRE (Direccte today) and the Pôle Audiovisuel (Pôle Media Grand Paris) on the TV filming location VCF (Euro Media Group) on the theme: What revitalization and financing mechanisms to encourage companies to adapt to technological changes? It took place on November 18, 2008. During this colloquium, the DRIRE presented its action plan highlighting the challenges for the stakeholders and the changes operating in the audiovisual sector. This symposium was a “kick off meeting” with TV professionals to create a collective awareness and draw development perspectives with the support of the French State and the local authorities.