CreateWorld Sessions

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Keynote Presenters

photo by David Cuartielles

Massimo Banzi is the co-founder of the Arduino project. He is an Interaction Designer, Educator and Open Source Hardware advocate. He has worked as a consultant for clients such as: Prada, Artemide, Persol, Whirlpool, V&A Museum and Adidas.

Massimo started the first FabLab in Italy which led to the creation of Officine Arduino, a FabLab/Makerspace based in Torino.

He spent 4 years at the Interaction Design Institue Ivrea as Associate Professor. Massimo has taught workshops and has been a guest speaker at institutions allover the world.

Before joining IDII he was CTO for the Seat Ventures incubator. He spent many years working as a software architect,both in Milan and London, on projects for clients like Italia Online, Sapient, Labour Party, BT, MCI WorldCom, SmithKlineBeecham, Storagetek, BSkyB and

Massimo is also the author of “Getting Started with Arduino” published by O’Reilly. He is a regular contributor to the italian edition of Wired Magazine and Che Futuro, an online magazine about innovation.

He currently teaches Interaction Design at SUPSI Lugano in the south of Switzerland and is a visiting professor at CIID in Copenhagen.


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Community Principles Powering the Largest Ever Hand-crafted Virtual World*
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Digital Art Out West
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Game Engines and Machine Learning
Paris Buttfield-Addison

Mobile Technologies Supporting Creativity: Design Principles for On-Demand Technology Education
Brett Voss


DIY PCB – Designing & Manufacturing Your Own Printed Circuit Boards
Matt Gray

Game Development on macOS with Godot
Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning, Tim Nugent

How Do I Game Design?
Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jon Manning, Tim Nugent