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Planet Earth edition: November 11-18

A week-long programme of live and pre-recorded sessions

The Planet Earth edition will feature live and pre-recorded sessions, available 24 hours across timezones, during 8 days, including the social live stream of Forum Day sessions of the Barcelona edition programme.

🎟 Get access to the Planet Earth edition programme with a Week-long Pass or any Barcelona edition ticket. More info >

The detailed timetable and final programme will be available on the digital event platform from Thursday, November 11.
Day 1

Thursday, November 11

Virtual event platform
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Open from 9:00 (CET)
Interactive activities

Social Lounge

Meet and chat with other participants in the social lounge of our digital venue, which will be available in between sessions.
10:00 - 12:00
(CET)
Live +Pre-recorded video

Welcome + IAM Weekend retrospective Part 1: 2015-2017

A video message from Lucy Black-Swan & Andres Colmenares, co-founders of IAM, followed by a selection of talks from previous editions of IAM Weekend. In this session: We Are Internet (2015), Wanuri Kahiu (2016), The Renaissance of Utopias opening speech (2017), Jasmina Tesanovic + Bruce Sterling (2017).
12:30 - 14:00
(CET)
Pre-recorded video

IAM Weekend retrospective Part 2: The Subversion of Paradoxes (2018)

A selection of talks from previous editions of IAM Weekend. In this session: research theme intro videos by Conor Rigby, Audrey Tang, LaTurbo Avedon and Ingrid LaFleur.
14:30 - 16:30
(CET)
Pre-recorded video

IAM Weekend retrospective Part 3: The Quantumness of Archipelagos (2019)

a selection of talks from previous editions of IAM Weekend. In this session: Dr. James Beacham (CERN), Kris De Decker (Low-tech Magazine), Alejandro Gómez-Baños (Indigenous Friends), Xiaowei Wang, Rasheedah Phillips (Black Quantum Futurism) and the film 'Thought On The Future of the Internet(s) x Canal180'.
17:00 - 19:00
(CET)
Pre-recorded video

IAM Weekend retrospective Part 4: The Weirdness of Interdependencies (2020)

A selection of talks from previous editions of IAM Weekend. In this session: Cade Diehm, Gauthier Roussilhe, John Mixon (Amazon Employees for Climate Justice), Anushka Sani (Fuck the monoculture), Dr. Stephanie Russo Carroll (Indigenous Data Sovereignty). Bonus track: Re(Vision), a film co-created by IAM x Tate Collective Producers.
Day 2

Friday, November 12

Virtual event platform
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Open 24h
Interactive activities

Social Lounge

Meet and chat with other participants in the social lounge of our digital venue, which will open in between sessions.
10:00 - 19:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Forum Day streamed live from Barcelona

Watch live or on-demand all the talks and panel discussions that will take place on the main stage of the Barcelona edition of IAM Weekend 21.

> See the Barcelona edition schedule
Day 3-4

Saturday, November 13 -
Sunday, November 14

Virtual event platform
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Open 24h
Interactive activities / Recordings

Social Lounge

Meet and chat with other participants in the social lounge of our digital venue or watch the live stream recordings
Day 5

Monday, November 15

Virtual event platform

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Open 24h
Interactive activities / Recordings

Social Lounge

Meet and chat with other participants in the social lounge of our digital venue, which will open in between videos.
13:00 - 14:30
(CET)
Social Live stream

Presentations

Watch live or on-demand the following pre-recorded videos:
  • 'Making invisible visible: how can we demonopolize online space?' by The Googless Project
  • 'HARD CARE: The brutal fringes of care' by David McGovern
  • 'Self Design Committee' by Noam Youngrak Son
  • 'Tech Collapse - the fragile materiality of our networks' by Alessandro Y. Longo
16:00 - 17:00
(CET)
Social Live stream / Alternative Format

'The Emperor's New Clothes' by Digital Maker Collective

18:00 - 19:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Marquise Stillwell in conversation with Anne Quito

19:00 - 20:30
(CET)
Remote workshop

Design for Post-Capitalism by Andra Bria, founder of Craft Product School

If yesterday’s models were built for efficiency and productivity, tomorrow’s should be built for wellbeing and intercitizenships. How can we switch from organising our key metrics around ads and profit? How can we move further from "Don't be evil" (Google's mantra) to "Don't be extractive"?

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Limited places. Paid separately
Day 6

Tuesday, November 16

Virtual event platform

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Open 24h
Interactive activities / Recordings

Social Lounge

Meet and chat with other participants in the social lounge of our digital venue, which will open in between videos.
10:00 - 11:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Sustainability in 2030, a panel presented by The Future Laboratory

Guest panelists
  • Faith Robinson
  • Alisha Bhaghat
  • Simone Rebaudengo
  • Moderated by Holly Friend
13:00 - 14:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

'Building a Nation Without Borders' by Food Design Nation

16:00 - 17:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Beyond Human-Centered Design: An Intercultural Conversation by SPACE10 + Billion Seconds Institute

Panelists
  • Jana Perkovic, SPACE10
  • Binit Vasa, SPACE10
  • Karla Paniagua, CENTRO.MX
  • Andres Colmenares, IAM
18:00 - 19:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Indy Johar in conversation with Andres Colmenares

19:00 - 21:00
(CEST)
Remote workshop

Self Cities by Klara Blazek

Most people are not defined by a singular place. Where you were born, where your family is from, where you used to live, and where you currently live can vastly differ.
‍More info >
Limited places. Pre-registration required.
18:30 - 20:00
(CEST)
Remote workshop

Becoming Earthly

Becoming Earthly is a weekly discussion series about collectively rethinking our position on this planet in the face of the current environmental emergency. Our purpose can be summed up as “cultivating consciousness through conversation”. More info >
Limited places. Pre-registration required.
Day 7

Wednesday, November 17

Virtual event platform

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Open 24h
Interactive activities / Recordings

Social Lounge

Meet and chat with other participants in the social lounge of our digital venue, which will open in between videos.
10:00 - 11:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

AR as a community building tool by Atlantic Fellows

Panelists
  • Mildred Omino - Health Equity (Kenya)
  • Magda Kaczmarska - Brain Health (USA)
  • Khaulah Fadzil - Health Equity in South East Asia (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Chaired by Wilneida Negron - Racial Equity (USA)
12:00 - 13:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Screenings

Watch live or on-demand the following pre-recorded videos:
  • 'How To Stop Doing' by Invisible
  • 'A Future Urban Model as a Self-Regulatory Biological Organism' by Lina Dovydenaite
  • 'Last Stop, Babel Harbour' by Victoria Plasteig
16:00 - 17:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Presentations

Watch live or on-demand the following pre-recorded videos:
  • 'A Rant Against Antifutures' by MartĂ­n PĂ©rez Comisso
  • 'How to See the Future Through the Lens of Natural Science' by Superfluid Futures Initiative
  • 'My Country Talks' by Harry Keller
18:00 - 19:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Investigating Climate Change: Spotlight on the Global South

Panelists
  • Amy Westervelt  — award winning journalist, writer, editor and founder of the Critical Frequency podcast network
  • Andres Bermundez — Investigative Reporter, Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism (CLIP)
  • Damian Kahya — Editor in Chief, Unearthed
  • Maxime Domegni — Francophone Africa Editor,  Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN)
  • Hosted by Jake Charles Rees — Curator, Centre for Investigative Journalism
18:30 - 20:00
(CEST)
Remote workshop

Becoming Earthly

Becoming Earthly is a weekly discussion series about collectively rethinking our position on this planet in the face of the current environmental emergency. Our purpose can be summed up as “cultivating consciousness through conversation”. More info >
Limited places. Pre-registration required.
Day 8

Thursday, November 18

Virtual event platform

‍
Open 24h
Interactive activities / Recordings

Social Lounge

Meet and chat with other participants in the social lounge of our digital venue, which will open in between videos.
10:00 - 11:15
(CET)
Social Live stream

The Treaty of Finsbury Park 2025 - Interspecies Assembly

Presented by Furtherfield + The New Design Congress + CreaTures. Followed by a conversation between:
  • Ruth Catlow - founder of Furtherfield
  • Cade Diehm - New Design Congress
  • Dr. Lara Houston - CreaTures EU
12:00 - 13:30
(CET)
Social Live stream

Presentations

Watch live or on-demand the following pre-recorded videos:
  • 'Graphing the History and Future of Technology' by Envisioning
  • 'What is it like to be a circadian organism?' by Ted Hunt
  • 'Calendar Collective' by Kalyani Tupkary
14:00 - 15:00 (CET)
Remote workshop

Symbiotic Creativity by MalĂĽ Duque and RĹ«ta Danyte

Symbiotic Creativity workshop helps people to blend their diversity and experience Intercitizenships! In 1 hour people experiment with their identity and learn to mimic the fundamental behaviour of symbiotic bacterias.
More info >
Limited places. Pre-registration required.
16:00 - 17:00
(CET)
Social Live stream

Dorothy R. Santos in conversation with Xiaowei Wang

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