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Ian Forrester

BBC Firestarter: Ian Forrester

Ian Forrester is a well known and likeable character on the digital scene in the UK. Living in Manchester, UK where he works for the BBC’s R&D north lab. He specialises in open innovation and new disruptive opportunities; by creating value via open engagement and collaborations with startups, universities, early adopters and hackers.

His current research is into the area of future narrative and storytelling, with a technology he calls Perceptive Media. Its a new approach to broadcasting; which pairs the best of broadcast with the best of internet technology; creating a experiences like sitting around a camp fire telling stories.

And there's more! He will be joined by Amy Zima, Myles Dyer, Sarah Drinkwater, Amber Case, others.

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