The registration for MediaFutures Annual Meeting 2023 is now open.

This years Media Futures Annual Meeting will be held at November 16-17 at Media City Bergen, Norway. The 2023 Annual Meeting constitutes a forum for the exchange of scientific results and industry insights within the field of responsible media technology.

This year’s focus topic are Generative AI and the EU AI Act. In particular, we are interested in tackling questions related to as to what extent Generative AI and the EU AI Act will have an impact on the future of the media.

Join us for inspirational keynote talks, prototype demonstrations, presentations held by our researchers, and industry partners, and poster session.

The registration deadline was November 1, 2023. The deadline has been extended until November 8th.


Day 1: Media City Bergen

AI Policy Workshop


Getting on the EU Policy Train.

Charlotte Eide and Vivil Haraldsen

A Brief Primer on Global AI Policy.

Nicholas Diakopoulos

Developing Mitigation Strategies to Counter Negative Impacts of Generative AI .

Kimon Kieslich and Nicholas Diakopoulos
Opening Session
12:00 Registration
13:00 Welcome Adresse by Christoph Trattner, UiB Vice-Rector Pinar Heggernes, and, MCB CEO Helge O. Svela
Keynote Session
13:15 Keynote Ricardo Baeza-Yates
14:00 Break
14:15 Keynote Esther Paniagua
15:00 Break
15:15 Panel on Generative AI & AI Policy
Poster & Demo Session
16:00 Demo & Poster Exhibition
17:30 Demo & Poster Awards
20:00 Conference Dinner

Day 2 (Internal): Scandic Ørnen

Work Package Session

09:30 Info and announcements
09:35 Work Package Presentations 1-3
10:50 Break + Group Photo
11:10 Work Package Presentations 4-5
12:00 Lunch
University – Industry Collaboration Session
13:00 University – Industry (UI) Collaboration Paper Presentation
13:20 University – Industry (UI) Collaboration Panel Discussion
14:05 Break
World Café Session
14:25 Introduction to World Cafe
14:30 AI/UI/Policy World Cafe Session 1
14:50 AI/UI/Policy World Cafe Session 2
15:10 AI/UI/Policy World Cafe Session 3
15:25 Summary
16:00 End