Deadline extended for MW17 scholarship and volunteer applications!

Would you like to come to MW17 in Cleveland, Ohio April 19-22 but need financial help to get there? Thanks to the generosity of its sponsors, MW is happy to offer scholarships, and volunteer positions are also available for those who are happy to exchange a day’s work for conference registration.

We’re extending the deadline for applications to Friday, 23 December 2016. As long as you get your application in by 11:59pm at the International Dateline, it will be considered!

Want to help bring more talented people to MW17? Spread the word about these opportunities, or contact us about supporting scholarships for international attendees.

Author: Titus Bicknell

Titus Bicknell (born September 24, 1971) is a technologist, co-founder of pink ink. and TheGalleryChannel.com and co-principal of Museums and the Web LLC. Apart from a fascinating stint at NBC Universal in 2007-8 working on the big screen, Titus has spent the last 10 years exploring the small screen both web and hand held. As Chief Engineer at Antenna Audio and subsequently Head of Mobile Technologies at Discovery Communications, he was fortunate to participate in ground breaking hand held projects at Tate Modern, the Louvre, Pompidou, the Intel Museum, and the Getty, among others. As Director of Business & Production systems at Hendricks Investment Holdings, he developed production workflows for documentary and publicity programming, live sports event in-stadium broadcasting and asset optimization for mobile and portable app development, as well as overseeing the Property Management, IS and online systems for Gateway Canyons Resort, Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum and Discovery Retreats. As Chief Engineer at MyDiscovery, a new division of Discovery Communications, Titus oversaw the inception of a community life-long learning platform that forms part of Learnist through a major joint venture between Discovery and Grockit. As VP Digital Platforms and Chief Engineer and then Lead Architect, Digital Innovation at Discovery, he managed systems architecture and engineering, software architecture and back end development for Discovery’s web and mobile portfolio, defining the key digital opportunities and technical requirements for the growing non-linear content and user experience. Titus is currently Chief Digital Officer for RLJ Entertainment. At various times Titus has been a film maker, Latin scholar, avid cyclist and a plugin developer for the WordPress open source platform.