Internationally-acclaimed game designer, Will Wright — creator of the world’s best-selling video game series, The Sims — and Lyn Heward, Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil are coming to Pittsburgh next week as part of the PTC’s 2011 DATA Awards. This is the third year for the region’s signature art and technology event, and will honor the best and brightest in regional creative tech.
Its not too late to get your tickets and be part of this historic event. Show your support for innovation in Pittsburgh!
IGNITE YOUR CREATIVE FIRE!
The 2011 Design, Art and Technology (DATA) Awards & New Media Exhibition
Hosted by the Executive Producer of Cirque Du Soleil and
Featuring the ETC’s Pausch Prize Honoree, Will Wright
The Pittsburgh Technology Council is proud to present the 2011 DATA Awards, Pittsburgh’s signature Art + Technology event. Join us as we honor our region’s leading edge intersections of tech and creativity.
- Lyn Heward, international Creative Director and Executive Producer of Cirque du Soleil, will present “The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All.”
- Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center will present the second annual Pausch Prize to internationally-acclaimed game developer, Will Wright, designer of The Sims game series.
- The 2011 DATA Award Finalists represent the region’s best and brightest in creativity and technology. Find out what is happening right here in Pittsburgh!
EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 28, 2011
5:00-6:00PM: VIP Reception
6:00-7:00PM: Cocktail Reception & Networking
7:00-8:00PM: Awards Ceremony featuring the 2011 DATA Awards,
the Pittsburgh-to-Hollywood Awards and the 2011 Pausch Prize
8:00-9:00PM: Presentation by Lyn Heward of Cirque Du Soleil:
“The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire that Lives Within Us All”
The Pittsburgh Opera
2425 Liberty Avenue in the Strip District
Street Parking / Garage at 24th & Penn Ave
General Admission: $75
Group of Five Tickets: $350
Seating is limited. All tickets must be purchased in advance.
Early registration is recommended.
Registration questions: 412.918.4266.