Academic Mindtrek

What Academic Mindtrek?

The Academic Mindtrek conference is hosted annually since 1997. The purpose of the conference is to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and professionals from the industry to put forward ideas and interpretations regarding the development of Internet, interactive media, and the information society. Furthermore, special academic sessions (e.g. tutorials, demonstrations, workshops, and multidisciplinary sessions).

When and Where?

The Academic Mindtrek conference is organized as part of the Mindtrek Openmind conference at the same venue, Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere.

Most of the Academic program is on Wednesday 23rd and continues on Thursday 24th of September.


There are separate tickets for Academic Mindtrek conference (standard and student). Academic tickets are sold here!

Academic Mindtrek tickets include:

  • 3 day festival badge
  • Access to all events  22.-24.9.2015
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and coffee
  • Conference proceedings
  • Special academic VIP welcome reception

Attendees who have submitted a paper will need to register in this registration category if they would like to have their papers published. More information about the Academic Mindtrek from

Paper submission is due on 31st of July!

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