Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy

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‘Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy’ was an event exploring society’s changing attitudes and behavior in relation to ‘end of life’ and mourning. It examined this from the context of todays’ today’s connected world from a number of differing perspectives.

The event was featured as part of ‘Social Media Week London’ (SMWLDN).


Full Agenda 

• 6.00pm: Networking (Drinks & nibbles provided by Levertons Funeral Directors)
• 7.00pm: James Norris, (DeadSocial, CEO & Founder) – Welcome note
• 7.15pm: Jack Rooke (Camden Roundhouse / CALM) – first spoken word piece of death & bereavement
• 7.20pm: Jon Underwood (Death Café, Founder) – Death (the final taboo) vs The People
• 7.40pm: Jack Rooke – Second spoken word piece
• 7.45pm: James Norris (DeadSocial,CEO & founder) – ‘Death and our Digital Legacy’
• 8.05pm: Jack Rooke – Third spoken word piece
• 8.10pm: Lawrence Darani (Terminally Ill Adult Philosopher & Existentialist) – Leaving a legacy and my own ethical will’
• 8.30pm: Jack Rooke – Fourth spoken word piece on death
• 8.35pm: Dr Aaron Balick (Registered Psychotherapist) – The psychodynamics of death and the changing face of grief
• 8.55pm: Jack Rooke – Fifth spoken word piece
• 9.00pm: Stewart Arnott, (Mindings, CEO & Founder) – Staying connected in the latter stages of life.
9.20pm – Close: Networking (Drinks & nibbles provided by Levertons Funeral Directors)


Jon Underwood (Death Cafe’s Founder) Presentation at Social Media Week



More information about the ‘Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy’ can be found here


The Digital Legacy Conference 


Due to the interest and success of Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy’ we have decided to run an annual conference call the ‘Digital Legacy Conference’ from 2015. Details for this conference can be viewed here.


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