The Belfast Creative Coalition will be co-hosting a mini-Juice Conference for the opening of IMRC, the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center at the University of Maine, Orono Campus on January 9, 2014. This 15,000 sq ft facility consists of Intermedia graduate research labs, two computer/technology classrooms, an electronics lab, a prototyping lab, CNC lab, fabrication lab, seminar room and distance classroom node, visiting researcher lab/studio, audio recording studio, video editing suites, electronic and experimental music studio, adaptive presentation environment, sound stage, film and video production studio, 3D and immersive visualization presentation environment, and an outdoor performance space and film presentation stage.
In partnership with the Juice Conference, Midcoast Magnet, Belfast Creative Coalition, and Realize!Maine, the celebrations will begin with “IMRC (Immerse) Maine: Celebrating Creative Innovation”. This “mini-Juice Conference” will provide participants with an exciting look at the new IMRC facility’s possibilities through speakers, seminars, and tours. Space is limited for this event so register online early to save your place! Registration is being handled through RegOnline at https://www.regonline.com/imrcmaine. Opening Ceremony, from 5- 7pm, will be at no cost to participants and invitees. Conference cost is $30.00 and online registration and payment is available. Conference registration will open December 5th and close on January 3rd. For those individuals only attending the Opening Ceremony, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 207-581-3582.