Lovebytes - We Love Technology presents the latest adventures in the creative use and misuse of emerging technology with a one day event held in Sheffield on 12 February 2010.

The day will see ten informal presentations by what the organisers promise are pioneering artists, designers and technologists exploring the theme of digital craft.

Confirmed speakers include Mehmet Akten, Simon Blackwell, James Boardwell, Crispin Jones, William Ngan and Steve Symons.

The event runs between 10.30 am - 4.30 pm at the Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus, Sheffield S1 2BJ. Tickets, which includes refreshments and buffet lunch, cost £20.

Booking details can be found here. Lovebytes will offer a series of exhibitions, workshops and special events during 2010 starting with Code: Craft later this month.

Lovebytes was established in 1994 to explore the creative and cultural potential of digital technologies and to encourage people in Sheffield and the UK to engage with global creative digital culture.

Lovebytes has presented exclusive talks by leading figures in digital art and film such as Peter Greenaway, Jonathan Caouette, and Andrew Kötting, with performances from Autechre, Russell Haswell, Alva Noto, Hecker, SND, People Like Us, Farmers Manual, General Magic, Lia and Tina Frank.

Lovebytes has also commissioned over 50 new works by international digital artists including Biosphere, Harou Ishii, Yasunao Tone and Scanner+Tonne and we have featured the work of innovative and influential creative digital studios such as the Designers Republic, Renascent, Zeitguised, HFR-LAB and Universal Everything.