MicroPOM is the sub-format of the international conference series POM – Politics of Machines, open for a general public, it focuses specifically on the growth layer of the field: the upcoming and emerging practitioners (artists, humanities students, programmers, engineers etc.) and scholars (below PhD level). It specifically aims at making visible local media art worlds and environments in a shareable and social hybrid Micro-format, typically max. 24 hours. Furthermore, it aims at critiquing existing politics of the field, suggesting new policies / manifestos.