FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 2021
For a second year in a row we will once again organise a digital event for you with a programme developed in close cooperation with numerous partners.
In over 150 sessions, including formats such as Panels, Fireside Chats, Interviews, Lightning Talks, Project Profiles, Barcamps and our popular daily Highlight Hour – we will bring together over 400 speakers.
Have a look right now at the first events in our programme calendar 2021 and be ready for many more announcements over the upcoming weeks.
The festival will kick off with our Grand Opening on 13 September, followed by five eventful days peppered with highlights.
Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang shares her views on making the most of digital potentials to both safeguard privacy and democracy as well as their exemplary approach in fighting the pandemic. Kate Raworth, the inventor of the “doughnut economics” model of operating within planetary limits, explains her toolkit to transfer her idea into practice at community, city or state levels.
Sir Geoff Mulgan, professor of collective intelligence at UCL and former head of NESTA, Demos and the Young Foundation discusses how to make getting to Net Zero a reality. Cass Sunstein from Harvard and the author of ‘Noise’ as well as co-author of ‘Too Much Information’ with Nobel prize-winning psychologist-economist Daniel Kahnemann discusses how the infodemic can obscure and weaken judgement.