July 13th 2016 - Tech Open Air

Program

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TIME Studio 1 Studio 2 Studio 3 Studio 4 Lab Foyer A Foyer B Forest Raft Startup Stage Secret Garden
9:00

9:00 - 17:00

Art Exhibition: Trans Sculpture

Zuzanna Czebatul

Debora Delmar Corp.

Alicja Kwade

Lindsay Lawson

Dennis Loesch

Nik Nowak

Antoine Renard

Iris Touliatou

Installation

9:00 - 17:00

ART EXHIBITION: Roman Lipski & YQP

Roman Lipski & YQP

Installation

9:00 - 10:00

Conga Fever (DJ)

Music

9:15
9:30
9:45
10:00

10:00 - 10:25

Opening Keynote

Luis von Ahn
Duolingo, Co-Founder & CEO

Keynote

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome to NEU China

Helen Feng
Fake Music Media, Co-Founder

Philipp Grefer
Fake Music Media, Co-Founder

Ignite Talk

10:00 - 13:00

Entrepreneurial Decision-Making

Christine Lauritzen
Humboldt Universität, Research Associate

Workshop

10:00 - 10:25

Opening Keynote Livestream: Luis von Ahn

Luis von Ahn
Duolingo, Co-Founder & CEO

Keynote

10:15

10:25 - 10:40

Are We Cyborgs Yet? - Future of Fashion Technology

Ray Noori
Block Zero, Co-Founder & CEO

Ignite Talk

10:20 - 10:35

VR Pioneers: VR in China Today

Christian Grewell
NYU Shanghai, Professor

Ignite Talk

10:30

10:30 - 10:40

The Blockchain - A Global Property Rights System

Nic Cary
Blockchain, Co-Founder

Ignite Talk

10:40 - 10:55

VR Pioneers: Integrating VR into the Travel Experience

Zan Wu
Zanadu, CEO

Ignite Talk

10:30 - 10:55

Experimental Community Development: Prototyping New Cultures

Bear Kittay
Burning Man, Social Alchemist

Tony Cho
Metro 1, President & CEO

Tête-à-Tête

10:45

10:45 - 10:55

Authenticity @ Scale: Advertising for Post-Post-Millennials

Shahar Erez
Kenshoo, SVP & CPO

Ignite Talk

10:45 - 10:55

Bots: Fun, Mischief and Whimsy

Eamonn Carey
Techstars, Managing Director

Ignite Talk

11:00

11:00 - 11:25

Constructive Disruption of Publishing

Dr. Mathias Döpfner
Axel Springer SE, CEO

Keynote

11:00 - 11:25

Blockchain for Beginners (Presented by Motherboard)

Fabian Vogelsteller
Ethereum, Lead Dapp Developer

Marko Ahtisaari
Sync Project, Co-Founder & CEO

Greg McMullen
IPDB Foundation, Director

Moderator:

Theresa Locker
MOTHERBOARD (VICE), Editor

Panel Session

11:00 - 11:15

VR Pioneers: Blurring the Lines of Reality With Motion Capture

Stanley Chan
Noitom, Vice President

Ignite Talk

11:00 - 11:25

Keynote Livestream: Constructive Disruption of Publishing

Dr. Mathias Döpfner
Axel Springer SE, CEO

Keynote

11:00 - 12:30

Music Meets Tech (presented by Berlin Music Commission & Clubcommission Berlin)

11:15

11:20 - 11:55

VR in China

Zan Wu
Zanadu, CEO

Stanley Chan
Noitom, Vice President

Christian Grewell
NYU Shanghai, Professor

Panel Session

11:30

11:30 - 11:55

From What Makes Us Tick to What Makes Us Click (supported by Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)

David Poeppel
Max-Planck-Institute, Director

Ignite Talk

11:30 - 11:45

From A Start-up to A Leading Market Player: Scaling Innovation Velocity (Presented by Kayak)

Giorgos Zacharia
KAYAK, CTO

Ignite Talk

11:30 - 11:45

The Neurobiology of the Flow State: How to Hack the Optimal State of Consciousness

Maximilian Gotzler
Flowgrade, Founder & CEO

Ignite Talk

11:30 - 12:30

Reverse Pitch

11:45

11:50 - 11:55

Floating Rocks and Other Oxymorons: Being a Startup Founder

Ida Tin
Clue, CEO

Ignite Talk

12:00

12:00 - 12:15

Experiences & Challenges in Building a European Category Leader in Home & Living

Philipp Kreibohm
Home24, Founder & MD

Ignite Talk

12:00 - 12:25

A Design Sprint to the Finish: Solving Design/UX Problems Fast

Adam Perlis
Time.com, Design Director

Knowshop

12:00 - 12:30

China's Makers: Open-Sourcing Everything

David Li
Maker Collider, Co-Founder

Knowshop

12:05 - 12:30

The Art of Hugging

Nadav Wilf
HeroX, CPO

Knowshop

12:00 - 12:15

Rodrigo Nino - AMA

Rodrigo Niño
Prodigy Network, Founder & CEO

Ask Me Anything

12:15

12:20 - 12:35

How Do Computers See? Understanding Computer Vision

Susan Etlinger
Altimeter@Prophet, Industry Analyst

Ignite Talk

12:30

12:30 - 12:40

A Planetary-Scale Blockchain Database for the World Computer

Greg McMullen
IPDB Foundation, Director

Ignite Talk

12:30 - 12:45

China's Makers: David Li - Ask Me Anything

David Li
Maker Collider, Co-Founder

Ask Me Anything

12:35 - 13:00

Collective Silence

Leon Kirchhoff
Medi-Club | Berlin, Meditator

Walther Wegner
Medi-Club | Berlin, Meditator

Knowshop

12:30 - 12:45

Robin Wauters (Tech.eu) - AMA

Robin Wauters
Tech.eu, Founding Editor

Ask Me Anything

12:45

12:45 - 13:00

Keynote

Daniel Barenboim
Berlin State Opera, General Music Director

Keynote

12:45 - 13:00

Eamonn Carey (Techstars) - AMA

Eamonn Carey
Techstars, Managing Director

Ask Me Anything

12:45 - 13:00

Keynote Livestream: Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim
Berlin State Opera, General Music Director

Keynote

13:00

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Food

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Food

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Food

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Food

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Food

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Food

13:00 - 14:00

Daddy Hemmingway & The Bad Bitches Club (live)

Music

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Food

13:15
13:30
13:45
14:00

14:00 - 14:25

Is it real? Capturing Human Body, Hand and Face Motion in the Wild (supported by Max-Planck-Gesellschaft & Technologie- stiftung Berlin)

Christian Theobalt
Max-Planck-Institute, Professor

Michael Zollhoefer
Max-Planck-Institute, Post Doctoral Researcher

Tête-à-Tête

14:00 - 14:10

Smart Contracts and the Future of Blockchain

Fabian Vogelsteller
Ethereum, Lead Dapp Developer

Ignite Talk

14:00 - 17:00

Entrepreneurial Decision-Making

Christine Lauritzen

Installation

14:00 - 14:25

Life Long Learning (presented by Reply)

Enrico Giovannini
Reply, Communication Specialist

Knowshop

14:00 - 14:15

Paula Schwarz - AMA

Paula Schwarz
Startupboat, Founder

Ask Me Anything

14:15

14:15 - 14:55

MusicTech - Innovation, Where Art Thou? (Presented by Berlin Music Commission & Clubcommission Berlin)

Mona Rübsamen
FluxMusic / FluxFM, Founder & CEO

Ralf Kollmann
mobilee records, AFEM Board Member/Co-Founder

Till Janczukowicz
IDAGIO, CEO

Jorin Zschiesche
recordJet, Founder & Captain

Moderator:

Peter Kirn
Create Digital Media, Founder

Panel Session

14:15 - 14:30

Nada Wilf - AMA

Nadav Wilf
HeroX, CPO

Ask Me Anything

14:30

14:30 - 14:55

Cracking the Code of Creativity

Daniel Bonner
Razorfish, Global CCO

Will Sansom
Contagious Insider, Director

Tête-à-Tête

14:30 - 14:40

How Emotional Data Will Benefit Our Wellbeing

Dan Möller
VINAYA, Founder & COO

Ignite Talk

14:30 - 14:50

Virtualized Music Creation

Christian Grewell
NYU Shanghai, Professor

Ignite Talk

14:30 - 14:45

Post Smoothie and Yoga Hype - What Really Benefits Your Health?

Konrad Knops
Brox GmbH, Founder

Ignite Talk

14:30 - 14:55

Old, but Gold - The Art of Bootstrapping

Friedrich A. Neuman
MAKERS, Founder & CEO

Knowshop

14:30 - 14:45

Walther Wegner and Leon Kirchhoff - AMA

Walther Wegner
Medi-Club | Berlin, Meditator

Leon Kirchhoff
Medi-Club | Berlin, Meditator

Ask Me Anything

14:45

14:45 - 14:55

VR Storytelling - it's About Feelings, Man!

Benny Arbel
Inception VR, Co-Founder & CEO

Ignite Talk

14:45 - 15:00

Konrad Knops - AMA

Konrad Knops
Brox GmbH, Founder

Ask Me Anything

15:00

15:00 - 15:25

Fireside with Albert Wenger

Albert Wenger
Union Square Ventures, Partner

Moderator:

Robin Wauters
Tech.eu, Founding Editor

Fireside Chat

15:00 - 15:15

Luxury of Sound

Edgar van Velzen
Teufel Audio, CEO

Moderator:

Boris Moshkovits
Amuse, Publisher

Tête-à-Tête

15:00 - 15:10

How to Find Your Calling (Using Cannabis)

Jazmin Hupp
Women Grow, Co-Founder

Ignite Talk

15:00 - 15:15

Beyond Streaming: the Chinese Creative Industry's Bumpy Relationship with Tech

Ge Li
Pilot Music & Technology, CEO

Ignite Talk

15:00 - 15:25

Superfood Water

Thomas Hartwig
Leogant, Founder

Knowshop

15:00 - 16:00

You Taste With All Your Senses

Barry C. Smith
University of London, Professor

Workshop

15:00 - 15:15

Fabian Vogelsteller - AMA

Fabian Vogelsteller
Ethereum, Lead Dapp Developer

Ask Me Anything

15:15

15:20 - 15:35

Straight to Your Sofa: Sports and Live Entertainment in VR

Miheer Walavalkar
LiveLike VR, CBO

Ignite Talk

15:15 - 15:25

Urban commute, Jim. But not as we know it.

Jyri Engeström
Jaiku & Ditto, Founder

Ignite Talk

15:20 - 15:50

Technology and the Future of Chinese Music

Yu Zeng
Pilot Music & Technology, GM

J Fever
LeTV’s Hip Hop Channel, Hip-Hop Artist/TV Host

Xiaohan Guo
Musikid, Vice President

Panel Session

15:15 - 15:30

Patrycja Slawuta - AMA

Patrycja Slawuta
SelfHackathon, Founder

Ask Me Anything

15:30

15:30 - 15:45

Taking the Stress Out of Sleep

Gabriel Flateman
Casper, Co-Founder & CTO

Ignite Talk

15:40 - 15:55

Another Space

Chris Bird
United Visual Artists, Co-Founder & Director

Ignite Talk

15:30 - 15:55

FOMO on AI? Let's Identify Your Low-Hanging Fruits!

Christoph Auer-Welsbach
IBM Watson, Partner Innovation

Knowshop

15:30 - 15:55

Fireside Chat

Caterina Fake
Flickr, Co-Founder

Ida Tin
Clue, CEO

Tête-à-Tête

15:30 - 17:00

Hardware Pitch

15:30 - 15:45

Muneeb Ali - AMA

Muneeb Ali
Blockstack Labs, Co-Founder

Ask Me Anything

15:45

15:50 - 16:05

Don't Arrest Me

Susan Danziger
Ziggeo, Founder & CEO

Ignite Talk

15:45 - 16:00

Thomas Hartwig

Thomas Hartwig
Leogant, Founder

Ask Me Anything

16:00

16:10 - 16:25

Using Live Social Media to Track the Unknown: A Refugee Journey

Paul Ronzheimer
BILD, Chief Int. Correspondent

Ignite Talk

16:00 - 16:10

Music as Precision Medicine

Marko Ahtisaari
Sync Project, Co-Founder & CEO

Ignite Talk

16:00 - 16:15

How and Why Social Media Changes Our Everyday Behavior?

Suvi Uski
Helsinki Society, Social Media Researcher

Ignite Talk

16:00 - 16:25

China's Tech Sector's Investment in the West: Sophie Yu - Ask Me Anything

Sophie Yu
CICC, Executive Director

Ask Me Anything

16:00 - 16:15

Resilient Intentional Communities

Katiyana Kittay
Burning Man, Event Producer

Ignite Talk

16:00 - 17:00

You Taste With All Your Senses (Round Two)

Barry C. Smith
University of London, Professor

Workshop

16:00 - 16:15

Mait Müntel - AMA

Mait Müntel
Lingvist, Co-Founder

Ask Me Anything

16:15

16:15 - 16:30

Rideable Technology and the Cities of the Future

Ryan Evans
Inboard Technology, CEO

Ignite Talk

16:20 - 16:30

Is the Conventional Concept of Family-Kept Privacy Dead?

Richard Muirhead
Open Ocean, General Partner

Ignite Talk

16:20 - 16:45

Blockchains in a Big Data World

Trent McConaghy
BigchainDB , CTO

Knowshop

16:15 - 16:30

Susan Danziger - AMA

Susan Danziger
Ziggeo, Founder & CEO

Ask Me Anything

16:30

16:30 - 16:45

Baking in Social Good From the Start - Building a Socially Conscious Company

Susan McPherson
McPherson Strategies, Founder & CEO

Ignite Talk

16:35 - 17:00

Everything is Designed

Paola Antonelli
The MoMA, Senior Curator

Luke Woods
Facebook, Head of Product Design

Moderator:

Anne Pascual
IDEO, Design Director

Tête-à-Tête

16:35 - 16:45

The Creative Paradox: Cooking Sheep

Daniel Ospina
Conductal, Co-Founder & CEO

Ignite Talk

16:30 - 16:45

Let’s Drink Baijiu - the Most Popular Spirit in China

Matthias Heger
Capital Spirits Ltd., Co-Founder

Ignite Talk

16:30 - 16:45

Kim Baden-Kristensen - AMA

Kim Baden-Kristensen
Brain+, CEO

Ask Me Anything

16:45

16:50 - 17:30

The Bits Trickling into your Brain - How Persuasive Technologies are Changing your Mind

Ger Baron
CTO Amsterdam

Harri Oinas-Kukkonen
University of Oulu,

Alexander Mankowsky
Daimler, Future Studies Ideation

Moderator:

Nicolas Zimmer
Technology Foundation, CEO

Panel Session

16:50 - 17:00

Building a Banking Platform for Digital Business

Marko Wenthin
solaris Bank, CEO

Ignite Talk

16:45 - 17:00

Ryan Evans

Ryan Evans
Inboard Technology, CEO

Ask Me Anything

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