Q BERLIN

The berlin conference on
freedom and responsibility

BERLIN, 7 & 8 NOVEMBER 2019

Berlin is home to people from all over the world and stands for freedom, courage and tolerance. We believe in Berlin as a strong voice to tackle today’s most pressing issues and to revitalise our social values. Q BERLIN provides a space to share global perspectives, disrupt, inspire and tear down walls to shape the future we want to live in.

2 days

contemporary topics

international Speakers

Day 1

Q Conference

Berlin Station | 7 NOV 2019

On 7 November, experts and unconventional minds from the fields of business, science, politics, culture and technology will discuss the major issues regarding civil responsibility, new work, urban life and human technologies.                   

Day 2

Q IMMERSIONS

multiple locations | 8 NOV 2019

On 8 November, our Berlin-based partners bring the diversity of the city to life. Select spaces, institutions and businesses where today’s fundamental questions are being discussed open their doors and invite our participants to a wide range of event experiences.

Speakers

Jeffrey Inaba

Co-Founder Inaba Williams Architects / Adjunct Associate Professor UCLA Architecture & Urban Design

Suhani Jalota

CEO & Founder Myna Mahila Foundation

Heather Brown

Associate Researcher/Editor at Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC)

TALIA SANHEWE

Master of Ceremony & Session Moderator

Dr. Friederike Otto

Acting Director Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University

Nadia Murad

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2018 / Founder & President Nadia’s Initiative

Prof. Dr. Thomas Metzinger

Senior Professor Gutenberg-Universität Mainz / Director MIND-Group at Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Study

Florian Illies

Publisher Rowohlt Publishing House / Author/ Founder Monopol

David Wallace-Wells

Author

Goran Buldioski

Director Open Society Foundations Berlin Hub-Office & Co-Director Open Society Initiative For Europe (OSIFE)

Eugenia Chow

Leader Bye Bye Plastic Bags Hongkong

Jane Doe

 

MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Explore Program

civil responsibility

In an increasingly globalised world: What values need to be renegotiated? How do we revitalise the fundamental values of democracy?

new work

Transformation of the job market: What impact could life-long learning, basic income and volunteer work have on society?

URBAN life

Sustainability and city planning for the future: What are the key factors?

human technologies

Opportunities and risks through artificial intelligence: Do we need a universal commitment to ethical guidelines?

Media

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