Program 2022 - Q BERLIN

We are looking forward to Q BERLIN 2022. More program info coming soon.

15 September 2022

Main Conference Day

ICC Berlin & online

10:00

Opening Keynotes

Governing Mayor of Berlin, Franziska Giffey

Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Senior Advisor Program Europe’s Future, Bertelsmann Stiftung

Francesca Bria, Innovation Economist, Digital Policy Expert and President of the Italian National Innovation Fund

Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Founder of The Tawakkol Karman International Foundation

Main Stage

12:00

Topic 1 | Transformation & Resilience – On Crises as Change Agents

With the consequences of global warming, the ongoing pandemic and a war in Europe, our world is experiencing serious challenges. Can these challenges serve as a wake-up call for fundamental change? What does this mean for global cities?
Could war prompt us to question our assumptions? Localize now: Has globalization come to an end? Bye-bye fossil fuels: How is energy weaponized for global security policies? Russia, China, Central-Eastern Europe: Are we observing the beginning of a new world order?

Speakers include

Mihhail Kõlvart, Mayor of Tallinn (remote)

Claudia Major, Stiftung Wissenschaft & Politik

Düzen Tekkal, Founder & CEO of HÁWAR.help e.V.

Christian Stöcker, Professor and Course Director for Digital Communication at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Maren Urner, Neuroscientist and professor of media psychology

Main Stage

14:45

Topic 2 | Global Cohesion & Solidarity – On Food, Shelter & Economies

Local crises make global connections visible. How can we find new ways to achieve cross-border cooperation and solidarity? Destination Metropolis: How can cities cope with new waves of migration and the arrival of refugees? Weaving Social Fabric: How can metropolises unite to solve the world’s challenges? Inflation and recession: How can we weather the gathering storm? Putin’s hunger plan: How can we subvert strategies of depletion?

Speakers include

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Mayor of Freetown

Magid Magid, Author and Director of Union of Justice. Former Member of European Parliament and Lord Mayor of Sheffield

Parag Khanna, Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap

Rem Koolhaas, Architect, writer and founder of OMA

Frank Sieren, Journalist & China specialist

Riivo Anton, Founding partner at Specialist VC

Ivar Siimar, Partner in Trind Ventures and former president of Estonian Business Angel Network

PopCheri & EES, artists

Main stage

16:45

Topic 3 | Democracies in Danger – On Free Speech, Propaganda & Fake News

Cities like Berlin are liberal centers and drivers of innovation in research, business and culture. Tolerance and freedom of speech are the foundation of our democracy. How can we identify fake news and propaganda, and what tools do we have to protect our societies from them? 

Speakers include

Marietta Slomka, Journalist

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Leader of democratic Belarus (remote)

Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Founder of The Tawakkol Karman International Foundation

Sevgil Musaieva, Ukrainian journalist, Editor-in-Chief for Ukrayinska Pravda

Szabolcs Panyi, Hungarian investigative journalist

Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, Ukrainian musician & civil activist

Main stage

18:30

Closing

Main stage

20:00

Evening Program

More info coming soon

ICC to discover

Program is subject to change

16 September 2022

Deep Dives, Talks and Discussions

ICC Berlin & online

10:00

Topic 1 | From Mindset to Policy – on Urban Adaptation

Maren Urner, Neuroscientist and professor of media psychology

Kristina Lunz, Co-Founder and Germany Co-Executive Director of the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy

Frank Sieren, Journalist & China specialist

More speakers to be announced shortly

Main stage / terrasse / stage II

12:45

Topic 2 | From Material to Culture and Data – on Values and Ressources

Rem Koolhaas, Architect, writer and founder of OMA

Francesca Bria, Innovation Economist, Digital Policy Expert and President of the Italian National Innovation Fund

Carson Chan, Director of the Emilio Ambasz Institute for the Joint Study of the Built and Natural Environment, MoMA New York

Eva Kreienkamp, CEO BVG

Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy Paris & the Urban Mobility Weekly

Christoph Rauhut, Architect & Landeskonservator Berlin

Berlin visions on the future of ICC:

ICCA (tbc)

ICCC

Graft

Main stage / terrasse / stage II

15:00

Topic 3 | From Propaganda to Civil Rights

Ligia Noronha, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of UNEP

Peter Pomerantsev, British journalist and author

Franak Viacorka, Senior Advisor to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and journalist

Nataliya Gumenyuk, Ukrainian journalist and author

Ana-Maria Trăsnea, Permanent Secretary for International Relations, Senate Chancellery Berlin

Main stage / terrasse / stage II

Program is subject to change

Transformation & Resilience – On Crises as Change Agents

15 – 16 September 2022

Transformation & Resilience – On Crises as Change Agents

Location

Topic I

With the consequences of global warming, the ongoing pandemic and a war in Europe, our world is experiencing serious challenges. Can these challenges serve as a wake-up call for fundamental change? What does this mean for global cities?
Could war prompt us to question our assumptions?

Localize now: Has globalization come to an end?

Bye-bye fossil fuels: How is energy weaponized for global security policies?

Russia, China, Central-Eastern Europe: Are we observing the beginning of a new world order?

More info coming soon

ICC Berlin

Global Cohesion & Solidarity – On Food, Shelter & Economies

15 – 16 September 2022

Global Cohesion & Solidarity – On Food, Shelter & Economies

Location

Topic II





Local crises make global connections visible. How can we find new ways to achieve cross-border cooperation and solidarity?

Destination Metropolis: How can cities cope with new waves of migration and the arrival of refugees?

Weaving Social Fabric: How can metropolises unite to solve the world’s challenges?

Inflation and recession: How can we weather the gathering storm?

Putin’s hunger plan: How can we subvert strategies of depletion?

More info coming soon

ICC Berlin

Democracies in Danger – On Free Speech, Propaganda & Fake News

15 – 16 September 2022

Democracies in Danger – On Free Speech, Propaganda & Fake News

Location

Topic III

Cities like Berlin are liberal centers and drivers of innovation in research, business and culture. Tolerance and freedom of speech are the foundation of our democracy. How can we identify fake news and propaganda, and what tools do we have to protect our societies from them? 

Player 3 Has entered the War: Anonymous & the Information Wars

Hostile Media: War on TikTok

Neo-imperialism and the Politics of Remembrance

Propaganda, Hate & Social Media: Twitter, Trump, Musk, Zuckerberg & Co.

Journalism in the Time of Open-source intelligence & Fake News: Bellingcat, the Intercept & Co.

More info coming soon

ICC Berlin

Franziska Giffey • Anne Hidalgo • Tawakkol Karman • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Francesca Bria • Cathryn Clüver-Ashbrook • Niklas Maak • Parag Khanna • Christian Stöcker • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Parag Khanna • Düzen Tekkal • Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Marietta Slomka • Maren Urner • Sevgil Musaieva • Peter Pomerantsev • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Nataliya Gumenyuk • Franak Viacorka • Kristina Lunz • Sumi Somaskanda • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Frank Sieren • Magid Magid • Christian Stöcker • Claudia Major • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Mihhail Kõlvart • Alexander Rodnyansky • Riivo Anton • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Franziska Giffey • Anne Hidalgo • Tawakkol Karman • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Francesca Bria • Cathryn Clüver-Ashbrook • Niklas Maak • Parag Khanna • Christian Stöcker • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Parag Khanna • Düzen Tekkal • Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Marietta Slomka • Maren Urner • Sevgil Musaieva • Peter Pomerantsev • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Nataliya Gumenyuk • Franak Viacorka • Kristina Lunz • Sumi Somaskanda • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Frank Sieren • Magid Magid • Christian Stöcker • Claudia Major • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 • Mihhail Kõlvart • Alexander Rodnyansky • Riivo Anton • ICC BERLIN AND ONLINE • 15 - 16 September 2022 •