me Convention Announces Keynote Hans Ulrich Obrist & Full Program

The full program for the me Convention is now live! Join us in Frankfurt from September 15 to 17 as we explore the future through a lens of technology, design and art with today’s makers and thought leaders.

We’re thrilled to welcome prolific curator and artistic director of the Serpentine Gallery Hans Ulrich Obrist for a keynote address on Saturday, September 16. He will present on “The Handwriting Project,” a digital protest promoting the preservation of this analog form of expression. The project has evolved into an open, ongoing public art exhibition called POST_, produced with Los Angeles organization ForYourArt.

The full me Convention program includes the Startup Cities pitching event as well as talks and workshops with the likes of astronaut and rocket scientist Buzz Aldrin, communication strategist Symone D Sanders, Head of Industrial Design at X - The Moonshot Factory, Nick Foster, avant-garde artist and cyborg Neil Harbisson, Director of Wikimedia Foundation Katherine Maher, Honest dollar founder whurley – plus these speakers you’ll recognize from past SXSW events:

Amber Valletta, Andrew Keen, Doug Newcomb, Dr. Sarah Richardson, Marta Riggins, Oliver Blank, Sasha Samochina, Bryan Lee Jr, Cristina Murphy, Dieter Zetsche, Amber Mac, Guy Kawasaki, Danny Shapiro, and many more.

Explore Frankfurt’s hip Bahnhofsviertel community during Urban Hot Spots – the evening program invites you to enjoy the coolest in bars, clubs, restaurants, arts and live music that the German metropolis has to offer. Don’t miss performances by cloud rapper Young Hurn and German’s famed hip-hop group Beginner.

Register today and book your hotel room.

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Hans Ulrich Obrist – Photo by Wolfgang Tillmans

By SXSW Staff Writer




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