This September 15-17, over 2700 creative professionals from around the world convened in Frankfurt, Germany for me Convention, a unique event collaboration between Mercedes-Benz and SXSW. The conference covered a range of topics including new leadership, the evolution of cities, and creative processes, not to mention technologies such as artificial intelligence, emotional tracking, genetic engineering, nuclear fusion, and augmented reality.
Over three days of inspiring talks, hands on workshops and a full program of evening events, attendees engaged in a critical exploration of what’s next in tech, design, business and art. Keynote speakers included Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg, hip-hop star A$AP Rocky, renowned art curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Art installations included Refik Anadol’s Infinity Room, which was a big hit at SXSW 2017. See the full event recap.