Opening Ceremony on 10 Feb

Celebrate the first day of Avant Première with us!

After the first day of screenings, join us for the official Avant Première Opening Ceremony for an insightful, celebratory evening and mingle with experts + industry representatives from all over the world!

Please note that guest list places are limited and allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Contact us at office(at) until 25 January 2019 if you would like to join us!

Sunday 10 Feb 201917:00 - 22:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Networking Area

Welcome Drinks in the Networking Area


Opening Ceremony


Words of Welcome + Introduction by IMZ President Arild Erikstad and IMZ Secretary General Katharina Jeschke

Keynote Speech "From Artificial Intelligence to Social Intelligence" by Gerfried Stocker Managing and Artistic Director at ARS Electronica
Amidst the media hype and overly excessive fear machine learning continuously progresses. The game-changing technology offers promising tools + applications that are already much more widespread than one would think. However, they are still far away from replacing us humans.

Special Screening “Richard Strauss – Salome (Salzburg Festival 2018)


Join us for the Special Screening "Richard Strauss – Salome (Salzburg Festival 2018)" presented by Unitel. The world-renowned soprano Asmik Grigorian will present this extraordinary production in person.

Reception + Networking


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