Afternoon Workshop Guide

With up to 10 parallel tracks packed with interesting masterclasses, workshops and experience formats it is really hard to decide which ones to pick. Put don’t worry, Monique van Dusseldorp and Ina Feistritzer, responsible for the NEXT programme, will give you some guidance. And our NEXTCONF App helps, too. You can download it in the App or Play Store.

Speaker on this track

Monique van Dusseldorp

Monique van Dusseldorp has been involved as the international Program Director of NEXT Berlin since 2010, since 2012 working alongside Peter Bihr to define themes and speakers for the event. Monique van Dusseldorp (48) is a well-known curator of seminars and conferences on creativity, innovation, and technology. Over the last ten years she initiated and organised a series of internationally renowned events, all with a top line of speakers. She was the Program Director of PICNIC, an Amsterdam cross media festival, from 2006 to 2008, and since 2009 has been the Program Director for the Dutch iMMovator Cross Media Network, focused on changes in the broadcasting industry. She helped launch the first Wired Event in London, and she is on the board of TEDxAmsterdam and a number of other industry events, mostly in the field of media and technology.

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Ina Feistritzer

Ina Feistritzer is Chief Editor at SinnerSchrader, responsible for the renown European Conference NEXT.
She has 20 years of working experience in the media and digital world. And has always been passionate about analyzing what technological and cultural aspects are influencing and changing people’s behaviors. Ina is a trained journalist with working experience in Germany (Axel Springer, Jahreszeiten Verlag) as well as in New Zealand (Fairfax) and has a background in cultural anthropology. She is especially interested in the fields of Service Design and Psychology. Ina lives with her husband and two sons in Hamburg.

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