Waterkant Festival
June 2020

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Connecting startups and corporates,
society and technology,
ideas and tools.

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+++ Startup Camp SH x Waterkant Festival +++

This year for the first time and together with our partners, we are scouting for the Startup Camp SH! 10 teams will get the chance to pitch their ideas to the jurors and convince them to become one of the three teams who travel to Silicon Valley for a three month stay! Read more on how it works or apply right away!

Waterkant Festival

Waterkant Festival

Meet your future. Today.

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100+ Speakers &
10 Thematic Tracks

Listen to and learn from the finest speakers from northern Europe. They can’t wait to beam you into their future.

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Various
Online Formats

You choose: lean back and listen or get involved: we offer enough brainfood to put a smile on your face.

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Real Life & Virtual
Exhibiton

Dive into hands-on experiences to immerse yourself into the future. Learning happens when the brain is having fun.

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NEW
Speed-Dating Format:
MatchUP!

Dive into hands-on experiences to immerse yourself into the future. Learning happens when the brain is having fun.

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Scouting for Startup
Camp SH

2020

Dive into hands-on experiences to immerse yourself into the future. Learning happens when the brain is having fun.

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100+ Speaker //
12 Themes

Meet the finest speakers from northern Europe.

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Talks //
Workshops //
Panels

You choose: lean back and listen or get involved.  

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Try-Outs //
Exhibiton

Dive into hands-on experiences.

Impressions of 2019

Get a glimpse of what awaits you at Waterkant Festival.

Our Speakers

Alexander Graf
Co-CEO Spryker Systems

Alexander is an e-commerce entrepreneur & analyst, trained with the Otto Group, then founded over 10 companies.

Alexander Graf
Co-CEO Spryker Systems
Ulf Kämpfer
Oberbürgermeister Stadt Kiel

Ulf Kämpfer ist zudem Wirtschaftsdezernent der Stadt, Vorsitzender des Schl.-Holst. Städteverbandes & Präsidiumsmitglied des Dt. Städtetags.

Ulf Kämpfer
Oberbürgermeister Stadt Kiel
Daniel Günther
Ministerpräsident Schleswig-Holstein

Daniel Günther ist seit 2017 Ministerpräsident des Landes Schleswig-Holstein.

Daniel Günther
Ministerpräsident Schleswig-Holstein
Leyla Acaroglu
Founder and Chief Disrupter, The Unschool of Disruptive Design

Sustainability provocateur and cultural protagonist Dr. Leyla Acaroglu challenges people to think differently about how the world works.

Leyla Acaroglu
Founder and Chief Disrupter, The Unschool of Disruptive Design
Kristina Dryža
Futurist and author

Kristina Dryža is recognised as one of the world’s top female futurists and is also an archetypal consultant and author.

Kristina Dryža
Futurist and author
Katharina Nocun
Autorin und Netzaktivistin

Katharina ist Autorin von "Die Daten, die ich rief" und Netzaktivistin. Sie bloggt unter kattascha.de und betreibt den Denkangebot Podcast.

Katharina Nocun
Autorin und Netzaktivistin
Robert Habeck
Bundesvorsitz BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN & Schriftsteller

Von 2012 bis 2018 Energiewende-Minister und stellvertretender Ministerpräsident von Schleswig-Holstein, seit 2018 Bundesvorsitz.

Robert Habeck
Bundesvorsitz BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN & Schriftsteller
Philipp Westermeyer
Founder & CEO OMR

Online Marketing Rockstars ist eine weltweit führende Marketing-Konferenz und zugleich neuartiges Medienunternehmen in Deutschland.

Philipp Westermeyer
Founder & CEO OMR
See all our Speakers.

Interview

"Wir sind mit und durch Roboter und Roboter sind mit und durch uns."
Dr. Janina Loh

Was trivial erscheint, birgt enorme Komplexität. Wie und warum, darüber sprachen wir mit der Philosophin Dr. Janina Loh von der Universität Wien.

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Get now one of our strictly limited Early Bird Festival Passes.
Once they are gone, they are gone for good!

45 €
early bird
Two-Day Pass
ReGular
  • This is our standard ticket for everyone.

  • Friday and Saturday

  • Opening
    Thursday Night

YES, Get me one!
25 €
early bird
Two-Day Pass
Startup
  • This ticket is for you if you have or work in a startup.

  • Friday and Saturday

  • Opening
    Thursday Night

Yes, get me One!
15 €
early bird
Two-day Pass
Reduced
  • This ticket is for you if you are a student, unemployed or disadvantaged.

  • Friday and Saturday

  • Opening
    Thursday Night

yes, get me one!
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