Repair the environment

Green technologies, eMobility and sustainability are our key concepts if we’re to avert disaster on this planet—if it’s not already too late, the distinct impression you get from works by people like Chris Jordan and Cornelia Hesse-Honegger.

Making a Difference

3. 9. 10:30 – 12:30

repair: it‘s all about attitude, about taking up the responsibility and starting to change the things.

  • 10:30 Welcome
    Gerfried Stocker (AT), Derrick de Kerckhove (CA)
  • 10:45 Repair Manifesto
    Arne Hendriks (NL), Platform21
  • 11:10 Can China repair the world?
    David Nieh (CN), Architect, General Manager for Shui On Land.
    Board Member for the Joint US-China Collaboration on Clean Energy (JUCCCE), Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) and Cogswell College in Silicon Valley. He advises the One-North Development in Singapore, the US-China Clean Energy Forum, the China Greentech Initiative and the Cleantech Group.
  • 11:35 Vertical farming, towards a high tech ecology
    Dickson Despommier (US), microbiologist, ecologist and Professorof Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University. He conducts research on intracellular parasitism and teachescourses on Parasitic Diseases, Medical Ecology and Ecology.
  • 12:00 Q&A

Moderation: Derrick de Kerckhove (CA)

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Was Menschen bewegt

3.9.  15:00 – 18:30

Mobility is the essence of a globalized society—its basic requirement, the key to competitiveness, and a cause of environmental pollution. This symposium will shed light on numerous aspects of mobility including sociopolitical issues and the challenges posed by design and technology.Produced jointly by Ars Electronica and the ÖBB–Austrian Federal Railways

  • 15:00 Welcome
    Christian Kern, Vorstandsprecher der ÖBB-Holding
  • 15:15 Do you remember the future?
    Ein multimedialer Streifzug durch Utopien zu Mobilität und Verkehr der letzten hundert Jahre von Sini Zein und Gerfried Stocker (Ars Electronica)
  • 15:30 How do design for a sustainable mobility?
    Konzepte und Projekte von Stadtplanern, Industriedesignern und Künstlern für Fahrzeuge und Verkehrssysteme von morgen. Alejandro Gutierrez (Arup), Alexander Neumeister (N+P Industrial Design), Daniel Huber (Spirit Design), Lutz Pankow (HFBK Hamburg)
  • 17:00 Break
  • 17:10 Regarding the Future
    Welche Innovationen und Ideen zu Mobilität und Bewegungsfreiheit haben Zukunft? Christian Kern (AT, ÖBB), Saskia Sassen (US, Columbia University), Oliviero Toscani (IT, Fotograf), moderiert von Derrick de Kerckhove (CA, Marshall McLuhan Institute)
  • 18:00 Break
  • 18:10 Mobility goes abstract
    Performance von Mia Zabelka (AT), Alex Micheuz (AT) and Paul Plut (AT).

Moderation: Derrick de Kerckhove (CA)

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Doing the right thing

6.9.  10:30 – 12:30

The important thing is getting the ball rolling—recognizing problems, defining them, and seeking solutions and alternatives which, after all, one can find almost anywhere.

  • 10:30 Frithjof Bergmann (US)
    Professor Emeritus of philosophy at the University of Michigan. Founder of the New-Work-Movement.
  • 11:30 Strom-Boje
    Fritz Mondl (AT), Associate of the Aqua Libre Energieentwicklungs GmbH. The Strom-Boje is a small swimming hydroelectric power plant which only uses kinetic energy of free floating streams or the sea current.
  • 11:50
    David Boardman (IT), Designer & Researcher at the MIT Design Laboratory. is a mapping project by David Boardman (IT) and Paolo Gerbaudo (IT), charting the sinking and dumping of toxic and radioactive waste in the Mediterranean Sea. A documentation can be seen in Bau 2 OG 4.
  • 12:10 Haiti-House
    Peter Wehr (AT), representative of the CONSIDO AG Austria.
  • 12:30 Q&A

Moderation: Derrick de Kerckhove (CA)

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The Windowfarms Project

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