Free Tickets for OpenTechSummit Berlin on Thursday, May 30, 2019

Dear Friends of Open Science,

you are in Berlin this week on Thursday? Our colorful Open Tech Summit Festival with lots of Open Science related sessions is back. Please join us!

The 2019 event will take place at the MotionLab makerspace in Berlin-Kreuzberg on Thursday May 30 during Himmelfart with FREE entrance.

We are putting together a family program with hands-on workshops, with Open Science workshops and talks, Lasercutter showcases, tech talks, barcamp sessions and a Coderdojo for Kids. We have a BBQ starting around lunch time. The keynote speaker this year is privacy freedom fighter and CEO of Nextcloud Frank Karlitschek. The complete schedule is here:

We have slots left for presentations and discussions in our barcamp unconference. Any topic related to open technologies and open science is welcome :slight_smile:

Below more details, the agenda and location.

All the best,

Mario, Hong Phuc and the OTS team!


MOTIONLAB Berlin Kreuzberg
Halle 20, Bouchéstraße 12, 12435 Berlin



10:00 Willkommen! Welcome at the OpenTechSummit Berlin - Mario Behling, Hong Phuc Dang
10:05 Open Tech Around the World: 10 Years FOSSASIA - Hong Phuc Dang (CEO FOSSASIA)
10:20 Eco Hacker Farm, Combining Permaculture with Hacker Culture - Aimee Fenech (Eco Hacker Farm)
10:45 Pocket Science Lab, Portable Mini Open Hardware for Open Science - Mario Behling (CEO OpnTec)
11:15 Open Tech Barcamp
11:30 Lightning Talks with Jan-Christoph Borchardt (Diversity Community)
12:30 Lunch Break
13:30 Good bye Privacy! How Google, Alexa, Xiaomi & Co Are Invading Our Homes and What We Can Do About It - Michael Christen (Founder SUSI.AI)
14:00 Keynote: The Next Challenge for Open Source in the Cloud Age - Frank Karlitschek (CEO Nextcloud)
15:00 The Digital Sovereign - Thorsten Dittmar (Kumbayja Investment Ltd.)
16:15 Open Tech für die Zukunft der Gesundheit - Sandra Mamitzsch (GIG Global Innovation Gathering)
16:45 Closing
17:00 End of Event


11:15 Open Tech Barcamp (Main Stage)
11:30 - 12:30 Barcamp Talks: Lightning Talks (Main Stage)
11:30 - 13:30 Barcamp Talks: 4 x 30 Min. Slots (Meeting Room, 2nd Floor)


14:45 Laser Cutter Workshop with Motionlab Guardians (Main Hall, Lasercutter Area)
14:45 Electronics Workshop with Guardians (Main Hall)
14:45 Nitrokey: Protect Emails, Files, Hard Drives, Server Certificates, Online Accounts Using a Physical USB Key - Jan Suhr (CEO), (Meeting Room, 2nd Floor)


10:00 - 16:00 Coderdojo for Kids - Nicco Kunzmann and Friends (Kids Area, Outside Area)


12:00 - 17:00: Vegetarisches, Bratwürste, Steaks oder Eigenes Mitbringen