presented by: Go Group Keep on Rockin' in A Free World

  • Conference
  • Internationaal

De Oosterpoort, B7 - Panel Room
15:00 - 16:00

The panelists will be discussing how the idea of freedom, unity and cultural exchange without borders corresponds with the processes of growing nationalism, populism and closed borders. An open discussion about values, achievements, the utopia of love and peace and why they're still so important.

Noorderslag speaker Fruzsina Szép
Fruzsina Szép
Lollapalooza Berlin (HU / DE)
Fruzsina is festival director for Lollapalooza Berlin and Board member of Yourope, the European Festival Association. She was the program & artistic director of Sziget (HU) and was the funding director of the Hungarian Music Export Office and the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Brussels and also initiated CEETEP, the Central-Eastern European Talent Exchange Program.
Noorderslag speaker Holger Jan Schmidt
Holger Jan Schmidt
GreenEvents Europe, Go Group (DE)
Director Go Group
Noorderslag speaker Jacob Bilabel
Jacob Bilabel
Green Music Initiative (DE)
Jacob Bilabel is founder of the pan-European Green Music Initiative, which provides a platform for the music and entertainment industry to coordinate projects in the fight against climate change with the objective to create demand for innovative and sustainable strategies. In 2012 he was co-founder of the Go Group – Green Operations Europe, an independent, pan-European and cross industry think-tank to inspire people in the music festival and events industry to run their operations greener and smarter. Prior to that he worked in the management of Universal Music Germany, he set up MySpace’s operations in Germany and became part of the social media advisory board of the Green Party. Today, he is Managing Director of Berlin based think-do-tank THEMA1 specialised in accelerating the transition to a low-carbon society. He is a mentor at the Akademie der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin, founding member of the ReDesign Deutschland initiative and board member of Berlin's Chamber of Commerce for Creative Industries.
Noorderslag speaker Michal Kascak
Michal Kascak
Pohoda Festival (SK)