New media technology conference brings entertainment and industry together

Press release, Potsdam, 18 June 2019 – The MediaTech Hub Potsdam, Germany’s only competence hub for innovation in media technologies, selected as part of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy’s Digital Hub Initiative, is hosting the MediaTech Hub Conference on 19th and 20th November 2019.

The two-day event is Germany’s most important conference for trend-setting media technologies and features an extensive programme around the latest innovations in the fields of entertainment and industry with more than 50 speakers. Best practices from all over the world illustrate the importance and applicability of MediaTech in various industries.

The conference will take place at the historic motion picture studio Potsdam-Babelsberg. At this unique venue within an extraordinary atmosphere more than 100 years of cinematic history will meet new digital solutions “Made in Potsdam”. The event invites 700 international decision-makers from media, industry, start-up scene and science to experience technological innovations live at their place of origin. Behind the latest developments within the MediaTech Hub Potsdam is the local expertise of more than 150 companies, start-ups, research institutes and universities.

Andrea Wickleder, Hub Manager of MediaTech Hub Potsdam Management GmbH: “Digital media technologies shape our daily lives – in the professional as well as the private sphere. Companies, start-ups, universities and research institutions in the MediaTech Hub Potsdam cooperatively develop solutions for the future. Their collective competence within the Digital Hub Initiative’s only digital hub for MediaTech can inspire businesses in any industry – whether in entertainment, transport, mobility and logistics or in the healthcare business. For me, MediaTech Hub Conference is especially fascinating because it pushes industry boundaries – right in the heart of this lively community here in Potsdam”.

MediaTech Hub Conference will take place on 19th and 20th November 2019 at the Potsdam-Babelsberg media city. A highlight of the conference program are the VR NOW Awards, Germany’s first and most important media prize dedicated to virtual reality applications, awarded by an international jury and financed by more than 80 member companies of the VRBB e.V..

MediaTech Hub Conference is organized by the MediaTech Hub Potsdam, Germany’s only hub for innovative media technologies, distinguished as part of the Digital Hub Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), in cooperation with the VRBB (Virtual Reality Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.), supported by the Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg. The event is realized by the partner transfermedia in cooperation with Booster Space.

Further information about the MediaTech Hub Conference can be found here:
www.mth-conference.de

Early Bird tickets will be available until mid-September:
www.mth-conference.de/tickets/

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