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Thursday, June 13

18:00 CEST

Waterkant 2019 Grand Opening
Grab a drink from the bar, find a good seat, and enjoy our informative, fun-packed opening show of short bites from our great speakers!

Ines Woerman - Hello Guide
Kim Kohlmeyer – Transforming Mobility One Load at a Time
Michael Kohl – How to Learn (Fast)
Lara Ingwersen, Pauline Dohse – What Do They Really Think? 
Julia Heidinger – The Social Developers Club
Mitra Kassai – Inklusion from Oll’ Inklusive 

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Tim Logan

Organiser, Waterkant
Talk me about your experience of the festival. What's firing you up? What could be better? And about yourself: What are you inspired to go and do?

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Mitra Kassai

Bei OLL INKLUSIV trifft sich eine Generation, die ganz anders altert als noch ihre Eltern. Die neuen Alten sind mit Wirtschaftswunder, Rock 'n' Roll und der Studentenbewegung aufgewachsen. Sie haben den Wandel vom ersten Farbfernseher bis zum neuesten Smartphone mitgemacht. Sie diskutieren... Read More →
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Lara Ingwersen

Durch polit•me erhalten Parteien die Möglichkeit, sich wieder stärker voneinander zu differenzieren und Bürger können das gesamte Jahr über ihre politische Meinung manifestieren. Bei der letzten Bundestagswahl waren einen Monat vor der Wahl noch 46% der Wahlberechtigten unentschlossen... Read More →
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Pauline Dohse

founder, Polit•me
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Michael Kohl

University of Oxford
Michael Kohl received a B.Sc in Neuroscience (2005) from University College London, and, as part of the Wellcome Trust Oxford Ion Channel Initiative, a D.Phil in Physiology (2009) from the University of Oxford. He carried out his postdoctoral studies at the University of Cambridge... Read More →
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Kim Kohlmeyer

noord transport
noord transport is an urban logistics firm striving to make Kiel a better place.
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Julia Heidinger

Social Developers Club
Social Developers Club is an international network for developers and people interested in technology. Our network gives everyone a platform to share their knowledge and connect with likeminded people.Through our events we aim to take down barriers for programming and technology.With... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 18:00 - 19:30 CEST
Stage One

20:00 CEST

F*ckup Night Waterkant
Fuckup Nights are a global movement and event series that shares stories of professional failure. In this session, we get two people in front of a room full of strangers to share their own professional fuckup.

Brought to you at Waterkant 2019 by Fleet 7, KiTZ and IHK

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André Nikolski

Managing Director, Fleet7 (KN Services GmbH & Co. KG)
André is managing director of fleet7, a coworking space for startups and freelancer in Kiel. Before arriving to Kiel he built similar spaces in Berlin and Leipzig. He enjoys bringing people together to create and learn from each other.

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Maggie Herker

Maggie works as a photographer and filmmaker. Throughout her life she's tried many things and produced several fuckups. At Waterkant she will share her experiences with crowdfunding, what happened when she produced a sneaker calendar, what to keep in mind when registering a domain... Read More →
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Christopher Walter

Christopher is founder of Ostseesalzmanufaktur - the first German salt brand being produced from Baltic Sea water. He worked in Commerce and Sound Engineering before he came up with this idea 5 years ago. Since then he's been through several ups and downs with his business all the... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 20:00 - 21:00 CEST

21:00 CEST

JBXDR presents PAR artists in concert
We are beyond proud and excited to have confirmed these Papenwohld Artists’ Residence to perform at Waterkant 2019



Emanuel Bender (Lavid) is a German Producer and Songwriter who started his producing career with his Electronic/Dubstep project “Drift Static” in 2013 with several successful unofficial remixes for Awolnation (1 Mio collected plays) and Monsters and Men (over 600.000 collected... Read More →
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JBXDR creates original compositions, on the spot remixes, andmind-bending sound design. Every sonic element in each composition isperformed live: you won’t find edits, loops, or backing tracks.Instead: an array of split-second samples, played and manipulated liveto create a singular... Read More →
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Jonathan Walter has been writing and producing music all his life. He has worked with countless International artists as a ghostwriter and producer, whilst maintaining several musical projects of his own. He plays shows as a singer-songwriter, live-techno or bass music artists and... Read More →
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Sera Kalo

In 2005, Sera Kalo received a music scholarship to begin studying voice and piano performance in New York City. Her Caribbean heritage and diverse taste in music along with her classical and jazz vocal training gave her an unorthodox and open style in interpreting traditional styles... Read More →
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Tom Gatza

Tom Gatza is a young composer and producer from Hamburg, Germany. His work ranges from being a session keyboard player (Glöde, Dan Patlansky, Tom Klose) to composing and producing music for theatre (Thalia Theater Hamburg) and artists, mainly residing in the genres Pop/Indie and... Read More →
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Valquire Veljkovic

Valquire Christopher Veljkovic is a Berlin based music producer (schœneberg) filmmaker, photographer and media artist. His body of work includes a great variety of photography, music- and fashion videos, media art performances, installations and music. After being dedicated to IT... Read More →
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Yule Post

Yule Post born in 1993 lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Yule, a multidisciplinary artist in music, performing arts and fine arts attempts to work ungoverned across different mediums. Her time spent abroad exploring new landscapes and mediums lent to the development of her improvisation... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 21:00 - 22:30 CEST
  Entertainment, Opening

22:45 CEST

Mitja&Daniel Mes LIVE on stage
Be sure, it's gonna be amazing: https://soundcloud.com/mitja-daniel-mes

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Mitja&Daniel Mes

In 2012 a new era of producing started as the two friends decided to do their own stuff beyond actual expectation and developments. A live-set was born which followed the way through many clubs and festivals till today. They met each other in Kiel (Germany) where the two friends studied... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 22:45 - 23:30 CEST

23:30 CEST

Music Open End
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My love for and my addiction to vinyl started in 2011 when I got my first own record player. I collected records -a beautiful source of musical inspiration and knowledge- out of dusty crates and soon after initiated the „Plattensonntag“ a regular meeting with friends who enjoy... Read More →
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Spindyrella is what you call „nordisch by nature“ because she was born very close to the beach. After travelling for quite some time she tried to settle down a bit. To keep her mind travelling she collects vinyl from all over the world. Mostly Hip Hop from back in the days but... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 23:30 - Friday June 14, 2019 02:00 CEST
Friday, June 14

18:00 CEST

Closing celebration and plant auction
Friday June 14, 2019 18:00 - 19:30 CEST