Speakers

More than 100 speakers, panellists and workshop leaders from all areas of the Public Sector, both nationally and internationally, were at the core of the Creative Bureaucracy Festival. They are the masterminds and innovators of public administrations and exchanged in interactive formats with participants about innovative, practical solutions, successful and inspiring projects as well as creative approaches for the Public Sector.

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Hans Mommaas , Director, PBL Netherland Environmental Assessment Agency, The Hague, Netherlands zur Vita

Lynette Margaret Wood , Ambassador of Australia, Embassy of Australia, Berlin, Germany

Lena Abstiens , Department Trends and Challenges of Housing Market Development, RegioKontext, Berlin, Germany

Martin Adler , Founder & CEO, Researcher at the VU University Amsterdam, AtAdlerAdvisory, Amsterdam, Netherlands zur Vita

Alina Andree , Consultant, Nordlicht Management Consultants GmbH, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Mikko Annala , Senior Expert, Demos Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland zur Vita

Sonja Anton , CEO, Tech4Germany, Berlin, Germany

Henrike Arlt , Regional Directorate Berlin-Brandenburg, Federal Employment Agency, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Ulrich Arndt , Head of the Civil Service Civil Society and Public Participation Office, State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany

Dr Florian Artinger , Co-Founder, Simply Rational GmbH, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Yousef Ayoub , Chairman of the Charitable Association KbNa Kiezbezogener Netzwerkaufbau e.V., Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Christoph Backes , Executive director, Initiative Kultur- & Kreativwirtschaft of the Federal Government, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Thomas Baier , Head of Business Development and Digitalization Strategies, Arxes Tolina, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Andrej Balaz , UX Designer and Fellow at Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Susanne Baltes , Policy adviser in the unit for effective governing, Office of the Federal Chancellor, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Bernd Baptist , Division Director, Sopra Steria Consulting, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Arwa Barkallah , Journalist, BBC, Dakar, Senegal

Herbert Bartik , Senior Expert, Urban Innovation Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Prof Michael Barzelay , Professor for Public Management, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom zur Vita

Christian Bason , CEO, Danish Design Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark zur Vita

Antje Baumann , Advisor, Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, Berlin, Germany

Dr Dirk Behrendt , Senator, Senate Department for Justice, Consumer Protection and Anti-discrimination, Berlin, Germany

Dr Hannah Behrendt , Senior Advisor, Behavioural Insights Team, London, United Kingdom zur Vita

Ilona Benz , Head of Digitalisation, Gemeindetag Baden-Württemberg e. V., Stuttgart, Germany zur Vita

Nadja Berseck , HPI School of Design Thinking, Potsdam, Germany

Martin Beyerle , Executive Director, minds & makers, Cologne, Germany

Susanne Biedenkopf-Kürten , Moderator, Journalist, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen ZDF, Mainz, Germany

Mathias Bieneke , Project Management Bundesportal, Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Jacob Birkenhäger , Senior Expert, Institut für Oganisationskommunikation, Bensheim, Germany

Ralf Blomqvist , Author, Helsinki, Finland zur Vita

Jonathan Blumann , World Champion "First Lego League", Goethe-Gymnasiums Bensheim, Germany

Alenka Bonnard , CEO & Co-Founder, staatslabor, Bern, Switzerland zur Vita

Marine Boudeau , Consultant of the Prime Minister, Direction Interministérielle du Numérique et du Système d'Information et de Communication, Paris, France

Marit Brademann , Innovate Democracy, D.Network, Berlin, Germany

Dr Oliver Brandt , Team Leader, Employment Promotion, Hanover Region, Germany zur Vita

Ben Breitinger , World Champion "First Lego League", Goethe-Gymnasiums Bensheim, Germany

Andreas Brickmann , Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Berlin, Germany

Dr Elsa Brunner , Advisory Board for Baukultur, Office of the Federal Chancellor, Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Iris Bröse , Innovate Democracy / D.Network, Berlin, Germany

Matthias Burgbacher , Co-Founder, Plan:Kooperativ, Heidelberg, Germany zur Vita

Klaus Burmeister , Co-founder, D2030, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Hanno Burmester , Policy Fellow, Das Progressive Zentrum, Berlin, Germany

Stephanie Buyken-Hölker , Member of the Curricullum Commission, State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne, Germany zur Vita

Ulrich Bähr , Digitalisation/Oceans, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung of Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Jürgen Böhm , Deputy Chairman, dbb beamtenbund und tarifunion, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Karl-Ludwig Böttcher , CEO, German Association of Towns and Municipalities Brandenburg, Potsdam, Germany

Brenton Caffin , Executive Director for Global Partnerships, Nesta, London, United Kingdom

Alice Casiraghi , UX Designer, Digital Transformation Team of the Italian Government, Milano, Italy

Jens Casper , Co-Founder, Realarchitektur, Berlin, Germany

Margie Caust , Co-author of  'The Creative Bureaucracy and its radical common sense', Australia zur Vita

Ellen Cavdarci , Head of the Human Resources, Finance, eGovernment and Joint School Building Renovation Divisions, District Office Berlin Neukölln, Germany zur Vita

Jesper Christiansen , Head of Strategy & Development, Innovation Skills, Nesta, London, United Kingdom

Guilherme Coelho , Founder, Instituto República, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil zur Vita

Karl-Filip Coenegrachts , Founder and director, Cities of People, Ghent, Belgium zur Vita

Alberto Cottica , Director and Co-Founder, Edgeryders, Brussels, Belgium zur Vita

Prof Dir Andreas Degkwitz , Federal Chairman, German Library Association, Director University Library of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Rudi Dicks , Outcomes Facilitator for Employment at the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Presidency South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

Ibrahima Cheikh Diong , Founder and CEO, former minister in Senegal, Africa Consulting and Trading, Dakar, Senegal zur Vita

Ralf Dittmar , Senior Consultant Trusted Services, Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Andreas Doerne , Professor, Hörlabor piano, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany zur Vita

Anke Domscheit-Berg , Member of Parliament, DIE LINKE, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Mareike Donath , Department of Digitization, International Affairs of the Department, Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and Digitalization Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schwerin, Germany

Stephan Dorgerloh , Former Minister of Education and the Arts of Saxony-Anhalt and President of Conference of Ministers of Education, Managing Director, Wider Sense, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Sabine Drees , Head of the Working group "International Affairs", Deputy Chairwoman of the Engagement Global, Managing Director of the German delegation in the KGRE, Association of German Cities, Cologne, Germany zur Vita

Anna Drosdowska , Director Adult Education Center Oberhavel, Fellow Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin zur Vita

Stephane Durand , Head of Quality Service for Public Spaces, Mobility Department, Transportation, Public Space, Grenoble, France

Philip Dziubalski , Innovation Manager, Cyber Innovation Hub der Bundeswehr, Berlin, Germany

Michele D’Alena , Project Manager, Civic Imagination Office, Bologna, Italy zur Vita

Florian Ebel , Consultant Science Department, Senate Department for Home Affairs and Sports, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Jennifer Eckhardt , Research Assistant, Social Research Center, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany zur Vita

Susanne Ehlerding , Editorial Journalist, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Dr Christoph Eichert , Deputy Board, Social Innovation Road e. V., Karlsruhe, Germany zur Vita

Dr Arne Elias , Project Manager, Department for Social Innovation, City of Dortmund Economic Development Agency, Dortmund, Germany

Dr Sören Enkelmann , Consultant, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Berlin, Germany

Ralf Erbel , Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation, Berlin, Germany

Kay Erhardt , Director Country Office, Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation, Berlin, Germany

Frank Faesing , StA 52 / Department for Social Integration, ADV / Documentary Checks Coordination, Hamm, Germany

Johanna Famulok , Communications Manager, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung e. V., Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Burkhard Fieber , Head of Department, State Chancellory and ministry for culture of Saxony-Anhalt, Magdeburg, Germany

Christian Fischbach , Principal, BwConsulting. The Inhouse-Consulting of the Bundeswehr, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Philipp Friemann , Advisor, Behavioural Insights Team, London, United Kingdom zur Vita

Astrid Frohloff , Moderator, Journalist, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany

Martin Fugmann , Principal, Evangelisches Stiftisches Gymnasium Gütersloh, Germany

Alessandro Fusacchia , Member of Italien Parliament, Secretary of Movimenta, Rome, Italy

Marlies Gatterbauer , Office of the Board, National Office of Labor Market Service, Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Carolin Gebel , Consultant, CompassOrange, Berlin, Germany

Jochen Geppert , Consultant on gender equality, Institute for gender equality-oriented processes and strategies, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Janina Gera , Consultant, Sopra Steria Consulting, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Sylvia Gers , Head of HR Marketing, Senate Department of Finance Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Ketevan (Katie) Gomelauri , Behavioural Science Specialist, Innovation Team United Nations Development Programme Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia zur Vita

Alexander Grünwald , Head of GovLabAustria, Federal Ministry of Public Service and Sport, Vienna, Austria    zur Vita

Johanna Götz , Co-Founder, studiovorort, Prädikow, Germany zur Vita

Dr Dorothea Götze , Office, Dialogforum Airport Berlin Brandenburg, Germany

Gwendolin Güntzel , Project Manager PLACEm, Politik zum Anfassen e. V., Isernhagen, Germany zur Vita

Oliver Haas , Partner, Kessel & Kessel Ltd., Hanstedt, Germany

Franz-Reinhard Habbel , Executive Director, HABBEL UG, Berlin, Germany

Michael Hagelmüller , Collective Impact Enabler, Ashoka Austria, Vienna, Austria

Angela Hanson , Innovation Specialist, Organisation of Economic Co-operation Development - Observatory of Public Sector Innovation, Paris, France zur Vita

Jahn Harrison , Lead Public Relations, Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Chad Hartnell , Director of Operations of the Impact and Innovation Unit in the Privy Council Office, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Canada zur Vita

Markus Hartung , Founder and senior fellow, Bucerius Center in the Legal Profession,Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Till Hasbach , Employee, Competence center culture and creative economy, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Victoria Hasenkamp , Head of the Project Office "Digitale Modellregion, City of Soest, Germany zur Vita

Dr Volker Hassemer , Senator a.D., Chairman of the Board of Management, Stiftung Zukunft Berlin, Germany

Oliver Haubner , Senior Project Manager, Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh, Germany zur Vita

Carola Heilemann-Jeschke , Head of IT Law and Compliance Unit, City of Bremen, Germany

Silva Hennig , Founder, neuland21, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Prof Dr Daniela Hensel , Professor for Design, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Pekka Henttonen , Director of Customer Relations, City of Helsinki, Finland zur Vita

Gunvald Herdin , Senior Project Manager, Bertelsmann Foundation, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Stefan Hermes , Headmaster, Gymnasium Lichtenberg-School, Kassel, Germany zur Vita

Dorothea Herrmann , Co-Founder, Verwaltungsrebellen, Essen, Germany zur Vita

Monika Herrmann , District Mayor, District Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

Karoline Herrmann , Chairwoman, dbb German Civil Servants Federation Youth, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Thorsten Herrmann , Former Mayor, City of Bensheim, Member of the Innovators Club of the German Association of Towns and Municipalities, Stuttgart, Germany zur Vita

Christina Hirsch , Strategic Project Management, Federal Employment Agency, Nuremberg, Germany zur Vita

Nils Hoffmann , Head, GovLab Arnsberg - District Government of Arnsberg, Germany zur Vita

Carolin Holat , Founder, Meinfahrradspendet UG, Karlsruhe, Germany zur Vita

Andreas Hollstein , Mayor, City of Altena, Germany

Dr Rainer Holtschneider , Member, National Regulatory Control Council, Berlin, Germany

Mario Husten , Executive Director, Holzmarkt, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Laura Hähnlein , HPI School of Design Thinking, Potsdam, Germany

Matthias Hörmeyer , Consultant for Programme and Information Management, Communal Joint Office for Administrative Management, Cologne, Germany zur Vita

Vivien Iffländer , Project Manager, Fraunhofer Center for Responsible Research and Innovation, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Niels Jabokbsen , Consultant, Danish National Centre for Public Sector Innovation, Copenhagen, Denmark

Martin Jammer , Department IV, Senate Department of Finance Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Marie Jansen , Lead Business Analyst, Capgemini Germany, Berlin, Germany

Jana Janze , Manager, Sopra Steria Consulting, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Dr Christian Jarchow , Policy adviser in the unit for effective governing, Office of the Federal Chancellor, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Dr Christoph Jessen , Spokesperson, Dialogforums Feste Fehmarnbeltquerung, Molfsee, Germany zur Vita

Martin Jordan , Head of Service Design, Government Digital Service, London, United Kingdom

Sabine Junginger , Chair & Co-Founder, Politics for Tomorrow, Hochschule Luzern, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Katja Jäger , Researcher, betterplaceLab, Berlin, Germany

Marie Jünemann , State Managing Board, Spokesperson Volksentscheid Transparenz Berlin, Mehr Demokratie e. V., Berlin, Germany

Sebastian Jüngling , Data Analyst, Fraunhofer Fokus, Berlin, Germany

Kara Kane , Community Lead for user-centerd Design, Government Digital Service, London, United Kingdom zur Vita

Sandra Kaul , Innovate Democracy, D.Network, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Stephan Keitel , Spokesperson Worker´s Council, FRÖBEL Bildung und Erziehung gGmbH, Berlin, Germany

Sirpa Kekkonen , Senior Advisor on Government Strategy, Prime Minister’s Office, Helsinki, Finland zur Vita

Thomas Keller , Mayor, City of Ratekau, Germany zur Vita

Valentina Kerst , State Secretary, Thuringian Ministry for Economics, Science and Digital Society, Erfurt, Germany

Alaric King , Interaction Designer, Crown Commercial Service, London, United Kingdom zur Vita

Nikolas Klausmann , Scientific Assistant, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Dr Jens Klessmann , Deaputy Head of Digital Public Services, Frauenhofer institute for open communications systems FOKUS, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Prof Dr Robert Knappe , Dean of Faculty 3, Public Administration, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany zur Vita

Susan Knoll , Publishing Manager Politics & Concepts, Verlag Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Bettina Koebler , Service Designer and Fellow at Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Dr Matthias Kollatz , Senator, Senate Department of Finance Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Madlena Komitova , Head of Department Pensioner Clubs, Pensionistenklubs der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Heike Kratt , Spokesperson Public Affairs, German Association for Project Management, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Lina Krawietz , Founder, This is Legal Design, Berlin, Germany

Lene Krogh Jeppesen , Senior Consultant, Danish National Centre for Public Sector Innovation, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr Christoph Krupp , Spokesman of the Board, Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben, Berlin, Germany

Thorsten Krüger , Mayor, City of Geestland, Germany

Prof Dr Sabine Kuhlmann , Professor for Public Management and Organization, University of Potsdam and Vice-Chairman at Regulatory Control Counci, Berlin, Germany

Peter Kuhn , Research Assistant, fortiss GmbH, Munich, Germany

Patrick Kunkel , Mayor, Magistrate of the City of Eltville am Rhein, Germany zur Vita

Prof Dr Ing Sabine Kunst , President, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Mimoza Kusari-Lila , Chairwomen, Alternativa, Pristina, Kosovo

Dr Alexander Köppen , Director, strategy&, Berlin, Germany

Inês Mindlin Lafer , Director, Instituto Betty and Jacob Lafer, São Paulo, Brasil zur Vita

René Lake , Founder, Business Development and Communications Expert, Seneplus.com, Washington D. C., USA zur Vita

Eva-Lotta Lamm , Designer, make things visual, Berlin, Germany

Charles Landry , President and Author, Creative Bureaucracy Initiative, London, United Kingdom zur Vita

Johannes Landstorfer , Coordinator Digital Agenda, CARITAS, Berlin, Germany

Christina Lang , Founder, Work4Germany, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Emilie Larisch , Scholar, Roland Berger Foundation, Munich, Germany zur Vita

Mariam Lashkhi , Deputy Chair, Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency, Tbilisi, Georgia zur Vita

Pia Laube , Location Management, Tegel Projekt GmbH, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Hendrik Lehmann , Head of Innovation Lab, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Claire Luzia Leifert , Programm Manager of the Goerdeler Kolleg, Head of Method Cluster, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Josef Lentsch , CEO Germany, Innovation in Politics Institute, Berlin, Germany

Jan Lerch , Lead Development, KIM Kilian Immobiliengruppe, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Dr Lutz Liffers , Project Manager, Fiscal Authority Bremen, Germany zur Vita

Fredrik Lindegren , Head of Cultural Department, City of Umeå, Sweden

Katja Lindroos , CEO & Producer, Urban Practice, Helsinki, Finland zur Vita

Jens Loff , Managing Director, Nordlicht Management Consultants GmbH, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Benedikt Lux , Member of the Berlin Parliament, Alliance 90/TheGreens, Berlin, Germany

Daniel Mack , Policy and Communication Consultant, Director Hirschen Group, Berlin/Bad Orb, Germany zur Vita

Ramon Maronier , Producer & Creative Director, Urban Practice, Helsinki, Finland zur Vita

Editha Marquardt , Research Assistant, German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer, Germany

Ramon Marrades Sempere , Chief Strategy Officer, La Marina de Valencia, Spain zur Vita

Matthias Martin , IT Consultant, Sächsischer Städte- und Gemeindetag, Dresden, Germany zur Vita

Dr Jörg Mayer-Ries , Ministerial Advisor, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Berlin, Germany

Boris Meckelburg , Police Director, Head of Section 36, Police Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Gaby Mehlhorn , Department 34, Management Authority & Certifying Authority EFRE, Thuringian Ministry for Economics, Science and Digital Society, Erfurt, Germany

Sabine Meister , Head of Project Management Office, Justice Authority Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

John Meister , Consultant Digital Transformation, Dataport, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Luiza Mello , Curator and coordinator of the Public Service Art Residency, Automatica, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil zur Vita

Kine Seck Mercier , Technology and Communication Practice, Egon Zehnder, Paris, France zur Vita

Vivien Metelmann , Senior Consultant, Sopra Steria Consulting, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Michael Metzger , Innovate Democracy, D.Network, Berlin, Germany

Ariana Mihoc , Lead User Researcher, Government Digital Service and Crown Commercial Service, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Jennifer Miksch , Director HR, Cyber Innovation Hub of the Bundeswehr, Berlin, Germany

Nina Monaghan , Head of communication, Universum Communications and Media AG, Berlin, Germany

Tatiana Herda Muñoz , Founder, Verwaltungsmanufaktur Mainz, Germany zur Vita

Bernd Männel , Senior Consultant, Sopra Steria Consulting, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Matti Müller , Lawyer, Bayerischer Lehrer- und Lehrerinnenverband, Munich, Germany zur Vita

Dr Ute Müller-Tischler , Head of Cultural, Art and History Department, District Office Berlin-Mitte, Germany zur Vita

Max Münz , Consultant, Nordlicht Management Consultants GmbH, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Stephan Naundorf , Better Regulation Unit, Federal Chancellery, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Prof. Dr. Wim Nettelnstroth , Professor Department Police and Safety Management, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Olivier Netter , Spokesperson, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Systemaufstellungen, Krefeld, Germany

Nadja Nickel , Project Manager, Country Lead Germany, The Democratic Society, Berlin Germany zur Vita

Marcus Niehaves , Leader and Main Moderator of the ZDF-Economics Magazine "WISO", ZDF, Mainz, Germany

Jens Niemeier , Cultureagent for Creative Schools, Oberhausen, Germany

Prof. Dr. Frank Nolden , Rector, Hochschule Meißen (FH) und Fortbildungszentrum, Meissen, Germany zur Vita

Dorothee Nolte , Editorial Journalist Politics & Concepts, Verlag Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Dr Frank Nägele , Secretary of State for Administration and Infrastructure Modernization, Senate Chancellery, Berlin, Germany

Katharina Oberbichler , Quality and Project Management, National Office of Labor Market Service, Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Katrin Oesterreich , Director Public Administration, Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Nadine Ogonek , Research Assistant at the European Research Center for Information Systems, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Eloy Oliveira , Executive Director, Instituto República, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil zur Vita

Monika Ollig , Policy adviser in the Better Regulation and Bureaucracy Reduction Unit, Office of the Federal Chancellor, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Nicole Opiela , Research Assistant, Kompetenzzentrum Öffentliche IT am Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Daniel Opper , Head of Bucerius Lab, ZEIT-Stiftung, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Max Osterheld , Digital administration, Federal ministry of internal affairs, Berlin, Germany

Jörg Ottmann , Director, Verlag Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Robert Palmer , Director, Robert Palmer Consultants, London, United Kingdom zur Vita

Prof Dr Peter Parycek

Vincent Patermann , CEO, NExT e. V., Berlin, Germany

Caroline Paulick-Thiel , Strategic Design & Executive Director, Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Inita Paulovica , Deputy Head of Department for Public Administration Policy and Innovation Leader, State Chancellory of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

Lisa Paus , Representative of the German Parliament, Berlin, Germany

Helena Peltonen-Gassmann , Head of Regional Group, Transparency International, Hamburg, Germany

Torsten Perner , Senior Consultant Mobility & Rail, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Michael Peters , Project management Code for Germany, Open Government Netzwerk, Open Knowledge Foundation, Berlin, Germany

Friis Arne Petersen , Ambassador, Danish Embassy in Germany, Berlin, Germany

Jelena Manic Petronikolos , Teamleader, United Nations Development Programme Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia zur Vita

Ulrich Pfefferl , Lieutenant Colonel, Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin, Germany

Dr Kate Philip , Senior Economic Development Advisor, Institute for Economic Justice, Pretoria, South Africa

Valeria Podmogilnij , Scientific Assistant, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Aydan Portakaldali , Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Berlin, Germany

Michael Prütz , Speaker, Deutsche Wohnen & CO enteignen, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Matthias Punz , Editorial Journalist, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Regina Pötke , Board member, Roland Berger Foundation, Munich, Germany zur Vita

Oliver Rack , Open Government Lead & Board Member, Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Robert Rastad , Director General, Governing Mayor’s Department, City of Bergen, Norway

Dr Marion Rauchert , Director, University of Public Administration, Police and Administration of Justice Mecklenburg Vorpommern, Güstrow, Germany zur Vita

Maike Reichert , Consultant, Nordlicht Management Consultants GmbH, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Fabio Reinhardt , Consultant, Infora GmbH, Cologne, Germany zur Vita

Olivia Reynolds , Founder, Lobe Block House, Berlin, Germany

Stefan Richter , Executive Board, Stiftung Zukunft Berlin, Germany

Markus Richter , Deputy Director of the Security Academy, Federal Ministry for the Interior, Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Andrea-Cornelia Riedel , Project Director, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Alex Roberts , Innovation Specialist and Deputy Head of OPSI, Organisation of Economic Co-operation Development - Observatory of Public Sector Innovation, Paris, France zur Vita

Sandy Rohr , Federal Employment Agency, Inhouse Consulting, Nuremberg, Germany zur Vita

Jascha Rohr , Founder, Partner and Executive Director, Institut für Partizipatives Gestalten, Berlin, Germany

Ursula Rosenbichler , Head of Department for Effect-Oriented Administrative Management and Administrative Innovation, Co-Founder GovLabAustria, Federal Ministry of Public Service and Sport, Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Lina Rusch , Editorial Journalist, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Terje Rygh , Adviser, Stavanger Smart Cities, Norway

Janina Rösch , Research Assistant, Köln International School of Design, Cologne, Germany

Lejla Sadiku , Open Data Consultant, United Nations Development Programme, Istanbul, Turkey zur Vita

Noemi Salantiu , Community Director and Co-founder, Edgeryders, Brussels, Belgium zur Vita

Jauhar Saleem , Ambassador, Embassy of Pakistan, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Mariana Salgado , Design and Research Lead, Einwanderungsamt Finnland, Oslo, Finland zur Vita

Trine Samuelsberg , Director General for Education, City of Bergen, Norway

Adrian Sanchez , Project Manager, polisphere, Berlin, Germany

Wolfgang Sauer , Project Manager, District of Hameln-Pyrmont, Hameln, Germany zur Vita

Elke Schade , Division Legal Review, Language Consultancy, General Administrative Law, Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, Berlin, Germany

Dr Thomas Schalla , Dean Church District Karlsruhe, Regional Church of Baden, Germany zur Vita

Charlot Schans , Advisor, STIPO, Rotterdam, Netherlands zur Vita

Thomas Schaufelberger , Head of Training & Further Education, Reformed Church of the Canton Zurich, Switzerland zur Vita

Robin Schellenberg , Executive Director, Klunkerkranich, Berlin, Germany

Jonatan Schewe , Student, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin, Germany

Bernd Schlömer , Member of House of Representatives Berlin, FDP, Berlin, Germany

André Schmode , Project Management Bundesportal, Federal Ministery of the Interior, Building and Community, Berlin, Germany

Andrea Schneider , Political Planning and Innovation, Federal Chancellery, Berlin, Germany

Dr Julia Schneider , Political Planning and Innovation, Federal Chancellery, Berlin, Germany

Jaap Schoufour , Partner, STIPO, Rotterdam, Netherlands zur Vita

Tom Schreiber , Member of the Berlin Parliament, SPD, Berlin, Germany

Miriam Schröder , Head of Tagesspiegel Background Digitalisierung & KI, Verlag Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Jan Schröder , Executive Director, minds & makers, Cologne, Germany

Dr Dino André Schubert , Managing Partner, OptiSo, Braunschweig, Germany zur Vita

Julia Schuetze , Project Manager, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung e. V., Berlin, Germany

Dr Sabine Schulz , Chancellor, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany zur Vita

Dr Sönke E. Schulz , Managing Board Member of the Schleswig-Holstein Landkreis Day, Federal State Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Sabine Schwittek , Founder, Verwaltungsrebellen, Essen, Germany zur Vita

Wolfgang Schyrocki , Director, Verwaltungsakademie Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Friedhelm Schäfer , Second Chairman and Specialist Chairman Public Servants Policies, dbb beamtenbund und tarifunion, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Prof.Dr. Sabrina Schönrock , Dean of Department Police and Safety Management, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Dr Margret Seemann , Major, City of Wittenburg, Germany

Dr Paul Seger , Ambassador, Embassy of Switzerland in Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Lara Seidel , Consultant, Nordlicht Management Consultants GmbH, Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Helmut Seidenbusch , Program Director, Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh, Germany zur Vita

Ilan Siebert , Co-Initiator, esgehtlos/Demokratie Innovation e. V., Berlin, Germany

Ulrich Silberbach , Federal Chairman, dbb beamtenbund und tarifunion, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Prof Dr Kristina Sinemus , State Minister, Hessian Ministry of Digital Strategy and Development, Wiesbaden, Germany zur Vita

Christin Skiera , Lead Innovation Politics, Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Sabine Smentek , State Secretary, Senate Department of the Interior and Sport, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Prof. Dr. Benedikt Speer , Faculty 3, Public Administration; Professor of Administrative Sciences, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany

Matthias Spenn , Director Office for Church Services, Protestant Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Schlesische Oberlausitz, Germany

Anna Carla Springob , Social media manager and press spokeswoman, Arnsberg district government, Arnsberg, Germany zur Vita

Stefanie Stebegg , Department of Economic and Tourism Development, City of Graz, Austria

Christina Stehr , Venture Coach Humboldts Venturestudio, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Claudia Steinau , independent graphic facilitator and recorder zur Vita

Falk Steiner , Senior Expert for Digitalization, Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh, Germany zur Vita

Anne Steinicke , Project Manager, Senate Department of Finance Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Stember , Professor of Administrative Sciences, Scientific Coordinator with focus on Economic Development, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Wernigerode/ Halberstadt, Germany zur Vita

Birgit Strahlendorff , Press Officer, Deutscher Beamtenbund, Berlin, Germany

Dorothea Störr-Ritter , Head of district authority, District of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Member of the National Regulatory Council, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Julie Sunday , Director General and Special Advisor to the Chief Financial Officer, Global Affairs Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Philipp Sälhoff , Executive Director, polisphere, Berlin, Germany

Roberta Tassi , Service Designer, Digital Transformation Team of the Italian Government, Milano, Italy

Basanta Thapa , Research Assistant, Kompetenzzentrum Öffentliche IT am Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Anja Theurer , CFO, Bundeswehr Cyber Innovation Hub, Berlin, Deutschland

Heiko Tholen , Trainer, Consultant, Coach, Psychologie trifft Wirtschaft, Berlin, Germany

Jens Tiemann , Research Assistant, Kompetenzzentrum Öffentliche IT am Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Andreas Tietze , Policy adviser, Aktion Zivilcourage e.V., Pirna, Germany

Daniel Timmermann , Scientific Assistant, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Harm-Christian Tolden , Director General for Climate, Culture and Business Development, City of Bergen, Norway zur Vita

Jamila Tressel , Changemaker & Coach for education and personality development, Schule im Aufbruch, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Peter Tschentscher , First Mayor, City of Hamburg, Germany zur Vita

Sebastian Turner , Publisher, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

José Francisco Cali Tzay , Ambassador, Embassy of Guatemala, Berlin, Germany

Henrik Vagt , CEO Politics & Economy, CEO Consulting & Service, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Berlin, Germany

Niklas Valentin , Police Inspector, Police Berlin, Germany

Christa Castro Varela , Ambassador, Embassy of Honduras in Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin zur Vita

Tetiana Ventsel , Advisor in „Advisory Fund for EU Association of Ukraine“, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Kyiv, Ukraine

Tomás Dominguez Vidal , Project Director, GovernmentLab of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina zur Vita

Klaus Vitt , Secretary of State and Federal Government Commissioner for Information Technology, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Sylvia Vogt , Editorial Journalist, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Christina Vogt , Policy Officer, Department of Public Governance and the Chancellery, Mariakerke, Belgium zur Vita

Anna Várnai , Service Designerin und Design Research Lead, Politics for Tomorrow, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Katri Vänttinen , Director, Helsinki Library, Helsinki, Finland zur Vita

Susanne Völker , Head of Cultural Affairs, City of Kassel, Germany zur Vita

Che Wagner , Project Manager, civicChallange by civicLab, Geneva, Switzerland zur Vita

Matthias Walter , Department of Youth, Health and Social, City of Hamm, Germany

Maik Walther , ITDZ Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Eva Wascher , Researcher, Social Research Center, TU Dortmund University, Germany zur Vita

Mike Weber , Deputy Head, Kompetenzzentrum Öffentliche IT am Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

Henny Weber , Department Digital Society, Adminstrative Digitalization and IT, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Berlin, Germany

Prof Dr Matthias Weidlich , Professor, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Prof Dr Ulrich Weinberg , Director, HPI School of Design Thinking, Potsdam, Germany zur Vita

Dr. Ute Welscher , Senior Expert, Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh, Germany zur Vita

Sven Wenzke , Consultant IT-Security / Strategy / Projects, Evangelical Church in Central Germany, Erfurt, Germany zur Vita

Wibke Werner , Deputy Managing Director, Berliner tenant association e.v., Berlin, Germany

Eva Wiesemann , Innovate Democracy, D.Network, Berlin, Germany

Helene Wildfeuer , Chief Representative for Women, Deutscher Beamtenbund, Berlin, Germany

André Wilkens , Director, European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands zur Vita

Oliver Will , Board, Social Innovation Road e. V., Karlsruhe, Germany zur Vita

Michael Windisch , Innovation Developer, Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Roman Wink , Project Manager, Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh, Germany zur Vita

Ann-Sophie Winter , Innovate Democracy, D.Network, Berlin, Germany

Penelope Winterhager , Chief Creative Officer, Verlag Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany

Dr Kirsten Witte , Programm Director, Bertelsmann Foundation, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Lutz Woellert , Executive Director, Identitätsstiftung, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Anna Wohlfarth , Member of the Management Board, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung e. V., Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Rike Wolters , Consultant, Sopra Steria Consulting, Berlin, Germany zur Vita

Maximilian Wonke , Mayor, Municipality Panketal, Germany

Lindsay Wood , Director, Resilienz Ltd., Nelson, New Zealand zur Vita

Anja Wyden Guelpa , President, civicChallange by civicLab, Geneva, Switzerland zur Vita

Laura Young , User Researcher, Government Digital Service and Crown Commercial Service, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Eric Young , Founder, former distinguished visiting professor for social innovation at Ryerson University, Boldness Project, Toronto, Canada

Stefan Zakall , Higher Department of Information Technology, Technologische Gewerbemuseum, Vienna, Austria zur Vita

Cori Zarek , Director, Digital Service Collaborative, Georgtown University, Beeck Center Social Impact + Innovation, Washington D. C., USA zur Vita

Amalia Zepou , Former Mayor, City of Athens, Greece zur Vita

Rubina Zern-Breuer , Project coordination "Knowledge and Idea Transfer for Innovation in Administration" (WITI), German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer, Germany zur Vita

Katrin aus dem Siepen , Coordinator of the Workgroup Digitalization, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, Germany

Elena de Nictolis , Post-doc Fellow, Department of Political Science, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, Italy zur Vita

Leo van Loon , CEO, Buzinezzclub, Rotterdam, Netherlands zur Vita

Dr Conrad von Kameke , Founder and Director, TIGTech - Earning Trust in Tech Governance, an initiative supported by the World Economic Forum and Fraunhofer ISI

Jan von Lübtow , Director Public Administration, Head of Municipal Relations, Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Tilman von Werthern , Project Manager PLACEm, Politik zum Anfassen e. V., Isernhagen, Germany zur Vita