#btconf Berlin, Germany 24 - 27 Aug 2020

The speakers. They inspire, they encourage and motivate and they educate. The people delivering the content for this year's Berlin edition will be revealed bit by bit as soon as ticket sales starts … or maybe a little earlier. Come back and find out.

Noma Bar

Noma Bar

Noma Bar (born in 1973) is an Israel-born graphic designer, illustrator and artist. His work has appeared in many media publications including: Time Out London, BBC, Random House, The Observer, The Economist and Wallpaper*. Bar has illustrated over one hundred magazine covers, published over 550 illustrations and released three books of his work: Guess Who - The Many Faces of Noma Bar in 2008, Negative Space in 2009 and Bittersweet 2017, a 680 page 5 volume monograph produced in a Limited Edition of 1000 published by Thames & Hudson.

Bar's work has become well known throughout the world, winning many industry awards; more recently a prestigious Gold Clio for his animation & direction work for the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, a campaign to highlight new frontiers in cancer treatments.

He has also won a Yellow Pencil award at the D&AD Professional Awards and his London Design Festival exhibition 'Cut It Out', was selected as one of the highlights of the festival. The project was nominated in the graphics category for the Design Museum, Designs Of the Year.

Sarah Drasner

Sarah Drasner

Sarah Drasner is an award-winning Speaker, Head of Developer Experience at Netlify, Vue core team member, and Staff Writer at CSS-Tricks. Sarah is formerly Principal Lead of Emerging Markets, Cloud Advocates at Microsoft and Manager of UX & Engineering at Trulia/Zillow Group. She’s the author of SVG Animations from O’Reilly and has given Frontend Masters workshops.

Sarah is a co-organizer of ConcatenateConf, a free conference for Nigerian and Kenyan developers. Sarah is also the co-founder of Web Animation Workshops with Val Head. She has worked for 15 years as a web developer, and at points worked as a Scientific Illustrator and a Professor in the Greek Islands.

Mario Klingemann

Mario Klingemann

Mario Klingemann is an artist who uses algorithms and artificial intelligence to create and investigate systems. He is particularly interested in human perception of art and creativity, researching methods in which machines can augment or emulate these processes. Thus his artistic research spans a wide range of areas like generative art, cybernetic aesthetics, information theory, feedback loops, pattern recognition, emergent behaviours, neural networks, cultural heritage data or storytelling.

He was artist in residence at the Google Arts & Culture Lab, winner of the Lumen Prize Gold 2018, the British Library Labs Creative Award and has been recognized as a pioneer in the field of AI art. He has collaborated with artists like Nick Knight, Massive Attack and Yacht. His work has been featured in art publications as well as academic research and has been shown in international museums and at art festivals like Ars Electronica, the ZKM, the Photographers' Gallery, Collección Solo Madrid, Nature Morte Gallery New Delhi, the State Hermitage Museum, the Barbican, Mediacity Biennale Seoul, the British Library, the MoMA, or the Centre Pompidou.

Aaron Parecki

Aaron Parecki

Aaron Parecki is a Senior Security Architect at Okta. He is the author of OAuth 2.0 Simplified, and maintains oauth.net. He regularly writes and gives talks about OAuth and online security. He is an editor of several internet specs, and is the co-founder of IndieWebCamp, a conference focusing on data ownership and online identity. Aaron has spoken at conferences around the world about OAuth, data ownership, quantified self, and home automation, and his work has been featured in Wired, Fast Company and more.

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