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Theme: Aiming High

This event occurred on
June 25, 2016
2:00pm - 8:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Kufstein, Tirol

Since the beginning of time reckoning it took 1.953 years to climb the highest mountain of the world, 10 more years to send the first human-being to the moon and today more than 2.5 billion people are connected through the internet. We’re developing and growing faster than ever and therefore we are constantly looking for new challenges, discoveries and goals. Aiming high is an essential part of being human.


FH Kufstein University of Applied Sciences
Andreas Hofer-Straße 7
Kufstein, Tirol, 6330
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Bernhard Schindlholzer

Product Manager

Christoph Holz

Data Visualization Expert
Christoph Holz, who studied computer science and aerospace engineering in Munich, has taken on the challenge of bridging technology and philosophy. He says that the gift of human creativity, which was here long before the dawn of language, will define the success of our future.

Josef M. Gaßner

Josef M. Gaßner ist Mathematiker, theoretischer Astrophysiker, Mitautor des Bestsellers "Urknall, Weltall und das Leben" und Betreiber des gleichnamigen YouTube-Kanals (über 6 Millionen Aufrufe). Er lehrt Naturwissenschaft, Astronomie und Kosmologie an der Hochschule Landshut und hält populärwissenschaftliche Vorträge in Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz und Luxemburg.Er ist Gründungsmitglied der Hilfsorganisation "Schritt für Schritt - Hilfe mit System e.V." Josef M. Gaßner, a mathematician and theoretical astrophysicist, teaches science, astronomy and cosmology at the Landshut University of Applied Science. His dissertation at the LMU-Munich was about "From Primordial Nucleosynthesis to the Higgs Field". Gaßner is co-author ot the bestseller "Urknall, Weltall und das Leben", head of the YouTube-Channel of the same name (> 6 million views) and founder member of the charity organisation "Schritt für Schrit - Hilfe mit System e.V."

Markus Reitzig

Professor for Strategy
Markus Reitzig, a professor at the University of Vienna, is focusing on strategic management of innovative business models and new technologies – journals such as Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Review and McKinsey Quarterly published his articles.

Nataliya Kosmyna

Brain Controlled Interfaces
Nataliya Kosmyna, a post-doc fellow who obtained her Ph.D degree in Computer Science from Grenoble Alpes University, is an expert in the field of Brain Computer Interfaces and Artificial Intelligence.

Radu Prodan

Cloud Expert
Radu Prodan is a trained engineer and Doctor of Technical Sciences. The talk of the Associate Professor at Innsbruck University’s Institute of Computer Science discusses the mysterious Clouds as today’s de-facto interconnection, storage, and computing paradigm, gathering billions of devices spread around the globe.

Organizing team


  • Benjamin Hollaus
    Team member
  • Johannes Zessin
    Team member
  • Philipp Bartelmeß
    Team member