4GAMECHANGERS Day on April 11:
The fourth 4GAMECHANGERS Festival reached its brilliant peak with the 4GAMECHANGERS Day. The final day started with a focus on media, where the results of the first European Media Alliance Summit were discussed and presented by Festival Co-Host and ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE CEO Max Conze.
The event continued with exciting future topics such as e-commerce, smart cities, China and artificial intelligence – with the overarching question “Man or Machine”, with AI pioneer Sepp Hochreiter, Leo Muigg and Meredith Broussard, NYU journalism professor, AI researcher, Author: “We assume that computers are better than humans in everything and that is not true.
Gerhard Schröder on 4GAMECHANGERS Day: “You shouldn’t stop working on the right goals no matter how old you are.”
The finale reached its apex with a worthy live show in which this year’s gamechanging personalities were honored. The 4STARTUP-Award was granted to Instahelp by Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The laudator was ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4 CEO Markus Breitenecker. The 4MUSIC-Award went to RAF Camora, presented by festival co-founder Nina Kaiser; RAF Camora: “Thank you for allowing me to change the game! ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4 CCO Michael Stix presented the 4FUTURE Award to Patch Adams. The movement “FridaysForFuture” did not accept the 4GAMECHANGERS of the Year-Award “until measures have been taken to combat climate change”. The message of this movement remains worthy of an award, and Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen has accepted to keep the award on their behalf.
As a conclusion, some of Austria’s top live acts, such as Parov Stelar and Norbert Schneider heated up the gamechanging party community up until the morning hours.