VibeLab’s NighttimeLab 2024 at SXSW: How can Nightlife go towards greener future and what role does AI play

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🗓️ Date: Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

Time: 18:00 – 20:00 CST

🎟️ Signup: Get your free ticket

📍 Location: Thompson Hotel, 506 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Following the success of last year, VibeLab is excited to participate in SXSW with two engaging discussions we’ve meticulously prepared for you. These sessions will explore the intersection of technology, culture, and sustainability within the nightlife and live entertainment industry. Join us in the excitement of SXSW on March 12th at the Thompson Hotel for an evening brimming with thought-provoking discussions and innovative viewpoints.

Photo credit: Raymond Van Mil

NIGHT SCHOOL launch and first open call

Time: 18:20 – 18:30 CST

Speakers: Lutz Leichsenring and Mirik Milan

In addition to our engaging panels at SXSW, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of the NIGHT SCHOOL project, a pioneering program aimed at shaping the future leaders of night culture by focusing on environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic sustainability. We are going to launch an open call for 15 candidates to become part of the 2024 NIGHT SCHOOL alumni.

Panel 1: Community Perspectives on AI in Nightlife and Live Entertainment

Time: 18:30 – 19:10 CST

Moderation: Mirik Milan

Speakers: Andreea Magdalina, Max Penk, Jess Reia, Jameson Thomas, and Lorrain de Silva

Understanding the ethical dimensions of Artificial Intelligence in nightlife is paramount. Dive into the ethical intricacies of AI applications, particularly in customer engagement, and explore methods to incorporate diverse community perspectives for a more inclusive future. Join our esteemed moderator Mirik Milan, along with speakers Andreea Magdalina, Max Penk, Jess Reia, Jameson Thomas, and Lorrain de Silva, as they unravel the transformative power of AI in shaping a more inclusive and engaging live entertainment landscape.

Panel 2: Transformation of Nightlife for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Time: 19:15 – 20:00 CST

Moderation: Lutz Leichsenring

Speakers: Kady Yellow, Niklas Effenberger, Eli Goldstein, and DJ SHANI

The urgency for sustainable development in urban nightlife requires a collaborative effort. Explore strategies with our moderator Lutz Leichsenring and speakers Kady Yellow, Niklas Effenberger, Eli Goldstein, and DJ SHANI as they delve into the integration of technology and sustainability in nightlife and urban development. Be a part of this session to drive meaningful change, fostering environmentally responsible and technologically advanced nightlife environments.

VibeLab is also part of Berlin House program

In a separate event from our SXSW lineup, Lutz Leichsenring from VibeLab will participate in a compelling discussion titled “Nighttime Communities and their impact on urban landscapes” on February 12th, from 4:00 to 4:45 pm CST at El Cockfight bar. This panel is set to explore the multifaceted impact of nightlife on urban development, creative economies, and the shaping of cityscapes.

Engage and Shape the Future

VibeLab’s panels at SXSW are more than presentations; they are invitations to be a part of shaping the future. Your voice is integral in navigating the evolving landscapes of technology, ethics, and sustainability in the entertainment industry. Join us at the Thompson Hotel on March 12th, 2024, from 18:00 to 20:00 CST, and let’s brainstorm together for a more inclusive, sustainable, and technologically advanced future in nightlife.

See you at SXSW!