The ministry‘s Policy Lab Digital, Work and Society wanted to present itself as a campaigner with its ctivities and projects on the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) and forge a basis for political decisions through mutual exchanges. The planned conference was designed to discuss aspects of the regulation and possibilities of the use of AI systems orientated towards public welfare and to provide insights into operational practice.
Due to the pandemic, the agency facts and fiction developed a digital and hybrid concept for this that comprised a high degree of interaction with the speakers and the public. In order to reach both specialists and the wider public, the event was realised as digital festival with a variety of content slots. In between themed panels and sessions, the so-called WonderMe channels provided the opportunity for networking or discussing with the speakers and panelists.
A landing page brought together all the streams and links to the sessions, as well as background information about the speakers and programme items. The BMAS and think tank event was accompanied on social media channels under the hashtag #faireki. The St. Elisabeth Church in BerlinMitte served as a studio, its unplastered walls forming an interesting contrast to the topic that appeared rather technical. The stage design was deliberately modest in order to highlight the venue also in the stream by means of accentuated lighting