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Outriders Festiwal #1


It explains particular phenomena. Shows scenarios for the future and enables you to take a closer look at what is happening now – locally and globally. Stories can change the world. Passed from mouth to mouth, uploaded on social media, captured in photos. They build order, shape narratives, and allow us to form our opinions.


Opening of Outriders Festiwal #1

Anna Górnicka and Jakub Górnicki

Challenges of conscious travel – Simon Usborne

■ What are the three biggest sins of the tourism industry before the pandemic?

■ From where overtourism comes from?

■ What changes Covid-19 will bring to the tourist industry?

Simon Usborne – Q&A session

Challenges and the future of urban space design – Joanna Kusiak

■ Where does the urban planning chaos in Warsaw come from?

■ Where people decide to rent apartments and why?

■ What innovations can we introduce to fight for our city and tenant rights?

■ How the pandemic affects the tenant future?

Joanna Kusiak – Q&A session

Social engagement in comics – Ram Devineni

■ How does he create a female superhero?

■ Why has he decided to include the technology in the comic?

■ What were the roles in the comic production team?

■ What was the most positive outcome of the process of creating the comics?

Ram Devineni – Q&A session

Cooking LIVE and @dinner

with Alfonso “Choji Itosu” Romero

The way to change people is through their stomach – Jarmiła Rybicka

■ Why was Conflict Kitchen needed?

■ What was the journey of people who work with Jarmiła?

■ How do Poles react to the Conflict Kitchen team?

■ How did a restaurant become a community?

Creating games with vision – Aleksander Kauch (11 bit studios)

■ What is the vision for a game, where does it come from?

■ What are the first steps of going from an idea to a game?

■ What are creating mechanisms of the game world?

■ What is a narrative in a video game? How does it work?

Extinction Rebellion. Civil disobedience, technology and activism – Gully Bujak

■ What was the spark that led to the start of the movement?

■ What is financial disobedience – regarding the Money Rebellion project?

■ Is XR entering discussions with government agencies at local level?

■ What has XR managed to change?

Gully Bujak – Q&A session

Negotiating a better world – Lidia Wojtal

■ Why was the 2015 climate summit in Paris a “breakthrough”? What happened?

■ Which countries and which economy sectors are the biggest emitters?

■ What will the Polish process of departure from coal look like? What is the current state of relevant talks?

■ What agreements Poland is obliged to uphold in near future?

What to expect from robots? – Julie Shah

■ How much do the scenarios for the future of robots differ between those in pop culture and those Julie is working on?

■ How far along are we in the process of introducing robots to society?

■ In what fields we need the robots the most?

■ What are the benefits of introducing robots to society?

Julie Shah – Q&A session

Let’s talk about sex – Kasia Koczułap

■ We often mistake sex education with teaching how to have sex. What is the difference?

■ How we talk especially about sexual minorities, or “controversial” issues, for example, abortion.

■ Is there a right time to start talking with our young children about sex?

■ Is there anything that we can learn about sex education from other countries?

Kasia Koczułap – Q&A session

Joe Sacco – Q&A session

Roots of our morality – Julen Hernandez-Lallement

■ How can the acquired knowledge about rats be applied in society?

■ Can experiments on rats help to solve particular problems, such as bullying?

■ What is the moral and ethical perception of conducting such research on rats for the good of humans?

■ How does the work of a neurobiologist affect the perception of the world?

Technology and creation of multi-sensory experiences – Wiesław Bartkowski

■ How the “useless” art can respond to our needs?

■ What is the role of AI in creating interactions?


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