Conference on "The Digital Future: 75 Years Zuse Z3 and The Digital Revolution"

On May 11, 1941, Konrad Zuse presented the first fully functional digital computer, his Z3, in Berlin and the Digital Age began.

On May 11, 2016 we will celebrate the 75th anniversary of this event with the conference

The Digital Future: 75 Years Zuse Z3 and The Digital Revolution

in Berlin.

We cordially invite you to attend the conference!

We are expecting more than 1000 participants from science, politics and society. The goal is to present and discuss many of the fascinating aspects of the computer as an instrument of science, communication, and entertainment, as well as digital science in general.

Confirmed keynote speakers include world renowned experts Genevieve Bell, Jennifer Chayes, Leslie Greengard, Tony Hey, Yannis Kevrekidis, Steve Oberlin, Michele Parrinello, Jonathan Schaeffer, Steve Scott, Ed Seidel, and Thomas Wiegand. The scientific keynotes are complemented by a historical keynote by Horst Zuse and welcome addresses by scientific and political leaders. 

More information about the conference (including information about the conference venue) can be found at:

Please register yourself and your accompanying persons through the webpage of our event partner, “Der Tagesspiegel”,

Best regards, on behalf of the organization committee,

Prof. Dr. Christof Schuette
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Zuse Institute Berlin (President)
DFG Research Center MATHEON (Co-Chair)