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Do not miss:

Opening of PHOTOPIA 2023

Thursday, September 21st
10.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m., PHOTOPIA Stage Hall A4

  • Welcoming: Bernd Aufderheide, CEO Hamburg Messe und Congress
  • Albert Watson, patron and key speaker PHOTOPIA 2023
  • Talk with Yvonne Rostock (CEWE), Rainer Führes (Canon Deutschland) and Bernd Gansohr (Fujifilm)
  • Keynote "Generation: Quality - How new technologies are reviving old forms of culture" with Tristan Horx, trend and future researcher

Presentation of INSTAX instant picture world novelty

Thursday, September 21st
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., CONTAINER Stage Hall A1


Press tour: Exhibitions - from AI to Watson

Thursday, September 21st
11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.


  • Christian Popkes, Artistic Director PHOTOPIA
  • Albert Watson, star photographer and patron PHOTOPIA 2023
  • Esther Haase, photographer and key speaker PHOTOPIA

Industry talk "Generative AI - More opportunities than risks?"

Thursday, September 21st
12.30 p.m. – 1.30 p.m., PHOTOPIA Stage Hall A4

  • Sven Doelle, Adobe Solution Consulting
  • Dr Reiner Fageth, CEWE
  • Dr Thomas Kaester, Pattern Recognition Compan
  • Alexander Karst, The image procurers
  • Andreas Mohrland, Leica
  • J. Konrad Schmidt, Professional Association of Freelance Photographers and Filmmakers Moderator: Benjamin Lorenz, Chip Photo-Video

Organized by Photoindustrie-Verband e.V.

Press Reception AI CENTER: AI Applications for the Future of Imaging

Thursday, September 21
14.00 - 15.00, AI CENTER of PHOTOPIA (Booth A1.104)


  •  Introduction Applications of AI for photography and videography with Petra Vorsteher and Ragnar Kruse
  • Presentation of the innovations and startups of the AI CENTER of PHOTOPIA
  • Q&A


CEWE Photo Award 2023

Thursday, September 21st
16.30 – 18.00 PHOTOPIA Stage Hall A4

Moderator: Steven Gätjen



TIPA World Awards 2023

Friday, September 22st
10.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. PHOTOPIA Stage Hall A4


Tour and opening "current/s" (Streetside Gallery)

Friday, September 22
12.00 - 13.00, MeetFrida (Booth A1.110)


PHOTOPIA Aerial Award Ceremony

Sunday, September 24
12:00 - 12:30, CONTAINER Stage Hall A1


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Experience world firsts in photography and videography exclusively in Hamburg

From September 21 to 24, PHOTOPIA 2023 will present numerous innovations that - even before they are available in stores - will be on display for the first time in the Hamburg exhibition halls. A total of 125 exhibitors, brands and startups from 14 countries will be on hand at the third edition with…

Artificial intelligence in focus

PHOTOPIA presents startups, conferences and AI exhibitions


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the number one topic of conversation - also in photography and videography, which are rapidly changing due to the new technology. This ranges from cameras to image processing to image generation with…


Christian Freitag

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Christian Freitag

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PR Manager

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