Dyrektor Ars Electronica Solutions w Linzu. W Katowicach przedstawi realizacje projektu GeoCity w Linzu i Pekinie.
Michael Badics is at the moment director of AE Solutions, a new division of Ars Electronica (http://www.aec.at/solutions/en/). AE Solutions is developing the most promising prototypes and research results of the Ars Electronica Futurelab into products ready for real-world implementation. He was founder and managing director of Memetics GmbH (www.memetics.de) and has studied computer sciences at the Linzer Johannes Kepler university. After 15 years working as software engineer and manager in the multinational software company Fabasoft AG (www.fabasoft.com) he was working about 8 years with managing the Ars Electronica Futurelab (http://new.aec.at/futurelab/en/about/). About 50 researcher and artists are working in the lab for planning and realizing international art projects, cooperation projects or third party projects in the context of Ars Electronica with the focus on cutting edge technologies in the area of Media Performances, Media Art & Architecture, Information Design und Exhibits.