The Zeitgeist Movement

Presents the

The 10th Annual ZDay

The 2018 Main Event took place:

Kunstverein Familie Montez | Honsellstraße 7 | 60314 Frankfurt am Main



April 7th 2018

The 10th Annual Global ‘Zeitgeist Day’ Symposium Promotes Sustainability, Global Unity, and a Post-Scarcity Society

The 2018 event, featuring prominent speakers and guests from around the world, will be held in Frankfurt Germany on Saturday, April 7th 2018

FRANKFURT. Germany, Feb, 14. 2018 /PRNewswire/ •· Recognized as the largest grassroots social movement in the world with chapters across most nations, The Zeitgeist Movement announces its 10th annual ‘Zeitgeist Day’ (“ZDay”) awareness campaign.

The 2018 main event will be held in Frankfurt, Germany at the ‘Kunstverein Familie Montez” on April 7th, 2018, 15:00 • 20:00 CET. This symposium will address the growing severity of emerging social destabilization, war. income inequality, dramatic environmental failures and, in short, overall public health and societal crises playing out on the Earth’s stage today.

This main event also occurs in tandem with numerous

parallel, sister events happening around the globe during the

same weekend, with prior years often having hundreds of events in over 70 countries. Main events have been documented by news agencies, including the New York Times and Huffington Post, with speakers and attendees coming from around the world to discuss the state of society and how to improve it.

This five-hour event will feature speakers such as Peter Joseph and others who will be covering a range of topics, from The Zeitgeist Movement’s train of thought, observations and proposals; to effective activism, transitional possibilities, technological developments, the importance of independent journalism, the nature of communication, the role of humor in activism, dealing with opposition and much more. Likewise, a focus on better chapter engagement and general TZM projects for activism will be discussed, honing in on tactics and reformations needed to move our social system to one of intelligent management, true sustainability and real freedom.


Global Website: https://www.thezeitgeistmovement com

About: The Zeitgeist Movement is a global sustainability activist group working to bring the world together for the common goal of species sustainability before it is too late. Divisive notions such as nations, governments. races, political parties, religions, creeds or class are non-operational distinctions in the view of The Movement. Rather, we recognize the world as one system and the human species as a singular unit, sharing a common habitat.

April 7th Program

Presenter: Colin Turner

Title: “Into The Open Economy”

BIO: Colin R. Turner is an Irish author and social activist. He is the founder of the Free World Charter, and author of two books F-Day: The Second Dawn Of Man and Into The Open Economy. Turner’s work centres on proposals for a mone????ess society, or what he describes as an Open Economy. He is the founder of “The Free World Charter” whose endorsees include French actor Gerard Depardieu, South Africa’s Ubuntu Party leader Michael Tellinger, Richard Osmaston of the Money Free Party, New Zealand, British author and hypnotherapist Glenn Harrold, and Austrian economics professor and co-author of “Das Ende (des Geldes)” Franz Hormann.



Presenter: Anna Brodskaya

Title: “Happiness in a Time of Uncertainty”

BIO: Anna Brodskaya has studied in New York, Milan, Cambridge and London. Increasing???? disillusioned with institutionalized education, she dropped out of school in 2011, becoming a devotee of nonviolence both in communication and action. She is an artist and regularly engages in various art-based community projects in Galway, Ireland, where she currently resides.

Host: Franky Muller

Franky Muller is a project-manager, educator and social-conscious activist. He began devoting more and more energy to social and environmental causes and their solutions in summer 2009. In the context of advocating for positive change on several Z-Days he particularly spoke out on the importance of education regarding the processes of nature and sociological aspects, hence human behaviour. As the National Coordinator for the German chapter he has authored several content related to TZM in his country and built up the Linguistic Team Germany which is part of the Linguistic Team International. Beside participating in many other educational projects he has organized several events for The Zeitgeist Movement during his volunteering to coordinate both TZM Chapter Germany and TZM Chapter Frankfurt, where he lives.

Presenter: Bert Zimpel

Title: “On the verge, traps for societal development”

BIO: Co-founder and board-member of Cape-Community, organizational developer, coach.

Bert is coming from an engineering perspective, recognizing the fatal problems in projects to be on a human and developmental level. Against this background, he intensively studied psychological and systemic backgrounds and developed ideas for new integral organizational development. Since in the economic life regularly essential parts of being are hidden, he co-founded and is member of the board of the Cape-Community e.V. whose primary goal is educational work to promote, develop, test and accompany new socio-ecological / socio-economic models of society. Distributed nuklei of a new society. Bert is “Expert Fellow” at the “Academy for Potential Development” (Akademie fur Potentialentfaltung). link http://cape-com­

Presenter: Abby Martin

Title: Video-Shout-Out

BIO: Abby Martin is an American journalist and presenter of The Empire Files, an investigative news program on the satellite network teleSUR English and You Tube. She was formerly the host of Breaking the Set on the Russian network RT America, working from the Washington, D.C. bureau. Before hosting her own show, she had worked for two years as a correspondent for RT America. Martin is also an artist and activist, and helped found the citizen journalism website Me­dia Roots. She serves on the board of directors for the Media Freedom Founda­tion which manages Project Censored. Martin appeared in the documentary film Project Censored The Movie: Ending the Reign of Junk Food News (2013), and co-directed 99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film (2013).



Presenter: Arjang Jameh

Title: 11 Functional Health: Adaptations for the 21st Century and Beyond”

BIO: Arjang has been a TZM NYC coordinator since 2013 and has contributed to the movement through public awareness events and musical performances. He is a holistic fitness practitioner and hopes to provide a new perspective regarding human health and fitness in a modern world.

Presenter: Lee Camp

Title: Video-Shout-Out

BIO: Lee Camp is a DC-born Comedian, Activist, Writer. He is the creator and host of the weekly comedy news show “Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp” on RT America. With reality now seeming like a Shakespearean comedy, in Lee’s perspective perhaps only comedy can truly bring truth to the people.

As a “This is not your grandparents’ satire program “Redacted Tonight” pro­vides weekly comedy news with a punch as it tackles all the real news stories the mainstream media failed to mention and provides new angles on the ones they do.

Presenter: Rowena Bernardo

Title: “Girlsquad: Dumping Consumerism Like An Old Boyfriend”

BIO: Rowena is an Innovation Engineer with Global Marketing Expertise in the Consumer sector. Though a graduate of mechanical engineering and trained in a family of inventors, Rowena served more than 25 years working in the con­sumer&. beauty industry employing marketing manipulation techniques to get into people’s head to consume more. After leaving the industry, she started an expose of the beauty business through her blog Beauty and the Bullshit, which was heralded as the the beauty business answer to “The Devil Wears Prada”. She is founder to a social enterprise that innovates towards graceful empow­erment, decreasing consumption yet acknowledging a person’s aspiration for beauty and improvement. “girlSQUAD: the anti-doom project. Dumping consum­erism like an old boyfriend” is an idea on how to make a value based thinking sexy for mass adaption. And make it stick for good … just like Mr. Right.

Presenter: Peter Joseph

Title: “Cybernetics”

BIO: Peter Joseph is known worldwide as the creator of the award-winning “Zeit­geist Film Series” and founder of the “The Zeitgeist Movement”. Peter has also lectured around the world, including the UK, Canada, America, Brazil &. Israel, on the subjects of cultural/social sustainability, the importance of critical thought, and the social role of the arts and scientific literacy. His work has been profiled in the New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Marker, Free Speech lY, The Young Turks, Hollywood Today, The Examiner and many other media outlets. He has participated in multiple TEDx Events and has worked with The Global Sum­mit. His most recent work is a book titled “The New Human Rights Movement”.

Presenter: Michael Kubler

Title: “Price of Zero Transition to an RBE”

BIO: South Australian TZM chapter founder Michael, describes himsett as ‘an innova­tive geek’ who wants to change the world of education. An avid TZM and renewable energy activist, as well as web developer, photographer and entrepreneur Michael will share some interesting thoughts on the transition to a Natural Law/Resource-Based Economy when he’s not filming the other presentations.

Presenter: Serf Doesborgh

Title: “TZM & Post-Work – Furthering the train of thought”

BIO: Serf Doesborgh is a graduate from the field of Science & Technology Studies (STS), focussing in his thesis on automation of labour and a basic income. He has been involved with the movement since the release of Zeitgeist Addendum in 2008, and became active as a coordinator in the Netherlands a couple of years ago.

His talk will present TZM’s train of thought in a nutshell and expand on it by pre­senting a possible transition phase called: Post-Work.

Presenter: Markus Kollotzek

Title: “Introducing: Green Net Project”

BIO: Markus Kollotzek, born in 1983, has a degree in Applied Computer Science and com­pleted a voluntary ecological year in the em-village “Sieben Linden”. He has since worked as a web developer and project manager for several IT companies.

Together with two other enthusiastic people Markus co-founded “green net project” in 2013 with the aim of networking the movement of change. Over several years this team established contacts with important players in the German-speaking world. The green net project regularly publishes blog articles about actors of change. More info: www.greennet­

Presenter: Timm Wille

Tltle: “Open Knowledge towards a Collaborative Society”

BIO: As an Open Source Hardware Activist, Mechanical Engineer for renewable energies Timm Wille is part of the Open Source Ecology network. Based in Berlin Germany he is

a coordinator and managing project engineer. Timm works on sustainable, modular and scalable solutions for an Open Source Circular Economy while he is organizing workshops & trainings in schools, universities and for organizations & sustainability events. His recent research is related to windturbines and technical documentation in Open Source Product Development. His goal: free access to knowledge as a fundamental human right!

The 2018 Main Event took place:

Kunstverein Familie Montez | Honsellstraße 7 | 60314 Frankfurt am Main



April 7th 2018

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