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Podium 2008 Introduction

An Introduction: Excerpt from the Podium Event "Zukunftssuche - wer traut sich?", 2008

The video is an introduction to the Podium event entitled, "Zukunftssuche - wer traut sich?" [Translation: "Searching for the Future: Who Dares?"] The event took place at LORENZ HQ in Frankfurt/Main (Germany) on the 15th November 2008. The excerpt contains material from the introduction.

Please note that video extract requires Apple Quicktime Player 7 or higher. The extract is in German language. LORENZ is also working on digitally remastering all available video material on previous forums. These will be available for streaming to LORENZ customers.