Fifteen Seconds Festival

The festival for curious minds

City center | Graz, Austria | September 30 - October 1, 2021

We educate the other way: Grow your network and learn from the brightest in business, innovation, and creativity.

Festival Topics 2021
Thinking the post-pandemic world

What comes? What stays? What goes? Fifteen Seconds Festival 2021 offers vital knowledge for your professional, entrepreneurial, and personal development with 15 thematic focal points that will shape the future in all areas of life – and are doing so already.

Business

Smart minds from various areas of business help you face forward and share their perspectives.

Main topics

  • Everything As A Service
  • Platform Economy
  • Green Tech
  • Female Leadership
  • Work-Life-Blending

Innovation

True innovation is more than just a buzzword. This is why we put emerging paradigm shifts on the agenda.

Main topics

  • Seamless Mobility
  • Crypto
  • Plant-Based
  • Smart City
  • Ungendered Lifestyle

Creativity

Concentrated creative power, set free on our stages. Where does the flow lead, and how will it change the world?

Main topics

  • Identity Design
  • Minimalism
  • Slow Culture
  • Do It Yourself
  • Beyond Plastic
Ideas over egos
Speakers 2021
Curious minds from different professions share their vision of the future. We will announce more than 100 speakers before the festival.
Updates on Fifteen Seconds Festival
Don’t miss out

The latest speaker announcements, program highlights, info about side events, and ticket updates: Sign up for your newsletter and stay up to date on everything about Fifteen Seconds Festival 2021.

Sign up
All over the city
Festival Stages

For the first time ever, Fifteen Seconds Festival 2021 takes place on and around Schlossberg, the city’s castle hill – on 8 stages and in more than 15 festival areas. Look forward to creative vibes, that charming old-town feeling, and sunshine galore.

Dom im Berg

Murinsel

Parkhouse

Heimatsaal

Dom im Berg

Murinsel

Parkhouse

Heimatsaal

Schubertkino

Kasematten

Schauspielhaus

Thalia

Schubertkino

Kasematten

Schauspielhaus

Thalia

SeptemberFS2021
Invest in yourself
Get your ticket now

A ticket to Fifteen Seconds Festival is an investment in yourself: fresh knowledge, new contacts, and an international community of future-oriented and open-minded people striving to push each other forward. Your passion for life-long learning isn’t just burning, it’s blazing? With us, it’s going to become a wildfire.

Festival Pass
  • 7 Festival Stages
  • 15+ Festival Areas
  • Talks & Networking
  • Side Events
  • Design Market Access
  • Drop-In Audio Access
Early Bird€199On Sale
Regular€399Not active yet
Get ticket now
Open ticket shop
Festival Pass +
Includes all benefits from the Festival Pass. Limited availability.

Exclusive Benefit: Access to the Plus Pass Area on Schloßberg

View Plus Pass Area

Early Bird€599On Sale
Regular€799Not active yet
Get ticket now
Open ticket shop

Other tickets

Talent Pass
The ticket for everyone under 24. Includes all benefits from the Festival Pass.

Ticket info

  • Due to the event rescheduling from 2020 to 2021 and the number of existing Talent Pass holders, this category is already sold out.
€49
Sold out
Sold out
Student Pass
For full-time students under 27. Includes all benefits from the Festival Pass.

Ticket Requirements

  • Due to the event rescheduling from 2020 to 2021 and the number of existing Student Pass holders, only a waiting list is available for this category.
€99
Request ticket now
Open ticket shop
We educate the other way
Our story

Curious minds: To us, they are people who continuously and passionately engage with new technologies, practices, and approaches. They never stop learning and tirelessly face the future head-on.

In 2014, we created Fifteen Seconds as a global platform at the intersection of business, innovation, and creativity that has since brought together more than 20,000 thinkers and makers from these areas in Graz. Together, they’ve shared ideas, pushed each other forward, and helped shape the future.