Kai Gärtner studied computer science at Humboldt-University. At the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society he is responsible for the workflow as well as for network and IT systems, since 2014. From September 2018 till the end of 2019 he was the leader of the project “Digital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe” as part of the research group Global Constitutionalism and the Internet. In 2020 he became part of the AI & Society Lab as a project manager.
Recently he worked for the Computer and Media Service at the Humboldt-University in a project migrating the administration to Windows 7. Before then he worked at the library’s IT departement at Humboldt-University as a web developer.
In his spare time, he tries to improve society with technology. From 2015 till 2017 he was one of the founders for a plattform called Schnell-Helfen, which coordinated volunteers in refugee shelters in Berlin. In march 2019 he participated as a case provider at the first Open Health HackAdemy, aiming to provide open source hardware for people with disabilities.
Moderation of workshops and panelsDigital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe
Advocate Europe Network Meeting. MitOst e.V.. Vetrinjski Dvor, Maribor, Slovenia: 23.11.2018
Kai GärtnerDigital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe
Preisverleihung: Wettbewerb demokratie.io. betterplace lab, BMFSFJ. Mozilla Foundation, Berlin, Germany: 15.11.2018
Kai Gärtner, Konstantinos Tsakiliotis
Organisation of eventsDigitaler Salon: E-dentifiziert?
24.04.2019. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: KOOPERATIVE Berlin (National) Further information
Kai GärtnerUnsere Demokratie zukünftig dem Zufall überlassen?
31.01.2019. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Deutschland (National) Further information
Teresa Völker, Kai Gärtner, Ingolf PerniceFake News, Online disinformation and democratic processes in Europe
11.01.2019. Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) (International) Further information
Jacek Wiland, Konstantinos Tsakiliotis, Kai Gärtner, Ingolf PerniceDigital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe Kick-Off Event
Kick-Off Event: Digital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe. 20.08.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (International)
Konstantinos Tsakiliotis, Teresa Völker, Björn Scheuermann, Monique Morrow, Christian Djeffal, Julian Hölzel, Kai Gärtner, Jörg Pohle, Ingolf Pernice
Participation as expertProject presentation DECiDe
Demokratie digital, Teilhabe real betterplace lab. bUm Berlin, Berlin, Germany: 21.11.2019 Further information
Kai GärtnerProject presentation DECiDe
Liquid Tank Liquid Democracy e.V.. Liquid Democracy e.V., Berlin, Germany: 15.05.2019 Further information