IBRA stage

IBRA 2023: Programme IBRA Stage, glass foyer in front of the entrance to Hall 8

The IBRA Stage awaits visitors as early as 11 am on 25 May 2023 for the opening ceremony. Afterwards, it will be the focal point of numerous presentations by renowned experts on various exciting topics. The IBRA stage is located in the so-called glass foyer in front of the entrance to Hall 8 (Trade Fair Hall of Commerce) and up to 100 visitors can be seated there so that they can relax and listen to the speakers. After all, there are 18 lectures on the four exhibition days, as a rule probably digitally illustrated, which also take up the completely unusual.

25 May 2023 (Thursday)

13.00-13.45 hrs:
Lecture: Dr. Andreas Hahn: Mythos Germania

14.00-14.45 hrs:
Lecture: Tobias Huylmans: Auditing - why throw money at an auditor?

15.00-16.00 hrs:
Deutsche Post: Lecture and signature action with stamp designer Jan-Niklas Kröger (graphic designer of the special postage stamp "International Stamp Exhibition IBRA 2023"), followed by the opportunity to get autographs.

16.00-18.00 hrs:
Presentation: Dieter Michelson / Karl Louis (Global Philatelic Network):
Book presentations Edition d'Or a.o.

26 May 2023 (Friday)

11.00-11.45 hrs:
Panel discussion "My Ruhr Area" with Bernd Röttgers: artist and designer of the IBRA documents (moderated by Peter Platz). Afterwards there will be the opportunity to get autographs.

12.00-12.45 hrs:
Lecture: Dieter Michelson: Auctions - successful bidding and consignment

13.00-13.45 hrs:
Lecture: Bernd Meyer (Deutsche Post): A good connection of the classic with the digital world

14.00-14.45 hrs:
Lecture: Michael Hilbertz (Global Philatelic Network): Auctions - dividing a significant collection for auction using the example of the ERIVAN collection.

15.00-15.45 hrs:
Lecture: Karl Louis (Global Philatelic Network): The Stamp - An Alternative Investment?

16.00-17.00 hrs:
The stamp with matrix code - A good combination of the classic and the digital world.

27 May 2023 (Saturday)

11.00-12.00 hrs:
What do you still need stamps for today? Panel discussion with representatives of the postal service, politics and collectors (moderated by Eric Scherer).

12.00-12.45 hrs:
Lecture: Axel Dörrenbach (Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner): You don't have to have everything complete ..., but as a real collector you always push the envelope

13.00-13.45 hrs:
Presentation: Jan Billion: Award ceremony for the choice of the most beautiful stamp in Europe 2021

14.00-14.45 hrs:
Presentation: Axel Dörrenbach (Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner): Collect, search, speculate - The stamp as a financial investment object

15.00-16.00 hrs:
Lecture: Bernd Meyer (Deutsche Post): The stamp with matrix code - A good combination of the classic and the digital world.

16.00-16.45 hrs:
Lecture: Damian Läge: Exhibiting successfully, but how?

28 May 2023 (Sunday)

10.00-11.00 hrs:
Emile Espen (Post Luxembourg): Post Europe - Presentation of the initiative

11.00-11.45 hrs:
German Philatelic Youth: auction for children and youth, honouring of exhibitors - awarding of IBRA promotional prizes for the best youth exhibits in the three classes of the competition by DPhJ President Heinz Wenz and prize sponsor Rüdiger Weng.

12.00-12.45 hrs:
Lecture: Karl Louis (Global Philatelic Network): Provenances and registries - added value or frippery?

13.00-14.00 hrs:
Lecture: Lars Böttger: Watch out for online providers