Panels & Events

Find here the newest information what will be going on at VIECC 2016 in the panels & events section.


The TIE FIGHTER from Episode VII is coming to Vienna!

Don't miss the life-size TIE Fighter from Episode VII, which will welcome the VIECC fans in hall D. With a height of approximately 6.5 m and a width of about 7m it is gigantic!

Xbox, Zombie and Christmas!

Dead Rising 4

Take a look on the Highlights of the Xbox winter with the Austrian Xbox Team. Escape in the World of "Dead Rising 4" - the zombie game which won't be available before December!

Sunday, 20th November 2016, 16:00 - 17:00
Main Stage


Hitman just finished its season finale and developer Io-Interactive finally breaks the silence around it’s unique ways of storytelling and creating the very first AAA episodic game. Main writer Michael Vogt will give an exclusive insight on what it takes to create an epic storyline, while Lead Online Game Designer Torben Ellert will go into great detail about the art and craftsmanship that is needed to translate this journey into unique gameplay moments. The panel will be hosted by Io-Interactive's Global Brand PR Sven Liebold. Expect some surprises as the people behind Agent 47 will grant you an exclusive look behind the curtains.


Saturday, 19th November 2016, 16:00 - 17:00
Main Stage

“Independence Day: Resurgence” Panel

The spaceships of the blockbuster movie Independence Day: Resurgence were designed in Vienna!

The Viennese Design Studio WIDESHOT led by Johannes Mücke which was already part of the team making “The World’s end” in 2012 was again heavily involved in designing the special effects of Independence Day: Resurgence. Get insights into the work of an Entertainment Designer at the panel discussion on the main stage!


Saturday, 19th November 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Main Stage

Grab a photo with Aguilar aka Rick Boer on the VIECC in Hall D!


With a revolutionary technology that decrypts his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestors Aguilar in Spain of the 15th century. Callum realizes that he is a descended from the mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and accumulates incredible knowledge and skills to confront the oppressive and powerful Templar Order in the present.

The main roles in ASSASSIN'S CREED are played by Academy Award Nominee Michael Fassbender (X-Men: future is the past, 12 Years a Slave) and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises, La Vie en Rose). Justin Kurzel (Snowtown, Macbeth) is directing. The film is produced by New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and Kennedy / Marshall, co-financed by RATPAC Entertainment and AlphaPictures and 20th Century Fox brought into the cinemas.

ASSASSIN'S CREED will start on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 only in the movies. In 3D.


Experience "Steamtown" live!

The Author of "Steamtown" (a Steampunk/Pulp Crime Novel), Carsten Steenbergen will be part of VIECC together with actor and speaker Detlef Tams.

Experience the live-program of "Steamtown" at the VIECC stage and meet both of our guests in person at the show floor.

Saturday, 19th November 2016, 18:00 - 19:00
Panel Stage

Sunday, 20th November 2016, 14:00 - 15:00
Panel Stage

Masters of Dirt

Masters of Dirt

Masters of Dirt offers you a unique experience: feel like a pro FMX rider who pulls off a backflip over a distance of 21 meters! Get on the FMX bike, put on the VR headset and let's rumble!

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