Mareike Dittmer is one of the chairmen of the 9th Futurological Congress. Trained in cultural studies and communication at UDK Berlin, she started working with frieze in 1999 and is currently associate publisher of frieze magazine. Together with Jörg Heiser she founded the frieze berlin office in 2001. Over the years Mareike has been involved with a number of exhibition projects, at Kunsthalle (Nürnberg), Silberkuppe (Berlin), Serpentine Gallery (London), Gregor Staiger (Zürich), Karma International (Zürich) and Sassa Trülzsch (Berlin) amongst others. Latest publications include mono.kultur’s spring issue 2016 ‘W is for White. The A-Z of Edmund de Waal’. Since 2011 Mareike is also part of the editorial team of the Berlin based interview magazine. She lives in Berlin, Germany.