(FH) Andreas Bickel
is currently active as the head of technology, research and development
for the Gerriets Company. Previously, after studying theatre- and entertainment
technology at the “Beuth Hochschule für Technik, Berlin” he worked for over 10 years with stage
construction companies such as Bosch Rexroth AG
as project manager for stage technology, inter alia for the renovation of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow and later as head of mechanical engineering of stage technology. Before and during his studies he gained over 10 years of practical experience at Bayrischer Rundfunk, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin. Since 2004, he has actively collaborated within national standardization committees of DIN NVBF, since 2008 in the role of chairman and as of 2014 chairman of the European standardization committee CEN/TC 433 Entertainment Technology.