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Corporate Innovation
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Corporate Innovation, Business Transformation, Product Management and Process Management

Key Topics
  • Open & Crowd Innovation
  • Design Thinking & Gamification
  • Startup Ecosystems
  • Intellectual Property
Digital Transformation
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in IT, Digital Transformation, Digital Strategy, Engineering and Change Management

Key Topics
  • Digital Strategies
  • New IT Organization & Processes
  • Smart Factory
  • Digital Leadership
Big Data & Analytics
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Data Management, Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and Data Security

Key Topics
  • Behavioural Insights & eCommerce
  • Data & Revenue Growth
  • Real-Time Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21ST

8:45

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Tobias Badr Oudnia

Head of Innovation & Training Lab
eprimo
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Tobias Badr Oudnia

Head of Innovation & Training Lab
eprimo
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Matthias Schirrmacher

Program Lead Darmstadt goes Digital - Internal Digitalization
Merck Group
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Matthias Schirrmacher

Program Lead Darmstadt goes Digital - Internal Digitalization
Merck Group
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Esra Dogramaci

Senior Digital Editor
Deutsche Welle
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Esra Dogramaci

Senior Digital Editor
Deutsche Welle
Germany

This session is in English

9:00

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9:45

Take-Aways from 5 Years Startup Collaborations

Anna-Lena Lorenz

G4A U.S. Program Coordinator
Bayer
USA

This session is in English

Take-Aways from 5 Years Startup Collaborations

Anna-Lena Lorenz

G4A U.S. Program Coordinator
Bayer
USA

This session is in English

How to Transform a Traditional Mail-Order Business into a Digital Leader

Peter Bruhn

Senior Digital Advisor and Head of Digital Transformation
TAKKT
Germany

This session is in English

How to Transform a Traditional Mail-Order Business into a Digital Leader

Peter Bruhn

Senior Digital Advisor and Head of Digital Transformation
TAKKT
Germany

This session is in English

The Unbeatable Power of a Data Driven Approach

Pascal Smits

Global Head of Digital Growth
Philips Lighting

Geert Bullens

Business Engineer
IntoAction
Netherlands

This session is in English

The Unbeatable Power of a Data Driven Approach

This session is in English

10:30

Coffee Break with Networking

11:00

How Design Thinking And Satellite Based Service Innovations Are Transforming Global Enterprises

Dr. Sören Winkelmann

Global Corporate Brand and Analytics Manager
KWS Saat
Germany

This session is in English

How Design Thinking And Satellite Based Service Innovations Are Transforming Global Enterprises

Dr. Sören Winkelmann

Global Corporate Brand and Analytics Manager
KWS Saat
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Transformation Without Writing Code? Be Agile with Low-Code Platforms

Markus Alt

Chief Technical Evangelist
K2NE
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Transformation Without Writing Code? Be Agile with Low-Code Platforms

Markus Alt

Chief Technical Evangelist
K2NE
Germany

This session is in English

Big Data - After Lip Service: Making Digital Processes Scalable and Error-Tolerant

Bosse Küllenberg

Chief Digital Officer
Sparq Youpooly
U.S.A.

This session is in English

Big Data - After Lip Service: Making Digital Processes Scalable and Error-Tolerant

Bosse Küllenberg

Chief Digital Officer
Sparq Youpooly
U.S.A.

This session is in English

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can you build a strong relation between change management and innovation management?", led by Tobias Oudina, Head of Innovation & Training Lab, eprimo
2."What can you learn from a worldwide network of start-up-collaboration?", led by Anna-Lena Lorenz, Global Innovation Manager, Bayer
3."How can design thinking and satellite-based service innovations transform a global enterprise?", led by Dr. Sören Winkelmann, Global Corporate Brand and Analytics Manager, KWS Saat

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can you build a strong relation between change management and innovation management?", led by Tobias Oudina, Head of Innovation & Training Lab, eprimo
2."What can you learn from a worldwide network of start-up-collaboration?", led by Anna-Lena Lorenz, Global Innovation Manager, Bayer
3."How can design thinking and satellite-based service innovations transform a global enterprise?", led by Dr. Sören Winkelmann, Global Corporate Brand and Analytics Manager, KWS Saat

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

2."How can you transform a traditional business into a digital business?", led by Peter Bruhn, Senior Digital Advisor and Head of Digital Transformation, TAKKT
3."How can you transform your company without writing code?", led by Markus Atl, Chief Technical Evangelist, K2NE

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

2."How can you transform a traditional business into a digital business?", led by Peter Bruhn, Senior Digital Advisor and Head of Digital Transformation, TAKKT
3."How can you transform your company without writing code?", led by Markus Atl, Chief Technical Evangelist, K2NE

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can big data influence your product and what can you learn from it?", led by Bosse Küllenberg, CDO, youpooly
2."How can you leverage data in the digitalization of your organization?", led by Pascal Smits, Global Head of Digital, Philips, and Geert Bullens, Business Engineer, IntoAction

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can big data influence your product and what can you learn from it?", led by Bosse Küllenberg, CDO, youpooly
2."How can you leverage data in the digitalization of your organization?", led by Pascal Smits, Global Head of Digital, Philips, and Geert Bullens, Business Engineer, IntoAction

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

Hackathon, Lean Startup, Googlesprint: Startup Buzz or Way Forward

Michael Heimrich

Head of Innovation
Recaro Child Safety
Germany

This session is in English

Hackathon, Lean Startup, Googlesprint: Startup Buzz or Way Forward

Michael Heimrich

Head of Innovation
Recaro Child Safety
Germany

This session is in English

Are the Technology Skills in Your Organisation a Superpower or an Achilles Heel?

Ronald Mol

Regional Director
Pluralsight
Netherlands

This session is in English

Are the Technology Skills in Your Organisation a Superpower or an Achilles Heel?

Ronald Mol

Regional Director
Pluralsight
Netherlands

This session is in English

From Monolithic Search Applications towards Personalized Information Management Marts (PIMMs)

Aleksandar Kapisoda

Digital Design & Digital Production Officer
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma
Germany

This session is in English

From Monolithic Search Applications towards Personalized Information Management Marts (PIMMs)

Aleksandar Kapisoda

Digital Design & Digital Production Officer
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma
Germany

This session is in English

14:45

Brainstorming - Go to Hell!

Julia Gumula

Researcher and Ideation Expert
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Germany

This session is in English

Brainstorming - Go to Hell!

Julia Gumula

Researcher and Ideation Expert
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Germany

This session is in English

How to Incorporate Digitalization into Corporate Culture

Matthias Schirrmacher

Program Lead Darmstadt goes Digital - Internal Digitalization
Merck Group
Germany

This session is in English

How to Incorporate Digitalization into Corporate Culture

Matthias Schirrmacher

Program Lead Darmstadt goes Digital - Internal Digitalization
Merck Group
Germany

This session is in English

Augmented Reality on Consumer Devices: A Case Study

Stefan Biermann

Head of Sales Innovations
BMW Group
Germany

This session is in English

Augmented Reality on Consumer Devices: A Case Study

Stefan Biermann

Head of Sales Innovations
BMW Group
Germany

This session is in English

15:30

Coffee Break with Networking

16:00

What Makes Digital Transformation Different in Public Service Media

Ezra Eeman

Head of Digital
European Broadcasting Union
Switzerland

This session is in English

What Makes Digital Transformation Different in Public Service Media

Ezra Eeman

Head of Digital
European Broadcasting Union
Switzerland

This session is in English

Riding the Second Wave of Artificial Intelligence

Hendrik Preis

Specialist and Team Lead "Smart Services"
ORBIS AG
Germany

This session is in English

Riding the Second Wave of Artificial Intelligence

Hendrik Preis

Specialist and Team Lead "Smart Services"
ORBIS AG
Germany

This session is in English

IDMS – with Identity-as-a-Service Securely to the Digital Future

Dr. Andreas Wilke

Innovation Developer - Digitized Smart Materials
Bundesdruckerei
Germany

Dr. Georg Loepp

Account & Innovation Director
Cegeka
Deutschland

This session is in English

IDMS – with Identity-as-a-Service Securely to the Digital Future

This session is in English

16:45

Open Source Innovations - Transportation Drone Case Study

Alfred Lief

Senior Manager Future AUS Solutions
Airbus Defence and Space
Germany

This session is in English

Open Source Innovations - Transportation Drone Case Study

Alfred Lief

Senior Manager Future AUS Solutions
Airbus Defence and Space
Germany

This session is in English

A New Way of Working - Transformation into a Digital Culture

Roman Schwarze

Head of Journey Management / Digital Campus / Group Strategy
Commerzbank
Germany

This session is in English

A New Way of Working - Transformation into a Digital Culture

Roman Schwarze

Head of Journey Management / Digital Campus / Group Strategy
Commerzbank
Germany

This session is in English

Which Are The Right Data, and How Do You Analyze Them?

Esra Dogramaci

Senior Digital Editor
Deutsche Welle
Germany

This session is in English

Which Are The Right Data, and How Do You Analyze Them?

Esra Dogramaci

Senior Digital Editor
Deutsche Welle
Germany

This session is in English

17:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

1."How can Googlesprint and Hackathon bring a progress?", ley by Michael Heimrich, Head of Innovation, Recaro Child Safety
2."How can enterprises use open source designs for innovations?", led by Alfred Lief, Senior Manager Future AUS Solutions, Airbus Space and Defence

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

1."How can Googlesprint and Hackathon bring a progress?", ley by Michael Heimrich, Head of Innovation, Recaro Child Safety
2."How can enterprises use open source designs for innovations?", led by Alfred Lief, Senior Manager Future AUS Solutions, Airbus Space and Defence

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

1."How can you prepare the corporate culture for the digital transformation?", led by Michael Schirrmacher, Project Lead Darmstadt goes Digital, Merck Group
2."How can an enterprise become digital?", led by Roman Schwarze, Head of Journey Management / Digital Campus / Group Strategy, Commerzbank

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

1."How can you prepare the corporate culture for the digital transformation?", led by Michael Schirrmacher, Project Lead Darmstadt goes Digital, Merck Group
2."How can an enterprise become digital?", led by Roman Schwarze, Head of Journey Management / Digital Campus / Group Strategy, Commerzbank

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

1."How can you use personalized information management marts?", led by Aleksander Kapisoda, Digital Design & Digital Production Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim
2."How can IDMS be used as a secure service?", led by Dr. Manfred Paeschke, Chief Visionary Officer, Bundesdruckerei, and Dr. Loepp, Account & Innovation Director, Cegeka
3. How do you bring augmented reality onto consumer devices?, led by Stefan Biermann, Head of Sales Innovations, BMW Group

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

1."How can you use personalized information management marts?", led by Aleksander Kapisoda, Digital Design & Digital Production Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim
2."How can IDMS be used as a secure service?", led by Dr. Manfred Paeschke, Chief Visionary Officer, Bundesdruckerei, and Dr. Loepp, Account & Innovation Director, Cegeka
3. How do you bring augmented reality onto consumer devices?, led by Stefan Biermann, Head of Sales Innovations, BMW Group

18:30

360° Measurement of Customer Satisfaction with Real Time Big Data

This session is in English

19:00

Summary of the First Day by the Chairmen of all Streams

19:15

Evening Reception with Sparkling Wine, Snacks and Networking

Engage in Exciting Conversations. Strengthen your network after a day full of knowledge sharing, groundbreaking presentations, and interesting conversations. Join delegates and speakers in the relaxed atmosphere of the event venue.

This session is in English

THURSDAY, MARCH 22ND

8:45

Introduction by manetch

9:00

How to Radically Transform the Business

Oliver Weinmann

Managing Director
Vattenfall Europe Innovation
Germany

This session is in English

9:45

Benefit from Digital Transformation by extending your Business Ecosystem

Markus Mayer

Director Customer Services Germany
Axway

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

Challenges in Corporate Innovation: Implementing Less "Sexy", More Pragmatic Initiatives

Naveed Tariq

Head of Business Operation, Innovation
innogy Innovation Hub - RWE Group
Germany

This session is in English

Challenges in Corporate Innovation: Implementing Less "Sexy", More Pragmatic Initiatives

Naveed Tariq

Head of Business Operation, Innovation
innogy Innovation Hub - RWE Group
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Transformation: How to Make an Enterprise as Dynamic as a Start-Up

Patrick Prüss

Leiter Produktmanagement Haftpflicht & Unfall / Digital Officer GA
Gothaer Versicherungen
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Transformation: How to Make an Enterprise as Dynamic as a Start-Up

Patrick Prüss

Leiter Produktmanagement Haftpflicht & Unfall / Digital Officer GA
Gothaer Versicherungen
Germany

This session is in English

Data & Revenue Growth: How to Handle and Overcome Obstacles

Casimir Ortlieb

Chief Digital Officer
e.GO Mobile
Germany

This session is in English

Data & Revenue Growth: How to Handle and Overcome Obstacles

Casimir Ortlieb

Chief Digital Officer
e.GO Mobile
Germany

This session is in English

11:30

How to Set Up an Intrapreneurship Program

Anne Blaschke

Project Manager New Digital Business
DB Digital Ventures
Germany

This session is in English

How to Set Up an Intrapreneurship Program

Anne Blaschke

Project Manager New Digital Business
DB Digital Ventures
Germany

This session is in English

Social Customer Care is The New Marketing: Reach, Engage, and Listen to Customers at Scale

Christoph Jourdan

Senior Solution Consultant
Sprinklr
Germany

This session is in English

Social Customer Care is The New Marketing: Reach, Engage, and Listen to Customers at Scale

Christoph Jourdan

Senior Solution Consultant
Sprinklr
Germany

This session is in English

How to Use Data Analytics to Decode Human Interactions and Audience Engagement

Michael Wilkinson

Head of Digital Change
CLIC Sargent
United Kingdom

This session is in English

How to Use Data Analytics to Decode Human Interactions and Audience Engagement

Michael Wilkinson

Head of Digital Change
CLIC Sargent
United Kingdom

This session is in English

12:15

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can organizations prioritize innovation?", led by Naveed Tariq, Head of Business Operation, Innovation, innogy Innovation Hub
2."How to create and execute intrapreneurship programmes?", led by Anne Blaschke, Project Manager New Digital Business, DB Digital Ventures

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can organizations prioritize innovation?", led by Naveed Tariq, Head of Business Operation, Innovation, innogy Innovation Hub
2."How to create and execute intrapreneurship programmes?", led by Anne Blaschke, Project Manager New Digital Business, DB Digital Ventures

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can you encourage an internal start-up spirit?", led by Patrick Prüss, Head of Product Management & Digital Officer GA, Gothaer Versicherungen

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can you encourage an internal start-up spirit?", led by Patrick Prüss, Head of Product Management & Digital Officer GA, Gothaer Versicherungen

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can companies use behavioral insights to develop better products and strategies?", led by Michael Wilkinson, Head of Digital Change, CLIC Sarge
2."How can you handle growth in data and revenue?", led by Casimir Ortlieb, Chief Digital Officer, e.go Mobile

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can companies use behavioral insights to develop better products and strategies?", led by Michael Wilkinson, Head of Digital Change, CLIC Sarge
2."How can you handle growth in data and revenue?", led by Casimir Ortlieb, Chief Digital Officer, e.go Mobile

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

Innovation Networks: Development - Planning - Management

Daniela Baudisch

Global Innovation Manager
DB Schenker
Germany

This session is in English

Innovation Networks: Development - Planning - Management

Daniela Baudisch

Global Innovation Manager
DB Schenker
Germany

This session is in English

Insights Into The Digitisation - The Client Interface

Dr. Karsten Kemeter

Head of Digital Customer Products
Deutsche Bahn Fernverkehr
Germany

This session is in English

Insights Into The Digitisation - The Client Interface

Dr. Karsten Kemeter

Head of Digital Customer Products
Deutsche Bahn Fernverkehr
Germany

This session is in English

Please Visit One of the Two Parallel Presentations or Give us Your Feedback in the Testimonial Pavilion

15:15

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."What are the key factors of success for an internal innovation network?", led by Daniela Baudisch, Global Innovation Manager, DB Schenker

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."What are the key factors of success for an internal innovation network?", led by Daniela Baudisch, Global Innovation Manager, DB Schenker

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can you create a successful customer interface?", led by Karsten Kemeter, Head of Digital Customer Products, Deutsche Bahn

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

1."How can you create a successful customer interface?", led by Karsten Kemeter, Head of Digital Customer Products, Deutsche Bahn

Please Visit One of the Two Parallel Presentations or Give us Your Feedback in the Testimonial Pavilion

16:00

End of the Conference with Summary, Coffee and Networking

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST

15:45

Understanding Customer Issues by Talking About Digitalization

This session is in English

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