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MONDAY, JUNE 13TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

Keynote Presentation in the InterAct Hall: The Bots Are Coming – The Next Step in Social Media Engagement, Thomas Wilde, Chief Executive Officer, BIG Social Media

10:00

Digitization – Driving Collaboration to a new Level?!

Oliver Blueher

Country Manager DACH & Nordics
Dropbox
Germany

This session is in English

Digitization – Driving Collaboration to a new Level?!

Oliver Blueher

Country Manager DACH & Nordics
Dropbox
Germany

This session is in English

The Increasing Importance of Data and Analytics for Effective Customer Engagement and Experience

André Guyer

Head Digital Transformation
Zurich Insurance Company
Switzerland

This session is in English

The Increasing Importance of Data and Analytics for Effective Customer Engagement and Experience

André Guyer

Head Digital Transformation
Zurich Insurance Company
Switzerland

This session is in English

Combining Social and Digital Learning: A Blended Approach

Christian Frey

Head Digital Learning & New Technologies
Sika Services
Switzerland

This session is in English

Combining Social and Digital Learning: A Blended Approach

Christian Frey

Head Digital Learning & New Technologies
Sika Services
Switzerland

This session is in English

10:45

How to Connect Mobile Devices to your Existing Infrastructure and Boost Mobile Productivity for Internals as well as Externals

Yasemin Ünalmis

Account Manager
Cortado Mobile Solutions GmbH
Germany

This session is in English

How to Connect Mobile Devices to your Existing Infrastructure and Boost Mobile Productivity for Internals as well as Externals

Yasemin Ünalmis

Account Manager
Cortado Mobile Solutions GmbH
Germany

This session is in English

Was sind die wesentlichen Erfolgsfaktoren, um ihre Kunden konsequent in den Mittelpunkt zu stellen?

Boris Bohn

Niederlassungsleiter Frankfurt am Main
ARITHNEA GmbH
Germany

This session is in German

Was sind die wesentlichen Erfolgsfaktoren, um ihre Kunden konsequent in den Mittelpunkt zu stellen?

Boris Bohn

Niederlassungsleiter Frankfurt am Main
ARITHNEA GmbH
Germany

This session is in German

The Human Part of Digital Readiness: Learning Management 4.0

Götz Piwinger

Chief Digital Officer
ML Gruppe
Germany

This session is in English

The Human Part of Digital Readiness: Learning Management 4.0

Götz Piwinger

Chief Digital Officer
ML Gruppe
Germany

This session is in English

11:30

Coffee break with networking

12:00

Are We Ready for the Mobile Intranet?

Susan Quain

Senior Internal Digital Channels Manager
Transport for London
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Are We Ready for the Mobile Intranet?

Susan Quain

Senior Internal Digital Channels Manager
Transport for London
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Keine Angst vor YouTube! Best Practices im Video-Marketing

Astrid Deilmann

Director Digital Communication
WWF Deutschland
Germany

This session is in German

Keine Angst vor YouTube! Best Practices im Video-Marketing

Astrid Deilmann

Director Digital Communication
WWF Deutschland
Germany

This session is in German

Digital Transformation – A Combination of Technology and Culture

Klaus-Peter Fett

Head of Innovation & Collaboration Google for Work
Google
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Transformation – A Combination of Technology and Culture

Klaus-Peter Fett

Head of Innovation & Collaboration Google for Work
Google
Germany

This session is in English

12:45

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

11 - How Do You Digitize Management Communications? – Approaches and Tools
12 - How Can You Make Your Mobile Intranet Successful?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

11 - How Do You Digitize Management Communications? – Approaches and Tools
12 - How Can You Make Your Mobile Intranet Successful?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

14 - Mobile Communication – Wie können Apps Vertrieb und Kommunikation sinnvoll ergänzen?

15 - Digitale Transformation? Nicht das Warum ist entscheidend, sondern das Wie!

16 - Online Marketing: Datenschutz ist (k)eine Spaßbremse!?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

14 - Mobile Communication – Wie können Apps Vertrieb und Kommunikation sinnvoll ergänzen?

15 - Digitale Transformation? Nicht das Warum ist entscheidend, sondern das Wie!

16 - Online Marketing: Datenschutz ist (k)eine Spaßbremse!?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

17 - Digital Learning and Social Intranet: How Do You Bring Them Together?
18 - Digital Transformation – How Do You Combine Technology and Culture?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

17 - Digital Learning and Social Intranet: How Do You Bring Them Together?
18 - Digital Transformation – How Do You Combine Technology and Culture?

13:30

Lunch with networking

15:00

User Experience (UX) Matters – How to Increase Users’ Satisfaction

Luca Di Bari

Senior Internal Communication Manager
Unicredit
Italy

This session is in English

User Experience (UX) Matters – How to Increase Users’ Satisfaction

Luca Di Bari

Senior Internal Communication Manager
Unicredit
Italy

This session is in English

Digital Customer Experience – Notwendiges Übel oder Baustein für zukünftiges Wachstum?

Claus Hammer

Online Platforms Expert
Daimler Business Unit Mercedes-Benz Vans
Deutschland

This session is in German

Digital Customer Experience – Notwendiges Übel oder Baustein für zukünftiges Wachstum?

Claus Hammer

Online Platforms Expert
Daimler Business Unit Mercedes-Benz Vans
Deutschland

This session is in German

Developing a Culture of Engagement

Lawler Kang

Chief People Officer
Rue La La
United States of America

This session is in English

Developing a Culture of Engagement

Lawler Kang

Chief People Officer
Rue La La
United States of America

This session is in English

15:45

Digital Employee Engagement as Prerequisite for a Positive Collaboration Experience

This session is in English

Die Customer Experience beginnt im Unternehmen – Wenn Mitarbeiter zu internen Kunden werden

Nadine Stutz

Senior Consultant Digital Strategy & Social Media
Raiffeisen Schweiz
Switzerland

This session is in German

Die Customer Experience beginnt im Unternehmen – Wenn Mitarbeiter zu internen Kunden werden

Nadine Stutz

Senior Consultant Digital Strategy & Social Media
Raiffeisen Schweiz
Switzerland

This session is in German

Informieren, motivieren und führen – Change Kommunikation

Oliver Gadow

Head of Sales & Marketing
simpleshow
Germany

This session is in German

Informieren, motivieren und führen – Change Kommunikation

Oliver Gadow

Head of Sales & Marketing
simpleshow
Germany

This session is in German

16:30

Coffee break with networking

17:00

Digitale Transformation – eine Chance für HR?

René Walz

Head Process and Tool Management
Schindler
Switzerland

This session is in German

Digitale Transformation – eine Chance für HR?

René Walz

Head Process and Tool Management
Schindler
Switzerland

This session is in German

Digital Transformation for Customer Experience

Shivaji Dasgupta

Senior Management, Digital Innovation
Versicherungskammer Bayern
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Transformation for Customer Experience

Shivaji Dasgupta

Senior Management, Digital Innovation
Versicherungskammer Bayern
Germany

This session is in English

Change Leadership – Five Steps to Delivering Change Effectively

Steph Oerton

Director Leadership Culture Engagement
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Change Leadership – Five Steps to Delivering Change Effectively

Steph Oerton

Director Leadership Culture Engagement
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
United Kingdom

This session is in English

17:45

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

21 - How Do You Optimize User Experience in Internal Communications and Platforms?
22 - New Work Concepts: How Do You Manage the Change of the Workplace?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

21 - How Do You Optimize User Experience in Internal Communications and Platforms?
22 - New Work Concepts: How Do You Manage the Change of the Workplace?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

25 - What are the Best Practices for Digital Content Marketing in Brand Communications?
26 - How Do You Maximize Budget Allocation of Customer Attribution and Profit?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

25 - What are the Best Practices for Digital Content Marketing in Brand Communications?
26 - How Do You Maximize Budget Allocation of Customer Attribution and Profit?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

27 - What can We Learn from Trust and Change Communication in Enterprise Social Networks?
28 - How Do You Lead Change?
29 - How Do You Create an Engagement Culture?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

27 - What can We Learn from Trust and Change Communication in Enterprise Social Networks?
28 - How Do You Lead Change?
29 - How Do You Create an Engagement Culture?

18:30

Keynote Presentation and Evening Reception in the InterAct Hall: Digital Transformation - Learning from the Digital Leaders, Oliver Blueher, Country Manager DACH & Nordics, Dropbox

TUESDAY, JUNE 14TH

8:30

Keynote Presentation in the InterAct Hall: How to Create a Digital Strategy which Engages the Young, the Indifferent and Those who quite Like You already, Mark Lister, Chief Digital Officer, Ness, Germany

9:15

Internal Communication Channels in 2016 – a Formula for Success

Gordon Dowall-Potter

Group Head of Internal Communications
Kier Group
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Internal Communication Channels in 2016 – a Formula for Success

Gordon Dowall-Potter

Group Head of Internal Communications
Kier Group
United Kingdom

This session is in English

More Time with the Customer, Mobilizing & Digitalizing the Salesforce

Jonas Hagner

ICT Director
Vaasan
Finland

This session is in English

More Time with the Customer, Mobilizing & Digitalizing the Salesforce

Jonas Hagner

ICT Director
Vaasan
Finland

This session is in English

Den Erwartungen der Mitarbeiter gerecht werden: Richtig digitalisieren!

Sylvia Beider

Head of Marketing
Global Drinks Partnership
Germany

This session is in German

Den Erwartungen der Mitarbeiter gerecht werden: Richtig digitalisieren!

Sylvia Beider

Head of Marketing
Global Drinks Partnership
Germany

This session is in German

10:00

Datenschutz und vertragsrechtliche Herausforderungen bei IT-Leistungen im HR-Bereich

André Schmidt

Rechtsanwalt
Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft
Germany

This session is in German

Datenschutz und vertragsrechtliche Herausforderungen bei IT-Leistungen im HR-Bereich

André Schmidt

Rechtsanwalt
Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft
Germany

This session is in German

Digital Transformation: Digital Content Marketing Best Practices in the New Brand Communication

This session is in English

Wandel in der Arbeitskultur: Change Management als aktiver Teil eines neuen Arbeitsplatzkonzeptes

Hugo Lombriser

Project Leader New Workplaces
Credit Suisse
Switzerland

This session is in German

Wandel in der Arbeitskultur: Change Management als aktiver Teil eines neuen Arbeitsplatzkonzeptes

Hugo Lombriser

Project Leader New Workplaces
Credit Suisse
Switzerland

This session is in German

10:45

Coffee break with networking

11:15

Visualising the Future IKEA Workplace

George Muir

Process Developer
IKEA Services
Germany

This session is in English

Visualising the Future IKEA Workplace

George Muir

Process Developer
IKEA Services
Germany

This session is in English

Interne Veränderungen der Strukturen um extern erfolgreich zu sein

Christian Ammer

Leiter Vertrieb
Wien Energie
Österreich

This session is in German

Interne Veränderungen der Strukturen um extern erfolgreich zu sein

Christian Ammer

Leiter Vertrieb
Wien Energie
Österreich

This session is in German

M&A Integration – Practical Ways to Make the Complex Simple

Suzy Cross

Corporate Communications and Change Lead
Kier Group
United Kingdom

This session is in English

M&A Integration – Practical Ways to Make the Complex Simple

Suzy Cross

Corporate Communications and Change Lead
Kier Group
United Kingdom

This session is in English

12:00

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

31 - Where Do You Start a Digital Transformation and How Do You Know You Are Doing it Right?
32 - What are the Best Practices for Improving Internal Communications Channels?
33 - Content, Collaboration & Generation X-Y-Z: How Does The Digital Workplace of the Future Look Like?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

31 - Where Do You Start a Digital Transformation and How Do You Know You Are Doing it Right?
32 - What are the Best Practices for Improving Internal Communications Channels?
33 - Content, Collaboration & Generation X-Y-Z: How Does The Digital Workplace of the Future Look Like?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

34 - Content Marketing – Buzz Word oder Erfolgsgarant? Worauf es ankommt, um mit Inhalten die richtigen Zielgruppen zu erreichen
35 - How Do You Combine All Communications Channels in Digital Transformation?
36 - What Are the Social Content Management Best Practices?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

34 - Content Marketing – Buzz Word oder Erfolgsgarant? Worauf es ankommt, um mit Inhalten die richtigen Zielgruppen zu erreichen
35 - How Do You Combine All Communications Channels in Digital Transformation?
36 - What Are the Social Content Management Best Practices?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

37 - How Do You Implement Worldwide Transformation through Digital Environments?
38 - What are the Dos and Don'ts of Managing Change?

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward. Possible topics include:

37 - How Do You Implement Worldwide Transformation through Digital Environments?
38 - What are the Dos and Don'ts of Managing Change?

12:45

Lunch with networking

14:15

Natural Born Advocates: People Have the Power

Marco Re

Senior Internal & Online Communication Manager
UniCredit
Italy

This session is in English

Natural Born Advocates: People Have the Power

Marco Re

Senior Internal & Online Communication Manager
UniCredit
Italy

This session is in English

Verkaufsförderung durch zielgerichtetes B2B Influencer Marketing

Verena Gärtner

Teamleitung Verkaufsförderung
Kaldewei
Germany

Jerome Stirmann

Online Marketing Expert
Kaldewei
Germany

This session is in German

Verkaufsförderung durch zielgerichtetes B2B Influencer Marketing

This session is in German

Dialog Statt Propaganda: Neue Alte Formate der Internen Kommunication

Christian Chua

Dialog and Communications Expert
KfW Bankengruppe
Germany

This session is in German

Dialog Statt Propaganda: Neue Alte Formate der Internen Kommunication

Christian Chua

Dialog and Communications Expert
KfW Bankengruppe
Germany

This session is in German

15:00

Social Collaboration in the Workplace and its Link to Engagement and Innovation

Den Carter

Head of Internal Communications and Employee Engagement
Virgin Trains
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Social Collaboration in the Workplace and its Link to Engagement and Innovation

Den Carter

Head of Internal Communications and Employee Engagement
Virgin Trains
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Community Building vs. Sales – Gratwanderungen im Social Media Content Mix

Johanna Holzer

Social Media Specialist
IKEA Austria
Austria

This session is in German

Community Building vs. Sales – Gratwanderungen im Social Media Content Mix

Johanna Holzer

Social Media Specialist
IKEA Austria
Austria

This session is in German

Zusammenarbeit revolutionieren – Positionierung von HR im Transformationsprozess

Sven Rebbert

Change Management
Axel Springer
Germany

This session is in German

Zusammenarbeit revolutionieren – Positionierung von HR im Transformationsprozess

Sven Rebbert

Change Management
Axel Springer
Germany

This session is in German

15:45

Coffee Round-Up and Networking

16:15

End of the Conference

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The only way to reach the XPOST is via Krefelder Straße. When arriving from the A57 from Neuss/Dormagen, continue until the end (K4) until it becomes Innere Kanalstraße. From there, you will reach Krefelder Straße after about one kilometer, and shortly after to the right Gladbacher Wall. Coming from the A3 from Leverkusen, take the B55a until Innere Kanalstraße. Then continue to XPOST (old signs “EXPO XXI“).

Access by bus: Line 127 stops at Krefelder Wall, which is about 250 meters from the XPOST.

Driving with the (S) train: The lines S6, S11, S12, S13, S19, RB25, tram 12 & 15 stop about 800 meters from the XPOST (Station: Hansaring). From there, it is also possible to take line 127 to Krefelder Wall.

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