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How It Works

Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops you will gain a diverse and inspiring perspective on the digital future. The multi stream format allows you to move freely between the conferences and choose the sessions of most interest and relevance. Create your program from the case studies and interactive round tables.

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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

Agenda

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TUESDAY, MARCH 26TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

Innovation Isn't Just a Buzzword!

Naveed Tariq

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

This session is in English

9:45

How to Turn our Cruise Ships into a Dynamic Fleet

Marc Stoffel

CEO
Haufe-umantis
Switzerland

This session is in English

10:30

Corporate Innovation as a Service Initiative

Konstantin Heckmann

Strategic Innovation Manager & Chief Architect IdeaSpace
Airbus Operations
Germany

This session is in English

Corporate Innovation as a Service Initiative

Konstantin Heckmann

Strategic Innovation Manager & Chief Architect IdeaSpace
Airbus Operations
Germany

This session is in English

Internal Digitization - How to Eat an Elephant

Anett Hötzel

Head of Digitalization
Felix Schoeller Group
Germany

This session is in English

Internal Digitization - How to Eat an Elephant

Anett Hötzel

Head of Digitalization
Felix Schoeller Group
Germany

This session is in English

The Impact of Big Data on SEO

Peter Wolf

Digital Marketing Manager
AVIAREPS
Germany

This session is in English

The Impact of Big Data on SEO

Peter Wolf

Digital Marketing Manager
AVIAREPS
Germany

This session is in English

11:00

Coffee Break with Networking

11:30

Spinning off a Cosmetics Company out of a Machine Equipment Manufacturer – Experiencing the Chances and Limits of Customer Centrity

Philipp Groß

Co-Founder and Head of Marketing & Sales
IONIQ
Germany

This session is in English

Spinning off a Cosmetics Company out of a Machine Equipment Manufacturer – Experiencing the Chances and Limits of Customer Centrity

Philipp Groß

Co-Founder and Head of Marketing & Sales
IONIQ
Germany

This session is in English

How to Create an Integrative Technology Unit for a Global Company

Lüthje Brandt

Head of Global Technology Unit, Global Shared Services Organization
BASF
Germany

This session is in English

How to Create an Integrative Technology Unit for a Global Company

Lüthje Brandt

Head of Global Technology Unit, Global Shared Services Organization
BASF
Germany

This session is in English

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12:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

12:45

Lunch with Networking

14:15

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How to Implement a Framework for Digital Transformation focussing on Customer Needs

Erwan Gaultier

VP Digital Channels & Customer Experience Europe & MEA
Orange
France

This session is in English

How to Implement a Framework for Digital Transformation focussing on Customer Needs

Erwan Gaultier

VP Digital Channels & Customer Experience Europe & MEA
Orange
France

This session is in English

From IT Silos to End-To-End Cross-functional Teams - An Agile Journey

Alexander (a.k.a Sascha) Majarek

Director Infrastructure Management & Service Delivery
TUI Group
Austria

This session is in English

From IT Silos to End-To-End Cross-functional Teams - An Agile Journey

Alexander (a.k.a Sascha) Majarek

Director Infrastructure Management & Service Delivery
TUI Group
Austria

This session is in English

14:45

Digital Innovations as Global Business Development

Helmut Rieger

Global Business Development Manager Digital Innovations
Grohe
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Innovations as Global Business Development

Helmut Rieger

Global Business Development Manager Digital Innovations
Grohe
Germany

This session is in English

No Speaker Yet

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No Speaker Yet

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Data Silos – Graveyard or Treasure Chest of Analytics

Norman Meyer

Head of Digital Business
Drees & Sommer
Germany

This session is in English

Data Silos – Graveyard or Treasure Chest of Analytics

Norman Meyer

Head of Digital Business
Drees & Sommer
Germany

This session is in English

15:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

16:00

Coffee Break with Networking

16:30

No Speaker Yet

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Corporate Responsibility in a Digital World

Stephan Engel

Head of Culture & Collaboration
Otto Group
Germany

This session is in English

Corporate Responsibility in a Digital World

Stephan Engel

Head of Culture & Collaboration
Otto Group
Germany

This session is in English

Successful Enterprise Architecture - How to Perform an Analysis of Business Structure and Processes

Arturo Umaña

Head of Business / IT Enablement
UNIQA Insurance Group
Austria

This session is in English

Successful Enterprise Architecture - How to Perform an Analysis of Business Structure and Processes

Arturo Umaña

Head of Business / IT Enablement
UNIQA Insurance Group
Austria

This session is in English

17:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

18:00

Evening Reception with Sparkling Wine, Snacks and Networking

This session is in English

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

IT enabled by Digitalization becoming an enabler for Digital Transformation

Dr. Michael Picard

Head of Corporate IT Management
ThyssenKrupp
Germany

This session is in English

9:45

How to Transform Products into Digital Services?

Francis Cepero

Director Vertical Market Solutions
A1 Digital
Germany

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

A Humble View: Successful Grass-Roots Innovation within large Corporates

Jason Taylor

Strategic Innovation Manager
Swiss Re
Switzerland

Florian Schubert

Primary Insurance Solutions Expert
Swiss Re
Germany

This session is in English

A Humble View: Successful Grass-Roots Innovation within large Corporates

This session is in English

New IT Governance Challenges for the Digital Transformation

Carlos Juiz

Executive Vice-President & Professor
TURISTEC / University of the Balearic Islands
Spain

This session is in English

New IT Governance Challenges for the Digital Transformation

Carlos Juiz

Executive Vice-President & Professor
TURISTEC / University of the Balearic Islands
Spain

This session is in English

Digital Labor Transforming Customer Experience in the Era of A.I.

Nicolas Maltry

Customer Management Innovation & AI Expert
Mercedes Benz
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Labor Transforming Customer Experience in the Era of A.I.

Nicolas Maltry

Customer Management Innovation & AI Expert
Mercedes Benz
Germany

This session is in English

11:30

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

11:45

Newspapers and the Digital Transformation: Innovate, or Else...

Rodrigo García

Head of UX & Communications
Clarín
Argentina

This session is in English

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

How to Make Cooperation Mechanisms Work

Ilka Heidschwager

Director New Business Fields
Siemens
Germany

This session is in English

14:30

Innovation: A Process of Teaching and Learing

Markus Lehleiter

Senior Manager Business Development/ Innovation Management
Union Investment
Germany

This session is in English

15:00

Round-Table Discussions

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Round-Table Discussions

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

Round-Table Discussions

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Round-Table Discussions

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

16:00

End of the Conference with Coffee and Networking

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Location

Metro station "Industriehof" (U6 and U7)
From Central Station:
At the main station, choose the underground line U4 to "Bockenheimer Warte" and change at the last stop "Bockenheimer Warte" into the U6 to Heerstraße or into the U7 to Hausen. The third station is "Industriehof". From there, cross the street and subway tracks to follow the Königsberger Straße until the second road where you take a left. The hotel is located on the left side.

From the airport:
The lines S8 and S9 run from the airport to the main train station. At the main station, choose the underground line U4 to "Bockenheimer Warte" and change at the last stop "Bockenheimer Warte" into the U6 to Heerstraße or into the U7 to Hausen. The third station is "Industriehof". From there, cross the street and subway tracks to follow the Königsberger Straße until the second road where you take a left. The hotel is located on the left side.

Parking: You can park your car in the hotel's own underground car parking or right in the hotel courtyard for a daily charge of €15,00. If the parking area from the Flemings Conference Hotel is full, we recommend as an alternative the parking area „Brentanobad“, Rödelheimer Parkweg, 60489 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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