Programme
10 April 2019

 

The doors open at 08:30. The programme of the Big-Data.AI Summit starts with a two-hour block at the mainstage of hub.berlin. In the afternoon, we will have presentations, podium discussions and workshops on five parallel stages.  

 
day 1
day 2

 

#BAS19 Highlights | 10 April 2019

10:30
Keynote

Artificial Intelligence: Between Science and Fiction

  • Prof Dr Prof hc Andreas Dengel | Scientific Director of the Smart Data
    & Knowledge Services Research Department, DFKI
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10:50
Panel

Towards a European AI Strategy

  • Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl | Director General, DIGITALEUROPE
  • Susanne Dehmel | Member of Executive Board, Bitkom
  • Bertrand Pailhès | Coordinator National AI Strategy for France,
  • Prof Dr Christiane Woopen | Chairwoman, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies
  • Moderation: Natalie Barkei | Project Manager Women in Digital, Bitkom
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11:30
Panel

AI 2030: The Blurring Line between Reality and Science Fiction

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12:30
Workshop

How to Scale Up Data Science Teams Effectively

  • Leo Marose | CEO & Co-Founder, StackFuel
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12:50
Q&A

Q&A Bob Kahn

  • Robert E. Kahn | Co-inventor of the Internet, CEO – Corporation for National Research Initiatives
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16:50
Panel

Die gesellschaftlichen Folgen: Wie verändert die Künstliche Intelligenz die Arbeit in der Zukunft?

  • Saskia Esken | Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages
  • Prof Dr Manfred Faßler | Professor für Soziologie/Anthropologie, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
  • Karl-Heinz Brandl | Bereichsleiter Innovation und Gute Arbeit sowie Bundessekretär mti, ver.di
  • Moderation: Dr Nabil Alsabah | Bereichsleiter Künstliche Intelligenz, Bitkom
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Topics

Digital Transformation
Digital Business Strategy
Intelligent Automation
Digital Transformation
Science Fiction
New Technologies
Conversational AI
 
Industries
Financial Services
Retail and Logistics
Digital Health
Industry 4.0
Intelligent Mobility
 
Ethics and Society
Ethics and Society
Work 4.0
 

Stages

Black Arena
Joan Clarke Stage
John McCarthy Stage
Grace Hopper Stage
Hari Seldon Stage
Masterclass Space 2
#BAS19 Exhibition Area
Further Filters

# Language

English
German

# Format

Keynote
Workshop

# Experience

Basic
Advanced

 

10 Apr 2019

10:30 — 10:35

Black Arena

Opening Remarks

  • Susanne Dehmel, Member of Executive Board, Bitkom

 

10 Apr 2019

10:35 — 10:55

Black Arena | Keynote

Artificial Intelligence: Between Science and Fiction

  • Prof Dr Prof hc Andreas Dengel, Scientific Director of the Smart Data & Knowledge Services Research Department, DFKI

 

10 Apr 2019

10:55 — 11:35

Black Arena | Panel

Towards a European AI Strategy

  • Natalie Barkei, Project Manager Women in Digital, Bitkom
  • Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE
  • Susanne Dehmel, Member of Executive Board, Bitkom
  • Bertrand Pailhès, Coordinator National AI Strategy for France,
  • Prof Dr Christiane Woopen, Chairwoman, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

 

10 Apr 2019

11:35 — 12:10

Black Arena | Panel

AI | EN

AI 2030: The Blurring Line between Reality and Science Fiction

  • Dr Nabil Alsabah, Head of Big-Data.AI Summit, Bitkom
  • Prof Dr Prof hc Andreas Dengel, Scientific Director of the Smart Data & Knowledge Services Research Department, DFKI
  • Dr Tina Klüwer, CEO, parlamind

 

10 Apr 2019

12:10 — 12:30

Black Arena

EN

Structuring Big Data and AI information as Digital Objects

  • Robert E. Kahn, Co-inventor of the Internet, CEO – Corporation for National Research Initiatives

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

12:30 — 12:50

Joan Clarke Stage

EN

The Future of Added Value in the Data Economy

  • Michael Niederée, Partner, Lighthouse, Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics, KPMG

Intelligent Automation

10 Apr 2019

12:30 — 12:50

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Automate the Boring Stuff with Machine Learning

  • Dat Tran, Head of Data, idealo.de

Financial Services

10 Apr 2019

12:30 — 12:50

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

How Volkswagen Scales Value from Data Across Brands: Best Practices from Porsche and VWFS

  • Ingo Alzner, Platform Manager BI & Big Data, Porsche
  • Dr Alexander Borek, Global Head of Data & Analytics, Volkswagen Financial Services
  • Alexander Thamm, CEO, Alexander Thamm

Retail and Logistics

10 Apr 2019

12:30 — 12:50

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

The Prediction of Logistics Resource Needs Based on Smart Data Analytics

  • Dorothea Küttner, Head of Corporate Strategy and Innovations, LGI Logistics Group International
  • Dr Andreas Wierse, Managing Director, SICOS BW

Digital Transformation

10 Apr 2019

12:30 — 13:50

Masterclass Space 2 | Workshop

Basic

AI | DE

How to Scale Up Data Science Teams Effectively
Please Pre-Register in Advance.

  • Leo Marose, CEO / Co-Founder, StackFuel
  • Patrick G. Walch, Lead Data Scientist , Telefónica Germany

Intelligent Automation

10 Apr 2019

12:50 — 13:10

John McCarthy Stage

AI | EN

Capitalize on AI: Bridging the Gap Between Complex Products and Customers’ Requirements

  • Klaus Reichenberger, CSO, intelligent views

Retail and Logistics

10 Apr 2019

12:50 — 13:10

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Capacity Utilization Forecast in Supply Chain Optimization

  • Dr Julian Pychy, Data Scientist, REWE Digital
  • Dr Robin Senge, Data Scientist, inovex

Financial Services

10 Apr 2019

12:50 — 13:10

Grace Hopper Stage

AI

AI Meets Fintech: Setup a Data Science Pipeline in a Highly Regulated Environment

  • Olaf Hein, Department Head & Principal Consultant, ORDIX

 

10 Apr 2019

12:50 — 13:10

Joan Clarke Stage

EN

Q&A | Bob Kahn

  • Robert E. Kahn, Co-inventor of the Internet, CEO – Corporation for National Research Initiatives

Intelligent Automation

10 Apr 2019

13:10 — 13:30

John McCarthy Stage

Advanced

Big Data | EN | DE

Next Generation IT Capacity Management Utilizing Advanced Analytics

  • Alexander Kaffenberger, Senior Business Development Manager Analytics & AI, Fujitsu
  • Hendrik Müller, Research Associate, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg

Financial Services

10 Apr 2019

13:10 — 13:30

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

Data-Driven Financial Supervision

  • Dr Moritz Kiese, Partner, d-fine
  • Ana Padrão, Senior Project Manager, European Central Bank

Retail and Logistics

10 Apr 2019

13:10 — 13:30

Hari Seldon Stage

Advanced

AI | DE

AI & ML: Here’s What’s Next in Retail

  • Prof Dr Michael Feindt, Chief Innovation Officer, Blue Yonder

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

13:10 — 13:30

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

Direct Marketing Propelled by Big Data & Machine Learning at PAYBACK

  • Ansgar Schneider, Head of Product Management Direct Marketing and Data, PAYBACK

Intelligent Automation

10 Apr 2019

13:30 — 13:50

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

AI | EN

How Mobile Assistants & AI Transform Traditional Administration into a C2B Economy

  • Dieter Bourlauf, CDO, Degussa Bank
  • Marius Gerwinn, CEO, fileee

Science Fiction

10 Apr 2019

13:30 — 13:50

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Don't Stop at Equality & Influencing! - Can AI being Even Better than Humans & Controlling our Life?

  • Stephan Reimann, Leading Technical Professional Big Data&Analytics, IBM

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

13:30 — 13:50

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

Big Data | DE

Improved Execution of Data Driven Decisions with the Data Product Profile - on the Example of CEWE

  • Fatih-Mehmet Inel, Data Scientist, CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA
  • Felix Kruse, Research Assistant, Universität Oldenburg Abteilung VLBA

Financial Services

10 Apr 2019

13:30 — 13:50

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

Instalment Detector: Revealing the Transaction Footprint

  • Dominik Matula, Senior Data Scientist, Profinit
  • Petr Pascenko, Chief Data Scientist, Profinit

Intelligent Automation

10 Apr 2019

13:50 — 14:10

John McCarthy Stage

AI | EN

AI in Practice: How even Complicated Processes in Service and Back-Office can be Intelligently Automated

  • Andreas Klug, Chief Marketing Officer, ITyX Solutions

Science Fiction

10 Apr 2019

13:50 — 14:10

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Back to the Future: What we can Learn From HAL 9000

  • Stefan Holtel, AI Explainer, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

13:50 — 14:10

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Enterprise AI – Industrialize AI in an Enterprise Context

  • Jens Frühling, AI GTM Lead, Accenture
  • Sebastian Welter, Lead AI Architect DACH, Accenture

Digital Health

10 Apr 2019

13:50 — 14:10

Grace Hopper Stage

Advanced

AI | EN

How we All Can Benefit from Applying AI in Healthcare

  • Dr Matthieu-P. Schapranow, Group Leader & Scientific Manager Digital Health Innovations, Hasso Plattner Institute

Science Fiction

10 Apr 2019

14:10 — 14:30

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Rise of the Mindless Machines

  • Dr Matthias Plaue, Chief Data Scientist, MAPEGY

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

14:10 — 14:30

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

Model Driven Decision-Making

  • André Dörr, Data Engineer, Exasol
  • Dirk Lerner, Founder, TEDAMOH

 

10 Apr 2019

14:10 — 15:30

Masterclass Space 2 | Workshop

Basic

AI | DE

BigData und AI in the Cloud – Challenges, current status, future
Please Pre-Register in Advance.

  • Wilfried Hoge, Analytics Architect, IBM
  • Oliver Lucht, Cloud Technical Sales and Solutions, IBM
  • Stephan Schnieber, Business Development Analytics , IBM

Intelligent Automation

10 Apr 2019

14:10 — 14:30

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Cognitive Automation in the Professional Services: Practicing What You Preach

  • Dr Guillaume Aimetti, Co-founder / CTO , Inspirient
  • Matthias Tyroler, Business Consulting House

Digital Health

10 Apr 2019

14:10 — 14:30

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

AI for Targeted Image Diagnostics - The Case for Narrow and Effective Business Cases

  • Jaroslav Bláha, CEO, CellmatiQ

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

14:30 — 14:50

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

Data Culture Development by Empowering Business Users with KNIME at Continental

  • Dr Arne Beckhaus, Head of Big Data & Digital Transformation, Continental Teves
  • Benjamin Hemminger, Key Account Manager - DACH Region, KNIME

Ethics and Society

10 Apr 2019

14:30 — 14:50

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Designing Ethical Innovation: New Methods for the Responsible Development of AI-Technologies

  • Johann Jakob Häußermann, Project Manager, Center for Responsible Research and Innovation | Fraunhofer IAO
  • Simone Kaiser, Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Research and Innovation | Fraunhofer IAO

 

10 Apr 2019

14:30 — 14:50

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Harnessing Memory-Driven Computing Architecture to Solve Critical Health Challenges

  • Hartmut Schultze, Memory-Driven Computing Evangelist und Engagement Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 

10 Apr 2019

14:30 — 14:50

John McCarthy Stage

AI | EN

AI is Not Magic: It’s Time to Demystify and Apply

  • Frank Theisen, Vice President, IBM Cloud – Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Ethics and Society

10 Apr 2019

14:50 — 15:10

Hari Seldon Stage

Advanced

AI | EN

We and the Intelligent Machines – How Algorithms Impact our Lives and How we Make them Serve us

  • Dr Jörg Dräger, Member of the Executive Board, Bertelsmann Stiftung

Industry 4.0

10 Apr 2019

14:50 — 15:10

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

AI in the FUJITSU Factory: Practical Experiences, Hurdles, Gains and Learnings

  • Alena Fojtík, Senior Data Scientist, Fujitsu
  • Dr Steffen Link, Business Consultant, Fujitsu

New Technologies

10 Apr 2019

14:50 — 15:10

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

AI | DE

Big Data & AI @ Commerzbank AG

  • Oliver Dörler, Managing Director – Big Data & Advanced Analytics, Commerzbank
  • Andreas Schleiter, Director, Deloitte

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

14:50 — 15:10

Joan Clarke Stage

Advanced

Big Data | EN

Managing Complexity of Big Data Workloads in Multi-Cloud Environments

  • Christina Kraus, Founder & Product Manager, meshcloud
  • Johannes Rudolph, Founder & CTO, meshcloud

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

15:10 — 15:30

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

From Ideas to Production - Lessons Learned from our Machine Learning Projects

  • Adriana Menegozzo, Data Scientist, Data Insights

Ethics and Society

10 Apr 2019

15:10 — 15:30

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

The Importance of Ethics in AI - Lessons Learned by Microsoft

  • Ralph Kemperdick, Digital Business Architect, Data, Microsoft Deutschland

Industry 4.0

10 Apr 2019

15:10 — 15:30

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Up in the Cloud – Next Steps of Customer Support Enabled by Machine Learning for Aviation

  • Sebastian Baumann, Founder & CEO, DATA|bility
  • Andreas Borchert, Managing Director, justaero & OpRiskSolutions

 

10 Apr 2019

15:10 — 15:30

John McCarthy Stage

AI | EN

How to Build an Enterprise Platform for AI Workloads

  • Benjamin Ruland, Senior Consultant, Computacenter

New Technologies

10 Apr 2019

15:30 — 15:50

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

Big Data | DE

Big Geospatial Data – Identifying Hazards with GIS Technology

  • Andre Kalia, Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe
  • Stefan Vienken, Product Manager Location Analytics, Esri

Digital Business Strategy

10 Apr 2019

15:30 — 15:50

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Converting AI Technologies into New Business Value

  • Dr Naomi Haefner, Postdoctoral researcher and Head of the Emerging Technologies Lab, University of St. Gallen
  • Richard Stechow, Innovation Consultant, BMI Lab

Industry 4.0

10 Apr 2019

15:30 — 15:50

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

Big Data | EN

"From Nucleus to Mainstream" - How Advanced Analytics Became Reality @ ZF

  • Klaas Bollhoefer, Founder & Chief Strategist, Birds on Mars
  • Stefan Smolarek, Data and AI Scientist, ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Ethics and Society

10 Apr 2019

15:30 — 15:50

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Corporate Digital Responsibility and Decision Making - Guidelines on AI & Ethics

  • Rebekka Weiß, Head of Data Protection and Consumer Law, Bitkom

Conversational AI

10 Apr 2019

15:50 — 16:10

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | DE

Voice-Based Scaling of Comdirects Business Model

  • Dietmar von Bluecher, CFO, comdirect

New Technologies

10 Apr 2019

15:50 — 16:10

John McCarthy Stage

Advanced

Big Data | EN

Robust and Scalable ETL on Big Data with Apache Spark

  • Hitesh Sahni, Head of Big Data and Cloud Computing, Adastra

Work 4.0

10 Apr 2019

15:50 — 16:10

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Augmented Intelligence - A Human-Machine Marriage on our Way to Complete Automation

  • Simon Stiebellehner, Head of AI, craftworks

Industry 4.0

10 Apr 2019

15:50 — 16:10

Grace Hopper Stage

Advanced

Big Data | EN

Creating Train Stations of the Future with IoT & Data Analytics

  • Oliver Brandmüller, Project Manager IT and Network Infrastructure, DB Station&Service
  • Dr Gero Walter, Data Scientist, DB Station&Service

 

10 Apr 2019

15:50 — 17:10

Masterclass Space 2

AI | EN

Using AI to unlock the value in unstructured content
Please Pre-Register in Advance.

  • Phil Lewis, Architect in Europe for Search and Content Analytics, Accenture

Conversational AI

10 Apr 2019

16:10 — 16:30

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Unlocking the Potential of AI

  • Juliane Steinacker, Digital Innovation Consultant, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Digital Health

10 Apr 2019

16:10 — 16:30

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Listening between the lines: emotional intelligence based on audio

  • Dagmar Schuller, CEO and Co-Founder, audEERING

New Technologies

10 Apr 2019

16:10 — 16:30

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Turning Data to Value - The Role of Knowledge Graph driven Digital Twins in Accelerating Digital Maturity

  • Hans-Christian Brockmann, Founder & CEO, eccenca

Intelligent Mobility

10 Apr 2019

16:10 — 16:30

Grace Hopper Stage

Advanced

AI | EN

AI-Based Disposition Using a Reinforcement Learning Approach

  • Thomas Thiele, AI Expert, Deutsche Bahn

Work 4.0

10 Apr 2019

16:10 — 16:30

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Future Roles in AI-Enabled Organisations

  • Barbara Lix, Owner, Barbara Lix Consulting
  • Dr Georg Wittenburg, Co-founder / CEO, Inspirient

Conversational AI

10 Apr 2019

16:30 — 16:50

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | EN

IKA – Intelligent Knowledge Assistant to Support the Process Industry

  • Dr Benedikt Schmidt, Senior Scientist, ABB

New Technologies

10 Apr 2019

16:30 — 16:50

John McCarthy Stage

Advanced

Big Data | EN

Worldwide Gathering & Analysis of Large-Scale Measurement Data Presentation

  • Daniel Arnold, Project Lead, Daimler
  • Dr Christoph Jung, Principal Architect, T-Systems International

Work 4.0

10 Apr 2019

16:30 — 16:50

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

How to Make your AI Ethics-Proof? A Primer

  • Matthias Spielkamp, Executive Director, AlgorithmWatch

 

10 Apr 2019

16:30 — 17:00

Black Arena

Keynote

  • Bundesministerin Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister of Education and Research,

Intelligent Mobility

10 Apr 2019

16:30 — 16:50

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Exploiting vehicle measurement data to deliver novel data-driven services

  • Christian Kaiser, Senior Researcher and Deputy Team Leader of Group Contextual Information Systems and Management, Virtual Vehicle Research Center

New Technologies

10 Apr 2019

16:50 — 17:10

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Quality Whisperer – Self-learning AI Improves Production Quality in Complex Variant Processing

  • Britta Hilt, Managing Director, IS Predict
  • Gerhard Schaller, Senior Manager Factory Digitalization, ZF

Conversational AI

10 Apr 2019

16:50 — 17:10

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Making AI Real - A Practitioners Experience on Insurance Claims Transformation

  • Viswanathan Narayanan, Head - AI & Cognitive Digital Solutions, Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited - LTI

Ethics and Society

10 Apr 2019

16:50 — 17:30

Hari Seldon Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Panel | Social Consequences

  • Dr Nabil Alsabah, Head of Big-Data.AI Summit, Bitkom
  • Karl-Heinz Brandl, Bereichsleiter Innovation und Gute Arbeit sowie Bundessekretär mti, ver.di
  • Saskia Esken, Member of Parliament, Deutscher Bundestag
  • Prof Dr Manfred Faßler, Professor für Soziologie/Anthropologie, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
  • Matthias Spielkamp, Executive Director, AlgorithmWatch

Intelligent Mobility

10 Apr 2019

16:50 — 17:10

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Predicting Car2X Connectivity: A Data Driven Deep Learning Approach

  • Paul Balzer, CEO, MechLab Engineering

Conversational AI

10 Apr 2019

17:10 — 17:30

Joan Clarke Stage

Basic

AI | DE

Using AI-Driven Communication to Streamline Compliance

  • Dirk Meschut, Head of Chatbot Projects, Commerzbank
  • Alexander Siebert, CEO & Founder, Retresco

New Technologies

10 Apr 2019

17:10 — 17:30

John McCarthy Stage

Basic

AI | EN

Real-Time Face Anonymization without Loss of Facial Information

  • Dr Mirko Knaak, Product owner AI, IAV Digital Lab
  • Daniel Reppel, Scrum Master, IAV Digital Lab

Intelligent Mobility

10 Apr 2019

17:10 — 17:30

Grace Hopper Stage

Basic

AI | EN

AI and Bicycles: How to Make Bike Sharing Smart

  • Lillian van Someren Greve, Data Scientist, Pivigo

 

10 Apr 2019

17:30 — 21:00

#BAS19 Exhibition Area

Get-together & Dinner