#BAS21 | 21 — 22 April 2021

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Programme | 21 April 2021

 

Welcoming remarks (Hari Seldon Stage)

10:00–10:10

Opening of #BAS21 by Achim Berg, Bitkom

Hari Seldon Stage
Grace Hopper Stage
Workshops

10:10—10:20

Opening keynote (German)

  • Hubertus Heil, Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

10:20—10:35

Infinite opportunities from infinite data – the power of AI

  • Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board & CEO, Siemens & Digital Industries

10:35—10:50

Apple’s machine learning and AI strategy

  • John Giannandrea, Senior Vice President Machine Learning & AI Strategy, Apple

10:50—11:10

How to unlock the innovative potential of AI while adressing the risks? - AI policy in Germany with Q&A

  • Thomas Jarzombek, Economic Affairs Ministry’s Commissioner for the Digital Industry and Start-ups, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

  • Susanne Dehmel, Bitkom

11:10—11:30

Symbolic, statistical and causal AI

  • Prof Dr Bernhard Schölkopf, Director, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

11:30—11:50

Enterprise AI – injecting AI into business processes

  • Andreas Welsch, Vice President & Head of Intelligent Processes, SAP S/4HANA Product Management, SAP Labs

11:50—12:00

Simulating human behavior in traffic with knowledge-based AI to make autonomous cars safer

  • Dr Isabelle Garzorz, Co-Founder, cogniBIT

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

12:00—12:10

Digital Management of Atopic Dermatitis

  • Dr Reem Alneebari, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Nia Health

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

12:10—12:20

Advancing renewable energy with AI

  • Dr Sabine Auer, CEO, elena international

  • Christina Vogel, Founder & CEO, elena international

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

12:20—12:50

Virtual AI Exhibition

  • Christian Mio Loclair, Creative Director, Waltz Binaire

12:50—13:10

Data culture beyond your main performance KPIs – a Tableau Software use case

  • Michael Thüne, Senior Lead Business Analytics, FREE NOW

13:10—13:30

How can AI contribute to a more sustainable future?

  • Lubomila Jordanova, CEO & Co-Founder, PlanA.Earth

  • Dr Marc Schattenmann, Director, German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU)

13:30—13:50

Bavaria’s AI strategy

  • Judith Gerlach, Bavarian State Ministry for Digital Affairs

13:50—14:10

Digitized presence in times of intelligent robot avatars

  • Prof Dr Ing Sami Haddadin, Director, Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence / Technical University of Munich

14:10—14:30

The Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) Travelling further, revealing more

  • Jonathan Jessop Batty, IBM Corporate Narrative & Strategy, IBM

  • Don Scott, Chief Technology Officer, MarineAI

  • Jonathan Jessop Batty, IBM

  • Don Scott, MarineAI

14:30—14:50

Comparative validation of AI algorithms: common pitfalls and new concepts

  • Prof Dr Lena Maier-Hein, Head of Department Computer Assisted Medical Interventions, German Cancer Research Center

14:50—15:10

Uber’s path towards green and sustainable mobility and how AI can help

  • Anabel Diaz Calderon, Regional General Manager EMEA, Uber

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

15:10—15:30

The data lake engine: five minutes from lake to insights

  • Viktor Kessler, Sr. Solutions Architect, Dremio

15:30—15:50

Machine Learning in manufacturing

  • Carsten Riggelsen, Head of Data/AI DACH AllCloud , AllCloud

15:50—16:10

Pushing boundaries in intelligent automation: digital twins between AI, big data, and (I)IoT

  • Christian Stapel, Partner of the Consulting Services Cluster Data & Technology, MHP Management- and IT-Consultation

16:10—16:30

Data mesh in practice: how to set up a data-driven organization

  • Max Schultze, Data Engineering Manager, Zalando

  • Arif Wider, Professor of Software Engineering & Principal Technolgy Consultat, University of Applied Sciences for Technics and Economics Berlin & ThoughtWorks

16:30—16:50

Beyond the obvious: The hidden applications of artificial intelligence

  • Prof Dr Antonio Krüger, CEO, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

10:10—11:10

Grace Hopper Stage | Spacer - 210421/1000

11:10—11:30

Better digitize than electrify only: AI and public administration in the COVID crisis

  • Andreas Klug, AI Evangelist, ITyX

11:30—11:50

Conversational AI @ ERGO: from an Alexa speedboat to a conversational strategy

  • Nicolas Konnerth, Head of Voice & Conversation, ERGO Digital Ventures

  • Malte Kosub, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Parloa

11:50—12:10

MLOps – how AI learns to fly

  • Dr Ing Susan Wegner, Vice President Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics, Lufthansa Industry Solutions AS

12:10—12:30

Xayn: re-inventing web search with convenient, controllable, and privacy-protecting AI + Meet the Speaker

  • Prof Michael Huth, Chief Research Officer, Xayn

  • Dr Leif-Nissen Lundbæk, CEO & Co-Founder, Xayn

12:30—12:50

Machine Learning & Apache Kafka: the next generation of intelligent software

  • Kai Wähner, Field CTO & Technology Evangelist, Confluent Germany

12:50—13:10

A recipe for innovation: recommending recipes based on adventurousness

  • Robert Grieg-Gran, Co-founder, COO, Mindful Chef

  • Dr Kim Nilsson, Chair & Co-Founder, Pivigo

13:10—13:30

Reimagining business finance with AI

  • Prof Dr Martin Spindler, University Professor & Director, Economic AI & University of Hamburg

  • Helmut Wasserbacher, Head of Digital Finance Operations, Novartis

13:30—13:50

Shadow processing of insurance claims

  • Dr Antje Fitzner, Team Lead Data Science, Eucon Digital

  • Dr Volker Meise, Director Portfoliomanagement & New Products, Eucon Digital

13:50—14:10

Perspective edge AI: contributions of the semiconductor industry to artificial intelligence

  • Uwe Gäbler, Senior Director Development Center Dresden, Infineon Technologies Dresden

14:10—14:30

Audio AI in medicine - Is voice the new blood?

  • Dagmar Schuller, CEO & Co-Founder, audEERING

14:30—14:50

Break

14:50—15:10

Leveraging industrial IoT & AI to decrease operating costs

  • Anja Vedder, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Industrial Analytics IA

15:10—15:30

Manufacturing meets AI: technology transfer in the Cyber Valley

  • Prof Dr Marco Huber, Professor, Fraunhofer IPA

15:30—15:50

Artificial intelligence in banking: supporting loan decisions with machine learning

  • Dominik Schmidt-Kiefer, Divisional Board Member, Big Data & Advanced Analytics, Commerzbank

15:50—16:10

Data-driven sustainability along the supply chain

  • Tomas Chroust, Partner Data & Analytics / AI, BearingPoint

16:10—16:30

Analysing aerial images: object recognition and outline detection for land monitoring

  • Dr Dirk Michelsen, Executive Consultant, IBM

  • Dr Marcel Ziems, Staff unit Innovation 2025 , LGLN State Office for Geo Information and Land Surveying Lower Saxony

16:30—16:50

“Rules of engagement”: gamification & ethics

  • Melinda Jacobs, Founder & Co-CEO, Perkio

10:10—14:40

Workshops | Spacer - 210421/1000

13:10—13:50

Breaking the barrier – advanced analytics for everyone

  • Olga Kolcheva, Lead Solution Engineer, Tableau

  • Beate Krug, Solution Engineer, Tableau

13:50—14:30

Spacer

14:30—15:15

Long live the database? Value your Data in Motion!

  • Mark Schulze, Practice Director Professional Services EMEA, Confluent Germany

 
10:10—10:20

Opening keynote (German)

  • Hubertus Heil, Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Hari Seldon Stage

10:20—10:35

Infinite opportunities from infinite data – the power of AI

  • Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board & CEO, Siemens & Digital Industries

Hari Seldon Stage

10:35—10:50

Apple’s machine learning and AI strategy

  • John Giannandrea, Senior Vice President Machine Learning & AI Strategy, Apple

Hari Seldon Stage

10:50—11:10

How to unlock the innovative potential of AI while adressing the risks? - AI policy in Germany with Q&A

  • Thomas Jarzombek, Economic Affairs Ministry’s Commissioner for the Digital Industry and Start-ups, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Moderation:

  • Susanne Dehmel, Bitkom

Hari Seldon Stage

11:10—11:30

Symbolic, statistical and causal AI

  • Prof Dr Bernhard Schölkopf, Director, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Hari Seldon Stage

11:10—11:30

Better digitize than electrify only: AI and public administration in the COVID crisis

  • Andreas Klug, AI Evangelist, ITyX

Grace Hopper Stage

11:30—11:50

Enterprise AI – injecting AI into business processes

  • Andreas Welsch, Vice President & Head of Intelligent Processes, SAP S/4HANA Product Management, SAP Labs

Hari Seldon Stage

11:30—11:50

Conversational AI @ ERGO: from an Alexa speedboat to a conversational strategy

  • Nicolas Konnerth, Head of Voice & Conversation, ERGO Digital Ventures

  • Malte Kosub, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Parloa

Grace Hopper Stage

11:50—12:00

Simulating human behavior in traffic with knowledge-based AI to make autonomous cars safer

  • Dr Isabelle Garzorz, Co-Founder, cogniBIT

Moderation:

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

Hari Seldon Stage

11:50—12:10

MLOps – how AI learns to fly

  • Dr Ing Susan Wegner, Vice President Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics, Lufthansa Industry Solutions AS

Grace Hopper Stage

12:00—12:10

Digital Management of Atopic Dermatitis

  • Dr Reem Alneebari, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Nia Health

Moderation:

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

Hari Seldon Stage

12:10—12:20

Advancing renewable energy with AI

  • Dr Sabine Auer, CEO, elena international

  • Christina Vogel, Founder & CEO, elena international

Moderation:

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

Hari Seldon Stage

12:10—12:30

Xayn: re-inventing web search with convenient, controllable, and privacy-protecting AI + Meet the Speaker

  • Prof Michael Huth, Chief Research Officer, Xayn

  • Dr Leif-Nissen Lundbæk, CEO & Co-Founder, Xayn

Grace Hopper Stage

12:20—12:50

Virtual AI Exhibition

  • Christian Mio Loclair, Creative Director, Waltz Binaire

Hari Seldon Stage

12:30—12:50

Machine Learning & Apache Kafka: the next generation of intelligent software

  • Kai Wähner, Field CTO & Technology Evangelist, Confluent Germany

Grace Hopper Stage

12:50—13:10

Data culture beyond your main performance KPIs – a Tableau Software use case

  • Michael Thüne, Senior Lead Business Analytics, FREE NOW

Hari Seldon Stage

12:50—13:10

A recipe for innovation: recommending recipes based on adventurousness

  • Robert Grieg-Gran, Co-founder, COO, Mindful Chef

  • Dr Kim Nilsson, Chair & Co-Founder, Pivigo

Grace Hopper Stage

13:10—13:30

How can AI contribute to a more sustainable future?

  • Lubomila Jordanova, CEO & Co-Founder, PlanA.Earth

  • Dr Marc Schattenmann, Director, German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU)

Hari Seldon Stage

13:10—13:30

Reimagining business finance with AI

  • Prof Dr Martin Spindler, University Professor & Director, Economic AI & University of Hamburg

  • Helmut Wasserbacher, Head of Digital Finance Operations, Novartis

Grace Hopper Stage

13:10—13:50

Breaking the barrier – advanced analytics for everyone

  • Olga Kolcheva, Lead Solution Engineer, Tableau

  • Beate Krug, Solution Engineer, Tableau

Workshops

13:30—13:50

Bavaria’s AI strategy

  • Judith Gerlach, Bavarian State Ministry for Digital Affairs

Hari Seldon Stage

13:30—13:50

Shadow processing of insurance claims

  • Dr Antje Fitzner, Team Lead Data Science, Eucon Digital

  • Dr Volker Meise, Director Portfoliomanagement & New Products, Eucon Digital

Grace Hopper Stage

13:50—14:10

Digitized presence in times of intelligent robot avatars

  • Prof Dr Ing Sami Haddadin, Director, Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence / Technical University of Munich

Hari Seldon Stage

13:50—14:10

Perspective edge AI: contributions of the semiconductor industry to artificial intelligence

  • Uwe Gäbler, Senior Director Development Center Dresden, Infineon Technologies Dresden

Grace Hopper Stage

14:10—14:30

The Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) Travelling further, revealing more

  • Jonathan Jessop Batty, IBM Corporate Narrative & Strategy, IBM

  • Don Scott, Chief Technology Officer, MarineAI

Moderation:

  • Jonathan Jessop Batty, IBM

  • Don Scott, MarineAI

Hari Seldon Stage

14:10—14:30

Audio AI in medicine - Is voice the new blood?

  • Dagmar Schuller, CEO & Co-Founder, audEERING

Grace Hopper Stage

14:30—14:50

Comparative validation of AI algorithms: common pitfalls and new concepts

  • Prof Dr Lena Maier-Hein, Head of Department Computer Assisted Medical Interventions, German Cancer Research Center

Hari Seldon Stage

14:30—15:15

Long live the database? Value your Data in Motion!

  • Mark Schulze, Practice Director Professional Services EMEA, Confluent Germany

Workshops

14:50—15:10

Uber’s path towards green and sustainable mobility and how AI can help

  • Anabel Diaz Calderon, Regional General Manager EMEA, Uber

Moderation:

  • Leonie Schneiderhöhn, Bitkom Servicegesellschaft

Hari Seldon Stage

15:10—15:30

The data lake engine: five minutes from lake to insights

  • Viktor Kessler, Sr. Solutions Architect, Dremio

Hari Seldon Stage

15:10—15:30

Manufacturing meets AI: technology transfer in the Cyber Valley

  • Prof Dr Marco Huber, Professor, Fraunhofer IPA

Grace Hopper Stage

15:30—15:50

Machine Learning in manufacturing

  • Carsten Riggelsen, Head of Data/AI DACH AllCloud , AllCloud

Hari Seldon Stage

15:30—15:50

Artificial intelligence in banking: supporting loan decisions with machine learning

  • Dominik Schmidt-Kiefer, Divisional Board Member, Big Data & Advanced Analytics, Commerzbank

Grace Hopper Stage

15:50—16:10

Pushing boundaries in intelligent automation: digital twins between AI, big data, and (I)IoT

  • Christian Stapel, Partner of the Consulting Services Cluster Data & Technology, MHP Management- and IT-Consultation

Hari Seldon Stage

15:50—16:10

Data-driven sustainability along the supply chain

  • Tomas Chroust, Partner Data & Analytics / AI, BearingPoint

Grace Hopper Stage

16:10—16:30

Data mesh in practice: how to set up a data-driven organization

  • Max Schultze, Data Engineering Manager, Zalando

  • Arif Wider, Professor of Software Engineering & Principal Technolgy Consultat, University of Applied Sciences for Technics and Economics Berlin & ThoughtWorks

Hari Seldon Stage

16:10—16:30

Analysing aerial images: object recognition and outline detection for land monitoring

  • Dr Dirk Michelsen, Executive Consultant, IBM

  • Dr Marcel Ziems, Staff unit Innovation 2025 , LGLN State Office for Geo Information and Land Surveying Lower Saxony

Grace Hopper Stage

16:30—16:50

Beyond the obvious: The hidden applications of artificial intelligence

  • Prof Dr Antonio Krüger, CEO, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Hari Seldon Stage

16:30—16:50

“Rules of engagement”: gamification & ethics

  • Melinda Jacobs, Founder & Co-CEO, Perkio

Grace Hopper Stage

 

 

 

Programme | 22 April 2021

 

Hari Seldon Stage
Grace Hopper Stage
Workshops

10:00—10:30

Back to the future: AI turns 65

  • Dr John Cohn, Chief Scientist, MIT-IBM Watson AI Research Group

10:30—10:50

Empowering digital innovation

  • Li Shiwei, Vice President Tencent Cloud Europe, Tencent Cloud

10:50—11:10

Fireside chat: responsible AI development

  • Mustafa Süleyman, Co-Founder of DeepMind &Vice President of Artificial Intelligence Policy, Google

  • Susanne Dehmel, Bitkom

11:10—11:30

UAE strategy for artificial intelligence 2031

  • His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, UAE

11:30—11:50

Is government ready for AI?

  • Sana Kharegani, Head of UK Government Office for AI, UK Government

  • Antonia Schmidt, Moderator

11:50—12:30

How data science can transform banks and add value for clients

  • Dr Oliver Maspfuhl, Chapter Lead Data Scientist, Commerzbank

  • Lisa Sammer, Product Management, SAP

  • Lukáš Mazánek, Head of Data & Information Competence Center, Raiffeisenbank

  • Lukas Dvorak, Business Development Manager, PROFINIT EU

  • Lina Weichbrodt, Machine Learning Lead Engineer, DKB

12:30—12:50

How freelancer marketplace Malt is using automated data integration to grow their business

  • Olivier Girardot, Head of Data, Malt

  • Alexander Zipp, Commercial Lead DACH, Fivetran

12:50—13:10

Scalable workforce training – operationalizing data within large organizations

  • Leo Marose, CEO & Co-Founder, StackFuel

13:10—13:30

Building data team resilience in a turbulent world with MLOps

  • Shaun McGirr, AI Evangelist, Dataiku

13:30—13:50

German Mittelstand: Any benefits from the AI hype?

  • Dr Ramin Assadollahi, CEO, ExB Labs GmbH

13:50—14:10

Driving AI innovation through international cooperation

  • Jason Matheny, Deputy Director for National Security, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

14:10—14:50

The global race for AI supremacy: China, United States, Europe

  • John Miller, Senior Vice President for Policy and General Counsel, Information Technology Industry Council

  • Prof Dr Kristin Shi-Kupfer, Professor for Contemporary China Studies, University of Trier

  • Axel Voss, Member of the European Parliament

  • Dr Nabil Alsabah, Bitkom

14:50—15:00

Towards a European AI strategy: introductory remarks

  • Kilian Gross, Head of Unit A2 Artificial Intelligence Policy Development and Coordination, European Commission

15:00—15:30

Towards a European AI strategy: panel discussion

  • Dr Anna Christmann, Member of the German Bundestag, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

  • Susanne Dehmel, Member of Executive Board, Bitkom

  • Dr Jörg Wojahn, Head of the European Commission, Representation in Germany

15:30—15:40

Ensuring Europe’s digital sovereignty with GAIA-X: introductory remarks

  • Marco-Alexander Breit, Head of AI Task Force, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

15:40—16:10

Ensuring Europe’s digital sovereignty with GAIA-X: panel discussion

  • Dr Michael Bolle, Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch

  • Claudia Nemat, Member of the Board of Management, Technology and Innovation, Deutsche Telekom

  • Prof Dr Andreas Pinkwart, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

16:10—16:30

Being successful with AI – making your AI projects work

  • Prof Dr Stefan Wrobel, Chairman , Fraunhofer Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Alliance

16:30—16:50

Accelerating industry transformation with the power of data & AI

  • Ulrich Homann, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft

10:00—10:50

tba

10:50—11:10

AI based demand forecasting for B2B Manufacturer, using Amazon Forecast

  • Krupakar Singampally, Practice Lead - Advanced Analytics, Infosys Limited

11:10—11:30

A team of rivals: business AI as a collaborative endeavor

  • Thomas Hahn, Chief Expert Software, Siemens

11:30—11:50

AI applications in the factory of the future - transforming the sheet metal industry

  • Dr Thomas Schneider, Managing Director Research + Development, TRUMPF Machine Tools

11:50—12:10

AI applications in action for better and personalized therapies: what do we learn from good examples?

  • Dr Ralf Angermund, Therapeutic Area Director Hematology & Solid Tumors, Janssen-Cilag Germany

  • Prof Dr Thomas Neumuth, CTO, Universität Leipzig, ICCAS

  • Laura Wamprecht, Managing Director, Flying Health

12:10—12:30

Democratizing Enterprise AI - Leveraging the power of ML around platform use cases across industry 4.0, mobility, real-estate and retail

  • Christian Umbach, Co-Founder & CEO, Xapix

12:30—12:50

Cost-efficient AI technologies or why we cannot have enough AI platforms on the market

  • Dr Bernhard Niedermayer, Head of Emerging Technologies, Cloudflight

12:50—13:10

Simplify analytics with an enterprise data fabric

  • Jörg Meiners, Principal Sales Engineer , Denodo Technologies

13:10—13:30

From data to insights – how enterprises understand the story behind their data with natural language generation

  • Johannes Sommer, CEO, Retresco

13:30—13:50

AI transformation – just get started! Join a talk by Villeroy & Boch and SAP about AI-enabled business process automation

  • Dr Daniel Neuhäuser, Head of ERP Core Solutions, Villeroy & Boch

  • Dr Sebastian Wieczorek, Vice President – Artificial Intelligence Technology, SAP Data Intelligence

13:50—14:10

How much data do i need?

  • Jörg Niestroj, CTO, Omni:us

14:10—14:30

Detect data quality issues with Talend Trust Score

  • Arne Ottens, Senior Solutions Engineer - EMEA Central, Talend Germany GmbH

14:30—14:50

Rolling out AI – From strategy to company wide AI integration in two years

  • Dr Thomas Thiele, Chief Expert AI & Programm Manager House of AI, Deutsche Bahn

14:50—15:10

The dark side of the chatbot

  • Olaf Erichsen, CEO, Heldenkombinat Technologies

  • Aleksander Potrykus, Global Product Owner Chatbot & Chat, TUI

15:10—15:30

E-Mail routing with neural networks

  • Dr Nora Reich, Product Owner Big Data & AI, KfW Bankengruppe

15:30—15:50

Machine learning – improving data harmonization

15:50—16:10

How data ecosystems will shape the AI landscape of our decade

10:00—11:30

Spacer | Workshops - 10:00

11:30—12:10

An inspiring interactive session with leading practice examples around data-driven business models.

  • Tomas Chroust, Partner Data & Analytics / AI, BearingPoint

  • Martin Beck, Manager, BearingPoint

12:10—12:50

Consummate customer insights: a problem fixed by AI

  • Dr Alexander Friedenberger, Educational Data Scientist, StackFuel

12:50—13:10

tba

13:10—13:50

What is the value of a Data Catalog for your AI strategy?

  • Heiko Lenzing, Sales Leader DataOps, IBM

  • Stephan Schnieber, Sales Leader Cloud Pak for Data, IBM

13:50—14:10

Spacer

14:10—14:50

Interactive step-by-step guide: How to centralize your data with automated data integration

  • Kevin Holler, Technical Lead DACH & Benelux, Fivetran

  • Alexander Zipp, Commercial Lead DACH, Fivetran

 
10:00—10:30

Back to the future: AI turns 65

  • Dr John Cohn, Chief Scientist, MIT-IBM Watson AI Research Group

Hari Seldon Stage

10:30—10:50

Empowering digital innovation

  • Li Shiwei, Vice President Tencent Cloud Europe, Tencent Cloud

Hari Seldon Stage

10:50—11:10

Fireside chat: responsible AI development

  • Mustafa Süleyman, Co-Founder of DeepMind &Vice President of Artificial Intelligence Policy, Google

Moderation:

  • Susanne Dehmel, Bitkom

Hari Seldon Stage

10:50—11:10

AI based demand forecasting for B2B Manufacturer, using Amazon Forecast

  • Krupakar Singampally, Practice Lead - Advanced Analytics, Infosys Limited

Grace Hopper Stage

11:10—11:30

UAE strategy for artificial intelligence 2031

  • His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, UAE

Hari Seldon Stage

11:10—11:30

A team of rivals: business AI as a collaborative endeavor

  • Thomas Hahn, Chief Expert Software, Siemens

Grace Hopper Stage

11:30—11:50

Is government ready for AI?

  • Sana Kharegani, Head of UK Government Office for AI, UK Government

  • Antonia Schmidt, Moderator

Hari Seldon Stage

11:30—11:50

AI applications in the factory of the future - transforming the sheet metal industry

  • Dr Thomas Schneider, Managing Director Research + Development, TRUMPF Machine Tools

Grace Hopper Stage

11:30—12:10

An inspiring interactive session with leading practice examples around data-driven business models.

  • Tomas Chroust, Partner Data & Analytics / AI, BearingPoint

  • Martin Beck, Manager, BearingPoint

Workshops

11:50—12:30

How data science can transform banks and add value for clients

  • Dr Oliver Maspfuhl, Chapter Lead Data Scientist, Commerzbank

  • Lisa Sammer, Product Management, SAP

  • Lukáš Mazánek, Head of Data & Information Competence Center, Raiffeisenbank

  • Lukas Dvorak, Business Development Manager, PROFINIT EU

  • Lina Weichbrodt, Machine Learning Lead Engineer, DKB

Hari Seldon Stage

11:50—12:10

AI applications in action for better and personalized therapies: what do we learn from good examples?

  • Dr Ralf Angermund, Therapeutic Area Director Hematology & Solid Tumors, Janssen-Cilag Germany

  • Prof Dr Thomas Neumuth, CTO, Universität Leipzig, ICCAS

  • Laura Wamprecht, Managing Director, Flying Health

Grace Hopper Stage

12:10—12:30

Democratizing Enterprise AI - Leveraging the power of ML around platform use cases across industry 4.0, mobility, real-estate and retail

  • Christian Umbach, Co-Founder & CEO, Xapix

Grace Hopper Stage

12:10—12:50

Consummate customer insights: a problem fixed by AI

  • Dr Alexander Friedenberger, Educational Data Scientist, StackFuel

Workshops

12:30—12:50

How freelancer marketplace Malt is using automated data integration to grow their business

  • Olivier Girardot, Head of Data, Malt

  • Alexander Zipp, Commercial Lead DACH, Fivetran

Hari Seldon Stage

12:30—12:50

Cost-efficient AI technologies or why we cannot have enough AI platforms on the market

  • Dr Bernhard Niedermayer, Head of Emerging Technologies, Cloudflight

Grace Hopper Stage

12:50—13:10

Scalable workforce training – operationalizing data within large organizations

  • Leo Marose, CEO & Co-Founder, StackFuel

Hari Seldon Stage

12:50—13:10

Simplify analytics with an enterprise data fabric

  • Jörg Meiners, Principal Sales Engineer , Denodo Technologies

Grace Hopper Stage

13:10—13:30

Building data team resilience in a turbulent world with MLOps

  • Shaun McGirr, AI Evangelist, Dataiku

Hari Seldon Stage

13:10—13:30

From data to insights – how enterprises understand the story behind their data with natural language generation

  • Johannes Sommer, CEO, Retresco

Grace Hopper Stage

13:10—13:50

What is the value of a Data Catalog for your AI strategy?

  • Heiko Lenzing, Sales Leader DataOps, IBM

  • Stephan Schnieber, Sales Leader Cloud Pak for Data, IBM

Workshops

13:30—13:50

German Mittelstand: Any benefits from the AI hype?

  • Dr Ramin Assadollahi, CEO, ExB Labs GmbH

Hari Seldon Stage

13:30—13:50

AI transformation – just get started! Join a talk by Villeroy & Boch and SAP about AI-enabled business process automation

  • Dr Daniel Neuhäuser, Head of ERP Core Solutions, Villeroy & Boch

  • Dr Sebastian Wieczorek, Vice President – Artificial Intelligence Technology, SAP Data Intelligence

Grace Hopper Stage

13:50—14:10

Driving AI innovation through international cooperation

  • Jason Matheny, Deputy Director for National Security, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Hari Seldon Stage

13:50—14:10

How much data do i need?

  • Jörg Niestroj, CTO, Omni:us

Grace Hopper Stage

14:10—14:50

The global race for AI supremacy: China, United States, Europe

  • John Miller, Senior Vice President for Policy and General Counsel, Information Technology Industry Council

  • Prof Dr Kristin Shi-Kupfer, Professor for Contemporary China Studies, University of Trier

  • Axel Voss, Member of the European Parliament

Moderation:

  • Dr Nabil Alsabah, Bitkom

Hari Seldon Stage

14:10—14:30

Detect data quality issues with Talend Trust Score

  • Arne Ottens, Senior Solutions Engineer - EMEA Central, Talend Germany GmbH

Grace Hopper Stage

14:10—14:50

Interactive step-by-step guide: How to centralize your data with automated data integration

  • Kevin Holler, Technical Lead DACH & Benelux, Fivetran

  • Alexander Zipp, Commercial Lead DACH, Fivetran

Workshops

14:30—14:50

Rolling out AI – From strategy to company wide AI integration in two years

  • Dr Thomas Thiele, Chief Expert AI & Programm Manager House of AI, Deutsche Bahn

Grace Hopper Stage

14:50—15:00

Towards a European AI strategy: introductory remarks

  • Kilian Gross, Head of Unit A2 Artificial Intelligence Policy Development and Coordination, European Commission

Hari Seldon Stage

14:50—15:10

The dark side of the chatbot

  • Olaf Erichsen, CEO, Heldenkombinat Technologies

  • Aleksander Potrykus, Global Product Owner Chatbot & Chat, TUI

Grace Hopper Stage

15:00—15:30

Towards a European AI strategy: panel discussion

  • Dr Anna Christmann, Member of the German Bundestag, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

  • Susanne Dehmel, Member of Executive Board, Bitkom

  • Dr Jörg Wojahn, Head of the European Commission, Representation in Germany

Hari Seldon Stage

15:10—15:30

E-Mail routing with neural networks

  • Dr Nora Reich, Product Owner Big Data & AI, KfW Bankengruppe

Grace Hopper Stage

15:30—15:40

Ensuring Europe’s digital sovereignty with GAIA-X: introductory remarks

  • Marco-Alexander Breit, Head of AI Task Force, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Hari Seldon Stage

15:30—15:50

Machine learning – improving data harmonization

Grace Hopper Stage

15:40—16:10

Ensuring Europe’s digital sovereignty with GAIA-X: panel discussion

  • Dr Michael Bolle, Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch

  • Claudia Nemat, Member of the Board of Management, Technology and Innovation, Deutsche Telekom

  • Prof Dr Andreas Pinkwart, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Hari Seldon Stage

15:50—16:10

How data ecosystems will shape the AI landscape of our decade

Grace Hopper Stage

16:10—16:30

Being successful with AI – making your AI projects work

  • Prof Dr Stefan Wrobel, Chairman , Fraunhofer Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Alliance

Hari Seldon Stage

16:30—16:50

Accelerating industry transformation with the power of data & AI

  • Ulrich Homann, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft

Hari Seldon Stage