#BAS21 | 21 — 22 April 2021

Programme

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 - 10:30

Opening keynote

  • Hubertus Heil | Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

10:30 - 10:50

Infinite opportunities from infinite data – the power of AI

  • Cedric Neike, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens and CEO Digital Industries | Siemens

10:50 - 11:10

Apple’s machine learning and AI strategy

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

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

  • Dr Feiyu Xu, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence | SAP
  • Andreas Welsch, Vice President & Head of Intelligent Processes, SAP S/4HANA Product Management | SAP Labs

11:50 - 12:50

Five AI startups present five innovative solutions - Simulating human behavior in traffic – pushing forward knowledge-based AI to make autonomous cars safe

  • Dr Reem Alneebari, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer | Nia Health
  • Dr Isabelle Garzorz, Co-Founder | cogniBIT

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
  • Dirk Meyer, Directorate-General | Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

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

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

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

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 - 10:50

Grace Hopper Stage | Spacer - 210421/1000

10:50 - 11:10

Machine learning – improving data harmonization

  • Martin Peuker, CIO, Head of IT | Charité University Medicine Berlin
  • Martin Zünkeler, Managing Director | KAIROS

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 speed boot 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

  • 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

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

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 | 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 - 13:10

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
 
10:10—10:30

Opening keynote

  • Hubertus Heil | Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Hari Seldon Stage

10:30—10:50

Infinite opportunities from infinite data – the power of AI

  • Cedric Neike, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens and CEO Digital Industries | Siemens

Hari Seldon Stage

10:50—11:10

Apple’s machine learning and AI strategy

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

Hari Seldon Stage

10:50—11:10

Machine learning – improving data harmonization

  • Martin Peuker, CIO, Head of IT | Charité University Medicine Berlin
  • Martin Zünkeler, Managing Director | KAIROS

Grace Hopper 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

  • Dr Feiyu Xu, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence | SAP
  • 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 speed boot 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—12:50

Five AI startups present five innovative solutions - Simulating human behavior in traffic – pushing forward knowledge-based AI to make autonomous cars safe

  • Dr Reem Alneebari, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer | Nia Health
  • Dr Isabelle Garzorz, Co-Founder | cogniBIT

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

12:10—12:30

Xayn: re-inventing web search with convenient, controllable, and privacy-protecting AI

  • Prof Michael Huth, Chief Research Officer | Xayn
  • Dr Leif-Nissen Lundbæk, CEO & Co-Founder | Xayn

Grace Hopper 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
  • Dirk Meyer, Directorate-General | Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

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

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

Hari Seldon 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

Grace Hopper Stage

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

Hari Seldon Stage

14:50—15:10

Leveraging industrial IoT & AI to decrease operating costs

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

Grace Hopper 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 | 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

 

A look at the day ahead (Hari Seldon Stage)

10:00–10:05

A recap of the first day of #BAS21 by Dr Nabil Alsabah, Bitkom

Hari Seldon Stage
Grace Hopper Stage
Workshops

10:05 - 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

11:10 - 11:30

tba

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

tba

12:30 - 12:50

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

  • 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
  • John Miller, Information Technology Industry Council
  • Prof Dr Kristin Shi-Kupfer, University of Trier
  • Axel Voss, Member of the European Parliament

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

16:10 - 16:30

This slot is available – Find out more!

16:30 - 16:50

Accelerating industry transformation with the power of data & AI

  • Ulrich Homann, Corporate Vice President | Microsoft

10:05 - 10:50

tba

10:50 - 11:10

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
  • Dr Ralf Angermund, Janssen-Cilag Germany

11:10 - 11:30

A team of rivals: business AI as a collaborative endeavor

  • Dr Thomas Hahn, Chief Expert Software – Siemens AG | Siemens

11:30 - 11:50

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

  • Carina Mieth, Executive Assistant to the Managing Director Research & Development | TRUMPF
  • Dr Thomas Schneider, Managing Director Research + Development | TRUMPF Machine Tools

11:50 - 12:10

This slot is available – Find out more!

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

Claims automation with AI for insurance

  • 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

Being successful with AI – making your AI projects work

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

15:50 - 16:10

This slot is available – Find out more!

16:10 - 16:30

How data ecosystems will shape the AI landscape of our decade

  • Robin Röhm, Co-Founder & CEO | Apheris

10:05 - 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
 
10:05—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

Hari Seldon Stage

10:50—11:10

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

Moderation:

  • Dr Ralf Angermund, Janssen-Cilag Germany

Grace Hopper Stage

11:10—11:30

A team of rivals: business AI as a collaborative endeavor

  • Dr Thomas Hahn, Chief Expert Software – Siemens AG | 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

  • Carina Mieth, Executive Assistant to the Managing Director Research & Development | TRUMPF
  • Dr Thomas Schneider, Managing Director Research + Development | TRUMPF Machine Tools

Grace Hopper Stage

11:50—12:10

This slot is available – Find out more!

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

12:30—12:50

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

  • 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

Claims automation with AI for insurance

  • 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:

  • John Miller, Information Technology Industry Council
  • Prof Dr Kristin Shi-Kupfer, University of Trier
  • Axel Voss, Member of the European Parliament

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

Being successful with AI – making your AI projects work

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

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

Hari Seldon Stage

15:50—16:10

This slot is available – Find out more!

Grace Hopper Stage

16:10—16:30

This slot is available – Find out more!

Hari Seldon Stage

16:10—16:30

How data ecosystems will shape the AI landscape of our decade

  • Robin Röhm, Co-Founder & CEO | Apheris

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16:30—16:50

Accelerating industry transformation with the power of data & AI

  • Ulrich Homann, Corporate Vice President | Microsoft

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