Programme

14 & 15 Sep. 2022

14 Sep. 2022

First Floor
Ground Floor

10:00—10:10

Welcome by Bitkom

  • Achim Berg, President, Bitkom

10:10—10:25

Political Keynote

10:25—10:40

Industry Keynote

10:40—11:00

The Time Is Right For Everyday AI!

  • Dr Sebastian Werner, AI Evangelist & Principal Strategist, Dataiku

11:00—11:20

Successfully scaling AI - and the role of trust

  • Sarah Engel, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM

11:20—11:40

Partner

11:40—12:00

Training data and its impact on cultural understanding and ethical values in giant AI models.

  • Jonas Andrulis, Founder & CEO, Aleph Alpha

12:00—12:20

Creating markets, creating trustworthiness: standards for AI

  • Ralf Banisch, Senior Data Scientist, Mindpeak

12:20—13:00

Panel: Regulating Artificial Intelligence – The AI Act and its Implications

  • Andreas Hartl, Head of Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

  • Dr Tobias Heimann, Head of Artificial Intelligence Germany, Siemens Healthineers

  • Dr Nadja Kroha, Senior Expert Digital Regulation, Allianz SE

13:00—14:00

Pause

14:00—14:50

Panel: Scaling AI successfully

  • Thomas Hahn, Chief Expert Software, Siemens

  • Dr Hana Niederbrucker, AI Product Manager in Corporate IT, ZF Group

  • Dr Feiyu Xu, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, SAP

14:50—15:10

Towards AI maturity - development of a transformation roadmap with the appliedAI maturity assessment

  • Philipp Hartmann, Director of AI Strategy , appliedAI

  • Rainer Hoffmann, Senior Manager Data & AI, EnBW

15:10—15:30

Empowering Analysts With No-Code Machine Learning

  • Riley MacDonald, Senior Solution Architect, Qlik

15:30—16:10

Panel: Why policy is interested in data economy: current issues around access, governance, externalities

16:10—16:30

How to connect Data & AI with dog intelligence at DB Netz DataNet

  • Florian Dohmann, Founder & Chief Creative, Birds on Mars

  • Dr Nina Stumme, Head of Data Management & Analytics, DB Netz

16:30—16:50

Partner

16:50—17:10

Partner

17:10—17:30

Data Mesh, Data Fabric & Co - the end of monolithic architecture concepts?

  • Ulrich Hohmann, Sales Director, Denodo Technologies

10:00—10:40

10:00-10:40 Spacer

10:40—11:00

Lessons from Analysing all of Europe's Data

  • Dr Guillaume Aimetti, Co-Founder, Inspirient

11:00—11:20

Partner

11:20—11:40

A brief history of data traffic at DB - about the big bang and black holes

  • Stephan Kaulbach, Head of Data Intelligence Center, Deutsche Bahn

11:40—12:00

Partner

12:00—12:20

Data Fabric or Data Mesh - Similarities, Differences and optimal possible Combination of both

  • Harald Gröger, Senior Data & AI Technical Specialist, IBM

12:20—12:40

Initializing a sustainable Data Mesh transformation at Deutsche Bahn

  • Carsten Fritsch, Lead Architect Data Intelligence, Deutsche Bahn

12:40—13:00

MARISPACE-X: CONNECT THE DOTS

  • Stefan Igel, Chief Operating Officer, Stackable

13:00—13:20

Extending mobility - how AI contributes towards the future of railway transportation

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

13:20—13:40

Scaling Data Mesh @ Allianz Direct - Insights, achievements & learnings from our one-year journey!

13:40—14:00

Partner

14:00—14:20

Finance & Insurance: Scaling Data Mesh @ Allianz Direct - Insights, achievements & learnings from our one-year journey!

14:20—14:40

Moving Forward with Explainable AI - Adoption rate and essential dimensions for a reliable use of AI

  • Lukas Böhres, Senior Associate, PwC

  • Manuel Marowski, Senior Consultant, PwC

14:40—15:00

Finance & Insurance: Gaia-x FAIC: democratizing AI and Technology for Sustainable Finance and ESG

15:00—15:20

Partner

15:20—15:40

The treasure trove of credit data: Managing risk through the European DataWarehouse

  • Dr Edeltraud Leibrock, Group Vice President Financial Services, Publicis Sapient

15:40—16:00

How EnBW Utilizes Data & AI Trainings to Upskill its employees and enable cross-divisional work

  • Rainer Hoffmann, Senior Manager Data & AI, EnBW

16:00—16:20

Using AI to prevent residential burglary in Berlin

  • Lukas Lötters, Senior Data Scientist , Oraylis

16:20—16:40

Partner: Lengoo

16:40—17:00

Synthetic Data for Privacy, AI Fairness and Democratizing Data Access

17:00—17:20

Turn that data into a Differentiator - how Analytics can drive product value

  • Martin Aussenhof, Senior Sales Engineer, Sisense

17:20—17:40

AI or not AI? That's the answer! Presenting CovidDataNet.NRW

  • Dr Christian Stephan, Managing Director, KAIROS

17:40—18:00

Complementing Political/Social Research with AI for a Deeper Understanding of Society

  • Dr Georg Wittenburg, CEO, Inspirient

18:00—18:20

Can AI support our city trees in changing climate?

  • Marcus Voß, AI Expert & Intelligence Architect, Birds on Mars

 
10:00—10:10

Welcome by Bitkom

  • Achim Berg, President, Bitkom

First Floor

10:40—11:00

The Time Is Right For Everyday AI!

  • Dr Sebastian Werner, AI Evangelist & Principal Strategist, Dataiku

First Floor

10:40—11:00

Lessons from Analysing all of Europe's Data

  • Dr Guillaume Aimetti, Co-Founder, Inspirient

Ground Floor

11:00—11:20

Successfully scaling AI - and the role of trust

  • Sarah Engel, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM

First Floor

11:20—11:40

A brief history of data traffic at DB - about the big bang and black holes

  • Stephan Kaulbach, Head of Data Intelligence Center, Deutsche Bahn

Ground Floor

11:40—12:00

Training data and its impact on cultural understanding and ethical values in giant AI models.

  • Jonas Andrulis, Founder & CEO, Aleph Alpha

First Floor

12:00—12:20

Creating markets, creating trustworthiness: standards for AI

  • Ralf Banisch, Senior Data Scientist, Mindpeak

First Floor

12:00—12:20

Data Fabric or Data Mesh - Similarities, Differences and optimal possible Combination of both

  • Harald Gröger, Senior Data & AI Technical Specialist, IBM

Ground Floor

12:20—13:00

Panel: Regulating Artificial Intelligence – The AI Act and its Implications

  • Andreas Hartl, Head of Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

  • Dr Tobias Heimann, Head of Artificial Intelligence Germany, Siemens Healthineers

  • Dr Nadja Kroha, Senior Expert Digital Regulation, Allianz SE

First Floor

12:20—12:40

Initializing a sustainable Data Mesh transformation at Deutsche Bahn

  • Carsten Fritsch, Lead Architect Data Intelligence, Deutsche Bahn

Ground Floor

12:40—13:00

MARISPACE-X: CONNECT THE DOTS

  • Stefan Igel, Chief Operating Officer, Stackable

Ground Floor

13:00—13:20

Extending mobility - how AI contributes towards the future of railway transportation

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

Ground Floor

14:00—14:50

Panel: Scaling AI successfully

  • Thomas Hahn, Chief Expert Software, Siemens

  • Dr Hana Niederbrucker, AI Product Manager in Corporate IT, ZF Group

  • Dr Feiyu Xu, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, SAP

First Floor

14:20—14:40

Moving Forward with Explainable AI - Adoption rate and essential dimensions for a reliable use of AI

  • Lukas Böhres, Senior Associate, PwC

  • Manuel Marowski, Senior Consultant, PwC

Ground Floor

14:50—15:10

Towards AI maturity - development of a transformation roadmap with the appliedAI maturity assessment

  • Philipp Hartmann, Director of AI Strategy , appliedAI

  • Rainer Hoffmann, Senior Manager Data & AI, EnBW

First Floor

15:10—15:30

Empowering Analysts With No-Code Machine Learning

  • Riley MacDonald, Senior Solution Architect, Qlik

First Floor

15:20—15:40

The treasure trove of credit data: Managing risk through the European DataWarehouse

  • Dr Edeltraud Leibrock, Group Vice President Financial Services, Publicis Sapient

Ground Floor

15:30—16:10

Panel: Why policy is interested in data economy: current issues around access, governance, externalities

First Floor

15:40—16:00

How EnBW Utilizes Data & AI Trainings to Upskill its employees and enable cross-divisional work

  • Rainer Hoffmann, Senior Manager Data & AI, EnBW

Ground Floor

16:00—16:20

Using AI to prevent residential burglary in Berlin

  • Lukas Lötters, Senior Data Scientist , Oraylis

Ground Floor

16:10—16:30

How to connect Data & AI with dog intelligence at DB Netz DataNet

  • Florian Dohmann, Founder & Chief Creative, Birds on Mars

  • Dr Nina Stumme, Head of Data Management & Analytics, DB Netz

First Floor

17:00—17:20

Turn that data into a Differentiator - how Analytics can drive product value

  • Martin Aussenhof, Senior Sales Engineer, Sisense

Ground Floor

17:10—17:30

Data Mesh, Data Fabric & Co - the end of monolithic architecture concepts?

  • Ulrich Hohmann, Sales Director, Denodo Technologies

First Floor

17:20—17:40

AI or not AI? That's the answer! Presenting CovidDataNet.NRW

  • Dr Christian Stephan, Managing Director, KAIROS

Ground Floor

17:40—18:00

Complementing Political/Social Research with AI for a Deeper Understanding of Society

  • Dr Georg Wittenburg, CEO, Inspirient

Ground Floor

18:00—18:20

Can AI support our city trees in changing climate?

  • Marcus Voß, AI Expert & Intelligence Architect, Birds on Mars

Ground Floor

 

 

 

15 Sep. 2022

First Floor
Ground Floor

10:00—10:10

Intro

10:10—10:25

Industry Keynote

10:25—10:40

Industry Keynote

10:40—11:00

Extending European Strength with Embedded AI

  • Nico Kelling, VP, Head of Center of Excellence AI, Infineon Technologies

11:00—11:40

Computer Vision Toolbox - On the road to connected Computer Vision & AI Quality Inspection at scale!

  • Anja Fessler, AI Product Manager in Corporate IT, ZF Group

  • Dr Hana Niederbrucker, AI Product Manager in Corporate IT, ZF Group

11:40—12:00

Panel Transfer in die Praxis

  • Dr Sebastian Wieczorek, SAP Data Intelligence

12:00—12:20

Collaborative Self-Learning for Security, Fun and Profit

  • Prof. Dr. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, Professor, Technical University of Darmstadt / Plattform Lernende Systeme

12:20—13:00

The future of robotics: harnessing the exponential power of intelligent automation

  • Alex Knorr, Sales DACH, Sisense

13:00—14:00

Pause

14:00—14:50

Panel: Cloud as an enabler for data-driven innovation in healthcare

14:50—15:10

Enabling Medical AI through Federated Learning

  • Dr Maria Börner, Program Manager, Adap

15:10—15:30

Introduction of MedModels

  • Philipp Koch, Founder & Head of AI, Limebit GmbH

15:30—15:50

AI as medical device - interaction between the AI Act and the Medical Device Regulation

  • Heinz-Uwe Dettling, Partner | Head of Life Sciences, Ernst & Young Law

15:50—16:10

Finance & Insurance: Anti-Money Laundering Risk Control at Commerzbank - Scaling regulatory requirements in the cloud

16:10—16:30

Partner

16:30—16:50

Digital ethics in business practice: Operationalizing a principle-based ethics framework at Merck

  • Dr Simon Lucas, Lead Expert Bioethics & Digital Ethics, Merck Group

16:50—17:10

The power of data culture as a precondition for a smart utilities organization

  • Christiane von Flotow, Head Data Design, Uniper

  • Tatjana Wiebusch, Leader Analytics Strategy & Enablement, Director, Deloitte

17:10—17:30

Partner

10:00—10:40

10:00-10:40 Spacer

10:40—11:00

Manufacturing: Exploratory Data Science on Federated Raw Data

11:00—11:20

AI Systems Engineering - Challenges of a new professional discipline

  • Dr Julius Pfrommer, Head of Department, Fraunhofer IOSB

11:20—11:40

MLOps end-to-end speedrun: build an API around a spam classifier model

  • Dr Stefano Lottini, Developer Advocate, DataStax

11:40—12:00

Beyond MLOps - How Federated MLOps Unlocks the Next Frontier of AI Innovation

  • Robin Röhm, Co-Founder and CEO, Apheris

12:00—12:20

AI as a Service: Quick and scalable Machine Learning POCs with no-code/low-code tools in the cloud

  • Julius Otto, Presales Manager Data, AllCloud

12:20—12:40

Free texts to knowledge graphs - the Holy Grail of semantic computing on an industrial scale

  • Dr Bernd Geiger, CEO & CTO, semafora systems

12:40—13:00

Trust: Automated Risk Evaluation and Mitigation for AI Systems

13:00—14:00

Pause

14:00—14:20

AI assisted load sharing for improved energy efficiency

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

14:20—14:40

Vertical federated learning across the value chain

  • Michael Kühne-Schlinkert, Founder & CEO, Katulu

14:40—15:00

Autonomous Driving through Federated Learning and Fleet Learning

  • Daniel Beutel, Founder & CEO, Adap

15:00—15:20

Partner: AllCloud

15:20—15:40

How to make sure your AI initiative fails

  • Dr Dominik Haitz, Senior Data Scientist, E.ON Group

15:40—16:00

Partner

16:00—16:20

"Automation of Automation" for competitive production systems

  • Dr Werner Kraus, Diplom-Ingenieur Mechanical Engineering, Fraunhofer IPA

16:20—16:40

Key points and lessons learned in AI projects in mechanical engineering

  • Vanessa Müller, Data Scientist , Point 8 GmbH

16:40—17:00

Data-Driven Production Process Optimization: Machine Learning Toolbox & Beverage Industry Use Cases

  • Ralf Klinkenberg, Founder & Head of Research, RapidMiner

17:00

Intelligent Decision Support: Enabling CSM & FSM with Health Monitoring for Spare & Service Handling

  • Sebastian Baumann, Founder & Managing Director, DATAbility

 
10:40—11:00

Extending European Strength with Embedded AI

  • Nico Kelling, VP, Head of Center of Excellence AI, Infineon Technologies

First Floor

11:00—11:40

Computer Vision Toolbox - On the road to connected Computer Vision & AI Quality Inspection at scale!

  • Anja Fessler, AI Product Manager in Corporate IT, ZF Group

  • Dr Hana Niederbrucker, AI Product Manager in Corporate IT, ZF Group

First Floor

11:00—11:20

AI Systems Engineering - Challenges of a new professional discipline

  • Dr Julius Pfrommer, Head of Department, Fraunhofer IOSB

Ground Floor

11:20—11:40

MLOps end-to-end speedrun: build an API around a spam classifier model

  • Dr Stefano Lottini, Developer Advocate, DataStax

Ground Floor

11:40—12:00

Beyond MLOps - How Federated MLOps Unlocks the Next Frontier of AI Innovation

  • Robin Röhm, Co-Founder and CEO, Apheris

Ground Floor

12:00—12:20

Collaborative Self-Learning for Security, Fun and Profit

  • Prof. Dr. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, Professor, Technical University of Darmstadt / Plattform Lernende Systeme

First Floor

12:00—12:20

AI as a Service: Quick and scalable Machine Learning POCs with no-code/low-code tools in the cloud

  • Julius Otto, Presales Manager Data, AllCloud

Ground Floor

12:20—13:00

The future of robotics: harnessing the exponential power of intelligent automation

  • Alex Knorr, Sales DACH, Sisense

First Floor

12:20—12:40

Free texts to knowledge graphs - the Holy Grail of semantic computing on an industrial scale

  • Dr Bernd Geiger, CEO & CTO, semafora systems

Ground Floor

14:00—14:50

Panel: Cloud as an enabler for data-driven innovation in healthcare

First Floor

14:00—14:20

AI assisted load sharing for improved energy efficiency

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

Ground Floor

14:20—14:40

Vertical federated learning across the value chain

  • Michael Kühne-Schlinkert, Founder & CEO, Katulu

Ground Floor

14:40—15:00

Autonomous Driving through Federated Learning and Fleet Learning

  • Daniel Beutel, Founder & CEO, Adap

Ground Floor

14:50—15:10

Enabling Medical AI through Federated Learning

  • Dr Maria Börner, Program Manager, Adap

First Floor

15:10—15:30

Introduction of MedModels

  • Philipp Koch, Founder & Head of AI, Limebit GmbH

First Floor

15:20—15:40

How to make sure your AI initiative fails

  • Dr Dominik Haitz, Senior Data Scientist, E.ON Group

Ground Floor

15:30—15:50

AI as medical device - interaction between the AI Act and the Medical Device Regulation

  • Heinz-Uwe Dettling, Partner | Head of Life Sciences, Ernst & Young Law

First Floor

16:00—16:20

"Automation of Automation" for competitive production systems

  • Dr Werner Kraus, Diplom-Ingenieur Mechanical Engineering, Fraunhofer IPA

Ground Floor

16:20—16:40

Key points and lessons learned in AI projects in mechanical engineering

  • Vanessa Müller, Data Scientist , Point 8 GmbH

Ground Floor

16:30—16:50

Digital ethics in business practice: Operationalizing a principle-based ethics framework at Merck

  • Dr Simon Lucas, Lead Expert Bioethics & Digital Ethics, Merck Group

First Floor

16:40—17:00

Data-Driven Production Process Optimization: Machine Learning Toolbox & Beverage Industry Use Cases

  • Ralf Klinkenberg, Founder & Head of Research, RapidMiner

Ground Floor

16:50—17:10

The power of data culture as a precondition for a smart utilities organization

  • Christiane von Flotow, Head Data Design, Uniper

  • Tatjana Wiebusch, Leader Analytics Strategy & Enablement, Director, Deloitte

First Floor

17:00

Intelligent Decision Support: Enabling CSM & FSM with Health Monitoring for Spare & Service Handling

  • Sebastian Baumann, Founder & Managing Director, DATAbility

Ground Floor