ESMT Annual Forum 2018


Dieter Zetsche

Confirmed speaker: Dieter Zetsche

Chairman of the Board of Management, Daimler; Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars

Katrin König

Confirmed speaker: Katrin König

Vice President Data Analytics Center of Excellence, Deutsche Post DHL Group

©BMWi/Susanne Eriksson

Confirmed speaker: Peter Altmaier

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

Carsten Spohr

Confirmed speaker: Carsten Spohr

Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Lufthansa

Baba Kalyani

Confirmed speaker: Baba Kalyani

Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Forge

Don Gao

Confirmed speaker: Don Gao

Chief Executive Officer, Positec Group

Tom Enders

Confirmed speaker: Tom Enders

Chief Executive Officer, Airbus

Frank Stieler

Confirmed speaker: Frank Stieler

Chief Executive Officer, KraussMaffei Group

Jack Cheng

Confirmed speaker: Jack Cheng

Co-founder and Executive Vice President, NIO; Chief Executive Officer, XPT

Nicolas Miailhe

Confirmed speaker: Nicolas Miailhe

Co-Founder, The AI Initiative; Co-Founder and President, The Future Society

About the ESMT Annual Forum

About the ESMT Annual Forum

A platform to debate and share ideas on current business topics.

ESMT Annual Forum Program

Program details

This year’s conference will take a wide-angled look at technology.


Meet the speakers

Top executives, politicians and academic experts will share their ideas on digitalization.


Partnering with the ESMT Annual Forum

We put your company and your brand in the spotlight.

Directions and Hotel Information


Directions to campus and hotel recommendations.

Past topics

Past topics

Find out more about our past year's topics

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Former speakers

Top executives and academic experts already have shared their views.

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For all kind of inquiries, please contact our team.

Special thanks:


Hotel partner:

Park Plaza Wallstreet Berlin Mitte

Media partners:

Deutsche WelleeuronewsHarvard Business ManagerTagesspiegel
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