Program ESMT Annual Forum 2017

Program

JUNE 6, 2019

9:00 a.m.                 REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING BREAKFAST
10:00 a.m.

WELCOME
Jörg Rocholl
President and EY Chair in Governance and Compliance, ESMT Berlin

OPENING REMARKS
Dieter Zetsche
Chairman of the ESMT Foundation Board of Trustees

KEYNOTES
Stefanie Babst
Chief Strategic Policy Analyst, NATO

Dieter Kempf
President, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Ruben Vardanyan
Impact Investor and Social Entrepreneur; Co-Founder, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative

11:15 a.m.

PANEL
Driving innovation

Technological advancement and innovation vary from region to region. Where is innovation market-driven? When is it grass roots? What is the role of companies, of political leaders, of the military? This panel will take a closer look at the key drivers of innovation globally to discover how companies can orchestrate successful innovation in different environments.

Lolwah R M Al-Khater
Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar

Roland Busch
Member of the Board of Management, Siemens

Doris Höpke
Member of the Board of Management, Munich Re

Karl von Rohr
Member of the Board of Management, Deutsche Bank

Stefan Wagner
Associate Professor of Strategy and Director of PhD Studies, ESMT Berlin

Moderated by: Melinda Crane, Journaiist and Television Host

12:30 p.m.NETWORKING LUNCH
2:00 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS with ESMT experts

Özlem Bedre-Defolie
Matchmakers in the digital economy

Sandro Gaycken
Digital Society Institute presents: best practices to avoid being hacked

Olaf Plötner
Solid growth – strategies of industrial champions in global markets

Jens Weinmann
The rise of intelligent machines – innovation, empowerment, control

3:15 p.m.COFFEE BREAK
3:45 p.m.

SIGNING CEREMONY

KEYNOTE
Gerd Müller
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, German Federal Government

ADDRESS
Dennis Zuo
CEO, Huawei Technologies Deutchland

MODERATED TALKS: AN INSIDE PERSPECTIVE
The moderated talks will provide a focused in-depth discussion on different perspectives of global change. Proven leaders in business or civil society are paired to shed light on developments, challenges, and opportunities in their fields. A moderator will guide the discussion and ask relevant questions.

MODERATED TALK
Ethics in business
Wolfgang Huber
Theologian, Former Chairman of the Council of the Protestant Church in Germany
Lorena Jaume-Palasí
Executive Director, The Ethical Tech Society

MODERATED TALK
Startups in Africa

Tom Plümmer
Co-Founder and CEO, Wingcopter
Arun Sharma
Founder, Infinite Potentials Consulting

Moderated by: Melinda Crane, Journalist and Television Host

5:40 p.m.

THE LIA
The ESMT Berlin prize for business excellence in leadership, innovation, or analytics

Recipient - Corinne Michaela Flick, Founder and Chair, Convoco Foundation
Laudatory speech - Gisbert Rühl, CEO, Klöckner & Co

CLOSING REMARKS
Jörg Rocholl
President and EY Chair in Governance and Compliance, ESMT Berlin

6:00 p.m.NETWORKING RECEPTION

 

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