Agenda

Summit Registration & Welcome Coffee and Tea

08:00

Global Digital Leaders 2017 – Welcome Address

09:00

On Digital Leadership: How to Gain the Competitive Edge in a Disruptive World

09:15

Keynote Presentation

Dr Carsten Linz

Business Development Officer and Global Head Center for Digital Leadership
SAP SE, Germany

Digital Teams: Curse or Blessing for Disruption?

09:45

Insight Presentation

International Networking & Coffee Break

10:10

Exchange ideas and best practices on importaant topics and challenges in an interactive and content-driven environment

10:40

Think Tank Academy

Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?
Digital Innovation Leadership: How to Accelerate Digital Innovation and Drive Associated Organizational Transformation
Will Digital Assistants Change Customer Experience?

Delphine Desgurse

Head of Digital Strategy and Innovation
Le Groupe La Poste, France

Time to Change? How the Digitalisation Influences Corporate Culture

11:40

Insight Presentation

Convergent vs. Divergent Leadership and Why it all Matters for an Innovative Organization

12:05

Insight Presentation

International Networking & Lunch

12:30

Digital Disruption or Confusion: How to Prepare and Successfully Lead an Organisation through Changes

13:30

Executive Panel Discussion

Delphine Desgurse

Head of Digital Strategy and Innovation
Le Groupe La Poste, France

Mario Pieper

Chief Digital Officer
BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Germany

Arne Wolter

Chief Digital Officer
Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co KG, Germany

Digital Innovation in Home Appliances: Home Connect – From Product to Platform Business

14:15

Keynote Presentation

Mario Pieper

Chief Digital Officer
BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Germany

Machine Learning for Businesses - Unlimited and Unexplored Opportunities

14:45

Keynote Presentation

International Networking & Coffee Break

15:15

Participate in lively debates within small groups where you bounce ideas and brainstorm solutions to your daily challenges

15:45

Open Dialogue Forum

  • Digital Transformation in Customer Service
  • How to Boost Digital Literacy and Overcome Digital Skills Gap?
  • The AR – VR Hype: Current Expansion & Future Evolution
  • The New World of Work in the Digital Age
  • How to Build a Culture of Constant Change as Key in Digital Transformation?
  • The Rise of Digital Assistants: Opportunity for Customer-Centric Business

Spotlight Sessions

16:45

The (Bumpy) Road to Corporate Digital Transformation
The Importance of Diversity and Inclusivity in Technology

Dena Sadjadi

Business Development Manager Digital
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Netherlands

The Virgin Megastore Reinvention: Before and After

17:15

Insight Presentation

Riding the Africa Digital Revolution with New Banking Models

17:40

Keynote Presentation

International Networking & Cocktails

18:30

International Networking Dinner

19:00

Sight Running

07:30

International Networking & Breakfast

08:30

The Missing Link – Why We Need to Secure our IT-Basis First

09:00

Keynote Presentation

Digital Communications for Social Good

09:30

Insight Presentation

James Whittington

Director of Communications
Children's Investment Fund Foundation, UK

International Networking & Coffee Break

09:55

Exchange ideas and best practices on important topics and challenges in an interactive and content-driven environment

10:25

Think Tank Academy

Making Diversity in Technology Matters and Exploring How to Foster an Inclusive Culture to Boost Innovation Capability

Digital Teams: Curse or Blessing for Disruption?

Perspectives on How to Smooth the (Bumpy) Road to Corporate Digital Transformation

Dena Sadjadi

Business Development Manager Digital
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Netherlands

How Artificial Intelligence Revolutionizes Business: Insights from the Eyewear Industry

11:25

Insight Presentation

Perspectives on Collaborative Creativity in Industrial R&D to Achieve Digital Maturity

11:50

Keynote Presentation

Mario Jarmasz

Manager Innovation Studio
Xerox Research Centre Europe, Germany

International Networking & Lunch

12:20

Digital Transformation or Culture Change? From Big Data to Smart Data

13:20

Insight Presentation

Disrupted or Disrupting? Building a New Innovation Ecosystem

13:45

Insight Presentation

International Networking & Coffee Break

14:10

From Mobile First to AI First: Paving the Way to the Next Level of Digital Transformation

14:40

Insight Presentation

Ari Fadyl

Strategic Leader, Global Partnerships
Google, Indonesia

The Psychological Toll of the Smartphone

15:05

Keynote Presentation

Dr David A. Ellis

Lecturer in Psychology & Computational Social Science,
Lancaster University, UK

Moderator’s Closing Comments

15:35