Agenda

Icebreaker - Think Tank Academy

16:00

The Think Tank Academy is designed to establish intimate networking opportunities while discussing cutting-edge topics in an interactive and content driven environment. Parallel sessions give participants the opportunity to choose which think tank they would like to attend and therefore this format enables deep dive and honest discussions amongst senior leaders.

Pre-Summit Welcome Reception

19:00

Join us for a private cocktail reception at one of Berlin’s most exclusive locations.
Hosted by GFT

About the Academy Award winning Film "A Girl in The River" and it's Fundamental Impact against Honor Killing

19:00

Pre-event Cocktail Reception Keynote

Event Registration & Welcome Coffee and Tea

08:00

Global Female Leaders 2017 – Welcome Address

08:45

Uncertainty as the New Normal? – A Global Economic Outlook

09:00

Keynote Presentation

The Crisis of Globalization, Rise of Populism and the Revenge against Elites

09:30

Executive Panel Discussion

Karan Bilimoria

Member of the House of Lords, Co-Founder and Chairman
Cobra Beer, UK

Megan Beyer

Former Executive Director of the Arts and the Humanities
The President`s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, USA

Dr Antonia Rados

Foreign Correspondent and TV Journalist
RTL Television, Germany/ France

The End of The West as We Knew it – What Does it Mean for the Middle East Peace Process?

10:15

Spotlight Sessions

Dr Antonia Rados

Foreign Correspondent and TV Journalist
RTL Television, Germany/ France

Focus Latin America – Argentina as the Game Changer?

10:15

Spotlight Sessions

Dr Julia Pomares

Executive Director
Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC), Argentina

International Networking & Coffee Break

10:45

Smart Data – It’s time for a Social Consensus

11:15

Insight Presentation

Rachel Empey

Chief Financial & Strategy Officer, Member of the Board
Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG, Germany/UK

Blurring Science Fiction and Reality: The Future of Bionics

12:10

Insight Presentation

Samantha Payne

Innovation Fellow at WIRED, Co-Founder and COO
Open Bionics, UK

International Networking & Lunch with Dessert and Coffee

12:35

Pioneering the Robotics Industry: A Vital Step on Our Human Evolutionary Path

13:35

Spotlight Sessions

The Way We Read has Changed, and Big Data is Responsible

13:35

Spotlight Sessions

Human Centric Digital Transformation, Leadership and the Future of Work

14:05

Keynote Presentation

Dr Martin Schulz

Senior Research Fellow
Fujitsu Research Institute Tokyo, Japan

Think Tank Academy

15:00

The Think Tank Academy is designed to establish intimate networking opportunities while discussing cutting-edge topics in an interactive and content driven environment.

Isabel Bonacker

Member of the Board of Administration
Babor GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Adveta Dwivedi

Head of Digital Marketing
Whoopey.com, United Arab Emirates

International Networking & Coffee Break

15:15

Life Science – Where Does our Selfoptimizing Society Lead us to?

15:45

Spotlight Sessions

Loud Youth, Silent Adulthood: Hearing Challenges for an Aging Population

15:45

Spotlight Sessions

Ana Belén Elgoyhen

Scientist and Professor
Institute for Research on Genetic Engineering, National Research Council, Argentina

The Evolution toward Patient-centric Value Proposition: Exploring New ways to Deliver Better, Faster and Affordable Healthcare

16:15

Keynote Presentation

Shobana Kamineni

Executive Vice Chairperson
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, India

International Networking & Coffee Break

16:45

Improving Health & Making Healthcare Fit for the Future: Vision, Challenges and Opportunities

17:25

Executive Panel Discussion

Keting Chu

Biotech Entrepreneur and Venture Partner
Apple Tree Partners, USA

Ana Belén Elgoyhen

Scientist and Professor
Institute for Research on Genetic Engineering, National Research Council, Argentina

The Purpose of Food in a Modern World - From Calorie Intake to Personalized Nutritions

18:00

Insight Presentation

Responsible Digital Leadership in Politics and Media & How to Walk the Talk

18:25

Exclusive Interview

Cocktail Reception – Join us for International Networking

19:45

Hosted by KPMG

Festive Gala Dinner

20:15

SightRunning

07:30

Explore the attractions of Germany‘s capital city from a new perspective with  your personal SightRunning guide

Artificial Intelligence is Changing our Work

07:30

International Networking Breakfast – Including an Inspiring Early Bird Think Tank

Hosted by SAP

Tech vs. Talk: Is Technology Changing Human Relationships?

08:30

Keynote Presentation

Genevieve Bell

Senior Fellow and Vice President in the Corporate Strategy Office
Intel Corporation, USA/Australia

Creating a Bridge – Connecting the Entrepreneurial Community with Major Global Markets

09:00

Insight Presentation

Anthony Newstead

Global Group Director, Emerging Technologies & Strategic Innovation
The Coca-Cola Company, USA

How Iranian Women in Tech Break the Cutural Glass Ceiling

09:25

Spotlight Sessions

The Sharing Economy and the Opportunity for Women

09:25

Spotlight Sessions

International Networking & Coffee Break

10:00

Management in the Years of Transformation: Survival through Digital Leadership

10:30

Impulse and Executive Panel Discussion

Sophie Mathur

Corporate Partner, Global Co-Head of Innovation
Linklaters LLP, Singapore

How to Futureproof your Workplace and Career Today for Success Tomorrow

11:15

Insight Presentation

Dr Linda Sharkey

CEO, Author and Executive Coach
Tomlin Sharkey and Associates, USA

The Millennial Myth

11:40

Keynote Presentation

Rachel Campbell

Global Head of People, Performance and Culture
KPMG International, UK

International Networking & Lunch with Dessert and Coffee

12:10

Think Tank Academy

13:10

The Think Tank Academy is designed to establish intimate networking opportunities while discussing cutting-edge topics in an interactive and content driven environment.

Susanna Nezmeskal

Vice President Corporate Diversity
Deutsche Post DHL Group, Germany

Dr Martin Schulz

Senior Research Fellow
Fujitsu Research Institute Tokyo, Japan

Sigrid Stinnes

Digital Transformation & Design Thinking Lead DACH,
Accenture Digital, Germany

Leonie Kiene

Digital Transformation Manager & Design Thinking Expert
Accenture Digital, Germany

Innovation in Public Transport and Deliveries

14:10

Spotlight Sessions

Digital Growth Hacks for Business Growth - A MENA Market Perspective

14:10

Spotlight Sessions

Adveta Dwivedi

Head of Digital Marketing
Whoopey.com, United Arab Emirates

The New Role of the CIO in the Age of Cybercrime and Cyberwar

14:40

Keynote Presentation

Do You Speak IoT? Another Language Future Leaders Need to Learn

15:10

Keynote Presentation

Dr Tanja Rueckert

Executive Vice President Business Unit IoT & Digital Supply Chain
SAP SE, Germany

International Networking & Coffee Break

15:40

Startups: Becoming the Drivers of Disruption in the Financial Services Industry

16:00

Keynote Presentation

Investment Strategy in a World of Change – How to Address a Challenging Financial Environment

16:30

Exclusive Debate

Towards Becoming The Happiest City On Earth

17:00

Impulse and Executive Panel Discussion

Smart Cities on the Move in a Digitalized and Hyper-Connected World: Global Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

17:00

Impulse and Executive Panel Discussion

Anne Berner

Member of the Parliament
Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland

Moderator’s Closing Comments & Farewell

17:45