Agenda for Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Microsoft, Unter den Linden 17, D-10117 Berlin, Germany

Agenda – David and Goliath

 10:00
Welcome note by Microsoft and b-to-v
 10:15
Key note by conference chairman
 11:00
The Future of Education – How our education system is re-invented

Entrepreneurs with innovative education concepts discuss with representatives of universities, with political decision makers, with pedagogues, and with investors

Dr. Alexander Bob, Arndt Kwiatkowski, Martina Neef, Prof. Dr. Marcus Schögel, Markus Witte

 11:45
The Future of Banking – How today’s industry leaders are being challenged

Entrepreneurs with cutting-edge service/technology concepts for the financial industry discuss with representatives of the banking industry, and with investors

Dr. Martin Deckert, Dr. Jan Deepen, Bernd Fieseler, Jörn Nikolay

 12:30
Lunch
 14:00
The Future of Publishing – How struggling giants can learn from pioneers

Representatives of large publishing companies discuss with market observers, with entrepreneurs who re-invent the industry, and with investors

Dr. Jochen Gutbrod, Dr. Jens Müffelmann, Dr. Arndt Roller, Markus Schunk, Stanton Sugarman

 14:45
The Future of Retail – Former innovators are challenged by young innovators

Leading online retailers discuss with smaller creative online retailers, with representatives of major retail companies, and with investors

Fabian Heilemann, Peter Mucha, Stefan Smalla, Dr. Oliver Pabst

 15:30
Coffee Break
 16:30
The Future of Goliaths – How Goliaths approach Davids and why

Executive managers of major corporations, corporate venture capitalists, corporate development strategists, and investors discuss start-up investments

Prof. Holger Jung, Prof. Mag. Michael Grabner, Stephan Jacquemot, Dr. Ijad Madisch, Florian Schweitzer, Konstantin Urban

 17:30
Wrap-up of the day and closing notes by Microsoft and b-to-v
 18:00
Davids and Goliaths party together

Networking of conference speakers and guests accompanied by drinks and food