The focus of the DigitalFuture Summit '18

Our focus is defined by digital trends determining your early career success.

Get in contact with leading experts.

Enrich your knowledge, network, and accelerate your career.

This year, the conference will mainly focus on three clusters:

 Enhancing Life

 Transforming Industries

 Providing Security

 Building blocks  '18

Keynotes

Listen to the views and forecasts of leading executives about the future of digitalization.

Panel discussions

Discussion of recent market trends and expected developments in the field of digitalization.

Master Classes

Interactive sessions given by experts in the field of digitalization allowing students to interact with speakers and asking advanced questions.

Workshops

Direct engagement with attendees, helping them to learn more about digitalization through case studies, discussion of problems, or presentations.

Agenda

12th July 2018

Participants will be introduced to the three main topics of the Summit: Enhancing Life, Transforming Industries and Providing Security. The day will start with a keynote held by a prominent executive of a leading firm in the Tech industry and it will continue with a series of masterclasses in which attendees will have the opportunity to directly interact with experts in digitalization. Don't miss your chance to deep-dive into these topics and learn from key industry leaders! But, the fun is not over yet! This year's DFS includes a BBQ Networking Session, where participants can connect with key industry leaders and panel speakers about current digital trends! We believe that the best way to network is while enjoying some beer!

Timetable

13th July 2018

After gaining theoretical knowledge about digitalization, it is time to get your hands dirty! The second day will mainly be focused on providing attendees with practical activities. In fact, after a welcome keynote speech, participants will have the possibility to participate in workshops held by leading companies throughout the whole day. They will have the opportunity to face case studies, discuss real examples of problems faced by industries and assist to insightful presentations. Also, don't forget to bring your CV and business cards with you! The Career Booths at DFS 2018 will help you get that dream job you've been waiting for! Large international firms will be on campus scouting for the best talents! This is an event you DON'T want to miss!
Remember, spots are limited, so reserve yours now here!

Timetable

Represented companies  '18

and many more still to come...

Speakers and Workshop partners '18

Alejandro
Basterrechea

Lead Procurement Operations, Controlling & Projects at Zalando

Alex
Weber

Head of International Markets at N26

Belen
Caeiro

Director of Product Marketing at Babbel

Bertrand
Parizot

Director - Buying, Private Label & Planning at Amorelie

Carsten
Wengel

Group Senior VP – Head of Region EMEA at Giesecke & Devrient

Claudio
Martay

Head of Business Development and Projects at i2x

Dr. Andreas
Gördeler

Federal Ministry of Economics & Energy

Dr. David
Beyer

Lead Strategic Procurement at Zalando

Dr. Nazim
Cetin

CEO at Allianz X

Dr. Sebastian
Stricker

CEO at Share

Dr. Tamas
Giorgadse

CEO and Co-Founder at Raisin

Dr. Volker
Anhäuser

Head of Corporates Global Markets Germany at BNP Paribas

Fabian
Schwarzer

Consultant at Roland Berger

Gerwin
Fels

Founder & Director at Idego

Helen
Arnold

President of the SAP Business Data Network

Holger
G. Weiss

Managing Director and CEO at German Autolabs

Jag
Singh

Managing Director at Techstars

Johannes
Boyne

Engineering Lead at BCG Digital Ventures

Julian
Hagenschulte

Director - Head of Digital Advisory at CBRE

Julian
von Fischer

Co-Founder at Karlsson

Julius
Rüßmann

Associate at Earlybird

Magnus
Graf Lambsdorff

Partner at Lakestar

Marco
Thelen

Managing Director at Accenture Interactive

Markus
Hägele

Head of Digital Transformation at Daimler

Markus
Hartbauer

Chief Solutions Architect at SER Solutions

Meg
Greenhouse

VP Digital Workplace at Zalando

Ramin
Niroumand

Managing Partner / Co-Founder & CEO​ at FinLeap

Roland
Folz

CEO at solarisBank

Sylvain
Lierre

Director of Brand Marketing at Babbel

Thani
Shamsi

VP Global Strategy & Growth at Zeotap

Thomas
Kleine

BT Country Lead at Pfizer

Tobias
Rappers

Managing Director at Spielfeld Digital Hub GmbH

Tristan
Rouillard

Head of Venture Development at WATTx

Platinum Partners '18

Daimler AG

Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses, and Daimler Financial Services, this vehicle manufacturer is one of the biggest providers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach.

SER Group

SER is represented through subsidiaries and local branch offices in important international markets and offers the full range of services and solutions for the successful implementation of your ECM project, from software sales to professional service and customer support. We're designing the working environment of the future… today and international!

Gold Partners '18

Wayfair

Wayfair offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points with a superior customer service and inspiring interior topics. With an unparalleled selection of more than 10 million home items from 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Always committed to using technology to create a superior shopping experience, Wayfair developed Wayfair Next which concentrates on 3D visualization technology.​ Wayfair generated $4.7 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ending December 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 7,700 people.​

CORE SE

CORE accompanies the management of complex IT transformations of companies and market partners in which IT has a disproportionately high contribution to their business success. Building on detailed market knowledge, deep technology expertise, and methodologically sound approaches, CORE develops solutions together with their partners, which in the long term ensures the future viability of relevant elements.
CORE has offices in Berlin, Dubai, London, and Zurich. In 2016 they completed projects in China (Hong Kong), Germany, the United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. With a total of 85 projects in 2016, CORE covers five industries and sectors: banking, insurance, automotive, biotech and the public sector.​

Webpage:
www.core.se

SAP

As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP helps you streamline your processes, giving you the ability to use real-time data to predict customer trends across your entire business.
SAP is committed to helping every customer become a best-run business. SAP innovations already help 388,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively.​

Webpage:
www.sap.com

Pfizer

When people get sick, many things can change for them - an often difficult path begins. More than 10,000 researchers and more than 97,000 employees work for Pfizer to help people along the way. They develop and sell innovative medicines and vaccines, as well as some of the world's most popular over-the-counter products. Their research focuses on cancer, pain, inflammatory diseases and diseases of the central nervous system.
Pfizer currently has more than 2,500 employees in three locations in Germany: Berlin, Freiburg and Karlsruhe. Pfizer Germany's head office in Berlin is home to the human medicines and consumer healthcare sectors. In addition, Pfizer is managing oncology for about 50 countries from Berlin, from Europe to Japan and South Korea to Australia and New Zealand. The distribution center is located in Karlsruhe and pharmaceuticals for the world market are produced and packaged in Freiburg.​

Webpage:
www.pfizer.de

Accenture Interactive

Customer experience is the battleground for brands today. Winning in an experience-led market means being hyper-focused on the customer and agile enough to offer new, connected experiences that flex to accommodate individual needs.
Accenture Interactive helps clients create the best customer experiences on the planet, across the entire customer journey. Through our connected offerings in design, marketing, content, and commerce, we create new ways to win.

BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The BNP Paribas Group has been active in Germany since 1947 and has successfully positioned itself on the market with thirteen companies. Private customers, companies and institutions are looked after by roughly 5,000 employees in all relevant economic regions all over the country. The wide-ranging products and services offered by BNP Paribas are almost identical to that of an universal bank.

COMING SOON

Our team is currently organizing the DFS '18 to provide you with an amazing experience