Technology & Innovation Summit 2024

October 8-9

Rise Stronger
Outpace with Speed & Intelligence

In today's dynamic world, it's not enough to keep pace.

It's about flourishing despite change, observing rational dependencies, doing things differently, and thereby creating innovations that ensure competitiveness based on technological excellence.
However, technologies alone will not lead you to success.

Unlock the secrets of success in dynamic times together with renowned experts and pioneers from various industries - just like more than 2,500 innovators did at past summits successfully.

This isn't just an event - it's a catalyst for change, a launch pad for the new normal.


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Recap of Last Year's #TIS

TIS 2024 - Snapshot

150

Selected Participants
from SME & Corporates

30+

Visionary Speakers

10

Emerging Trends & Future Topics

Top Reasons to Attend

Discover the Power of Possibilities.

Rise

Embark on a journey of innovation and growth, where you'll uncover strategies to overcome barriers and tackle today's and tomorrow's challenges. Dive into hands-on exploration of the latest trends, technologies, and transformation paths.

Stronger

Embrace transformation! TIS is a powerful catalyst for change and a launch pad for the new normal, fostering strength through community. Engage with inspiring keynotes and interactive workshops to explore innovative methods, tools, and strategies. Exchange valuable insights and learn from both: Best and Bad practices.

Together

Build meaningful contacts and expand your network. The Summit provides a unique platform to exchange ideas and experiences, connecting you with potential collaboration partners. Empower yourself to shape your future with logic, courage, and thoughtful reflection.

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2024 Speakers

From transformative journeys in dynamic markets to practical co-creation for a circular economy, our speakers will ignite your imagination and embrace the future of technology and entrepreneurial excellence.

Dr. Wieland Holfelder
Vice President Engineering
Google Germany GmbH
Nora Sophie Griefahn
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Cradle to Cradle NGO
Professor Tobias Gutmann
Head of Siemens Product Innovation Lab & asst. Professor at EBS University
Dr. Marc Patzwald
Head of Department Technology Management, Fraunhofer IPT
Dr. Dorothea Ernst
Sustainability Catalyst
INFORM GmbH
Kurt Kapp
Head of Economic Development
City of Munich
Dr. Dahai Yu
General Manager
TCL Corporate Research
Hans-Peter Merklein
CEO
Grenzebach Envelon GmbH
Toni Drescher
Founder & Managing Director
INC
Anne Loos
Executive Director Artificial Intelligence
INC
Patrick Kabasci
Executive Director Digital Operations
INC
Dr. Stefan Thomas
Executive Director Products & Ventures
INC
Dr. Myron Graw
Executive Director Sustainability
INC
Gül Aktaş Kuş
Gül Aktaş Kuş
Gül Aktaş Kuş
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Gül Aktaş Kuş
Head Of Digital Transformation Execution
BSH Home Appliances
Dr. Henning Never
Dr. Henning Never
Dr. Henning Never
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Dr. Henning Never
Project Lead at DT Group Sustainability Program
Deutsche Telekom
Marc Artmeyer
Marc Artmeyer
Marc Artmeyer
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Marc Artmeyer
SVP Operations Europe
dormakaba
Dr. Benny Drescher
Dr. Benny Drescher
Dr. Benny Drescher
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Dr. Benny Drescher
CTO
FLAIR - Hong Kong Industrial Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Centre
Patric Hellermann
Patric Hellermann
Patric Hellermann
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Patric Hellermann
Founding Partner, GP
Foundamental
Thomas Breuer
Thomas Breuer
Thomas Breuer
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Thomas Breuer
Plant Manager
Hilti
Edmond Lai
Edmond Lai
Edmond Lai
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Edmond Lai
Chief Digital Officer
Director HKPC & CEO FLAIR
Dr. Ingrid Reyzl
Dr. Ingrid Reyzl
Dr. Ingrid Reyzl
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Dr. Ingrid Reyzl
VP Technology & Operations, New Growth Factory
Miele
Steven Kirkham
Steven Kirkham
Steven Kirkham
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Steven Kirkham
Global Technology Director, Aerospace & Specialties
Novelis
Susanne Aghassi
Susanne Aghassi
Susanne Aghassi
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Susanne Aghassi
Group Manager Exploration Projects and Incubator
Saint-Gobain Research
Dr. Biba Visnjicki
Dr. Biba Visnjicki
Dr. Biba Visnjicki
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Dr. Biba Visnjicki
Global Head of Technology and Digitalisation
Tembo Group
Dr. Daniel Rüschen
Dr. Daniel Rüschen
Dr. Daniel Rüschen
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Dr. Daniel Rüschen
Manager Technologies
Viega
Toni Drescher
Toni Drescher
Toni Drescher
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Toni Drescher
CEO
INC Innovation Center
Anne Loos
Anne Loos
Anne Loos
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Anne Loos
Executive Director New Business & Technologies
INC Innovation Center
Dr. Myron Graw
Dr. Myron Graw
Dr. Myron Graw
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Dr. Myron Graw
Executive Director Sustainability
INC Innovation Center
Patrick Kabasci
Patrick Kabasci
Patrick Kabasci
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Patrick Kabasci
Executive Director Digital Transformation
INC Innovation Center
Daniel Führen
Daniel Führen
Daniel Führen
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Daniel Führen
Head of New Energy Systems
INC Innovation Center
Tim Schroeder
Tim Schroeder
Tim Schroeder
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Tim Schroeder
Head of Artificial Intelligence
INC Innovation Center
Antonela Germek
Antonela Germek
Antonela Germek
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Antonela Germek
Head of Innovation Excellence
INC Innovation Center
Ixchen Elías
Ixchen Elías
Ixchen Elías
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Ixchen Elías
Innovation Manager Sustainable Operations
INC Innovation Center

Agenda

Take a look at our program with visionary insights!  

9:30 am

Rise Stronger: Diversifying in Dynamic Markets

Toni Drescher, CEO, INC
Anne Loos, Executive Director New Business & Technologies, INC

10:00 am

Evolving from Plastic to Paper: A Machine Builder's Transformation Journey

Dr. Biba Visnjicki, Global Head of Technology and Digitalisation, Tembo Group

10:30 am

Innovators’ Warm-Up

Kickstart with an engaging and energizing icebreaker designed to spark creativity and foster networking.

11:00 am

Creative Refuel: Coffee Time

11:15 am

Old Roots, New Shoots: Nurturing Growth through Traditional Values and Modern Strategies

Dr. Ingrid Reyzl, VP Technology & Operations, New Growth Factory, Miele

11:45 am

Y-Shaped Innovation: Spotlight on Challenges, Beyond Solutions

Dr. Daniel Rüschen, Manager Technologies, Viega
Antonela Germek, Head of Innovation Excellence, INC

12:15 pm

Networking Oasis: Lunch Time

1:15 pm

Cross-Sector Briefing: Exploring Circular Economy Challenges for the Co-Creation Sessions

Ixchen Elías, Innovation Manager Sustainable Operations, INC
Daniel Führen, Head of New Energy Systems, INC
Dr. Myron Graw, Executive Director Sustainability, INC

1:45 pm

Hands-on Co-Creation: Enhancing Circular Economy through Product, Business and Company Redesign

Challenge 1: Circular Transformation: Creating New Business Opportunities with Circularity
Challenge 2: Circular Electronics - Reinventing Electronic Hardware for Sustainability
Challenge 3: Circular Transformation - Creating New Business Opportunities with Circularity

2:55 pm

Fuel-Up: Coffee Break

3:20 pm

Circular Economy in Action

Real-World Insights from three innovative companaies

3:25 pm

From Theory to Practice - Circular Construction in Long Life Cycle Environments

Susanne Aghassi, Group Manager Exploration Projects and Incubator, Saint-Gobain Research

3:40 pm

Connecting Sustainably - Practical Insights into a Journey to Circular Electronics

Dr. Henning Never, Project Lead at DT Group Sustainability Program, Deutsche Telekom

3:55 pm

Business Innovation through Circularity: Real-Life Experiences

Steven Kirkham, Global Technology Director, Aerospace & Specialties, Novelis

4:10 pm

Adapt or Die: Lessons from Circular Economy Leaders

Susanne Aghassi, Group Manager Exploration Projects and Incubator, Saint-Gobain Research
Steven Kirkham, Global Technology Director, Aerospace & Specialties, Novelis
Dr. Henning Never, Project Lead at DT Group Sustainability Program, Deutsche Telekom
Ixchen Elías, Innovation Manager Sustainable Operations, INC
Daniel Führen, Head of New Energy Systems, INC

5:00 pm

From Lab to Line: GenAI's Impact in R&D & Production

Tim Schroeder, Head of Artificial Intelligence, INC

5:30 pm

Pre-Dinner Interlude: Me-Time

7:00 pm

Innovation Dinner

Where Ideas Spark over Delicious Cuisine

9:30 am

The Innovation Imperative: Pathways to Corporate Innovation Excellence

Toni Drescher, CEO, INC

10:00 am

Beyond Investment: Effective Start-up Engagement for Corporates

Patric Hellermann, Founding Partner, GP, Foundamental

10:30 am

Recharge and Reflect: Coffee Break

10:45 am

Driving Manufacturing & Logistic Excellence: Unveiling AI's Success Stories

Dr. Benny Drescher, Chief Technology Officer, FLAIR
Anne Loos, Executive Director New Business & Technologies, INC

11:15 am

Leveraging Velocity: Accelerating Operations in Supply Chain & Production - Panel Discussion

Edmond Lai, Chief Digital Officer, HKPC
Gül Aktaş Kuş, Head Of Digital Transformation Execution, BSH Home Appliances
Thomas Breuer, Plant Manager, Hilti
Patrick Kabasci, Executive Director Digital Transformation, INC

12:00 pm

Sip and Connect: Networking Lunch

1:00 pm

Transforming Operations: Adapting Production to New Material and Business Realities

Speaker will be announced soon

1:30 pm

Charting New Territory: Embracing the System Provider Role

Marc Artmeyer, SVP Operations Europe, dormakaba

2:00 pm

Rise Stronger: Final Thoughts & Farewell

Toni Drescher, CEO, INC

2:30 pm

Community Exchange & Annual Meeting
Exclusively for INC Community Members

Exclusively for INC Community Members

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