Schedule in 2016
40 speakers in 12 hours – check out our schedule!
08:30 – 09:00
We are looking forward to your arrival at Freiheiz. Grab yourself a coffee after checking in and look for a nice spot in our conference hall.
09:00 – 09:30
It’s time to officially welcome you at this year’s 48forward. We want to thank you for joining us and tell you a bit more about what to expect during the next hours. Hannah Klose and Christoph Bauer will be joined by Kurt Kapp and Daniel Fürg.
09:30 – 10:30
The Future of Work
What will the future of work look like? How will office and working culture change in the next years and which impact do technological innovations have on that development? Dr. Claus Boyens will give an opening speech on this topic and will joined by Marina Treude, Hanna Drabon, Stefan Pfeiffer and Michael Praetorius for a panel discussion afterwards.
10:30 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:30
Time for lunch! We told some food trucks to stop by and offer delicious food. Additionally there is a Dean & David in the building next to our conference location.
12:30 – 13:00
Creativity and Empathy in the Age of AI
Jeremy Tai Abbett gives interesting insights on how creativity and empathy have to develop for the upcoming age of artificial intelligence.
13:00 – 13:20
Talking about our Society…
Every year Nico Lumma joins 48forward on stage to talk about his personal and very interesting sight on the technological state of our society.
13:20 – 14:00
14:00 – 14:20
An Entrepreneurial Life
Marcus Wolsdorf, Co-Founder of Finanztip, will give some interesting insights into his impressive entrepreneurial track record.
14:20 – 14:40
Facing Challenges – and Changing the World.
Paula Schwarz founded Startupboat.eu and tries to develop entrepreneurial ways to help refugees in an innovative and disruptive way.
14:40 – 15:00
Grab yourself another coffee and use the time for networking with around 400 exciting attendees and 30 speakers.
15:00 – 15:40
Break the Media
Francesco Marconi will give exciting insights in how virtual reality and other new media formats might change the way journalists and media companies tell stories – and why this could be interesting for all of us.
15:40 – 16:00
From Transformation to Innovation
Oliver von Wersch will give interesting insights in how digital pureplay startups can develop into important growth drivers for media companies.
16:00 – 16:20
16:20 – 16:40
How AI will Change Journalism
David Llorente is a true expert when it comes to AI and journalism. He will show which impact artificial intelligence might have on media within the next years.
16:40 – 17:00
17:00 – 17:20
17:20 – 18:00
Time for a beer! Visit one of our bars within the location, order a beer and use the time for even more networking!
18:00 – 18:20
The Future of Travel
How are innovations and new technologies going to change the way we travel? Maximilian Waldmann is going to give some interesting insights.
18:20 – 18:50
Talking about Google Tango
Bernhard Zeisl will give some deep insights in what the innovative Google Tango project is capable to do. After his talk he will also do a live demonstration of the technology.
18:50 – 19:50
19:50 – 20:10
Advancing into the Era of Cognitive IoT
Dirk Muehlenweg will give exciting overview on what IBM’s AI platform Watson is able to do and how it can improve our lifes.
20:10 – 20:40
22:00 – 04:00
After Show Party
Are you ready for the best party in town? Don’t miss the chance for networking with our attendees and speakers, for drinking even more beer or other drinks – and for dancing!