Transatlantic Business Conference

The 12th Annual Transatlantic Business Conference will take place on Nov. 29-30, 2018. For the first time, our yearly conference will take place in Berlin. More information will be available soon.

For impressions from the 11th Transatlantic Business Conference, please see our Event Galleries for the Opening Event and the Daytime Conference.

Click here to read the full Communique: A Strong Transatlantic Partnership Is up to Us.


 Co-Organizers

Opening Event | October 25 | Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt am Main


Access the full Conference Agenda here.


19:00 Registration and Reception

19:30 Welcome
Bernhard Mattes, President, AmCham Germany

19:35 Opening Remarks
Michael Reuther, Member of the Board of Managing Directors, Commerzbank AG

19:50 One Year Trump Administration - Panel Discussion

  • Jim Schellinger, Secretary of Commerce, The State of Indiana
  • Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, CUSE, Brookings Institution
  • Moderator: Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent, POLITICO

followed by Networking Reception

Conference | October 26 | Hilton Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt am Main

Access the Conference Agenda as a PDF here.


Agenda


8:15 Registration

09:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Bernhard Mattes, President AmCham Germany
  • Dieter Kempf, President, BDI

09:20 Europe and the US: Allies, Partners or Competitors?
Opening Keynote
Brigitte Zypries, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

09:45 Keeping Transatlantic Trade & Investment on a Sustainable Footing
Keynote
Kent Logsdon, Chargé d' Affaires ad interim, Embassy of the United States 

10:15 Breakout Session I

  • Deloitte: "Programmatic Advertising - from Marketing to MarkTECHing"
    Speaker: Florian Schültke, Partner, Deloitte Digital
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP: "Practical Consequences of Digitalization from a US and Asian Perspective"
    Speakers: Dr. Christian Zschocke & Todd Liao, Partners, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Dr. Axel Spies, Special Legal Consultant, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

11:15 Coffee Break


11:30 One Year Trump Administration - Panel Discussion

  • John Boehner, Senior Strategic Advisor, Squire Patton Boggs and former Speaker of the US House of Representatives
  • Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Chairman & Founder, Spitzberg Partners LLC
  • Moderator: Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent, Politico 

12:15 Transatlantic Relations from a European Perspective - Speech and Q&A
Friedrich Merz, Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke e.V.

12:45 Breakout Session II

  • White & Case LLP: "US tax reform and Brexit: impact on European tax landscape"
    Speakers: Dr. Andreas Knebel, Dr. Bodo Bender, Brian S. Gleicher, Prabhu Narasimhan; Partners, White & Case LLP 
  • Representative of German Industry & Trade in Washington, DC (RGIT) & GE: "Business Representation in changing political landscapes: Washington and Berlin" 
    Speakers: Daniel Andrich, President & CEO, RGIT; Dr. Wolfgang Dierker, National Executive, GE Germany & Austria; Moderator: Andreas Horchler, Hessischer Rundfunk

13:45 Lunch Break


14:45 Making Digital Transformation a Win-Win Game
Introductions
Michael Spitz, General Manager, Main Incubator GmbH, Commerzbank
Robert Simmeth, VP Software & Cognitive Solutions, IBM Watson Greater China Group

15:30 Cross-Border Dynamics of Artificial Intelligence - Panel

  • Dr. Alwin Mahler, Managing Director Global Partnerships DACH, Google
  • Christian Boos, Founder & Member of Management Board, arago GmbH
  • Moderator: Dr. Inga Michler, Reporter, Economy & Finance, DIE WELT

 16:15 Coffee Break


16:30  Breakout Session III

  • AmCham Germany NextGen: "Digital change is designed by humans - are human rights being redesigned by digital change?"
    Speaker: Nani Jansen Reventlow, Affiliate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
  • Google: "Cloud Cases" Presentation & Discussion
    Introduction: Dr. Alwin Mahler "The future of digital: Artificial Intelligence"
    Discussion led by: Alexander Voss, Head of Cloud Business Development, Strategic Verticals, Google

17:15 The Future of Manufacturing
Introduction
Thomas Döbler, Manufacturing Industry Lead, Deloitte 

Panel Discussion 

  • Uwe Hinsen, Vice President, BASF 4.0 Manufacturing, BASF SE, Germany
  • Jan Riecher, General Manager & Managing Director, HP Germany & Austria
  • Ulli Klenk, Head of Product Management & Sales, Siemens AG
  • Moderator: Olaf Gersemann, Chief Business & Financial Editor, DIE WELT

18:00 Closing Keynote
Peter Altmaier, Head of the Federal Chancellery & Federal Minister for Special Tasks

18:30
Wrap-Up
| Bernhard Mattes, President, AmCham Germany
Presentation of Communiqué | DIE WELT

18:45 Networking Reception
Welcome by hosts
Eric Menges, President & CEO,  FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH
Dr. Rainer Waldschmidt, General Manager & CEO, Hessen Trade & Invest 

20:00 End of Event

Photo credit: Bundesregierung/Kugler

Peter Altmaier, Head of  the Federal Chancellery & Federal Minister for Special Tasks
Peter Altmaier is the Head of the Federal Chancellery and the Federal Minister for Special Tasks. Previously, he was Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (2012 to 2013). He has been a member of the Bundestag since 1994 and has held several high-level governmental positions. He served as Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of the Interior from 2005 to 2009 and First Parliamentary Secretary of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag from 2009 to 2012. He also was president of the Europa-Union Deutschland from 2006 to 2011, where he is now honorary president.  

John Boehner, Senior Strategic Advisor,
Squire Patton Boggs
John Boehner, the former Speaker of the US House of Representatives, serves as a strategic advisor to clients in the US and abroad and focuses on global business development. Speaker Boehner joined the team during the autumn of 2016, making Squire Patton Boggs the only public policy firm in the world with a former US House Speaker and a former US Senate Majority Leader (Senator Trent Lott). See full CV here.


Chris Boos, CEO & Founder, arago GmbH
Chris Boos, a pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI) engineering, is the founder and CEO of Arago and the developer of HIRO™- artificial intelligence “made in Germany”. His vision is to empower human potential, freeing up time for creativity and innovative thinking through AI. As CEO of Arago, Chris Boos aims to transform traditional companies into future-proof, AI-enabled enterprises – regardless of their respective industry. He is also a strategic corporate and political advisor, and angel investor. His ongoing research focuses on graph theory, machine reasoning and machine learning. 

Thomas M. Döbler, Manufacturing Industry Lead, Deloitte 
Thomas Döbler heads Deloitte’s Manufacturing Industry practice with its main sectors automotive, chemicals, and mechanical engineering. As a graduate engineer with over 20 years of consulting experience, he spent most of his time helping clients to improve the core value chain with particular focus on digitalization. Prior to his current role he led Deloitte’s Operations practice and has extensive experience in a variety of business areas. 

Karl-Theodor  zu Guttenberg, Chairman & Founder, Spitzberg Partners LLC
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is the Chairman of Spitzberg Partners LLC, a corporate advisory and investment firm headquartered in New York that provides strategic counsel and investment insights on European and international political, economic, technology, and security matters. Mr. zu Guttenberg served as Minister of Economics and Technology and then as Minister of Defense in the cabinet of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Uwe Hinsen, Vice President, BASF 4.0 Manufacturing, BASF SE, Germany
Uwe Hinsen has been Vice President, BASF 4.0 Manufacturing, BASF SE, Germany, since 2015. Before that, Hinsen served as Vice President, Technology and Operations, Paper Chemicals, BASF Switzerland AG (2011-2015) and as Head of Management Consulting Operations, BASF Schweiz AG (2009-2011). Previously, he gained experience as Site Manager at Kaisten, Plastic Additives Ciba, Kaisten Switzerland (2002-2009) and Head of Production Additives Kaisten Ciba, Kaisten Switzerland (1997-2002). Hinsen also gained experience in the US in Process Engineering, Ciba-Geigy AG, Basel Switzerland and Mobile, Al USA.

Dieter Kempf, President, BDI (Federation of German Industries)
Dieter Kempf has been the head of the BDI since January 1, 2017. From 2011 to 2015, Kempf served as President of BDI’s member association Bitkom (Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media). During this time, he was also Vice President of the BDI. You can read Mr. Kempf's full CV here.

Ulli Klenk, Principal Key Expert Additive Manufacturing, Siemens AG
Ulli Klenk is currently Principal Key Expert for Additive Manufacturing within Siemens Power and Gas. In his present assignment, Ulli is implementing Additive Manufacturing in the energy sector. Prior he was VP Product Management and Sales within the Siemens Digital Factory Competence Center for Additive Manufacturing, creating a digital end-to-end ecosystem and seamless automation solutions. Furthermore, Ulli is chairman of the board of the Additive Manufacturing association within the VDMA (German Engineering Association).


Kent Logsdon, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy, Berlin
Kent Logsdon has been the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Germany since August 24, 2015. Prior to coming to Berlin, Kent was the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources in Washington, DC. Prior to this, Kent served as Deputy Executive Secretary of the State Department. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Kent’s previous positions include Director of the Operations Center, Director of the Office of Russian Affairs, and Deputy Chief of Mission in Tbilisi, Georgia. He has also served as Political Counselor in Kyiv, Ukraine. Read full bio here.


Dr. Alwin Mahler, Managing Director Global Partnerships DACH, Google
Alwin Mahler brings 20+ years working in the telco & internet markets since the liberalisation and development of these markets in Germany and Europe. In his role as Managing Director he has a regional European responsibility for Google’s global partnerships. He held different executive positions for international companies in Business Development, Regulation and Strategy. Before joining Google, he was VP Corporate Affairs & BD and a member of the executive board of Telefonica Germany.


Bernhard Mattes, President, AmCham Germany
Bernhard Mattes has been the President of AmCham Germany since June 2013. He joined AmCham Germany’s Board of Directors in 2004 and has been a Member of the Executive Committee since 2007. Bernhard Mattes was Chairman of the Management Board of Ford Germany (Ford-Werke GmbH), Cologne, from September 12, 2002 until January 1, 2017. Since then, he has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of Ford Germany.


Friedrich Merz, Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke e.V.
Friedrich Merz has been the Chairman of Atlantik-Brücke since 2009. He is also Senior Counsel at the law firm Mayer Brown LLP and Chairman of BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG. From 1994 to 2009, he was a member of the German Bundestag for the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). He served as Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group from 1998 to 2000 and from 2002 to 2004. Between 2000 and 2002, he was the group’s Chairman and the parliamentary minority leader. Before his terms in the Bundestag, he was a member of the European Parliament from 1989 to 1994. He was a judge at the local court of Saarbrücken before working for the German Association of the Chemical Industry in Frankfurt and Bonn and as Partner for Leinen & Derichs Rechtsanwälte in Cologne.


Michael Reuther, Member of the Board of Managing Directors, Commerzbank AG
Michael Reuther is a Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank, a position he has held since October 2006. In this role, he is responsible for the business segment Corporate Clients and Group Treasury. Before joining Commerzbank, Mr. Reuther spent 19 years at Deutsche Bank in various positions. He worked in corporate finance and treasury in Frankfurt, London and New York, spending his last three years as global head of liquidity management and European treasurer. See full CV here.


Jan Riecher, General Manager & Managing Director, HP Germany & Austria
Jan Riecher, General Manager and Managing Director of HP Germany & Austria, is responsible for the go-to-market strategy and overall financial performance of the HP business. He joined HP in 1989 as a Product Manager in Germany and has served in a variety of management positions. Between 2008 and 2014, he was Vice President and General Manager for the Graphics Solutions Business in Americas, located in San Diego. Mr. Riecher served as a member of the worldwide Dscoop (Digital Solutions Cooperative) board from 2009 to 2015 – the largest graphic user community.


Jim Schellinger, Secretary of Commerce,
The State of Indiana

Jim Schellinger is the Secretary of Commerce for the state of Indiana, leading the state's domestic and international economic development agenda. Schellinger previously served as president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation under Governor Mike Pence, helping lead Indiana business growth and job creation efforts as well as key initiatives like the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative and the state's $1 Billion Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative. Read full CV here.


Robert Simmeth, Vice President, Cognitive Solutions Unit, IBM Greater China Group
Robert Simmeth is the VP Cognitive Solutions, IBM Greater China Group. Prior to that, he led the GCG Cognitive Solutions Team and the Industry Solution & Business Development Team. He has held several high-level positions at IBM and has more than 20 years of industry and consulting experience.  He was a member of the artificial intelligence labs at DESY and AI labs in Germany with focus on cognitive solutions.

Michael F. Spitz, CEO, Main Incubator GmbH, Commerzbank 
Michael F. Spitz is the CEO of main incubator, Commerzbank’s early stage Fintech investor and company builder in Banking, and Co-Head of Commerzbank's Blockchain Lab team. Before joining main incubator, he was Director of APM Asset Solutions and Structured Finance in the Corporate Clients segment at Commerzbank. Mr. Spitz has long-standing capital markets experience with over 20 years in a range of industry sectors in Europe, North America, and Asia. As an entrepreneur he has extensive know-how in developing new products and markets. 

Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller
Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, CUSE,
Brookings Institution

Constanze Stelzenmüller, an expert on German, European, and transatlantic foreign and security policy and strategy, is the inaugural Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings. Prior to working at Brookings, she was a senior transatlantic fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), where she directed the influential Transatlantic Trends survey program. See full CV here.


Photo credit: Susie Knoll

Brigitte Zypries,
Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

Brigitte Zypries is the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, holding special responsibilities in the field of IT policy. From 2002 to 2009, Brigitte Zypries was Federal Minister of Justice. Since 2005, she has served as a directly elected member of the Bundestag for the constituency of Darmstadt, Hesse. She has also been appointed Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy and represents the Ministry in the newly created Committee “Digitale Agenda” in the Bundestag.

Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent,
Associate Editor, POLITICO

Ryan Heath is Senior EU Correspondent at POLITICO. He began writing for national newspapers in his native Australia in 1999, and is the author of two books including the cult classic “Please Just F* Off, It’s Our Turn Now,” an account of how the Baby Boomers / 68er generation are viewed by the Millenial generation. After working as a speechwriter for the British civil service, he joined the European Commission working for President Jose Manuel Barroso and Vice President Neelie Kroes as a spokesperson. Ryan is regular policy commentator on outlets such as BBC, CNN, MSNBC, and Deutsche Welle. He has reported from major events such as the World Economic Forum in Davos, G7 summits and US political conventions.

Dr. Inga Michler, Economic Reporter, WELT
Dr. Inga Michler is an economist and business reporter for WELT, where she started as a financial editor in 1998. Her writing focuses primarily on major economic trends as well as on family businesses in Germany, philanthropy and education. Michler is also an experienced moderator, chairing large conferences for the paper such as the "Welt-Waehrungskonferenz" and "Weltkonferenz Frauen im Top-Management" and has published three books. Full CV.

Olaf Gersemann, Chief Editor Business, Finance & Real Estate, DIE WELT
Olaf Gersemann has been Chief Editor for Business, Finance and Real Estate at DIE WELT since 2010. Before joining DIE WELT, Mr. Gersemann was the team leader of the foreign correspondents at the "Financial Times Germany", the Washington Correspondent and Business & Policy Editor for "Wirtschaftswoche", as well an editor for Careers and Young Careers at "Handelsblatt".

Deloitte

"Programmatic Advertising - from Marketing to MarkTECHing"

Time: 10:15

Speaker: 
Florian Schültke

Deloitte Digital

Programmatic Advertising – from Marketing to MarkTECHing

Driven by technologies, driven by data, driven by consumer insights: Programmatic Advertising is the future which is, step by step, becoming reality. Due to the massive shift from classic advertising and channels to digital, Programmatic is becoming the core element in data driven marketing. Never before has advertising been more effective and efficient along the entire customer journey. A workshop about the new game changer for the marketing and media business.


Florian Schültke, Deloitte Digital
Florian Schültke is the lead partner of Deloitte Digital Studios. For more than 20 years, Schültke has focused on creating, leading and developing full marketing services for the world’s leading brands. His main areas of expertise are customer insight analytics, multi-channel marketing, and digital strategies. Before joining Deloitte Digital, Schültke was Managing Director at Landor Associates, and CMO at Publicis Germany.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

"Practical Consequences of Digitalization from a US and Asian Perspective"

Time: 10:15

Speakers:

  • Dr. Christian Zschocke
  • Todd Liao
  • Dr. Axel Spies

Dr. Christian O. Zschocke, Partner, Morgan Lewis
Managing Morgan Lewis’s Frankfurt office since 1997, Christian O. Zschocke counsels clients on public takeovers, and on European and German antitrust law. He represents clients in large takeover transactions on the side of bidders, financial investors, or target companies. He previously served clients of another international New York–based law firm in London, Brussels, and Frankfurt, and worked for law firms in Paris, Hamburg, Barcelona, and Buenos Aires.

Todd Liao, Partner, Morgan Lewis
Todd Liao works with clients on a wide range of financial transactions and legal issues involving China. He frequently works with multinational corporations on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment and investment financing, disposal of Sino-foreign joint ventures and assets, and the structuring of complex commercial transactions. In addition, Todd counsels on matters related to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) practice in China and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. He is admitted to practice in New York only.


Dr. Axel Spies, Special Legal Consultant, Morgan Lewis
Dr. Axel Spies advises domestic and international clients on various international issues, including licensing, competition, corporate issues, and new technologies such as cloud computing in the European markets. He counsels on international data protection, international data transfers, privacy, technology licensing, e-discovery, and equity purchases. A member of the Sedona Conference on Electronic Discovery with a focus on German and international data protection, Axel is frequently quoted in the media for his telecommunications and privacy knowledge.


White & Case LLP

US Tax Reform and Brexit: 
Impact on European Tax Landscape

Time: 12:45
Speaker

  • Dr. Andreas Knebel, Partner, White & Case Frankfurt
  • Dr. Bodo Bender, Partner, White & Case Frankfurt
  • Brian S. Gleicher, Partner, White & Case Washington 
  • Prabhu Narasimhan, Partner, White & Case London

After an introduction by Brian Gleicher (Tax Partner, Washington DC) regarding the most recent tax reform considerations of the US government, Prabhu Narasimhan (Tax Partner, London) will present the current tax-related measures in the United Kingdom as a result of the Brexit. This will be followed by a discussion with Bodo Bender and Andreas Knebel (Tax Partners, Frankfurt) concerning the possible impact on international tax law and the courses of action for German companies as well as the German legislator.


Andreas Knebel, Partner, White & Case Frankfurt
Andreas' practice is focused on German and international taxation issues. A noted lawyer and advisor in this field, he also heads up the Firm's tax practice in Germany. Andreas' significant experience and understanding of this area enables him to provide clients with strategic advice regarding complex tax matters, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring and succession planning. Results-focused and value-driven, Andreas also has a track record of supporting companies who are faced with potentially costly tax audits and disputes with tax authorities. Andreas stays abreast of the latest developments in taxation policy. 

Bodo Bender, Partner, White & Case Frankfurt
Bodo Bender advises domestic and multinational clients with a strong focus on cross-border tax planning and the structuring and negotiation of complex M&A transactions, joint ventures and restructurings as well as the planning and implementation of post-merger integration measures.Clients value Bodo’s ability to devise clear, user-friendly and robust solutions to complex tax issues by effectively coordinating detailed technical advice from multiple jurisdictions. Bodo has extensive experience in the structuring and implementation of acquisition financings as well as in successfully representing clients on internal and external investigations, audits and tax controversies. 



Brian Gleicher, Partner, White & Case Washington D.C.
Brian Gleicher focuses on international tax issues with an emphasis on transfer pricing and tax treaty issues. He routinely represents multinational companies in transfer pricing matters, including advance pricing agreements, with the Internal Revenue Service and foreign tax authorities. He also advises taxpayers on proceedings before the US and foreign competent authorities on a broad range of issues, including double taxation, residency and permanent establishment questions. Additionally, Mr. Gleicher represents corporate and individual taxpayers in domestic tax examinations and settlement negotiations with the Internal Revenue Service at the examination and appeals levels.


Prabhu Narasimhan, Partner, White & Case London
Prabhu represents clients on a broad array of international tax structuring, planning and advisory matters. He also has broad transactional experience in corporate mergers and acquisitions, private equity, investment and hedge funds, structured finance and real estate.Clients seek his knowledge and experience regarding the successful implementation of tax-efficient cross-border structures for international corporations, financial institutions and funds. He structures and implements all types of funds, and also advises on transactions undertaken by them.Prabhu has particular insight into both advisory and contentious VAT matters, especially in the context of real estate transactions. Having previously practiced in the VAT advisory practice of a Big Four accountancy firm prior to joining White & Case, he is able to draw upon his extensive experience handling VAT issues.

Representative of German Industry & Trade in Washington, DC (RGIT) & GE

"Business Representation in changing political landscapes: Washington and Berlin" 

Time: 12:45

Speakers:

  • Daniel Andrich (President & CEO, RGIT)
  • Dr. Wolfgang Dierker (President GE Germany & Austria, as of Oct. 1)

To set the stage for the discussion, the speakers will provide an overview of past developments and future priorities in specific policy areas important to the new governments in the United States and in Germany. The discussion will then focus on Structural Challenges (the societal forces driving change in the political landscape in both the US and Germany) and global challenges (developments facing business on the world stage).


Daniel Andrich, President and CEO, Representative of German Industry and Trade
Daniel Andrich is President and CEO, Representative of German Industry and Trade. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Andrich worked for the Federation of German Industries (BDI), one of RGIT’s principals in Berlin, from 2008 to 2016. At BDI, he was Senior Policy Advisor for Global Governance and Trade Promotion and most recently Executive Assistant to BDI President Ulrich Grillo. In 2012, Mr. Andrich worked at RGIT as a visiting fellow and Senior Policy Advisor.

Dr. Wolfgang Dierker, National Executive for Germany and Austria, GE
Dr. Wolfgang Dierker serves as National Executive for GE in Germany and Austria as of October 2017. In this role, he is responsible for the positioning of GE in both countries and the company's commitment to strategically important customers and partners. Wolfgang Dierker joined GE and established the Government Relations office in Berlin in June 2010, where he represented GE vis-a-vis political and industry stakeholders. Before joining GE, Dr. Dierker worked at Hewlett-Packard as Director of Government Affairs for Europe, Middle East & Africa. 

 

 

AmCham Germany NextGen

"Digital Change is Designed by Humans - Are Human Rights Being Redesigned by Digital Change?"

Time: 16:45

Speaker:
Nani Jansen Reventlow
Affiliate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University 
Associate Tenant at Doughty Street Chambers

Digitalization is impacting the media, politics, global economic relationships, legislation and, in turn, human rights. Digital communication, expression, transparency and information are at the core of current affairs developments.  In this innovative break-out session, renowned human rights lawyer Nani Jansen Reventlow will give us an introduction to how freedom of expression works from a legal perspective and explore some of the key issues in connection with digitalization. After the introduction, she will open an interactive fishbowl to discuss how economic players can understand their role between enabling and protecting individuals and define their responsibility as drivers of digital change.


Photo credit: Tetsuro Miyazaki

Nani Jansen Reventlow,
Affiliate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
Associate Tenant at Doughty Street Chambers

Nani is a recognised international lawyer and expert in human rights litigation responsible for groundbreaking freedom of expression cases across several national and international jurisdictions. She has been an advisor to Harvard's Cyberlaw Clinic since 2016. Between 2011 and 2016, Nani has overseen the litigation practice of the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI). As a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center, Nani developed Catalysts for Collaboration. See full CV.

 

 

Google

"Cloud Cases" - Presentation & Discussion

Time: 16:30

Introduction: Dr. Alwin Mahler "The future of digital: Artificial Intelligence"

Discussion led by: Alexander Voss, Head of Cloud Business Development, Strategic Verticals, Google


Dr. Alwin Mahler, Managing Director Global Partnerships DACH, Google
Alwin Mahler brings 20+ years working in the telco & internet markets since the liberalisation and development of these markets in Germany and Europe. In his role as Managing Director he has a regional European responsibility for Google’s global partnerships. He held different executive positions for international companies in Business Development, Regulation and Strategy. Before joining Google, he was VP Corporate Affairs & BD and a member of the executive board of Telefonica Germany.

Registration & Accommodation

Participation Fee:

Oct. 25-26: Evening Event & Conference
€250 for Members
€350 for Non-Members

Oct. 26: Conference Only
€200.00 for Members
€300.00 for Non-Members

Add the date to your calender here!

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for the conference is closed

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Keyword/Stichwort: Transatlantic Business Conference
Deadline: September 24, 2017

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COMMUNIQUE

A Strong Transatlantic Partnership Is up to Us

Download the entire 2017 communiqué here.

 

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