-> AI WEEK FRANKFURT 2023

DEAR AI,
WELCOME
TO FFM.

DEAR AI,
WELCOME TO FRANKFURT.

DATE: October, 16th-20th 2023
LOCATION: SPARK Frankfurt, Neue Junghofstr. 16

0
LOCATION
0
DAYS
0 +
EVENTS
0 +
VISITORS
line-ai-week-gradient

-> AI GUDE HOW?!

Welcome to
AI Week Frankfurt 2023 🤩

The AI Week Frankfurt is a 5-day event, packed with insights, networking and exchange for AI professionals and enthusiasts from Frankfurt Rhine-Main and beyond!

Day 1: Oct. 16th

Opening
Event

Opening Speech, Networking, Panel

SIZE

100+ participants

AUDIENCE

Invite only

HIGHLIGHT

Networking for Leaders

INDUSTRY SPONSORS

Vitra, hauser lacour

Day 2: Oct. 17th

AI in
Real Estate

Keynotes, Panel Discussion, Networking

SIZE

200+ participants

AUDIENCE

Real Estate Industry

HIGHLIGHT

Networking for Leaders

INDUSTRY SPONSORS

Vitra, hauser lacour

Day 3: Oct. 18th

AI in
Pharma

Keynotes, Panel Discussion, Networking

SIZE

200+ participants

AUDIENCE

Pharma Industry

HIGHLIGHT

Networking for Leaders

Industry Sponsors

Allen & Overy

Day 4: Oct. 19th

AI in
Finance

Keynotes, Panel Discussion, Networking

SIZE

200+ participants

AUDIENCE

Financial Industry

HIGHLIGHT

Networking for Leaders

Industry Sponsors

Commerzbank, IIF

Day 5: Oct. 20th

AI Start-up &
Investors Day

Investors Breakfast. Pitches, Panels, Party

SIZE

200+ participants

AUDIENCE

Founders,Investors,Experts

HIGHLIGHT

Networking, Closing Party

Industry sponsors

t.b.d.

AI Workshops & Trainings

AI Pop-up Restaurant, AI Vernissage, AI Rave, and many more!

line-ai-week-gradient

More 🚀
incoming

-> LINEUP

Speakers

Our team is working hard to bring you the most interesting people in the field to learn from and connect to our event.

kristina-sinemus

Prof. Dr. Kristina Sinemus

Hessian Minister for Digital Strategy and Innovation

walid-mehanna

Walid Mehanna

Merck

marcus-chromik​

Dr. Marcus Chromik

Member of the Board of Managing Directors, CRO @ Commerzbank

tobias-guenthoer

Tobias Guenthoer

CIO @ Stada

sarah-gadd

Sarah Gadd

Chief Data Officer, Head of Data Platform and Process Automation @ Julius Baer

dominik-schmidt-kiefer

Dominik Schmidt-Kiefer

Divisional Board Member - Head of Big Data and Advanced Analytics @ Commerzbank

stefanie-babka

Stefanie Babka

Merck

julia-sterling

Julia Sterling

Commerzbank

raphael-gielgen

Raphael Gielgen

vitra

gerald-ertl

Gerald Ertl

Head of Digital Banking Solutions @ Commerzbank

nadja-schaefer

Nadja Schäfer

Global Lead Data Culture @ Roche

kai-zenner

Kai Zenner

Head of Office and Digital Policy Adviser for MEP Axel Voss @ European Parliament

sarah-lewandowski

Sarah Lewandowski

Global Technology & Innovation Lead @ Bayer

SebastianHeinz_casual

Sebastian Heinz

CEO AI Hub Frankfurt

eda-zhuleku

Eda Zhuleku

Counsel Life Science, Specialist in Medical Law @ Allen & Overy

nico-baum

Nico tree

Head of Innovation & Data | Fundmanager @ Berenberg

catharina-gluga

Catharina Glugla

Head of Data Protection and Tech Projects @ Allen & Overy

hussain-mahmood

Hussain Mahmood

General Manager Enterprise Solutions @ Microsoft

1611921976564

To be announced

Google

marius-lohr

Marius Lohr

Sr. Manager, Solutions Architect Enterprise @ DELL

jochen-papenbrock

Jochen Papenbrock

Head of Financial Technology EMEA @ NVIDIA

Tobias stone

COO AI Hub Ventures

hannah-becher

Hannah Becher

Fraud Lead & SME to AI Lab @ Pleo

dieter-conrad

Dieter Konrad

Head of Quant & Smart Data @ Union Invest

kirsten-bremke

Dr. Kirsten Bremke

Global Lead Data Tribe @ Deutsche Bank

thomas-stadje

Thomas Stadje

Commerzbank

laurent-lacour

Coming soon

tbd

michael-soucek

Dr. Michael Soucek

VP of Data @ Building Minds

till-eichenauer​

Till Eichenauer

Head of Digital Transformation & Innovation @ WISAG

patrick-soschinksi​

Patrick Soschinksi

CEO @ SPARK Europe

adrian-seelinger

Adrian Seelinger

Project Manager AI, Strategic Development AI @ DIN

gregory-wheeler

Prof. Gregory Wheeler

Head of Computational Science and Philosophy Department @ Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

daniel-von-devivere

Daniel from Devivere

Venture Partner Europe @ Storm Ventures

vera-roedel

Dr. Vera Rödel

Attorney | Global Lead Antitrust / Risk Governance and Management @ Merck & Co_Founder Prof. Valmed™.

axel-schnuetgen

Axel Schnütgen

Founder & CEO @ SynergyShift

marco-di-sazio

Marco Di Sazio

Digital Transformation Manager @ Bankhaus Metzler

jens-wagner

Jens Wagner

Counsel Corporate Governance @ Allen & Overy

michael-rammensee

Michael Rammensee

CEO @ AI Quality & Testing Hub

daniel-abbou

Daniel Abbou

Managing Director @ KI Bundesverband

andrej-nikonov

Andrei Nikonov

CEO @ Cloudflight

1516848084159

Dr. Matthias Negri

Senior Data Scientist @ Boehringer Ingelheim

david-schlepps

David Schlepps

Head of AI Academy @ statworx

wolfgang-lippert

Dr. Wolfgang Lippert

Chemicals & Energy Industry Lead @ Microsoft

sascha-lang

Sascha Lang

CEO @ AiSupervision

lennard-schmidt

Lennard Schmidt

Co-Founder @ Langdock

nicolas-pfeuffer

Nicolas Pfeuffer

Senior Data Scientist @ BioNTech

axel-horvath

Axel Horvath

Director Data & Analytics @ BioNTech

daniel-gburek

Daniel Gburek

Senior Director Data & AI Platform @ BioNTech

nacef-labidi

Nacef Labidi

Lead DevOps Engineer @ BioNTech

volker-liermann

Volker Liermann

Partner @ EY

carlos-merida

Carlos Merida Campos

Director AI @ Banco de Sabadell

jon-ander

Jon Ander Beracoechea

Global Discipline Head Advanced Analytics @ BBVA

christoph-anders

Christoph Anders

Manager @ KPMG

john-ho

John Ho

Head, Legal, Financial Markets @ Standard Chartered

jessica-renier

Jessica Renier

Managing Director Digital Finance @ IIF

conan-french

Conan French

Director Digital Finance @ IIF

placeholder

More incoming! 🚀

More is more.

Moderation

Our moderation dream time will guide you through the AI Week.

carolin-wagner

Carolin Wagner

Co-Foudner @ Station

emily-ryan

Emily J. Ryan

Google

line-ai-week-gradient

-> PROGRAM

Panelists

The AI Week is organized in events for different industries, accompanied by learning and cultural offerings.

DAY 1: OCTOBER, 16th 2023

Opening AI Week Frankfurt 2023

3:30 – 4:30 pm: Check-in / Arrival


4:30 – 4:45 pm: Welcome Speech AI Week 2023
Sebastian Heinz, CEO AI Hub Frankfurt
Patrick Soschinski, CEO, SPARK Europe


4:45 – 5:15 pm: The Importance of AI in Germany
Daniel Abbou, Managing Director, KI Bundesverband


5:15 – 6:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Impact of AI for Frankfurt and Rhine-Main

Prof. Dr. Kristina Sinemus, Hessian Minister for Digital Strategy and Innovation
Dominik Schmidt-Kiefer, Divisional Board Member, Head of Big Data and Advanced Analytics, Commerzbank
Peter Knapp, Executive Vice President, cloudHQ


6:00 – 10:00 pm: Networking, Food & Drinks

AI in Real Estate

8:30 – 9:30 am: Check-in / Arrival


9:30 – 9:35 am: Welcome Speech AI in Real Estate
Sebastian Heinz, CEO AI Hub Frankfurt


9:35 – 10:15 am: Why is AI important in Real Estate?
Patrick Soschinksi, CEO, SPARK Europe


10:15 – 10:30 am: Coffee Break


10:30 – 11:00 am: Sustainability in Real Estate – Energy Forecasting, Energy Rating, Retrofitting
Dr. Michael Soucek, VP of Data, Building Minds


11:00 – 11:30 am: Networking


11:30 – 12:00 am: AI in Real Estate for more Efficient and Sustainable Property Management
Till Eichenhauer, Head of Digital Transformation & Innovation, WISAG


12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch Break


1:00 – 1:30 pm: Revolutionizing Real Estate: AI’s Impact on Marketing, Big Data, and Transactions
Stephen Nickel, CEO and Founder, Hello Here SL


1:30 – 2:00 pm: Empowering Customer Service – A Transformation Journey from Municipal Utility to Tech Innovator
Michael Brettner, Innovation Architect, MAINGAU Energie GmbH


2:00-2:30 pm: Generative AI – Game Changer or Hype in Real Estate?
Andrea Heinz, Innovation Manager, Drees & Sommer


2:30-2:45 pm: Coffee Break


2:45 – 3:15 pm: Streamlining the building permit process with AI
Andrei Nikonov, CEO, Cloudflight


3:15 – 4:00 pm: Keynote


4:00 – 4:15 pm: Networking & Coffee Break


4:15 – 5:15 pm: AI in Real Estate Transaction
Frederik Raspe, CEO & Founder, Acquirepad
Matthias Zühlke, CEO, syte
Dr. Nino Paulus, Founder, PPB Company


5:15 – 6:00 pm: Keynote


4:30 – 6:00 pm: The Future of Real Estate in the Age of AI
Jose Martinez, Managing Director, Gross & Partner
Sven Gruber, Managing Director, Immoraum
Sebastian Heinz, CEO, AI Hub Frankfurt


6:00 – 10:00 pm: Networking, Food & Drinks
Opening: Daniel Holz, Vice President of Google Cloud EMEA North (7:00 pm)

Workshops

1:00-2:30 pm: LLMs for Knowledge Management: An Interactive Workshops with the AI Makers Lab
In this workshop, you will learn about the business potential of large language models for knowledge management and interactively build your own solution using our no-code AI Makers Lab.

3:00-4:00 pm: Explainable AI in Business Applications.
Get to know the potential and importance of explainable AI for solving real world problems. Learn about the most important approaches and their applications.

4:00-5:00 pm: Forecasting 2.0: Navigating the Future with Foundation Models (Forecasting the Future of Forecasting)
Navigate the uncharted waters of futuristic forecasting models. Learn how foundation models and zero-shot forecasting are setting new standards and reshaping the landscape of predictions.

AI in Pharma / Healthcare

9:00 – 9:30 am: Check-in / Arrival


9:30 – 9:35 am: Welcome
Sebastian Heinz. CEO, AI Hub Frankfurt


9:35 – 10:00 am: Keynote Data & AI in Pharma & Healthcare
Walid Mehanna, CDAIO, Merck


10:00 – 10:30 am: Networking & Coffee Break


10:30 – 11:00 am: Generative AI in Pharma Use Case
Dr. Matthias Negri,Senior Data Scientist, Boehringer Ingelheim
Wolfgang Lippert, Life-Science & Chemicals Industry Lead, Microsoft


11:00 – 11:30 am: Networking


11:30 – 12:30 am: The Kick-A** Data Culture Panel
Stefanie Babka, Global Head of Data Culture, Merck
Nadja Schäfer, Global Lead Data Culture, Roche
David Schlepps, Head of AI Academy, statworx


12:30 – 1:45 pm: Lunch Break


1:45 – 2:45 pm: The Importance of Data in Pharma & Healthcare
Axel Schüttgen, CEO, SynergyShift
Tobias Guenthoer, CIO, Stada
Walid Mehanna, CDAIO, Merck


2:45 – 3:00 pm: Coffee Break


3:00 – 4:00 pm: AI Regulation and Data Governance in Pharma & Healthcare
Michael Rammensee, CEO, AI Quality & Testing Hub
Eda Zhuleku, Counsel Life Sciences, Allen & Overy
Dr. Jens Wagner, Counsel Corporate Governance, Allen & Overy
Dr. Vera Rödel, Global Lead Antitrust, Risk Governance and Management, Merck


4:00 – 4:15 pm: Coffee Break


4:15 – 4:45 pm: Scalable distributed AI workloads with Alchor
Nacef Labidi, Lead DevOps Engineer


4:45 – 5:15 pm: Establishing a Data & AI Ecosystem at BioNTech
Axel Horvath, Director Data & Analytics
Daniel Gburek, Senior Director Data & AI Platform, BioNTech
Nicolas Pfeuffer, Senior Data Scientist, BioNTech


5:15 – 6:00 pm: GenAI at Life Science Corporates – Technology, Partners, Data Humans
Sarah Lewandowski, Global Technology and Innovation Lead, Bayer


6:00 – 10:00 pm: Networking, Drinks and Food

Workshops

1:00-2:30 pm: LLMs for Knowledge Management: An Interactive Workshops with the AI Makers Lab
In this workshop, you will learn about the business potential of large language models for knowledge management and interactively build your own solution using our no-code AI Makers Lab.

3:00-4:00 pm: Explainable AI in Business Applications.
Get to know the potential and importance of explainable AI for solving real world problems. Learn about the most important approaches and their applications.

4:00-5:00 pm: Forecasting 2.0: Navigating the Future with Foundation Models (Forecasting the Future of Forecasting)
Navigate the uncharted waters of futuristic forecasting models. Learn how foundation models and zero-shot forecasting are setting new standards and reshaping the landscape of predictions.

AI in Finance

8:00 – 9:00 am: Check-in / Arrival


9:00 – 9:10 am: Welcome
Sebastian Heinz, CEO, AI Hub Frankfurt


9:10 – 09:30 am: Keynote
Dr. Marcus Chromik, Member of the Board of Managing Directors, CRO, Commerzbank


9:30 – 10:00 am: AI in Anti-Financial Crime
Oliver Maspfuhl, Head of Anti Financial Crime Modelling Germany & EMEA, Deutsche Bank
Hannah Becher, Fraud Lead & SME to AI Lab, Pleo


10:00 – 10:30 am: Networking


10:30 – 11:30 am: Panel on EU AI Act
Sarah Gadd, CDO, Julius Baer
Kai Zenner, Head of Office and Digital Policy Adviser for MEP Axel Voss, European Parliament
Julia Sterling, VP Big Data & Advanced Analytics, Commerzbank
Catharina Glugla, Head of Data Protection and Tech Projects, Allen & Overy


11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Developing Trustworthy AI
Prof. Dr. Gregory Wheeler, Professor of Theoretical Philosophy and Computer Science, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Adrian Seeliger, Strategic Development AI, DIN


12:00 – 12:30 am: The Era of Generative AI: Driving transformation in Finance & Banking
Hussain Mahmood, General Manager Enterprise Solutions, Microsoft
Gerald Ertl, Managing Director Digital Banking, Commerzbank


12:30 – 1:30 pm: Lunch Break


1:30 – 2:00 pm: Key Themes and Questions in AI/ML applications and governance
Volker Liermann, Partner, Head Developing Digitalization, EY
Conan French, Director, Digital Finance, IIF


2:00-2:15 pm: Quantum Computing and AI in Asset Management
Niklas Hegemann, Co-founder & Managing Director, JoS QUANTUM


2:15-2:30 pm: Man and Machine – Hand in Hand: AI in fundamental fund management
Dieter Konrad, Head of Quant & Smart Data, Union Investment


2:30-2:50 pm: Inputs and Outputs: The Importance of Data for AI
Carlos Merida Campos, Director of AI, Banco de Sabadell


2:50-3:00 pm: Coffee Break


3:00-4:00 pm: Elevator Pitches – Innovative Solutions & Breakthrough Technology
3:00 pm: LLM Applications, Thomas Stadje, Director Big Data and Advanced Analytics, Commerzbank
3:15 pm: LLM & Tech, Jon Ander Beracoechea, Global Head of Advanced Analytics, BBVA
3:45 pm: AI in Financial Services, Cristoph Anders & Matthias Peter, Manager, KPMG


4:00-5:30 pm: [Members Only] IIF Roundtable on AI


4:00-5:00 pm: AI in Private Banking
Marco Di Sazio, Digital Transformation / Innovation Manager, Bankhaus Metzler
Nico Baum, Head of Innovation & Data, Berenberg Bank
Augustin Danciu, Director Digital Client Experience and Digital Transformation, Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe Privatbank
Matthias Repplinger, Managing Director, Helaba Digital


5:00-5:30 pm: Berenberg’s approach how to use AI in the Asset Management industry
Nico Baum, Head of Innovation & Data, Berenberg Bank


5:30-5:40 pm: Coffee Break


5:40-6:00 pm: Emerging considerations in AI governance and oversight
John Ho, Head of Legal, Financial Markets, Standard Chartered
Jessica Renier, Managing Director, Digital Finance, IIF


6:00-6:30 pm: Accelerate & Future-Proof your Generative AI in Financial Services
Marius Lohr, Manager Enterprise Solution Architecture, Dell Technologies
Jochen Papenbrock, Head of Financial Technology EMEA, NVIDIA


6:00 – 10:00 pm: Networking, Food & Drinks

Workshops

1:00-2:30 pm: LLMs for Knowledge Management: An Interactive Workshops with the AI Makers Lab
In this workshop, you will learn about the business potential of large language models for knowledge management and interactively build your own solution using our no-code AI Makers Lab.

3:00-4:00 pm: Explainable AI in Business Applications.
Get to know the potential and importance of explainable AI for solving real world problems. Learn about the most important approaches and their applications.

4:00-5:00 pm: Forecasting 2.0: Navigating the Future with Foundation Models (Forecasting the Future of Forecasting)
Navigate the uncharted waters of futuristic forecasting models. Learn how foundation models and zero-shot forecasting are setting new standards and reshaping the landscape of predictions.

Opening AI Week Frankfurt 2023

9:00 – 9:30 am: Check-in / Arrival
9:30 – 9:35 am: Welcome
Sebastian Heinz, CEO, AI Hub Frankfurt
9:35 – 10:15 am: The State of AI Start-ups in Germany
t.b.d.
10:15 – 10:30 am: Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30 am: Panel on Investing in AI First Companies
Christian Arndt, Senior Investment Manager, HTGF
Daniel von Devivere, Venture Partner, Storm Ventures
Concha Zimmer, Associate, Yttrium
Caroline Gattner, Investment Team, Maki VC
11:30 – 12:00 am: Impact of AI Act on German Start-up
Michael Rammensee, CEO, AI Quality & Testing Hub
12:00 am – 1:15 pm: Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 pm: Y Combinator Founders Roundtable
Lennard Schmidt, Co-Founder, Langdock (YC S23)
Tobias Kemkes, Co-Founder, Langdock (YC S23)
Sascha Lang, Co-Founder & CEO, AiSupervision (YC W22)
2:15 – 2:45 pm: Networking
2:45 – 3:45 pm: Founders Story Google x AI Hub Frankfurt
Dr. Leif Lundbaek, CEO, Xayn
Jonas Menesklou, CEO, AskUI
Nik Dorndorf, CTO, cre[ai]tion
3:45 – 4:15 pm: Coffee Break
4:15 – 5:00 pm: Pitch Fire – 10 Startups, 5 Minutes each
Featuring, phont, creaition, preventio, zigmund AI, umyno, trailml, aisupervision, haven, langdock, melibo
5:00 – 5:15 pm: Closing Remarks of AI Week 2023
Sebastian Heinz, CEO, AI Hub Frankfurt
5:15 pm – 1:00 am: AI Week Closing Party 🥳

Closing Party

Agenda will follow soon 😉

line-ai-week-gradient

-> IN THE HEART OF FFM

Location ✨

Right in the heart of Frankfurt: SPARK STAGES, an immersive event and co-working location that perfectly matches our vision for the AI Week Frankfurt. Dive into an outstanding conference experience, powered by the latest technology.

line-ai-week-gradient

-> NICE TO MEET YOU

Introducing your host: AI Hub Frankfurt 👋

The AI Hub is leading Frankfurt's community and ecosystem activities around AI. We bring together companies, start-ups, investors and talents to exchange and shape the AI journey of our region.

Meet the team

The AI Hub Frankfurt team is looking forward to welcome you to the most exciting event in Frankfurt this year!

SebastianHeinz_casual

Sebastian Heinz

CEO AI Hub Frankfurt

MarcelIsbert_casual

Marcel Isbert

COO AI Hub Frankfurt

Tobias stone

CVO AI Hub Frankfurt

JuliusHeinz_casual

Julius Heinz

CFO AI Hub Frankfurt

StefanieSykes_casual

Stefanie Sykes

Event Office

placeholder

You? 😄

Contact us!

line-ai-week-gradient

-> SUPPORT US

Sponsoring

By sponsoring this event, you will not only support Frankfurt's AI journey, but also increase your brand recognition and showcase your commitment to AI technology.

-> JOIN US!

Registration

The AI Hub Frankfurt team is looking forward to welcome you to the most exciting event in Frankfurt this year!