Starting from  08:30 AM

Welcome Coffee

Starting from  09:00 AM

Opening Keynote

Peter Feldmann, Lord Mayor of the City of Frankfurt am Main

Starting from  09:30 AM

Prof. Dr. Nils Stieglitz, President, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

"Artificial Intelligence, Disruption and Organizational Learning”.

Starting from  10:00 AM

Dr. Gunjan Bhardwaj, CEO, Innoplexus AG

„The Third wave of AI“

Starting from  10:30 AM

Dr. Kerem Tomak, Executive Vice President Big Data & Advanced Analytics, Commerzbank AG

"Presence and future of AI in banking."

Starting from  11:00 AM

Prof. Dr. Jochen Maas, General Manager R&D Germany at Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH

„Solutions instead of Drugs - the new approach in Pharmaceutical Industry“

Starting from  11:30 AM

Podium Discussion:

with Dr. Gunjan Bhardwaj, Dr. Kerem Tomak, Prof. Dr. Jochen Maas

moderated by Brett Stapper, Frontlines Media

Starting from  12:00 PM

Gaurav Tripathi, CTO, Innoplexus AG

“How to build the foundation for AI you need?”

Starting from  12:30 PM

Lunch Break

+ Networking


Financial Services Stage

Life Sciences Stage

Alexander del Toro Bara, Head of Product & Research, Adjunct Professor of Machine Learning at VisualVest GmbH

"Opportunities and limits of artificial intelligence for digital asset management (Robo-Advice)"

Starting from  1:30 PM

Dr. Katharina Gruner, Head of R&D Innovation & Transformation,
Dr. Friedrich Rippmann, Director of Computational Chemistry & Biology,
Dr. Stefan Pinkert, Principal Scientist, Oncology Bioinformatics,

Merck KGaA

"Big Data & AI in Pharmaceutical R&D@Merck"

Vahe Andonians, Entrepreneur and Senior Lecturer,
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

"AI-based processing of financial reports"

Starting from  2:00 PM

Tina Lupberger, Vice President of Strategy & Innovation, Pfizer Oncology

"How big data, artificial intelligence, pharmaceutical and medical research combine to tackle cancer?"

Maryam Danesh-Kajouri, Global Head of Product Marketing,

"AI-Powered Customer Centricity in Banking - How AI can help understand the Needs of Bank Clients and deliver Personalized Value-Added Services"

Starting from  2:30 PM

Dr. Werner Seiz, Clinical Research Director,
Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH

"Early approaches for AI-supported digital microscopy imaging analysis in drug development"

Time for questions & discussions:

moderated by Andreas Horchler, Frankfurt School

Starting from  3:00 PM

Time for questions & discussions:

moderated by Brett Stapper, Frontlines Media

Starting from  3:30 PM

Coffee Break & Network

Starting from  4:00 PM

Dr. Mark Mattingley-Scott, IT Architect, IBM Quantum Computing Ambassador at IBM Deutschland GmbH, Vorstand Bitkom AK Big Data

"The *really* important challenges and chances in AI"

Starting from  4:30 PM

Dr. Simon Wallace,
Director of Data Strategy and Implementation, Mindshare Worldwide

"Changing the advertising industry with AI"

Starting from  5:00 PM

Javier Garcia, Founder and General Partner at Columbus Venture Partners

"Challengers everywhere: TechGiants, TechStart-ups and AI-China. Is there a future for traditional industries in Europe?"

Starting from  5:30 PM

Prof. Dr. Gregory Wheeler, Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science,
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

“What’s so deep about deep learning?”

Starting from  6:00 PM

Marvin Marino, Frankfurt Data Science Meetup

"What we have learned from building the largest data science community in Frankfurt”

Starting from  6:15 PM

Wrap-up: Silke Otte & Brett Stapper

Starting from  6:30 PM

Brain & Food - Networking

Starting from  7:00 PM

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