Made in Germany –
Self-Learning Systems as a Future Location Advantage

Wednesday, 13th June 2018, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m.
Wolfgang Wahlster, German Research Center for AI (DFKI) GmbH

Wolfgang Wahlster (DFKI). ©Plattform Lernende Systeme

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
From Knowledge Carrier to Technology Leader: How can Germany Become a Frontrunner in AI?
Panel Discussion

How can we foster German AI-innovations? How can we succeed in the knowledge transfer between science and economy? Which sectors of AI are well established in Germany? And where do we have to catch up?


    • Uwe Riss, SAP
    • Kristian Kersting, TU Darmstadt
    • Eric Hilgendorf, University of Würzburg
    • Ralf Klinkenberg, RapidMiner GmbH
    • Peter Schlicht, Volkswagen AG

Frank Riemensperger, Accenture GmbH

f.l.t.r.: Eric Hilgendorf (University of Würzburg), Uwe Riss (SAP Innovation Center), Kristian Kersting (TU Darmstadt), Ralf Klinkenberg (RapidMiner), Peter Schlicht (Volkswagen), Frank Riemensperger (Accenture). ©Plattform Lernende Systeme

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Successful Business Models with AI: Requirements and Perspectives in the Healthcare Sector
Panel Discussion

What are the benefits of self-learning systems for doctors, nurse staff and patients? What role does data protection and transparancy play? And how robust and transparent are todays AI-based results?


    • Karsten Hiltawsky, Drägerwerk AG
    • Klemens Budde, Charité Berlin
    • Stefan Kramer, University of Mainz

Susanne Boll-Westermann, University of Oldenburg

f.l.t.r.: Klemens Budde (Charité Berlin), Susanne Boll-Westermann (University of Oldenburg), Stefan Kramer (University of Mainz), Karsten Hiltawsky (Drägerwerk). ©Plattform Lernende Systeme

1:45 p.m.
Wrap-Up and Outlook
Reinhard Ploss, Infineon AG

Reinhard Ploss (Infineon Technologies AG). ©Plattform Lernende Systeme