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Corporate Extended Reality Applications
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, Industry 4.0, Smart Factory, Digital Transformation & Innovation, Digital Marketing, Communication, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Construction, Architecture, and Corporate Strategy

Key Topics
  • Spatial Computing
  • Immersive and Virtual Products
  • XR in Marketing & Sales
  • VR/AR in Construction and Architecture
  • XR in Development, Manufacturing, and Logistics
  • New Corporate Shared Learning Experiences & Training
HR & Workplace Transformation
Target Group

Experts and HR-Specialists in Change Management, Business Strategy, Digital/Virtual Leadership, HR Analytics, Innovation, Workplace Design, Business Intelligence, Employee Wellbeing, and Culture & Workplace Transformation

Key Topics
  • Employee & Workplace Experience
  • Virtual Leadership
  • Culture and Workplace Transformation
  • Change Management
  • Remote Teams and Collaboration Tools
  • Smart Workspace

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World Class Corporate Extended Reality 2020

World Class Work 2020

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH

9:00

Introduction by the Organizer and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Ferhan Özkan

Co‑Founder
XR Bootcamp

Germany

This session is in English

9:15

Volker Kunze

Team Lead Manager ‑ Knowledge Management & Digital Services
EOS
Germany

The Digital Factory - Using Augmented Reality Across all Areas

  • Augmented reality and artificial intelligence support the digital transformation within and outside of EOS
  • How digital transformation is used at EOS to perform a 100% learning & development model using Augmented Reality (AR)
  • "Augmenting" manufacturing, maintenance, marketing, sales, and HR while Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used for knowledge capture
This session is in English
Daniel Schick

Digital Manufacturing Consultant ‑ Augmented Reality
EOS
Germany

9:45

IOT in the Office - How Indoor Positioning and "Talking" Products Impact our Work Life

  • Internet of things in the office
  • Products that trigger user behavior! "Stand up please and move."
  • "Where are you Per?" A self-study report: Indoor colleague positioning. The good, the bad, and the ugly.

Peter Knecht

Manager International Concepts
Kinnarps
Sweden

This session is in English

10:15

Jan Berner

Head of Technology and Process
Feynsinn
Germany

Usage of Mixed Reality in the Production

  • How processes in product development, production and marketing can benefit from the integration of VR / AR applications into the existing IT system environment
  • Which areas are benefiting from the advanced technologies - added value
  • Efficient and functional solutions for the automation and optimization of digital work steps with the integration of VR / AR applications
  • Make decision-making easier and simplify and accelerate the processes with XR applications. Increasing the quality
This session is in English
Dennis Narz

Sales Manager Engineering and IT
Feynsinn
Germany

10:45

Your Company will Die! Why Europe is the Answer and your HR Strategy Must Change

  • Demographic change is the Killer
  • European Thinking and Acting is the answer
  • Building Networks around Eastern Europe

Philipp Erik Breitenfeld

Founder & HR Reformer
Humanus Personalservice
Germany

This session is in English

11:00

Coffee Break with Networking

11:30

Corporate Workplace Transformation Going Hand in Hand with a Cultural Transformation

  • How do employees react to the introduction of digital HR solutions / New Techs
  • How to ensure that your digital solutions meet the individual needs of your employees
  • What is the employee experience, and how can employers‘ technology impact upon it
  • What’s next for employee experience and where do you need to invest
  • Digital transformation is not the responsibility of IT departments, but management
  • Agile Change Management + Leadership 4.0

Ulli Geppert

Former CHRO Media‑Saturn‑Holding & HR Transformation Expert

Germany

This session is in English

12:00

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

The Digital Factory - Using Augmented Reality Across all Areas - Volker Kunze, Team Lead Manager ‑ Knowledge Management & Digital Services, EOS and Daniel Schick, Digital Manufacturing Consultant ‑ Augmented Reality, EOS


IOT in the Office - How Indoor Positioning and "Talking" Products Impact our Work Life - Peter Knecht, Manager International Concepts, Kinnarps


Usage of Mixed Reality in the Production - Jan Berner, Head of Technology and Process, Feynsinn and Dennis Narz, Sales Manager Engineering and IT, Feynsinn


Your Company will Die! Why Europe is the Answer and your HR Strategy Must Change - Philipp Erik Breitenfeld, Founder & HR Reformer, Humanus Personalservice

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

The Digital Factory - Using Augmented Reality Across all Areas - Volker Kunze, Team Lead Manager ‑ Knowledge Management & Digital Services, EOS and Daniel Schick, Digital Manufacturing Consultant ‑ Augmented Reality, EOS


IOT in the Office - How Indoor Positioning and "Talking" Products Impact our Work Life - Peter Knecht, Manager International Concepts, Kinnarps


Usage of Mixed Reality in the Production - Jan Berner, Head of Technology and Process, Feynsinn and Dennis Narz, Sales Manager Engineering and IT, Feynsinn


Your Company will Die! Why Europe is the Answer and your HR Strategy Must Change - Philipp Erik Breitenfeld, Founder & HR Reformer, Humanus Personalservice

12:45

smarter@work - A Holistic New Work Initiative

  • What does holistic really mean in terms of New Work?
  • How to engage and co-create the initiative with your users
  • What we learned through the pandemic
  • Implications on leadership

Julia Weber

Product Owner smarter@work
ZF Group
Germany

This session is in English

13:15

Lunch with Networking

14:30

What Drives the Holistic Employee Experience in the Digital Age?

  • What (the hell) is Employee Experience and what really drives it?
  • Future trends for digital work, or: how do you feel if your boss is a robot?
  • Trust is good, measurement is better: the first empiric evidence for the impact of digitalization on employee experience.

Guido Beier

Senior Manager HR Digital & Innovation
Telekom
Germany

This session is in English

15:15

Easing Employees' Daily Life by Using Digital Assistants and AI

  • Why chatbots now/ Chatbots at Bayer
  • Particular challenges of chatbots/ Lessons learned
  • Key takeaways/ Chatbot factory
  • Digital assistant adoption in the workplace
  • From greater productivity to more personalized experiences
  • Stay in the workflow and increases the efficiency of the workday.

Frank Giroux

Program Lead Digital Assistant
Bayer Business Services
Germany

This session is in English

15:45

Coffee Break with Networking

16:15

Redefining Leadership - New Digital Leadership

  • The task is to engage employees at all levels – throughout all age
  • Redesigning organizational structures and foster a completely new mindset of collaboration
  • Rethinking leadership – more empowerment and individual responsibility, a diverse portfolio of leadership roles, and support and cooperation in strong network structures

Dr. Katrin Krömer

Head of HR Development
Deutsche Bahn
Germany

This session is in English

16:45

Digital Products and Their Impact on the Workforce - Active Change Management

  • To be announced soon

Guilherme Santana

Head of Digital Transformation Change Management & Communications
DHL Supply Chain
Germany

This session is in English

17:15

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

What Drives the Holistic Employee Experience in the Digital Age? - Guido Beier, Senior Manager HR Digital & Innovation, Telekom


Easing Employees' Daily Life by Using Digital Assistants and AI - Frank Giroux, Program Lead Digital Assistant, Bayer Business Services


Redefining Leadership - New Digital Leadership - Dr. Katrin Krömer, Head of HR Development, Deutsche Bahn


Digital Products and Their Impact on the Workforce - Active Change Management - Guilherme Santana, Head of Digital Transformation Change Management & Communications, DHL Supply Chain

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

What Drives the Holistic Employee Experience in the Digital Age? - Guido Beier, Senior Manager HR Digital & Innovation, Telekom


Easing Employees' Daily Life by Using Digital Assistants and AI - Frank Giroux, Program Lead Digital Assistant, Bayer Business Services


Redefining Leadership - New Digital Leadership - Dr. Katrin Krömer, Head of HR Development, Deutsche Bahn


Digital Products and Their Impact on the Workforce - Active Change Management - Guilherme Santana, Head of Digital Transformation Change Management & Communications, DHL Supply Chain

18:00

Malte Hedemann

Lead Project Manager Digital Factory ‑ Business Lead VR/AR (Digital Realities)
Volkswagen
Germany

Hear how Volkswagen Uses Virtual Reality to Enhance Learning

  • Take advantage of virtual reality to optimize blueprint design and employee training
  • Check out a virtual warehouse demo and learn how a cloud-based solution integrates with SAP S/4HANA into the Volkswagen VR platform to help align production and logistics processes with IT and business
This session is in English
Michael Spiess

Venture Lead for Extended Reality
SAP
Germany

Dr. Christian Mai

Solutions Engineer
Innoactive
Germany

18:30

3D Technologies in the Industry : Productivity and Added Value

  • Use cases at Renault: Training
  • Let the virtual prototyping era rise up
  • Virtual simulation and humans: Test and taste the future

Jordane Richter

Chief Marketing Officer
Light & Shadows
France

This session is in English

19:00

End of the 1st Day with Summary

19:15

Evening Reception with Sparkling Wine, Snacks and Networking

Engage in Exciting Conversations. Strengthen your Network after a Day full of Knowledge Sharing, Groundbreaking Presentations, and Interesting Conversations. Join Delegates and Speakers in the Relaxed Atmosphere of the Event Venue.

This session is in English

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH

9:00

Introduction by the Organizer and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

René Schulte

Global Advisory Board Member
VR/AR Association
Germany

This session is in English

9:15

Elena Velazquez

Senior Manager, Culture, Collaboration & Employee Engagement
Amadeus
Spain

Preparing a Multinational Corporate for the Future of Work by Inspiring New Ways of Working

  • Cross-departmental collaboration
  • Team engagement
  • Unique culture and values
  • cloud - Intranet - 365 Microsoft
This session is in English
Hans-Jürgen Sturm

Head of User Experience & Innovation ‑ Digital Workplace Services
Amadeus
Germany

9:45

The Post-COVID Digital Efficient Smart Workspace

  • New Workplace concepts
  • Digital Efficiency
  • Smart Workspace
  • Remote Teams
  • Cultural Change

Dr. Christin Schneider

Lead Digital Efficiency Management
Zalando
Germany

This session is in English

10:15

Establishing a Digital Mindset - The Role of the Digital Academy

  • More information will be added shortly

Patrick Tomczak

Senior Director ‑ Head of Digital Campus
KION Group
Germany

This session is in English

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

Introducing VR in your Company - What you Should Think About Before Using VR for Meetings and Training

  • Since this year, ERGO has increasingly been using virtual reality technology for training/education of its employees and also uses VR for remote collaboration.
  • How did ERGO approach the topic, what did ERGO learn during the time of its first use and where should it go in the future?
  • The project team offers a transparent view of the last month's learnings.

Victor Thoma

Lead Project Manager Innovation Lab
ERGO Digital Ventures
Germany

This session is in English

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Preparing a Multinational Corporate for the Future of Work by Inspiring New Ways of Working - Elena Velazquez, Senior Manager, Culture, Collaboration & Employee Engagement, Amadeus and Hans-Jürgen Sturm, Head of User Experience & Innovation ‑ Digital Workplace Services, Amadeus


Establishing a Digital Mindset - The Role of the Digital Academy - Patrick Tomczak, Senior Director ‑ Head of Digital Campus, KION Group

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Preparing a Multinational Corporate for the Future of Work by Inspiring New Ways of Working - Elena Velazquez, Senior Manager, Culture, Collaboration & Employee Engagement, Amadeus and Hans-Jürgen Sturm, Head of User Experience & Innovation ‑ Digital Workplace Services, Amadeus


Establishing a Digital Mindset - The Role of the Digital Academy - Patrick Tomczak, Senior Director ‑ Head of Digital Campus, KION Group

12:30

Lunch with Networking

13:45

Dr. Leif Oppermann

Head of Mixed and Augmented Reality Solutions
Fraunhofer FIT
Germany

Mixed Reality Supported Bridge Inspections

  • Maintaining key transport infrastructure
  • Supporting the inspectors' work with IT
  • Linking work on-site and in the office
  • Collaboration based on 3D/BIM-models
This session is in English
Sascha Bahlau

Managing Director
List Gruppe
Germany

14:15

Digital Mixed Reality Products - Magic Bullet for Corporate Culture Transformation

  • Can the Kulturwandel 4.0 team get enough of participatory mixed reality products? Perhaps.
  • Do we at the Otto Group believe in our AR app READY KW 4.0 for more than 50.000 colleagues? Perhaps.
  • Is #digitalexperience just another buzzword? Perhaps.
  • Will Felix get around the corner with answers blowing your mind? Yes!

Felix Gausmann

Product Owner Kulturwandel 4.0
Otto Group
Germany

This session is in English

14:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Mixed Reality Supported Bridge Inspections - Dr. Leif Oppermann, Head of Mixed and Augmented Reality Solutions, Fraunhofer FIT and Sascha Bahlau, Managing Director, List Gruppe


Digital Mixed Reality Products - Magic Bullet for Corporate Culture Transformation - Felix Gausmann, Product Owner Kulturwandel 4.0, Otto Group

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Mixed Reality Supported Bridge Inspections - Dr. Leif Oppermann, Head of Mixed and Augmented Reality Solutions, Fraunhofer FIT and Sascha Bahlau, Managing Director, List Gruppe


Digital Mixed Reality Products - Magic Bullet for Corporate Culture Transformation - Felix Gausmann, Product Owner Kulturwandel 4.0, Otto Group

15:30

End of the Conference with Networking

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