Challenges and Opportunities for Future Technology Trends
Find out more about each of the sessions at the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Virtual Conference Europe 2020
Artificial Intelligence – How to Be Part of a Smarter Ecosystem
Katrin-Cécile Ziegler, who supports small- and medium-sized companies in successfully setting up digital infrastructures, highlighted how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used today. She showed where Europe stands internationally in the adoption of AI, and how it opens opportunities for every company to gain a competitive advantage.
She was joined by panel members Dr. -Ing. Sven J Koerner, Founder things THINKING GmbH and researcher, Dr. Angelika Schmid, Senior Data Scientist from IBM, and Dr. Johannes Kunze von Bischhoffshausen, Manager Digital Transformation at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions.
Engineering Toward a More Sustainable Future
Prof. Dr. Will Ritzau, Professor for Digital Business Management & Sustainability at University Fresenius, Germany, and Former Director Sustainability, SAP SE, explored why dwindling resources require supranational defined goals that apply to everyone. He commented on why the monetary recording of social and ecological performance is necessary in order to identify and manage sustainable corporate developments.
He was joined by panel members Dr. Eva Beierle, Development Engineer Aseptic and Process Technology from Krones AG; Marina Ponti, Global Director United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign; and Prof. Dr. Konrad Saur, Vice President Innovation & Technology at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions.
“We are at a turning point for people and our planet. We believe very strongly that we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to turn things around and make happen the bold shift that is required to address the failure in our system and build safer, more equitable and sustainable societies,”
Afterwards, he discussed the future of mobility with renowned experts Jochen Rudat, founder of Electric Ventures & much better electric, who previously spent 10 years at Tesla; Dr. Martin Busche, Farasis Energy Europe; and Axel Weimann, Director Global Segment Automotive & Trucks at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions.