MARCH 14/15, 2024 | FESTSPIELHAUS BREGENZ | AUSTRIA

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CROSS-BORDER INNOVATION CONFERENCE BOUNDLESS INNOVATION: STRENGTHENING THE ECONOMIC POWER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DACHL REGION

Welcome to the epicenter of the digital revolution! Immerse yourself in a unique combination of brilliance, power, and innovation created by Team Farner and Darwin's Circle. Our mission? To collectively strengthen the economic power and sustainable development of the DACHL region.

Experience a new era of digitization, artificial intelligence, innovation, and cross-border collaborations. Meet the leading minds from business, science, politics, and society coming together to discuss innovation and global challenges of the digital age.

FUTURE DIALOGUE WITH LEADING MINDS AND DECISION-MAKERS FROM BUSINESS AND POLITICS FROM ALL 4 COUNTRIES.

The first edition of this annually continuing conference will take place on March 14 and 15, 2024, in Bregenz, Austria.

INNOVATION AND INTERNATIONAL CONVERGENCE - THE PIVOTAL POINT FOR OUR DIGITAL FUTURE!

 

CROSS-BORDER INNOVATION CONFERENCE BOUNDLESS INNOVATION: STRENGTHENING THE ECONOMIC POWER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DACHL REGION

Welcome to the epicenter of the digital revolution! Immerse yourself in a unique combination of brilliance, power, and innovation created by Team Farner and Darwin's Circle. Our mission? To collectively strengthen the economic power and sustainable development of the DACHL region.

Experience a new era of digitization, artificial intelligence, innovation, and cross-border collaborations. Meet the leading minds from business, science, politics, and society coming together to discuss innovation and global challenges of the digital age.

FUTURE DIALOGUE WITH LEADING MINDS AND DECISION-MAKERS FROM BUSINESS AND POLITICS FROM ALL 4 COUNTRIES.

The first edition of this annually continuing conference will take place on March 14 and 15, 2024, in Bregenz, Austria.

INNOVATION AND INTERNATIONAL CONVERGENCE - THE PIVOTAL POINT FOR OUR DIGITAL FUTURE!

 

OUR AGENDA PROGRAM

THURSDAY | MARCH 14, 2024 | MS VORARLBERG

18:00 - 19:00

Arrival and Aperitif

Sponsored by Bregenz Tourismus & Stadtmarketing

19:00 - 19:15

Official Opening & Greeting

Team Farner

19:15 - 19:45

Keynote «How Tomorrow's Technologies Impact Today's Economy»

Damir Bogdan, CEO QuantumBasel Corp. & Founder Actvide AG

19:45 - 22:15

Gala-Dinner & Evening Program «Connecting Great Minds»

Hans Ebinger, CEO Switzerland Innovation Park Ost | Peter Frischknecht, Head of Campus & Start-up-Support Startfeld | Jodok Batlogg, Co-Founder & CEO Tree.ly | Philipp Kessler, Founder & CEO Startup Netzwerk Bodensee | Alice Nägele, COO Gabera Software Solutions AG | Anna Rosenkranz, Co-Founder & CEO Health Yourself

22:15 - 23:30

Afterparty

Sponsored by Cipriani Bellini

FRIDAY | MARCH 15, 2024 | FESTSPIELHAUS

8:15 - 8:45

Welcome-Coffee

Sponsored by the Canton of Thurgau

8:45 - 9:00

Opening Remarks

Urs Gredig & Team Farner

9:00 - 9:25

Opening Speech «Breaking Barriers Together: A Journey in Forward-Thinking Leadership»

Matthias Hüppi, President FC St.Gallen 1879

9:25 - 10:05

Panel «Game Changers: The Power of AI in Sports»

Dr. Peter Görlich, former Managing Director TSG Hoffenheim | Dr. Mario Hamm, Finance & Analytics Executive in Sports Business | Achim Ittner, Global Vice-President of Sports at SAP SE | Prof. Dr. Guido Schuster, Founder & Director of ICAI OST

10:05 - 10:45

Panel «A Multinational Discourse on Cross-Border Collaboration»

Claudia Gamon, Member of the European Parliament| Stefan Kölliker, President of the Government of the Canton of St. Gallen | Dr. Daniel Risch, Prime Minister of Liechtenstein | Dr. Florian Stegmann, State Minister of Baden-Württemberg | Mag. Marco Tittler, Councillor of Vorarlberg | Prof. Dr. Benjamin Van Giffen, Assistant Professor for Information Management & Head of Research Lab Management of AI HSG

10:45 - 11:15

Networking-Break

11:15 - 12:00

Breakout Sessions

Future Workforce: The Workplace of Tomorrow | The Metaverse Today – Practical Use Cases, Actual Challenges And Bright Perspectives | HSG Start Accelerator | PowerTalks: In Dialogue with Politics | What Top Leaders Really Need to Succeed in the Digital Era | From Linear to Circular – Systemic Business Model Transformation | From Linear to Circular – From Theory to Practice | Decision Model Innovation: From Data to Action | VR Experience on a Practical Usecase | Digital Journey in the Football World | Twin Transformation – Sustainability and Digitalization | AI & Sport – A novel Executive Function Training (EFT) System

12:00 - 13:15

Lunch

Sponsored by CENT Systems AG

13:15 - 13:40

Keynote «Success is not guaranteed with Digitalization – a Use Case from the Construction Industry»

Ursula Soritsch-Renier, CDIO Saint-Gobain

13:40 - 14:20

Panel «Use Cases: Unlocking Value in the Digital Era»

Roger Moser, Chairman of the Board SatSure AG | Michael Prohaska, Chairman AI Rockets AG & CEO the tean | Ursula Soritsch-Renier, CDIO Saint-Gobain | Marc Stoffel, Co-Founder 42hacks

14:20 - 14:30

Short Break

14:30 - 15:15

Breakout Sessions

Future Workforce: The Workplace of Tomorrow | The Metaverse Today – Practical Use Cases, Actual Challenges And Bright Perspectives | HSG Start Accelerator | PowerTalks: In Dialogue with Politics | What Top Leaders Really Need to Succeed in the Digital Era | From Linear to Circular – Systemic Business Model Transformation | From Linear to Circular – From Theory to Practice | Decision Model Innovation: From Data to Action | VR Experience on a Practical Usecase | Digital Journey in the Football World | Twin Transformation – Sustainability and Digitalization | AI & Sport – A novel Executive Function Training (EFT) System

15:15 - 15:45

Networking-Break

15:45 - 16:15

Keynote «Pandora's Box»

FIL Red Team, Gentleman Hacker (anonymous)

16:15 - 16:55

Panel «Defending the Digital Frontier: Privacy, Data Protection, and AI Law Strategies»

Stefan Arn, Managing Partner Avanti Group AG | Prof. Dr. Nikola Biller-Andorno, Vice Dean Innovation and Digitalization Medical Faculty University of Zurich | Emerald de Leeuw-Goggin, Global Head of AIGovernance and Privacy Logitech | FIL Red Team, Gentleman Hacker (anonymous) | Nicolas "Nick" Mayencourt, Global CEO & Founder Dreamlab Technologies AG

16:55 - 17:00

Closing Remarks

Urs Gredig & Team Farner

17:00 - 19:00

Aperitif & Networking

From A to Z OUR SPEAKERS

Prof. Laszlo Arato
Professor of Electronics, Digital
Signal Transmission and Processing OST
 

 

Stefan Arn
Managing Partner Avanti Group AG

 

Jodok Batlogg
Co-Founder & CEO Tree.ly

 

Prof. Dr. Nikola Biller-Andorno
Vice Dean Innovation and Digitalization
Medical Faculty University of Zurich

Emanuel Boetsch
Managing Director esentri (Swiss) AG

 

Damir Bogdan
CEO QuantumBasel Corp. & Founder Actvide AG

 

 

Sascha Büchler
Head Digital & Member of the
Executive Board 
CENT Systems AG

Lisa Christen
CEO Christen Coaching & Consulting GmbH

Sandro Dal Farra
Head of Digital & ICT Department
FC St.Gallen 1879

Emerald de Leeuw-Goggin
Global Head of AIGovernance
and Privacy Logitech

Amadeo Disasi
Executive Coach & Managing Partner
Kitoko People

Dr. Hans Ebinger
CEO Switzerland Innovation Park Ost

FIL Red Team
Member Team Red & Gentleman Hacker

Peter Frischknecht
Head of Campus & Start-up-Support «Startfeld»

 

Alexander Fürer
Co-Founder All.Art & CEO TKF

Claudia Gamon
Member of the European Parliament
 & NEOS Vorarlberg

Urs Gredig
Swiss Journalist & TV Presenter

Dr. Peter Görlich
Former Managing Director TSG Hoffenheim

Dr. Mario Hamm
Finance & Analytics Executive in
Sports Business

Hans-Martin Heierling
Owner & CEO Heierling AG

Olaf Holstein
President Project-Network Next-Generations.ch & CEO Platform inos.swiss

Matthias Hüppi
President FC St.Gallen 1879

Achim Ittner
Global Vice-President Sports at SAP SE

Philipp Kessler
Founder & CEO Startup Netzwerk Bodensee

Stefan Kölliker
President of the Government & Director of Education Canton of St.Gallen

Martin Lage
CEO CENT Systems AG

Arno Luginbühl
Executive Coach & Managing Partner
Kitoko People

Christopher Mächel
Senior Consultant Metaplan

Nicolas „Nick“ Mayencourt
Global CEO & Founder
Dreamlab Technologies AG

Dr. Roger Moser
Chairman of the Board SatSure AG

 

Alice Nägele
COO at Gabera
Software Solutions AG

 

Dr. Michael Prohaska
Chairman AI Rockets AG & CEO the tean

Dr. Daniel Risch
Prime Minister of Liechtenstein

Anna Rosenkranz
Co-Founder & CEO Health Yourself

 

Bernd F. Schneider
Research Associate & PhD Canidate HSG

 

Prof. Dr. Guido Schuster
Founder & Director Interdisciplinary
Center for AI (ICAI) at OST

Ursula Soritsch-Renier
Group Chief Digital and Information
Officer
Saint-Gobain

Dr. Florian Stegmann
State Minister of Baden-Württemberg

Dalith Steiger-Gablinger
Co-Founder & Managing Partner SwissCognitive – AI Ventures. Advisory & Research

Marc Stoffel
Co-Founder 42hacks & New Work-Pionier

Dr. Fabian Takacs
Postdoctoral Researcher & Project
Manager Circular Lab University of St.Gallen

Mag. Marco Tittler
State Councillor of Vorarlberg for
Economy & Infrastructure

Prof. Dr. Benjamin Van Giffen
Assistant Professor for Information Management & Head of Research Lab Management of AI HSG

HEARTFELT THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

THURSDAY,
14 MARCH 2024

MS VORARLBERG (SHIP)
Seepromenade, 6900 Bregenz, Austria

FRIDAY,
15 MARCH 2024

FESTSPIELHAUS BREGENZ
Platz d. Wr. Symphoniker 1, 6900 Bregenz, Austria

THURSDAY,
14 MARCH 2024

MS VORARLBERG (SHIP)

Seepromenade, 6900 Bregenz, Austria

FRIDAY,
15 MARCH 2024

FESTSPIELHAUS IN BREGENZ

Platz d. Wr. Symphoniker 1, 6900 Bregenz, Austria

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU! SECURE YOUR SPOT

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU! SECURE YOUR SPOT