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IFA NEXT Innovative Engine

Sharing Innovative Ideas

High-quality program of expert lectures and panel discussions

What does the future hold? Future technologies raise many questions. How does artificial intelligence change our daily life? Will Virtual Reality be established in the world of media soon?

IFA NEXT Innovation Engine brings these issues and many more topics to the stage. In the center of the exhibition hall on all days of the show, expert lectures and panel discussions will be taking place. Technical background information, expert and relevant opinions from policymakers and industry representatives will be presented – innovation engine IFA NEXT offers a perfect setting for all this and much more.

10.30 a.m. Deutsche TV-Plattform (German TV Platform)

  • Presse Conference

Presentation will be held in German language.

12.00 p.m. Best Practices from the Most Engaging Skills

  • Andrea Muttoni, Amazon Alexa
  • Voice Recognition – Artificial Intelligence – Use cases

12.20 p.m. IoT with a purpose, presented by La French Tech

  • Introduction of La French Tech and presentations from Velco, Bixi,& Uzer

1.00 p.m. Conrad Connect – e.g. IoT Projects and IoT Ecosystem

  • Podium, Self-Organized
    • Cloud based IoT projects for everybody
    • Trends of the IoT ecosystem business
    • Benefits of an IoT partner ecosystem

2.00 p.m. IFA NEXT Start-up Days – powered by German Startups Association

  • IoT, Weareables

6.00 p.m. End

10.20 a.m. Influencer Marketing done right

  • Sebastian Neimann, blogfoster GmbH

10.40 a.m. Build High Performance Far-Field Voice Products with Alexa Voice Service

  • Donn Morill, Amazon Alexa

11.00 a.m. Status Quo and Perspektives of Ultra HD and Virtual Reality

  • IFA-Panel of the German TV Platform

IFA-Panel of the German TV Platform

12.00 p.m. Alexa State of the Union

  • David Low, Amazon Alexa

12.20 p.m. Bring Robots into Every Home

  • Warren Wang, UBTECH Robotics Corp.

12.40 p.m. Open API and Central Management = The future of retail

  • Lennic Qian, QIHAN Technology Co. Ltd.

1.00 p.m. AMY Robotics will change your life in a better way

  • AMY Robotics Co., Ltd.

1.20 p.m. How robots are shaping the future education

  • Johnson Zhang, Makeblock Co., Ltd.

1.40 p.m. Educational Robots

  • Ivan McGowan, Shanghai PartnerX Robotics CO., LTD

2.00 p.m. IFA NEXT Start-up Days – powered by German Startups Association

  • Smart Home

6.00 p.m. End

10.20 a.m. This is the breakthrough to Smart Homes!

  • Dr. Wolfgang Gründinger, Expert Digital Transformation, Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW)

Presentation will be held in German language.

11.00 a.m. Digital Heating in the Smart Home

  • Alexander Dauensteiner, Vaillant GmbH & EEBUS e.V.

Presentation will be held in German language.

11.20 a.m. The Future-proof smart home system for apartments

  • András Treuer, IGNIS System Ltd. (Chamaeleon Smart Home System)

11.40 a.m. Smart Home and Energy IoT – A new approach

  • Yüksel Sirmasac, Rockethome GmbH

Presentation will be held in German language.

12.00 p.m. Be connected to essential

  • Emeline Bergeron, Goji

12.20 p.m. The virtual roommate - safe protection against burglary

  • Julian Stylianou, mitipi

Presentation will be held in German language.

12.40 p.m. Cradle to cradle or how to reach more clients through recycling with binee

  • Martin Jaehnert, binee

1.00 p.m. NeoSolar – the portable solar renewable energy device

  • Kelvin Wong, Neosen Energy HK Limited

1.20 p.m. Deep Engagement with TV Content through HoloLens based AR/MIXED REALITY Companion Applications

  • Robert Strzebkowski, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin

1.40 p.m. Virtual Reality

  • Mathieu Parmantier, CEO, HOMIDO

2.00 p.m. IFA NEXT Start-up Days – powered by German Startups Association

  • Virtual Reality

6.00 p.m. End

10.15 a.m. Ways of providing barrier-free electrical appliances from the manufacturer through the trade to the customer. How can they succeed without hurdles?

  • Deutscher Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverband, DBSV (German blind and visually impaired association)
  • Dirk Wiese (Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics
  • Moderator Dietmar Ringel (rbb)

Presentation will be held in German language.

12.00 p.m. Amazon Alexa

  • Voice Recognition – Artificial Intelligence – Use cases (4)

12.20 p.m. IoT and the breakthrough in the mass market. How the markets meet the requirements of modernizing the Internet of Things

  • Christoph Penter, mozaiq operations GmbH

12.40 p.m. Why your Ecosystem will fail – A collaborative approach for smart products

  • Franz Harmer, Thirtyseventy Digital

1.00 p.m. DIWM – Do it with me, a new approach to market complex technology offerings

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Paetz, Z-Wave Europe

1.20 p.m. Getting started with EXIST – Financing innovative Start-ups

  • Thomas Großmann, Projektträger Jülich – Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
    (Research Center Jülich)

1.40 p.m. Amazon Launchpad: Where Start-ups take flight

  • Anurag Khilnani, Amazon Launchpad

2.00 p.m. IFA NEXT Start-up Days - powered by German Startups Association

  • Digital Health

6.00 p.m. End

10.20 a.m. Smart and Connected Enhanced Vision Telescopes opens new horizons for Exploration, Interactve Learning and Citizen Astronomy

  • Laurant Marfisi, Unistellar

10.40 a.m. The future of IoT for kids : how will connected devices impact our children.

  • Lunii Marbotic, Stéphane Bohbot, CEO Innov8 & Hardware Club

11.30 a.m. Hardware Club

Self-Organized

  • Why Smart Home needs Design
  • Teshia Treufaht, Senic GmbH
  • Escape the screens – IoT music entertainment for all
  • Theodore Maresccaux, MuuseLabs

12.30 p.m. Build High Performance Far-Field Voice Products with Alexa Voice Service

  • Donn Morill, Amazon Alexa

1.00 p.m. Conrad Connect – IoT Projects and IoT Ecosystem

  • Podium

2.00 p.m. IFA NEXT Start-up Days – powered by German Startups Association

  • Gadgets & Appliances

6.00 p.m. End

11.00 a.m. IFA NEXT Start-up Days – powered by German Startups Association

  • Future Mobility

3.00 p.m. End

Contact

Lectures & panel discussions

Dr. Gudrun Quandel

Mobile: +49 (0)171-199 53 34
gudrun.quandel@zv.fraunhofer.de