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IFA+ Summit - THE NEXT LEVEL OF THINKING

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On September 5, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Convention Area in Hall 23.

IFA+ Summit 2022 - IN THE FACE OF DISRUPTION De/Globalization – The Universal Remedy?

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09:30 a.m. 09:40 a.m. Opening Geraldine de Bastion
Host

Daniel Anibal Bröckerhoff
Host
09:40 a.m. 10:15 a.m. IN THE FACE OF DISRUPTION
De/Globalization – The Universal Remedy?
Peter Sloterdijk
Philosopher
10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. DEGLOBALIZATION - CHANCE OR RISK?
Tensions between Economy, Sustainability & Political Interests
Prof. Dr. Ronny Alexander Fürst
AKAD University
10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. THE WAY BACK HOME?
International Consumer Study
on Globalization in Consumer
& Home Electronics
Dr. Sara Warneke
gfu Consumer & Home Electronics

Dr. Martin Schulte
Oliver Wyman
10:45 a.m. 11:30 a.m. IS THERE A RIGHT OR WRONG?
Pro & Con Voices on De/Globalization
Dr. Mauricio Vargas
Greenpeace

Kristina Bonitz
diffferent, Strategy Consulting

Melanie Vogelbach
DIHK

Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.
DIW Berlin
11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Coffee Break ---
12:00 p.m. 12:25 p.m. DEEP DIVE SUPPLY CHAINS
Thoughts on Reshoring
Prof. Dr. Lisandra Flach
ifo Institute
12:25 p.m. 12:45 p.m. DEEP DIVE SUSTAINABILITY
Will Deglobalization Save the Environment?
Jule Bosch
Innovation Expert & Founder
12:45 p.m. 1:15 p.m. CONCLUSION: We Need a Globalization 4.0
New Ideas for a Connected World
Jürgen Trittin
Member of the German Parliament,
Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen
1:15 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break ---
2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. CASE STUDY 1: MIELE
Foresight & Response to Current Challenges
Dr. Reinhard Zinkann
Miele
2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. CASE STUDY 2: SEVERIN
Resiliency and Transformation in the Face of Deglobalization
Joyce Gesing
SEVERIN
3:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. ACTION PLAN
A Hands-On Exercise on How to Deal with
Deglobalization in your Day-to-Day Business
diffferent
Strategy Consulting
4:30 p.m. 5:20 p.m. LET’S FACE IT!
A Call to Action on Globalization 4.0
Prof. Dr. Yanis Varoufakis
Economist, Former Minister of Finance Greece
5:20 p.m. 5:30 p.m. WRAP-UP Geraldine de Bastion
Host

Daniel Anibal Bröckerhoff
Host

Geraldine de Bastion & Daniel Anibal Bröckerhoff

Geraldine de Bastion has focused her work over the last 18 years on digital transformation, international cooperation, innovation and human rights. She co-founded the Open Source consulting company Konnektiv in 2013 and is also the founder of the Global Innovation Gathering. Since 2012, she has been part of the curatorial team for the re:publica, Europe’s largest conference on the topic of the internet and society.

Daniel Bröckerhoff lives and works in Hamburg and Hanover as a journalist and presenter for linear television, digital moving image content and innovative events. Since October 2021, he has presented the NDR news magazine "NDRinfo 21:45" and on Instagram he presents "good morning dtschland. - die späteste Morningshow der Republik" several times a week, in which he explains, comments on and analyses current news topics.

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Peter Sloterdijk

Philosopher Peter Sloterdijk will place the current discussion about globalization in its social context and view the topic from a theoretical perspective.

Peter Sloterdijk
Peter Sloterdijk

Prof. Dr. Ronny Alexander Fürst

Prof. Dr. Ronny Alexander Fürst, Chancellor of AKAD University - in 2024 he will publish a book whose title can be translated as: Deglobalization - risk or salvation? In the tradeoff between economy, sustainability and politics. He will already be giving an insight into some of his theses.

Prof. Dr. Ronny Alexander Fürst
Prof. Dr. Ronny Alexander Fürst

Dr. Sara Warneke & Dr. Martin Schulte

Dr. Sara Warneke, Managing Director gfu, and Dr. Martin Schulte, Global Sector Leader at Oliver Wyman – the two economists will present a joint international study. This shows the consumer's perspective on globalization in relation to consumer & home electronics. What does this group think about a networked global economy?

Dr. Sara Warneke
Dr. Sara Warneke
Dr. Martin Schulte
Dr. Martin Schulte

Dr. Mauricio Vargas - Kristina Bonitz - Melanie Vogelbach - Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.

The panel discussion will focus on the pros and cons of globalization. Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. (President DIW Berlin), Melanie Vogelbach (International Economic Politics and Foreign Trade Law, DIHK), Kristina Bonitz (CEO at diffferent) and Dr. Mauricio Vargas (Economist and Financial Expert, Greenpeace) will discuss the issue.

Kristina Bonitz
Kristina Bonitz
Melanie Vogelbach
Melanie Vogelbach
Dr. Mauricio Vargas
Dr. Mauricio Vargas
Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.
Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.

Prof. Dr. Lisandra Flach

Prof. Dr. Lisandra Flach, Director of the ifo Center for International Economics – the economist will focus on supply chains. Until the pandemic, the challenges in this sector were at best special interest issues, but they now also concern consumers. What room for maneuver still exists here?

Prof. Dr. Lisandra Flach
Prof. Dr. Lisandra Flach

Jule Bosch

Jule Bosch, Innovation Expert & Founder - For a long time, sustainability was only used as a marketing platitude, now politics and business must deliver content and follow up with action. Bosch works as an innovation consultant and will present the status and future prospects for discussion.

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Jürgen Trittin

Jürgen Trittin, Member of the German Bundestag / former German Federal Minister for Environment – as an expert on international climate and energy policy, Trittin will talk about the fact that not deglobalization, but rather a Globalization 4.0 must be an absolute goal.

Jürgen Trittin
Jürgen Trittin

Dr. Reinhard Zinkann

Dr. Reinhard Zinkann, Executive Director at Miele, will talk about his current experience and approach to supply chains, production sites, sustainability and resilience in the face of current global crises.

Dr. Reinhard Zinkann
Dr. Reinhard Zinkann

A short workshop of the strategy agency diffferent gives all visitors of the IFA+ Summit the opportunity to think through various scenarios and possible strategies for action and solutions.

Prof. Dr. Yanis Varoufakis

Prof. Dr. Yanis Varoufakis, economist and former Greek Minister of Finance - he will take over the Call-2-Action and appeal to the responsibility of companies and every single person to actively deal with Globalization 4.0 and to (co-)establish a smart implementation of measures in their own surroundings.

Prof. Dr. Yanis Varoufakis
Prof. Dr. Yanis Varoufakis

Joyce Gesing

Dr Joyce Gesing is CEO and Chairwoman of the Management Board at SEVERIN Elektrogeräte GmbH. She is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Category Management & Innovation, Project Management and Transformation. As a transformation expert, she previously worked as management consultant and in various senior leadership roles at thyssenkrupp.

Joyce Gesing
Joyce Gesing