CODE_n CONFERENCE I: How to Shape and Develop Smart Cities

03/12/2015  |  CODE_n15 Startup CONTEST, EVENTS

Downloadbild_Code_n15_Program The CODE_n CONFERENCE to be held in Hall 16 at the upcoming CeBIT is huge – featuring more than 50 slots and 100+ speakers. This year’s CODE_n is running under the motto: “Into the Internet of Things,” and spans the four categories Industry 4.0., Digital Life, Future Mobility, and Smart City. To give visitors a more focused view on this, here are a few highlights from the category “Smart City,” to be presented at the CONFERENCE.

Expert KeynoteGet Connected: Shaping the Energy Revolution
Thursday | 19.03.2015 | 13:10 – 13:30 | Expert Keynote
“Get Connected” is the motto with which Dr. Henning Krüger invites us to discuss the role of IT within the energy revolution. Dr. Henning Krüger is responsible for IT at the German utility provider EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG. The IT used by energy suppliers to date has been rather reserved, bureaucratic and slow – making it less mobile, less customer-focused, and less open to new business ideas. We invite you to talk about shaping the energy revolution together. We want to listen, discuss, and learn – get connected!

Expert KeynoteThe Smart City of Amsterdam
Friday | 20.03.2015 | 11:15 – 11:35 | Expert Keynote
Ger Baron, CTO for the city of Amsterdam, is probably one of the best people to talk to when it comes to smart cities. He will share insights into his own smart city, the smart city of Amsterdam. More…

Expert KeynoteSmart Stations for Smart Cities
Friday | 20.03.2015 | 11:35 – 11:55 | Expert Keynote
Florian Ohly, Project Manager, DB Station & Service AG, holds a degree in computer science and started his career in 1994 as a management consultant for Otto Versand, a popular German mail-order house. After several years with external consulting companies, he joined Deutsche Bahn in 2002 as a senior project manager for corporate strategy. Next he served within DB as international project manager and IT portfolio manager for DB Schenker Logistics, before he joined DB Station&Service AG in 2010.

Expert KeynoteEnBW goes Smart City
Friday | 20.03.2015 | 11:55 – 12:10 | Expert Keynote
Uli Huener previously served as the CEO of Yello Strom GmbH, from September 2009 onward. As of March 2012, he has also served as Managing Director of EnBW Vertriebs GmbH. Uli Huener studied mathematics and business administration at the Universities of Bielefeld and Hamburg, and obtained a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to getting into the Energy Business, Uli held various senior management positions with companies in the IT and telecommunications sectors in Germany and the US, gaining over 25 years of international experience overall – from startups to large corporations.


Expert KeynoteMore than Smart – How to Shape the City oft he Future
Friday | 20.03.2015 | 12:15 – 12:35 | Expert Keynote
Rüdiger Dorn, Director of Technology Strategy EMEA, is part of the Microsoft CTO office and leads the Public Sector Cloud Strategy for Microsoft in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. He is responsible for driving the cloud business with governments, health care institutions, national security organizations, and educational institutions. He is also responsible for overseeing the establishment of a partner ecosystem around Microsoft cloud products and reporting customer feedback to engineering. Prior to this, he served at Microsoft in several international management roles, leading activities for the pharmaceutical and process manufacturing industries.

More info about the CODE_n conference “Into this Internet of Things” at this year’s CeBIT you’ll find in the following press release: CODE_n at CeBIT: world-class conference program for digital pioneers, innovators and decision makers