HOW DO WE MANAGE THE GREEN TRANSFORMATION?

BE THE PART OF THE SOLUTION

LET'S ACCELERATE GREEN TRANSFORMATION!

16 - 17 SEPT 2021 FREDENHAGEN, OFFENBACH

LEADING CHANGEMAKERS ON STAGE

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HEBA AGUIB
Chief Executive RESPOND
BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
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TAREK AL-WAZIR
Minister of Economics Hesse
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DANIELA BOHLINGER
Head of Sustainable Design
BMW
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ROBERTA BOSCOLO
Climate & Energy Scientific Officer
World Meteorological Organization
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ANDREAS DOMBRET
Advisor of Various Financial Institutions
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ECKART DIEPENHORST
Chief People & Comm. Officer
FreeNow
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MAJA GÖPEL
Political Economist & Transformation Researcher
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CHRISTIAN KROLL
Founder & CEO
Ecosia
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LISA LIU
Investor
UVC Partners
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BETTINA ORLOPP
Chief Financial Officer
Commerzbank AG
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ANDREAS M. RICKERT
Founder & CEO
Phineo
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MARTIN RODECK
Managing Director
EDGE Technologies
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HANS J. SCHELLNHUBER
Director Emeritus
PIK
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GEORG SCHÜRMANN
Managing Director
Triodos Bank Germany
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LUCAS SPREITER
Founder
KI Bundesverband
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MARCO TE BRÖMMELSTROET
Academic Director
Urban Mobility Futures
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LENA THIEDE
Co-Founder & Partner
Planet A Ventures
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CONSTANZE TRAUTWEIN
Co-Founder
ImpactNexus
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GUNDULA ULLAH
Chairwoman
BME e. V.
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YVONNE ZWICK
Chairwoman
B.A.U.M. e. V.
ALL SPEAKERS, STAGES, WORKSHOPS AND FULL PROGRAM FOLLOWING SOON…

5.000+

SQM EXHIBITION

60+

SPEAKERS ON STAGE

HYBRID

+DIGITAL PLATFORM

3

STAGES

120+

B2B START-UPS

550+

CORPORATES

100+

INVESTORS

8

AREAS

IMPACT ON STAGE | KEYNOTES & PANELS

DAY 1 | THU, 16 SEPT 2021

09.30 – 09.50
Opening Greetings
Tarek Al-Wazir, Minister of Economics, Energy, Transport & Housing, Hesse

RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

09.50 – 10.15
10.15 – 10.50
10.50 – 11.10
11.10 – 11.40
11.40 – 12.30
Climate Crisis makes Inventors – Transformation Now!
Prof. Dr. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Physicist & Climate Scientist
Expert Panel: Why Buildings are a Key Driver in Sustainable Transformation
Christine Lemaitre, CEO, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen
Sabine Rau-Oberhuber, Co-Founder, Turntoo
Martin Rodeck, Executive Managing Director Germany, Edge Technology
Accelerating the Shift to a Circular Economy
Harald Friedl, Circular Economy Expert
Expert Panel: Circular Economy – What Goes Around Comes Around
Daniela Bohinger, Head of Sustainable Design, BMW
Harald Friedl, Circular Economy Expert
Kilian Kaminski, Co-Founder & CEO, Refurbed
Sustainability Innovation – A new Success Factor for Manufacturers
Dr. Moritz Gomm, Sustainability Innovation Lead, Zühlke Technology Group
Dr. Jörg Praczyk, Senior Vice President Group Research & Development, WILO SE

REGULATORY TECHNOLOGY & SUSTAINABLE SERVICES

12.45 – 13.10
13.10 – 13.35
13.35 – 14.10
14.10 – 14.35
14.35 – 15.10
15.10 – 16.00
How to Implement Sustainability in Corporates
Hannah Helmke, Founder & CEO right.based on science
Sina Wans, Co-Founder, Sustainable Thinking
Green Deal: Key to a Climate-Neutral and Sustainable EU
Daniel Mes, Member of Cabinet, European Commission
Expert Panel: What Supply Chain Transparency really means
Rena Kleine, Founder, Ecotrek
Gundula Ullah, Head of Purchaising, Funke Mediengruppe
Yvonne Zwick, CEO, B.A.U.M. e.V.
The Convergence of Digitalization and Sustainability
Renat Heuberger, CEO, South Pole
Expert Panel: Sustainability Data for better Decision Making – Hosted by KI Bundesverband
Nicole Formica-Schiller, CEO & Founder, Pamanicor Health
Lucas Spreiter, Regional Head of Bavaria, KI Bundesverband
Helen Tacke, Founder & CEO, cozero.ai
Impact Measurement – Why Metrics matter for Impact Investors
Expert Panel

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

16.15 – 16.40
16.40 – 17.05
17.05 – 17.40
17.40 – 18.05
18.05 – 18.40
18.40 – 19.15
The Role of Finance for Sustainable Transition
Prof. Dr. Andreas Dombret, Advisor to intl. Financial Institutions
Welcome at Impact Age – Impact Investing & Measurement
Dr. Andreas M. Rickert, CEO, Phineo AG
Green Transformation – Banks as Part of the Solution
Expert Panel – Hosted by Commerzbank Group
Banking for a Better Future
Inas Nureldin, Founder & CEO, Tomorrow
Expert Panel: The Responsibility of Early Stage Capital for Sustainability
Melisa Kozak, Investment Manager, European Investment Fund
Lisa Liu, Investor, Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners
Felix Mounier, Investment Director, Alter Equity
Innovation through Cooperation
Georg Schürmann, Geschäftsleiter, Triodos Bank

DAY 2 | FRI, 17 SEPT 2021

09.30 – 09.50
Opening Greetings
Dr. Bettina Orlopp, CFO, Commerzbank AG

AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

09.50 – 10.15
10.15 – 10.50
10.50 – 11.10
11.10 – 11.40
11:40 – 12.30
Regenerative Agriculture – The Solution for CO2 Reductions
Jacob Bussmann, Managing Director, SeedForward
Soil Regeneration to close the Carbon Cycles
Expert Panel
Alternative Proteins – New Sources to Feed 10 Billion People
Food Tech – Data Science tackling the Food Wastage Footprint
Expert Panel
How Regenerative Companies can help solve the Climate Crisis
Christian Kroll, Ecosia

FUTURE MOBILITY & CITIES

12.45 – 13.10
13.10 – 13.35
13.35 – 14.10
14.10 – 14.35
14.35 – 15.30
How to Re-Organize the Mobility Infrastructure
Sandra Phillips, Founder & CEO Movmi
The Tunnel Vision of Mobility Thinking
Prof. Dr. Marco te Brömmelstroet, University of Amsterdam
Expert Panel: What Drives us Tomorrow?
Lars Holger Engelhard, CEO, Unleash Future Boats
How Shared Mobility impacts our Cities
Eckart Diepenhorst, Chief of People & Communications, FreeNow
Expert Panel: Urban Future – Building Cities for People, not for Cars
Marc Augusto, Researcher, DAI Labor of TU Berlin
Constantin Schwaab, CEO, Wirelane
Tu My Tran, Senior Officer, ICLEI

SOCIAL INNOVATION & CLEAN TECHNOLOGY

16.00 – 16.20
16.20 – 16.40
16.40 – 17.15
17.15 – 17.40
17.40 – 18.05
18.05 – 18.40
18.40 – 19.15
Rethinking Systems – How to Achieve Systemic Change
Prof. Dr. Maja Göpel, Political Economist & Transformation Researcher
Social Innovation and the Matter of Data
Alexander Britz, Head of Digital Business Transformation & Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft
Expert Panel: Open (Social) Innovation
Heba Agulib, Chief Executive RESPOND, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Sasha Lipman, Founder, tech2impact
Self-Determination & Growth through Sustainable Energy Solutions
Torsten Schreiber, Africa GreenTec
Vulnerability of Developing Countries & Climate Impacts to the Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Roberta Boscolo, Climate & Energy Scientific Officer, World Meteorological Organization
Expert Panel: Removing CO2 from our Atmosphere – The power of Voluntary Carbon Markets
Daniel Egger, Chief Commercial Officer, Climeworks
Established Markets vs. Young Innovators – Why new Players are needed
Dr. Ernesto Garnier, Founder & CEO, EINHUNDERT Energie

Join the first in-person event of sustainability frontrunners in 2021

and become part of the largest B2B gathering for green solutions!

Be part. Save your ticket now.

Join the first in-person event of sustainability frontrunners in 2021

and become part of the largest B2B gathering for green solutions!

Be part. Save your ticket now.

DISCOVER EXCEPTIONAL TECH SOLUTIONS

In addition to a wide range of B2B SaaS, Hardware, Platform and Material Solutions – you will also find special exhibits such as Africa GreenTec's Solartainer – the first time ever that this has been exhibited and is open to visitors.

In addition, there will be premieres of new vehicle concepts and farming robots, as well as plastic-eating worms. Let yourself be surprised by further innovations!

ZERO WASTE & ZERO CARBON

An innovative zero waste food concept will feed you with vegan specialties on site - let yourself be surprised!

The entire event is carbon neutral compensated in cooperation with South Pole - this also includes the travel of all participants via different ways.

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS WITH PURPOSE

From March 1 – April 22, about 65 students from around the world will team up to compete to create a winning sustainable business model and prototype during the Impact Challenge hosted by TechQuartier.

The top teams will pitch their ideas during the Impact Festival on stage – be part and discover brillant concepts of the next generation entrepreneurs.

LOCATION: FREDENHAGEN

Once an industry location, Fredenhagen (Sprendlinger Landstraße 193-195, 63069 Offenbach am Main) is now a well-known event location that will be transformed into a sustainable place to be for two days.

Parking will be possible direclty at the event location. In addition we will also offer a shuttle service from S-Bahn station Offenbach Kaiserlei & Offenbach Main Station that will take you to the event.

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COVID-19 INFORMATION

The safety of our guests, exhibitors, crew and all involved parties is our top priority.

Therefore we will only allow access to the festival in case you are:
a) fully vaccinated
b) recovered from Covid-19 (within the last 6 month) or
c) tested (official test result not older than 24 hours)

Stay safe & see you on 16/17 September!

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