SCHEDULE | KEYNOTES & PANELS

Moderated by Laura Lewandowski and Leonhard Nima (except for panels where moderator is explicitely mentioned)

DAY 1 | THU, 16 SEPT 2021

09.15 – 09.20
09.20 – 09.30
09.30 – 09.45
Opening Moderation
Leonhard Nima & Laura Lewandowski
Opening IMPACT FESTIVAL 2021
by Impact Festival Team (Fabian Demuth & Klara Köhle)
Opening Greetings
Tarek Al-Wazir, Minister of Economics, Energy, Transport & Housing, Hesse

RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

09.45 – 10.20
10.25 – 10.50
10.55 – 11.10
11.15 – 11.40
11.45 – 12.00
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 Technologies
Moderated by Tanja Kufner (Head of Ventures and Startups, Nemetschek Group)
Accelerating the Shift to a Circular Economy
Harald Friedl, Advisor & Circular Economy Expert
Expert Panel: Circular Economy – What Goes Around Comes Around
Harald Friedl, Advisor & Circular Economy Expert
Sebstian Fritz, Head of Business Development, Grover
Kilian Kaminski, Co-Founder & CEO, Refurbed
Sustainability Innovation – A new Success Factor for Manufacturers
Dr. Moritz Gomm, Sustainability Innovation Lead, Zühlke Engineering GmbH
Dr. Jörg Praczyk, Senior Vice President Group Research & Development, WILO SE

REGULATORY TECHNOLOGY

13.00 – 13.15
13.20 – 13.30
13.35 – 14.00
14.05 – 14.20
14.25 – 14.55
15.00 – 15.30
In Conversation: Temperature Alignment Metrics and holistic Climate Management for 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, Chief Procurement Officer, Funke Mediengruppe
Yvonne Zwick, CEO, B.A.U.M. e.V.
15 Years of Climate Action – What we’ve Learned and what’s Coming Next
Renat Heuberger, CEO & Co-Founder, South Pole
Expert Panel: Sustainability Data for better Decision Making
Kersten Karl Barth (ENGIE Impact)
Nicole Formica-Schiller, Founder & CEO, Pamanicor Health
Helen Tacke, Founder & CEO, Cozero
Moderated by Lucas Spreiter, Regional Head, KI Bundesverband
Expert Panel: Impact Measurement – Why Metrics matter for Impact Investors
Lena Thiede, Co-Founder & Partner, Planet A Ventures
Constanze Trautwein, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, ImpactNexus
Lucas Schmitt, Head of Innovation Products, TechQuartier

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

16.30 – 16.45
16.50 – 17.05
17.10 – 17.35
17.40 – 17.55
18.00 – 18.25
18.30 – 18.45
The Role of Finance for Sustainable Transition
Prof. Dr. Andreas Dombret,  former Board Member, Deutsche Bundesbank & now Advisor to Intl. Financial Institutions
Welcome at Impact Age – Impact Investing & Measurement
Dr. Andreas M. Rickert, Founder & CEO, Phineo AG + Co-CEO, Nixdorf Kapital
Expert Panel: Green Transformation – Banks as Part of the Solution
Matthias Kopp, Head Sustainable Finance, WWF Germany
Holger Schulte, Divisional Director Group Strategy, Transformation & Sustainability, Commerzbank AG
Sebastian Stricker, CEO, share GmbH
Moderated by Stefanie Pietsch, Segment responsibility Sustainability, Commerzbank AG
Banking for a Better Future
Inas Nureldin, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Tomorrow
Expert Panel: The Responsibility of Early Stage Capital for Sustainability
Melisa Kozak, Investment Manager, European Investment Fund
Lisa Liu, Investor, UVC Partners
Felix Mounier, Investment Director, Alter Equity
Moderated by Peter Fricke (Head of Deutsche Börse Venture Network, Deutsche Börse)
Innovation through Cooperation
Georg Schürmann, Managing Director, Triodos Bank

IMPACT AWARD

19.00 – 20.30
IMPACT AWARD CEREMONY
Hosted by UNO INO

IMPACT ON STAGE | KEYNOTES & PANELS

DAY 1 | THU, 16 SEPT 2021

09.15 – 09.20
Opening Moderation
Leonhard Nima & Laura Lewandowski
09.20 – 09.30
Opening IMPACT FESTIVAL 2021
by Impact Festival Team (Fabian Demuth & Klara Köhle)
09.30 – 09.45
Opening Greetings
Tarek Al-Wazir, Minister of Economics, Energy, Transport & Housing, Hesse

RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

09.45 – 10.20
Climate Crisis makes Inventors – Transformation Now!
Prof. Dr. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Physicist & Climate Scientist
10.25 – 10.50
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 Technologies
Moderated by Tanja Kufner (Head of Ventures and Startups, Nemetschek Group)
10.55 – 11.10
Accelerating the Shift to a Circular Economy
Harald Friedl, Advisor & Circular Economy Expert
11.15 – 11.40
Expert Panel: Circular Economy – What Goes Around Comes Around
Harald Friedl, Advisor & Circular Economy Expert
Sebstian Fritz, Head of Business Development, Grover
Kilian Kaminski, Co-Founder & CEO, Refurbed
11.45 – 12.00
Sustainability Innovation – A new Success Factor for Manufacturers
Dr. Moritz Gomm, Sustainability Innovation Lead, Zühlke Engineering GmbH
Dr. Jörg Praczyk, Senior Vice President Group Research & Development, WILO SE

REGULATORY TECHNOLOGY
& SUSTAINABLE SERVICES

13.00 – 13.15
In Conversation: Temperature Alignment Metrics and holistic Climate Management for Corporates
Hannah Helmke, Founder & CEO right.based on science
Sina Wans, Co-Founder, Sustainable Thinking
13.20 – 13.30
Green Deal: Key to a Climate-Neutral and Sustainable EU
Daniel Mes, Member of Cabinet, European Commission
13.35 – 14.00
Expert Panel: What Supply Chain Transparency really means
Rena Kleine, Founder, Ecotrek
Gundula Ullah, Chief Procurement Officer, Funke Mediengruppe
Yvonne Zwick, CEO, B.A.U.M. e.V.
14.05 – 14.20
15 Years of Climate Action – What we’ve Learned and what’s Coming Next
Renat Heuberger, CEO & Co-Founder, South Pole
14.25 – 14.55
Expert Panel: Sustainability Data for better Decision Making
Kersten Karl Barth (ENGIE Impact)
Nicole Formica-Schiller, Founder & CEO, Pamanicor Health
Helen Tacke, Founder & CEO, Cozero
Moderated by Lucas Spreiter, Regional Head, KI Bundesverband
15.00 – 15.30
Expert Panel: Impact Measurement – Why Metrics matter for Impact Investors
Lena Thiede, Co-Founder & Partner, Planet A Ventures
Constanze Trautwein, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, ImpactNexus
Lucas Schmitt, Head of Innovation Products, TechQuartier

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

16.30 – 16.45
The Role of Finance for Sustainable Transition
Prof. Dr. Andreas Dombret,  former Board Member, Deutsche Bundesbank & now Advisor to Intl. Financial Institutions
16.50 – 17.05
Welcome at Impact Age – Impact Investing & Measurement
Dr. Andreas M. Rickert, Founder & CEO, Phineo AG + Co-CEO, Nixdorf Kapital
17.10 – 17.35
Expert Panel: Green Transformation – Banks as Part of the Solution
Matthias Kopp, Head Sustainable Finance, WWF Germany
Holger Schulte, Divisional Director Group Strategy, Transformation & Sustainability, Commerzbank AG
Sebastian Stricker, CEO, share GmbH
Moderated by Stefanie Pietsch, Segment responsibility Sustainability, Commerzbank AG
17.40 – 17.55
Banking for a Better Future
Inas Nureldin, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Tomorrow
18.00 – 18.25
Expert Panel: The Responsibility of Early Stage Capital for Sustainability
Melisa Kozak, Investment Manager, European Investment Fund
Lisa Liu, Investor, UVC Partners
Felix Mounier, Investment Director, Alter Equity
Moderated by Peter Fricke (Head of Deutsche Börse Venture Network, Deutsche Börse)
18.30 – 18.45
Innovation through Cooperation
Georg Schürmann, Managing Director, Triodos Bank

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DAY 2 | FRI, 17 SEPT 2021

09.15 – 09.20
09.20 – 09.30
09.30 – 09.45
Opening Moderation
Leonhard Nima & Laura Lewandowski
Opening Day 2 of IMPCAT FESTIVAL 2021
Mara Steinbrenner & Moritz Schwarz (Impact Festival Team)
Opening Greetings
Dr. Bettina Orlopp, CFO, Commerzbank AG

AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

09.50 – 10.05
10.10 – 10.35
10.40 – 10.55
11.00 – 11.25
11:30 – 11.45
Eco Money – Ecological and Economic Business Models in Agriculture
Jacob Bussmann, Managing Director, SeedForward
Expert Panel: Soil Regeneration to close the Carbon Cycles
Prof. Dr. Estelle Herlyn, Head of CompetenceCentre for Sustainable Development, FOM
Andrea Licata, CEO & Founder, Talenteco
Prof. Dr. Thomas Scholten, Chair of Physical Geography and Soil Science, University of Tübingen
Moderated by Azadeh Farajpour Javazmi (Founder, betterSoil for a better world)
Alternative Proteins – New Sources to Feed 10 Billion People
Dr. Carsten Gerhardt, Partner, Kearney
Expert Panel: How can new and alternative Proteins be integrated into the Food System
Nadine Filko, Author and Copywriter
Dr. Carsten Gerhardt, Partner, Kearney
Janna Schmidt-Holtz, CEO, Green Gen Fund
Moderated by Julia Köhn (CEO, German Agri Food Society)
How Regenerative Companies can help solve the Climate Crisis
Christian Kroll, CEO, Ecosia

FUTURE MOBILITY & CITIES

13.00 – 13.15
13.20 – 13.35
13.40 – 14.05
14.10 – 14.25
14.30 – 14.55
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?
Bernhard Dietrich, Head, CENA
Lars Holger Engelhard, CEO, Unleash Future Boats
Christine Wang, Managing Director, Lufthansa Innovation Hub
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
Moderated by Tanja Kufner (Head of Ventures and Startups, Nemetschek Group)
15.00 – 15.10
Midday Greetings
Linda Köpper & Moritz Schwarz (Impact Festival Team)

SOCIAL INNOVATION & CLEAN TECHNOLOGY

15.30 – 15.50
15.55 – 16.10
16.15 – 16.40
16.45 – 17.00
17.05 – 17.20
17.25 – 17.50
17.55 – 18.10
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 Aguib, Chief Executive RESPOND, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Sasha Lipman, Founder, tech2impact
Daniel Nowack, Managing Director, Yunus Social Business
Self-Determination & Growth through Sustainable Energy Solutions
Torsten Schreiber, Founder & CEO, 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
Christopher Blaufelder, Partner, McKinsey
Daniel Egger, Chief Commercial Officer, Climeworks
Renat Heuberger, CEO & Co-Founder, South Pole
Established Markets vs. Young Innovators – Why new Players are needed
Dr. Ernesto Garnier, Founder & CEO, EINHUNDERT Energie

DAY 2 | FRI, 17 SEPT 2021

09.15 – 09.30
Opening Moderation
Leonhard Nima & Laura Lewandowski
09.20 – 09.30
Opening Day 2 of IMPCAT FESTIVAL 2021
Mara Steinbrenner & Moritz Schwarz (Impact Festival Team)
09.30 – 09.45
Opening Greetings
Dr. Bettina Orlopp, CFO, Commerzbank AG

AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

09.50 – 10.05
Eco Money – Ecological and Economic Business Models in Agriculture
Jacob Bussmann, Managing Director, SeedForward
10.10 – 10.35
Expert Panel: Soil Regeneration to close the Carbon Cycles
Prof. Dr. Estelle Herlyn, Head of CompetenceCentre for Sustainable Development, FOM
Prof. Dr. Thomas Scholten, Chair of Physical Geography and Soil Science, University of Tübingen
Moderated by Azadeh Farajpour Javazmi (Founder, betterSoil for a better world)
10.40 – 10.55
Alternative Proteins – New Sources to Feed 10 Billion People
Dr. Carsten Gerhardt, Partner, Kearney
11.00 – 11.25
Expert Panel: How can new and alternative Proteins be integrated into the Food System
Nadine Filko, Author and Copywriter
Dr. Carsten Gerhardt, Partner, Kearney
Janna Schmidt-Holtz, CEO, Green Gen Fund
Moderated by Julia Köhn (CEO, German Agri Food Society)
11:30 – 11.45
How Regenerative Companies can help solve the Climate Crisis
Christian Kroll, CEO, Ecosia

FUTURE MOBILITY & CITIES

13.00 – 13.15
How to Re-Organize the Mobility Infrastructure
Sandra Phillips, Founder & CEO, Movmi
13.20 – 13.35
The Tunnel Vision of Mobility Thinking
Prof. Dr. Marco te Brömmelstroet, University of Amsterdam
13.40 – 14.05
Expert Panel: What Drives us Tomorrow?
Bernhard Dietrich, Head, CENA
Lars Holger Engelhard, CEO, Unleash Future Boats
Christine Wang, Managing Director, Lufthansa Innovation Hub
14.10 – 14.25
How Shared Mobility impacts our Cities
Eckart Diepenhorst, Chief of People & Communications, FreeNow
14.30 – 14.55
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
Moderated by Tanja Kufner (Head of Ventures and Startups, Nemetschek Group)
15.00 – 15.10
Midday Greetings
Linda Köpper & Moritz Schwarz (Impact Festival Team)

SOCIAL INNOVATION & CLEAN TECHNOLOGY

15.30 – 15.50
Rethinking Systems – How to Achieve Systemic Change
Prof. Dr. Maja Göpel, Political Economist & Transformation Researcher
15.55 – 16.10
Social Innovation and the Matter of Data
Alexander Britz, Head of Digital Business Transformation & Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft
16.15 – 16.40
Expert Panel: Open (Social) Innovation
Heba Aguib, Chief Executive RESPOND, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Sasha Lipman, Founder, tech2impact
Daniel Nowack, Managing Director, Yunus Social Business
16.45 – 17.00
Self-Determination & Growth through Sustainable Energy Solutions
Torsten Schreiber, Founder & CEO, Africa GreenTec
17.05 – 17.20
Vulnerability of Developing Countries & Climate Impacts to the Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Roberta Boscolo, Climate & Energy Scientific Officer, World Meteorological Organization
17.25 – 17.50
Expert Panel: Removing CO2 from our Atmosphere – The Power of Voluntary Carbon Markets
Christopher Blaufelder, Partner, McKinsey
Daniel Egger, Chief Commercial Officer, Climeworks
Renat Heuberger, CEO & Co-Founder, South Pole
17.55 – 18.10
Established Markets vs. Young Innovators – Why new Players are needed
Dr. Ernesto Garnier, Founder & CEO, EINHUNDERT Energie