DMS16 Conference "Take Your Business to the Sky" (english only)
The DMS16 Conference "Take Your Business to the Sky" is focusing on current and soon to come business models and technologies around drones. Experts and entrepreneurs will talk about their first hand experiences. Where is the beef? Among others Damien Declercq, Local Motors; Albrecht von Ruffer, Skylab Institute; Marius Schröder, Spectair Group; Christian Janke, European Aviation Security Center; Matthew J. Clark, Hogan Lovells, Arnd Schöter, Nightingale Systems, Martin Fiedler, Fraunhofer IML/InventAIRy, Brigitte Zypries, BMWi; Robert Reichert, OiC; Lukas Wrede, Skycart Drone Delivery Solutions ...
Time: Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 9 am – 3 pm
Place: DRONEMASTERS Summit@CeBIT, Hall 16, Hanover Fairground
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Albrecht von Ruffer
Albrecht von Ruffer is the CEO of Cooper Copter GmbH in Hamburg where he is responsible for finance, marketing and business development. Cooper Copter develops and distributes special drones for professional users, especially for photography and filming as well as for surveying, monitoring and remote sensing. In addition, he is director of the private Sky Lab Institute in Hamburg which is focused on commercializing drone-based applications in agriculture and forestry as well as environmental monitoring.
With his company nserve GmbH, he has spent more than 12 years initiating and implementing worldwide climate protection projects in the chemical industry in the framework of the Kyoto Protocol.
Albrecht is an entrepreneur, biologist, industrial management assistant, enthusiastic skier and surfer. He lives with his wife and four children in Hamburg.
Arnd Schöter is based in Brussels, he co-founded several consulting companies in Germany, Spain and Belgium. He developing digital strategies for German blue chip companies. He has more than 10 years of experience in running global projects in the B2C, B2B area in the logistics, automobile and FMCG industries.
He received his MBA from Sheffield Hallam University in England.
Having lived and worked abroad for almost 20 years he acquired a deep intercultural understanding, learned to speak 5 languages and built up an extended European business network.
Lars Reger is Chief Technology Officer of NXP’s Automotive business unit. NXP is the global technology leader in the secure connected car with a market leading product portfolio in secure and smart car access, car infotainment, advanced driver assistance systems, in-vehicle networks, and sensors. As CTO, Lars is responsible for managing R&D and new business activities for NXP Automotive.
Prior to joining NXP in 2008, Lars gained deep insight into the microelectronics industry – with a strong focus on the automotive sector – in various functions with Siemens, Infineon, Siemens VDO and Continental. Before joining NXP, Lars was Director of Business Development and Product Management within the Connectivity business unit at Continental. His past roles at Infineon included Head of the Process and Product Engineering departments, Project Manager for Mobile System Chips, and Director of IP Management. He began his career with Siemens Semiconductors as Product Engineer in 1997. Lars holds a university degree in physics from Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn and an executive MBA from London Business School.
Lukas Wrede is the Founder & CEO of skycart.net, a drone pick up and delivery service.
Lukas is an entrepreneur with a strong business background, and over 10 years of experience as co-founder at studdex, alendra, rocketapps & airmatch. He holds a BA in Aviation Management from IUBH.
Damien has a background in mechanical and production engineering, and a master in management. He has worked in the battery industry, the automotive after market in Europe, in various sales and marketing positions. Before joining Local Motors, Damien was working on a project to put enthusiastic eco-friendly cars on the European roads through the use of co-creation and partnership with OEMs. Damien joined Local Motors in 2011 to lead the Business Development of the company, developing the outsourced innovation business line as well as strategic partnerships. Today, Damien leads the setup and growth of the network of Microfactories and vehicles portfolio for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Martin Fiedler studied computer science with a special focus on business economics at the Technical University of Dortmund. Since 2009 he has been working as team leader of the autoID-technologies unit in the department of packaging and trade logistics at the Frauenhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics. He is responsible for consulting and development projects for clients from the production, logistics, and trade sector in regards to identification and backtracking issues. In his area of research, he develops new technological solutions and business models for logistics and production within the framework of the internet of things, industry 4.0, localization and flying robots.
Metthew J Clark
As a senior associate in Hogan Lovells' Aviation practice group, Matt Clark’s practice focuses primarily on regulatory and civil litigation matters. Matt works with clients throughout the aviation community to navigate federal regulatory issues, provides transactional diligence, and advocates before courts and federal agencies.
Matt regularly advises clients on U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) matters. His clients include aviation maintenance and repair organizations, aircraft and aircraft engine and component manufacturers, passenger and cargo airlines, charter operators, as well as airports and airport-related businesses.
Matt is actively involved with Hogan Lovells' Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS, aka drone) Group, where he advises UAS operators, users and manufacturers on FAA regulatory and other legal issues that arise when innovation and regulation collide. Matt works with UAS clients in various industries developing new and innovative commercial UAS applications, including utility and infrastructure, precision agriculture, construction, insurance, real estate, architecture and engineering, media and news gathering, and higher education institutions.
Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Matt was an associate at several other large global law firms, where he concentrated on aviation regulatory and civil ligation matters, including work with UAS industry clients.
Marius Schröder, born in 1983, is a business economist and holds an MA in International Management from the FH Münster (2010). Since 2014 he is responsible for the marketing and business development of the SPECTAIR GROUP.
In 2013, when a small toy-drone crashed in front of Angela Merkel at an election event, Dr. Seebach was first to be struck by the idea of a technology that would act as safeguard against civilian drone use. Half a year later, him, Jörg Lamprecht and Rene Seeber founded Dedrone.
Ingo, born in 1974, studied industrial engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig and holds a Ph.D. from the Frauenhofer Institut for thin film and coating. Before he became managing partner of SEETECH in 2008, he worked at the international aluminum manufacturer Norsk Hydro ASA in Hamburg, Norway, and England. SEETECH is a leading provider of industrial products with branches in the USA, Russia, China, and Poland.
Ingo has specialized in the drafting, planning, and production of high-quality hardware products. At Dedrone he is responsible for the planning, production, and controlling.
Christian’s research focus is on Unmanned Systems, robotics and autonomy. Especially in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) he focuses on their capabilities, business models, and regulatory environment.
His consulting background is Safety Management, Risk Assessment and Technical Due Diligence. Furthermore he is an accredited trainer for Aviation Security and Auditor for Quality Management.
He has been in military service for 14 years as a helicopter pilot and officer for Public Affairs.
Christian holds a diploma in Political Science and furthermore a Master of Science in Aeronautics / Unmanned Systems from the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
He is an enthusiastic advocate for new business models with Drones. At the moment he is developing a standardized system for designation of small UAS.
Thomas Ramge is the technology correspondent of the German business magazine brand eins and a contributing editor to The Economist. He also serves as chief explaining officer of the US-German analytics company QuantCo - a Harvard spin off, where Thomas bridges knowledge gaps between business lines, quants and techies.
Thomas has published several bestselling non-fiction books and won numerous national publishing awards. His first novel hit the bookstores last year.
In his workshops and keynotes on digitization Thomas explores the opportunities of crunching the right data sets in a smart way. That means: Getting more (customer-) insights by asking the right business questions first. His most recent book calls this approach Smart Data – which also refers to a concept on how traditional companies can kickstart digital transformation.