New Technologies in Government and the Agriculture Industry

  • GABA
  • 20 September, 2018 00:00
  • 20 September, 2018 00:00
  • San Francisco / California

GABA invites you to learn from some of the groundbreaking solution providers how Germany is leading the digital transformation in the wine industry and focusing on mobility services.

Welcome Keynote by Dr. Volker Wissing, Minister of Economic Affairs, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture

EMMA: The testing of an autonomous driving public mini bus in Mainz is of enormous importance. New forms of mobility and necessary technologies will also play a significant role for public transport in future, please also see a video here

We move it: We want to move people and goods with vehicle technology from Rhineland-Palatinate. Automotive suppliers and science are working together to accelerate the adoption of innovative technologies.

Keynote: “New technologies and Blockchain in eGovernment” Dirk Kanngiesser, a technology startup entrepreneur and investor living in Silicon Valley, has more than 25 years of startup, operational and investing experience in Europe and the US. He is a co-founder and CEO of Cryptowerk Corp., a Silicon Valley start-up for enterprise blockchain applications. Dirk is an active angel investor and a board member of technology companies both in the U.S. and in Europe as well as Co-Founder and board member of the German Accelerator Tech Program.

Promoting autonomous driving into the public sector and encouraging mobility and digital transformation services will create new partnerships and collaborations between universities, corporations and the startup community in Germany and the United States.

Learn about one of the most innovative States in Germany testing autonomous driving in public buses their capital, the city of Mainz. Join the discussion on Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things and Big Data, all current challenges faced by companies and Governments worldwide. The process is in full swing, offering new opportunities not only to small and medium-sized enterprises. With digital technologies, individual customer requirements can be met in an affordable and flexible way, business and production processes can be made more efficient, and innovative offers that enable profitable growth can be developed.

Please meet a broad exchange of both global players like BASF, small and medium-sized enterprises as well as leading universities and research institutes from Rhineland-Palatinate. Learn what is bringing them to Silicon Valley and establish first business contacts during the networking sessions.

Date and Time:
Thursday, Sep 20, 2018
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pacific

Location:
Goethe Institut
530 Bush Street #204
San Francisco, CA 94108

Agenda:
6:00 – 6:30 pm Registration / Networking Reception
6:30 – 8:30 pm Program
8:30 – 9:00 pm Networking

Complimentary appetizers, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served.

Cost:
Regular: Free for Members!!, $25 Non-Members
$50 Day of event