Monday, 26 November 2018

from 09:30 Check-In

10:30 - 11:00 Opening Keynote

Kai Riecke (CTO at Burda Magazine Holding GmbH) and BULO (Publicist, Journalist and Cartoonist)

11:00 - 11:30 Data does not behave like oil

Ingo Rübe (Founder and CEO at BOTlabs GmbH)

11:30 - 12.15 Panel discussion: Revenue models beyond advertisment

Classical advertising is transitioning into new revenue streams. Germanys Market Leaders discuss in our panel how the future may look like.

Stefan Betzold (Managing Director Digital at BILD GmbH), Jan Wachtel (Managing Director at RTL interactive GmbH), Eva-Maria Bauch (CEO at G+J Digital Products GmbH), Hans Fink (CEO at Burda Studios)

12:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:00 Successful publishing through user centricity: How to find relevant content and optimize customer journeys

User centricity means evolving your product around the user's needs. Verena Letzner and Michel Wörmann will share their knowledge of how they succeeded with finding relevant content and optimizing user experience.

Verena Letzner (General Manager at Plan.Net NEO) and Michael Wörmann (Managing Partner at Facit Digital GmbH)

14:00 - 14:30 Microsoft - A new Open Source Leader

Microsoft loves Linux? Microsoft does Open Source? Campell Vertesi will give us first-hand insights why an industry leader who once claimed Open Source is a "malignant cancer" became the biggest Open Source contributor.

Campbell Vertesi (Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft)

14:30 - 15:00 How a simple editorial calendar enables new editorial workflows

Matthias Kretschmer shows how an editorial calendar can enhance collaboration across editorial teams and how it can enable planning across channels and websites.

Matthias Kretschmer (CEO at Desk-Net)

15:00 - 15:30 Data is the new oil.js: From A/B testing a cookie banner to an Open Source Consent Management Provider

The GDPR, an EU ePrivacy Regulation, requires the users' consent to save and track data. Sebastian Waschnik gives insights on how Axel Springer implemented an Open Source Consent Management Framework across their digital landscape.

Sebastian Waschnick (CTO at Axel Springer Ideas Engineering GmbH)

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:30 Developing a Thunder based CMS for authoring digital educational content

Somos Educação is Brazil´s largest Educational Content publisher that was founded in the 1960´s. Digital Integration Director Ricardo Schneider will give us insights on a content management system for authoring digital educational content.

Ricardo Schneider (Digital Integration Director at Somos Educação)

16:30 - 17:00 The Crucible of Continuous Delivery

Matthias Meyer (CTO at Reaction Commerce and Co-Founder of Travis CI)

17:00 - 17:30

Winning ultra-distance 24h races in the jungle of Nicaragua or the solitude in Iceland - to achieve goals like these ones can´t stay in the comfort zone. Vanessa will give insights on how she can motivate herself to prepare for huge milestones and how everybody can build positive habits.

Vanessa Gebhardt (Ultra Run Champion, Obstacle Race Champion and Training Specialist at Freeletics)

17:30 Start Get Together

18:30 Smokin' BBQ Dinner

22:00 Good Night - See you tomorrow!

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

09:00 Check-In

10:00 - 10:30 Open Source Keynote

Timothy Lehnen (Executive Director at Drupal Association)

10:30 - 11:00 From Monolith to Microservices: A Start Up's mission in Software Architecture

Amber Riedl and Jana Kazmina will lead us through the process of how a startup transformed a monolith into microservices.

Amber Riedl (Co-Founder & CMO at Makerist) and Jana Kazmina (Head of Product at Makerist)

11:00 - 11:30 Headless CMS as a basis for a multi-channel strategy

With over 500 print and digital products, Gruner + Jahr is one of Europes biggest publishers. Dr. Walter Sinowski will share insights on how a backend-only content management system provides a solution for multi-channel distribution.

Walter Sinowski (Director Product Development & Technology at G+J Digital Products GmbH)

11:30 - 12:00 Old School for the Win: How an IT Publisher Succeeded by Ignoring Digital Transformation

Linux New Media was founded in the mid 90´s and became the world´s largest Linux and Open Source content providers. Brian Osborn will share his insights and portrait how a publisher went through the waves of digitalization.

Brian Osborn (Publisher and CEO at Linux New Media)

12:00 Lunch Break

13:00 - 13:30 The reason to be open: How to benefit from Open Source as a company

Open Source is often associated with license free, although the real benefit comes with the community contributing their free time to evolve the product. Baddý Breidert will present how a web agency benefits by contributing to Open Source.

Baddý Sonja Breidert (CEO at 1xINTERNET GmbH)

13:30 - 14:00 Tech4Good and the digital transformation of philanthropy

Tech4Good means improving human lives through the use of IT. Veronica Celis will show us how blockchain technology can enable true transparency into aid.

Veronica Celis (Founder and CEO at EnlightAID)

14:00 - 14:30 Drop your Excel Sheets: Editorial Planning done right

Lukas Fischer: Having advanced Content Management Systems did not solve the problem of how content is being planned most of the time: in messy Excel sheets! Lukas Fischer will present how Netnode´s Open Source approach to content planning can help editorial teams to deliver better content.

Lukas Fischer (CEO / Digital Strategist at NETNODE AG)

14:30 - 15:00 How Hubert Burda Media contributes to Open Source

Daniel Bosen shares knowledge about how Hubert Burda Media successfully adapted an Open Source solution and will show hands-on how Burda benefits from the contribution.

Daniel Bosen (Lead Developer Thunder at Burda Magazine Holding)

15:00 Good Bye - See you next year!