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June 21, 2018 | Stuttgart

Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH

ICS (International Congress Center Stuttgart)
Messeplatz 1
70629 Stuttgart

 

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agenda

8:30 am          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  Registration and Breakfast

 

9:00 am          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  Welcome and Introduction

      _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_  •_cc781905- Stefanie Ziska, President & CEO, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc.  

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •   _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Johannes Schmalzl, General Executive Manager, Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the Stuttgart      _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_Region

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •    Ed Castile, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Alabama Department of Commerce, representing the Premium        _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc78 1905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Sponsor State of Alabama         

 

9:30 am          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  Opening Panel: Transatlantic Relations

                            Moderator: Moritz Koch, Senior Correspondent, Handelsblatt       

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •   _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, Secretary of Economic Affairs, Labor and Housing of the State of Baden 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_                     _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781 905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Württemberg

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •   _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Daniel Andrich, President and CEO, Representative of German Industry and Trade

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •    Prof. JD Bindenagel, Ambassador (ret), Henry Kissinger Professor and Head of the Center International        _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _c c781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_      Security and Governance, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn_cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ 
            

10:30 am          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Coffee Break

 

11:15 am          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Panel: German Businesses and the US Administration

                             Moderation: Matthias Heinz, Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Trade Committee, Chamber of Commerce and              _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_        Industry for the Stuttgart Region

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •   _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Rodney Hunter, Business Director North/South America and MEA, Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG 

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •   _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Peter Riehle, President & CEO, WITTENSTEIN holding, Corp. and Chairman of the Board of Directors,        _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc. 

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •   _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Klaus Zellmer, President & CEO, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. and Chairman Board of Directors,    _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-90 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc78190 5-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc.

 

12:45 pm          Panel results and summary

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    •    Klaus Zellmer, President & CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Directors       _cc7819 05-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc. 

 

12:50 pm          Lunch Break and Networking  

 

2:00 pm          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  WORKSHOPS (3 workshops each 60 min)

                     1. Recent Developments in US Visa and Immigration Laws 

                               Moderator: Susanne Gellert, Vice President, German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., New York

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    Hilde Holland, Attorney at Law and Partner, Wuersch & Gering LLP 

                                •    Teri A. Simmons, Attorney at Law and Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP_cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   Brendan C. James, Consul, Non-Immigrant Visa Unit, US Consulate General Frankfurt
          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    
Peter Limberger, Chairman and CEO, CL Enterprises LLC        _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_      
          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   Dr. Siegmar Pohl, Attorney at Law and Partner, Squire Patton Boggs LLP                            

 

                           2. Industry 4.0  – Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Transformation

                               Moderator: Mark Tomkins, President & CEO, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc.

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   Jackson Bond, Co-Founder, Chief Industry Evangelist, New Business, relayr GmbH

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   Michael Butschek, Senior Vice President "Digital Enterprise", Siemens AG, Digital Factory

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    Peter Riehle, President & CEO,WITTENSTEIN holding, Corp. and Chairman of the Board of Directors,    _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_                     _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _c c781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc. 

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   Rainer Strohm, VP Corporate Sector Information Systems and Services, Robert Bosch GmbH   _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde-31 94-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ 

 

                           3.Sales Strategies USA – Be prepared to think differently

                               Moderator: Stefanie Ziska, President & CEO, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern      _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d-31 -136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_US, Inc.  

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_        _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_•    Karsten Böhrs, CEO, The Simpleshow Company SA

                                •    Rudi Herbst, President & CEO, United Soft Plastics _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_       _cc781905-4dbb-3cf-3196

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         •_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   Rodney Hunter, Business Director North/South America and MEA, Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG    -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_                     _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_       • _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  Carsten Salewski, Member of the Executive Board – Sales, Marketing and Internati onal          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde-3194-b b3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         Business,_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Viscom AG      
                   

3:00 pm          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_WORKSHOPS (3 workshops each 60 min)            
          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    1. Recent Developments in US Visa and Immigration Laws

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    2. Industry 4.0  – Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Transformation

          _cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_    3. Sales Strategies USA – Be prepared to think differently

 

4:00 pm          _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  Press Gagglewith the Ministry of Economic Affairs and business leaders
      _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_     _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_ _cc781905-5c de-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  at the trade fair stand of the German American Chamber of Commerce (stand no. 2C12)

 

 

 

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