Explore the ‘trusted future’ at
Fujitsu Forum Munich 2019
At Fujitsu Forum Munich 2019, we will be exploring how a people-first (‘human-centric’) approach to the latest digital technologies is helping to build trust in new business models and ultimately helping to improve lives. Our event theme this year is Human Centric Innovation – Driving a Trusted Future.
As always, our annual flagship conference will be packed with high value content, from inspiring keynotes and insightful breakout sessions through to practical demonstrations of the very latest industry solutions. Highlights will include our expert talks program, where you can explore your specific challenges with subject matter experts, and networking opportunities with industry peers from around the world.
We look forward to welcoming you to Munich to join this high value event and to celebrate the latest exciting possibilities of the digital age.
Over the coming weeks, we will be regularly publishing updated agenda information on this site, so please bookmark it today. Here are some of the highlights you can look forward to at Fujitsu Forum Munich 2019:
Our Demonstration Area will showcase how all major industries, from manufacturing and retail through to public services, continue to be transformed by the latest digital technologies. You will see how these technologies, including both AI and IOT based solutions, are opening up significant new opportunities for improving operational efficiency and customer experience. We will also demonstrate our latest workplace, cybersecurity and multi-cloud innovations, helping you plot the next steps on your transformation journey. You can also see the latest servers, storage and end user systems, from workstations to the latest tablet devices, and solutions for managing even the most complex hybrid infrastructures.
In our Keynote sessions, Fujitsu executives will be joined on stage by special guests to share their personal insights into the challenges and possibilities of the digital age. This year our speakers will be reflecting on the critical importance of trust in establishing new business models, and how we can ensure that new and emerging technologies are deployed in the most responsible and ethical way.
Break Out Sessions
In addition to the thought-leadership keynotes, there will be more than 50 interactive breakout sessions. These will focus on the challenges faced by different industry sectors, sharing new approaches based on real life case studies. We will explore how digital technology can help build trust, create new business opportunities and improve lives.
Our expert talks give you the chance to discuss your specific challenges and opportunities with subject matter experts from Fujitsu and Fujitsu partner organizations. By booking in advance, you can ensure a tailored session that can directly support your strategic planning activities.
During the event, you will have the chance to meet with peers from a broad range of industry sectors and geographies, both through the organized sessions and through informal networking. With business and IT leaders from over 80 countries expected at the event, from a broad range of industry sectors, this is a unique opportunity to gain valuable insights and extend your personal network.
Please register now and note that your registration is binding. When registering, you can book our travel package. The price of the package is 950 euros and it includes the following:
- Flights: Tue 5 November, HEL-MUC, AY1405 at 16:20-17:50 and Thurs 7 November, MUC-HEL, AY1406 at 18:40-22:15
- Hotel accommodation from 5 November to 7 November, Holiday Inn City Center, Hochstraße 3, 81669 München
- Bus transfers between the airport, Holiday Inn City Center and the ICM event venue, meals (lunch, dinners) and the full event program.
Our confirmed Keynote speakers
Andreas has a strong passion for digital equality, for a world in which wealth is shared, not only financially but also in terms of knowledge and power. He is the author of six books, published in over 30 languages, a columnist, commentator and a headline conference speaker in more than 20 countries. His book ”The Google Code” was a national bestseller, while his latest work ”On Finding” has already been attracting widespread critical acclaim. In his latest talk, Andreas shares his fascinating insights into the challenges facing the next wave of digital revolution, including the impact of new and emerging technology on people’s lives and his vision for ’digital democracy’.
As senior staff writer for the Swedish daily newspaper Sydsvenskan, Andreas is based in Malmo. With over 1.5 million viewers of his online TED talks, his journalistic approach and dynamic delivery were key factors in his recognition as Sweden’s ”Speaker of the Year” for 2019.
We are delighted to welcome Andreas to Fujitsu Forum 2019.
Joseph Reger is Fujitsu’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Central & Eastern Europe. Since 2002, Dr. Reger has been the CTO for various areas of the company. In August 2015, he was awarded the title of Fujitsu Fellow.
As CTO, he advises both the company and its customers in the implementation of new technologies. In this role he is the driving force for Fujitsu’s portfolio and technology strategy. Currently he is focusing on the topics of Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Blockchain.
A renowned industry expert and visionary, Joseph is recognized for his ability to understand and predict the IT trends that will most impact the future of business. Working with Fujitsu’s customers, he helps to determine and implement the innovations most appropriate to their strategy. His role is paramount in helping Fujitsu choose wisely when deciding on technology directions.
He obtained his PhD at the University of Cologne, and received the highest German academic degree (habilitation) at the University of Mainz.
Fleur is VP, Head of Global Strategic Alliances EMEIA at Fujitsu. In this role, Fleur is accountable for leading the Alliances strategy and activities of Fujitsu in EMEIA, helping to build relationships between our customers, key partners and Fujitsu to enable all of us to benefit from our respective strengths.
Fleur joined Fujitsu in 2012 as the Business Development Director for Private Sector, before moving on to the role of Director for Business Development & Presales for Networks & Telecoms, EMEIA. Fleur holds a BSc, Hons, applied science from Cranfield University and a MSc, Business and Telecommunications from UCL.
David Hazard joined Fujitsu’s business in November 2015 as Head of Channel EMEIA. David is responsible for the development of best practice & tools to support growth in sales, as well as the development of strategy and capability for Fujitsu’s 27,000 Channel Partners.
Dave has 20 years’ experience in the Technology sector having worked previously in leadership roles at Dell EMEA and Systemax EMEA. Before joining Dell, David worked at Dun & Bradstreet for 11 years in Strategic Development, managing large financial services clients, building credit assessment scorecard technology, and market segmentation CRM analysis tools. Dave has previously also worked for 10 years in Banking, for Barclays plc retail banking division, and Royal Bank of Canada, responsible for outsourcing fund administration across EMEA. David is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment.
David is married with two children, lives in South West London, and his hobbies are Catamaran Sailing, Yachting, Skiing and watching Rugby.
Rupert Lehner is Head of Central and Eastern Europe, Products EMEIA. He is also a Member of the Board of Managing Directors at Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH as well as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FTDS GmbH. Rupert is also the Bavarian State Representative of Bitkom, where he represents the interests of the German Digital Association in relation to political bodies.
Rupert has held a variety of roles within Siemens, Siemens-Nixdorf, Fujitsu Siemens Computers and Fujitsu Technology Solutions at various locations. As well as managing the Enterprise Platform Services business line, in August 2018, he also took over responsibility for the product business in EMEIA and was appointed Head of Central and Eastern Europe.
Rupert studied Business Administration at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany and started his career in 1990 when he joined Siemens AG in Nuremberg.
Highlights from Fujitsu Forum 2018
In 2018 we welcomed over 10,000 visitors to Fujitsu Forum in Munich. Our theme was Co-creation for Success with sessions looking at how you can leverage digital technology and deliver innovative value jointly with your partners and customers.
As well as senior executives from Fujitsu such as President Tanaka, Duncan Tait and Dr. Joseph Reger we were joined by a host of external speakers including author Rachel Botsman, Microsoft's Michel van der Bel, Lisa A. Spelman of Intel and NetApp's Ranjeet Sudan.