2023: “Getting connected for the Circular Economy”

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  • Digitalization for Sustainability:
    How Digital Technologies Empower Circular Economy
    Jan Biehler, acatech – Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften
  • Keynote Speech ‘Getting Connected for the Circular Economy’ [PDF]
    Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Boos & Max-Ferdinand Stroh, FIR e. V. an der RWTH Aachen & Christian Hocken, Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center
  • Enabling a Sustainable Future:
    Digital Product Passports within Catena-X
    Dr. Rainer Daude, BMW AG
  • Sustainability – Finding the Right IT-Solutions [PDF]
    Nils Detje, MANN+HUMMEL Gruppe
  • Reasons and Success Factors for Circular Business Models [PDF]
    Dr. Anja Eisenreich
  • Open Architectures's Potential
    Scaling Digital Transformation With Open Principles
    Jacques Engländer, Onward Partners & Sebastian Kremer, FIR e. V. an der RWTH Aachen
  • Digital Product Passport (DPP)
    Opportunities and Developments
    Dr. Achim Ilzhöfer, Covestro Deutschland AG
  • LANXESS – Energizing Chemistry [PDF]
    Dr. Martin Saewe, Lanxess Deutschland GmbH
    Company Pitch:
  • PLM for Sustainability and Circular Economy [PDF]


Review at the last events

15 November 2023    Getting connected for the Circular Economy
16 November 2022    Sustainable Digitalization for the Era of Uncertainty
17 November 2021    Getting Ready for the Data-driven Economy