Friday, March 2, 2012

Germany - Information Tour

Germany - Information Tour
Berlin - Hannover (CeBIT) - Berlin/Potsdam - Munich
(GIZ GmbH, the German organization for international cooperation, has been appointed by the German Federal Foreign Office to prepare and implement this tour with a focus on Germany as a Technology Location as well as the CeBIT Trade Fair 2012.)
Departure from MAA - March 4, 2012  - 01:45
Arrival at MAA          - March 10, 2012 - 23:45

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Murali said...

ACCOMODATION

March 4 – 5 ApartHotel RESIDENZ AM DEUTSCHEN THEATER Reinhardtstr. 27A-31 10117 Berlin Tel.: +49-30-280081-0 Fax: +49-30-280081-999 Email: info@aparthotel-residenz.de Internet: www.aparthotel-residenz.de
March 5 – 6 Hotel Amadeus Fössestr. 83 D-30451 Hannover Tel.: +49-511-219760 Email: info@HotelAmadeus.de Internet: www.hotelamadeus.de
March 6 – 8 Hotel Brandenburger Tor Potsdam Brandenburger Straße 1 14477 Potsdam Tel.: +49-331-877 000 00 Email: info@hotel-brandenburger-tor.de Internet: www.hotel-brandenburger-tor.de
March 8 – 10 SCHILLER 5 Schillerstraße 5 D–80336 München Tel.: +49-89-515 04-0 Fax.: +49-89-515 04-500 Email: info@schiller5.com Internet: www.schiller5.com

Murali said...

PROGRAM DETAILS
Sunday, March 4th, 2012
Arrival in Berlin
Pick-up at airport and individual taxi transfer to Apart Hotel Residenz am Deutschen Theater Reinhardtstr. 27A-31 10117 Berlin Tel.: +49-30-280081-0 Fax: +49-30-280081-999 Email: info@aparthotel-residenz.de Internet: www.aparthotel-residenz.de
19:00 19:10 – 20:00 Meeting in the hotel lobby Welcome meeting, presentation of the agenda and logistical procedures Meeting Room, Hotel
20:15 Welcome Dinner Brechts Restaurant Schiffbauerdamm 6/7 10117 Berlin Tel.: +49-30-28598585 Email: info@brechts.de Internet: www.brechts.de

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Monday, March 5th, 2012
08:15 - 08:45 Breakfast
09:00 Meeting in the hotel lobby with baggage Bus transfer
09:45
10:00 – 10:45
10:45 – 12:00 Visit of Federal Foreign Office Werderscher Markt 1 10117 Berlin Security check, ID-Card necessary Guided tour of the Federal Foreign Office Venue: Room 3.0.15. Mr Jürgen Scheller, Head of Section External Commerce - Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Federal Foreign Office Presentation on "Principles of German External Commerce Promotion" Mr Michael Leibrandt , Foreign Trade & FDI Promotion, Nation Branding, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology Foreign Trade Promotion of the German Federal Government - An Introduction Mr Thomas Pfanne, Division for International Innovation, Federal Foreign Office Presentation on "Aspects of national technology policy and general issues of technology in Germany's foreign policy" 12:00 – 14:00 Lunch at the International Club of the Federal Foreign Office Host: Mr Volker Berresheim, Head of Division Economic Relations with Countries and Regions, Federal Foreign Office 14:00 Bus Transfer to Berlin central station 14:49 – 16:28 Berlin to Hannover by train / ICE DB Departure Platform 13 A-D (ICE 546, seats reserved in rail car #26)
16:30 Bus Transfer
17:00 Check-in at Hotel Amadeus Fössestr. 83 D-30451 Hannover Tel.: +49-511-219760 Email: info@HotelAmadeus.de Internet: http://hotelamadeus.de/
18:00 Meet at the reception Bus transfer
18:30 – 21:30 Hannover Congress Centrum Theodor-Heuss-Platz 1–3, Hannover Opening CeBIT Trade Fair Speakers: David McAllister, Prime Minister of Lower Saxony Prof. Dieter Kempf, President of the German Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media – BITKOM Eric E. Schmidt, Executive Chairman Google Inc Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
21:30 Bus transfer back to the hotel

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
08:00 Breakfast 08:30 Meeting in the hotel lobby with baggage Bus transfer 09:00 09:30 Deutsche Messe/ CeBIT Trade Fair Messegelände 30521 Hannover Germany www.messe.de Ms Monika Brandt and Mr Brock McCormack, press spokesperson of Hannover Messe, Welcome CeBIT Trade Fair – Guided Highlight Tour 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch at Lord Nelson, Fairgrounds within Hall 6 13:00 – 16:30 CeBIT Trade Fair - Time at own disposal 16:45 Meeting point Gate NORD 2, Hall 2 17:00 Bus transfer to Potsdam 20:00 Check-in at Hotel Brandenburger Tor Potsdam Brandenburger Straße 1 14477 Potsdam Tel.: +49-331- 877 000 00 Email: info@hotel-brandenburger-tor.de Internet: www.hotel-brandenburger-tor.de 20:45 Dinner

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
08:30 Breakfast 09:00 Meeting at the reception Bus transfer 09:30 - 10:00 10:00 – 11:00 11:00 – 12:00 SAP Innovation Center August-Bebel-Straße 88 14482 Potsdam www.sap.com Cafer Tosun, Senior Vice President, SAP Innovation Center Sönke Moosmann, Marketing and Communications, SAP Innovation Center Matthias Uflacker, Ralph Kühne Felix Salfner , Researcher & Developer, SAP Innovation Center Presentation of three to four different projects Dr. Christian Regenbrecht, Working Group Leader - Institute of Phatology, Charité Presentation and demo of the Project: HANA Oncolyzer 12:00 – 13.00 Lunch at HPI 13:00- 14.00 Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) for Software Systems Engineering Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3 14482 Potsdam www.hpi-web.de Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, Head of the HPI School of Design Thinking 14:00 Bus transfer back to the hotel 14:45 Bus transfer to Berlin 15:30 Berlin guided city tour by Bus: Berlin as a High-tech and IT City with Mr. Ralf Wollheim, Urban Development Wednesday, Expert kindly supported by Berlin Partner GmbH Starting point: S- Bahnhof Spandauer Damm 18:00 Time on own disposal in Berlin 20:15 Dinner at Oktogon Fusion Restaurant Leipziger Platz 10 10117 Berlin – Mitte www.oktogon-berlin.de 21:30 Bus Transfer back to the hotel

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Thursday, March 8th, 2012
08:00 Breakfast 08:30 Meeting in the hotel lobby with baggage Bus transfer 10:00 - 11:15 The Fraunhofer ICT Group Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2 10178 Berlin Germany www.iuk.fraunhofer.de Thomas Bendig, Managing Director Overview of research activities of the ICT Group and their 18 member institutes 11:15 Bus transfer 11:30 – 12:45 acatech - the National Academy of Science and Engineering Hauptstadtbüro Unter den Linden 14 10117 Berlin www.acatech.de/ Sebastian Brunkow, Project Manager Public Affairs and Policy Advising acatech in brief Dr. Karen Wagner, Vice Head of Unit International Relations acatech international Dr. Karin-Irene Eiermann, Scientific Officer, Technology Programme acatech Projekt “Internet Privacy” 13:00- 13:30 Bus transfer to the airport 13:45 Quick lunch at the airport 14.55 – 16:10 Flight to Munich from Berlin Tegel Lufthansa LH 2039 16:30 Bus transfer 17: 30 - 18:30 High-Tech Gründerfonds www.en.high-tech-gruenderfonds.de IT Start-UP commercetools GmbH eCommerce ON Demand GRID Von-der-Tann-Str. 12 D-80539 München www.commercetools.de Clemens von Bergmann, Investment Director / Prokurist, Gründerfonds presentation of the High-Tech Gründerfonds Dirk Hörig, CEO, Commercetools Welcome and short meeting with the different teams general introduction and presentation of Commercetools 18:30 Bus transfer to the hotel 18:45 Check-in at Hotel Schiller 5 SCHILLER 5 Schillerstraße 5 D–80336 München Tel. 089-515 04-0 Fax 089-515 04-500 Email: info@schiller5.com Internet: http://www.schiller5.com/index.php 19:45 Meeting in the hotel lobby Bus transfer 20:00 Dinner at Hofbräuhaus München Platzl 9 80331 München www.hofbraeuhaus.de 21:30 Bus transfer back to the hotel

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Friday, March 9th, 2012
08:00 Breakfast 09:00 Meeting in the hotel lobby Bus transfer 10:00 - 12:00 Siemens AG Otto-Hahn-Ring 6 Haupteingang Nord 81739 München www.siemens.com/entry/de/de/ Dr. Ulrich Eberl, Spokesman Siemens Corporate Technology N.N. (Siemens expert in the field of Vertical IT) General Introduction Vertical IT Internet of things, internet of knowledge, internet of services 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch at Siemens AG 13:00 Bus transfer 13:45 -- 14:00 14:00 – 15:00 15:00 – 16:00 Telekom/T-Systems Innovation Center Euroindustriepark, Elisabeth-Selbert-Straße 1 München www.datacenter2020.com Security check, ID-Card necessary Ms. Martina Weidmann, Spokeswoman, Corporate Communications Thomas Habschied Welcome and presentation of the Innovation center Students of the LMU Munich Project examples in cooperation with the LMU Munich Manuel Mair Presentation "DataCenter 2020" – Energy-optimization at existing data centers 16:00 Bus transfer back to the hotel 17:00 Munich guided city tour: Details to be announced 20:00 Meeting at the reception, Bus transfer 20:30 Farewell Dinner Restaurant 181 Spiridon-Louis-Ring 7 80809 München www.restaurant181.com 22:30 Bus transfer back to the hotel

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012
Individually Departure individual taxi transfer to the airport

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Other participants:
Mr. Andrei Annenkov
Journalist
Kommersant
Moskau, Russian Federation
andrey.annenkov@gmail.com
Mr. Jinhyuk Choi
Director, Software & IT
Ministry of Knowledge & Economy
Seoul, South Korea
newmill@mke.go.kr
Mr. Ebenezer Fontenele Lopes
Editor
Diario do Nordeste
Fortaleza, Brazil
ebenezerfontenele@gmail.com
Mr. Harri Repo
Journalist
Tekniikka & Talous
Helsinki, Finland
harri.repo@talentum.fi
Ms. Ellina Shnurko-Tabakova
Publisher & Owner & Journalist
SoftPress Publishing House
Kiew, Ukraine
ellina@softpress.com.ua
Mr. Verner Uhlmann
Editor
Zero Hora
Porto Alegre, Brasilia
verner.uhlmann@zerohora.com.br
Ms. Oksana Borysenko
IT Committee Coordinator
European Business Association
Kiew, Ukraine
oksana.borysenko@eba.com.ua
Mr. Andre F. Fernandes Machado
Journalist and Editor
O Globo
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
amachado@oglobo.com.br
Ms. Analia Llorente
Vice head online editorial department
El Cronista Comercial
Buenos Aires, Argentina
allorente@cronista.com.ar
Mr. Michal Potocki
Journalist
Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
Warsaw, Poland
michal.potocki@infor.pl
Ms. Desdemona Isabela Scarisoreanu
Editor
Capital
Bucharest, Romania
mona.scarisoreanu@capital.ro
Mr. Horisani Eugene Sithole
Science & Technology Journalist
SABC Broadcasting Corporation
Johannesburg, South Africa
sithole@sabc.co.za
Accompanied by:
Ms. Silke Odenthal
Project Manager
GIZ GmbH, America Department
Bonn, Germany
silke.odenthal@giz.de