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Workshops & Special Sessions

With the intent to make the conference more interactive, we are proud to announce these outstanding workshops and special sessions. Stuttgart is surrounded by world leaders in the industry, so we focus on the issues that affect the economy and industry. The workshops will start occasionally on Tuesday, however the whole Wednesday will be blocked for workshops. There is also the possibility to book a single day ticket.

Building a Global Tech-Entrepreneurship Communit

Building a Global Tech-Entrepreneurship Community



  • Advanced Manufacturing & Factories of the Future: New Materials, Processes and Business Models
  • Artificial Intelligence (Description)
  • Blockchain - Technology & Business Impact (Description)
  • Building an 3D Priting Factory
  • Innovation Management for Industry 4.0 Solutions in Advanced Manufacturing (European best practices) (Description)


  • Future Mobility
  • Service Prototyping (Description)
  • Smart Cities – Energy Efficient Buildings in a Renewable Energy Infrastructure (Description)

Innovation & Entrepreneurship:

  • Super Connectors – Building a Global Tech-Entrepreneurship Community (Description) – Track
  • Designcapes & Design-Innovation (Description)
  • Horizon 2020 and beyond - The Research Agenda of the EU
  • Personalization, Cross-Industry-Innovation in MedTech SMEs (Description)
  • Reglatory and Software Testing in Innovation - Medtech and Mobility Insutry Cases
  • Roadmapping for Digital Transformation (Description)
  • Technology & Trend Foresight Management (Description)
  • The Agrifood Value Chain
  • The Future of R&D and Innovation Management: Trends and Developments (Description)

Special Sessions:

  • Pitching Event – Innovation Finance: Smart Cities, Wellbeeing, Industry 4.0, Future in Agtech (Description)

For registration, please use our Conference Management System ConfTool.

24th ICE / IEEE ITMC Conference 2018

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Guido Baltes 
IST Institute for Strategic Innovation & Technology management

Marc K├Ânig
bwcon Research gGmbH
Tel.: 004971118421681