Congress of Controllers - agenda

  • Speeches in plenum on monday and tuesday morning are translated simultaneously into English.
  • Speeches in Cluster A (monday afternoon) are translated simultaneously into English. 
  • Speed Coaching for Young Professionals (Monday afternoon): 30 minutes of professional advisory in one business matter.

Monday, May 13, 2019



9.00
Welcome Speech

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Heimo Losbichler
FH Oberösterreich
Chairman of the ICV Board and the IGC Board

Dr. Richard Lutz
Chairman of the Board
Deutsche Bahn AG, Berlin



9.10
Key Note 
Prof. Dr. Stefan Asenkerschbaumer
Deputy Chairman of the Board
Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart



9.50
Panel discussion


with

Prof. Dr. Stefan Asenkerschbaumer
Deputy Chairman of the Board
Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Heimo Losbichler
Chairman of the ICV Board and the IGC Board

Dr. Richard Lutz
Member of the ICV Board of Trustees

Presenter: Dr. Klaus Eiselmayer
Member of the Board of the CA Akademie AG, the ICV and the IGC



10.20
Coffee break



10.50
Financial leadership in saturated markets

  • The telecommunications industry in transition: from pioneering products to "commodity"
  • Different business models require differentiated financial management tools
  • Digitizationand Artificial Intelligence: tools to handle the increasing complexity
  • How does the role of the controller change in this environment?

Mario Rossi
CFO
Swisscom AG, Bern 



11.30
Vapiano – our road to success

  • Vapiano Equity Story
  • What does going public mean for a mid-sized company?
  • How does the controlling department change?

Lutz Scharpe
CFO
Vapiano SE, Köln



12.10 
Presenting the 
ICV Controlling Excellence Award 2019

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Weber
Chairman of the Institute for Management and Controlling (IMC) at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Chairman of the ICV Board of Trustees



13.00
LUNCH AND EXPERIENCE EXCHANGE

 


THE AFTERNOON IS DEDICATED TO THE CLUSTERS.

They take place parallelly.

The room layout is signposted on site.

ADDITIONAL OFFER: FREE, INDIVIDUAL SPEED COACHING (registration on-site):


Offer for young professionals – Speed Coaching 

You and your concern are in the focus of our attention. For 30 minutes you have an expert coach by your side to talk over one professional topic in detail.  

When: May 13, 2019 / 10.30 / 15.20 / 16.30 / 17.40 / 18.15

Where: Rooms Athen, Rom, 1stfloor

Registration: at the Congress Info Stand

Coaches: Katrin and Lothar Kuhls


Cluster A (simultaneous translation German-English)


Presenter
Matthias von Daacke
Blanco GmbH + CoKG
Vice-Chairman of the ICV Board



14.30
Platform Ecosystems - a huge challenge for controlling 

  • Controlling is currently facing its biggest change
  • The platform idea as an extreme change in the entire retail industry
  • "Platform Ecosystems" as a rescue of the retail trade with currently falling stationary frequencies and revenues?
  • How can controlling take on its role as a business partner?
  • What does an adequate management of "Platform Ecosystems" require?

Stefan Küppers
Until 31.12.2018:
Head of Finance and Accounting/Controlling
DOSENBACH-OCHSNER AG, Dietikon (Deichmann Group)

From 1.1.2019:
CFO/Executive Director
DOSENBACH-OCHSNER AG, Dietikon (Deichmann Group)



15.20
Coffee break



15.40
Controlling (Learning) transformation

  • Increase digital awareness & develop future skills
  • Drive a culture of trust, team & agility
  • Live "one to all" principle
  • #CoLeCo – #constant learning controlling
  • Using Facebook @ work = workplace by Facebook

Dipl.-Ing. Helmut Hotter
Director Controlling
A1 Telekom Austria AG, Wien



16.30
Coffee break



16.50
Forecasting with Artificial Intelligence (AI) - practical experience

  • Forecasting with AI is already being used in many areas, such as at: churn rate forecast, weeks of inventory, price optimization or demand forecasting & planning
  • The development of these models is less complex than expected and yet there are many stumbling blocks
  • Reservations regarding the use of machine learning or artificial intelligence are less technological in nature, but rather a question of the right mindset

Dr. Stefan Ebener
Manager Customer Engineering Specialists, Machine Learning
Google Germany GmbH, Frankfurt a.M.

Cluster B

Presenter
Prof. Dr. Uwe M. Seidel 
OTH Regensburg
Head of the ICV Work Group Süd I



14.30
Modelling the future: Modern assessment methodology at a company

  • For decisions, income and risk are to be balanced against each other, nothing else is done in the evaluation
  • Financial modeling, simulation techniques, assessment methodology: Tools for consistently evaluating in-house information and translating the uncertain future into value
  • Case study 

Philipp Moecke
Head of the Valuation Services
FutureValue Group AG, Leinfelden-Echterdingen



15.20
Coffee break



15.40
“Transaction ready” as the principle of strategic corporate governance

  • Why has the structural break in the energy industry triggered a M&A wave
  • How does the M&A philosophy generate value for the company
  • Why does it pay to keep business units "transaction ready”
  • What can the controlling function learn from M&A processes

Dr. Edgar Lehrmann
Head Accounting & Controlling
Alpiq AG, Olten, Switzerland



16.30
Coffee break



16.50
Profitable growth - controlling and management as a successful tandem 

  • SICK AG and the Industrial Safety division
  • Competitive advantage through organization: structures in management and controlling
  • Success factors along the management & controlling processes
  • Management and controlling of VUCA World
  • Culture as an important breeding ground

Johannes Wild
Head of Controlling Industrial Safety
SICK AG, Waldkirch

Berthold Ketterer
Senior Vice President Industrial Safety
SICK AG, Waldkirch


Cluster C

Presenter
Jens Ropers

Business Graduate
Partner, CA Akademie AG, Wörthsee



14.30
Sustainable controlling designed by the integration of predictive analytics

  • The road of the TeamBank using the example of data-driven stock forecasts
  • The development of new IT systems and knowledge
  • New requirements for controllers – are they becoming data scientists?

Dr. Matthias Wiersich           
Product and market controller
TeamBank AG, Nürnberg



15.20
Coffee break



15.40
AI and controlling - a wonderful friendship

  • Extended evaluation options in controlling in the context of digitizationinitiatives
  • Overview of relevant data management strategies for advanced analysis methods in controlling
  • Machine learning in controlling - possibilities and potential
  • Possible procedure and use cases for the establishment of AI in controlling

Steffen Vierkorn
Executive Director
QUNIS GmbH, Neubeuern



16.30
Coffee break


16.50
Human factor - Resilience training for controllers in times of digital change

  • Controllers of the modern world of work are exposed to above-average demands
  • Certain trainings are a great way to stay calm and focused in stressful situations
  • Biofeedback techniques have a positive effect e.g. on sleep and stress parameters
  • Presentation of physiological backgrounds and demonstration with practical exercises
  • Modern biofeedback techniques that can be well integrated into everyday life

Dr. med. Jan Vagedes, M.A.
Scientific Director of the ARCIM Institute, Filderstadt
Scientific Assistant at the University Tübingen



17. 40
HAPPY HOUR IN THE SPONSOR AREA

From 19.00
CONTROLLER'S BEER GARDEN


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Simultaneous translation of all speeches from German into English


9.00
The German economy - current situation and economic need for action

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Clemens Fuest
President, Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
at the University of München e.V., München 



9.40
Current challenges to the Chief Financial Officer and to controlling in the environment of growth and racing sports

  • New challenges in the digital environmentRe
  • Motor sport: tension between emotion and return on investment
  • eporting requirements facingincreasing mobility 

Mag. Viktor Sigl, MBA
Member of the Board, CFO
KTM AG, Mattighofen



10.20

Coffee break



10.50
The foundation for best-in-class analytics is the pioneer for intelligent enterprises

  • Businesses need to become smarter to succeed in the digital age
  • Where do we stand today, how do youget there and what role do analytics play on this journey?
  • Insights into SAP’s journey to become an intelligent enterprise

Rouven Morato
Senior Vice President, Head of Enterprise Analytics
SAP SE, Walldorf



11.30
Into the future with ambition - transformation of SBB's performance management

  • Self-directed ambition as a foundation for sustainable performance improvement
  • The Finance Business Partner (FBP) as the key to successful anchoring
  • Success factors of performance management in particular on business performance management, individual performance management and performance culture
  • Deepening essential implementation elements of performance management (scorecards, driver models, target agreements, coaching and training)

Christoph Hammer
Chief Financial Officer
SBB AG, Bern, Switzerland



12.10
Controlling and conducting

  • Organizations in transition: From the waterfall to the river
  • Controller as a business partner
  • What can a conductor ever pass on to a controller?
  • Key learnings for everyday work

Martina Sandrock
CEO and founder „Connect & Innovate“, Hamburg

Prof. Gernot Schulz
Longtime Berliner Philharmoniker, conductor, Berlin



12.55
CLOSING WORDS

Prof. Dr. Heimo Losbichler


13.00
LUNCH
SHAKING HANDS
FAREWELL


Impressions - previous congresses

Interview with the winners of the ICV Controlling Excellence Award 2018

The winners of the Controlling Excellence Awards 2018 and the Chairman of the Award Jury, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Weber, in an interview with ATVISIO Conulting GmbH.