Wirtschaftszeitung WZ Forum

For the third edition of the Wirtschaftszeitung Forum, the organizers, the Medienhaus Regensburg in cooperation with the International Association of Controllers, invited on March 21 2019. The topic: "Future of work". The event started at 19.00 in the publishing house of the Medienhouse.


The keynote, "Sustainable Transformation and the Future of Work in Controlling at Audi", gave Dr. Martin Jochen, Head of Controlling Area Audi.

Second speaker of the evening was Dr. Rüdiger Eichin, SAP, Head of the ICV expert work group "Future of Work". He provided insights into the work of the young ICV expert work group.

Following the keynote & speech: panel discussion, moderated by WZ Editor-in-Chief, Martin Angerer

On March 16, 2017, the successful premiere of the Wirtschaftszeitung Forum Controlling 4.0 took place in Regensburg.

Around 140 guests at the publisher building of the "Mittelbayerische Zeitung" in Regensburg watched the forum "Controlling 4.0 - Digital Controlling in times of increasingly networked companies" with great attention and obvious interest. The preparation of the premiere with a special supplement of the paper, the successful event and the positive feedback of the participants ensured the highest satisfaction of the organizers, the Medienhaus Regensburg in cooperation with the International Association of Controllers (ICV). For the ICV engaged were especially Christian Kaiser, the controller at the co-organizer Medienhaus and the head of the still very young work group Oberpfalz as well as Prof. Dr. Uwe Seidel, Head of the ICV work group Süd I and the ICV regional delegate Deutschland Süd, Rainer Linse.

The guests - controlling experts, managers as well as entrepreneurs from the region of Mittelbayern and Upper Palatinate - were first introduced to the "role of the controller as a navigator through digitization" with two impulse lectures from the VIPs. On this basis they discussed and networked very enthusiastically.

Dr. Nicolas Maier-Scheubeck, Managing Director of Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH, also provided detailed insights into the "decision-making support in times of digital transformation" in his company's controlling department. Siegfried Gänßlen, Chairman of the ICV Board, talked on the topic "Controlling.com - what is hype, what is reality?". His clear message: "Digitization is a chance for the controllers!" - with many huge challenges. With digitization, the company's management is increasingly automated and streamlined. The core of the controller activity changes from proactive-analytical to proactive-prognostic, and the controller role changes from the system user to the system designer.

Networking was an important part of the event, which was fully booked in no time
Siegfried Gänßlen, CEO of the ICV, in his speech, which, as always, impresses with clarity and practical point of view.
The organizers of the first WZ forum (from left): Martin Angerer, editor of the Wirtschaftszeitung and the moderator of the meeting; Siegfried Gänßlen, ICV Chairman and speaker, Dr. Nicolas Maier-Scheubeck (Managing Director of Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen (MR).) On the far right: Prof. Dr. Uwe Seidel, who focused on the current situation for controllers together with Gänßlen and Maier-Scheubeck.
Prof. Dr. Uwe Seidel teaches accounting, controlling and project management at the OTH Regensburg and is also head of the ICV work group Germany South.
Full house - the premiere of the forum was well attended, the audience were highly concentrated while listening to the speeches.
Dr. Nicolas Maier-Scheubeck discussed how Controlling 4.0 can support decisions. His four-point paper shows the challenges that controllers face and how they can manage them.

You can read the relation from the event in German in the "Mittelbayerische" newspaper.

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