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Sharing AI Knowledge and Harnessing the Future of Innovation in a German-US Partnership

April 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

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With a new administration in the US, and elections in Germany later this year, the German-US partnership will need to be re-defined. If done right, there will be opportunities abound for a new transatlantic cooperation and exchange on cutting-edge technologies and their manifold applications in business.

We are delighted to have the US Consul General in Hamburg, Darion Akins, and the German Consul General in San Francisco, Hans-Ulrich Suedbeck, weigh in on the new political framework with their unique transatlantic experience. Leading experts in innovation and AI from both sides of the Atlantic will add their expertise on technology trends, with a focus on sustainability and climate mitigation, including ethical viewpoints of what’s technically possible.

This virtual event will kick-off the German-American Innovation Week, addressing start-ups, SMEs (Mittelstand) and research institutions of both the US and Germany, as well as everybody who is interested in innovation and collaboration between the two countries.


Darion Akins

U.S. Consul General for Northern Germany

U.S Consulate General Hamburg

Hans-Ulrich Südbeck

Consul General

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, San Francisco

Olaf Groth

CEO & Founder of Cambrian Futures,
Professor at HULT International Business School,
Professional Faculty at Berkeley Haas,

Thomas Neubert

Senior Director Datacenter Business Innovation Office
Chairman BoD, GABA

Intel IOTG Group

Antonio Krüger

Director at DFKI GmbH

Professor of Computer Science at Saarland University

Ingo Hoffmann

Managing Director

AI for Hamburg



April 19, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
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