October 23, 2019

How is robotization changing the working world?

39th Stuttgart Business Economics Symposium

October 23, 2019 4:30 PM   until 7:45 PM  

Förderkreis Betriebswirtschaft at the University of Stuttgart will be holding the 39th Stuttgart Business Economics Symposium entitled “How is robotization changing the working world?”. The event will feature scientific experts from the fields of science and industry, including Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, who will be presenting a short lecture entitled “Is Europe Running out of Jobs?”.


4:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Welcome speech and official opening
Hon.-Prof. Dr. Reinhold Mayer (Director of Förderkreis Betriebswirtschaft) and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Burkhard Pedell (Managing Director at BWI), University of Stuttgart

4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The end of industrial work? Industry 4.0 from a technical-historical perspective
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Reinhold Bauer (Director of the department Historical Impact of Technology, Institute of History), University of Stuttgart

5:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Forms of robotization and digitalization and their impact on work organization
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Größler (Head of the department ABWL and Production Management, BWI), University of Stuttgart

5:20 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Coffee break

5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Robotization in production/Industry 4.0
Dr. Uwe Gackstatter (Divisional Director of Powertrain Solutions), Robert Bosch GmbH

6:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Robotization (RPA) and digitalization in administrative processes
Emese Weissenbacher (CFO) and Bernd Boketta (Director of Global Business & Technical Solutions), Mann+Hummel GmbH

6:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Short lecture: Are machines our future academics?
Dr. Oliver Greiner (Partner), Horváth & Partners Management consultation

7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Short lecture: Are jobs running out in Europe?
Günther H. Oettinger (Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources), European Commission

7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Panel discussion
Presented by Hon.-Prof. Dr. Reinhold Mayer

From 7:45 p.m.

Event language: German

University of Stuttgart
Campus Stadtmitte
room M 17.01
Keplerstr. 17
70174  Stuttgart
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