people | planet | profit

Symposium for sustainable innovations

people | planet | profit

Symposium for sustainable innovations

on October 24, 2019 at Congress Center Rosengarten Mannheim

Im Zentrum von „innomake!“ steht das interdisziplinär besetzte Symposium für nachhaltige Innovationen „people | planet | profit“ am 24. Oktober 2019 im Rosengarten Mannheim. Eröffnet durch Mannheims Oberbürgermeister Dr. Peter Kurz, geht es in anschließenden Keynote-Vorträgen der Frage nach, wie Innovationen nicht nur für Wirtschaft, sondern auch für Umwelt und Gesellschaft einen nachhaltigen Mehrwert bieten können. Das Symposium wirft festivalübergreifend einen Rückblick auf die verschiedenen Programmpunkte des Festivals und ist gleichzeitig Auftakt zum Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC), der auch als Teil von innomake! vom 24. bis 26. Oktober zum dritten Mal in Mannheim stattfindet. Der UTC ist eine Initiative der World Urban Campaign des UN-Siedlungsprogramms (UN-Habitat) und fungiert als offener Raum für den innovativen Austausch zwischen urbanen Akteurinnen und Akteuren, die global auf Städte übertragbare Lösungsmodelle entwickeln.

people | planet | profit

Symposium for sustainable innovations

on October 24, 2019 at Congress Center Rosengarten Mannheim

The festival’s highlight will be the symposium for sustainable innovations, “people | planet | profit”, on October 24, 2019. It will aim to answer the question how innovations can benefit the economy, the environment and society at the same time. The symposium will also provide a review of this year's innovation festival and at the same time kick off the Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC). The UTC (from October 24 to 26, 2019) is an initiative by the World Urban Campaign of UN-Habitat.

Programm

Opening remarks by Dr Peter Kurz

Dr. Peter Kurz

Dr Peter Kurz

Lord Mayor of Mannheim

With "innomake!", Mannheim's first innovation festival, we want to launch a new discourse on sustainable and future-proof innovations. I am proud that Mannheim is a place where business, science, and culture join forces to tackle the challenges of the future. I invite you to experience the inventive and creative atmosphere of the city of innovation.

Keynote by Wolf Lotter

"Innovation und Nachhaltigkeit – Wie beides zusammenpasst" (Innovation and Sustainability - How they match up)

Wolf Lotter © Sarah Esther Paulus

Wolf Lotter

Journalist and author

Wolf Lotter, born in 1962, is a German author and journalist. His career spans over 30 years. He is the co-founder and leading essayist for German business magazine "brand eins".

The focus of Lotter's work is on the transformation from industrial society to knowledge society. His latest book "Innovation. Streitschrift für barrierefreies Denken." (Innovation. A case for barrierfree-free thinking.) asks how change thinking can be implemented in organisations and societies in a socially and culturally sustainable manner.

Keynote by Christine Susanne Müller

"Chancen und Herausforderungen auf dem Weg zur Umsetzung der UN Agenda 2030” (Implementing UN Agenda 2030: Opportunities and Challenges)

Wolf Lotter © Sarah Esther Paulus

Christine Susanne Müller

Director Global Sustainability Transformation and Change Management bei SAP SE

For 10 years, the “UN Sustainable Development Goals“ have inspired digital innovations, partnerships, employee engagement and more. How can they continue to serve as catalysts for a better world for future generations? And how do we prevent getting bogged down in details?  

Christine Susanne Müller is responsible for Global Sustainability Transformation and Change Management at SAP. Her focus is on the coordination of SAP's initiatives regarding both the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and the global network of Sustainability Champions at SAP.

Keynote by Roi Chiti

"The Sustainable City – Civil Society, Business and Politics in Shared Responsibility for the 17 Global Sustainability Goals of the United Nations"

Wolf Lotter © Sarah Esther Paulus

Roi Chiti

UN-Habitat Coordinator for Regional and Interagency Engagement

Holding a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning, a MA in “Development and International Aid” and a Msc in “Land Use and Water Management”, Roi Chiti certainly is an expert when it comes to sustainable urban development. Mr Chiti has been working at UN-Habitat since 2009. In his talk, he will make a case for the shared responsibility of civil society, business and politics when it comes to reaching the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Time Table

17.00pm - 17.30pm
Foyer Musensaal, Rosengarten

Presentation of ideas and concepts regarding the question "How can we make innovations sustainable?"

17.30pm - 20.00pm
Musensaal, Rosengarten

Welcome address by Dr Peter Kurz, Lord Mayor of Mannheim

Keynote by Roi Chiti, UN-Habitat
“The Sustainable City – Civil Society, Business and Politics in Shared Responsibility for the 17 Global Sustainability Goals of the United Nations” *

Keynote by Christine Susanne Müller, SAP
„Chancen und Herausforderungen auf dem Weg zur Umsetzung der UN Agenda 2030“

Keynote by Wolf Lotter, Journalist & Autor
„Innovation und Nachhaltigkeit – Wie beides zusammenpasst“

Panel discussion with Lord Mayor Dr Peter Kurz and Wolf Lotter

* Only this talk will be held in English!

Venue

Congress Center Rosengarten

A house with a history in the heart of the city. Conferences, business events, and top-class concerts — Rosengarten has everything a congress center needs.

Rosengartenplatz 2
68161 Mannheim

Congress Center Rosengarten

A house with a history in the heart of the city. Conferences, business events, and top-class concerts — Rosengarten has everything a congress center needs.

Rosengartenplatz 2
68161 Mannheim

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