Welcome & Opening

Patrick Sagmeister, Deputy Director General, Advantage Austria, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Engines of growth for Central and Eastern Europe – Market-creating innovations, agile organizations and motivated people

Arnold Schuh, Director, Competence Center for Emerging Markets & CEE, WU Vienna

Introduction Session 1 – Market-creating innovations

Arnold Schuh, Director, Competence Center for Emerging Markets & CEE, WU Vienna

TWISTO - How buy now pay later disrupts traditional lending models

Pavel Prucek, Head of Product, Twisto, Prague

KERUBIEL

Lászlo György Dellei, CEO, Kerubiel, Budapest

PLASTIKA SKAZA

Robert Agnič, CEO, Plastika Skaza, Velenje

Discussion / Q&A

Maria Derler, Deputy Commercial Counsellor/AC Prague; Konstantin Bekos, Commercial Counsellor/AC Warsaw

Introduction Session 2 – Agile organizations and skilled & motivated people

Moderation: Manfred F. Berger

CODECOOL - We bridge the tech talent gap in Europe

Sigrid Hantusch-Taferner, Country Manager, Codecool, Austria

VIAR – Digital transformation with video work instructions

Blaž Zafošnik, Co-Founder, Viar, Celje

Cultural Transformation – The future key to top performance

Gaby Deussen, Vice President Financial, Henkel Eastern Europe, Vienna

wecanbeheroes.io – How to match startups and talents

Maria Baumgartner, Founder, Speedinvest Heroes, Vienna

Discussion/Q&A

Wilhelm Nest, Commercial Counsellor/AC Ljubljana; Jürgen Schreder, Commercial Counsellor/AC Budapest

Session 3 – Bringing innovations, people and learning together

Rudolf Dömötör, Director, Entrepreneurship Center, WU Vienna; Andreas Nemeth, CEO & Managing Partner, UNIQA Ventures, Vienna; Günther Tengel, Managing Partner & Owner, Amrop Jenewein, Vienna