DLD Munich 2020
January 18 – 20, 2020 ‧ Alte Kongresshalle Munich
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Here’s a selection of videos, images and related articles.
For live impressions posted on Twitter, please look for the hashtag #DLD20
Fighting Climate Change, Click by Click
Quick Take: Highlights of DLD20
Digital Health: How Brainlab Is Building a “GPS for the Human Body”
Fashion Star About You: Making Online Shopping “Fun and Inspirational”
Green Energy’s New Dawn
Air Taxis: “Our Goal Is To Free the World From Traffic”
Jeremy Rifkin: “The Fossil Fuel Civilization Is Collapsing”
Highlight Reel DLD Munich 2020
Aenne Burda Award
BMW executive Jens Thiemer and Margit Wennmachers, partner at venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, discuss how brands can stay relevant in an ever-changing business enrivonment. Moderated by Britta Weddeling.
How can leaders successfully manage an organization? In this panel discussion, Michael Diederich, CEO of HypoVereinsbank, Tarek Müller, co-founder of About You, and Deutsche Telekom board member Claudia Nemat came together to delve into what it takes to lead an ever-evolving workforce
Esther Perel, renowned psychotherapist and author, gives an energetic and insightful talk about the importance of emotional intelligence and human relationships for success in the workplace: “Quality relationships are central to the quality of our lives as well as to our business success,” she observed. “But unlike hitting benchmarks relationships are much harder to measure, harder to sustain and harder to repair.”
Society & Politics
Joy Buolamwini, founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, paints an alarming picture of the racial, gender and class bias present in current AI systems. “Machines are not flawless, they reflect something”, she says. They “are the reflection of those that have the power of technology.”
Three presentations explore the importance of trust in the digital society. Hyunjun Park, co-founder of CEO of Californian startup Catalog, describes how data can be stored in the form of synthetic DNA. UC Berkeley researcher Jodi Halpern examines the importance of ethics in the digital economy. Marietje Schaake of Stanford University’s Cyber Policy Center take a look at regulation and innovation.
Merck CEO Stefan Oschmann asks how to address techo-pessimism and suggests that the key will be “to tackle three important challenges: efficiency, ethics and collaboration.”
Space & Mobility
Former astronaut Cady Coleman flew twice in a Space Shuttle and spent 6 months living onboard the International Space Station. At DLD20, Cady spoke about her experiences with investor and space enthusiast Esther Dyson, who underwent training as an astronaut herself and served on NASA’s Advisory Council.
Arts & Media
Health & Medicine
Sustainability & Climate Change
Artificial intelligence is “surrounded by a fog of uncertainty and mythologies”, observes chess champion Garry Kasparov. In conversation with Michal Pěchouček, CTO of security firm Avast, Kasparov explains why he’s not worried about intelligent machines but rather convinced that “we are not going to be obsolete, actually we are going to be promoted!”
This is just a selection of presentations recorded at the conference. For a full list of videos please visit our YouTube channel.