Stage at DLD Munich 2023, Europe’s leading innovation conference, at Serviceplan’s House of Communication

DLD Munich 2023

January 12 – 14, 2023 ‧ House of Communication

Take a look at DLD23 highlights: videos, images and related articles – all on one page. Enjoy!



Good or Evil? How AI Is Transforming Life, Work and Society

Will artificial intelligence turn out to be a blessing or a curse? DLD speakers from science, business and technology share expert opinions.

Climate Action: How Smart Farming Can Cool the Planet Down

The best way to reverse greenhouse emissions is to rethink agriculture and food production from the ground up, experts agree – because earth knows how to keep its temperature down.…



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DLD23 Highlight Reel


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Pivot Live: Scott & Kara Take Munich

Kara Swisher, Scott Galloway

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Aenne Burda Award for Creative Leadership

Steffi Czerny, Ebru Baybara Demir

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Brighten the Future by Miracle of Heritage

Ebru Baybara Demir

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

Ethical AI discussion at the DLD Munich 2023 conference with Navrina Singh, Mehran Sahami, Vilas Dhar and Laura Summers

Ethical AI?!

There are a lot of things that AI can do amazingly well. The big question is: How do we deal with the ethical implication of many AI applications? To shed…
Artificial intelligence experts Richard Socher, Michele Ruiz, John Clippinger, JP Rangaswami, Björn Ommer and John Thornhill speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Challenges of Generative AI

The rise of generative AI systems like ChatGPT and DALL-E has raised both excitement and concerns over the capabilities of artificial intelligence in general. How good, how reliable are these… founder Richard Socher discusses AI chatbots and search at DLD Munich 2023

Will Machines Think?

Conversational AI is one of the hot trends in the field of artificial intelligence – especially in the field of search where AI chatbots deliver search results in a conversational…
Panel discussion at the DLD Munich conference 2023 with Niko Mohr, McKinsey; Jim Breyer, Breyer Capital; and Jack Hidary, SandboxAQ; moderated by Zina Jarrahi Cinker

Quantum, AI & Health

When several frontier technologies come together, incredible things become possible. That’s certainly true of artificial intelligence and quantum computing in the field of health and medicine. This DLD Munich expert…

Society, Politics & Business

Margot Edelman presents key insights from her company’s Edelman Trust Barometer at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Trust in Tech

This DLD 23 session offers a fascinating deep dive into the world of brands, business, tech and trust. Each year, Global Communications giant Edelman publishes its insightful Edelman Trust Barometer.…
Keith Ferrazzi speaks at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

5 Things We Didn’t Learn from the Pandemic – But Should Have

How much change did the pandemic really bring – and have we perhaps missed any opportunities? “We had this extraordinary inflection point where we could have fundamentally reinvented the way…
Brooke Hammerling and Wojtek Soczewica of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Technology in the Service of Humanity

In this DLD Munich session, Wojciech (Wojtek) Soczewika, CEO of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, presents a groundbreaking new project that aims to expand Holocaust education worldwide by embracing digital technologies. The…
Panel discussion at the DLD conference with Saskia Bruysten, Yunus Social Business); Coen van Oostrom, EDGE; Ruma Bose, Clearco; Matthew Bishop, Social Progress Imperative; and Lisa Witter, Apolitical Foundation

Power Couples: Love & Impact

It’s hard to change the world all on your own. But when you find the right partner, anything is possible. This conversation features a group of speakers who have dedicated…

Sustainability & Climate Change

Journalist David Kirkpatrick discusses natural carbon capture solutions with Mary Yap, Lithos Carbon, and Guy Hudson, Loam Bio, at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Climate Solutions Under Our Feet

Carbon capture is one of the biggest challenges in mitigating the effects of climate change – and there are surprisingly simple solutions, coming straight from nature, as you’ll hear in…
Biodiversity expert Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg speaks at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Perspectives on Biodiversity

Loss of habitat, climate change, pollution, overexploitation of resources – these are some of the biggest issues we face today in terms of protecting nature and sustainability. Addressing these issues…
David Kirkpatrick, Jan-Gisbert Schultze, Stefan Schwarzer and Sandrine Dixson-Declève speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Thinking the Economy from the Soil Up

The way our economy runs is highly extractive. It goes against the living principles of life on earth – where everything that nature produces becomes the basis for new life.…
Canadian researcher Karen Bakker presents insights into the sounds of nature at DLD23 in Munich

The Sound of Life

The world of animals and nature is much richer than our ears tell us, as this captivating DLD session with Karen Bakker (University of British Columbia) and Michael John Gorman…

Startups, Innovation & Investing

Ludwig von Bayern, Juliana Rotich, Charles Murito and Inya Lawal speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

African Leapfrogging

Africa is a continent of tremendous potential and opportunities. This talk focuses on the question of how Africa can realize its potential further, and where the continent is already overtaking…
Khalid Abdulla-Janahi of the Maryam Forum Foundation speaks at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

View on the Middle East

In this thought-provoking DLD Munich talk, leadership expert Khalid Abdulla-Janahi takes a look at the vital relationship between democracy, freedom of expression and economic success – in the Middle East…
Linda Rottenberg, CEO of Endeavor, gives a presentation about startup unicorns worldwide at DLD Munich 2023

Unicorn Tracking: A New World Map

What is the real value that startups have beyond stock markets – and beyond Silicon Valley? This DLD 23 Session featuring Linda Rottenberg, CEO of Endeavor, will introduce you to…
Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi and Ludwig von Bayern sitting on stage at the DLD Munich 2023 innovation conference

The Evolution of the Nigerian Tech Ecosystem

In this DLD Munich session, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director-General and CEO of Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), gives an overview of the Nigerian Tech Ecosystem in conversation with…

Frontier Technologies

Steven Haft, ConsenSys, Rene Reinsberg, Celo Foundation, and Marjorie Hernandez, Lukso, discuss blockchain and web3 technologies at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Impact of Web3

The crypto meltdown in 2022 has many people asking whether NFTs, crypto currencies and the blockchain are really as revolutionary as we’ve been told. Are we seeing the implosion of…
Herman Narula, CEO of Improbable, gives a talk about the possibilities of virtual reality for society at the DLD conference in Munich

Virtual Society

Virtual worlds are not just about social media and entertainment – they also open up entirely new possibilities when it comes to running simulations that can benefit businesses, research and…
Marcus Ko, President of Digigooz, Dimple and Gurufin, speaks at the DLD Munich conference in January 2023

Unlocking the Metaverse

The Metaverse is undoubtedly one of the most talked about tech trends of recent times. This DLD Munich session features experts who bring a deep understanding of the technology to…
Researcher Hendrik Dietz of Technical University Munich shows how DNA can be used for nano robotics

How DNA Origami Disrupts Medicine and Becomes the Cornerstone of Nano Robotics

The most exciting breakthroughs happen when different fields of research come together – like in DNA Origami where digital technology, biology and nano technology are coming together and promise advances…

Space & Mobility

The Economist editor-in-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes discusses satellite imagery with Will Marshall, founder of Planet Labs, at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

The Earth Data Revolution

In this conversation Will Marshall, Founder & CEO of satellite imaging company Planet Labs, and Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of the Economist, highlight how technology is speeding up the news…
ZeroAvia founder Val Miftakhov and journalist David Rowan explore the use of hydrogen in aviation at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Ready for Takeoff: The Transition to Net-Zero Aviation

To become sustainable, air travel has to reach the goal of zero emissions. In this DLD Munich session, Val Miftakhov, Founder & CEO of ZeroAvia, explains how his company is…
Lisa Randall, Harvard University, discusses astrobiology and the possibility of life in outer space at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

This Way to the Universe

NASA’s celebrated James Webb Telescope recently discovered spiral galaxies which were born almost 14 billion years ago, shortly after the big bang – the beginning of the universe as we…
Christian Lindener, UNIO, and Davis Cook, RIIS, discuss the satellite and space boom at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Space for the Planet

The view of above reveals many new perspectives. No wonder the satellite business has been booming. Which applications are the most promising, where is the industry heading, can communications satellites…

Arts, Media & Culture

Stephan Scherzer and Yevgeny Simkin, founder of Samizdat Online, discuss freedom of the press at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Freedom of the Press

Free speech is an invaluable asset – so precious, in fact, that one of the first things dictators do is try to suppress it. One way to achieve this goal…
Alexander Schill, Serviceplan, and Maik Kaehler, lili Studios, speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Museums Beyond NOW

Technology has revolutionized the way museums operate and engage with visitors. This DLD 23 session takes a closer look at the fascinating developments coming from the combination of artificial intelligence…
January 14, 2023
Marc Spiegler speaks at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

How Cultural Ecosystems Empower Cities for Global Competition

Cultural events can play a powerful role in empowering cities to compete on the global stage. These events can showcase a city’s unique heritage, talent and creativity, and they can…
January 14, 2023
Scopia founder Christina Hawatmeh speaks about web3 technologies for artists at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Spreading Creativity

This DLD 23 session takes a look at the creator economy – the growing trend of using digital platforms to create and share content online. Which opportunities does this booming…

Digital Transformation

Verena Hubertz, co-founder of Kitchen Stories who went into politics, discusses career choices and the meaning of work with investor Albert Wenger at the DLD Munich 2023 conference

World After Capital

As co-founder of Kitchen Stories, a highly successful cooking app, Verena Hubertz could have enjoyed stardom in the German startup scene. Instead she decided to move into politics. Now a…
Authors Erik Brynjolfsson, Stanford University, and Andrew McAfee, MIT Sloan School of Business, discuss AI, innovation and the future of work with and Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist, at the DLD Munich 2023 conference

The EU-US Tech Gap

In 2014, MIT researchers Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee published their book The Second Machine Age, which takes an in-depth look at the impact of rapid technological advancement and automation…
Panel discussion at DLD Munich with Sebastian Wossagk, Acton Capital Partners; Hedi Mardisoo, Cachet; Eimantas Sabaliauskas, Nord Security; and Martin Koiva, Klaus

The Magic of the Baltics

Since regaining their independence in 1991, the Baltic states have undergone a deep transformation – pioneering the concept of a fully digital society. Estonia is a prime example. Its e-government…
Panel discussion at the DLD conference with Jennifer Schenker, Peter Bakenecker, Nicole Gerhardt, Frank Thelen and Hanno Renner

Cornerstones for a Successful Europe

This DLD Munich session addresses some of the most urgent questions around Europe’s competitiveness in the digital economy. What are the untapped opportunities that could give the European tech ecosystem…

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