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DLD Munich 2024

January 11-13, 2024

Europe’s leading innovation conference is unlike any other.
DLD brings together a diverse group of business leaders, world-class scientists, artists and designers, startup founders and investors – with one goal: to connect the unexpected.

Over the course of three days, top experts shared insights in dozens of sessions and workshops. Here you can revisit the event with select videos, photos and related articles.



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Speaker Selection

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  • Portrait image of Alloysius Attah, CEO & Co-Founder of Farmerline Group
    Alloysius Attah
    Farmerline Group

    Alloysius Attah

    Alloysius Attah is CEO & Co-Founder of Farmerline Group in Ghana, which serves smallholder farmers to reduce the impact of farming on the environment. His vision is to create lasting wealth for farmers and local agribusinesses everywhere.

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  • Profile of Dow Jones CEO Almar Latour
    Almar Latour
    Dow Jones

    Almar Latour

    Almar Latour is Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones and Publisher of The Wall Street Journal. He has led Dow Jones through a period of sharp growth, transformation and realignment.

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  • Profile image of Ana Paula Assis, General Manager of IBM in Europe, Middle East and Africa
    Ana Paula Assis

    Ana Paula Assis

    Ana Paula Assis is the General Manager for IBM Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). An executive with more than 25 years of international experience in the Information Technology market, she is an eminent leader in strategic business development, transformation and change management in multicultural environments.

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  • Andrew Keen, author
    Andrew Keen

    Andrew Keen

    Andrew Keen is one of the world’s best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. He has written five books including the best-selling Cult of the Amateur, The Internet Is Not The Answer and How To Fix The Future.  He directed and wrote the 2020 movie How To Fix Democracy and is the host of the popular podcast Keen On Capitalism.

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  • Ann-Kristin Achleitner, TUM, Technische Universität München
    Ann-Kristin Achleitner
    Technical University Munich (TUM)

    Ann-Kristin Achleitner

    Ann-Kristin Achleitner is a Scientific Director at the TUM School of Management, Munich. She held the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance at Technical University Munich (TUM) from 2001 to 2020 and serves as a non-executive director on the boards of MunichRE AG, Linde plc and Lazard.

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  • Portrait image of Anna Sophie Herken, Member of the Board of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
    Anna Sophie Herken
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

    Anna Sophie Herken

    Anna Sophie Herken is Member of the Board of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a German service provider for sustainable development and international education. Previously, she was CFO of Hasso Plattner Capital Germany, Managing Director of the Hertie School of Governance GmbH and worked at the World Bank in Washington DC.

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  • Anne Philippi
    Anne Philippi
    The New Health Club

    Anne Philippi

    Anne Philippi is the founder of The New Health Club, a lifestyle platform for psychedelics, exploring the emerging culture of neural awareness. (Photo: Joachim Gern)

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  • Close-up portrait of Anne-Laure de Chammard, Group Executive Vice President and Member of the Executive Board of Siemens Energy, in front of a clean grey background.
    Anne-Laure de Chammard
    Siemens Energy

    Anne-Laure de Chammard

    As Group Executive Vice President of Siemens Energy, Anne-Laure de Chammard is responsible for the “Transformation of Industry” Business Area with more than 14,000 employees in over 60 countries. A French citizen, Anne-Laure de Chammard, holds master’s degrees from École Polytechnique, École des Ponts and from Harvard University.

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Artificial Intelligence

Bloomberg Media analyst Phil Robinson presents results of an AI in business survey at the DLD Munich 2024 conference. He’s standing in front of a video wall, there’s a blur effect from an audience member in the right corner.

The Business Guide to AI

In his fast-paced, fact-filled DLD24 presentation, Phil Robinson, Head of Data Science and Insights EMEA at Bloomberg Media, discusses the generative AI marketplace and the perceptions of business leaders towards…
Ana Paula Assis, General Manager IBM Europe, standing in front of a colorful video screen as she’s giving a talk about AI in business at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Creating Trusted AI for Business

If 2023 was the year of experimentation with AI, 2024 will be all about scaling AI and managing risks and trust, as you’ll hear in this DLD24 session with Ana…
European politician Eva Maydell speaks about the EU AI Act at the DLD Munich conference 2024

The AI Act: Striking a Deal & Beyond

Eva Maydell was one of the drafters of the European AI Act, the first international law that regulates artificial intelligence. In her DLD24 talk, Maydell – a member of the…
Aleph Alpha founder Jonas Andrulis speaks about responsible use of AI at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Our Responsibility to Go All-in on AI

Aleph Alpha founder Jonas Andrulis discusses the importance of artificial intelligence for the German economy and its potential impact on various industries. Andrulis sees a big risk that Europe will…

Society & Politics

Investor couple Susan Danziger (The Spark of Hudson) and Albert Wenger (Union Square Ventures) on stage, laughing, at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Philosophy in Action

Entrepreneur Susan Danziger and investor Albert Wenger are a married couple who work together on social impact projects. In conversation with Lisa Witter, Co-Founder of Apolitical, they discuss their work…
Tanit Koch (The New European), Daniel Metzler (Isar Aerospace), Stephen Nundy (Lakestar) and Benedikt Franke (Munich Security Conference) discuss Europe’s sovereignty at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

European Sovereignty

Where’s Europe’s place in the geopolitical landscape today? How strong – or weak – are the 27 EU countries, both economically and politically? And how can European sovereignty be improved…
Florian Festl (Focus Online), author Alexandra Borchardt, Sebastian Stricker (ShareTheMeal), Daniel Koller (Flutwein) and journalist Nele Würzbach on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Constructive Ideas for Social Solutions

What is the role of journalism and technology in addressing social responsibility? Moderated by journalist Nele Würzbach (Die Welt), the DLD24 panel discussion brings together author and researcher Alexandra Borchardt,…
Mario Nava (European Commission for the World Economy) and Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) on stage at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

A New View on Capitalism

The discussion between Mario Nava (European Commission) and Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) revolves around the evolution of capitalism, particularly in the context of Europe. In his…

Business Innovation & Leadership

o2 Telefonica manager Mallik Rao and journalist Franziska Reich on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 technology and innovation conference.

Leveraging the Opportunities of Technology

In his lively DLD24 conversation with journalist Franziska Reich, Indian-born telecoms manager Mallik Rao (o2 Telefónica) shares insights from his journey through the world of technology and different cultures. Before…
Yariv Bash (Flytrex Aviation), Dirk Hoke (Volocopter), Svilen Rangelov (Dronamics) and Chrstiaan Hetzner (Fortune) discuss the development of cargo drones at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Off the Ground: Cargo Drones on the Rise

Yes, drone deliveries are real – and they bring many benefits, as you’ll hear in this captivating DLD24 panel discussion with Yariv Bash (Flytrex Aviation), Dirk Hoke (Volocopter), Svilen Rangelov…
Markus Blume, Bavarian State Minister of Science and the Arts, speaks at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

The Airbus Moment

The success of Airbus as world leader in aviation should inspire Europe to create similar projects for future-forward technologies like quantum computing, fusion energy and artificial intelligence. That’s what Markus…
Schwarz Digits CEO Rolf Schumann on stage at the DLD Munich Conference 2024, in front of a video screen showing his presentation.

Rethink Digital in a Redefined World?!

Digital sovereignty and the need for businesses to rethink their approach to digitalization lie at the heart of Rolf Schumann’s passionate DLD24 presentation. Schumann, the CEO of Schwarz Digits, emphasizes…

Sustainability & Climate Change

Energy experts Markus Höllmüller (, Bastian Gierull (Octopus Energy), Sophia Rödiger (1KOMMA5°) and Sarah Müller (Zolar) discuss the green energy transition at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

Green Energy: Business Opportunities & Challenges Ahead

Which opportunities and challenges does transitioning to a green economy bring, especially for players in the energy industry? This question lies at the heart of this expert panel discussion with…
Eckart von Hirschhausen (Stiftung Gesunde Erde Gesunde Menschen) and Sandrine Dixson-Declève (Club of Rome) discuss climate change and biodiversity at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

Climate, Biodiversity & Planetary Health

Eckart von Hirschhausen, a physician turned comedian, has become an advocate for planetary health. In his entertaining and informative introduction to this DLD24 panel discussion about biodiversity and planetary health…
Matthias Ballweg (Circular Republic), Christian Adler (Twinu) and Stefan Wagner (SAP) on stage at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

Circular Economy & Data: The New Battery Ecosystem

Innovative technologies like AI, digital twins and product passports can enable circular economies for products like batteries, as you’ll hear in this DLD24 panel discussion with Matthias Ballweg (Circular Republic),…
Ramona Liberoff (PACE) on stage at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

Circularity & Critical Materials

The green energy transition will require a shift in many supply chains and dramatically increase the demand for critical minerals. Watch this highly informative DLD24 talk by Ramona Liberoff, Executive…

Startups & Investing

Alexander Gerfer (Würth Elektronik), Martin Havers (Agile Solutions) and Linda Hinz (Burda Forward) speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2024, with algae cultivation containers visible in the foreground.

Spotlight on Superfoods

There’s an urgent need to find new, sustainable food sources for a fast growing population of more than 8 billion people. This DLD24 session with Martin Havers (Agile Solutions) and…
Heike Bangert (FOCUS Money), Marion Höllinger (HypoVereinsbank/UniCredit), Miriam Wohlfarth (Banxware) and Georg Steiger (BillEase) on stage together at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

New Financial Services

This DLD24 session revolves around the future of banking and financial services, the role of traditional banks and fintechs, and the impact of these services on society. The discussion, moderated…
Close-up of investor Dirk van Quaquebeke (BEENEXT) speaking at the DLD Munich conference 2024, with other panelists visible in the background.

Emerging Investment Ecosystems

Emerging markets like India, Nigeria and other countries across Africa offer exciting opportunities for investors, as you’ll hear in this insightful DLD24 panel discussion moderated by author and advisor Thomas…
Vlad Ciurca (Techsylvania), Irina Obushtarova (The Recursive), Patrick Warnking (Google) and Kai Isand, (Latidude59) on stage at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

Central Eastern Europe: A Blossoming Ecosystem

Many see Central and Eastern Europe as the next frontier of European innovation, as you’ll hear in this DLD24 panel discussion that focuses on a fast-growing region that stretches from…

Arts, Media & Culture

Art curator Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Galleries) discusses AI and creativity with artists Holly Herndon and Mat Dryhurst at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Infinite AI

Artists Holly Herdon and Mat Dryhurst are known for their pioneering work at the intersection of art, technology and AI. In their DLD24 conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Galleries)…
January 12, 2024
TikTok executive Ole Obermann (left) and David Kenny (Nielsen) discuss the influence of social media on cultural trends at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

The Evolution of Culture and Entertainment in a Digital World

This DLD24 session brings together two media industry heavyweights: Ole Obermann, Global Head of Music at TikTok & Bytedance, and David Kenny, executive chair of Nielsen, a global measurement and…
Maja Göpel (Political Economist & Transformation Scholar) and Alexander Kluge (dctp) speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

The 7 Elements of Vividness

This truly special DLD24 session brings together legendary German filmmaker Alexander Kluge and Maja Göpel (University of Lüneburg) for a discussion of the concept of vividness and how humanity can…
January 12, 2024
Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Galleries), book maker Irma Boom and architect Rem Koolhaas on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Urgent Books in the Digital Age

This DLD24 session is a treat for book lovers and anyone interested in graphic design, art and culture. In conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Galleries), graphic designer Irma Boom…
January 12, 2024

Health & Medicine

Judith Gerlach, Bavaria’s Minister of Health, on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Opportunities of Digitalization for Our Health

The Bavarian Minister of Health, Judith Gerlach, discusses the potential of digital health technologies. Her talk illustrates how healthcare systems can remain up-to-date and improve communication through smart integration of…
Medical experts discuss the use of psychedelics in treating war traumas at the DLD Munich conference 2024. On stage are: Anne Philippi, Rachel Yehuda, Leo Roseman and Yuriy Blokhin.

War Trauma and Psychedelics

As the number of violent conflicts worldwide increases, there’s also greater need to treat war traumas. This DLD24 expert panel discussion shines a light on the role of psychedelics in…
Suranga Chandratillake (Balderton Capital), Katja Speck (VisualVest), Ricarda Engelmeier (MMK) and Eleanor Pringle (Fortune) on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Wellbeing and Economic Impact

Corporate leaders know that a happy, healthy engaged workforce is more productive and takes fewer sick days. However, company founders and CEOs often forget to care for their own wellbeing.…

Web3 & Frontier Technologies

Markus Blume (Bavarian State Minister of Science & the Arts), Ann-Kristin Achleitner (Technical University of Munich), Heike Freund (Marvel Fusion), Antonia Schmalz (SPRIND) and Francesco Sciortino (Proxima Fusion) speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2024 in front of a full audience.

Fusion: On the Way to Energy Security

Fusion energy is an important technology in achieving the goal of “net zero” emissions by 2050. It’s a clean energy source with fuels available everywhere, reducing geopolitical dependencies – but…
Quantum computing experts Howard Morgan, Nick Farina, Gabi Dreo Rodosek and Stefano Pirandola discuss next-generation supercomputing at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Quantum Hardware: Computing, Communications & Sensors

Quantum computing may not be as visible as AI – yet. But there’s enormous progress in building next-generation supercomputers, as this DLD24 expert panel discussion makes clear. Moderated by investor…
AI and robotics expert Greg Ameyugo on stage at the DLD Munich conference, wearing a device to remote-control robots.

No Place I’d Rather Be: The Future of Telepresence

Imagine you could teleport yourself to another place, for example to look around, control a robot and feel what the machine feels through its sensors. That future is closer to…


You can find many more images in our DLD24 Flickr collection.

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Portrait photo of investor Lexi Novitske, general partner at Norrsken22, in front of a lush green background.

“Africa is Gearing up for Growth”

Find out why DLD24 speaker Lexi Novitske is confident that Africa will become a global leader in tech, overcome its challenges – and where the continent’s super powers lie.
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House of Communication Munich
Friedenstr. 24
81671 Munich

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