Chefsache Annual Conference 2021

Event Chefsache Annual Conference 2021

Under the motto “Real-Time change towards a fair and digital future”, we are illuminating the topic of equal opportunities from different angles at the Chefsache Annual Conference 2021. Together with our member IBM, we are hosting the conference in a virtual format and broadcasting it live on Youtube! You can look forward to top speakers such as Federal Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, CEO of IBM Arvind Krishna, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman and strategy expert Olivier Sibony.


10:00 – Opening discussion on annual topic
Agnes Heftberger (IBM)
Dr. Julia Sperling-Magro (McKinsey)

10:15 – Momentum speech
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (Ministery of Defence, Germany)

10:30 – Personal talk about professional career
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (Ministery of Defence, Germany), Agnes Heftberger (IBM)

11:00 – Perspectives: How inclusive are Germany’s managers?
Gabriele Schwarenthorer (IBM), Dr. Cornelius Baur (McKinsey), Tijen Onaran (GDW), Prof. Dr. Katharina Wrohlich (DIW)

11:40 – Discussion: Real-time change of our members
Renate Wagner (Allianz), Martin Seiler (Deutsche Bahn), Dr. Thomas Ogilvie (DPDHL), Agnes Heftberger (IBM)

12:10 – Podium discussion: Ready for the future? Key challenges and groundbreaking trends in equal opportunities
Nicole Büttner (entrepreneur), Dr. Rainer Esser (Die ZEIT), Judith Wiese (Siemens), Dr. Heike Riel (Quantum Lab)

12:40 – Interview with Arvind Krishna (CEO IBM)

13:00 – Interview: The art of deciding for more equal opportunities
Prof. Dr. Daniel Kahneman (Nobel laureate, psychologist, and author), Prof. Olivier Sibony (strategy expert and author)