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DIV conference of education „Digitalization and professional qualification”, 06/06/2017, Smart Data Forum, Berlin

On the occasion of digital summit 2017, the Educational Laboratory of German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence stages a DIV conference of education located in Smart Data Forum (Tuesday, 06.06.2017, Berlin). Federal Minister of Economics Brigitte Zypris (BMWi) and state secretary Cornelia Quennet-Thielen (BMBF) discuss about “digitalization and professional qualification” together with representatives from politics, economy, education and science.

The DFKI Educational Technology Lab directed by Prof. Dr. Christoph Igel invites to a political dialog and expert panel with the topic of IT-networks, digitalization and artificial intelligence for regional networking at work and while learning. The goal is the creation of intelligent networking between qualification and work.

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Bildungskonferenz „Deutschland Intelligent Vernetzt“DIV-Logo
Thema: „Digitalisierung und berufliche Qualifizierung“
am 06.06.2017, von 09:30 Uhr bis 17:00 Uhr
im Smart Data Forum, Salzufer 6, 10587 Berlin

Next to Federal Minister of Economics Brigitte Zypris (BMWi) and state secretary Cornelia Quennet-Thielen (BMBF), members of management boards of different enterprises participate, amongst others Dr. Christian P. Illek (Telekom), Enrico Rühle (Festo Didactics), Uwe Tigges (innogy) and Marco Wagner (Airbus). Catech-presdent Prof. Dr. Dr. E.h. Dr. h.c. Dieter Spath, ifo-Instituts-Chef Prof. Dr. Oliver Falck and Prof. Dr. Dr. Friedrich W. Hesse, vice president of Leibniz-Gemeinschaft will also be taking part. Representatives of start-Ups, SME’s, MdB’s, unions and associations, teachers, students and VC officials will round of the programme nicely. It becomes specifically exciting with the supporting exhibition with national price winners and finalists of the Digital Youngster Competition of WorldSkills Germany.

Hashtag of the conference: #DIVBILDUNG

The best ideas for intelligent education networking in Germany

Furthermore, the DFKI Educational Technology Laboratory organizes the “EdTec Startup Dialog 2017“ of the digital summit on June 12th 2017, located in the rooms of the University of Popular Music and Business Baden-Wuerttemberg (12th and 13th of June in the metropolitan region Rhein-Neckar). The DIV EdTec Startup Dialog 2017 unites Spin-Offs, Start-Ups and young companies with settled experts from the thematic area of intelligent education networks from digital, IT- and educational economics, science and research as well as federal, republic and regional politics. On the basis of a national call, junior scientists, founders of start-ups and young entrepreneurs are invited to apply with their ideas and to take part in a selection procedure for the “best ideas for intelligent education networks in Germany”.


Prof. Dr. Christoph Igel
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) GmbH
Educational Technology Lab
Alt-Moabit 91 C
10559 Berlin

Telefon: +49 30 238951052


Reinhard Karger
Corporate Spokesman

Phone: +49 681 85775 5253

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH (DFKI)
Stuhlsatzenhausweg 3
66123 Saarbrücken

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