On November 10/11, the next alumni meeting "HECTOR Alumni meet THALES" will take place in Stuttgart, Germany. The topic of the event will be Agile Product Development. At times of a progressing globalization and increasing product individualization, manufacturing companies have to offer innovative products that allow for a clear competitive advantage while adressing the individual requirements of the markets. Those go along with a wide set of challenges - a promising approach currently discussed is tranfering agile methods for software development to product development. At the alumni meeting we'll discuss the topic with experts from KIT, the Alumni of THALES and gain some insights into the company.
INDUSTRY DAY: Friday, November 10, 2017
|1:30 p.m.||Arrival & Welcome Coffee|
|2:00 p.m.||Welcome HECTOR School, Dr.-Ing. Judith Elsner|
|2:10 p.m.||Welcome & Introduction to THALES by Arnold Sachs, Head of Professional Education & University Relations|
|2:30 p.m.||Guided Tour THALES Innovation Center & THALES Labs|
|4:00 p.m.||Coffee Break|
|4:15 p.m.||THALES Alumni of the HECTOR School: Thomes Kiefer, Frank Schneider, Alexander Meeh, Michael Ohle and Nico Schwan about their studies & their current responsibilites|
|5:00 p.m.||Keynote on "Agile Product Development: Changes & Challenges", Dr.-Ing. Nicola Bursac, Institute for Product Development (IPEK), KIT & Discussion|
|5:45 p.m.||Official End of the Industry Day|
|7:00 p.m.||Dinner in Stuttgart, Restaurant & Bar „Netzer“, Herzogstraße 4, 70176 Stuttgart|
SOCIAL DAY, Saturday, November 11, 2017
|10:00 a.m.||Barista Workshop incl. Breakfast @ Mission Coffee Stuttgart|
|12:30 p.m.||End of the Alumni Meeting 2017|
The participation on the whole event is free* for our Alumni. Those Alumni who need a hotel accommodation are recommended to book a room at the MOTEL ONE, Lautenschlagerstraße 14, 70173 Stuttgart. Rooms there currently cost 79 € a night and the HECTOR School Staff will also stay there.
*drinks for dinner except to water are not included