HECTOR School of Engineering and Management

Professionally Related Events

During the HECTOR School Master Program modules the HECTOR School arranges different kinds of social events for its participants. Some of these social events have an more professional character than plain networking. We invite speakers from industrial enterprises and research institutions to present and discuss an up-to-date topic with the participants, organize workshops or visit carefully selected companies. These events are a fantastic chance to get in contact with well-known industry representatives and high-level researchers.

Online Info Session Machine Learning
Online Info Session on "Machine Learning"

Online Info Session "Machine Learning – Implementation of Artificial Intelligence in Production Systems“, April 22, 2020

Online Info Session on the challenges in continuing education, which are intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. Prof Dr.-Ing. Juergen Fleischer, Head of the Institute for Production Systems (wbk) at KIT, gave a keynote presentation exclusively for industry and HR experts on "Machine Learning - Implementation of Artificial Intelligence in Production Systems".

Company Visit at ABB
Company Visit at ABB

Company Visit at ABB, May 10, 2019

At this excursion the focus was on the ABB Ability™ Customer Experience Center where ABB actively supports its customers throughout the digital transformation, enabling them to take advantage of all the opportunities digitalization has to offer. We experienced ABB Ability™ Customer Experience Center through a guided tour, presentations and a design thinking workshop.

Executive Talk on Leadership in Transformation
Leadership in Transformation - MTU Aero Engines' Digitization Strategy

Executive Talk on "Leadership in Transformation - MTU Aero Engines' Digitization Strategy", November 28, 2018

MTU Aero Engines AG is the leading German engine manufacturer. The company recognized the opportunities and challenges of automation and digitization at an early stage and launched the "Digital Transformation Program". It involves five missions all under the 4.0 label: Business, Technology, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul). The focus is on advancing digitization and the horizontal interdisciplinary networking in all departments.
At the Executive Talk Chief Operating Officer Lars Wagner, gave an exclusive insight into the transformation of the MTU group and his personal role in initiating and implementing the process.

KIT Innovation Day
KIT Innovation Day

KIT Innovation Day Suzhou: Automation. Mobility Systems. Robotics, September 12, 2018

With the 3rd KIT Innovation Day, KIT aims at building bridges between experts from KIT and China, and strives to open a gate to the Chinese market in these very areas. Industry 4.0, Made in China 2025, automated production, artificial intelligence and mobility systems of the future are key topics of outstanding national interest in China. At the same, KIT has remarkable expertise and excellent reputation in these areas.

Initiative Leadership 4.0
Initiative Leadership 4.0

Leadership Workshop, October 24, 2017

Digital transformation is currently one of the greatest challenges facing Baden-Wuerttemberg's industry. New technologies in automation and networking of production processes lead to a drastic increase in the complexity of processes and decisions. For this reason, experts from industry, business and science met at Palais Biron in Baden-Baden to discuss this topic in the face of the changing demands on future managers.

Fireside Chat with Sarah Meyer-Soylu
Fireside Chat with Sarah Meyer-Soylu

Fireside Chat with Sarah Meyer-Soylu, May 16, 2017

Sarah Meyer-Soylu, Research Area Innovation Processes and Impacts of  Technology of KIT, addressed the topic of Sustainable Mobility: Theory, Forgotten Aspects and Local Actions. Within this topic, Meyer-Soylu gave an introduction into the project Quartier Zukunft in Karslruhe and used the example of sustainable mobility in Barcelona (i.e. "super blocks").

Fireside Chat with Maike Ahrendsen, PMP
Fireside Chat with Maike Ahrendsen, PMP

Fireside Chat with Maike Ahrendsen, PMP, March 8, 2016

Maike Ahrendsen, PMP is Head of Corporate Project Management Office at the Schaeffler AG. In her talk she answered the question "How does a company work?" by discussing the challenges and strategies for successful Process & Project Management.

Events from before 2016 is not shown. If you are looking for a particular one, write to anna.brotzer∂kit.edu.