Strategic Investment Summit: USA
Date: September 29, 2015
Location: Grandhotel Hessischer Hof
|08.30 - 09.00||Registration|
|09.00 - 09.45|| |
Greeting & opening remarks
Lucia Puttrich, Hessian Minister of Federal & European Affairs
Dr. Lutz Raettig, Frankfurt City Council Member & Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Morgan Stanley AG
|09.45 - 11.00|| |
Innovations -- Made in the U.S.
|11.00 - 11.15|| |
|11.15 - 12.15|| |
Protecting your innovations
A discussion about patent laws in the U.S., including what you should know about protecting the results of your R&D and the global monetization of your patents. This panel will feature experts in U.S. patent law and the personal experiences of executives from German firms that are active in the U.S.
|12.15 - 13.30|| |
Lunch / Networking
|13.30 - 14.30|| |
All about money
A discussion about tax credits and other economic incentives for moving R&D and manufacturing processes to the U.S., including tips for the search for capital in the U.S. market and how to secure funding.
Prof. Dr. Yvonne Ziegler, Professor of Aviation Management at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
|14.30 - 15.30|| |
Higher gains with higher education
A discussion about how to find partners among the many leading education and research institutions in the U.S., how to capitalize on these relationships, and how to recruit top talent.
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Becks, Head of Technology & Innovation at the VDE (Association of Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies)
|15.30 - 15.45||Refreshments/Networking|
|15.45 - 16.45|| |
Dr. Stormy-Annika Mildner, Head of Department External Economic Policy at the BDI (Federation of German Industries)
Annegret Reinhardt-Lehmann, Managing Director of Wirtschaftsinitiative FrankfurtRheinMain e.V.
|16.45 - 17.15|| |
|17.15 - 17.30|| |
Işınay Kemmler, CEO of the Global Success Club
|17.30 - 19.30|| |
|11.15 - 12.15|| |
Exploring your investment opportunities
The senior executives will have the opportunity to chat one to one with the representatives of city, regional, and state economic development organizations about available investment opportunities.
|13.30 - 15.30|| |
Investment matchmaking continued
Economic development organizations:
All sessions will be held in English.
Please note that we reserve the right to make changes to this schedule or to our featured speakers as necessary.