Digital transformation in the waste management industry
Today, digitalisation has become a challenging buzzword for future-oriented planning and action concepts in practically all areas of life and thus also for all economic and administrative sectors. In the waste management industry, digital transformation stands for a comprehensive change in processes and services due to advancing digitalisation. It is changing all areas of operations, the relationship with customers, suppliers, subcontractors, business partners, the way of communication.
The Heidelberg Symposium on Digital Transformation in the Waste Management Industry provides a look at the status quo and the challenges of the circular economy, speakers report on their experiences and paths in digitalisation, IT experts demonstrate solutions for the tasks and we look at the developments in the cities, regions and Europe.
In the first part of the symposium, representatives of waste management companies will report on the current status and development of the digital transformation in their companies and their strategies for the future.
In the second part, experts will inform about the latest developments in technology and software that can drive the digital transformation in the industry. Demonstrations provide insights into the applications. Exchange and advice in direct dialogue.
Moderation: Volker Fennemann, Fraunhofer iml, Dortmund
10.00 a.m. Circular economy in Germany - status quo and challenges
Dr. Jochen Hoffmeister, Partner and Director Energy & Infrastructure, Prognos AG, Düsseldorf
10.30 a.m. Digital Transformation in Municipal Administration and Own Businesses
Manfred Leutz, City of Heidelberg, Office for Digital and Information Processing, Heidelberg
11.00 a.m. City Cleaning 4.0 - Our Way Forward
Dirk Postler, Hamburg City Sanitation, Hamburg
12.00 pm The BSR 2030+ project
Andreas Thürmer, BSR-Berliner Stadtreinigung, Head of the Board Office, Berlin
12.30 Are you a trendsetter or a guardian of tradition? And what does your customer say? Digital roadmap, "e"-billing, service portals, the "digital" dispatcher, littering digital, trends
Margit Klinken, sensis GmbH, Viersen
13.00 Lunch break
14.00 h Route optimisation and planning
Maurice van den Heuvel, Sales Manager Central Europe, AMCS Group, Rotterdam
14.30 Current aspects of telematics with mobile scales, RFID, and active container sensors
Andreas Schmidt, Division Manager/Prokurist, MOBA Mobile Automation AG, Dresden
15.30 CONNECT ready: Depot and waste systems ready for digital applications
Dr. Hanns Menzel, PAUL WOLFF GmbH, Mönchengladbach
16.00 hrs Developments in digitalisation in cities, regions and Europe
Volker Fennemann, Fraunhofer iml, Dortmund
4.30 p.m. Closing of the event
The programme is subject to unforeseen changes.
Participation and registration
No registration fee will be charged for the event.
The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 90. Registrations will be considered in the order in which they are received.
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