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23 May 2019


Digital transformation in the waste management sector - practical tips from practical experience Iserlohn, Germany

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For the waste disposal sector, digital transformation means a comprehensive change in processes and services as a result of ongoing digitization. It is changing all areas of the business, relationships with customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, business partners, the way we communicate.

In the first part of the event, we will take a look at the current status and how the digital change is progressing in waste management companies and their strategies for the future.

In the second part, experts will tell us about the latest trends in technology and software which can drive forward the digital transformation of the sector. Demonstrations will give us an insight into the applications. Exchange and advice on an one2one basis. Practical tips from practical experience.

The event with accompanying trade show will take place on 23 May 2019 from 7.30 to 17 hrs at SASE gGmbH, Max-Planck-Strasse 9, 58638 Iserlohn.


Presenter: Volker Fennemann, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics, Dortmund

07:30      Business breakfast, get-together, trade show opens

08:45      Chance of the century or a digital morass? Digitization: Vision and strategy is up to the boss

Dr Klaus Neuhäuser, Baker Tilly Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Düsseldorf

09:15     Failure or lasting change? Digitization as the starting point for change in our organization

Marcell Wiese, Stratmann Städtereinigung GmbH & Co. KG, Manager Bestwig

09:45      The BSR 2030+ project

Andreas Thürmer, BSR - Berliner Stadtreinigung, Head of the Office of the Management     Board, Berlin

10:30      Digitization – our path

Claudia Malter, Stadtreinigung Hamburg, Hamburg

11:00      Exchange of order-related performance data

Aimée Kokam, Assistant for waste logistics, waste processing and special waste management, BDE (Federal Association of the German Waste Disposal, Water and Raw Materials Industry), Berlin

11:30       Are you a trendsetter or a traditionalist? And what do your customers say to that? Digital roadmap, e-invoicing, service portals, the “digital” waste planner, digital littering, trends

Margit Klinken, sensis GmbH, Viersen

12:00     Light lunch, networking, demonstrations, visit to the trade show

13:00      Current trends in telematics with mobile weighing machines, RFID, and active container sensors

Andreas Schmidt, Division Manager/Authorised Officer, MOBA Mobile Automation AG, Dresden

13:30      Digital transformation benchmark for the waste management sector

Lara van Rijswijk, Marketing Manager Central Europe, AMCS Group

Major change begins with basics ideas

Jens Hettenhausen, Head of Logistics, ALBA Group

14:00      CONNECT ready: Depot and waste systems ready for take-off with digital applications

Dr Hanns Menzel, PAUL WOLFF GmbH, Mönchengladbach

14:30      Coffee break, networking, demonstrations, visit to the trade show

15:00     The road to the paperless refuse truck - reports from practical experience with the introduction of digital order processing

Hartmut Möllmann, Dr. Ing. Wandrei GmbH, Berlin

15:30     Increasing the efficiency of citizen-friendly waste collection in the digital age. Results of a research project

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Holzhauer, Centre for Recycling Technology at the

Westphalian University of Applied Sciences, Gelsenkirchen

16:00       Snack, networking, demonstration, visit to trade show

Followed by a guided tour around the SASE exhibitions

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