Digital Day 2019 Munich

AI and other key technologies are increasingly becoming the subject of M&A transactions. The challenges involved will be examined in more detail. 

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An agenda for the Digital Day 2019 can be found below: 

Time Speaker  Topic
09:15 - 09:30

Simmons & Simmons
Bernulph v. Crailsheim (Managing Partner Germany) / Dr. Stephan Ulrich (Partner, Head of M&A)

Opening & welcome
09:30 - 10:00

Bavarian Center for Artificial Intelligence (Research Institute of the Free State of Bavaria for software-intensive systems and services - fortiss)
Dr. Matthias Pfaff (Head of KI Application Center)

Artificial Intelligence - Main Features, Status Quo & Outlook
10:00 - 10:30

Dr. Dirk Michelsen (Managing Consultant)

Practical application possibilities of AI using IBM Watson as an example
10:30 - 11:00

Simmons & Simmons
Christopher Götz (Head of ICT Germany)

Artificial intelligence" - what should a company legally consider when using it?

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break and networking
11:30 - 12:00

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Michael Daum (Senior Underwriter)

Managing Cyber Risks - More than insurance purchasing
12:00 - 12:30

Simmons & Simmons
Jocelyn Ormond (Partner, Life Sciences)

Digital Fusion - how smart investments collaborations will fuel the Healthcare revolution

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break
13:30 - 14:00

GP Bullhound
Dr. Nikolas Westphal (Director)

Transaction trends in AI - Perspectives of an Investment Bank
14:00 - 14:30

Simmon & Simmons
Robert Heym (Partner, M&A)

Legal challenge at Tech M&A

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee break and networking
15:00 - 15:30
Peter Borchers (Managing Partner of, Ex-CEO Allianz X, Founder hub:raum)

Men in Text
Daniel Finger (Business-Philosoph, Autor & Moderator)

M&A Culture: What investors and corporates can learn for their investments from successful founders.
15:30 - 16:00

Roi Tavor (CEO, Gründer)

Creating transparency in the financial market with a “personal wealth management” - platform
16:00 - 16:30

Scalable Capital
Erik Podzuweit (Founder, Co-CEO)

Asset Management by Robo Advisor - Insights

Closing remarks
Christopher Götz, LL.M. (New York), Head of ICT Germany


16:30 - 18:00


Language: German, individual presentations in English

Moderator: Christopher Götz (S&S)

The number of participants for our Digital Day is limited. Therefore we would encourage you to register for this event as soon as possible to book your place.

If you are interested in attending please register via the contact below. Participation is free of charge.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Digital Day.

Event contact

Christopher Götz

T +49 89-20 80 77 63 32 or