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Wissenschaft & Forschung in Hamburg © 2016 to host first digital health dialogue shows scope of digitalization. Event attracted 2,000 visitors in 2015

Silpion Events GmbH is holding the first Digital Health Dialogue on September 9 during 2016. The event wil highlight the effects of digital processes and work methods in the medical sector on people and any resulting opportunities for the health sector. The event will create scope for new solutions beyond specialized areas and disciplines. The city’s cluster initiatives Life Science Nord and Gesundheitswirtschaft Hamburg GmbH as well as the company Lohmann konzept GmbH will support the event. The Digital Heath Dialogue is one of the so-called themen.parks offering a combination of stands, keynote speeches and panel discussions at

Digitalisation for beginners and the experienced

The objective of the Digital Health Dialogue matches 2016 aim to bring various sectors together and develop new approaches for the technical implementation of digitalisation. Keynote speakers at the event from September 7-9, 2016 include Olaf Scholz, Mayor of Hamburg, Frank Horch, Senator for Economics, Sascha Lobo, journalist, and Heiner Brand, winner of the world handball championship. Last year, over 2,000 visitors attended some 250 talks and addresses by 300 keynote speakers.

Experts from HPA and the Hamburg’s start-up scene

The three-day event will feature the fach.konferenz or conference of professionals to which 20 partner companies from various sectors will contribute knowledge and know-how for successful digitalisation. Oliver Rößling from Absolute Software will illustrate the potential of virtual reality for SMEs. Bert von Garrel, a representative of E.ON, will show how the energy transition can be shaped in the Industry 4.0 era. Jürgen Triebner, Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), will talk about digitalization in disaster control at the port of Hamburg. Martin Brücher, Manager of the FashionCloud start-up and expert on e-business, will give insight on finding a product demanded on the market and with only a limited budget and resources.

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