Program 2020-02-17T12:50:39+00:00

We proudly present the program for the ‘1st E-Innovation Day in Austria featuring Plug and Play’.   
Together with Energie Steiermark, Magna Powertrain and Creative Industries Styria the Next Incubator offers
top-class speakers, participants and entertainment .

MORNING hosted by NEXT INCUBATOR

  • 09.00 Check in

  • Liebenauer Tangente 4, 8041 Graz

  • 09.30 Official Opening

Thomas Wiedner, Head of Next-Incubator
Martin Graf, CFO, Energie Steiermark
Wade Bitaraf, Head of Energy & Sustainability, Plug and Play

  • 10.00 ‘No trash, no treasure’ – pitches of corporates & startups

CORPORATES
Thomas Kandolf, Liebherr
Andy Sibley, Contact Energy
Hannes Voraberger, AT&S

STARTUPS
Marcus Detry, EVConnect
Martin Handl, Elements Energy
Walter Kreisel, neoom Group GmbH

  • 11.00 Coffee break

  • 11.30 Panel discussion ‘Talking about the fine print of innovation’

Martin Graf, CFO, Energie Steiermark
Wade Bitaraf, Head of Energy & Sustainability, Plug and Play
Markus Tomaschitz, CEO, AVL
Pia Erkinheimo, Innovation Co-worker, Board Member, AI and Sales Enthusiast, Partner @ iloom.io

Moderation: Stefan Stücklschweiger, CEO & Founder Fifteen Seconds Festival

  • 12:30 Lunch break

AFTERNOON’S creative session powered by CREATIVE INDUSTRIES STYRIA

  • 13.30 ‘Mobility 2050’
    Glimpsing into the future of mobility the way experts & interest groups see it.

Franz Prettenthaler, Joanneum Research
Gerfried Freimuth, Magna Powertrain
Students of FH Kufstein
Tom Rath, Bike Citizens

Moderation: Reinhard Gussmagg

SIDEVISIT hosted by MAGNA Powertrain

  • 14:30 ‘Sidevisits’

  • Location: Magna, Walter Chrysler Platz, 8041 Graz

We get the chance to visit the test track of Magna Powertrain to test drive various cars with different types of motors & experience differences in real live. There will be experts to talk to but also pilots that take you on an exciting & fun ride. Be prepared to experience some speed!

Transportation between the Next-Incubator office & the Magna Powertrain facility is organized by us!

EVENING hosted by ENERGIE STEIERMARK

  • 18.30 Networking dinner

  • Dom im Berg, Schlossbergsteig, 8010 Graz

  • Keynote by Marius Olsen, Urban Sharing

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