Higher Education IT Leaders Seminar, Berlin

location Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum | 9 AM Wednesday 01 June (CET)

IT Strategy and Governance Development


The event aims at discussing methods, best practices and experiences in Digital IT strategy and IT governance development from universities and companies. As an event jointly organized by Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Gartner, it will present diverse views on strategy development from different organizations and stakeholders. To facilitate discussion and communication among the attendees, additional break-out sessions are planned.


9:00-9:30 Opening Word –Malte Dreyer, Humboldt University

9:30-10:15 Keynote – Jan-Martin Löwendahl: How Technology Disrupts The Education Ecosystem And Changes The Business Model Balance

10:15-10:45 Guest speaker: Prof Walter, Uni Tübingen: IT-Strategies for Universities/IT-Strategies for Companies: A Comparison

10:45 11:15 Break

11:15-12:00 Holistically Engaging Stakeholders in your Strategy – Martin Hölscher

12:00-12:30 Michele Mennielli, International Relations Manager, Cineca "Case study: IT Governance at the University of Parma"

12:30-13:00 Reinhard Altenhöner, Deputy Director General,Staatsbibliothek Berlin "Processing the digital transformation in the public sector: The SPK-case"

13:00-13:45 Lunch

13:45-14:15 Technical Insights: Next-Generation Data Center Showdown Jerry Rozeman

14:15-14:45 Michael van Wetering Kennisnet -Trends in HEi IT

14:45-15:00 Break

15:00-17:30 Round Tables

  • Process for Digital Strategy
  • Engaging Stakeholders
  • Preparing for Digital

17:30-18:00 Summary & Closing Notes

Recommended Hotels:

HotelEurostars Berlin – http://www.eurostarshotels.co.uk/eurostars-berlin.html

Radisson Blu Berlin - https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-berlin

NHCollection Berlin - http://www.nh-collection.com/hotel/nh-collection-berlin-friedrichstrasse

WestinGrand Berlin - http://www.westingrandberlin.com/en/?EM=Obirds_PPC_WI_1105_BRG_BER_EN_GSA_ECE_EAME

MaritimProArte Berlin -https://www.maritim.com/en/hotels/germany/proarte-hotel-berlin/hotel-overview



Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1-3, 10117 Berlin, Deutschland

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