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Exclusive offer for Cleanzine readers: Two free tickets to CMS World Summit 2019 in Berlin!

* CMS-SUMMIT-FREE-TICKETS.jpgWe're delighted to bring you a special offer from our friends at CMS Berlin: a free ticket, for two lucky readers, to the CMS World Summit 2019, taking place for the first time at the international cleaning trade fair CMS Berlin 2019. 

The conference fee is €600, so the offer of free tickets is a generous one. It doesn't stop there though: the tickets are also valid for CMS Berlin 2019 so you can take in the exhibition too, when not at the conference.

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The high-level conference, being staged on 25th and 26th, has as its main theme: 'Inject Innovation' and is expected to attract leading decision-makers and creative thinkers. It will focus on the challenges, opportunities and risks involved with digitalisation and sustainability in the cleaning industry, and will consider the dominant themes, such as the circular economy and artificial intelligence.

The international partner associations of the CMS World Summit 2019 are the European Cleaning & Facility Services Industry (EFCI), European Engineering Industries Association (EUnited) and the International Association for Soaps, Detergents & Maintenance Products (A.I.S.E.).

"Sustainability and digitalisation are ever-present in the cleaning industry as major trend-setting factors," notes Heike Hemmer, project manager, CMS Berlin. "AI is the topic on everyone's lips.

"With the CMS World Summit 2019 Messe Berlin is providing the international cleaning community with a crash course for the future. The format offers a wealth of opportunities for an individual exchange of information. The programme of papers and discussions ensures a transfer of knowledge at the highest level."

The aspects covered on 25th September under the main heading of 'Cleanliness and Hygiene in a Sustainable World' are 'Challenges AI: Opportunities and Risks', 'Circular Economy - Strategies in the Cleaning Industry', 'Work 4.0 - Setting the Course for the Future of Employee Development' and 'Power Pricing / Price Management'. In conclusion there will be a panel discussion on the subject of 'Fair Award Criteria of Cleanliness and Hygiene in the General Contracting Practice - How to Do It?'

The main theme on 26th September, 'Future Technologies and Business Possibilities' examines a number of issues including 'Managing Disruptions and Challenges in the Digital Transformation' Future technologies and business opportunities for the cleaning industry will be outlined firstly from the viewpoint of Microsoft (Part 1), with a focus on the IoT and digitalisation, and then from the aspect of AI strategy by appliedAI (Part 2). HERE Technologies will place the emphasis on concrete digital solutions. The CMS World Summit 2019 will conclude with a panel discussion entitled 'Inject Innovation: Cleaning 4.0 - We Create Future'.

Provisional Programme (subject to alteration):

Wednesday, 25th September 2019 - Cleanliness and Hygiene in a Sustainable World

14:00 - 14:30 Opening and greetings • Juan Díez de los Ríos de San Juan, president, EFCI • Markus Asch, president, EUnited Cleaning • Dr Susanne Zänker, director general, A.I.S.E. • Dr Christian Göke, CEO Messe Berlin GmbH
14:30 - 15:00 Opening speech - The Challenge of AI: Opportunities and Risks. Peter Schaar, chairman, European Academy for Freedom of Information & Data Protection (EAID); former Federal Data Protection Commissioner (retd.) 15:00 - 15:30 Circular Economy - Strategies in the Cleaning Industry • Dr Peter Hug, director, EUnited • Isabel Yglesias, executive director, EFCI • Dr Susanne Zänker, director general, A.I.S.E.

15:30 - 16:00 Networking coffee / Communication break 16:00 - 16:30 'Work 4.0 - Setting the Course for the Future of Employee Development', Dr Axel Korge, Fraunhofer IAO
16:30 - 17:00 Power Pricing / Price Management, Thomas Beducker, Partner at Simon-Kucher & Partners
17:00 - 17:45 Panel discussion: Fair Award Criteria of Cleanliness and Hygiene in the General Contracting Practice - How to Do It? • Åsa Degerman, member of the Reference Group of the Swedish Circular Economy Delegation, appointed by the Swedish Government • C. J. Guo, deputy general manager, Gadlee Green Cleaning Equipment Corp. (China) • Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Torben Bernhold, director of the Masters Course, Real Estate and Facility Management, Professor for Real Estate Management and Real Estate Economics, Department of Oecotrophology · Facility Management, FH Münster • Beatriz Soria León, head of facility management contracting, BASF
18:00 - 22:00 CMS World Summit Night Venue: Marshall-Haus

Thursday, 26th September 2019 - Future Technologies and Business Possibilities

10:00 - 10:30 Networking Business Breakfast 10:30 - 11:00 Keynote subject: Managing Disruptions and Challenges in Digital Transformation. Oliver Tian, immediate past president of the Singapore Industrial Automation Association
11:00 - 11:30 What Will Shape the Future of Cleaning? (Part 1) Christoph Berlin (requested), principal group program manager and proprietor, Manufacturing in the Azure IoT Engineering Division of Microsoft Corporation
11:30 a.m - 12:00. Digital Solutions. Denis Shamanin, senior product manager at HERE Technologies
12:00 - 13:00 Networking Midday Break
13:00 - 13:30 What Will Shape the Future of Cleaning (Part 2) Philipp Hartmann, head of AI strategy at appliedAI
13:30 - 14:30 Panel discussion: Inject Innovation. Cleaning 4.0 - We Create Future! • Markus Asch, president, EUnited Cleaning • Markus Stojan, vice president business development professional hygiene, Essity GmbH • Stan Doobin, president, Harvard Maintenance • Thomas Dietrich, Federal Guild Association of the Cleaning Trade: • Jürg Brechbühl, president of Allpura - Association of Swiss Cleaning Companies
14:30 - 15:00 Resumé and closing remarks (Dr. Peter Hug & Cathy Smith) 


25th July 2019

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