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Andreas Amstutz

Founder and CEO, Sharely AG


Renting instead of buying – the future of online retail? 

André Baldauf

Digital Evangelist, Consultant, Speaker


How online business is changing traditional food retailing

Margo-Loisa Baulig

Student, University Koblenz of Applied Sciences


Success factors for local marketplaces (study results)

Fabian Baumberger

Business Development Manager for E-Commerce Solutions, Post CH Ltd / Asendia (Switzerland)

Overcoming hurdles in international online retailing 

Janina Berga 

Researcher, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)

The FHNW Robo-Lab: socio-technical design of the interaction with collaborative robots

Andrea Berset 

Founder and CEO, Kimia 


Sketchnoting in everyday business

Dr Anton Bolfing

ICT Accessibility and E-inclusion Expert



Digital commerce and e-services – for people with cognitive impairments too

Adamo Bonorva

Head of Marketing und Sales (CMO), Member of the Management Board, Mobility

Carsharing – a status symbol in a mobile world?

Rino Borini

Founder, Finance 2.0 / financialmedia AG


That’s why banking is becoming sexy

Steffi Buchli

Programme Director


Do e-sports really need to be shown on linear TV?

Lic. phil. nat. Bernhard Christen

Head of Marketing, Swiss International Airlines


Community-oriented sponsoring – is the commitment worth it?

Prof. Martina Dalla Vecchia

Lecturer of E-Commerce, Digital Marketing & Social Media, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)

Social selling as a traffic supplier for your online store

Emilija Damjanovic

E-food Sector Manager, Post CH Ltd


Chilled and frozen foods from your parcel carrier – everyone’s talking about e-food

Prof. Dr Andreas Diekmann

Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin


Evaluation on digital markets: effects, risks and side effects of rating systems 

Dr Laura Sophie Dornheim



Does Silicon Valley need an employment quota for women?

Prof. Dr Gunther Dueck

Mathematician and Author 


Change is enforced innovation

Dr Myriam Dunn Cavelty

Deputy Head Research & Teaching, ETH Zurich


The cyberwar battlefield 

Dr Oliver Egger

Head of Marketing, Post CH Ltd


Swiss Post workshop discussion

Esther Federspiel

Institute for Innovation, Design and Engineering, University of Applied Sciences,  FHS St. Gallen

ShareCity: how can cities actively help to shape the sharing economy?

Florian Fiechter

Manager Business Development, Post CH Ltd


Opportunities for local marketplaces 

Lic. oec. HSG Meinrad Fleischmann

Country Manager, XXXLutz Schweiz


Particularities and challenges of e-commerce in the furniture trade

Su Franke 

Consultant Online Communication, Corporate Dialog


How online tools and trends change everyday life at work

Peter Frei

Technology and innovation expert, Hightech Zentrum Aargau

Patenting digital products – useful or a waste or money?

Stephan Frey

CEO, Attackera GmbhH


Efficient communication through a digital and physical presence

David Fuss

CEO, tilbago AG


Digital transformation in receivables management 

Dr Sarah Genner

Scientist / Lecturer


Online everywhere and all the time?

Dr Denis Gillet

React Group, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Moving towards lightweight, autonomous and connected vehicles

Thomas Goetz

Head of Domain Architecture, PostFinance Ltd


The magic of the blockchain

Alexander Graf

CEO, Spryker and Kassenzone.de


When the online shop becomes a luxury

Sergi Gubin 

Product Manager, PostFinance Ltd


E-payment made easy with all-in-one payment

Prof. Dr Sebastian Gurtner

Director Strategy and Innovation, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)

Low-end innovation as an opportunity for companies

Richard Gutjahr

Journalist and Blogger


Terror, defiance and trolls

Prof. Dr Nils Hafner

Economist, Economist, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU)

The best service is no service  why bots don’t sell!

Prof. Stephan Haller

E-Government Institute, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)

Data as an innovation driver of the smart city

Marc Oliver Hasler

Director Products- & Market Development; Member of the Management Board, Post CH Ltd

Swiss Post workshop discussion

Lukas Hebeisen

Head of Technology & Digital Transformation, Swiss Post Solutions Ltd

Improving customer service through the use of artificial intelligence

Dr Andreas Hesse

Lecturer, University Koblenz of Applied Sciences


Success factors for local marketplaces (study results)

Sophie Hundertmark

Partner, h-square GmbH


Chatbots – an interactive technology for personalized communication, transactions and services

Roger Jäggi

Head of Omnichannel & Customer Interaction, PostFinance Ltd

The challenges of digital transformation

Prof. Dr Anja Janoschka

Director SR Communication & Marketing, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU)

Community-oriented sponsoring – is the commitment worth it?

Lars Jonka 

Head of Marketing Consulting, AVANCE


Getting marketing automation strategically right – a brief introduction 

René Kaiser

Head of Communication, LANDI Schweiz AG


The LANDI omni-channel business model

Amelia Kallmann

Futurist


Amazon vs. eBay: Humans in the rise of retail automation 

David Kauer

Lead Innovator and Member of Management, PostFinance Ltd


Swiss Post workshop discussion

Thierry Kneissler

CEO, TWINT Ldt


Towards a cashless society with mobile payment?

Vinzenz Kögler

CEO, Swiss Esports federation


E-sport – the sport of the future

Martin Kohm 

Consultant Working Capital Management, PostFinance Ltd

Financing the growth of e-commerce through working capital management


Vera Lenz-Kesekamp

Research Associate, University of St. Gallen (HSG)


Nudging in online business 

Marc Leuzinger

Founder, SMLY Multimedia Productions GmbH


Successful storytelling: from the story to the format

Dr Martina Mara 

Professor and Director of Robopsychology Labs, Johannes Kepler University Linz 

Of robo-nannies and android doubles: how close should machines be to us?

Dr Emanuele Massaro

Postdoctoral Researcher, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)


Smart cities, urban data and sustainability

Markus Maurer

Digital Coach, Farner Consulting AG


B2B influencers – on sense and nonsense

Désirée Mettraux 

CEO, Creadi AG


Is insurtech the new e-commerce?

Janick Mischler

Head of Autonomous Delivery, Post CH Ltd


Are drones and delivery robots replacing the good old mail carrier?

André Morys

Founder / CEO, konversionsKraft


The power of consumer psychology

Dr Annette Mossel

Senior Researcher, Technische Universität Wien


Virtual reality: beyond physical boundaries

Michael Nussbaumer

Founder & Managing Director, M8 GmbH


The mystery of Generation Y − how millennials really make decisions and shop

Tijen Onaran

CEO, Global Digital Woman


The more diverse a team, the better the results

Prof. Dr Marc K. Peter

Project Manager, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)

Digital commerce roadmap as part of the digital transformation

Dr Anne-Claire Pliska 

Head Mobility Lab, Mobility lab


Blockchains in mobility

Chris Porter

Logistics, Amazon


The customer-obsessed supply chain

Prof. Dr Marc Pouly

Algorithmic Business Research Coordinator, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU)

Text-based competition analysis with machine learning

Prof. Katelijn Quartier

Academic Director, Retail Design Lab, Hasselt University


What will the shop of the future look like?


Natalie Raeber

Research associate in e-learning & didactics, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)


Action Learning – more than just learning by doing

Myriam Reinle

CEO, Lendico Schweiz AG


Growth through crowdlending – companies are finding alternatives to banks 

Dr Carole Rentsch

Head of Employee Development, Post CH Ldt


Digital skills: a critical factor for success or an opportunity?

Prof. Dr Reinhard Riedl

Research Director, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)

Big data – a quick explanation of what it’s all about

Lisa Rost

Data Visualization, Datawrappe


Data visualization, or why we don’t believe in facts and what we can do about it

Walter Schärer

Travel blogger, reisememo.ch


Travel blogger – living between the beach and junior suites? A workshop report

Alexandra Scherrer

Digital Business Consultant, Carpathia AG


What B2B can learn from B2C commerce

Erik Schönenberger

Director, Digitale Gesellschaft


Network neutrality – why it is of use to both customers and service providers

Dr Noëmi Schöni

Founder and CEO, Dr. Noëmi Schöni


The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) – a blessing or a curse for online retail?

Dr Ursula Schütze-Kreilkamp

Head of Group Human Resources Development and Group Managers, Deutsche Bahn AG

Suddenly digital – what now? On transformation, digitization and constant change.

Ali Soy

Managing Director, Digital Republic


The Internet of Things and how to monetize it

Roman Stalder

Manager Research and Development, Post CH Ltd


Smart logistics in urban areas

Prof. Dr Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva

Managing Director / Associated Professor, University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Voice assistants – threats and opportunities for business

Maximilian Stern

Co-founder, staatslabor / foraus


Agenda for a digital democracy

Matthieu Theurillat

Manager Digital Product Management, CEM and Market Research, Post CH Ltd

Customer experience management and why customer convenience is your ally

Frederik Thomas

Head of Digital / Logistics / Service, Interdiscount AG


Multi-channel on the electronics market – opportunities and challenges 

Prof. Dr Kim Oliver Tokarski

Professor and Lecturer, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)

Darknet: legal and illegal uses and business models

Philippe Wampfler

Lecturer and Teacher, University of Zurich UZH


What are the effects of using social media on young people?

Patrick Wolf

 Swiss Post Ltd / Asendia (Switzerland)


Overcoming barriers in international online business 

Karin Wunderlich

Partner, Zukunft des Einkaufens


Digitization in business – what more is there to be done?

Andreas Wüthrich 

Head of Digital Commerce Consulting, Post CH Ldt


Omnichannel logistics – a challenge for retail