It was greatly stimulating discussing innovation and the impacts of modern technology on our business and society with international experts from South America, Europe and Asia at the 3rd Annual International Payment Summit, organised by the ICT.
Natalie Turner, Host of disruptive LIVE and Jochen Werne, CDO/CVO of Prosegur Cash Services, Germany in a lively discussion about the different aspects of change in companies and society. The interview touches aspects of fear and consciousness by giving examples reaching from Shakespeare to the Age of Enlightenment and our modern times of exponential technologies and artificial intelligence.
On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, Managing Director Dr. Stefan Hirschmann and his team from VÖB-Services organised an inspiring BANKENNETZWERK networking event with an auditorium of 70 banking professionals. Learning from history is crucial to understand the actual societal changes produced by technological progress. And therefore it's equally to be able to make the right strategic decisions in a fundamentally changing business environment.
"Money is perhaps the most concentrated and acute form and expression of trust in the social and state order," said the German philosopher Georg Simmel, born in 1858. Even generations later, Simmel's statement is significant and in 2019 it hits the core of a discussion about the crypto currency Libra.
It's a great pleasure supporting on October 28, this year's DIGITAL SUMMIT together with other experts from the "Platform Learning Systems, the Platform for Artificial Intelligence" The Digital Summit aims to help Germany to take advantage of the great opportunities offered by artificial intelligence whilst correctly assessing the risks and helping to ensure that human beings stay at the heart of a technically and legally secure and ethically responsible use of AI.
"It was a great inspiration to meet so many committed people in just one day, ambitious and authentically personally committed, striving for strong intercultural relations between Vietnam and Germany, with the aim of bringing visible benefits to the people of both nations".
Keynote: ARE CERTAIN CULTURES MORE PREDISPOSED TO CYBER-THREATS? Great discussions on the suspicious nature of society with data experts at the BankenForen Conference IT- & Cybersecurity in the financial industry
WE live in one of the most fascinating times the planet has ever seen. A time when, due to enormous technological progress, we humans have the opportunity to improve the lives of so many in our society without sacrificing our own well-being.
TOGETHER we can create a better society. We should never forget that bringing people from different cultures and backgrounds together, discussing and reflecting on each other’s point of view already creates understanding and is the basis forward-thinking solutions. It’s also something that anyone of us can easily do. It is a path of peoples’ diplomacy. In times of great change, which automatically create uncertainty, it helps to provide participants in today’s discussions with historical and technological understanding and analogies in order to find better solutions for all possible consequences of new inventions on our society.
BALANCE. As a sailor with a strong passion for our oceans I have the firm conviction that the human race and nature must exist in balance. In order to maintain balance, it is important to be aware of possible imbalances. In order to generate the right attention, passionate scientists and passionate communicators are needed who address the general public with the important topics. With the support of the public and the possibilities of technology and diplomacy, people have repeatedly found creative solutions to the most difficult situations they have experienced in history.