CKI Conference "Innovation Management"


Once again the Siemens CKI at RWTH Aachen is hosting the CKI Conference. The conference and its accompanying exhibition at Aachener Tivoli, held on November 19, 2013, will focus on the topic Innovation Management. The key speakers for the event are RWTH Professor Günter Schuh and Professor Frank T. Piller and Siemens Chairs Professor Siegfried Russwurm and Mr. Klaus Helmrich.


The Siemens CKI welcomes you to attend the conference, but especially to participate in this year's ideas competition. This is taking place for the first time and is open to all RWTH Aachen students and employees and Siemens AG employees. Submissions with your innovative ideas for the following questions on two PowerPoint slides can be made till October 19, 2013:

  1. How will data help us thrive in 20 years?
  2. How can companies secure their profitability, if every customer will be able to shape their individual product in the future?
  3. How will business models systematically develop in the future?
  4. How do we teach the company to think?

The top eight ideas will be presented in front of the conference audience on November 19, 2013. Afterwards the ideas will be discussed and further developed in a workshop with Siemens and RWTH experts. The best eight idea submittors will also received a prize of 500 euros.