Our Program

9.15 Uhr     

Welcome and opening speech by 

Ralf Lochmüller,
Managing Partner and CEO, Lupus alpha

In Focus: Germany and Europe in the New World Order

9.30 Uhr                       

Keynote: Global Perspectives

“Europe’s security has been destroyed to the core”

Previously held beliefs about the world’s political and economic order have been shaken by the
war in Ukraine and alliances and interdependencies called into question. Where this might lead.

Prof. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Ischinger,
President of the Board of Trustees of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) Foundation
in conversation with Corinna Wohlfeil, TV journalist, n-tv



10.15 Uhr                     

Coffee break

10.45 Uhr 


“Innovation is the key to prosperity, growth and jobs”

Innovative ideas are urgently required if we are to catch up in the global race and to regain
a leading role. We need to develop a new, forward-looking mindset unfettered by the current
status quo.

Christian Lindner, German Finance Minister and Leader of the FDP


11.15 Uhr

Discussion panel

“Accepted thought patterns are being put to the test in innovation policy”

Innovations must be commercialised more rapidly and efficiently – even on a trial basis and at risk of
failure. This will require a fair amount of structural change in Germany.

Prof. Dr. Katharina Hölzle, Director of the Institute for Human Factors and Technology Management IAT at the University of Stuttgart and Fraunhofer IAO. Until June 2022 Deputy Chair of the Expert Commission for Research and Innovation (EFI).
Prof. Dr. Sabina Jeschke, founder of the quantum computing start-up Quantagonia
Dr. Theodor Weimer, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG
Host: Corinna Wohlfeil, TV journalist, n-tv


In Focus: Small Companies with Growth Potential

12.15 Uhr                    

Investment Spotlight

“European micro caps – our future lies in their innovative strength”

Deglobalisation, decarbonisation, electrification, expansion of digital infrastructure and more –
Europe is undergoing a profound transformation. The winners will be innovative small companies.

Jonas Liegl, Portfolio Manager Small & Mid Caps Europe


12.45 Uhr 

Lunch break

In Focus: Looking for the “New Normal”

14.00 Uhr                       

Trends lecture*

“The Fed has taken too long to tackle inflation”     

Inflation is climbing, growth prospects are bleak, risks remain high.
The outlook for the global economy.

Prof. Olivier Blanchard, MIT Economist and former Chief Economist at the IMF
in conversation with Dr. Melinda Crane, TV commentator

* In English


15.00 Uhr

Investor lecture*

“We know that we’re taking a big risk, but we are diversifying globally”

How Sweden’s pension fund is confidently steering 90 billion euros through the markets.

Richard Gröttheim, CEO of the Swedish pension fund AP7
in conversation with Dr. Melinda Crane, TV commentator

*In English


16.00 Uhr 

Coffee Break


16.45 Uhr 

Investors’ panel with TED talk

“Asset Allocation in 2023: Establishing a portfolio’s direction”

The traditional panel discussion with investors and a TED vote involving all participants.

Melanie Kümmel, CEO, TK Pensionsfonds AG
Dr. Martin Lück, Head of Capital Markets Strategy for Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Eastern Europe, BlackRock
Dr. Christian Rouette, Managing Director, Henkel Family Office
Alexander Raviol, Partner, CIO Alternative Solutions, Lupus alpha
Host: Corinna Wohlfeil, TV journalist, n-tv


17.45 Uhr 

Perspective lecture

Dietmar Siemssen, CEO, Gerresheimer AG


18.30 Uhr              

Reception followed by evening meal


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