The Google Stage at #TOA18

Join us at the Haus of Tech to hear from 40+ leading industry and Google experts on the topics of ML / AI, HealthTech, Governance, Diversity, and Leadership.

Wednesday, June 20th

10:30 - 10:45 - Breathe Your Way to a Sharper Mind

A guided breathing meditation to train your mind to refocus. #Upskill w/ Mounira Latrache, Co-Founder & CEO, Connected Business

10:45 - 11:00 - Rise of the Next: Building a New Generation of Entrepreneurs

How Google is helping entrepreneurs around the world and in Berlin through programs, education, and acceleration. #Educate w/ Rowan Barnett, Head of Google for Entrepreneurs Germany

11:00 - 11:30 - Berlin for Good - How Can We Create a Sustainable Startup Ecosystem?

Actionable insights on building companies that have a greater positive impact on society. #Inspire w/ Joana Breidenbach, Co-Founder, Betterplace.org Dr. Florian Hoos, Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship, TUB Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord, Executive Director, Bayer Foundations Moderation: Rowan Barnett, Head of Google for Entrepreneurs Germany

12:15 - 12:30 - Collaborate or Die!

Working Together To Save Journalism A winner of the Google Impact Challenge on building an NGO, and innovative new models for collaborative and sustainable journalism. #Educate w/ Tabea Grzeszyk, Co-Founder, Hostwriter Moderation: Anita Zielina, Digital Innovation Expert

13:00 - 13:30 - A Healthier Future: Applying Deep Learning to Real-World Problems

A look at how Al and Medical Imaging could improve and save lives. #Educate w/ Lily Peng, Researcher, Google Rasmus Rothe, Founder & CEO, Merantix

13:30 - 13:45 - Smarter Marketing in an Al First World

A quick dive into how machine learning is changing the game for app marketeers. #Upskill W/ Eliaz le Peuvédic, App Promotion Specialist, Google Germany

14:00 - 14:30 Pride, Predjudice, and Profit: Female Founders Arise!

Key Takeaways from our newly launched Female Founders Monitor 2018. #Educate w/ Stephanie Renda & Janina Mütze, Co-Chairs of SUN Female Entrepreneurs Network Moderation: Mayra Frank, Head of Marketing, Google for Entrepreneurs Germany

14:45 - 15:00 - Trans*cending Gender in Tech - a LGBTQ* CTO's Experience

The personal experience of an Interim CTO and tech advisor for 100+ startups and VCs such as DailyDeal, OUTFITTERY, and Zalando. #Inspire w/ Chris Philipps, Tech Advisor & Interim CTO Moderation: Zoé Gadsden, Events & Community, Google for Entrepreneurs Germany

15:00 - 15:30 - Role Models: Live Podcast with Arlan Hamilton

A journey from homelessness to building a VC fund supporting people of colour, women, and the LGBT Community. #Inspire w/ Arlan Hamilton, Founder, Backstage Capital Moderation: David Nöel, Co-Founder, Role Models

15:30 - 15:45 - Closing the Gap: Fighting for Better Startup Regulation

A chat with Ramzi Rizk, Co-Founder, CTO and Chief Developer at EyeEm about what entreprneurs can do when legislation does not work for startups. #Educate w/ Ramzi Rizk, Co-Founder & CTO, EyeEm Lenard Koschwitz, Director Public Policy, Allied for Startups

16:00 - 16:15 - Googling Your Way Into Marketing: Startup Edition

How to get started with Google Online Marketing. #Upskill w/ Sini Ryberg, Startup & VC Consultant, Google Germany

16:30 - 17:00 - Fireside with Google's Chief Decision Scientist Cassie Kosyrkov

A conversation with the woman that has personally trained over 15,000 Googlers in the fields of decision processes an Al strategy (and holds degrees in mathematical statistics, economics, psychology, and neuroscience). #Inspire W/ Cassie Kosyrkov, Chief Decision Scientist, Google Moderation: Rowan Barnett, Head of Google for Entrepreneurs Germany

Thursday, June 21st

9:30 - 9:45 - Meditate with a Monk and Free Up Some Headspace

A guided mindfulness meditation to reduce stress and develop more focus and mental clarity. #Upskill w/ Gelong Thubton, Buddhist Monk

9:45 - 10:00 - Accelerate your Google Marketing Performance: Startup Edition

How to scale your online marketing performance and looking into trends of 2018. #Accelerate w/ Anna Holzmayer, Digital Growth Executive, Google Germany

10:00 - 10:30 - Coaching, Capital, and Connections

Learn about what it takes to be a great leader, no matter or in spite of where you come from. #Inspire w/ Aaron Walker, Founder & CEO, Camelback Ventures

10:30 - 11:00 - 2% of Global VC Money Goes to Female Founders. Seriously?!

A conversation with two women who have a seat on the other side of the table. #Educate w/ Leah Volger, Vice President, Bonfire Ventures Fatou Diagne, Co-Founder & Partner, Bootstrap Maike Haase, Investor Relations at Project A Ventures

11:00 - 11:30 - Blockchain for Good: Protocols for Sustainability

Exploring blockchain-powered predictions markets, measuring impact, and the future of smart loans. #Educate w/ Dr. Friederike Ernst, COO, Gnosis Mac McGary, President, Sweetbridge

12:00 - 12:30 - Make Google Do it! A Word with Google Assistant

A look at how the Google Assistant works, how it helps users to get things done and how you can be part of this exciting ecosystem. #Educate w/ Dr. Alexander Mrozek, Project Manager, Google Katja Filippova, Research Scientist, Google Iwan Lappo-Danilewski, Co-Founder & CTO, Aaron Al

12:45 - 13:30 - Poor, but Techy: The Rise of a Startup Capital

Launch of the Berlin Startup Monitor 2018 taking a closer look at the most hyped startup hotspot in Germany. #Educate W/ Alexander Hirschfeld, Research Lead, German Startup Association Mayra Frank, Head of Marketing, Google for Entrepreneurs Germany

13:00 - 13:30 - Fail Fast Is The New Cool: But It Ain't That Cool While You're Failing

Personal insights and stories from founders who have learnt the hard way. #Inspire w/ Freya Oehle, Founder & CEO Spottster Ekow Yankah, Serial Founder, Investor and Blockchain Entrepreneur Moderation: Rowan Barnett, Head of Google for Entrepreneurs Germany

13:45 - 14:00 - How To Win A Pitch Competition

Two #DT50 jury members reveal the tips and tricks of pitching like a serial pro. #Accelerate w/ Sandra Fruendt, Director Marketing, Google DACH Dr. Friederike Schultz, Associate Partner, McKinsey

14:00 - 14:30 - Shooting For The Moon Learnings and insights from building moonshots at Google X.

#Inspire w/ Amrit Dhir, Global Operations Lead, Google for Entrepreneurs

14:45 - 15:00 10x Your Productivity: Starting Now...

Come learn how Google thinks about productivity, and walk away with tools you can use to balance your energy, manage your mind, and master your time. #Accelerate w/ Connor Swenson, EMEA Partnerships & Marketing Manager, Google for Entrepreneurs

15:00 - 15:30 - Where Virtual Reality Meets Music: Orchestrating Experiences Through Sound

Come listen to a virtual reality musician on how he blends live art, music and code into mindblowing performances. #Inspire w/ Daniel Sabio, Future Art Technologist, The Glad Scientist

16:15 - 16:45 - Developer Deep Dive: Machine Learning at Scale Using GCP

Learn about why Startups chose the Google Cloud Startup Program and the details of our offering across the different stages as well as how to build a scalable machine learning pipeline on an example case using TensorFlow. #Upskill w/ Frederic Stallaert, Data Scientist, ML6