The leading Enterprise Architecture Event for Enterprise Architects, IT leaders and anyone with an interest in the practical management of modern IT architectures. Bringing together 200+ experts to discover and discuss the biggest challenges of EA,  like Microservices, GDPR, and many more.

Inspiring Keynotes

Get inspired by leading experts of the global EA community at adidas World of Sports. Our keynote speakers will inspire you with their visions for the future of Enterprise Architecture.

Breakout Sessions

Discuss the practical implementation of concepts with your peers in a panel discussion, breakout session, or world cafe format. These sessions cover the latest topics in EA, including Microservices and GDPR. 

Fun & Food

There's more to the EA Connect Day than great content - it's also a lot of fun! Relax in a casual atmosphere that fosters easy discussions and valuable exchange. There will be plenty of time to make new connections.

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Agenda

20 November 2017

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19:30 | Pre-event Icebreaker Dinner

Enjoy some drinks & networking from 18:00h onwards

 


21 November 2017

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08:00 | Registration & Coffee

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09:00 | Welcome

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09:15 | Welcome & Introduction to adidas IT strategy

Michael Vögele, adidas

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10:00 | S4/HANA migration at SAP - a case study

Peter Boegler, SAP

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10:45 | Coffee

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11:15 | Big ideas in small packages - How Microservices helped us to grow our vision

Sebastian Schleicher, Blinkist

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12:00 | Simplicity drives agility - Bosch's LeanIX experience

Markus Häberle, Robert Bosch

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12:45 | Lunch 

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13:45 | World Café: Hot topics in Enterprise Architecture

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14:45 A | GDPR & LeanIX - a business-IT symbiosis

Andreas Bosch, McKesson

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14:45 B | Microservices Panel

Sebastian Schleicher (Blinkist), Timo Derstappen (Giant Swarm), Gabor Vincze (Deloitte), Daniel Eichten (adidas)

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15:15 A | Insight into LeanIX Core

Patrick Surrey, LeanIX

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15:15 B | Creating the new adidas APIs

Oldrich Novak, adidas

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15:45 | Coffee Break & Networking

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16:15 - 17:00  | LeanIX Roadmap 2018

André Christ, LeanIX

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17:00 - 19:30  | Networking & Get Together

Wind down and reflect on the day with some drinks and nibbles.

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Confirmed Speakers

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Michael Vögele
CIO
adidas

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Markus Haeberle
Director EAM
Robert Bosch GmbH

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Andreas Bosch
Enterprise Architect

McKesson Europe AG

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André Christ
Co-CEO

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Sebastian Schleicher
Head of IT
Blinkist

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Timo Derstappen
Co-Founder & CTO
Giant Swarm

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Peter Boegler
Chief Enterprise Architect
SAP

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Patrick Surrey
Frontend Developer
LeanIX

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Gábor Vincze
Senior Consultant Technology, Strategy & Architecture
Deloitte

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Oldrich Novak
Director Enterprise Architecture
adidas

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Some Highlights from 2016

Interview with Oliver Schwarz, Vaillant

Integration with SAP by Andreas Puke, Head of Enterprise Systems, AMAG

Data integration in the world of microservices by Valentine Gogichashvili, Head of Data Engineering, Zalando

Interview with Priya Kothari, BDNA

Lean EA at Webasto by Dr. Thomas Mannmeusel, VP Global Process Optimization & Group CIO, Webasto

Efficient data collection with Survey by Sylvia Westphal & Andreina Tirado, Zalando

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Venue

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adidas global headquarters - World of Sport

This is the ideal venue for the Icebreaker Dinner and EA Connect Day providing an inspiring backdrop for stimulating presentations and discussions. And you will also have the chance to experience some exclusive insights into adidas’ past and present!

Address

Adi-Dassler-Str. 1
91074 Herzogenaurach
Germany

Staying overnight?

Information on how to book a room and full directions to the venue will be given upon registration.

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