Honorary Doctor for Professor Haasis

On the 26th of April 2018, Professor Haasis was awarded the title of "Honorary Doctor of Kyiv National Economic University after Vadym Hetman" during a ceremony of the Academic Senate of the Kiev State University of Economics. In his subsequent keynote speech, Professor Haasis discussed the importance of digitalization in production and logistics.

Professor Rolf Drechsler Appointed Adjunct Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute

Prof. Dr. Rolf Drechsler, Head of the Computer Architecture Group at the University of Bremen and Head of the Cyber-Physical Systems Research Unit at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), was appointed Adjunct Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in Kolkata on June 7, 2018 in a festive ceremony. The ceremony took place in the context of the "Symposium on Algorithms, Architectures and Applications: Special Focus on Electronic Design Automation", at which Professor Drechsler gave an invited lecture on the topic "Design and Verification of Cyber-Physical Systems - Challenges and Recent Developments". The two-year visiting professorship comprises two stays per year at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). He will be part of the "Advanced Computing & Microelectronics" group, which belongs to the "Computer and Communication Sciences Division".

35th German Supply Chain Congress: Digital Meets Real

17th - 19th of October 2018, Berlin
The German Supply Chain Congress is one of Europe's most important event about logistics and supply chain management. Here, leading thinkers and logistics experts share knowledge and suggestions, as well as discuss recent and future issues. An important part from the start of congress is its ability to be a common ground for networking and future business opportunities.
The research cluster LogDynamics is again taking part in the parallel exhibition. Following the 35th congress' motto "Digital Meets Real", our presence is in the sign of digitalization. Our focus areas will be: digital communication, digital service, digital transport, digital product and digital transhipment. We would like to invite all congress participants to visit us at the LogDynamics Booth PV/23.

Innovation Workshop DISS for SMEs - Development of Digital Strategies and Services

18th of October 2018, Bremen
The digitalization of the economy is taking place inexorably and at an ever-increasing pace. If you want to be successful in the future, you have to meet the diverse requirements and use the resulting opportunities to create value. This is where the format of the event of the Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen, in which BIBA is involved, ties in. Companies are being prepared for the new digital world in a unique workshop, learn methods and tools for developing new strategies and can apply them after a short time.

Use the DISS method to familiarize yourself with pragmatic approaches and tools for a digital transformation process and try them out immediately after. Target groups are managers and project managers of small and medium-sized enterprises who want to prepare their companies for the challenges of digitalization.
Registration Deadline: 16th of August 2018

ISL Maritime Conference 2018

23rd of October 2018, Bremen
On October 23, the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics invites to the ISL Maritime Conference 2018 in Bremen and continues its traditional series of events. As in previous years, the participants can expect exciting lectures, discussions and forecasts on the current situation and perspectives of the global maritime industries. The speakers from business, science and politics will focus on digitalization and industry 4.0 in the maritime economy, its potential for maritime SMEs, as well as the development of shipping markets, ports and their hinterland.
Let yourself be inspired to take your first steps on the way to digitalization in the subject area "Digital Transfer" by lectures and discussions. We are pleased to welcome you to the ISL Maritime Conference 2018 at "Schuppen 2" in the Überseestadt in Bremen together with this year's cooperation partner - the Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen.
Details (German)

Open Day at Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen - Digitalization at Your Fingertips

1st of November 2018, Osterstraße 28/29, Bremen
The Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen cordially invites you to an Open Day. On 1st of November from 9:00 a.m. you can inform yourself about practice-oriented applications and exchange ideas with other entrepreneurs and with us about the latest trends over drinks and finger food. Find out at first hand what specific offers and support options the Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen has in store for SMEs. Experience the technologies and tools of digitalization up close with our practical demonstrators and exhibits. Seize the opportunity to make an appointment for our free digitalization check on site. The partners of the Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen will be available to answer all visitors' questions.
Details (German)

Innovation Warm-Up - Bootcamp Coaching - An Approach for Your Company?

16th of November 2018, Bremen
The digitalization of the economy creates new opportunities for companies to become better. Which technologies can be used? How can we become even more valuable for our customers? New ideas have to be developed and tested together with the users. Pioneering companies are real experimental factories in which ideas are developed and implemented in series. Do you also want to tackle and implement? We are looking for entrepreneurs who really want to make a difference. On 16th of November 2018 we will invite you to the Bremen Climbing Centre and the BIBA and show you ways of doing so: contentwise in workshops, physically in a joint climbing session.
What awaits you? Three hours full of impulses!
1. An impulse: Your company as an experimental factory
2. First challenge: Design Thinking Challenge to try out
3. Second challenge: Joint climbing together with a coach
4. A decision: Bootcamp - Personal Training for your company.
The event is organized by Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen and SALT AND PEPPER Holding GmbH & Co. KG. It is limited to 30 participating companies.
Details (German)

4th International Conference on System-Integrated Intelligence (SysInt 2018)

The 4th International Conference on Systems-Integrated Intelligence took place in Hanover on 19th and 20th of June 2018 and was co-organized by LogDynamics. The conference provided a forum for scientists and industry to share their innovations and practices. The focus was on integrating new, intelligent functionalities in materials, components, systems and products to provide future technologies with advanced capabilities. Around 80 participants took advantage of the opportunity to benefit from impulses on various topics around the future of machinery, products and production, provided in 28 sessions. Supplemented by the conference dinner, the event provided ample opportunity for discussion and networking. 

Breakbulk Europe 2018 – a Great Success

LogDynamics in the Middle
Expectations were high. But in the end, they were even topped. The trade fair was hosted in Bremen for the first time and recorded about 500 exhibitors and more than 10,000 visitors. There were many opportunities to intensively connect with port experts from all around the world. "Bremen knows ports and Bremen knows trade fairs. With that combination no one can beat our service package.", said Martin Günthner, Senator for Economy, Work and Ports after the three-day event. "I am pleased to prove again next year, that Bremen is an ideal location for this event."
Breakbulk Europe is the leading trade fair for goods which cannot be shipped in containers. Before, the fair took place in Antwerp and was hosted in Bremen for the first time this year. Besides different ports and shipping lines, port-related industries showcased their services at the fair as well. LogDynamics was involved as part of the Success Story at the joined exhibition stand of Bremen/Bremerhaven: the best of Bremen's logistics research met the lively interest of the international industry.