fw: transparency 2019

26 & 27 June | Reutlingen, Germany

Join us on June 26th and 27th at the iPoint event fw: transparency 2019.


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Together, we bring fw: transparency

At iPoint, we bring forward business transparency and place it at the forefront of everything that we do. In a world of limited resources but unlimited ideas, iPoint empowers to collect, analyze and report all needed data to assess the environmental, social and economic impacts of products and connected processes. By digitalizing the lifecycle of products, iPoint’s software solution drives businesses transparency in your supply chain, operation, products and processes.


What’s in it for you?

  • How to create and advance business transparency

  • Why business transparency is a competitive advantage across all Industries

  • Why digitalization and digital transformation is the key to manage compliance, risk, governance and sustainability topics


Our new fw: transparency event on June 26 and 27 provides a place to discuss exactly these and other future-oriented questions with you and experts from different industry sectors, thought leaders, and creative innovators. The new format of our event offers hands-on experiences via workshops and good practice demonstrations, and it provides a range of knowledge-sharing opportunities and up-to-date insights via presentations and panel discussions.


Two packed days of inspiration. 

Find out how transparency, digital transformation, compliance, and data-driven product compliance and supply chain management ensure that you are able to successfully market your products worldwide – now and in the future. Interact with top-class speakers and develop ideas and solutions to meet the challenges faces when optimizing your processes and making your company future-proof. 


Day 1: Gain Knowledge

Hear several presentations and panel discussions which range from transparency-based product compliance to circular business models.
Learn from hands on workshops on topics like regulatory compliance, conflict minerals and packaging.


Day 2: Gain Insights

Take lessons from our customer’s best practices that demonstrate different tried and tested solutions and cover business transparency in the areas supply chain, operations, products and processes. 

Networking at the Evening Event

Benefit from excellent networking opportunities during the two days and enjoy the evening programme with music, drinks, and finger food on the terrace with a beautiful view over the city of Reutlingen.




Day 1: 299 EUR*
You can choose either to attend the iPoint Symposium (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) or one of the three workshops (1 p.m. – 5 p.m.).
>>Special Rate for 259 EUR* is available until May 24th<<


Day 2: free of charge


*iPoint is donating 10% of every ticket.


The Venue

The Stadthalle Reutlingen is the first and only city hall in Germany that carries out events completely climate-neutral. It is one of the best Green Globe-certified event venues in Germany and has several other sustainability certificates.

Day 1 - Gain Knowledge - Price: 299 €

Registration & Welcome


8:30 | Registration


Welcome Remarks

9:00 | Joerg Walden, CEO, iPoint Group

Regulatory Challenges, Reporting Trends & Popular Frameworks

Sustainable sourcing, supply chains and products – Legal Update (Presentation)


9:30 | Prof. Dr. Ulrich Ellinghaus LL.M., Partner, Baker McKenzie


Regulatory Updates – Parallel Presentations

California Proposition 65  |  RoHS 2  |  Conflict Minerals EU

10:00 | Dr. Angelika Steinbrecher, Eva Hink, Sebastian Galindo, iPoint Group


10:30 | Coffee Break


Focus: The EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Panel)

11:00 | Prof. Dr. Ulrich Ellinghaus LL.M., Partner at Baker McKenzie | Dr. Chris Bayer, Principal Investigator, Development International | Other panelists tba


12:30 | Lunch

Towards A Circular Economy

Circular Business Models – Challenges & Solutions (Panel)

13:30 | Dr. Josef-Peter Schöggl, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management in a Circular Economy at the Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research, University of Graz | Other panelists tba


15:00 | Coffee Break


Digital Circular Economy – The Role of Technology (Panel)

15:30 | tba



Closing Remarks

16:45 | Joerg Walden, CEO, iPoint Group


17:00 | End of Symposium



How to face compliance challenges in your company

Join Angelika Steinbrecher and Clara Ramon in this workshop to learn more about the Set-up of a Compliance Process.


What’s in it for you?

  • Learn how to determine and achieve your company’s compliance obligations and goals and how to communicate compliance.

  • Get an update on worldwide compliance requirements and obligations.


13:30 - 17.00 | Angelika Steinbrecher & Clara Ramon, iPoint Group



Conflict Minerals: Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting

In this workshop, Tolga Yaprak will use its expertise and position in many industries to discuss all you need to know about Conflict Minerals Reporting.


What’s in it for you?

  • Scoping Risk Identification, Corrective Action Management and Due Diligence during Conflict Minerals Data Collection.

  • Data Validation, Trends Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation during Conflict Minerals Data Analysis

  • Over-reporting, Under-reporting & Green-Washing and how to report to the SEC and to (multiple) Customers


13:30 - 17.00 | Tolga Yaprak, iPoint Group



Packaging: Trends & Solutions

Join Sebastian Schwarz in this workshop to get updates on the requirements and solutions for the packaging industry.


What’s in it for you?

  • Get an update on current packaging directive and planned regulation renewals

  • Experience recyclability valuation methods


13:30 - 17.00 | Sebastian Schwarz, iPoint Group


Networking at the Evening Event

17:15 | Music, Drinks & Fingerfood on the terrace

Day 2 - Gain Insights - Free of charge

Registration & Welcome


8:30 | Registration

Business Transparency

iPoint creates Business Transparency

9:00 | Jörg Walden, iPoint Group

Supply Chain Transparency

SustainHub Roadmap 2019

9:30 | Sebastian Dehlinger, iPoint Group


iPoint Sustainability: CSR Reporting

10:00 | Martina Prox, ifu Hamburg


10:30 | Coffee Break


SustainBlock - Blockchain-based Traceability

10:45 | Sebastian Galindo, iPoint Group


Best Practice at OSRAM

11:15 | Christina Widemann, Osram


11:45 | Lunch

Operational Transparency

iPoint Approval: Approval Process Management

12:45 | Maroye Marinkovic, iPoint Group


Best Practice at Ford

13:15 | , Ford

Product Transparency

iPoint Compliance: iPCA + iPCA Web Roadmap

13:45 | Sushma Kittali-Weidner, iPoint Group


Best Practice at Toyota

14:15 | James Tu, Toyota North America


14:45 | Coffee Break

Process Transparency

Live LCA

15:00 | Andreas Schiffleitner, iPoint Group


Best Practice at Volvo

15:30 | Jessica Andreasson, Volvo

Business Transparency

Closing Remarks: Why Business Transparency is a competitive advantage across all Industries

16:00 | Marc Church, iPoint Group


16:30 | End of Event


The event is climate-neutral.


Stadthalle Reutlingen
Manfred-Oechsle-Platz 1;
72764 Reutlingen, Germany
Website: www.stadthalle-reutlingen.de

Note: the working language is English.

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