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Upcoming events


Transatlantic AI Hackathon Series – Health and Safety Monitoring DeepHack
September 24th – 26th, 2021

The Transatlantic AI Hackathon – Health and Safety Monitoring DeepHack calls for your AI-powered sensors and computer vision solutions at the edge. Imagine how intelligent local devices collect and evaluate data in real time to aid individuals or groups of people to stay safe and healthy. Think about fall monitoring, how to assist the visually impaired, pedestrian/bicyclist safety, monitoring physical distance and mask wearing, physical worker safety, fitness and posture tracking – and other health and safety problems that can be solved with edge AI.

Past events


The KIT Link Interviews – The unfolding congnitive era – Is Germany prepared for it?
May 25, 2021

The “KIT Link Interviews” aim to create new opportunities for digital exchange, new cooperations and joint projects. During our fifth interview, we want to talk about the future of AI and whether Germany is prepared for it. Our guest will be Olaf Groth, CEO and founder of Cambrian Futures LLC & Cambrian Designs Inc..


The KIT Link Interviews – How Silicon Valley really works and what it means for Europe
May 19, 2021

The “KIT Link Interviews” aim to create new opportunities for digital exchange, new cooperations and joint projects. The fourth event focuses on the different oppotunities that arise from efficient knowledge transfer both in Germany and the US. Our guest will be Matthias Hohensee, Bureau Chief Silicon Valley at Wirtschaftswoche.


The KIT Link Interviews – Major Challenges and Opportunities for the Digital Transatlantic Economy
May 5, 2021

The “KIT Link Interviews” aim to create new opportunities for digital exchange, new cooperations and joint projects. The third event focuses on the major challenges and opportunities for the digital transatlantic economy. Our guest will be Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google.


The KIT Link Interviews – Future of Work and Digital Leadership
April 20, 2021

The “KIT Link Interviews” aim to create new opportunities for digital exchange, new cooperations and joint projects. The second event, hosted by Innovation Camp BW, focuses on the Future of Work and digital Leadership. Our guest will be Prof. Dr. Sabine Remdisch,  Director of the Institute of Performance Management at Leuphana University Lüneburg.


The KIT Link Interviews – Building bridges for sustainable innovation April 14, 2021

The “KIT Link Interviews” aim to create new opportunities for digital exchange, new cooperations and joint projects. The first event focuses on building bridges for sustainable innovation. Our first guest will be Jens Horstmann, managing director at MyStepUp.


New Technologies and the Future of Work
March 22, 2021


The German-American online talk is organized in the scope of the international research marketing campaign “The Future of Work”…
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Consulate General Annual Reception S.F. USA
February 23, 2020

KIT Alumni group photo

The Consulate General of Germany in San Francisco invited more than 280 alumni from the San Francisco Bay Area  to this reception in the presence of Federal Minister Karliczek…
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KIT Alumni Meeting, Boston USA
November 2019

Alumni Meeting Boston

Digitalization, sustainability, innovation, and possibilities of extensive transatlantic exchange were in the focus of the KIT alumni meeting in Boston in early November. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier invited the alumni to a meet and greet… [ more > ]


Transatlantic Sync Conference
October 2019

Transatlantic Sync

During the two-day conference researchers from various German universities and research institutes discussed their projects on sustainable working worlds of the future with prominent US experts such as Andreas von Bechtolsheim, John Hennessy and Prof. Hal Varian…
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Zeitgeist Event,
Palo Alto USA,
October 26, 2019

Zeitgeist Palo Alto Cyriac Roeding

‘Tradition meets Future’ – under this slogan KIT Link organized a Zeitgeist event in the historic Woman’s Club of Palo Alto. It offered the opportunity to connect with like-minded people and to get inspired by the opening remarks of Cyriac Roeding.


Helmholtz Delegation trip
August 2019

Helmholtz Delegation August 2019

A delegation from the Helmholtz Association took a trip to California. Esther Legant, Head of KIT Link, was part of the delegation and presented the network at SAP Palo Alto.


Future of Work Conference
May 21–22, 2019

The Future of Work BMBF Conference

KIT Link presented at the conference ‘Future of Work’ by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). It took place in Berlin and was a kick-off for the BMBF-funded research networks regarding the future of work… [ more > ]