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4th German-Baltic Digital Summit
Program – 17, 18 & 19 April 2024
Company Visits and Baltic Sea Business Day

10th May



Departure from Tallinn - Transit in Munich

Departure from Riga - Transit in Amsterdam

Departure from Vilnius - Transit in Stockholm Arlanda


Transfer from Hamburg Airport to the company visits


Company Visit

Otto Group (accompanied by AHK staff)

Werner-Otto-Straße 1-7 | 22179 Hamburg | Germany



Company Visit

Lufthansa Industry Solutions and Artificial Intelligence Center Hamburg (ARIC) e.V.

(accompanied by AHK staff)

Van-der-Smissen-Strasse 9 | 22767 Hamburg | Germany


Transfer to the Park Inn Hotel Lübeck


Joint Dinner in Lübeck 

Restaurant Schiffergesellschaft

Breite Straße 2 I 23552 Lübeck I Germany


Check-In at Park Inn Hotel Lübeck

Willy-Brandt-Allee 1-5 I 23554 Lübeck I Germany


Meet in hotel lobby and then walk together to restaurant (15min)

11th May
Conference Day at "it-for-business"


Bus transfer from Park Inn to Kulturwerft Gollan

Einsiedelstraße 6 I 23554 Lübeck I Germany

9.00 -


Opening Remarks


  • Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia

  • Daniel Günther, Prime Minister of the State Schleswig-Holstein 

  • Hagen Goldbeck, President of the IHK Schleswig-Holstein

  • Reinhold Schneider, President of the AHK Baltic States

  • Stefan Stengel, Chairman of the Working Group ITC & Digitalization

9.40 -


Opening Presentation

Estonia´s Path to Digital Leadership - English



Taavi Rõivas

Auve Tech, Chairman of the Board and former Prime Minister of Estonia

10.00 -


Award Ceremony of the German-Baltic Business Award

awarded by Egils Levits, President of Latvia and Florian Schröder, CEO of the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce

11.00 - 12.00 

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Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS):

The digital future of ports

Hosted by Lübecker Hafengesellschaft  I  Moderated by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Jürgens, Lübecker Hafengesellschaft, Spokesman for the Management

Panel discussion about challenges and perspectives for highly digitalized ports from Germany and the Baltic States.


Ivan Ladan

Marine Digital, CEO

Virginijus Jakštys

Informacinė raida, CEO

Kristaps Armanis, CIO

Freeport of Riga


Sven Daniels, HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH, Partner, Product Manager Digitalisation Excellence

14.00 - 15.00 

eGovernment: How to manage cyber risks for the state?

Hosted by birkle IT and Enterprise Estonia  I  Moderated by Jens Altmann, Software Developer at birkle IT


Presentations of models and projects from Estonia - the leading state in eGovernment solution



Evolution of the digital state: Government as a start-up

Tarmo Kiivit
Helmes AS, Senior Partner and Business Unit Lead


Are there short-cuts for German organizations?

  • Next version of the digital state

  • Seamless citizen experience

  • Proactive state

  • Eventbased services

Mindset of Estonian Digitalisation

Madis Rallmann
Enterprise Estonia, Business Engagement Manager 


Cybersecurity as an Enabler of Digital Innovation

Kristiina Omri
Cybexer Technologies OÜ, Business Development Manager 

Digitalization is inevitable. Its success will be enabled when cybersecurity considerations are considered and handled accordingly.

The speech will touch upon the cornerstones of cyber security architecture in public sector, cybersecurity education but also shed light to modern ways of cybersecurity testing and exercises used both in public and private sector.

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16.00 - 17.00 

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eCommerce: The conquest of the eCommerce market from the perspective of Baltic high performers

Hosted by LIAA I Moderated by Iveta Strupkāja, LIAA, Deputy Director in charge of export


Success stories and interviews with innovative companies from the Baltic States



Aurimas Paulius Girčys, APG MEDIA, CEO and Founder

Juhan Pukk, Flowit and Salesorder, Board Member

Ģirts Strumpmanis, Cube Systems, CEO

18.00 -


Get-together and voluntary participation in table-ice-hockey tournament


Bus transfer to Park Inn Lübeck

12th May


Bus transfer from Park Inn to Dräger


Company Visit

Dräger Garage – Innovation Management of Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA

(accompanied by AHK staff)

Moislinger Allee 53-55 | 23558 Lübeck | Germany


Transfer to Hamburg Airport


Departure to Tallinn via Riga

Departure to Riga

Departure to Vilnius via Riga

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