The “Future of…” series is a forward-looking online event series that explores important trends and current developments in business, law and technology.
"The two words information and communication are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; Communication is getting through.” – Sydney J. Harris
The evolution of technology is creating structural changes in the way we communicate with our business partners, customers, and colleagues. The pandemic has only served to accelerate these trends further. Consumer needs have also changed rapidly, and businesses require innovative solutions to successfully navigate the real-world and virtual spheres.
Webinar 24th June 2021, 11:00-12:30 CETHosts & Moderators:
Georg Kresbach, Wolf Theiss
Anca Jurcovan, Wolf TheissWatch the recorded webinar
Veit Valentin Dengler
Chief Operating Officer, Bauer Media Group
Social media as dystopia - why do we need to protect public discourse?a Download CV (pdf)
Consultant, Wolf Theiss
How may current EU and national legislative measures affect the freedom of online communications?
"Recent EU and national legislative initiatives show a tendency to implement a stricter regime regarding online content on platforms. While the objectives of such measures are noble (fighting terrorist content, hate speech and copyright infringements), it is yet uncertain, which practical effects these measures will have on freedom of communication."a Download CV (pdf)
Associate, Wolf Theiss
Likes, stars and fake reviews: what will the future of online ratings look like?
"Likes, stars and other forms of online ratings have become ubiquitous facts of the internet. However, a clear legal framework for such rating tools is still missing, which begs the question: what will the future of online ratings look like?"a Download CV (pdf)
Head of Transformation, ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4
What does sustainability mean for the media?a Download CV (pdf)
Communication Psychologist, Behave
How can we overcome the generational gap in brand communication?
"If we focus on what we have in common, then the generational gap will only be a cosmetic problem.""a Download CV (pdf)
Partner, Leader People and Organisation, PwC Austria
How will we communicate in the hybrid world of work?
"As we are shifting from pure remote work to hybrid forms of work, we will have to tackle the communication challenges that employees and businesses will face. The way we communicate will have an impact on mindset, wellbeing and conflict resolution at the workplace."a Download CV (pdf)
Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco Global Collaboration Organization
How can AI make virtual meetings great (again)?
“Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.” - Jim Rohna Download CV (pdf)
Founder and CEO, EnliteAI
Our workspace in 2030 – will machines talk to machines?
"In recent years, AI has made huge leaps in both content creation (deepfakes, text generation) and analysis. A future where machines analyse machine-generated content is not only likely but inevitable."a Download CV (pdf)
Director, Network Development, Vodafone Romania
How will the evolution of technology shape the future of communication?
"Communication in the 5G era: it’s a reality. 6G is not on the horizon yet but will come in time. What about brain-to-brain communication powered by a Quantum Internet?"a Download CV (pdf)
Partner, Wolf Theiss
How will regulation secure trust in new communication technologies?
"Trust is key when it comes to the adoption of new technologies. How can regulation secure trust in new ways of communication in a world where the boundaries of real and digital are progressively blurring? Will regulation keep up with the pace of change?"a Download CV (pdf)