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Silver Sponsor

Individualized IT Solutions Through Integrated IT Consulting

Excellent consulting, vendor independence, technical expertise and an innovative spirit – these are what viadee has stood for since 1994.
Methodological know-how, project experience, in-depth professional knowledge in diverse sectors and the social competence of our IT consultants are the basis of our success and the reason our customers are so satisfied. These key skills are what enable us to grasp the complexity of our clients’ business processes and produce solutions for future-proof information technology.
In the future we will continue to dedicate all of our knowledge and skill to our clients. We would gladly work for you, too.
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Bronze Sponsors


CLAAS is a family business founded in 1913 and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural engineering equipment. The company, with corporate headquarters in Harsewinkel, Westphalia, is the European market leader in combine harvesters. CLAAS is the world leader in another large product group, self-propelled forage harvesters. CLAAS is also a top performer in world-wide agricultural engineering with tractors, agricultural balers and green harvesting machinery. The CLAAS product portfolio also includes state-of-the-art farming information technology. CLAAS employs around 11,000 workers worldwide and reported a turnover of 3.8 billion euros in the financial year of 2013.

GuideCom GmbH is located in Münster and optimizes processes of financial organizations and medium-sized businesses by software.
Our customers benefit from our services for many years as a reliable and professional partner. They trust our tailored solutions that flexibly fit into their processes.

Hilti provides leading-edge technology to the global construction industry. Hilti products, systems and services offer the construction professional innovative solutions with outstanding added value. The headquarters of the Hilti Group are in Schaan in the Principality of Liechtenstein.
Some 21,000 employees, in more than 120 countries around the world, enthuse their customers and build a better future. The corporate culture is founded on integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment.
Hilti excels through outstanding innovation, top quality, direct customer relations and effective marketing. Two-thirds of the employees work directly for the customer in sales organizations and in engineering, which means a total of more than 200,000 customer contacts every day.

The Institute of Corporate Education e.V. promotes practical educational research and supports interdisciplinary exchanges between academia, businesses and society on issues that are relevant to the future. In the process, competence for the future is our key focus – namely the capacity to actively grapple with future challenges and trends and to take the appropriate decisions. The incore think tank analyzes long-term trends, conducts studies and develops new, innovative concepts for further education in cooperation with universities and colleges. Through its targeted training initiatives for socially disadvantaged children and young people, incore takes on corporate social responsibility. incore is supported by KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft.

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Strategy& is a global team of practical strategists committed to helping you seize essential advantage. We do that by working alongside you to solve your toughest problems and helping you capture your greatest opportunities. We bring 100 years of strategy consulting experience and the unrivaled industry and functional capabilities of the PwC network to the task. We are a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 195,000 people committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, and advisory services.


At zeb we see ourselves as partners for change: clients who want to inspire future decisions and to create sustainable values. With these clients, we develop visions and innovative strategies, make them calculable and put them in place thouroughly. Here, we're not satisfied with the first good solution. But instead only with effective results. That way and with our comprehensive know-how, creativity and independence in terms of ideas and actions, we are able to create added value and to set new standards. For a 360° management consultancy that revolves around one thing: the success of our clients.

Additional Supporters

BMW Hakvoort Münster




Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of over 290 journals and over 2,500 books and book series volumes. It also provides an extensive range of value-added products, resources and services to support its customers' needs. 

Palgrave Macmillan is a global academic publisher for scholarship, research and professional learning. We publish monographs, journals, reference works and professional titles, online and in print. With a focus on humanities and social sciences, Palgrave Macmillan offers authors and readers the very best in academic content whilst also supporting the community with innovative new formats and tools.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 282,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. The SAP University Alliances program opens up the world of SAP to more than 2,000 universities in more than 80 countries worldwide, and aims to develop highly qualified graduates with critical skills for the 21st century workforce.

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With more than 200 Nobel Prize winners among the authors of our books and journal articles, it is safe to say that Springer has earned its place among the world’s foremost STM publishers. As an e-first company our editors  discover the best authors and help to disseminate their research, while our developers deliver the next big thing in scholarly communications. Our dedicated teams crisscross the globe to get journal articles, books, protocols and other products into the hands of the researchers, librarians and practitioners who need them most.

University of Münster

Founded in 1780, the WWU (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität) Münster is a university with tradition. It boasts 250 courses of study, 15 departments in seven faculties, 37,000 students, 5,500 graduates every year, a staff of 5,000 including 565 professors, and 400 partnership agreements with universities and other academic institutions all over the world. But at our university it is not numbers but people - their knowledge, their research, their curiosity - that count.
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The European Research Center for Information Systems has its headquarters in Münster. Ten professors of information systems, practical computer science, quantitative methods, business administration and law conduct research on interdisciplinary questions. Several hundred scientific assistants work at various partner institutions doing international as well as interdisciplinary research. Another important support for the research is the Advisory Board, which consists of several diverse companies. The Advisory Board ensures applicable and practical research by maintaining a permanent exchange and contacts with the industry. In addition, the ERCIS cooperates with several research partners at the University of Münster. A range of perspectives allows a unique multidisciplinarity.

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