6th PasDaS, Passau - 11th - 12th April 2024

New Data Management Conceptsas a Foundation for SustainableValue Chains

Where Business meets Science

PasDaS 2024 – 11th - 12th April | Passau

About PasDaS

The 5th Passau Data Science Summit 2023 was a resounding success.
We look back on two eventful days packed with interesting lectures under the guiding motto “New Data Management Concepts as a Foundation for Sustainable Value Chains”.

We hope you had a memorable experience at PasDaS 2023 with speakers from Schott AG, BioNTech SE, PAYBACK GmbH, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, and many more! If you couldn’t make it—and are now even more inquisitive about the latest developments at the interface between business and science—we have good news:

In 2024, the unique Data Science Summit in Passau will take place again! Stay tuned for exclusive expert talks, deep dives and an outstanding evening event.

Follow us on LinkedIn to get all the updates around PasDaS 2024 and secure a free ticket as soon as registrations start.

Read the full story of PasDaS 2023 in this article by the Passauer Neue Presse.


University of Passau
Innstraße 31, D-94032 Passau


11th – 12th April 2024

Voices of PasDaS

Watch the video where top industry experts share their opinions about PasDaS 2022 and discover the event highlights of this year’s edition firsthand from our speakers.

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Agenda 2023

Day 1

Thursday | March 30th 2023

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 - 09:30

Welcome and Opening Speech

09:30 - 10:00

Speechesa.o. from PAYBACK GmbH, SCHOTT AG, University of Passau, McKinsey & Company, Atlantic Ventures, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, BioNTech SE

10:00 - 17:30

Deep DiveOne Data GmbHPAYBACK GmbH

12:00 - 15:30

Networkingand common conclusion

17:30 - 19:00

Exclusive Evening Eventat Restaurant Oberhaus above the roofs of Passau

19:00 - Open End

Day 2

Friday | March 31st 2023

Welcome Coffee | PasDaS

09:30 - 10:00

Speeches | PasDaSa.o. from HARMAN Becker Automotive Systems GmbH, Hamberger Flooring GmbH & Co. KG,  thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Biztory GmbH & Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

10:00 - 13:30

Wrap-up | PasDaS

13:30 - 13:45

Lunch & Networking | PasDaS

13:45 - 15:00

End of event | PasDaS


Registration & Welcome | CAROLL

08:30 - 09:10

Presentations | CAROLLa.o. from University of Turin, University of Malta, University of Waterloo, University of Groningen

10:05 - 16:30

Panel Discussion | CAROLL

15:30 - 16:30

Conclusion & Wrap-up | CAROLL

16:30 - 17:00

Here we have our great speakers for you:

Many thanks to our Speakers 2023

Martin Kemmer

Head of Development & Innovation, SCHOTT AG

Maximizing Manufacturing Efficiency through Data Mesh: The Benefits of a Decentralized Data Architecture

Dr. Sebastian Kerkhoff

Senior Expert and Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

How Generative AI Will Transform Our Business and Impact Our Talent Strategy

Dr. Sierk Pötting

COO, BioNTech SE

The Future of Data-Driven Individualized Medicine

Dr. Sebastian Wernicke

Chief Data Scientist, One Data GmbH

Connecting Data Silos with AI: Supercharge the Data Mesh

Thomas Frei

Vice President Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning, HARMAN Becker Automotive Systems GmbH

Shortage Management – How to Leverage Data to Overcome Global Supply Chain Challenges in the Automotive Industry (held in German)

Laura Traverso

Principal Al Solution Architect, One Data GmbH

One Data Cartography – (Data-)Productize Your Business

Simon Dürr

Project Manager, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

How Do We Bring Horsepower to the Road with Data-Driven Processes? (held in German)

Manuel Henk

Planner sales order control, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

How Do We Bring Horsepower to the Road with Data-Driven Processes? (held in German)

Norbert Wirth

Global VP Data, PAYBACK GmbH

Mesh not Mash

Dr. Till Keyling

Team Lead Software Engineering Data Science, PAYBACK GmbH

Mesh not Mash

Dr. Jelena Mitrović

Head of AI junior research group CAROLL, University of Passau

CAROLL Workshop

Prof. Dr. Steffen Herbold

Chairholder for AI Engineering, University of Passau

Domain-specific Large-Language-Models

Prof. Dr. Florian Lemmerich

Professorship for Applied Machine Learning, University of Passau

Exceptional Model Mining and Machine Learning

Prof. Dr. Michael Granitzer

Chairholder for Data Science, University of Passau


Wolfang Meißner

Head of Customer Operation Automotive, thyssenkrupp AG

Optimized Article Control – Reducing Costs Through Proactive Shortage Management for Automotive Customers

Dieter Grossmann

Head of Enterprise Platforms & Data Intelligence, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe

Free Your Data – Get Knowledge (held in German)

Dr. Markus Müller

Country Manager DACH, Biztory GmbH

The Modern Data Stack – Influences and Pitfalls along a Data-Driven Value Chain

Damien Arazi

Senior Analytics Consultant & DACH Team Lead, Biztory GmbH

The Modern Data Stack – Influences and Pitfalls along a Data-Driven Value Chain

Michael Paringer

Managing Director Technology, Hamberger Flooring GmbH & Co. KG

AI-based Demand Forecasting: Holistic Planning and Optimization of the Entire Supply Chain

Richard Lehmuth

Head of Production Planning, Hamberger Flooring GmbH & Co. KG

AI-based Demand Forecasting: Holistic Planning and Optimization of the Entire Supply Chain

Dr. Stefan Roskos

Managing Director, One Data GmbH

Wrap Up

Dr. Carlo Velten

Founder & Managing Partner, Atlantic Ventures GmbH

Turn Data into Products – Opportunities and Challenges on the Way to Data Business (held in German)

Dr. Andreas Böhm

Founder & Managing Director, One Data GmbH

Prof. Dr. Harald Kosch

Vicepresident, University of Passau

Welcome Speech

Dr. Alexander Wunderle

Manager Data Science, SIEGER Consulting GmbH

Data Science – From Theory to Practice

Jennifer Reida

Senior Consultant, SIEGER Consulting GmbH

Data Science – From Theory to Practice

The University of Passau offered the following workshop on the second day of the event:

CAROLL Workshop

The Computational Rhetoric in Social Media and Law workshop (CAROLL for short) was organized by the NLP Research Group CAROLL at the University of Passau, led by Dr. Jelena Mitrović.

We look back at by talks by renowned NLP scientists on hot topics such as hate speech detection, rhetorical figure modeling and detection, legal NLP, and more. Find out more about the CAROLL group here.

David Herel

PhD student, Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics

Preserving Semantics in Textual Adversarial Attacks

Randy Allen Harris

Professor English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo

Human-like linguistic generalizations, emergent syntax, and rhetorical figuration

Stavros Assimakopoulos

Associate Professor, Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology University of Malta

Hate speech and social media: Challenges with obtaining gold-standard annotations

Dr. Tommaso Caselli

Senior Assistant Professor Computational Semantics, University of Groningen

Mitigating Information Disorders with NLP

Valerio Basile

Assistant Professor, University of Turin

The Perspectivist Approach to Natural Language Processing

Yetian Wang

PhD Candidate Computer Science, University of Waterloo

The Ploke Ontology: An Ontology for Rhetorical Figure of Lexical Repetition

Prof. Dr. Karoline Reinhardt

Professor of Applied Ethics, University of Passau

Ethics in AI

A few words about

PasDaS 2023

In addition to exciting insights into the theory and practical aspects of data science and AI, the speakers and participants had plenty of time to network over food prepared with local, sustainable ingredients.

Our personal highlight: The evening event at Restaurant Oberhaus above the rooftops of Passau, with fantastic food, cool drinks and live music.
PasDaS 2023 was everything we wanted it to be – which is why we’re all the more excited about next year’s event.


University of Passau
Innstraße 31, D-94032 Passau

The event is taking place at the famous University of Passau, which is internationally renowned for its outstanding research. The university enjoys a great reputation as a center of academia in the heart of Europe, and it is one of the top 20 percent of all universities worldwide. The event benefits in particular from its cooperation with the Chair of Data Science, which is one of the first Data Science departments in Germany conducting innovative research at the interface of AI and data science.
Further information on the event location and travel options can be found HERE.

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Impressions 2023

Interested?Register today and secure your placeat the 5th PasDaS 2023 in Passau!

Registration for this event is closed. We look forward to seeing you at the next PasDaS 2024.

The event is aimed at decision-makers and experts from the fields of data science and artificial intelligence.

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