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Dear All,

We are very happy to announce our next meetup “IoT & Blockchain in InsurTech” at Factory Berlin on 28th of November.

Agenda for the evening:

18.30 – 18.45 – Networking and drinks
18.45 – 18.50 – Welcoming words and introduction
18.50 – 19.00 – Presentation “IoT & Blockchain in Commercial Real Estate – state of the art” by Darina Onoprienko, Program Manager of Next Big Thing AG.
19.00 – 19.45 – Expert discussion “Business cases for IoT and blockchain in InsurTech” – Nicolas Konnerth, Project manager for deploy at Innovation Management; Karim Tarraf, Co-founder, and CEO at HawaDawa; Jasmin Skenderi, CTO at Next Big Thing AG.
Our panel discussion aims to reveal promising use cases of blockchain and IoT for the Insurance industry, exploring the limitations of current technologies and what opportunities will arise with technological improvements. The backgrounds of our panelists span multiple disciplines ensuring a breadth of industry insights covering the development of InsurTech, health, property, asset and environmental insurances, data models behind risk prediction, security implications, legislation and the implementation of high tech solutions in the real environment.

19.45 – 20.00 – Questions to panelists
20.00 – 20.45 – Networking and drinks


Who is this event for:

Insurance industry professionals and Innovation managers (property, health, environmental, asset etc), with a basic understanding of IoT & Blockchain technologies and interested in implementing innovative solutions/services based on these technologies.
Entrepreneurs or IoT/Hardware startups working in smart-building, interested in connecting to IoT and/or real estate industry experts.
Technology enthusiasts, IoT and blockchain developers interested in the application of these technologies.


Jasmin Skenderi, CTO at Next Big Thing AG. Jasmin is passionate IoT solutions developer and technologist with the strong devices development background of 12+ years. He worked on projects in major industries starting from the aerospace and military over classical industries up to the startups. He spent the last several years of his professional life on leading full device developments starting from the idea and ending with the market introduction. Jasmin strongly believes that blockchain technologies are going to change the way how the things interact and will help us to move faster towards the machine driven technology development.
Nicolas Konnerth, XXX at ERGO
– 2017 until today: Project manager for deploy at Innovation Management, ERGO Digital Ventures
Topics: International innovation, blockchain technology, chatbot and data management
– 2015 until 2017: Executive Assistant, ERGO International
– Business assistant to the executive responsible for central and eastern Europe
– International digitalization topics /-projects
– 2012 until 2015: IT-Strategy, ITERGO
– Co-Development of IT-Strategies and substrategies
– Projects and government of IT-Innovation management