PETRA IV. - New Dimensions in Research and Applications


Start: 14.30h


Georg Dahm (Moderator)
Helmut Dosch (Chair of the Board of Directors, DESY)

Keynote lecture on PETRA IV Project
“Solving challenges for humankind: The new dimensions of PETRA IV”
Harald Reichert (PETRA IV Project Leader, DESY)

Moderated Panel Session: Life Science
Edith Heard (Director General, EMBL)
Stefan Hell (Director at both, Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen and Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2014)
Bernhard Hesse (CEO, Founder, Xploraytion GmbH)
Meytal Landau (Lead Scientist, DESY/CSSB and Professor, Technion, Israel)


Moderated Panel Session: Sustainable Materials
Bernd Hinrichsen (Manager Research, BASF AG)
Patrick Huber (Lead Scientist, DESY and Professor, Technische Universität Hamburg)
Dame Clare Grey (Geoffrey Moorhouse Gibson Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Körber European Science Prize 2021)
Simone Techert (Lead Scientist, DESY and Professor, University of Göttingen)

Talk on AI and Robotics and the future dimensions for PETRA IV
Harald Reichert (PETRA IV Project Leader, DESY)
Sami Haddadin (Executive Director, Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence, TU Munich, TUM)

Reflections and closing
Helmut Dosch (Chair of Board of Directors, DESY)

Video messages
Thomas Blatt (Principal Scientist, Beiersdorf AG)
Hauke Heekeren (President, Universität Hamburg)
Christiane Honisch (Senior Vice President Head of Diagnostics, Evotec)
Reimund Neugebauer (President of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft)
Blanche Schwappach-Pignataro (Dean Executive Board, Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf ,UKE)
Otmar D. Wiestler (President, Helmholtz Association)


Followed by an Evening Reception at Hamburg Town Hall, 18.30-20.00h

There will be a bus shuttle to the Town Hall.