Flavors of the Future 2019

    Explore the future of retail


    It is an exciting time in the world of retail and we’re looking forward to sharing it with you. This year, together with our partners and leaders in the industry, we are going to share with you the latest technology and trends in the food and large retail sector.

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    Monday 8 - Tuesday 9 April 2019
    Eindhoven, Netherlands

    Theme: Future of Retail


    Together with our partners and leaders in the industry we’re organizing an interactive program including first class speaker sessions, inspirational demos and flavorful catering and dinner.

    Get inspired by our speakers  

    Jeroen Van Dinther

    Jeroen van Dinther

    Retail Consulting Director
    Diebold Nixdorf

    Presentation: A flavor of store business intelligence
    Sonja Moosburger

    Sonja Moosburger

    Chief Operating Officer (COO)
    MediaMarktSaturn N3XT
    Presentation: Future customer experience in retail
    Pedro Roman

    Pedro Roman

    Retail Solutions Sales Lead EMEA
    Zebra Technologies

    Presentation: Innovations for personal shopping
    Bob Hutten

    Bob Hutten

    General Director
    Hutten


    Presentation: No waste


     
    Drs. Jochem Wolthuis

    Drs. Jochem Wolthuis

    Executive Director
    The Fresh Institute


    Presentation: Fresh connections with German retail to grow the fresh produce category together

    Jeroen van Dinther 

     
    Jeroen has been active in IT and the consultancy domain since 1990 when he started at Capgemini. He joined Wincor Nixdorf in 2010 and is currently active as Retail Consulting Director at Diebold Nixdorf. Jeroen is mainly active as a trusted advisor for retail customers that need and want to innovate. As a technology expert he is bridging the gap between business and technology by developing new solutions that address real business issues that use proven, as well as emerging, technologies. As a strong believer in open innovation, he leverages his creativity, professional network and passion for innovation to push the boundaries and achieve results beyond expectations.

    Sonja Moosburger

     
    Sonja Moosburger is COO of MediaMarktSaturn N3XT GmbH, a subsidiary of the biggest consumer electronics retailer in Europe with brands like Media Markt and Saturn. Since 2014, Sonja is testing new technologies such as robots and instore navigation with her team. She is also involved in the digitization of business models and processes as well as the related opportunities for the MediaMarktSaturn Group. Sonja worked in digitization and retail even before joining the MediaMarktSaturn Group. A graduate in business administration specializing in retail, her previous positions include management consultant at IBM Germany, where she focused on strategy consulting.

    Pedro Roman

     
    Leading and managing the business development and solutions sales teams across EMEA. Proving solutions to retailers to deliver a better shopping experience while optimizing and improving their efficiencies and productivities in operations.

    Bob Hutten

     
    Bob Hutten is General Director of culinary and hospitality service provider Hutten. With 2000 employees, Hutten is active in party catering, business catering, hospitality services, food service and food care. Hutten wants to be of significance. For each other and today's society, but certainly tomorrow’s too. Significant entrepreneurship goes without saying to Bob Hutten. He is the initiator of De Verspillingsfabriek (The Surplus Food Factory) where they produce tasty products like soups and sauces with residual flows of vegetables. Hutten also endeavours to offer people with a distance to the labor market a workplace. In his presentation he will show you that The Surplus Food Factory is one answer to show the world that it’s possible to reduce food waste. But is it the solution?

    Drs. Jochem Wolthuis

     
    Being the Initiator and Head of the Fresh Education Program for LEHManagement and suppliers of quality products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Wolthuis is a veteran in German-speaking cooperation consultation for retail. He has been reporting on the Dutch food market in German trade media for almost 20 years and has developed successful B2B and B2C campaigns for a large number of Dutch and German customers.

    Program

    Monday, 8 April 2019
    11:30 - 12:00
    Arrival and coffee
    12:00 – 12:10
    Official opening and welcome
    12:10 – 12:40
    A flavor of store business intelligence by Jeroen van Dinther - Diebold Nixdorf
    12:50 – 13:35
    Lunch
    13:45 - 14:05
    *Parallel sessions round 1
    14:10 - 14:30
    *Parallel sessions round 2
    14:40 - 15:10
    Future customer experience in retail by Sonja Moosburger - MediaMarktSaturn N3XT
    15:15 - 15:35
    *Parallel sessions round 3
    15:40 - 16:00
    *Parallel sessions round 4
    16:10 - 16:40
    Innovations for personal shopping by Pedro Roman- Zebra Technologies
    18:00 - 18:45
    Jumbo Foodmarkt Veghel store visit by Stephan Thijssen, Jumbo Formula management
    19:00 - 21:30
    Dinner
    22:00
    Hotel check in
    *Parallel sessions:
    Demonstration on how shopper convenience & engagement are enhanced with location based-marketing by Re-vision 
    Demonstration on how to flexibly design your store to created continuous impressive experiences 
    Demonstration on lighting design for retail experience 
    Demonstration on how staff & store efficiency are maximized by Diebold Nixdorf (featuring Zebra hardware)
    Tuesday, 9 April 2019
    08:45
    Opening & welcome
    09:00 - 09:30
    ''No waste'' presentation by Bob Hutten – Hutten
    09:35 - 10:05
    *Parallel sessions round 1
    10:10 - 10:40
    *Parallel sessions round 2
    10:40 - 11:00
    Refreshments
    11:00 – 11:30
    Fresh connections with German retail to grow the fresh produce category together by Drs. Jochem Wolthuis - The Fresh Institute
    11:35 - 12:05
    *Parallel sessions round 3
    12:10 - 12:40
    *Parallel sessions round 4
    12:50 - 14:00
    Lunch and official closing
    *Parallel sessions:
    Demonstration on how lighting allows optimal fresh food presentation & preservation 
    Demonstration on how stores are optimized with headquarters dashboard & analytics 
    Demonstration on Lifi 
    Tour through the Surplus Factory