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Digitale Leute - Build Better Products.
Cologne - November 15 + 16, 2022
1500+ Attendees
50+ Speaker
50+ Sessions
2 Days

Germany’s leading conference at the intersection of Tech, UX & Product

We believe that software product people are the ones that create the future. Successful digital products are developed by teams at the intersection of tech, design & business. Digitale Leute Summit is the only networking- and professional education event for Software Engineers, Designers, Product- and Digital Managers that focuses on the cross-functional aspects of digital product development.

In two days, you learn from top-notch international speakers how to successfully build better digital products. Get deep insights into the tools, tactics, and methods of professionals developing digital products in large-scale environments. Learn how these individuals and organizations find unique solutions to their digital challenges and get pragmatic advice for your daily work.

November 15th – Pre-Conference Day

  • 5 hands-on full-day Expert Workshops
  • Official DL Summit Reception for all Summit ticket holders

November 16th – Conference Day

  • Palladium and E-Werk Cologne
  • 50+ top-notch international speakers
  • Interviews, Talks, Panels, Tech Demos, Masterclasses
  • 30+ exhibitors at DL Lounge Area
  • Social Hours & Evening Drinks

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Christina Lange

Domain Owner Product Coaching at METRO.digital.

Timo Sturm

Senior Product Manager at HubSpot and former VP Product at Jodel.

Dr. Ruth Janning

Head of Data Science at OBI next and former Director of Engineering at real.digital.

Johannes Mainusch

CTO at kommitment and former VP at XING. Held CTO roles at Otto GmbH and Deutsche Post.

David Behlich

Head of Product at Otto GmbH. Held roles at SAP and Arvato Systems.

Dr. Alexander Borek

Head of Data Analytics at Zalando and former Global Head of Data, Analytics & AI at Volkswagen.

Stephanie Neill

VP Product - Monetization at Twitch. Held roles at Lions Gate, The New York Times and IAC.

Janelle Ward

Founder, Principal Consultant at Janelle Ward Insights and former UX Research Lead at Takeaway.com.

Peter Minev

CTO at Clark. Held roles at SAP and VMware.

Tamer El-Hawari

CPO at Project A Ventures and former Product Manager at Rocket Internet.

Dr. Larysa Visengeriyeva

Senior Consultant at INNOQ.

Sarah Reeves

Product Operations Manager at StepStone and former Developer at BBC.

Arne Kittler

CPO at facelift and former VP Product at XING.

Guillaume Vaslin

CEO, Strategic Designer at ENNO Studio GmbH.

Nico Wilfer

Chief Product Officer at FAZ and former Senior Product Manager at Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Frederik Vosberg

Head of Innovation Consulting at tarent solutions GmbH.

Dr. Reiner Kraft

Founder of The Mindful Leader and former VP Engineering at Zalando.

Daniel Knott

Head of Software Testing at MaibornWolff GmbH and former Senior Product Manager at Xing.

Alexander Hüsing

Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief at deutsche-startups.de.

Benedikt Stemmildt

CTO at Blume2000 and former Lead Software Architect at Breuninger.



Lounge Ticket 49€
Access our new Lounge Area - better than an Expo!

With our new ticket category, you get access to our Product-Led-Growth Stage, Tech Demo Stages, and Partner Lounges - this way, you can enjoy the unique Summit atmosphere and engage with speakers and our partners.

What's included: Access to our Product-Led-Growth Stage and 2 Tech Demo Stages Lounge Area with all Partner Lounges and Art@Tech installations Official DL Summit Reception on Nov 15th, 2022 No access to the 3 conference stages No access to the workshops on Nov 15th, 2022
Conference Ticket 499€
Full Conference Access

During the Summit, you will get valuable insights and learn about tools, tactics, and methods from our top-notch international speakers. No matter which aspect of digital product development is part of your work - you will take away great inspiration and new ideas!

What's included: All features of the Lounge Ticket Access to our 3 Main Conference Stages Full-Day Catering - three meals and unlimited drinks! No access to the workshops on Nov 15th, 2022

Prices will increase on August 15th, 2022

Workshop Ticket 599€
Full-Day Deep Dive

Our workshops on our Pre-Conference Day (Nov 15th) are hands-on expert sessions with a high degree of interaction. We plan five parallel running workshops, covering topics relevant for all digital professionals working in cross-functional teams.

What's included: Access to one Full-Day Workshop Catering (light breakfast, lunch, drinks) Official DL Summit Reception on the Nov 15th, 2022 No access to the conference on Nov 16th, 2022
Expert Ticket 899€
The complete Package

You can join one of our full-day workshops on the Pre-Conference-Day and the official conference with this ticket. In two days, you learn from top-notch international speakers and coaches how to build better digital products successfully.

What's included: All features of the Workshop Ticket All features of the Conference Ticket

Prices will increase on August 15th, 2022

Bring your Team! Buy 4 get 5 for 2.359€

Bring your team and save some money! With our team package, you get 5 conference tickets for the price of four. You and your colleagues get access to all parts and locations of the Digitale Leute Summit and can engage with our speakers and partners throughout the day. You can select this option in the Conference Ticket checkout.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our ticket options. Volunteers can get a free ticket in exchange for a few hours of work at our DL Summit. Contact us!

Palladium & E-Werk, Cologne

The Summit will take place on day two in the historic mechanical engineering factory, Palladium in Cologne's vibrant quarter Schanzenviertel and the E-Werk, a charming historical industrial building with a unique and beautiful atmosphere. Our new Main Stage will be located in the E-Werk. The other five stages will be at the Palladium. One big stage and our partner lounge area are located in the Palladium main hall usually used for international concerts. Our Tech Demos will take place at the gallery in the main hall. The side hall houses stages two and three.

Palladium & E-Werk
Schanzenstraße 36/37
51063 Cologne
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