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Digitale Leute - Build Better Products.
Cologne - November 7/8th, 2023
1500+ Attendees
50+ Speaker
50+ Sessions
2 Days

Germany’s leading conference at the intersection of Engineering, UX/Design & 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 Engineering, Product, UX/Design & Business. Digitale Leute Summit is the only cross-functional professional education and networking event focused on software product development.

In two days, Software Engineers, UX-Designers, Product- and Digital Managers learn how to develop better software products from international speakers. 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 07th – Pre-Conference Day

  • Hands-on full-day Expert Workshops
  • Speaker’s Dinner

November 08th – Conference Day

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

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Day 1 – November 07th


9:00AM to 5:00PM @STARTPLATZ, Mediapark Cologne

Our full-day workshops are hands-on expert sessions with a high level of interaction. We are planning four simultaneous workshops covering topics relevant to everyone working in cross-functional teams.

Speaker's Dinner

7:00PM to 22:00AM @Palladium, Cologne

We are hosting a networking event for our speakers and invite our partners exclusively to the evening.


Day 2 – November 08th – 9AM to midnight @Palladium, Cologne

Talks and Interviews

In talks and interviews, international experts give insights in their daily work in interdisciplinary teams. The audience will learn first-hand which tools and tactics can be used to develop better digital products.

Tech Demos

The tool stack for people from Product, Engineering and UX Design has grown exponentially. In a dedicated 40-minute Tech Demo, software product companies will show how to efficiently use their software tool in your daily workflows.

Job and Company Presentations

Our partners will present their company and job vacancies to you, our tech community at the dedicated Talent Stage.

DL Partner Lounge Area

In two designated areas, our partners will present products, services and/or job offers in their lounges to you. You can stroll through the areas and discover new exciting companies or make an appointment in advance via our conference app.

Social Hours & Evening Drinks

To wrap up a perfect day, we offer all attendees the chance to network and connect in a laid-back atmosphere over drinks and snacks after the official agenda.

Palladium, Cologne

In 2023, we will again welcome you to the Palladium in Cologne for the 6th Digitale Leute Summit. Located in Cologne’s upcoming tech hub, „Schanzenviertel“, this iconic industrial building will invite you to enjoy a unique and vibrant DL Summit atmosphere — On roundabout 3.500 m², you can immerse yourself in our stages, including our Conference Stages and the Tech Demo Stage in the gallery. Additionally, we will integrate a Talent Stage where you can meet our official partners and learn about their job vacancies. Do you want to make contact with interesting companies and your potential future employers at the conference? No problem! Visit our partner booths in the Lounge Area and enjoy friendly conversations with fellow attendees.

Schanzenstraße 36