October 2016
06:00 pm

Xing NEW WORK Sessions Düsseldorf Transformation – how NEW WORK changes companies

The NEW WORK sessions are Xing’s pioneering event series which use a mixture of formats – keynotes, sessions, workshops and discussions – to highlight best practices for the working world of tomorrow.

We’ve been partnering with this great event as it has toured around Germany, and this time we’re excited to bring a new group of inspiring speakers to Düsseldorf.

We’ll again be hosting a special IXDS NEW WORK Meetup on the night before the official event, on October 5th. Then we’ve also put together a breakout session in the main programme. Find out more about the speakers and themes below. We're looking forward to seeing you in Düsseldorf!

Want to come? We have free tickets!

Get in quick! We have a limited amount of free tickets to give away. If you're interested send your details to and we’ll let you know by the end of September who got in first.

Alternatively, to secure a spot, head to the XING website to register. 


We’re kicking things off with a prelude to the XING NEW WORK Sessions with a special NEW WORK Meetup. We want to give you a chance to get in the spirit of the event early with a night to meet, mingle, have a drink and join in a casual open discussion. We’ll have four lightening keynote talks and a panel discussion including:

The night is free, so come and join these great guests and our IXDS new work experts. Let us know you can make it by registering at the XING NEW WORK Sessions website

Date: Wednesday, October 5
Time: Doors Open 6pm  // Talks 7 – 8pm // Drinks & Networking 8pm – late 
Location: Design Offices Düsseldorf Kaiserteich, Elisabethstraße 11, 40217 Düsseldorf

Please note that the event will be in German. 


Under the theme ‘Transformation – how NEW WORK changes companies’, the XING NEW WORK Session will explore the many facets of the working world of tomorrow. A diverse range of speakers will address the impact of the digital revolution – both opportunities and challenges – and will provide individuals and companies with fresh thinking and new methods to help them embrace the exciting process of transformation. 

The day will start with a welcome from Marc-Sven Kopka, VP External Affairs, XING AG, and then a keynote talk by  Bodo Janssen, CEO and Founder, Upstalsboom

The programme continues throughout the day with a number of breakout sessions, networking opportunities and an evening programme. We're pleased to announce the following speakers will be part of the IXDS session (time TBA):

After networking and drinks, guests are invited to attend Filmfestival Futurale at Bambi Kino in Düsseldorf Stadtmitte, where the theme will be 'Work 4.0'. Please head to the XING page to see how you can attend and to view the overall event programme in detail. 

Please note that the event will be in German.

Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: Registration from 8:30am  // Sessions 9:15am – 4:50pm // 4:50pm – 5:30pm Drinks & Networking // Filmfestival Futurale 7:30pm – 9:20pm 
Location: Design Offices Düsseldorf Kaiserteich, Elisabethstraße 11, 40217 Düsseldorf