DLD: Europe's Leading Digital Conference to be Held in Munich

    MUNICH, Germany, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - Europe's leading digital innovation
conference, DLD (Digital Life Design), is taking place from 25 to 27 January
2009 in Munich for the fifth year. Around 800 selected entrepreneurs, thinkers
and creative leaders from variety of sectors will gather at this synergy
exchange at the invitation of Hubert Burda Media. All panels at the English
speaking conference will also be broadcast on the DLD video portal
    The DLD conference title is "New Realities", and it is calling on its
international participants to formulate perspectives for the future of their
markets and sectors after an eventful year. Main topics will be among others
new business models, philanthrocapitalism, cloud computing, video networks,
internet politics, sustainability and diversity. The group of 80 speakers will
include successful entrepreneurs such as Rene Obermann (Deutsche Telekom),
Martin Halusa (Apax) and Abigail Disney (Daphne Foundation); thought leaders
such as Daniel Kahnemann (Nobel laureate for economics), Nassim Taleb (author
of "The Black Swan"), Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post) and Matthew Bishop
(author of "Philanthrocapitalism"), and creative stars such as Rem Koolhaas
(architect), Ross Lovegrove (designer), Fernando Sulichin (film producer) and
Michael Schindhelm (cultural manager).
    DLD co-founder Steffi Czerny explains the conference's approach: "DLD is
interdisciplinary, creating interfaces and networks catalysing people from the
most different worlds." Three days before the World Economic Forum in Davos,
DLD will effectively set the agenda for 2009, and it is attracting numerous
international guests to Europe. DLD co-founder Dr Marcel Reichart says: "DLD
offers an intensive networking platform for developing new models of thinking
and of business."
    All further information, the complete programme, videos of all the
discussions and the DLD documentary from last year can be found on

For further information:

For further information: Hubert Burda Media, Jonas Grashey,
jonas.grashey@burda.com, Phone: +49-89-92502575

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