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Digital Media Preview on December 3, 2021

This was our Digital Media Preview


An exciting panel with speakers from the mobility sector, Messe Berlin and the German Bus and Coach Operators‘ Association gave insights into the topics and trends of BUS2BUS 2022 at the Digital Media Preview on 3 December.

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Laura Abbate

Laura Abbate

Product Design & User Experience Strategy, White Octopus GmbH

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Dr. Stefan Carsten

Dr. Stefan Carsten

Urban Geographer amd Futurologist

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Dr Kai Kottenstede

Dr Kai Kottenstede

Deputy Spokesman, Messe Berlin GmbH

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Kerstin Kube-Erkens

Kerstin Kube-Erkens

Senior Product Manager BUS2BUS, Messe Berlin GmbH

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Christiane Leonard

Christiane Leonard

Chief Executive, German Bus and Coach Operators‘ Association (bdo)

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Kai Kottenstede is deputy spokesman for the Messe Berlin Group. Previously, he was a communications consultant in Berlin and Shanghai and worked for the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment. In 2016, he accompanied the launch of car2go in Chongqing, China, as a PR consultant.

Christiane Leonard has been a member of the Presidium of the IRU Geneva (International Road Union) since January 2018 and has served as vice-president for passenger transport there since January 2016. She is currently the managing director of the Federal Association of German Bus and Coach Operators. Christiane previously served as the deputy chief executive and worked as a legal advisor at the Berlin-Brandenburg Haulage Trade Guild. Christiane is a lawyer specialiszing in administrative law. She completed her first state law examination at the University of Osnabrück and her second at the Higher Regional Court of Hamm.

Laura Abbate is a product designer with a focus on user experience at the Berlin-based strategy and design consultancy White Octopus GmbH.

Her focus is on the development and validation of user-centred products and services in the field of mobility. White Octopus GmbH supports mobility service providers, car manufacturers, real estate developers and public agencies in the user-centred development, validation and market launch of new products and services.

Kerstin Kube-Erkens works for Messe Berlin, one of the largest trade exhibition companies in Germany. She received her degree in business administration from the University of Westminster in London and the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. She started her career as a regional sales director at Elf Oil Deutschland GmbH (now Total). As a product architect, Kerstin focuses on new product ideas for Messe Berlin, conducts market assessments, and develops business cases in a national and international context. She is especially interested in interdisciplinary work and knowledge transfer.

Dr Stefan Carsten is an urban geographer and futurologist. He has been working on the triad of future, city and mobility for 25 years. He was a project manager in futurology at Daimler AG in Berlin, where he was responsible for the development of new mobility services, among other things, as well as a visiting professor at the HBK Braunschweig, in the Institute for Transportation Design. Since 2019, he has been cooperating with the Zukunftsinstitut in Frankfurt am Main, where he publishes the Mobility Report, among other things. He is currently an advisory board member of the Federal Ministry of Transport for the modernization of public transport, the IAA Mobility in Munich and the Radbahn in Berlin.

Dr Stefan Carsten is curator of the Future Forum program at BUS2BUS.