Event Highlights

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Highlights from 2019

ZEISS 2019 kick-off

Nearly 50 years after the first moon landing, the guests of the ZEISS 2019 kick-off were given a taste of the cosmos. Befitting to the view of the stars, the optics group had invited two pioneers of outer space into the ZEISS Forum: Dr. Sigmund Jähn, first German in outer space, and prof. Dr. Ulrich Walter, science astronaut.

Robert Schumann – Life, songs, music

The romantic composer Robert Schumann has created an extensive collection of songs. Reciter Lutz Görner, pianist Nadia Singer and the English tenor Edward Leach introduced themselves expressively, elegantly and virtuously. An event of the chamber music Forum Ba-Wü e.V.

Innovation Awards 2019

Every two years ZEISS celebrates innovative internal projects in five different categories with the Innovation Awards. The most innovative ideas from all segments, business-supporting functions and sales and service companies will be chosen by an external jury.

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OH! Heroes at the stove 2017

It was a special honor for the ZEISS Forum to be able to host the event "OH! Heroes at the stove", organized by the Opera Festival Heidenheim, Germany. The 120 guests were able to enjoy a live cooking show that was accompanied by opera music.

The 26th Aalen Jazz Fest 2017

Excellent Jazz is not only found on the big stages around the world. A first class program with a high caliber cast presented the 26th Aalen Jazz Fest, which counts among the ten biggest Jazz events in Germany. The ZEISS Forum was host to 3 concerts.

Carl Zeiss Nordics Dinner Party

As a triumphant finale for the end of the year and to celebrate a successful business year, the Scandinavian countries thought of something special for their employees. A smashing party with exquisite food continued by a dance in the ZEISS Forum!

ZEISS Colloquium

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Dr. Damian Borth attended the ZEISS Forum as a guest. In his speech entitled "Modern Artificial Intelligence: How Mechanical Neuronal Networks Learn and Think", he explained what artificial intelligence and associated topics like machine learning really mean.

European Outdoor Film Tour 17/18

Since its formation in 2001, the European Outdoor Film Tour presents hand-picked documentaries from fields like outdoor sports, adventure and travel. Stories from real people who brought their outdoor dreams to life and let the viewer participate in a completely unadorned manner.

ZEISS 2018 kick-off

During the kick-off event for the 2018 Initiative – "Rethinking Education" (Initiative 2018 – Bildung Neu Denken), the company also presented the MINT Awards to honor five projects by high school students, vocational trainees and university students. After this, Dr. Richard David Precht and prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke gave a talk on the topic of education.

Ludwig van Beethoven – his life and music

The young pianist Nadia Singer lights up the event together with the experienced speaker Lutz Görner. Together, the artists brought the composer Ludwig van Beethoven to life through word and music. An event of the chamber music Forum Ba-Wü e.V.

ZEISS Symposium 2018 Optics in the Quantum World

Around 300 international experts from the science and industrial sector came together at the ZEISS Symposium "Optics in the Quantum World" to discuss trends and new scientific findings in quantum technologies.

Technology Conference 2018

The technology conference for semiconductor manufacturing technology is an annual series of events for all development employees. They are informed about various main topics during poster sessions or lectures. Focus on networking and knowledge sharing.

Agade Quartett – WM Classix

The ensemble consists of members of the Essen Philharmonics and the Aalen conductor and physicist Gero Wittich. Pieces by Giacomo Puccini, Joseph Haydn, Antonin Dvorak and Johannes Brahms were part of the program. A brilliant concert.

Württemberg chamber choir – unknown circumstances

The most well-known love triangle in music history between Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms was explored. Choirmaster Dieter Kurz skillfully took advantage of his singers' dynamic possibilities. Chamber music Forum Ba-Wü e.V.