The discussions were led by Berkeley Lab Director Mike Witherell, along with the Lab’s Energy Conversion Group Leader Adam Weber, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences Jonathan Carter, and Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer Todd Pray.

The German delegation comprises:

Dr. Peter Tschentscher, President of the Bundesrat and First Mayor of Hamburg
Oliver Schramm, Consul General of Germany in San Francisco
Dr. Ute Rettler, State Secretary of the Bundesrat
Roland Willner, Director of the Senat, German Government
Christian Barrot, Acting President & Professor of Marketing and Innovation at Kühne Logistics University
Timo Bollerhey, CEO at H2Global / Hintco GmbH
Carlos Jahn, Head of the Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services and Director of the Institute for Maritime Logistics at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg.
Ragnar Kruse, Co-Founder & Managing Director of AI.Fund and AI.Hamburg and Co-Founder of AI.STARTUP.HUB and Transatlantic AI eXchange.
Petra Vorsteher, Founding Partner AI.FUND, Founding Partner AI.INVEST, Founder AI.HAMBURG
Jan Rispens, Managing Director, Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster
Marianne Stroehmann, Managing Director, Enterprise Industries, Google & Site Lead Hamburg.
Gesa Ziemer, Academic lead UNITAC; Director, CityScienceLab (with MIT Media Lab)
Dr. Beate Antonich, Senior Advisor for Science & Technology, German Consulate in San Francisco
Jan-Niklas Pries, Press Photographer, Head of Media Design Department & Editorial Photographer
Olivia Reinshagen-Hernández, Interpreter





photo of Mike Witherell greeting Peter Tschentsche