IBCS Annual Conference on June 8, 2018

Exchange experience and design the Standards - join the IBCS® community at their Annual Conference on June 8, 2018 in London.

One Moorgate Place, London

The IBCS® Annual Conference 2018 will take place on June 8, 2018 at the

Chartered Accountants’ Hall

Headquarters to The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales at

One Moorgate Place
London, EC2R 6EA
United Kingdom


There are several hotels around One Moorgate Place. See on booking.com.


The conference fee per person is:

  • Regular: EUR 1,000
  • Members of the IBCS Association: EUR 900
  • IBCS® Certified Consultants: EUR 0 – included in certification fee

If multiple attendants of one company register at the same time, the second and any further person will benefit from a group discount of EUR 200 per person. Participants from countries with lower income can benefit from a discount of up to 50% on all fees.

Don’t miss the General Assembly of the IBCS Association along with a Get Together on the evening of June 7, 2018 at 7 pm.

Program of IBCS 2018

Moderation: Johannes von Mulert, IBCS Association

08:30 Check-in and coffee

09:00 Welcome and opening

Rolf Hichert, IBCS Association

09:05 Key note (tba)

10:00 Elevator pitches of IBCS® Sponsors 2018

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Parallel breakout sessions 1 and 2

11:45 Parallel breakout sessions 3 and 4

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Customer success story (tba)

14:00 Parallel breakout sessions 5 and 6

15:00 Coffee break

15:30 Summaries of breakout sessions

17:00 End of the conference


Topics of the parallel breakout sessions

Session 1: Consistent use of fills and labels when comparing to previous periods

Raphael Branger, IT-Logix and Beat Honegger, plus-IT

  • Application of light solid fills
  • Absolute vs relative labeling of time
  • Suggestion for IBCS® version 1.2

Session 2: How to broadcast IBCS® compliant reports?

Nico Licht, SAP

How to compile and publish messages in your company? Can BI tools become editorial systems and LOB representatives become Data Journalists, aiming to keep their audience informed about the current state of business?

Session 3: On KPI (measure) notation and related topics

Andrej Lapajne, Zebra BI

  • Measures/KPI coding
  • Time & structure dimension hierarchies
  • Value scaling
  • Orders of magnitude

Session 4: How to talk about IBCS to different groups of stakeholders?

Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner
Guest speaker: Xavier Subirats, Amsel Assessors

Session 5: Semantic notation of scale types


Session 6: Mission Roll Out - Company-wide roll out of a notation concept

Norbert Engelhardt, pmOne

  • Phases for the launch of a notation concept
  • Success factors for the company-wide roll out
  • Our recommendations

Participants (as of April 19, 2018)

Mohamed Abouyakob, JUGO, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
Steve Adams, Visual DJ Ltd., Birmingham (UK)
Felix Becker, Ernst & Young GmbH , Düsseldorf (DE)
Mathias Besser, HI-CHART GmbH, Berlin (DE)
Paul Boekhoorn, JUGO, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
Raphael Branger, IT-Logix AG, Bern (CH)
Peter Büschges, Partake Consulting GmbH, Meerbusch (DE)
Greg Davey, gdBI, Rapid Creek (AU)
Norbert Engelhardt, pmOne AG, Unterschleißheim (DE)
Jürgen Faisst, HICHERT+FAISST GmbH, Hilden (DE)
Michael Föry, Föry Consulting AG, Basel (CH)
Miriam Funke, ORAYLIS GmbH, Düsseldorf (DE)
Holger Gerhards, gmc² GmbH, Bonn (DE)
Holger Gerths, HI-CHART GmbH, Berlin (DE)
Simone Gerths, HI-CHART GmbH, Berlin (DE)
Michael Gill, Gill Business Intelligence GmbH, Mainz (DE)
Andreas Gutzeit, Windhoff Software Services GmbH, Gescher (DE)
Wolfgang Hackenberg, steercom GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
Rolf Hichert, HICHERT+FAISST GmbH, Hilden (DE)
Beat Honegger, plus-IT AG, Winterthur (CH)
Meinert Jacobsen, marancon GmbH, Bonn (DE)
Stefan Kersten, b.telligent GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg (DE)
Gunnar Knoch, Woodmark Consulting AG, Grasbrunn (DE)
Nadine Köchermann, fme AG, Braunschweig (DE)
Andrej Lapajne, Zebra BI d.o.o., Ljubljana (SI)
Ronald van Lent, JUGO vof, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
Nico Licht, SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG, Walldorf (DE)
Daniel Meier, ifb International AG, Zürich (CH)
Mladen Meter, Business Effectiveness Ltd., Zagreb (HR)
Marc Michel, msg systems ag, Ismaning (DE)
Florim Mjekiqi, Axians IT Solutions GmbH, Mannheim (DE)
Johannes von Mulert, IBCS Association, Kreuzlingen (CH)
Cornelia Neeser, Rödl & Partner, Berlin (DE)
Mehmet Pasali, Mercedes Benz Turkey, Istanbul (TR)
Tobias Piecha, blueforte GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
Sergi Pizarro, AMSEL Assessors S.L., Mataró (ES)
Alexander Pröm, IT-Logix AG, Zürich (CH)
Bernhard Puscha, scc EDV Beratung AG, Wien (AT)
Carlos Rodriguez, London (UK)
Jens Ropers, Controller Akademie AG, Wörthsee (DE)
Patrick Roeder, KI performance GmbH, Köln (DE)
Arne-Kristian Schulz, blueforte GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
Michael Schwan, HighCoordination Schweiz GmbH, Zürich (CH)
Tilo Sommerwerk, New Yorker GmbH, Braunschweig (DE)
Heinz Steiner, Trivadis AG, Glattbrugg (CH)
Matthias Storck, Ceteris AG, Berlin (DE)
Xavier Subirats, AMSEL Assessors S.L., Mataró (ES)
Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner Sp. z o.o., Warsaw (PL)
Stefan Utermark, HighCoordination GmbH, Radolfzell (DE)
Wilfried Weber, Ernst & Young GmbH, Eschborn (DE)
Christiane Wierich, Windhoff Software Services GmbH, Gescher (DE)
Viktoria Winkler, Braincourt GmbH, Leinfelden-Echterdingen (DE)
Markus Wolff, chartisan GmbH, Potsdam (DE)