Review 2019


10:10-10:50Keynote: The Potential of artificial intelligence in development cooperation
Prof. Dr. Michael Guckert, TH Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences
10:50-11:20Live-presentation WINPACCS
Employees of mbi GmbH
11:20-11:45Coffee break & live demonstrations at our info booths
11:45-12:30Workshop block I
Various workshops and speakers
12:30-13:30Lunch break
13:30-14:15Workshop block II
Various workshops and speakers
14:15-14:30Coffee break & live demonstrations at our info booths
14:30-15:15Workshop block III
Various workshops and speakers
15:15-15:30Conclusion (plenary)
15:30 onwardsOpen end, networking



Block I (11:45-12:30)

No Title Language


Project planning and monitoring
Newly developed

Discover the new functional area in WINPACCS in "Project planning and monitoring" in this workshop. Learn how WINPACCS can enhance your project planning by creating Logframes and GANTT diagrams and all about the extensive functions it offers for impact monitoring.
Michael Bork, mbi GmbH



Overview of WINPACCS

Are you interested in learning about key WINPACCS functions? Then this is the workshop for you! Gain an insight into its primary functions in an interesting live demonstration and discover how WINPACCS supports the workflows in aid organisations.
Robert Ender, mbi GmbH



WINPACCS and Company accounting

In this workshop, discover how WINPACCS automatically exchanges project accounting data with your company accounting. Learn how a consulting company uses the current version of the Interface to company accounting and how easy set-up is.
Peter Guz, AHT and André Scharmann, mbi GmbH


Block II (13:30-14:15)

No Title Language


Project controlling and billing in WINPACCS Cloud

Learn about the new Project controlling and billing function in WINPACCS Cloud. Discover how to create and edit even complex analyses quickly and easily on your screen. You’ll be impressed by the variety of information and functions available in the new Project controlling and the range of analyses they can produce.
Michael Bork, mbi GmbH



Successfully launching WINPACCS in local offices and projects

In this workshop, a consulting company executive will explain how WINPACCS can be successfully introduced into local structures. Learn about best practices and methods and how to train and prepare users on site to use WINPACCS efficiently.
Thomas Kempff, GOPA Group



Live demonstration of Project accounting

This workshop offers an overview of WINPACCS Accounting 4.2. In a live demonstration you’ll gain a 360° view of this latest version of WINPACCS Project accounting. Take this opportunity to ask your specific questions and discuss your requirements with our experts.
André Scharmann, mbi GmbH


Block III (14:30-15:15)

No Title Language


Managing digital vouchers with WINPACCS

This workshop will highlight the enormous potential for maximising efficiency, which the Digital voucher management offers for development cooperation organisations. In a live demonstration explore how vouchers can be easily entered into on-site systems, their secure storage in WINPACCS Cloud and the option of viewing the digital vouchers for your financial data – any place, any time.
André Scharmann and Tobias Eckhardt, mbi GmbH



Document management in WINPACCS
Newly developed

With WINPACCS Cloud 2019.03 version – available from Autumn 2019 – WINPACCS will offer the option of linking documents with project master data, project fundings, partners, donors and many other areas in WINPACCS. The documents can either be stored directly in WINPACCS Cloud or in an external Document Management System. Explore the new functionality in this workshop.
Martin Bork, mbi GmbH



Case study: WINPACCS at an NGO

Are you interested in how WINPACCS is employed in practice at an NGO? Then this is the workshop for you! Find out which groups of people at DAHW German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association are working with WINPACCS, and how it supports internal tasks and processes. Listen to the story of a well-known NGO using WINPACCS and ask your questions.
Chantal Menjivar-White, DAHW




Practical Computer Science, Business Informatics
TH Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences


Managing Director
mbi GmbH


Head of Finance and Controlling
GOPA Consulting Group


Head of Quality Assurance
mbi GmbH


Specialist in Finance and Project Controlling
Deutsche Lepra- und Tuberkulosehilfe e.V. (DAHW)


Project Controller


Head of Consulting and Training
mbi GmbH


Head of Conceptual Design
mbi GmbH


Head of Documentation
mbi GmbH


Located in the heart of the state Hessen in central Germany, Wetzlar straddles the river Lahn a mere 30 miles north of Frankfurt. Having been an economic and cultural hub of the region since medieval times, it is now most famous for its optics industry and its association with German national poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. With a population of just over 50,000 people, Wetzlar remains a favourite among visitors attracted not just by its historic old town and cathedral, but also its beautiful surroundings along the Lahn valley.
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The WINPACCS Symposium will take place in the conference rooms of Wetzlarer Hof hotel and the nearby town hall Stadthalle. With its stunning view of the old town and inviting atmosphere, this venue is the perfect place to host the classic WINPACCS event. Bright rooms, modern equipment and the unique location are sure to make this a memorable day for all participants.

Find out more about Hotel Wetzlarer Hof and Stadthalle Wetzlar.


The WINPACCS Symposium will take place in the conference suite of the Hotel Wetzlarer Hof and Wetzlar Town Hall (Stadthalle Wetzlar, Brühlsbachstraße 2b in 35578 Wetzlar).