Hosted workshops are designed to enable in-depth knowledge exchange and dialogue between attendees about innovation challenges of their interest and how to implement specific innovation practices in their firms.

 

Each workshop is attended by 160-200 innovation executives and includes:


Presentations by executive speakers and industry experts


Immersive roundtable discussions on selected topics


Informal networking breaks to build connections


workshops 2017

  • Workshops in Europe
  • Workshops in China
  • Workshops in USA

Digital Transformation Creating Value and Efficiencies with Digital Innovation – and Working with Digital Startups

Presentations by:
GE, Philips, TOTAL, Top Data Science

AGENDA OUTLINE

GE: Leveraging Digitization for Efficiencies & Service Innovation – and Tapping into the Digital Startup Ecosystem

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & Solutions in Digital Transformation (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Philips: Driving a New Innovation Paradigm with Digital Value Propositions

Fireside Chat: Experiences and Lessons Learned from Both Sides of a Corporate-Startup Partnership, with GE and Top Data Science

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

TOTAL: The Startup Studio: an Internal Unit and Process for Digital Innovation

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics of special interest

Tour of the GE Digital Foundry (upon registration)

Cultural Transformation Building Agile and Innovative Organizations

Presentations by:
GE, Ericsson, Telefonica, Agile Practitioners

AGENDA OUTLINE

GE: Aligning Culture to Drive Digital Transformation

Roundtable Discussion I: Critical Success Factors in Culture Transformation

Ericsson: Ways of Working in the #NetworkedSociety – The Mental Leaps @ Ericsson

Telefonica: Hacking Corporate Culture and Using Lean Startup for Agility

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest (culture, agile, lean startup, design thinking)

Agile Practitioners: Creating a Lean and Agile Enterprise

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics of special interest (culture, agile, lean startup, design thinking)

Front End & Design Thinking Using Foresight, Design Thinking, and Value Based Pricing to Guide Innovation

Presentations by:
HEINEKEN, Philips, Bosch, HPI School of Design Thinking

AGENDA OUTLINE

HEINEKEN: The Role of Foresight in Guiding Innovation Initiatives – and the Need for Centralization of Disruptive Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in front end innovation & design thinking (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

HPI School of Design Thinking: The Design Thinking Implementation Journey: From Applying Tools To Building an Innovation Culture

Philips: Cashing in on Innovation and Quantifying Value to Achieve “Return on Objective” for Customers

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Bosch: User Centered Innovation at Bosch: From User Experience to Design Thinking

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics

Drinks on the premises / Heineken Experience tour

Sustainable and Game Changing Innovation Distinctive Value Propositions & New Business Models for the Circular Economy

Presentations by:
TESLA, HEINEKEN, DSM, Prof. Peter Hopkinson

AGENDA OUTLINE

HEINEKEN: Can Large Corporations Contribute to Sustainable Innovation?

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in sustainable or game changing innovation (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Tesla: How Tesla Drives Disruptive Innovation Around its Sustainable Energy Mission

Peter Hopkinson (University of Bradford): Creating Value from Circular Economy Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest within sustainable or gamechanging innovation

DSM: Developing Products with a Positive Impact on Planet and People

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics (as above)

Drinks on the premises / Heineken experience tour

Disruptive Innovation and Digital Transformation Building, and Organizing for, New Business Models – and Leveraging Digital Technologies

Presentations by:
Nokia, Asia Pulp & Paper, Philips, Prof. Paddy Miller

AGENDA OUTLINE

NOKIA: Innovation at Nokia Shanghai Bell: End-to-End Process and Disruptive Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & Solutions in disruptive innovation & digital transformation

Paddy Miller (IESE Business School): The Five Elements of Disruptive Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

Asia Pulp & Paper: Using IP to Cope with Disruptive Innovation

Philips: Digital Innovation: Accelerating Breakthrough Innovations in HealthTech for the Chinese Market

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics of special interest

Drinks on the premises

Open Innovation & Startup Collaboration Supplier Enabled Innovation, Leveraging Startups for Innovation, and the Role of Trust

Presentations by:
Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, Asia Pulp & Paper

AGENDA OUTLINE

Unilever: The Five Pillars of Unilever’s Innovation Ecosystem in China

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of Special Interest in Open Innovation and Startup Collaboration

Johnson & Johnson: Driving Innovation Through Strategic Partnering and Supplier Enabled Ecosystems

Siemens: Siemens’ Experience in Open Innovation and Technology Scouting

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

Asia Pulp & Paper: Open Innovation Through Relationships of Trust with Inventors

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises

Ambidextrous Innovation Adapting the Organization, Processes, Culture, and KPIs to Build Radical Innovation Capabilities

Presentations by:
Evonik, DSM, Bosch, LEGO, SAP

AGENDA OUTLINE

Evonik: Ambidextrous Innovation: Creavis’ Approach to Strategic Innovation, People Development and External Startup Collaboration

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in ambidextrous innovation (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

DSM: Ambidextrous Organization and Processes: Red Box and Blue Box Teams and KPIs

Bosch: Three Kinds of Freedom: Heimat for Radical Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of special interest

LEGO: Radical Innovation Through Agile Experimentation

SAP: Creating a Service Center for Business Model Innovation and Fast-Track Experimentation

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Digital Business Models Connected Products and Services & Digital Value Propositions

Presentations by:
Evonik, Philips Lighting, Schneider Electric, Bosch, Dr. Chris Brauer

AGENDA OUTLINE

Evonik: Digital Business Models in a Traditional Industry – Opportunities and Organizational Solutions

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in digital business models (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Dr. Chris Brauer (Goldsmiths University of London): How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love your Digital Business Model

Philips Lighting: Leveraging IoT within the Lighting Industry: Creating New Business Models Together with Digital Players

Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of special interest Schneider Electric: Digitization Across Your Entire Ecosystem – From Every Touchpoint of Your Customers to Your Products, Infrastructure, Organization and People

Bosch: New Digital Business Models and Organizational Responses: The Case of Automotive

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Collaborative Innovation Culture Trust, Creativity, Teams and Working Across Silos

Presentations by:
3M, Volvo Group, Rolls-Royce, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg

AGENDA OUTLINE

3M: Nurturing a Culture of Collaborative Innovation Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in collaborative innovation culture (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Ulrich Weinberg (HPI School of Design Thinking): Network Thinking: The Creative Power of Teams!

Roundtable Discussion II: Choice of topics

Roundtable Discussion III: Choice of topics

Volvo Group: Building an Innovation Culture: The Need for Trust to Enable Change and Innovation – and Dexterity to Run Both Traditional Development and Exploration

Rolls-Royce: Nurturing an Innovation Culture in a Conservative Industry: The Role of Leadership

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Design and R&D Bridging Scientific Invention and Customer Needs Using a Design Thinking Approach and Mind-Set

Presentations by:
3M, Air Liquide, Nestlé, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg

AGENDA OUTLINE

3M: Design Inspires Design: Collaborative Creativity to Drive Value, Stimulate Growth and Ignite Change

Roundtable Discussion I: Sharing of practices for understanding and involving customers (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Ulrich Weinberg (HPI School of Design Thinking): Design Thinking: Understanding Complex Problems and Creating Meaningful Solutions

Air Liquide: Using Design Thinking and Lean Startup to Transform an Engineering-Oriented Culture

Roundtable Discussions II and III: Choice of topics

Nestlé: The Critical Need for Design Thinking in the Innovation Process – and the Demand for Designers to Embrace and Leverage New Technologies

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Startups and Hackathons for New Business Creation Leveraging Startups for Co-Creation – and Designing Hackathons or Makeathons

Presentations by:
P&G, Dow, E.ON, Siemens, BSH, BMW, Prof. Omar Mohout, Zyncd

AGENDA OUTLINE

P&G: InQbet – a New Way of Engaging in Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest within startup collaboration and hackathons (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Short Presentations and Panel on Startup Collaboration

Dow: Kissing Frogs: The Art of Finding Startups and Assessing the Proper Match from the Start

E.On: The :agile accelerator – Finding & Incubating Startups

Prof. Omar Mohout (Antwerp Management School) and Simon Schneider (CEO at Zyncd) will join the panel discussion.

Roundtable Discussion II: Choice of topics

Short Presentations and Panel on Hackathons & Makeathons

Siemens: How to Make a Success of Internal Hackathons

BSH: Hack the House: Leveraging Hackathons for Testing Solutions, Getting Fresh Ideas, and Positioning the Brand as Innovative

BMW: Agile Innovation – Designing a Makeathon to Focus on Internal Talent for the Age of Uncertainty

P&G: Andre Convents: Connect+Develop & Innovation

Drinks on the premises

Digital Innovation & New Business Models Embracing Digital Disruption and Building Capabilities for Business Model Innovation

Presentations by:
Bosch, Goodyear, Philips, GE Ventures, Prof. Mohanbir Sawhney

AGENDA OUTLINE

Bosch: Elements of Disruptive Innovation to Enable Digital Business

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in digital innovation & new business models (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Mohanbir Sawhney (Kellogg School of Management): Creating New Digital Business Models in Established Companies

Roundtable Discussion II: Digital business models across firms & industries, based on Prof. Sawhney’s framework

Plenary: Report out from roundtables, with Prof. Sawhney

Goodyear: Business Model Innovation in Practice

Philips: The Digital Accelerator: Supporting Digital Transformation Within Philips Businesses Using the Digital Transformation Roadmap

GE Ventures: Leveraging Startups for IoT Investments and Business Model Innovation – and the Role of GE’s Internal Accelerator

Joint Q&A and Panel

Big and Agile Nurturing a Culture of Entrepreneurship, Customer-Centricity, and Experimentation in Multinational Firms

Presentations by:
Amazon, GE, Microsoft, Dr. Jeff DeGraff

AGENDA OUTLINE

Amazon: The Best Place in the World to Fail: Amazon’s Culture of Purposeful Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of Special Interest (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

GE: Driving an Innovative Culture at GE

Microsoft: Building an Agile Culture that Scales

Roundtable Discussion II: Choice of topics

Dr. Jeff DeGraff (Ross School of Business): The Innovation Code: The Creative Power of Constructive Conflict

Drinks on the premises

Self-Disruption Business Model Innovation, Transformation, and Organizational Alignment

Presentations by:
Allianz, Fujifilm, BMW. GE

AGENDA OUTLINE

Allianz: Businesses Need More Than Luck to Cover Their Risks

Fujifilm: Surviving Disruption: How Fujifilm Redefined and Transformed Itself Ð While Also Repurposing Its Core Business

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in self disruption

BMW: Driving the Transformation of Mobility and Creating Innovation in Digital Business Models

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

GE: Industrial Disruption: The Hype, The Hope and The Hindrance

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics

Transformative Leadership Leadership for Driving Innovation, Transformation and Culture Change

Presentations by:
Allianz, Michelin, Emer. Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps

AGENDA OUTLINE

Allianz: Building an Innovation Culture in a Traditional Company

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in transformative leadership

Emer. Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps (IMD): Transformative Innovation Leadership

Roundtable Discussion II: Leadership for transformation and the role of differentiated leadership styles – building on the concepts introduced by Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps

Michelin: The Role of the CEO in Driving Transformation and Innovation – And the Work of the Incubator in Creating an Entrepreneurial Mind-set

Panel & Plenary Sharing: Plenary sharing of results from Roundtable Discussion II with Prof. Deschamps followed by panel discussion with all speakers

Design Thinking & Scouting for Startups Customer Centric Innovation and Rapid Prototyping; Finding Startups Through Accelerators and VCs

Presentations by:
BASF, Nestlé, GE, J&J

AGENDA OUTLINE

BASF: BASF R&D Asia Pacific: Utilization of Digitalization to Leverage Regional Innovation Capabilities for Asia Pacific and the World

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in design thinking and startup search & evaluation

Nestlé: A Consumer-Centric Approach to Innovation: Design Thinking, Ethnography and Rapid Prototyping

GE: Culture Change for Digital Transformation: Using FastWorks™ for Iterative, Accelerated and Customer Centric Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Johnson & Johnson: Partnering with Accelerators to Learn Methodologies for New Business Creation and Connect with Early Stage Startups

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Collaborative Business Model Innovation Partnering for Disruptive Innovation; Understanding Chinese Business Ecosystems

Presentations by:
BASF, Google, P&G, Air Liquide, Zhejiang University

AGENDA OUTLINE

BASF: Partnering for Joint Success – Examples and Lessons Learned from Different Collaboration Initiatives

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in collaborative business model innovation

Google: Using Partnerships to Drive Disruptive Innovation

Zhejiang University: Business Ecosystems in China: Best Practices from BATXL for Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

P&G: Connect + Develop: Finding the Right Partners and Building Long-Term, Win-Win Partnerships

Air Liquide: Leveraging Startups for Innovation: Taking a Systematic Scouting Approach and Connecting with Incubators in Asia

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Digital Innovation and Servitization Organizational Transformation for Digital Offerings and for Moving Beyond Products to Services

Presentations by:
EDF, Canon, GE Healthcare, Prof. Tim Baines

AGENDA OUTLINE

EDF: Organizing for Digital Innovation Across Businesses – And Building an Innovation Platform for the Internal and External Ecosystem

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in digital innovation or servitization (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Tim Baines, Aston Business School: Servitization: Embracing Services to Redefine the Future of Manufacturing

Canon: Creating Connected Services Beyond Hardware: Acquiring Startups, Attracting the Right People, and Adapting Internal Procedures

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics: 1) relevance and barriers to advanced services or 2) discussion questions on digital transformation

GE Healthcare: Transforming from Selling Hardware to Being a Digital Industrial Company: Aligning Organization, Processes and Culture

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Tour of EDF Innovation Labs

Breakthrough Innovation & Lean Startup Lean Startup and Organizational Approaches to Disruptive Innovation

Presentations by:
EDF, Thales Alenia Space, Evonik, CucinaBarilla

AGENDA OUTLINE

EDF: Approaches to Breakthrough Innovation: Trend Laboratories, Startup Collaboration, Coaching Teams and a Dedicated Process

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest – breakthrough innovation capabilities or lean startup

Thales Alenia Space: Building Capabilities for Disruptive Innovation and Creating a Culture of Intrapreneurship

Evonik: Approaches to Disruptive Innovation: Project Houses, Innovation Jams and Agile Processes

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

CucinaBarilla: How Back to the Future II Became Real: Organizational Approaches and the Role of Partnering in Disruptive Innovation

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Tour of EDF Innovation Labs

Startup Collaboration & Innovation in Ecosystems Working with an Ecosystem of Partners and Building Incubators/Accelerators for Startup Collaboration

Presentations by:
Daimler, Deutsche Telekom, Unilever, Airbus

AGENDA OUTLINE

Daimler: Startup Ecosystem: Startup Autobahn

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges and solutions in startup collaboration and using an ecosystem of partners for innovation

Deutsche Telekom: The Why and the How of Building an Incubator for External Startups

Unilever: Engaging with an Ecosystem of Partners for Innovation (title tbc)

Startup Marketplace

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Airbus: BizLab: A Hybrid Accelerator where Intrapreneurs Work Alongside External Entrepreneurs

Panel with startups and corporate speakers

Tour of ARENA2036

Digital Innovation, Startups, AI & Blockchain Digital Transformation, Leveraging the Digital Startup Ecosystem and Understanding AI and Cryptocurrency

Presentations by:
BP, Barclays, Unilever, Dr. Chris Brauer

AGENDA OUTLINE

BP: The Challenge of Digitising Heavy Metal

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges and solutions in digital transformation & leveraging emerging technologies

Dr. Chris Brauer (Goldsmiths University of London): Machine Relations: To Infinity and Beyond

Unilever: Digital Transformation using Corporate Venture Capital

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Barclays: The Impact of the Building Blocks of Cryptocurrency on Service Strategies and Internet Rules

Panel & Plenary Sharing

SUMMIT 2017

Copenhagen 7-9 November

The world’s largest gathering of innovation executives in large multinational firms, attended by:

  • 600corporate
    innovators
  • 250global
    firms
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