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The World’s Largest

gathering of innovation executives in large firms

Innovation Roundtable

summit 2020

Copenhagen 3-5 November


  • Presentations

    Learn from inspiring talks by 30 senior speakers and experts

  • Roundtable Discussions

    Share experiences with peers and gain valuable insights and ideas

  • Focus

    Select talks, discussions and labs across multiple innovation themes

  • Networking

    Connect with peers during discussions, breaks, lunches and dinners


A unique opportunity to network with innovation leaders in different industries


corporate innovators

Exclusive for innovation executives



Multinational firms from different industries


Eight themes

Tailor Your Summit Experience

  • #1

    Gamechanging Innovation and New Business Models

  • #2

    Agile Organization, Culture & Leadership for Innovation

  • #3

    Digital Innovation and Business Transformation

  • #4

    AI, Blockchain & Technology Foresighting

  • #5

    Startup Collaboration, Ecosystems and Open Innovation

  • #6

    Front End: Design Thinking and Portfolio Decisions

  • #7

    Innovation for Sustainability and Circular Economy

  • #8

    Innovation in China and Globalization of R&D

Speakers & Facilitators

Keynotes, track talks and labs by 30 senior speakers
from different industries and academic experts

all the speakers

An Innovation Event Unlike Any Other


Gathering of Innovation Executives from Large Multinational Firms


Roundtable Discussions and Labs Moderated by Experts


For Corporate Attendees Only. Over 25h of Informal Networking

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Immersive sessions with short presentations and group discussions facilitated by academic experts

all the labs

Create an Innovator’s Toolbox for Your Organization Using the Kickbox Approach

facilitator: Mark Randall

Psychological Safety: Leadership Principles & Culture to Support Experimentation by Embracing Failure

facilitator: Marcin Floryan

Peeling the Onion of AI Ethics: Machine Learning’s Difficult Trade-Offs

facilitator: David Weinberger

From Ad Hoc Foresighting to Using Strategic Radars, Scenarios, and Venturing to Inform Innovation

facilitator: René Rohrbeck
Aarhus University

Building Profitability into Value Propositions from the Concept Phase

facilitator: Daniel Cho

Applying Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile in Sequential Sprints to Create Innovative Solutions

facilitator: Nina Maldonado

Leading for Sustainable Innovation: Building a Culture of Collaboration and Effective Innovation

facilitator: Tammy Erickson
London Business School

The Rise of Innovation in China and Implications for Non-Chinese Companies

facilitator: George Yip
Imperial College Business School

The Failure-Value-Cycle: A Tool to Help Drive Experimentation, Engagement, Innovation, and Growth

facilitator: Mark Coopersmith
UC Berkeley

Three Keys to Effective Corporate Entrepreneurship

facilitator: Mark Coopersmith
UC Berkeley

Achieving Digital Maturity: Adapting Your Company to a Changing World

facilitator: Gerald C. Kane
Boston College – Carroll School of Management

Heartfulness: Enhancing Creativity through Meditation

facilitator: Chris Mills
The Heartfulness Institute USA

Who Is Attending

Exclusively for innovation executives in large multinational firms! The world’s largest gathering of its kind

Attending companies include:

  • 3M
  • Airbus
  • BASF
  • Bosch
  • Dow
  • DSM
  • Electrolux
  • Ericsson
  • Michelin
  • P&G
  • Philips
  • Shell
  • BMW
  • Continental
  • Danone
  • Daimler
  • General Motors
  • Huawei
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Mars
  • Samsung
  • Siemens
  • Tetra Pak
  • Thales
all the companies




Networking & Dinners

Over 25 hours dedicated to informal networking, including coffee breaks, lunches, and three dinners.

3 Nov: Pre-Summit Dinner

4 Nov: Buffet Networking Dinner (included)

5 Nov: Summit Dinner and Party

Info & Tickets

Museum of failure

Experience a selection from the famous collection of epic failed products from around world.

The pop-up exhibition showcases the risky business of innovation and celebrates the inevitable failures.


Discover selected startups and meet innovative entrepreneurs


Visit selected innovation spaces in Copenhagen, including a urban innovation hub, a maker space, a VR production house and much more…

Info & Registration

Innovation Roundtable®

Copenhagen, 3 - 5 November 2020