Global Open Innovation Summit
28-29

September 2017

Spain

Barcelona

Hotel Occidental Atenea Mar

Paseo García Faria 37-47, 08019

About Summit

We are pleased to invite you to the Global Open Innovation Summit scheduled for September 28th – 29th, 2017 in Barcelona. This premier B2B event will enable the participants to learn about the global transition to Open Innovation 2.0. This Summit brings together experts from varied professions, organisations and industries that have embraced Open Innovation (OI). Besides best practice sharing, this event offers a valuable opportunity for networking and partnering with businesses of diverse sizes and types. The conference covers a wide spectrum...

We are pleased to invite you to the Global Open Innovation Summit scheduled for September 28th – 29th, 2017 in Barcelona. This premier B2B event will enable the participants to learn about the global transition to Open Innovation 2.0. This Summit brings together experts from varied professions, organisations and industries that have embraced Open Innovation (OI). Besides best practice sharing, this event offers a valuable opportunity for networking and partnering with businesses of diverse sizes and types. The conference covers a wide spectrum of topics including: successful strategies for implementing OI into the workplace; creating mechanisms for collaboration across industries; new ways of engaging customers and employees through OI; and effective methods for translating innovation into a usable cutting-edge technology. The participants will also have the chance to learn about the most suitable business models for OI; get a peek into the world of technology scouts; and learn about the latest trends in procurement, R&D investment and design thinking. It is an honour and a privilege to invite you to participate in this Summit. We look forward to welcoming you in Barcelona, this coming September!

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Who Should Attend

Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Department Heads, Leaders and Managers specialising in:

  • R&D
  • Innovation Sourcing
  • Front-End Innovation
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Cultural Management
  • Digital Business Models
  • Strategy and Alliances
  • Technology Scouting
  • HR
  • Procurement
  • Startups
  • Knowledge Management
  • Blockchain
  • IoT/Cloud Computing
  • R&D Investment
  • Open Innovation
  • External Innovation
  • Organisational Development
  • Ecosystem Development
  • Portfolio Management
  • Product Development
  • Design Thinking
  • Supply chain
  • M&A
  • Customer Experience
  • Business Development
  • Business Analytics
Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit

Suitable strategies for integrating Open Innovation (OI) into the organization
Open Innovation 360: Collaboration models, cultural management and IP rights
Approaches to strategic R&D investments and OI
Redefining business models through OI
Operational possibilities with Blockchain technologies
Reinventing the procurement function in innovation ecosystems
People driven OI: Human-centric models for enhancing engagement
How to use behavioural science and design thinking to engage customers into co-innovation
Open Innovation for designers: Adopting the entrepreneurial mindset
Startup ecosystems, crowd-innovation, and intrapreneurship
Introduction to ecosystems and platforms to steer ideation
Creating thriving open source communities
Exceling at developing technology through OI
The art of technology scouting
Speakers
John Palfreyman, UK

Consultant & Former Director, Blockchain

IBM

Luis Allo, CH

Global Director Innovation Sourcing

Johnson & Johnson

Dr. Tom Kavassalis, CAN

Vice President, Strategy & Alliances Research & Product Development

Xerox Corporation

Dr. Jörg Knäblein, DE

Technology Scouting

Bayer AG

Nicolas Bry, FR

Chief Innovation Officer

Chief Innovation Officer

Christian Saclier, CH

Global Head of Industrial Design

Nestlé S.A.

François Dufour, FR

Business Development & Communication Director

Orange Startup Ecosystem

Aileen Smith, UK

Head of Ecosystem Development

Huawei SPO Lab

Alessandro Zedda, FR

Former Vice President of R&D

A2Z Innovation Consulting

Goran Cangl, USA

Head of Ecosystem Steering

Nokia

Jordi Rafols, ES

CEO

Innoget

Patrice Duboé, FR

Innovation VP, CTO Office

Capgemini

Sander Duivestein, NL

Senior Analyst Public Speaker & Author

Sogeti

Enrico A. Palumbo, CH

HR Director & Member of the Management Board

SAP (Switzerland) AG

Jonas Jacobi, USA

VP, IBM Developer Advocacy Worldwide

IBM

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