Day 1:Trending Topics & Innovators Insights

10 April 2019, 9:00 - 20:00

  • Gain insights on and discuss trending topics impacting your work today and tomorrow, from experts working cross-industries
  • Get the real and raw stories from innovators across industries,
    sharing their successes, failures and everything in between

9:00 - 9:30

Kick-Off & Welcome

Hans Balmaekers (#Innov8rs)

9:30 - 12:30

Trending Topic Talks

The only plenary segment of our events. This is where you understand trends impacting every industry, and learn new strategies, frameworks and ideas to further improve your innovation engine from global thought leaders.

Everything That’s Wrong With Corporate Innovation

Dan Toma

Author of The Corporate Startup

Shifting Innovation Perspectives for 2019

Cris Beswick

Co-founder at Outcome, co-founder at The Future Shapers and author of Building a Culture of Innovation

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End2End Innovation: Insights Into The Secrets Of The World’s Most Innovative Companies

Christian Mühlroth


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Innovation Leadership: Lack or Luck?

Liselotte Hägertz Engstam & Mats Magnusson

Professional Digital Board Director, European Commission Advisor & Innovation Executive / Professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden

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Leadership Challenge – Learning, Unlearning, Relearning

Sonja Kresojevic

Co-founder at Spinnaker. Author of The Lean Product Lifecycle

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Be More Pirate: Professional Rule Breaking

Sam Conniff Allende

Author of Be More Pirate

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If you're leading innovation in your company, this is your tribe.

Don't miss out on all the insights and fun. Limited seats, so secure yours today.

12:30 - 13:30

Networking Lunch

Discuss your challenges with the morning speakers, or meet your peers from other companies during this networking break.

13:30 - 16:00

Innovators Insights

Get insights into what's working across industries, and benchmark your performance with how leading brands are doing innovation. After the talks, there's room for conversation so bring your questions.

Track 1

Intrapreneurship in Action

Louise Kyhl Triolo

Culture, Innovation and Intrapreneurship at Airbus

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Why Innovation Is All About People

Astrid Froment

Experimentation & New Business Acceleration Leader at Pernod Ricard

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Ingenium By Celsa Group: 9000 People Pushing for Change

Nuria Balogun Ortiz

Business Designer & Innovation Lead at Celsa Group

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Amdocs Shapers: Bringing Disruptive Ideas to Life

Talya Landau

Director Innovation Center of Excellence at Amdocs

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Julia Hitzbleck


Track 2

The 7Cs of Innovation

Ian Small

Innovation Champion for Civil Infrastructure, EMEA at AECOM

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Virtual Reality in Wealth Management – An Intrapreneur Success Story

Alessandro Tschabold

Innovation Expert & Development at UBS GWM Innovation Lab

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How To Support Your Intrapreneurs: An Intrapreneurs’ Perspective

David Spears & Tim Heard

Insights Analyst at Barclaycard / Head of Intrapreneurship at Barclays

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Intrapreneurship: a Risky Business?

Danielle Winandy

Head of RISK Innovation Office at BNP Paribas

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Track 3

The OSRAM Digital Launchpad

Michael Jacobi & Christopher Waldner

Manager Digital Launchpad at OSRAM

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Power From Within – Innovation Through Crowdsourcing In The Food Industry

Eeva Tiainen

Senior Manager, New Business and Open Innovation at Fazer

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We Help Others To Transform. How Do We Transform Ourselves?

Mikko Väätäinen

Business designer / Coach / President of Playground at Solita

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Bupa’s Customer Lab – Learnings From Driving Customer Focussed Innovation Within A Health And Care Multinational

John Moore

Customer Lab Leader at Bupa

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Combining Intrapreneurship and Corporate Entrepreneurship to Maximize Innovation Success

Christine Wienhold & Kilian Veer

Manager Corporate Innovation at EnBW / Partner at Bridgemaker

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Track 4

Open Innovability: Innovate To Improve Our Planet

Ernesto Ciorra

Chief Innovability Officer at Enel

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Every Potato Counts: Co-Creating and Incubating Sustainable Business Models at BASF

Christian Beil

Management Consulting – Growth & Innovation at BASF

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The Brutal Fun Of Building A Corporate (Co-) Innovation Program

Michael Bednar-Brandt

Head of Business Innovation at Oracle NEXT

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Exploring New Opportunities: How Air France KLM’s BigBlank Writes a New Playbook by Building Startups From Scratch

Hubert Riondel
CEO @ BigBlank – Startup Studio AirFrance KLM

Ignore Coders At Your Peril! – Why Every Business Should Invest In Developer Relations

Angela Bates

Programmes Leader at IBM Developer Ecosystems Group

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Track 5

Building Together: When Research Went Viral at Uber

Eduardo Gomez Ruiz and Saswati Saha Mitra

UX Research Managers at Uber

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Culture: The Number 1 Barrier To Digital Transformation

Hamilton Mann

Group Director of Digital Transformation and Digital Marketing at Thales

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Leading Through Change: How GE Digital’s Industrial Customers Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Digital Transformation

Deborah Sherry

Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of GE Digital

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Sustaining Innovation Requires A Repeatable Business Process

Sebastian Budischin and Mark Searle

Director for Business Model Innovation at Robert Bosch GmbH / Managing Director at UC Berkeley Innovation Acceleration Group

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16:30 - 17:30

DisCo Dates

After such an intense day, it's time to for some deep dive Discussion & Collaboration... You can join one of the facilitated conversations, or create a small group around the topic of your choice.

No Bla, Just Do – Design your first Kickbox prototype!

David Hengartner

Head of Swisscom Kickbox

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Intrapreneurship: 10 Lessons From The Trenches

Susana Jurado

Head of Innovation Portfolio at Core Innovation, Telefónica

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Co-Creation: Beyond The Hype

Maarten Pieters

Head of Co-creation & People Insight @ Signify (former Philips Lighting)

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Exponential Times: How Axel Springer Transformed For The Platform Economy

Sebastian Herzog

Senior VP at hy by Axel Springer

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Networking Drinks

17:30 - 19:30

If you're leading innovation in your company, this is your tribe.

Don't miss out on all the insights and fun. Limited seats, so secure yours today.

Day 2:Work Your Challenges

11 April 2019, 9:00 - 18:00

  • Sharpen your saw and develop new skills
  • Experiment with new methods, tools and techniques
  • Share challenges and explore solutions with experts and peers

9:30 - 10:30

Round 1

Learning Labs

Deep dive into effective approaches from corporate innovators, and work with the best and brightest innovation experts on your challenges in hands-on workshops. Discover new frameworks, learn new skills and experiment with new tools and techniques: you'll leave with concrete ideas for implementation once you're back in the office.

Innovation Circle – How Ready Are You To Innovate?

Sofie Lindblom


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The Innovation Strategy Sprint: Decide Faster, Execute Smarter

Alizee Chatenoud

Board of Innovation

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Best Practices for Intrapreneurship and Collaborative Innovation

Céline Degreef


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Playbook for Corporate Venture Building

Martin Bell

Bell Ventures

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Professionalize Your Innovation Hub (Or: How to Kickstart a Minimal Viable Ecosystem)

Esther Gons

NEXT Amsterdam

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11:00 - 12:30

Round 2

Integrating Design Sprints: How To Get The Buy In

Brittni Bowering

Head of Brand at AJ&Smart

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Metrics for Measuring Innovation Health

Tristan Kromer


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Turning Your Corporate Assets in New Ventures and Opportunities

Chloé Bonnet

Five by Five

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How to Survive the Corporate Startup Journey: the Ups & Downs

Leonard Bukenya


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Join the Subscription Economy: How to Transition to Circular and Sustainable Business Models

Robbert van Geldrop


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If you're leading innovation in your company, this is your tribe.

Don't miss out on all the insights and fun. Limited seats, so secure yours today.

13:30 - 15:00

Round 3

Scaling Up: How to Turn Validated Innovation Concepts Into Business Impact

Frank Mattes


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Together We Create A Movement: Boosting Internal Capabilities For Innovation & Change

Céline Schillinger


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CorpUp: Corporate and Startups Collaborating on Business Terms

Nicolai Schättgen

Match-Maker Ventures

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Impactful Storytelling for Innovators & Disruptors

Susan Lindner

Emerging Media

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Designing a Disruptive and Sustainable Innovation: The Method Behind Bocage

Thomas Busuttil & Clémence Cornet

Imagin’able / BOCAGE-Eram Group

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15:30 - 17:30

Enlightening Exchanges

We will make sure you won't leave with any question left unanswered. Take this opportunity to talk with the speakers and participants with solutions to your challenges, and connect with your peers to reach out to for support once back in the office.

Facilitated by Cris Beswick & Dan Toma (Outcome)

Day 3:Field Trips

12 April 2019, 8:00 - 14:00

  • Explore the Paris Innovation Ecosystem and meet local innovators during the field trips
  • Join the Innov8rs Unconference for a true peer to peer learning experience
Innov8rs Unconference

Robbert van Geldrop, Alexia van Schaardenburg, Mariel Venhuizen, Guy Lévi-Bochi

The Unconference turns the typical conference format on its head, featuring an on-the-fly agenda of sessions proposed and voted on by attendees. The format encourages speakers and attendees to mix, mingle, and share learnings with one another.

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Station F

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Paris-Saclay Urban Innovation Hub

Incl visits to CEA-List and IRT SystemX

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Air Liquide’s iLab

Hosted by Przemyslaw Brozyna

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BNP Paribas CIB Fab Lab

Hosted by Solveig Bachellery

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Renault Creative Lab

Hosted by Mickael Desmoulins

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Orange Intrapreneur Studio/Villa Bonne Nouvelle

hosted by Nicholas Bry

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Don't Be Late Deal

Get €200 discount on an individual seat, and €600 on a team package for 3 if you register before ticket prices increase March 29.