Break-out session 1

Make it real
Innovation management

These break-out sessions will make innovation real for your specific organization. We discuss and show how an organization can build innovation strategies, capacity and discipline in order to accelerate strategic growth.

Serena Leka

Future foresight

Serena leka | aarhus university

 

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Ronald Jonash

Transforming Innovation towards Innovation 4.0

Ronald Jonash | Tufts University

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Peter Daels

the human intelligence of innovation

Peter daels | innduce.me

 

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Rafael Lemaitre

How GIMI is creating Innovation through certification

Rafael Lemaitre | SIa partners

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Creax

Can data (only) lead companies into the next decade? The concept of future thinking in practice.

mathieu mottrie & bart tienpont | creax

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Break-out session 2

go beyond
open innovation

Connecting the world together. Speaker Sessions, workshops and testimonials that will show you how to work effectively and efficiently go to market Faster, Cheaper, Better, Bigger and Bolder. Turning ideas into reality by Open Innovation initiatives.
Don Keleman

Accelerate strategic growth through the world’s most prestigious open innovation program

Don keleman & panel

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Dries Depoorter

surveillance art, dying phones and fake likes

Dries depoorter

 

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Daniel Gonzaga

driving innovation through innovation centers of excellence

daniel gonzaga | belcorp

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Vincent Defour

The dawn of A.I.-driven strategic intelligence

Vincent Defour | trensition

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David Neef

Open innovation reimagined in 2022

david neef | plug and play

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Marc Engels

INNOVATION MAKES WORK WORKABLE AND SUSTAINABLE

DR. MARC ENGELS | Flanders Make

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Pieter Deleye

FROM SPACE SOLUTIONS TO INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS

PIETER DELEYE | VERHAERT

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Break-out session 3

winning together
ecosystem innovation

Speaker sessions and workshops focusing on Economic Development and Social Innovation. The Founding Members of the Global Council of Innovative Entities will present how Innovation initiatives have contributed to economic growth and development over the last decades and how they will continue to do so. Learn how to develop your ecosystem to Make It Real.

Tom Dieryckx

The future of hardware  – building good products is not good enough

tim dieryckx | voxdale

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Caroline Duran

Innovation at the service of humanity’s big challenges

carolina duran | city of Bogotá

 

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Jef Hooyberghs

A citizen-driven ecosystem for personal health data

Jef hooyberghs | vito

 

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Catherine

Building a MedTech ecosystem

catherine van der straeten | medteg

 

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Tom Braekeleirs

Making Innovation Real in Healthcare

Tom braekeleirs | bluehealth innovation center

 

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Gent Break Out

what makes ghent the new capital of technology in europe?

dieter de smedt | city of ghent

 

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Hazza Alneaimi

Global Council for Innovative Organizations

Hazza alneaimi | government of dubai

 

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Artevelde Combi

how higher education and your company can work together on the future of tomorrow

liesbet Matthys & Dries vanacker | arteveldehogeschool

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Break Out

Student entrepreneurship: creating a strong entrepreneurial region

Evelyne Verhovert & hilde gekiere | gentrepreneur

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Innova Pannel

You innovate together / innovation is teamwork

CARL DEVOS, WOUTER DE SOETE, STIJN RONSSE, EVA RYCKEBOER, JOHAN BIL, MARJOLEIN VANOPPEN | UGent

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Leo Van De Loock

INNOVATION POLICY AND DIGITIZATION IN FLANDERS

LEO VAN DE LOOCK | VLAIO

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Break-out session 4

change together
Social innovation

Create the ability to generate and enable business model, organization and system level innovation to advance both business and social value. Shift your organization’s collective focus from reactive problem-solving to co-creating a better society with your stakeholders.

Eugenie Harvey

social innovation crowdfunding

Eugenie harvey | the funding network

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Karen Kelleher

Small business innovation

Karen Kelleher | LISC boston

 

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Bensywulka Image

Quickgrowth, the fastest path to creating millions of jobs

Benjamin Sywulka | hapi

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Migena Gjerazi

Building a hybrid wellbeing culture that fits your drive for growth through Innovation

Migena Gjerazi

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