Product Development & Innovation Summit 2019

Tuesday  28 May  2019  8:00 AM    Friday  28 June  2019 7:00 PM
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We are honoured invite you to participate at the Product Development & Innovation Summit 2019, happening in 28-29 May, 2019.

Venue: NH Collection Berlin Friedrichstrasse,
Friedrichstraße 96, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

Register early to save €200 for the Individual ticket, €300 per person for 2-3 Delegates, €500 per person for 4+ delegates from the same company until 17th April.

 

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW:

Product Development & Innovation Summit 2019 is a 2-day event concentrating on novel approaches, insights and solutions to gain competitive advantage, accelerate and tailor development and innovation processes.

Achieve your goals using design thinking and novel technologies focusing on a customer's needs and wants to boost motivation and loyalty in the rapidly changing world.

 

SPEAKERS BOARD:
  • Asli Solmaz-Kaiser | Vice President, Product Development & Innovation | TÜV SÜD Product Service, DE
  • Adi Chhabra | Head of product Innovation | Vodafone, UK
  • Lucia Chierchia | Managing Partner @GELLIFY | GELLIFY, IT
  • Dr. Stefan Schaper | Head of Lean Innovation | Schaper Tech, DE
  • Thomas Förster | Corporate Vice President of R&D Beauty Care | Henkel, DE
  • Nicolas Bry | Orange Studio COO | Orange,, FR
  • Ana Esteban | Team Manager Customer Research, Digital Workplace R&D | Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe, DE
  • Dr. Filippo Larceri | Global Implementation Leader - Clariant Excellence | Clariant, DE
  • Michal Dunaj | R&D Director EU Research Operations | Telekom Innovation Laboratories, DE
  • Dr. Eng. Grzegorz Ombach | VP Engineering & GM Halo China | Qualcomm, DE
  • Joerg Hassmann | Head of Innovation and Portfolio Management, Digitalization | Siemens, DE
  • Jord Rolland de Rengervé | Agile Coach consultant | PeopleBlendIT, BE
  • Richard Burton | Innovation & Transformation Consultant | UK
  • Dr. Alain Mavon | Senior Director of Science & Innovation | Oriflame Cosmetics AB, SE
  • Rajkumar Ragupathy | Innovation Manager | Harman Lifestyle Audio, DK

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME:

 

Day 1st | Tuesday, 28 May 2019

 

08:00 - Registration and Welcome Coffee

08:30 - Opening Address from the Chairman

PART #1: PRODUCT & PROCESS INNOVATION

08:40 - Managing breakthrough innovation from idea to the mass-market adoption.

  • Key aspects supporting success in managing breakthrough innovation
  • Ecosystem know-how, strategy, technology leadership and proper business model
  • Company culture and innovation
  • Agile development and organization structure
  • Open innovation with external partners.

Dr. Eng. Grzegorz Ombach
VP Engineering & GM Halo China - Qualcomm, DE

09:20 - Speed ​​Networking

10:00 - Sustainovations: Merging Sustainable Development with Cosmetic Innovations.

  • Sustainability needs at global level
  • Henkel’s sustainability stategy
  • Sustainability contributors along the value chain/life cycle assessments
  • Integrating sustainability goals into new product innovation process
  • Examples illustrating new product contributions to sustainability
  • Communicating sustainability benefits to the consumer

Thomas Förster,
Corporate Vice President of R&D Beauty Care - Henkel, DE

10:40 - Morning coffee and networking break

11:10 - From Open Innovation to Gellification.

  • New business models creating a bridge between startups and corporates
  • Open innovation ecosystems: players, connections, strategies
  • Non-conventional alliances: fundings, piloting, co-development
  • Trends: emerging technologies and business models
  • Moving forward: partnering and venturing

Lucia Chierchia
Managing Partner @GELLIFY - GELLIFY, IT

11:50 - From innovation to commercialisation: 5 tips to make it a success.

  • Following disciplined entrepreneurship principles to manage the innovation portfolio
  • Applying design thinking for product development
  • Developing the right eco-system
  • Importance of cooperation and team energy
  • Focus on continuous improvement

Asli Solmaz-Kaiser
Vice President, Product Development & Innovation - TÜV SÜD Product Service, DE

12:30 - Business lunch

13:30 - Setting up an innovation lab and putting in place the right conditions to succeed in innovation within a large business

  • Setting the agenda - why innovation?
  • Designing the innovation function that’s right for the business
  • Anticipating cultural and practical challenges
  • How to build & recruit the right skills and competencies
  • Success factors and monitoring performance
  • What next?

Richard Burton
Innovation & Transformation Consultant, UK

14:10 - Theory of inventive Problem solving. Make Innovations fly.

  • Use of TRIZ as a lean approach to R&D
  • Methods out of the TRIZ toolbox can be used to several problems
  • Product cost reduction
  • IP generation
  • Problem solving

Dr. Stefan Schaper
Head of Lean Innovation - Schaper Tech, DE

14:50 - Creativity, efficiency and innovation culture: the magic blend.

  • The source of any innovation
  • Performance engine and innovation: two faces of the same coin
  • Disruption: who is in danger?
  • IP generation
  • Innovation leadership: beyond methodologies

Dr. Filippo Larceri
Global Implementation Leader - Clariant Excellence - Clariant, DE

15:30 - Afternoon coffee and networking break

16:00 - Accelerating (Open) Innovation to meet holistic beauty consumer needs.

  • Beauty, megatrend and shift
  • Turning challenges into opportunities
  • Creating an agile RD to enable innovation Acceleration
  • Learning by doing, failure and success
  • Revamping research tools, innovation process and discovery teams

Dr. Alain Mavon
Senior Director of Science & Innovation - Oriflame Cosmetics AB, SE

16:40 - Successful building blocks for innovation in organization.

  • Tackling the organization culture for innovation and transformation
  • Unmasking the basis behind all successful innovation and transformation initiatives
  • Leadership for innovation and change
  • Reflections from factual example as corporate product innovator
  • Learning outcomes: Best practices to take away and apply. Innovation leadership tool-kits

Rajkumar Ragupathy
Innovation Manager - Harman Lifestyle Audio, DK

17:20 - Panel Discussion

17:50 - Chairman's closing remarks and end of day one

19:00 - Business dinner

 

Day 2nd | Wednesday, 29 May 2019

08:30 - Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00 - Opening Address from the Chairman

PART #2: CUSTOMER CENTRICITY & PRODUCT EXPERIENCE

09:10 - Customer centricity in action: How an online community can support new product development.

  • Putting the customers first
  • Why an online community in R&D development
  • Process of building and using the online community
  • Team and company involvement: spread the word
  • Lessons learnt and tips

Ana Esteban
Team Manager Customer Research, Digital Workplace R&D - Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe, DE

09:50 - Evolution of AI & Machine Learning in Customer Experience - Beyond Interfaces.

The evolution of Machine learning is directly proportional to the customer believing in the non-existence of a machine in between.

With deep learning and neural network implementation, the traditional ML models are becoming dated. Often when a new technology has its breakthrough; it’s impact is only felt in hindsight. But it’s different with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Let’s talk about how ML powered Chatbots add value to the customer experience. From demand generation to fulfilment, all behind a seamless customer experience.

Adi Chhabra
Head of product Innovation - Vodafone, UK

10:30 - Morning coffee and networking break

11:00 - New business Models, and Intrapreneurship at Orange.

  • Orange Open Innovation initiatives, and culture
  • Imagine with Orange, co-creating with the crowd of customers
  • Developing Innovation from within your organization, with Intrapreneurs’ Studio and internal startups
  • Designing New Business Models, leveraging key Orange assets
  • Incubating Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, and New Business Model Projects

Nicolas Bry
Orange Studio COO - Orange, FR

PART #3: DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATION

11:40 - Driving Digital Transformation in Industrial Drives Technologies.

  • Overview of industrial drives technologies, characteristics of the industry and typical applications
  • Beyond the product: add value and differentiate
  • Going digital: create connectivity and industrial apps
  • Main use-cases and customer value from digital functionalities
  • Internal transformation: going agile, integrating new competencies and functions such as data analytics etc.

Joerg Hassmann
Head of Innovation and Portfolio Management, Digitalization - Siemens, DE

12:20 - Business lunch

13:20 - Story mapping and user storytelling, bridging the gap between roadmap and Agile.

  • Does such a thing as “100% Agile organisation” exist?
  • Companies need roadmaps and Agile teams want to have free-hands on the scope
  • Story mapping, Drilling down from the product definition
  • Storytelling, from user stories to the release
  • Bridging the gap, planning efforts and guarding the scope
  • Big is beautiful: Scale up!

Jord Rolland de Rengervé
Agile Coach consultant - PeopleBlendIT, BE

14:00 - AI and Automation. Optimization ultimate, or do we have a right for error?

Motivation.

  • Know-how from different domains, low cost ideation & experimentation
  • Inspire and motivate people to join us in our activities in Extreme Exploration highlighting the message
  • Promote inclusion technologies in automation

What is Extreme Exploration?

  • Extreme exploration attracts and drives the innovation in our applied research network in cost efficient way. This approach provides value in solving challenges such as; lack of new ideas, no „fresh“ minds & out-of-the-box thinkers, creativity gaps, Breaking silos, cuttingedge ideas and transfer.
  • It is an approach to explore together with very few selected universities and institutes deeply a very few selected scientific domains which are extremely far away from anything existing globally, complex, literally unexplored and futuristic.
  • But – with very strong (business) impact. It is about being at the cutting edge what is not tomorrow, but day after tomorrow.

Michal Dunaj
R&D Director EU Research Operations - Telekom Innovation Laboratories, DE

14:40 - Chairman's closing remarks and end of summit

14:50 - Afternoon coffee and networking break

 

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