Innovation in Action 24-25 October 2017

Surviving the Future

Choose 2 of the workshops below and click “Book This Event” button up on the right of your screen or at the far bottom if you are reaching us through a handheld device.

You will not want to miss out on probably the best active sharing of innovation knowledge event this year.

Join hundreds of innovation leaders & practitioners in workshops held by Astra Zeneca, Volvo Cars, CGI, Googol, RISE & Stora Enso.

Attendees are gathering from all of our member organizations with one purpose, the sharing of knowledge and of course meeting their peers in a setting full of trust.

The evening of October 24 is the evening of our gala dinner and One Wish Award, please nominate for the award here after you have registered your participation. The afternoons will bring you time to engage with each other, inspiration, thought leaders as well as a special workshop on the future city.

One of our firm beliefs and core values is that innovation is driven by diversity. We aim to have a balance of gender, origin and various industries and organisational forms represented at our meetings. We also strive to give you, your organization and society long lasting value.

Accommodation (not incl. in ticket) and other details are found at the bottom.

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Volvo Cars - Stay Ahead and Plan for the Future

As an automotive company we face great changes and want to share how we work with our future challenges with you.
In this workshop we will work with uncertainties through scenario planning. We will work with future scenarios affecting both technical, business and user needs in different directions and address how to make strategies given a particular future will happen.
By the end of the workshop we will together evaluate the method and ideally further develop it.

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Googol - iPM Challenge

iPM Challenge is about placing your bets to create the optimum future product portfolio. By using different canvases you get several overviews enabling you to make informed decisions. We offer a dynamic method to identify, access, share, and create knowledge in an organization, with the aim to help the organization to compete by being more innovative, effective, and thus more profitable.

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RISE - Accelerate Your Speed to Market Through Innovation Partnerships

Get an insight in how an Innovation Partnership may be formed by working together around some concrete selected cases.The innovation management framework will be used as a basis for the work and design thinking methods will be used as a method. By the end of the workshop there the results will be scrutinized and the pro’s and con’s discussed jointly.

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Stora Enso - How to Build and Maintain Innovation strategy to Surviving the Future

How can we move faster by elevating the organization in terms of talents and abilities to enhance collaboration and more efficient ways of working? How can we strengthen the innovative culture to a next level where the culture itself beats the strategy? How can we commercialize new transformative technologies faster and more efficiently?

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CGI - Moral and Ethical Aspects of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to be one of the greatest changes in humanity since we evolved from homo sapiens. In this workshop we will work with the moral and ethical aspects of AI. How should we relate to AI in society when it suddenly takes decisions that were previously taken by a person who can be directly life-determining or who can remove 50% of the jobs we have today.

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Astra Zeneca - Promoting Innovation through People

‘The view that good ideas are rarer and more valuable than good people is rooted in a misconception of creativity’

This workshop will raise awareness on what it takes to get talented people to be creative in their work. Aim is to create new ideas around what is important for people and organizations to be creative.

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Skogshem & Wijk Hustegavägen 1, Lidingö, Stockholm.

Member tickets included, check with your organization or us at Innovation Pioneers.
Member extra tickets: Price 5900:-
Non members: Price 9900:-

Recommended Accommodation at Skogshem &Wijk found here (book early).

Preliminary Agenda:


Bus shuttle from the central station to S&W. Time TBA

Welcome 08:30

Workshop 1 of your personal choices (of the 6).

Afternoon Workshop on the Future City.

We will meet Shahrzad Kiavash who is her own Super Hero.

Dinner and One Wish Award.


Start 08:45

Workshop 2 of your personal choices (of the 6).

Afternoon panel discussion on how established organisations can collaborate into the future.

Innovation Keynote Alf Rehn 

End at approx 16:15

Bus shuttle to the central station from S&W. Time TBA

We believe that innovation happens when people and organizations meet. We aim for insights, networking and input for future innovation strategies. We will see people push boundaries and think in new ways to create new services and products in a fast changing environment into the future.

Our Dialogue Leaders & Key Note Speakers

Shahrzad Kiavash
Alf Rehn