Thursday, June 9, 2016

8:00 - 17:00

OP Financial Group, Gebhardinaukio 1, Helsinki

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8:00 – 9:00    Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15    Opening and welcome, Rector Kalervo Väänänen, University of Turku, Dean Markus Granlund, TSE
9:15 – 10:40   Keynote speeches by the leading specialists in TSE and NYU/NYU Stern, including

  • John Sexton, President Emeritus, New York University, visionary for the global university, founder of Foundation to Educate Youth
  • Professor Markku Wilenius, Futurist, TSE
  • Dr. Ulla Hakala, country image, cultural capital and nation branding, TSE

10:40           Coffee break
11:00            Professor Aline Wolff, design thinking for business, generating breakthrough ideas, NYU Stern
11:25            Showcases on selected innovations and solutions at TSE and NYU

  • Choose Your Future
  • VIBu-network – virtual learning in international business with TSE and NYU Stern
  • Start-ups at Boost Turku Entrepreneurship Society

12:10           Introduction to brainstorming in teams
12:30          Lunch
13:30          Brainstorming in workshops
15:30          Open forum for reporting ideas and recommendations
16:30          Closing addresses
17:00          Cocktails


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We would like to thank
OP Financial Group
for providing the event space.