List of keynote and invited speeches

2016
  • Intensive management workshop March 15-16, 2016 for DSM, Sittard, The Netherlands

  • Invited speaker “OI in SMEs” at the “Open Innovation 2.0 conference 2016”, May 23-24, 2016, Royal Trpical Institute, Amsterdam – The Netherlands.

  • Intensive management workshop June 8-9, 2016 for DSM, Parsipanny, Parsipanny-Troy Hills, USA

  • Open innovation in SMEs, Workshop training at XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference 2016, Porto, Portugal, June 19-22, 2016

2015
  • “Open innovations in SMEs” International Executive Programs – ESADE, Brussels 11 February 2015.

  • Invited speaker at the ESRC “Seminar Business models and Structural Choices”, UWE Bristol, March 4, 2015.

  • Keynote speaker “Innovation ecosystems and smart value chains”, at the Business Innovation Observatory conference “Innovation for supporting smart value chains”, Brussels, April 16, 2015.

  • Invited speaker “IP models to orchestrate innovation ecosystems”, Roving Workshop on IP management: Case studies organized by the European Patent Office, Milan, Italy, May 5 2015.

  • Keynote speaker at the Open Innovation 2.0 conference, “Open innovation and the role of platforms”, Espoo (Finland), June 8-9, 2015.

  • Keynote speaker at Inter Association IOF event 2015: From open innovation to innovation ecosystems, Antwerp, June 29, 2015.

  • Keynote Speaker at the XIII International Triple Helix Conference: From open innovation to innovation ecosystems, Tsinghua University, Beijing. 21-23 August 2015.

  • Keynote speaker at the Innovation Summit SA: From open innovation to innovation ecosystems, Cape Town, South Africa, August 26-29, 2015.

  • Masterclass “SAB Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation”, Innovation Summit SA, Cape Town, South Africa, August 26-29, 2015.

  • How to manage open innovation in SMEs. Workshop NUS-IIR Workshop on Innovation (11-13 September, NUS, Singapore).

  • Keynote speech on Open Innovation for Intellectual Ventures on 17 November 2015, Red Dot Museum, Singapore.

  • Open innovation Masterclass, TechBrainers, Warsaw Poland, November 25-26, 2015.  

2014
  • Keynote speech “Is your company ready for open innovation?”, Conference of GDF-SUEZ, January 29, 2014 in Paris.

  • Training session “Open innovation management” for SMEs in Tallinn, Estonia,  February 6, 2014.

  •  Keynote speech and workshop on Open Innovation at the “Ideon / Open  - Hands on – Open Innovation” conference, March 18, 2014.

  • InterTradeland: All-Island Innovation Programme, 5-9 May 2014, Queen’s University Belfast and NUI Galway, Lectures and workshops about open innovation.

  • Keynote speaker at Cicalics Academy and Workshop 2014: Innovation driven development in emerging economies, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 30-31 Augusts 2014

  • Keynote Speaker at ICMIT 2014, 23-24 September 2014, NUS Singapore: “Why so many firms fail in  managing open innovation?”

  • “Open innovation Seminar” for FBS Business School (October 16, 2014 in HCMC and October 18, 2014 in Hanoi)

  • Keynote speech at “Second Moscow Venture Summit”, 18-19 November 2014, Moscow.

  • Keynote speech at The Open Innovation Conference, 27-28 November, 2014, Newcastle University Business School

2013
  • Luxembourg  Innovation Masterclass 2013 -  Open lecture,  Full-day Seminar,  Partners’ exclusive seminar, December 9-11 2013, Luxembourg

  • Invited speech “Managing Innovation Flanders”, Antwerp December 3, 2013

  • Invited speech: “Debat innovatie in eigen streek”, LULAK – Kortijk (Belgium), October 21, 2013

  • Invited speech for Esade Alumni Asia, The Swiss Club Singapore,  October 13, 2013.

  • Training session “How to profit from Open Innovation?”, NUS – Singapore, October 9, 2013

  • Keynote speech about OI in SMEs at the Journée Open Innovation, Rhône-Alpes, Lyon, June 26 2013

  • Keynote Speech about OI in SMEs at the EuroSME 2013 conference, Dublin, June 10-11 2013

  • Invited speech in the healthcare industry. WIV - Ukkel - Le tour de frai. April 23, 2013.

  • Keynote Speech – Summit “Innovation Challenges for Latin American companies”, Cartegana, April 10-12, 2013

  • Lecture Open Innovation at Koc Holding , Istanbul, March 12-13, 2013

  • Organizer Workshop Open innovation management, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), MArch 12-13, 2013.

  • Invited Speaker, Premier atelier du POINT, January 25, 2013 in Montreal – Canada.

2012
  • Keynote speaker at  Scion DTU: Open innovation conference – 12 December 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Invited  Speaker EFMD / CEIBS Conference: Innovative  business 29-30 November 2012, Beijing.

  • Keynote speaker 5th IASP conference, Bangkok, November 26-28, 2012.

  • Invited speaker Open Innovation Seminar 2012, November 12-14, 2012. Sao paulo. Organized by the Open Innovation Center Brazil.

  • PhD Summerschool Politecnico di Bari, Bari – Italy, 3 -5 September 2012

  • Invited speaker for the lecture series “Topics in Open Innovation” – UC Berkeley , Haas School of Business, March 19, 2012.

  • Invited speaker on Open innovation at the Business School of the Katsetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, February 9, 2012.

  • Invited speaker, “IP and open innovation”, IP&S unit – Philips, Eindhoven, 31 January, 2012
     

2011

• Invited speaker at VWRI Colloquium “Smart specialization”, Brussels, December 8, 2011.

• Invited speaker at Skills3. Open innovation from a HRM perspective, Aachen – Germany, December 1, 2011
• Invited speaker at the Open innovation and IP conference, LES Benelux, Leuven, November 24, 2011.
• Invited speaker MAHHL- Open innovatin and border-region policy, Hasselt – Kaai 16, November 18, 2011
• Keynote speaker at the ESADE Innovation Summit 2011, Barcelona, October 28, 2011.
• World Pharma Innovation Congress, Keynote address: Innovating within the discipline of open innovation, London, Jumeirah Carlton Hotel, October 18-20, 2011
• Voka, “Open innovatie in KMOs” Opera Gent, October 13, 2011
• Global Economic Symposium, Kiel institute of the World Economy. Panel on “Open Innovation and Access to Knowledge”.  October 5-6 2011. See: EIT ICT Labs, Technology Transfer Program. Workshop for partners to the Technology Transfer Program. Berlin September 10-11, 2011
• VOKA Healthcare community, Open innovation and co-creation in the healthcare industry. Mechelen, September 29, 2011
• LESI IP 100TM International Executive Forum. September 22-23. Novotel Paris Vaugirard Hotel, Paris
• The Brazilian bi-annual academic conference on Product Development Management. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 12-14 September 2011
• Keynote speech, International conference on innovation and globalization, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (China), June 3-4, 2011.
• Invited expert at “Exploring the potential for Open Innovation in the EU 2020 Strategy “A comprehensive insight into trends and determinants of innovation performance”, INNO-Grips - Innovation Intelligence Studies, Brussels, May 19, 2011.
• Invited Speaker at the Danish Cluster Academy - REG X - 4th training module "Innovation in Business Networks", May 17, 2011 - Copenhagen.
• Invited speaker at “Samen innoveren verandert het leven: “Open Innovatie in de praktijk - Opportuniteiten voor de kunststofsector”. Plastic Vision – May 10, 2011, Vilvoorde, Belgium.
• Keynote speaker at the Open Innovation Forum, April 5, 2011 -  Stutgart, Fraunhofer AIO.
• Invited Speaker at the European Innovation Conference, 29-31 March 2011, Billund, Denmark

 

2010

• Invited Speaker at the Roeterink Lecture – Philips, “Open innovation: Lets work it out into a success? December 6, 2010, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
• Open Chemical Innovation Conference on ChemClust & CHEMaterials Campus. Keynote speaker, November 18, 2010, Geleen Netherlands
• Keynote speaker at the III Meeting of Business-R&D Centres and Universities of Navarra, 10 November10, 2010, Pamplona, Spain
• Invited speaker “Recurrent problems in managing and organizing open innovation”, EIRMA SIG V Meeting, The Human Factor in Innovation, 21 October 2010, Novotel, Paris. 
• Invited speeaker WIPO gneral Assemblies  “Open innovation; what is it  and how it is changing business models”– IFPMA-CIED, Geneva, September 22, 2010.
• Invited speeaker at  “TIP Conference: Trends and Innovation for the Postal Market”,  12-14 September 2010, Lausanne
• Invited speaker,  The future of Open Innovation, Zhongshan University, Ghangzhou, China, September 3, 2010.
• Invited speaker,  The future of Open Innovation, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian China, August 29, 2010.
• Member of the Scientific Committee of the 2nd European Conference on Corporate R&D “An engine for growth, a challenge for European policy” EU Concord, Sevilla, Spain 3-4 March, 2010.
• Keynote speaker, "Changing business models and open innovation in SME's and low/medium-technology companies", Department of Public Administration, Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, February 17 2010, Tallinn, Estonia.
• Invited speaker, How to manage open innovation successfully, CTO Forum, National University Singapore, February 3 2010, Singapore.
• Keynote speaker at “Innovation and Creativity, the driving force of Europe’s future economy”, Annual conference of the Chair “Leo Tindemans”, February 25th, 2010, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, Lessius University College, Antwerp, Belgium
• Invited speaker at the ProTon Europe 7th Annual Conference “Knowledge Transfer as a catalyst for economic recovery”, January 27-29 2010, Athens, Greece.

 

2009

• Keynote speaker at “IPR research confluence”, 21-23 December 2009, IIT Bombay, India.
• Keynote speaker at New Product Development Conference 09 17-19 December 2009, IIT Chennai, India.
• Keynote speaker at the Open Innovation Forum, Genk,8 December 2009
• Keynote speaker at the International MIC Confererence, Sousse, 26-28 November 2009
• Invited speaker at the Technology Conference & Biz Forum, Seoul , 2-4 November 2009.
• Invited speaker at the Shenzhen self-innovation forum, 27 October 2009.
• Invited speaker at the Grenoble innovation Fair, Grenoble, 22-23 October, 2009
• Invited speaker at “Verdienen door Open Innovatie”, Novay , Amsterdam October 6
• Guest Professor at the NCCU, Taipei, Taiwan, 16-27 September 2009.
• Invited speaker “Open innovation” FOD – Brussel, 10 september 2009
• PhD Summerschool: Technology management -  Volterra 1-2 September
• Keynote speaker at “Developing the knowledge economy”, 4th - 5th August 2009, University of Melbourne, Australia.
• Keynote speaker at the “Parts and Materials Technology” conference Seoul, Korea, July 30, 2009. Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy - Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology.
• Keynote speaker at the “Innovation conference 2009”, Altran, Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 15 2009.
• Invited speaker at YEAR (Young European Associated Researchers) conference about Open Innovation, March 12-13, 2009.
• Invited speaker at INNO-Views Policy Workshop, “Open Innovation in a Globalised World - Implications for innovation policies in Europe”, Brussels, February 26-27, 2009.
• Keynote speaker at IPHRD  - 6th Excellence Forum, Tehran, Iran, February 22-23, 2009.
• Open Innovation: Invitation by the Belgian Embassador in South-Korea, Seoul February 13, 2009
• Open innovation Global Forum 2009, Korean Ministery of Knowledge Economy, Seoul, February 12, 2009.
• Open Innovation Speakers Series – Spring 2009: Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, February 9, 2009.
• Invited speaker at the “Symposium Global open innovation networks” OECD, January 23-24, 2009
• Invited speaker at the “R+D+D4i – La innovacio oberta” workshop, Barcelona, Spain, January 23, 2009
• Invited speaker at UNCTAD – Expert Meeting: Entreprise development policies and capacity-building in science, technology and innovation, Geneva, 21 January 2009
• Invited speaker, ITI energy – open innovation forum, Glasgow, January 20, 2009

 

2008

• Invited speaker for the “Open Innovation Workshop”, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 15-16 December 2008, Organized by InnoEntreprise China.
• Keynote speaker at CSMOT, Taipei, Taiwan, December 12-14, 2008
• Invited speaker at Inno Estonia, Tallinn, November 13-14, 2008.
• Keynote speaker at the Workshop ‘open and collaborative innovation’, Society SFI Norman, Trondheim, Norway, Novermber 3-4, 2008.
• Invited speaker at the Chinese University of Hong-Kong, October 30, 2008.
• Invited speaker at the Hitotubashi University (Japan) October 24, 2008.
• Invited speaker at the National Seoul University (Korea), October 21-22, 2008.
• Invited speaker at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, October 9-10, 2008.
• Keynote speaker at the “OI leadership summit”, Ninesigma, Chicago, October 6-8, 2008.
• Keynote speaker at the “LES International - Pan-European conference”, Amsterdam, September 29-30, 2008.
• Keynote speaker at ICPQR 2008 –13th International Conference on Productivity and Quality Research, June 25-27, 2008.
• Invited speaker at the Münchner Kreis conference "Open innovation – Threat or challenge to the Telecommunications, IT and Media industries", April 24, 2008.
• Invited speaker at the Wuhan University of technology, April 4, 2008.
• Invited speaker at the National University of Singapore March 25,  2008
• Invited speaker at "Centrale raad voor het bedrijfsleven": Management and policy challenges of Open innovation: Brussels, February 20 2008

 

2007

• Invited speaker at Nokia – Helsinki December 14, 2007
• Invited speaker at the "Innovation and supply chain management" lecture series, TKK, Helsinki December 12, 2007
• Invited Speaker at NISTEP (National Institute for Science and Technology Policy) Japan – Tokyo, 4 Dec 2007
• Invited speaker at City University of Hong Kong (16 Nov 2007)
• Cas-worksop Oslo 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2007
• EPFL – Lausanne september 2007 (invited speaker)
• OUTLOOK – EDANA: Lissabon september 2007 (Keynote speaker)
• The 5th International Symposium on Management of Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China,1-3 June 2007, ."Value creation from Open Innovation".
• Front End Innovation Europe. "The frontier of front end innovation management research: An academic perspective", Thursday 27th of January 2007, München, "Overview of the latest academic research in open Innovation"

 

2006

• Globalisation and open innovation – Joint Conference OECD-MINEZ, 6 December 2006, Den Hague, The Netherlands
• Senior Management Workshop on Innovation – EDANA, Brussels – Belgium, 29 November 2006. "Developing and using innovation partners".
• Open Innovation, Chamber of commerce,  Katowice -Poland, 28 november 2006, 2 lectures "Open innovation : a trend or a must?" and "Open innovation: how to prepare the next generation for the global venture?"


 

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