Innovation opportunities and challenges of digital technologies

In this event, two internationally well-known speakers share their ideas about opportunities and challenges of innovation in the digital world, considering digital technologies both as means and outcomes of innovations.

Youngjin Yoon, Temple University Philadelphia
Ilkka Tuomi, Oy Meaning Processing Ltd


Thursday 7th May

09.00-09.15 Coffee
09.15:09.30 Opening (Juhani Iivari)
09:30-11:00 Innovation Space: Doubly Distributed Space (Youngjin Yoo)
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Review of open, distributed innovation models (Ilkka Tuomi)
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14.45 Digital Convergence (Youngjin Yoo)
14:45-15:15 Coffee
15:15-17:00 Discussion/comments/panel
17:00-> Evening program at Upseerikerhon sauna

Friday 8th May

09:00-09:15 Coffee
09:15-10.45 Innovation Challenge of Working with Heterogeneous Tools (Youngjin Yoo)
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12.00  When innovation is hard: Does the open source development model work in hardware? (Ilkka Tuomi)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 The next paradigm: from information processing to meaning processing (Ilkka Tuomi)
14:00-14:30 Coffee
14:30-16:00 Organizational Challenge in Digital Innovation (Youngjin Yoo)
16.00-16.15 Closing (Juhani Iivari)

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