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Frontiers of Dialogue: Mastering Disruptive Innovation and Technology
Thu 2 March 2017, 17:30 – 21:30 CET
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Is the fear of robotics takeover valid? Are we facing a sharp rise of unemployment due to automisation?
What are the implications for countries and businesses with a poor innovation culture?
How can we take advantage of innovations that disrupt the market and force radical change almost in every industry?
Let's talk about it at:
FRONTIERS OF DIALOGUE: Mastering Disruptive Innovation & Technology
We have invited a panel of leading technologist to debate and share perspectives on how to use disruptive innovation and technology to the advantage of business and society.
The panel of experts consists of:
Jacobs Edo, Business Transformation Expert and Author
Prof. Dr. Michael Heiss, Open Innovation Expert at Siemens and TU-Wien
Rita Okechukwu, Network Infrastructure Engineer, Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)
Annabella B. Johnson,Technologist and ICT Expert specialising in International Affairs
This event is curated by Rita Isiba, founder of Aphropean Partners in cooperation with the University of Vienna, Global African Diaspora Studies Research Platform - GADS and the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Chapter Central Europe.
KEY INSIGHTS INCLUDE:
Build on innovation capabilities as an individual
Foster a culture of innovation to survive as a business in the long run
Employ disruptive technology to tackle social issues including corruption, disaster relief, etc.
Alignment between disruptive innovation and sustainability for socioeconomic progress
Opportunities and challenges related to disruptive technologies that we expect to face in the near future
6 (GOOD) REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
Discover from leading experts in business, science and technology with international exposure
Great opportunity to ask questions and speak your mind about disruptive innovation and technology
Get up to speed on key trends and issues affecting the way of business and work
Develop your knowledge for new ideas and approaches in business or work
Connect offline and meet professionals with international in spirit based in Austria
Have a great time after working hours with a motivating mix of great people, music, drinks and snacks :-)
ABOUT FRONTIERS OF DIALOGUE #FOD17
Frontiers of Dialogue is a public panel discussion event series held throughout the year at some of Vienna's greatest locations. We invite you to engage in intellectual debates on timely, relevant and actionable topics related to business, international affairs, science and technology.
Curated by Aphropean Partners, the goal is to bring together bright minds to actively exchange views from an international perspective, and on a wide range of subjects to inspire and provoke conversation that matter.
We place emphasis on promoting trans-border experts and thought leaders particularly in the private sector and civil society to address matters of common interest and immediate concern.
To round off the open debate, #FOD17 events showcase performances from upcoming and established artists.
Panel discussions are held in English language.
WHO WILL ATTEND?
We expect a rich mix of business professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, technologists, investors, academics, the media and most importantly - YOU.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email the event team - firstname.lastname@example.org .
Is my ticket transferrable?
Yes. If you are unable to attend, please send at least 24 hours before the event and we will give you a credit to use for future events.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we will have you name on the list, so we know if you’ve booked or not.
What is the refund policy?
If you don’t turn up to the event you will not receive a refund or be able to transfer your booking to another event.
How to reach the venue?
The Big Hörsaal is located at the basement of the main building by Hof I at the Universität Wien, Universitätsring 1, A-1010 Vienna, Austria.
Plan your journey with Wiener Linien. Another useful navigator is Google Maps