Ovnhallen - CBS
What will be the role of universities and tertiary education in the knowledge based societies of tomorrow? Hear the renowned Professor Henry Etzkowitz from Stanford University give a presentation on his concepts "The Triple Helix" and "The Entrepreneurial University" and the future of innovation for the social sciences and humanities.
Copenhagen Business School
Tickets are free, but you must sign up for a one-day pass beforehand.
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Interested in how how the social sciences and humanities can create value in future business life? Join the debate with Ingrid Stage, Sara Gade Hansen, Morten Løkkegaard, Sverre Raffnsøe and Alan Irwin and help us explore the potential for social scientific and humanistic value creation in future business life.
Up for playing a game? Join us for gaming night at Studenterhuset, where Henrik Hovgaard from Future Navigator will lead us through a game of employability and career focused self creation.
1150 København K
Open event, but seats are limited so please arrive early.
Ovnhallen - CBS
Francesco Avvisati9 - 10.15
2 Inspirational Stories10.30 - 11.15
Pitch and Discussion
- Evoking action11.45-13
Wondering who will be in need of what YOU can provide? Hear analyst of the Centre for Education, Research and Innovation (CERI) at the OECD, Francesco Avvisati, give a presentation on the demand for skills among people trained within the social sciences and humanities in the future OECD labour markets.
Hear Mie Bjerre - ethnologist and Partner at Copenhagen Living Lab - and dramatist Bethina Louise Røge - Cand.Mag. in Theatre and co-founder of Theatre-in-Business - present their inspirational stories on how they have applied their humanistic competencies in the business world.
Join us for a presentation by Lars Frølund from AU’s Center for Entrepreneuship and Innovation followed by a session of discussing among smaller groups on how students can become more aware of their own competencies and how these can be developed and applied in a wider context.
Ovnhallen - CBS
Finals & Winner Announcement, Networking & Snacks13 - 17
The jury committee has chosen 4 teams for the final. These teams will present their case solution and answer questions from the jury committee and the audience. The jury committee and the audience will each award their favorite team with a price – COME CHEER ON YOUR FAVORITE! After the final you will have the opportunity to do some networking and maybe get to know some of the case participants, partners or members of the organizing committee. Snacks will be served.
1554 København K
The final is an open event and you do not need any tickets to attend, but arrive early to ensure yourself a seat.
To finalize and celebrate what is ensured to be an awesome week, we have of course - in collaboration with Pumpehuset - arranged a great party where case participants, guests of the conference, members of the organizing committee friends and family can come and honor Suitable for Business 2012 a final tribute.
Suitable for Business 2012 - March 20th-23rd
The conference will be held on the 20th - 23rd of March in the centre of Copenhagen. The first two days will be an interactive academic conference with great speakers, panel debates and workshops. After these days the business case competition will be launched and 12 teams from Scandinavia will have 32 hours to develop their contribution to a concrete business case. The conference will include students, academics and people from the business world.
Conference: Value Creation
The theme of the Suitable for Business 2012 conference is Value Creation. The conference will seek to identify the opportunities, potentials, and challenges in humanistic and social scientific value creation within the business world. Furthermore we hope that the conference can provide a platform for an inspiration debate on how and where people with a humanistic and social scientific background can contribute in the value chain of business.
At the case competition the teams will have 32 hours to deliver concrete solutions to a real-life business case. First, all the teams will present their solutions from where three of them will advance to the ﬁnal round. The three best solutions will then be exposed to a public Q&A session with the jury, which will be comprised of some of the leading innovative business thinkers. Lastly, the winner will be announced and will receive the prize. There will be drinks and snacks at the networking reception afterwards.