4th Annual World Open Innovation Conference

WOIC 2017 Program, check often for updates.

Day 1   |   Day 2 

Please note this is a tentative schedule designed to give conference delegates an idea of what to expect at WOIC. Times listed are subject to change. A more detailed final conference program will be published in October. Check back often for updates.

Download preliminary program pdf here


Pre-Conference Event – Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (TBA)

Day 1:  Thursday, December 14, 2017
7:30-8:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00am Welcome Remarks: Professor Henry Chesbrough
9:00-9:45am Keynote Speaker
9:45-10:30am Panel Discussion
10:30-11:00am Networking Break
11:00am-12:30pm Parallel Sessions #1

Industry and academic tracks

12:30-2:00pm Networking Lunch
2:00-3:30pm Parallel Sessions #2

Industry and academic tracks

3:30-4:00pm Networking Break
4:00-5:30pm Parallel Sessions #3

Industry and academic tracks

5:30-6:00pm Closing Remarks
6:00-7:00pm Poster Sessions & Wine Reception
7:00-7:30pm WOIC Academic Presentations

Best PhD Student Paper & Best Emerging Scholar Paper

7:30-9:00pm Conference Dinner Event
Day 2:  Friday, December 15, 2017
8:30am – 9:15am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:15am-10:00am Keynote Speaker
10:00am – 10:45am Panel Discussion
10:45am – 11:15am Networking Break
11:15am – 12:45pm Parallel Sessions #4
12:45 – 2:15pm Networking Lunch
2:15 – 3:45pm Parallel Sessions #5
3:45pm – 4:15pm Networking Break
4:15pm – 5:45pm Parallel Sessions #6
5:45pm – 6:00pm Closing Remarks
6:30pm – 8:30pm Post Conference Event (TBA)