Program 2018

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.

Featured Speakers

Sue Siegel

Chief Innovation Officer, GE

Melissa Schilling

Professor of Management & Organization, NYU Stern

Scott Stern

Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management

Day 1 – Thursday, Dec, 13

7:30am – 8:30am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am

Welcome Remarks

By Henry Chesbrough, Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, UC Berkeley

9:00am - 9:45am

Keynote Speaker

9:45am -10:30am

Panel Discussion

10:30am - 11:00am

Networking Break

11:00am - 12:30pm

Parallel Sessions #1

Industry & Academic Tracks

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Networking Lunch

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Parallel Session #2

Industry and Academic Tracks

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Networking Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Parallel Session #3

Industry and Academic Tracks

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Closing Remarks

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Poster Session & Wine Reception

7:00pm - 7:30pm

WOIC Academic Award Presentations

Best PhD Student Paper & Best Emerging Scholar Paper

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Conference Dinner Event

Day 2 – Friday, Dec, 14

8:30am - 9:00am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 9:15am


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

Industry and Academic Tracks

12:45pm -2:15pm

Networking Lunch

2:15pm - 3:45pm

Parallel Sessions #5

Industry and Academic Tracks

3:45pm - 4:15pm

Networking Break

4:15pm - 5:45pm

Parallel Sessions #6

Industry and Academic Tracks

5:45pm - 6:15pm

Industry Award Ceremony

6:15pm - 6:45pm

Closing Remarks: Professor Henry Chesbrough

6:45pm - 7:45pm

Closing Reception (TBA)

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