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 November. Check back often for updates.

Featured Speakers

John T. Chambers

Founder and CEO, JC2 Ventures
Former Chairman & CEO, Cisco

Baoqiu Cui

VP of AI and Cloud Platform, 
Xiaomi Inc.

Melissa Schilling

Professor of Management & Organization, NYU Stern

Scott Stern

Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management

Corporate challenges presented by: 

 

Pre-Conference  – Wednesday, Dec, 12

10:00am – 1:00pm

Visit to Facebook (This Event is “Sold-Out”)

Registration Fee: $100.00 includes:

  • Transportation (Bus departs hotel promptly at 9:20 am)
  • Lunch 
  • Tour
  • Executive Briefing

11:00am – 1:00pm

Visit to KitchenTown

Registration Fee: $75.00 includes:
(Space is limited – registration required.)

  • Transportation (Bus departs hotel promptly at 10:40 am)
  • Lunch
  • Tour
  • Executive Presentation: Future of Food (Rusty Schwartz, KitchenTown CEO and Soh Kim, Stanford University)

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Visit to Plug and Play “Happy Hour”

Open Innovation for All!

Registration Fee: $50.00 includes:

  • Transportation (Bus departs hotel promptly at 10:40 am)
  • Presentation (Plug and Play – Deep Dive)
  • Tour /Start-Ups
  • Networking/Cocktail Reception & Demo Tables

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 - 10:00am

Keynote Speaker: Baoqiu Cui

VP of AI and Cloud Platform, Xiaomi Inc.

Disruptive Digital Business Models for Emerging Markets 

10:00am - 10:15am

Networking Break

10:15am - 11:45am

Parallel Sessions #1

Industry & Academic Tracks

11:45am - 1:15pm

Parallel Session #2

Industry and Academic Tracks

1:15pm - 2:30pm

Networking Lunch

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Keynote: John T. Chambers

Founder and CEO, JC2 Ventures / Former Chairman & CEO, Cisco

Connecting the Dots from the Past to the Present & Into the Future 

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

Welcome

9:15am - 10:00am

Keynote Speaker: Melissa Schilling

Professor of Management & Organization, NYU Stern

Managing Innovation in the Digital Age

10:00am -10:45am

Keynote Speaker: Scott Stern

Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management

Open Innovation for Organizational Design

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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