Cphbusiness Future Summit 2016

On 6 October in Forum, exponential development and the future of the labor market were at the top of the agenda.

01 September 2016

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Future Summit was a big success. Forum was filled with students, Cphbusiness employees and companies. It was a day, where the future became the present, and where world-class keynote speakers put focus on some of the technologies that will shape your workplace, management styles and poses new ethical demands! Future Summit was only the first step in placing the Future on the agenda – we will be continuously updating you on any new developments on here. 

Recap from the day here!

We have collected some inspirational material from the day here:

We will update this if we get the opportunity to upload any more material. Unfortunately, we do not have permission to disclose the material from our two keynote speakers from Singularity University, Raymond McCauley and David Roberts.

  • Anders Hvids’ talk “Welcome to the Future: Introduction to the Exponential Technological Development” (video in danish).

  • Thomas Terneys’ talk “The Intelligent Future: Artificial Intelligence – When Computers Become Smart” (video in danish).

  • Kris Østergaards’ talk “Tomorrows’ Companies are Exponential Organizations” (video in danish).

  • “Managing a new generation” – download the research report which we gave a sneak peak of on the day and obtain an insight into the newest research (video in danish).

Check out the start-ups, that pitched on the EXPO stage and who, in record time, have created new business models within shared economy, virtual reality, DNA-testing, artificial intelligence and much more.

Start-ups on the EXPO stage: 

Future Summit

virtual reality

See more pictures and interviews from the day on facebook, instagram and with the hashtag #cphbusinessfuture

On the stage there were keynote speakers like:

David Roberts

David Roberts is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on disruptive innovation and exponentially advancing technology. David Roberts served as Vice President of Singularity University and two-time Director (and alum) of the Global Solutions Program.

He is an award winning CEO and serial entrepreneur, and has started ventures backed with over $100 million of investment from Kleiner Perkins, Vinod Khosla, Cisco, Oracle, Accenture, In-Q-Tel, and others. He has received numerous awards and medals and has led the development of some of the most complex, state-of-the art systems ever built, including satellites, drones, and fusion centers.

Raymond McCauley

Raymond McCauley is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur working at the forefront of biotechnology. He is the Chair of Singularity University's Biotech Track and one of the four founding faculty at Singularity University.

He is co-founder and Chief Architect for BioCurious, a hackerspace for biotech, and part of the team that developed next generation DNA sequencing at Illumina. He has worked in bioinformatics, cancer sequencing, and personal genomics. His work and story have been featured in Wired, Forbes, Time, and Nature.

Programme - 6 October 2016

08:00

Summit opens.
Coffee and Future Exhibition.

09:00

Youth of Tomorrow: Welcome
By Ole Gram-Olesen, President, Cphbusiness

Preparation for the Future
By Laila Pawlak, CEO, DARE2 & DARE2mansion

Welcome to the Future: Introduction to the Exponential Technological Development
By Anders Hvid, CEO, DareDisrupt

Your Body Is the Next Computer!
By Raymond McCauley, Chair Biotechnology, Singularity University

Your Future Moment
By Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm, artist and PhD student, Royal College of Art, London

11:30

Lunch and Future Exhibitions

12:30

The Intelligent Future: Artificial Intelligence - When Computers Become Smart
By Thomas Terney, CEO, React

Verdict Over the Future: Future Dilemma and What You Want to Do About It
By Judgebot

13.45

Break, Coffee and Future Exhibitions

14.15

Tomorrow's Companies Are Exponential Organizations
By Kris Østergaard, Chief Innovation Officer, DARE2 & DARE2mansion

Disruption and the Winners of the Future
By David Roberts, Faculty, Singularity University

16:00
Goodbye and Off Into the Future!

Questions?

Do not hesitate to contact us at futuresummit@cphbusiness.dk if you have any questions regarding Cphbusiness Future Summit 2016.

You can meet

  • David Roberts

    David Roberts is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on disruptive innovation and exponentially advancing technology. David Roberts served as Vice President of Singularity University and two-time Director (and alum) of the Global Solutions Program.

    He is an award winning CEO and serial entrepreneur, and has started ventures backed with over $100 million of investment from Kleiner Perkins, Vinod Khosla, Cisco, Oracle, Accenture, In-Q-Tel, and others. He has received numerous awards and medals and has led the development of some of the most complex, state-of-the art systems ever built, including satellites, drones, and fusion centers.

  • Raymond McCauley

    Raymond McCauley is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur working at the forefront of biotechnology. He is the Chair of Singularity University's Biotech Track and one of the four founding faculty at Singularity University.

    He is co-founder and Chief Architect for BioCurious, a hackerspace for biotech, and part of the team that developed next generation DNA sequencing at Illumina. He has worked in bioinformatics, cancer sequencing, and personal genomics. His work and story have been featured in Wired, Forbes, Time, and Nature.

  • Thomas Terney

    Thomas Terney is an expert on artificial intelligence, the CEO and founder of React, a public speaker, and business innovation facilitator who helps organizations to understand the disruptive impact of digital technologies.

    His background is in healthcare and, among other things, he has served as the Director of IT Strategy and Demand Management at Novozymes. Thomas Terney has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Roskilde University.

  • Kris Østergaard

    Kris Østergaard is a sought-after researcher, speaker, and one of the world's leading experts on Exponential Organizations as well as the translator of the best-selling book on the topic by Salim Ismail into Danish. Kris Østergaard, along with his partner Laila Pawlak is the author of The Fundamentals 4: how to design extraordinary customer experiences in an exponential world.

    He is the co-founder of the startup accelerator and corporate incubator thinkubator, the co-working space DARE2mansion, and the innovation agency DARE2.  Kris Østergaard is an advisor and investor in several start-ups, one of the founders of the SingularityU Copenhagen Chapter and faculty at Singularity University.

  • Laila Pawlak

    Laila Pawlak is an international speaker and expert on disruption and future customer experiences. She is the founder of the award winning companies DARE2, DARE2mansion, and thinkubator and is part of the faculty at Singularity University.

    Laila Pawlak is recognized as one of the most talented business leaders in Denmark and has been nominated for Female Entrepreneur of the Year twice.

  • Anders Hvid

    Anders Hvid is an entrepreneur, speaker, futurist and the author of “Face the Future”. He is faculty at Singularity University and head of its Copenhagen Chapter and an alum of the Graduate Studies Program.

    Anders Hvid is the founder of DareDisrupt working with corporates to create radical innovation, strategy and business development based on new technologies. He is also an expert in 3D printing.

  • Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm

    Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm is a young Danish artist, researcher and speaker. She works in the cross-section between art, new technology and user interactivity. E.g. she investigates new potentials in the fields of artificial intelligence and virtual reality. Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm is well known for the concept “The impossible’s possibility” and her large-scale artworks at the Danish Parliament Christiansborg, The Royal Danish Theatre and Copenhagen Metro.

    Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm is a PhD student in Fine Art at Royal College of Art in London. Cecilie holds an MA Fine Art from University of the Arts London and a Cand.Merc. from Copenhagen Business School. Further she has been working as a management consultant.

    Learn more at www.ceciliefalkenstrom.com

Programme for the EXPO Stage