High Level Forum SUMMIT 2021 Edition

The broad subject of the Summit, “Innovation Ecosystems, key-players in reinventing industry to support a resilient Society”, includes many of the current short to long-term challenges and transitions our regions are all dealing with and creates a continuity with the work carried out in 2020.

Dates: 7 to 10 November – Grenoble, France

Sunday 2021 November, 7

10:00 Registration desk open
Novotel Europole Grenoble
13:30 Discover of Grenoble and its Alpine industrial heritage
18:15 Welcome dinner & informal introductions
Novotel Europole Grenoble

Monday 2021 November, 8

07:45 Welcome Coffee
08:00 Forum Opening
08:05 Words of welcome

Karen AMRAM

HLF Chair & CEA Tech Director for
International Foresight

08:10 Address by French Government official High Representative
08:20 Round of speeches by Grenoble Ecosystem Authorities

09:00
PLENARY SESSION 1
Responding to the needs to reinvent industry

09:00 Moderator

Andrea Busch

Strategic Inward Investment Manager at Invest in Grenoble Alpes

Keynote Industry through the ages

Olivier Lluansi

Associate at Strategy & former French Délégué aux Territoires d’industrie

09:20
SESSION 1 part 1
What are the demand factors and the solutions to imagine?

09:20 Pitch by the session Chair

11:15
Talk Coffee Cross-fertilisation between Sport and Technology

Laurence Epée

French National Fencing Team Member, European Team Champion 2017, 2018 & Wolrd University Champion, 2015

11:45
SESSION 1 part 2
How to make a green strategy successful?

Frank Dudda

Chairman of the association
assembly of the Regional Association Ruhr

Aurélie Picart

General Delegate of the Strategic Committee for New Energy Systems Industry France

Görge Deerberg

Deputy Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT

13:00
Lunch & Official HLF Exhibition Tour

14:00
GIANT Safari

15:00
PLENARY SESSION 2
Ecosystem Gallery - Speeding Up Innovation

15:00 Pitch by the session Chair /moderator

Philippe Rase

Director for Business Planning Sales & Strategic Partnership Programs HPE

16:30
Exploring the Grenoble Ecosystem

18:20
HLF CONNECT Workshop 1
Building the supply chain & overseas collaboration

18:20 Ecosystems viewpoint by WG Leader

Richard Dasher

Director of US-Asia Technology
Management Center Stanford University USA

On stage

Karine Samuel

Vice President for International Affairs at Université Grenoble Alpes
Grenoble, France

20:00 Gala Dinner at La Belle Electrique
Jean-Daniel Tordjman Award Ceremony

Tuesday 2021 November, 9

07:45 Welcome Coffee

08:10
PLENARY SESSION 3
Reinvention as a catalyst for innovation ecosystems

08:10 WORDS OF WELCOME BY THE CHAIRS
Address by French Government official High Representative
08:30 Moderator

Andrea Busch

Strategic Inward Investment Manager at Invest in Grenoble Alpes

Keynote Science helping the global community tackle Covid-19
Keynote digitalisation,An essential path to reinventing industry

Khalil Rouhana

Former Deputy Director-General –
DG Communication Networks, Content and Technology (CNECT), European Commission

09:20
SESSION 3 part 1
What ecosystem contributions (can) make a big difference?

09:20 Pitch by the Session Chair

Xavier Jaravel

Associate Professor at the London School of Economics, Winner of Best Young Economist of France Award 2021

Hughes Metras

Director of the Technological
Research Institute IRT Nanoelec Grenoble

Emanuela Todeva

Sociologist, President of the
Triple Helix Association, Director of the Research Centre for Business Clusters, Networks and Economic Development London UK

Shimpei Miura

Strategic partnerships Fundamental Development Division Toyota ZEV Factory Tsukuba Japan

10:45
HLF Talk Coffee

11:15
SESSION 3 part 2
Success factors to meet the needs of both individuals & society

Tim Boyle

Director Innovation & Commercialisation at ANSTO New South Wales Australia

Samuel Verges

Senior scientist at the French
Institute of Health and Medical Research INSERM & Université Grenoble Alpes

12:20
HLF CONNECT Workshop 2
Finding, attracting, (co) developing & retaining talent

12:20 Ecosystems Viewpoint by the group leader
On stage

13:20
Lunch & Invitation to the HLF Annual Summit 2022

14:30
ONLINE & OPEN START-UPS SHOW & CONTEST

14:30 Coordinators
Special guest
2021 AWARD CEREMONY

16:00
PLENARY SESSION 4
Ecosystem Gallery - Speeding up collaboration

16:00 Pitch by the session Chair

Ahmed Jerraya

Vice President Cyber Physical Systems programs CEA Tech Grenoble France

Moderator

Emma Richet

HLF International Relations Manager & CEA Technology cross disciplinary marketing manager

18:00 Summit interactive conclusion
19:00 Networking buffet-concert by the City of Grenoble at MINATEC
Address by an official representative of the City of Grenoble on Grenoble European Green Capital 2022

Wednesday 2021 November, 10

Steering Committee and 1st Circle wrap up brunch

09:00 SCOM meeting
Summit 2022 kick off meeting
12:00 END OF THE SUMMIT