HLF Summit 2022 Edition

This year, the theme of the 11 th edition of the High Level Forum Summit was “How local &
regional innovation ecosystems support 2030 global objectives”.

🇫🇮 This Edition was hosted by the City of Tampere, Finland. 

Dates: 6 to 9 November – Tampere, Finland

AGENDA

Sunday 2022 November, 6

13:00 A WELCOME DESK OPENS
14:00 A TASTE OF TAMPERE WALKING TOUR (90 MIN)
17:00 A GET TOGETHER 
Building positive futures. Co-creation time led by DEMOLA 
18:00 A TOAST TO THE HLF, INTRODUCTION OF EACH ECOSYSTEM DELEGATION & WELCOME DINNER

Monday 2022 November, 7

Responsibility in innovation

Morning program will take place at the main building of Tampere University, Lecture room 1 (A1). Street address: Kalevantie 4.

The afternoon program takes place at Nokia Areena, Paidia. Nokia Arena locates next to the campus area, left hand side from the main doors of the university. The walk is approximately 500 meters from door to door. Paidia is easy to find when you enter the arena from the entrance A, and immediately go up the escalator / stairs on the left side. Maps are provided at the welcome desk. We have also people to guide our guests.

08:00 A WELCOME DESK OPENS - upper foyer
08:00 NETWORKING COFFEE - upper foyer
08:30 FORUM OPENING - WORDS OF WELCOME (STREAM)
09:00 OPENING KEYNOTE (STREAM)

PLENARY SESSION 1 RESPONSIBILITY IN INNOVATION (Stream)

09:15 ECOSYSTEM GALLERY 1

KEYNOTE: SOCIETAL IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGIES VERSUS TECHNOLOGY IMPACT ON SOCIETAL CHANGES 
09:30 SESSION 1 / PART 1 - Metaverse Technology for the Needs of the Real World

Stephen Su

Senior Vice President and General Director ITRI Industry, Science & Technology International Strategy Center (ISTI) Hsinchu Taiwan

Jong-Il Park

Chairman of Metaverse Future Forum, Korea & CEO of Aria Edge Seoul Korea

Karoliina Salminen

Experienced leader of industry transformation through digitalization, automation, and sustainability

Leif Oppermann

Head of Mixed and Augmented Reality Solutions Fraunhofer FIT Sankt Augustin Germany

Marc Duranton

Senior Fellow Digital Systems & Integrated Circuits Divisions CEA LIST Saclay France

Alexei Grinbaum

PhD, HDR, Senior Research Scientist, Chair of the CEA Operational Digital Ethics Committee

10:30 PHOTO & COFFEE BREAK
11:00 SESSION 1 / PART 2 - Equitable, Diverse & Inclusive Innovation

Donna M. Ennis

Director Diversity Engagement & Program Development Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA USA 

Debra Lam

Founding Executive Director of Partnership for Inclusive Innovation Atlanta USA 

Colette Henry

Head of Department of Business Studies at Dundalk Institute of Ireland & Adjunct Professor – Business Strategy & Innovation – Griffin University Queensland Australia

12:00 INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP 1 - Technology-driven innovation to adapt to and mitigate climate change

Florence Lefebvre-Joud

Research Director & Head of National and International Academic Partnerships LITEN CEA Grenoble France

Yuki Kudoh

Deputy Director Global Zero Emission Research Centre AIST Tsukuba Japan 

13:00 LUNCH - upper foyer
14:00 HLF CONNECT BRIEFING 1 - Building the supply chain & overseas collaboration (STREAM)

Richard Dasher

Director of US-Asia Technology Management Center Stanford University USA 

Stephen Su

Senior Vice President and General Director ITRI Industry, Science & Technology International Strategy Center (ISTI) Hsinchu Taiwan

15:45 COFFEE BREAK
16:15 INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP 2 - How can engagement enhance responsibility?

Nina Rilla

Senior Scientist at VTT Finland and Co-Change leader of the Rethinking Autonomy and Safety Lab Finland

Thandiwe Hara

Regional Innovation and Engagement Manager at University of Oxford and OxLEP UK

19:00 ANNUAL HLF GALA DINNER - Tampere Old City Hall
Hosts

Tuesday 2022 November, 8

Ecosystem Vital functions

The sessions before the ecosystem site visits take place at the main building of Tampere University, Main Auditorium. Street address: Kalevantie 4.

The coffee, startups show and conclusions will take place at Nokia Arena, Paidia (3rd flr).
Street address: Kansikatu. 3.

08:00 NETWORKING COFFEE - upper foyer

PLENARY SESSION 2: ECOSYSTEM VITAL FUNCTIONS

08:45 WORDS OF WELCOME BY THE CHAIRS & JUSSI MANNINEN Executive VP VTT (stream)
09:05 KEYNOTE - Territorial Ecosystems at the Service of Multiform Innovation 
09:15 The example of Tsukuba by Tatsuo Igarashi Mayor of Tsukuba Japan
ECOSYSTEM GALLERY 2 - Technology Transfer, Knowledge & Valorisation Functions (Stream)

09:20 Pitch by the Session Chair/moderator

Tim Boyle

Director Innovation & Commercialisation at ANSTO New South Wales Australia 

Dan Metcalfe

Director of Marketing & Communications Harwell Campus Oxford UK

10:50 COFFEE BREAK - upper lobby
11:20 HLF CONNECT BRIEFING 2: Finding, Attracting, (Co)developing & Retaining Talent

Nuppu Suvanto

International House Talent Boost Manager City of Tampere Finland

Ryosuke Ohniwa

Project leader, JV-Campus & Head, Campus-in-Campus and Platform group, Bureau of Global Initiatives University of Tsukuba Japan

Ricardo Valente

City Councillor for Economy, Employment & Entrepreneurship Porto Portugal

13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH - upper foyer

The buses to site visits leave in front of the main university building at 14:00.

14:15 DIVING INTO TAMPERE ECOSYSTEMS

Tampere industrial tour 

Janne T. Kivinen Director Fastems
Jari Hämäläinen Director Cargotec 

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Tampere city ecosystem tour

Juha Kaivonen Director of project development at City of Tampere
Reijo Väliharju Development director at Hiedanrannan kehitys ltd
Olli Pihlajamaa Senior scientist at Vtt
Hanna Jartti Project engineer at Tampere Tramway ltd.

15:45 COFFEE BREAK - Paidia
16:15 ONLINE & OPEN START-UPS SHOW & CONTEST (stream)
Chair
18:00 SUMMIT & HLF CONNECT INTERACTIVE CONCLUSION
19:00 SAUNA - for registered participants
20:00 NETWORKING BUFFET
Restaurant Kuuma (Laukontori 21)

Presentations

This section is protected by a password provided by HLF Organization at highlevelforum@cea.fr

HLF Start-up-Show & Contest

Well done to all the participating start-ups, each one as rich and inspiring as the next. And congratulations to the 2022’s winners!

1. INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

#1 BeFC Bioenzymatic Fuel Cells – CEO Jules Hammond

#2 Warpspace – CMO Ryota Takahashi

2. 2030 GLOBAL OBJECTIVES

#1 Waga Energy – CEO Mathieu Lefebvre

#2 Fluoink Nanotechnologies – CEO Layla Brini

The unique and singular character of the HLF Summit offers the ideal circle to accelerate the penetration of the international innovation community due to its format adapted to peer-to-peer exchanges and its multiple actors including investors.