IFIA World Congress and
Innovation Conference, Stockholm 2015

 

 

International Innovation Conference, agenda

Day 1, August 25:th, open sessions for IFIA-members and invited guests

 

09:00 - 10:00     Registering, coffee, mingle
 

10:00 - 10:15     Conference inauguration
Opening address from Mr Alireza Rastegar, president of IFIA
 

10:20 - 10:30     Welcome speech, SUF
- the CEO or Chairman of The Swedish Inventor’s Association
 

10:30 - 10:45     IFIA’s importance representing the inventors and innovators of the world.
- Mr Alireza Rastegar, president of IFIA
 

10:45 - 11:05     "Interfacing with the Entrepreneur" - The necessity of cooperation between inventor and entrepreneur
- Mr Örjan Strandberg, chairman of STIK - The Stockholm Innovators Association

                       

11:05 - 11:30     "Why does invention fail in Academia?"
- Mr  Christoph Bartneck, Ph.d, Associate Professor, HIT Lab NZ, University of Canterbury   
 

11:30 - 12:00     IPR and it’s importance in the innovation process
- WIPO representative Marco Aleman, Acting Director/Patent Law Division
 

12:00 - 13:00     Lunch, served in the Congress Restaurant
 

13:15 - 13:45     "Using innovation and inventiveness to solve social and technological problems"
- Mr
Marcelo Vivacqua, Inventor, Researcher, Academic Professor PhD in Biotechnology
 

13:45 - 14:15     "Where do innovations origin?" The presentation of a recent study
LIC. Dr. Christian Sandström, Associate professor, Chalmers University of Technology and the Ratio institute
 

14:15 - 14:45     "The Israel wonder: realizing innovation"
- Mr Oren Simanian, CEO and Founder of StarTau, Founder of StartIsrael
 

14:45 - 15:15     Coffe break
 

15:15 - 15:45     The Swedish national innovation strategy
- Mr Ola Asplund, representative for the Swedish Government Innovation Council 
 

15:45 - 17:00         Panel. Questions

 

17:00 - 17:00         Closing of the Conference