tCL Paris 2019 Conference
Welcome to Exploring Innovation Spaces: the tCL Spring 2019 conference from 29-31 March 2019 at HEC Alumni Premises in Paris. Scroll down for all the information you need.
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Exploring Innovation Spaces
Labs, Incubators, Accelerators, Camps, Hubs, Studios, Hackathons, Garages—these are only a few of the many shapes and forms of the new spaces that have sprung up in recent years to drive change and innovation. Some spaces foster entrepreneurship and the exploration of new business opportunities, while others wrestle with complex social challenges. All of these spaces drive impact and change.
Regardless of their form, these spaces are growing, attracting attention worldwide, and setting a new “must have” in today’s fast-paced, hyperconnected, and complex environment.
In this world of pivots, iterations, and sprints, where everyone seeks their inner Silicon Valley, this conference will offer the opportunity to stop for a moment, reflect and explore the hype.
We are very fortunate to have academics, researchers and practitioners passionate about innovation and innovation spaces joining us as speakers. They will facilitate diverse interactive sessions and share their know-how, giving us a taste of their experiences, and engaging us in a reflective, and dare we say ‘innovative’ space.
So, whether you are part of or are going to be a part of such spaces, or whether you are a practitioner looking for ways to innovate, this conference is for you.
We will draw on the latest research on innovation spaces and benefit from the broad experience in the room to answer questions around:
- How did this phenomenon come to be and what can we learn from its history?
- Why do these spaces continue to be the celebrated exceptions in our organizations, and not simply “the way” that work gets done?
- What are their different types and what are the frameworks, techniques, tools that animate them?
- What is the impact of ‘innovation spaces’ on the system?
- What role for the ‘space curator’ or change agent?
- What is the impact on leadership and what is the role of the ‘leader’?
- How can I grow the ‘innovation space’ in my practice?
- Can tCL be an ‘innovation space’? How?
Paris 2019 speaker biographies
|Speaker||Kary Bheemaiah||Zaid Hassan||Sihem Jouini|
|Title||Senior Engagement Manager, Fahrenheit 212||CEO & Co-Founder Roller Strategies||Associate Professor HEC|
|Biography||Kary Bheemaiah||Zaid Hassan||Sihem Jouini|
|Speaker||Andreas Lambropoulos||Nadim Matta||Jason McDonald|
|Title||Head of IFS Strategic Initiatives, BNP Paribas||President Rapid Results Institute||Senior Engagement Manager, Fahrenheit 212|
|Biography||Andreas Lambropoulos||Nadim Matta||Jason McDonald|
|Speaker||Mathis Schulte||Marc Thompson||Lars Thuesen|
|Title||Associate Professor HEC||Senior Fellow Said Business School||Founder of WIN|
|Biography||Mathis Schulte||Marc Thompson||Lars Thuesen|
|Speaker||Hadeel ABDO||Maha ABOU SAMRA|
|Title||Project Coordinator, UN Women||Programme Manager, UNDP|
|Biography||Hadeel Abdo||Maha Abou Samra|
Our Exploration of Innovation Spaces will stretch beyond the core program as we have the rare opportunity to discover together, as part of our conference, the most elaborate innovation space in Paris, and the world’s biggest startup facility, STATION F.
At the end of Day 1, we will leave the HEC Alumni venue at 17:30 to cross town to STATION F. There, we will be invited to discover the innovation space and ecosystem, meet the people behind the HEC Incubator, and engage around the unique stories of startups.
Following our visit, we will enter the latest concept of the Big Mamma restaurants group, a unique food market: La Felicità, the product of another HEC startup where we will meet 5 entrepreneurs developing their startups within STATION F. We will also join our growing community of CCC, tCL and HEC friends in a fun, engaging and mouth-watering dining experience.
One-way transportation from HEC Alumni, the visit to STATION F as well as the Networking Dinner are all included in the conference fee for registered participants.
Guests of registered participants are welcome to join the networking dinner at La Felicita starting 19:00. There are no formalities involved in their participation; they will be able to manage their own food and drinks directly with the restaurant.
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You will find the detailed conference programme here: tCL Paris 2019 Conference Book
How to Get There
The conference will be held at the HEC Alumni premises in the beautiful Hotel Le Marois, Paris VIII:
Once at this address, a pathway will lead to the Hotel Particulier, where you can take the lift to the 4th floor. Please ring the doorbell to open the door.
Accessibility: please contact us to check wheelchair accessibility.
- Franklin D Roosevelt (lines 1 and 9) or
- Champs-Elysées Clémenceau (lines 1 and 13) or
- Invalides (lines 8, 13 and RER C)
Where to Stay
To enjoy the city, we recommend you stay at a walking distance on the right bank in the 8th or 1st arrondissement, or across the river on the left bank in the 7th arrondissement.
Weather in Paris
Spring temperatures in Paris are variable and we can expect anything from 5°C to 12°C. We’ll keep our fingers crossed for a warmer welcome!
|Speaker(s)||Session||Suggested Reading 1||Suggested Reading 2||Suggested Reading 3|
|Zaid Hassan||How To Make Sure Your Innovation Strategy Doesn’t Suck ||The Rise Of The Prototyping Paradigm||Ellen MacArthur Foundation Zaid Hassan Key Note- The Social Labs Revolution, 2018 Summit||Good Strategy, Bad Strategy|
|Nadim Matta||100-Day Challenges - Can Islands Become the Ocean?||HBR_ Why Good Projects Fail Anyway_Sep03||SSIR_Doing Government Differently_Winter 2017||SSIR.Local Empowerment through Rapid Results copy|
|Hadeel Abdo; Maha Abou Samra; Lars Thuesen||Innovation Beyond the Space: The Case of UN Innovation Lab in Palestine||Driving Innovation Beyond the Lab: the Case of the UN Innovation Lab in Palestine|
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How to Register
This conference is open to 2019 tCL registered members. If you are a CCC alumnus you can now activate your tCL membership for 2019 and register for the conference at the same time.
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