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VISION CONFERENCE

Leading to a Digital Future

Tallinn University of Technology | September 20, 2018

INVITATION

Hand-in-hand with the Republic of Estonia Tallinn University of Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The highlight of the celebrations will be the TalTechDigital Vision Conference – Launching Our Digital Future on September 20th 2018.

TalTech - Tallinn University of Technology - is a Nordic leader of information and communication technology education and the number one provider of ICT skills for the society.

The digital transformation of Estonia has emerged with the help of TalTech. Our strategic goal is to further invigorate and promote the technological development of Estonia by future-oriented education, cutting edge research and engaging with partners to further innovation and creative thinking in Estonia and beyond.

TalTechDigital Vision Conference will explore into the strategy of building a road map to realise these goals and values. The versatile programme will feature strategic keynote presentations and lively education innovation showcases from hotspots like Japan, UAE, US and UK. We will also witness examples of cooperation between the university and companies, presented in the intense Pecha Kucha format and reserve some time to wrap the day up with a discussion that involves every participant.

Please get acquainted with the participation terms and register at your earliest convenience.

Jaak Aaviksoo

Jaak Aaviksoo

PROGRAMME

8:30
Registration and Morning Coffee
OPENING
9:30
Conference Opening
Heikki Haldre, Chairman, The Future of Retail Organisation
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9:40
Rector's Greeting
Jaak Aaviksoo, Rector, TalTech University
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KEYNOTES
9:55
How a Nordic Humanist Became a Believer in the Digital Revolution
Alexander Stubb, Vice President, European Investment Bank
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10:30
A New Educational Paradigm for the Digital Revolution
Carlota Pérez, Visiting Professor, TalTech University, School of Business and Governance: Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance
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11:00
Networking Break
TALTECHTALKS: Greetings from Education Hotspots
11:30
Computation-in-Memory: Hope of Hype?
Said Hamdioui, Chair Professor on Dependable and Emerging Computing Technologies, Head of Computer Engineering Laboratory, Delft University of Technology
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11:50
How Professionals Use Mathematics to Solve Real-World Problems in the 21st Century
Keith Devlin, Executive Director, H-STAR Institute Stanford University
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12:10
Inventing the Future of Higher Education: Technology-Enhanced Learning & Teaching, AI, and Our Lifelong Learning
Toru Iiyoshi, Deputy Executive Vice President for Education; Director & Professor, The Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education; Professor, Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University
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12:30
Building Future Generations: How Technological Disruptions are Impacting Our Human Capital
Razan Al Ayed, Advisor to the Minister of State for Higher Education in UAE and Director of Policy and Delivery, Education and Human Resources Council
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13:00
Networking Lunch
PECHA KUCHA SESSION: Best Practice of Cooperation with the University
14:00
Case Eesti Energia
Hando Sutter, CEO, Eesti Energia
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14:12
Case Protex
Helena Almqvist, Managing Director, Protex Balti
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14:24
Case Optofluid Technologies
René Jõeleht, CEO, Optofluid Technologies
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14:36
Case e-Governance
Robert Krimmer, Professor of e-Governance, TalTech University
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14:48
Case Thinnect
Jürgo Preden, Founder and CEO, Thinnect
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15:00
Case Iseauto
Raivo Sell, Program Manager of Product Development & Robotics Senior Researcher, TalTech University
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15:15
Networking Break
OPEN DISCUSSION
15:45
What Will the Future University Look Like?
Urmas Vaino, Journalist and Estonian Public Broadcasting TV Presenter
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16:45
Closing Remarks
Jaak Aaviksoo, Rector, TalTech University
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17:00
Closure of the Conference

REGISTRATION

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Participation. Participation at the conference is by invitation only.

Cancellation. You can cancel your participation by notifying us in written to margot@confent.com.

Language. The working languages of the conference will be Estonian and English. Synchronised interpretation will be provided into both languages.

Contact. Please feel free to contact margot@confent.com if you have additional questions.

Privacy policy. Here you can read about how we protect and use the data that you leave upon registration.

APP

Conference app Worksup will be used at the event. It enables to follow the program, ask questions from speakers and create a networking profile for yourself to set up networking meetings.

Please open the app from your device browser at the address app.worksup.com and insert the Event ID TALTECH18 to enter the event (opens automatically by clicking the link).

Please note that your profile in the app is device based so we recommend to create the profile at the device you will be using at the event (your phone, e.g)

LOCATION

The event takes place in the assembly hall of Tallinn University of Technology. For the entrance to the building, use the main doors.

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