Location

Day

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Future Stage

11:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

OPENING KEYNOTE: On Management Thinking, Algorithmic Logics, and the Future of Organization

Management thinking is a complex phenomenon, increasingly affected by representations and algorithmic logics. Here we are presented with an alternative take on what roles developing AIs might play in the future of organization.

  • future
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12:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

The founder story of Carbo Culture & fireside chat on Circular Economy

High end biocarbons from woody residues to sequester CO2 In Fireside chat with Cecilie Ploug Sarp, specialist in Circular Economy, Azilis Advisory.

  • growth
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  • circular economy
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13:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 15MIN

Green values & designing a sustainable product

Sound designer of the Shift soundscape collage “Innovation forest”, Kirsi Ihalainen, Kelosound

  • future
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13:30 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 15MIN

SHIFT BUSINESS TALK: Building trust in digital growth by Gofore.

A socially responsible and successful business requires people-driven change and everyday ethical decisions. This is grounded in Gofore's technology choices and the way Goforeans serve their customers.

  • digital trust
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14:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

Keeping Ahead of Cyber Crime’s Evolution

As human behavior evolves, so do cyberattacks. Adversaries take advantage of every trend and innovation with an agility that would make most Silicon Valley startups green with envy.

  • AI
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  • digital trust
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15:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

DIGITAL TRUST KEYNOTE: Cyber security, trust and safety

The difference between the public conception of cybersecurity vs. the reality of cybersecurity. Keynote followed by a fireside chat with Juha Pietiläinen.

  • future
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  • digital trust
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  • ai
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15:45 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 30MIN

Digital transformation at Facebook


  • future
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  • digital trust
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16:15 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

1H 0MIN

PODCAST LIVE RECORDING: Redefining the next normal

Redefine the next normal of international sales with Teppo Kuisma, Silo AI & Sini Toivonen, SHIFT Business Festival (in Finnish only).

  • growth
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  • future
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17:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Future Stage

5H 0MIN

SHIFT After Party

Business-like Festival, Festival-like Business.

  • future
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10:00 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

Innovation retreat - Morning get-together for attendees staying at Hotel Kakola

Details to be announced.

  • future
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11:00 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

CIRCULAR ECONOMY KEYNOTE: A viable green transition with data-driven circular business models

12:00 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 30MIN

Artful insights to lead in the circular economy

Arts in a transformative business landscape

  • circular economy
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12:30 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

1H 0MIN

PHOTOGRAPHY-FACILITATED PANEL: Picture your growth

How to create sustainable growth in all kinds of organizations? Photography-based facilitation to foster creative thinking.

  • panel
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  • growth
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13:45 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

Environmental cost of modern AI practices

AI has the potential to help our societies become more environmentally sustainable, but modern AI, and in particular large Deep Learning models trained with on powerful computers using massive datasets, have a direct environmental cost.

  • AI
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  • digital trust
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15:00 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 15MIN

Global business networks

15:15 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 30MIN

Creating trust through professional social media

How to build your own professional brand through social media and strengthen trust among your network?

  • growth
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  • future
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16:15 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Future Stage

0H 45MIN

CIRCULAR ECONOMY KEYNOTE - TBA

Innovation Stage

10:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 30MIN

Opening show

Anni Pohto, songs from the upcoming album The Rising, 21st-century feminist Rocky soundtrack telling stories of healing, grit, and empowerment.
10:45 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 15MIN

Opening words by Festival Host & Sini Toivonen, CEO, SHIFT Business Festival


  • future
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11:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 30MIN

FOOD TECH KEYNOTE: Juicy futures of food

Optimistic glimpses of the possible futures of food. Fast moving technologies enable radical changes, some of those will be sweet. Here is what is going on right now and what might happen next.

  • future
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  • food tech
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11:45 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

1H 0MIN

FOOD TECH PANEL: What's cooking in the food industry?

From research to food business - futurist insights from food tech specialists.

  • growth
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  • food tech
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13:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 30MIN

Elements of AI


  • future
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  • AI
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13:45 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 15MIN

Finland is one of the fastest-growing European Startup Hubs

Venture Capital Market landscape and investments in Finnish Startups.

  • growth
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14:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

1H 0MIN

STARTUP INVESTOR PANEL: How to start a growth business in a sustainable way?


  • growth
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15:15 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 45MIN

AI KEYNOTE: AI with a Human in the Loop

AI systems that do things together with humans, supporting and empowering the human collaborator.

  • AI
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  • digital trust
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16:00 — Wed August 25th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

1H 0MIN

PANEL: Learnings from 100+ production-level AI projects


  • AI
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  • digital trust
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10:00 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 30MIN

Second day Opening

11:00 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 45MIN

CIRCULAR ECONOMY KEYNOTE: How to balance with people, planet & profit?


  • circular economy
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12:00 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 30MIN

Digital deposit system enabling circularity of products


  • circular economy
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12:30 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 45MIN

FOOD TECH PANEL: Plant-based food solutions enabling planetarian diets


  • growth
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  • future
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  • food tech
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13:15 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

0H 30MIN

Where our food comes from in the future? Will Agricultural technology transform cities into urban farming fields?

Flash interviews with Janne Saarikko

  • future
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  • food tech
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15:45 — Thu August 26th

LOCATION: Innovation Stage

1H 0MIN

BUYOUT INVESTOR PANEL: How to scale up after corona?