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Digital Summit

Beyond the Hype – the Technologies Behind Digital Transformation

The world is changing rapidly, and the change is driven by technology. Artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, blockchain and software robotics: Digital Summit delves into the current technologies behind digital transformation and provides a stage for discussing their impact. After the program, you will know what these hyped technologies are, where they come from and what the future holds.

The main event of the program takes place at Dipoli on the Aalto Otaniemi Campus with panel discussions and keynotes  from experts in the field, as well as workshops and networking. The summit event is complemented by online modules which present the technologies, their context and the implications for business and society.

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By understanding these four hot technologies, you can ensure that your company stays on top of digital development.

You will be familiar with the latest technologies and recognize the requirements for using them
You can plan for the future by taking account of the changes these technologies will bring
You will know how to apply your Digital Summit learning outcomes to your business
You will understand the impact the technologies can have on your business environment


The program is targeted leaders and executives seeking new effective digital ways to improve business.

The program is suitable for business directors and executive board members.


Contents and Schedule

The program consists of a Summit day and four online modules. During the Summit day, participants will hear inspiring keynotes, attend thought-provoking panel discussions, join thinkasprints and network with other leaders and managers. The keynotes and panel discussions give new insights and perspectives on the topics. In the thinkasprints, participants will discuss the topics and apply the knowledge to their own businesses.

The online modules introduce the technologies – artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, software robotics, and blockchain – in more depth. The modules consist of videos and a written script on each topic.

Program structure

Getting familiar with the technologies

Introduction to AI, VR & AR, Software Robotics, and Blockchain

Summit Day – Keynotes and panel discussions

The impact of technologies on business and organizational culture

Summit Day – Thinkasprints

Hands-on practice in how to implement the learning outcomes in your own business and organizational culture


Program Fee and Registration

Program Fee

We offer an Early Bird program fee of € 2,900 (+ VAT), valid until March 22, 2018. From March 23, 2018 the fee is € 3,600 (+ VAT).

The price includes access to the online material and the Summit for three people from a company. Extra seats can be made available at the Summit for an additional fee of € 450 (+ VAT) until March 22, 2018 and € 550 (+ VAT) thereafter.

Please note that the program fee does not include travel expenses or accommodation. VAT is applicable to private persons and Finnish companies.


Register for the program by May 22, 2018.

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