SCHEDULE

PRELIMINARY SHCEDULE

Kick off 9th of October from 10 am to 4 pm
Aalto-auditorium, Niemenkatu 73

Facilitator of the program is Joel Takala, University of Helsinki

9:30 Coffee and something to eat

10:00 -11:00  Opening and Introduction to Lahti Venture Programm

11:00-11:10 break

11:10-12:00   Company presentations

12:00-12.50   Lunch break (lunch at your own cost)

12:50-13:50   Company presentations

13:50-14:00   break

14:00-14:45   Intro to ideation process + Introduction to working methods.

14:45-16:00   Group discussion: Groups get to know each other, first discussion on the challenge, Group members’ expertise/contribution to the challenge.

Wrapping up the idea 30th of October from 10 am to 4 pm
Aalto-auditorium, Niemenkatu 73

9:30 Coffee and something to eat

10:00 Welcome

10:15-11:15 Introduction to idea development, wrapping up and presentation of the idea

11:15 Lunch break (lunch at your own cost)

12:15 Team workshops with mentors: first (informal) presentations of the ideas/concepts, selection and development of the idea(s)

14:45 About pitching.

16:00 Closing

 

Preliminary idea pitch 13th of November from 10 am to 4 pm
Aalto-auditorium, Niemenkatu 73

 9:30 Coffee and something to eat

10:00 Welcome

10:15-11.45 Idea development with the mentors

11:45-12:45 Lunch break (lunch at your own cost)

13:00-14:00 Private idea pitches to companies presented by teams

14:00‒16:00 Idea development

From idea to concept 27th of November from 10 am to 4 pm.
Aalto-auditorium, Niemenkatu 73

9:30 Coffee and something to eat

10:00 Welcome

10:15 Team workshop: short rehearsal pitches

11:30 Lunch break (lunch at your own cost)

12:30-13:30 Next steps for students:
Introduction to Green Campus Open Lahti Business and to Urban Growth Activity Model

13:00-16:00 Team workshop with mentors: concept development, utilising comments from the morning session

Best business competition 11th 0f December from 10 am to 4 pm
Aalto-auditorium, Niemenkatu 73

9:30 Coffee and something to eat

10:00 Opening

10:15 Presentations of the company representatives/jury

10.30-14 pitches and networking lunch

14:00 Break (jury meeting)

14:30 Award ceremonies

15:00 Cocktails + networking

Please notice that there can be some changes to the schedule