SCHEDULE

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

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 – 10:45  Opening and Introduction to Lahti Venture Program, Joel Takala (HY)

10:45 – 10:55 break

10:55 – 12:10   Company presentations: Ecopal, Häme Finncham, JK Pro Coaching

12:10 – 13.00   Lunch break (lunch at your own cost)

13:00 – 13:50   Company presentations: Solita, Vuohelan Herkku

13:50 – 14:00   break

14:00 – 14:45   Intro to ideation process + Introduction to working methods, Antero Kutvonen (LUT)

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 About pitching, Maija Leino (Useless company) and Tarja Ahonen (LAMK)

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 Introduction to focus idea development,  Mikko Kyle (Ladec)

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 LAMK StartUp Accelerator and to Urban Growth Activity Model, Martti Mäkimattila (LAMK) and Kaisa Vuorivirta (Lahti University Campus)

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 – 14:00 pitches and networking lunch

14:00 Break (jury meeting)

14:30 Award ceremonies

15:00 Cocktails + networking

Please note that changes to the schedule are possible