Global Innovation
Coop Summit's 3th edition

September 20, 2021


ARE WE MISSING SOMETHING? ...HUMANS?

SEPTEMBER 21 - 2 PM UTC

For sure technology is changing our everyday life, not only at work. But is it always for the better good?

Which purpose are hiding behind big data processing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, …?

Are our privacy and autonomy taken into consideration ?

How are balanced the protection of our personal interests and the impact on the common good ?

  • 2 renowned speakers will explain what is at stake on using technology and keeping humans in control.
  • With the leaders and pioneers of co-ops, we will explore 3 areas where technology is being used to benefit people:
    • Health
    • Agriculture
    • Education

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Designer babies, autonomous vehicles, addictive social media algorithms and seemingly biased Artificial Intelligence systems; technological developments bring about moral dilemmas and questions on the ethical framework of technology.

Diederick Croese

Diederick Croese

Co-founder & CEO of SingularityU Benelux

Previously he worked five years for Deloitte’s incubator where he co-founded Fast Ventures, a venture discovery technology (semantic search) to match larger companies with tech ventures, now part of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services. During that period he co-launched Holland Festival Young, he co-founded Founder Institute Amsterdam, a pre-seed startup accelerator network from San Francisco and he was executive director of TEDxAmsterdam. He started his career as a lawyer, six years at Clifford Chance.

Dr. Sabine Seymour

Dr. Sabine Seymour

Entrepreneur, researcher, athlete, and investor

She works with teams worldwide on new ventures to develop business and finance models using distributed technologies to empower citizens to gain financial value from their data and to fund social and environmental impact startups and organizations. She is an expert in processing highly sensitive data across different systems and jurisdictions in the USA and Europe and co-founded and is a member of the board at data cooperative polypoly in 2020.


3 new Innovative Coops

Prof. Saji Gopinath

Prof. Saji Gopinath

Rabobank / India

Dr. Luiz Otávio Andrade

Dr. Luiz Otávio Andrade

Federação Unimed MG / Brazil

Mary Njoki Mbugua

Mary Njoki Mbugua

Co-operative University / Kenya

Program



Moving ahead in the new Normal - Welcoming word



Introduction to the 20th of April’s event
  • Jean-Louis Bancel, facilitator of the evet


THE FUTURE OF CO OPERATION

As 20th Century philosopher Bertrand Russell said, ‘The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation’ and Rose Marley, CEO of Co operatives UK will provide a keynote with the reality of what this means on its 100th anniversary in 2054. The future of co operation is about to be impacted with technological advances that will completely change the way we live , work and consume and create the optimum conditions for a renaissance in the worldwide co operative movement.

  • Rose Marley, CEO, COOP



EXISTENTIAL FLUIDITY:
THE FUTURE OF COOPERATIVES IN THE AGE OF THE CONVERGENCE AND ANTIFRAGILITY MOVEMENTS.

We now live in a new world. Today, the top performers have either reinvented themselves or explored fundamentally novel growth opportunities, powered by the possibilities of "Convergence" that integrates historically distinct technological and scientific disciplines. "Convergence" erases the boundaries between the digital, physical, and online environments and generates unprecedented opportunities for science, technology and business. But in today's fluid world, being collaborative, adaptive and resilient is not sufficient for survival and growth. Coops also need to cultivate "Anti-fragility" to persevere in the face of continuous acceleration, volatility, and adversity, feed on these conditions to grow stronger, improve their sense-making capabilities, and develop a bias to action.

  • Dr. Fotis Filippopoulos, Corporate Innovation Specialist


3 INNOVATIVE SHOWCASES


LET’S DIG DEEPER INTO SHOWCASE

A discussion will take place. From their experience, Fotis and Rose will share with the 3 cooperatives, ideas, and ways of do ing things to maintain the development of these cooperatives. We will learn more about why these organisations made certain choices over others and what led them to success and what they could do to be even more successful.

  • Facilitated by Jean Louis Bancel


Questions from viewers will be asked to panelists