Business Model Conference 2022

21-23 junE 2022, Lille, FranCE

The global challenges in recent years - not least COVID-19, challenges in the supply chain and rising inflation have made it clear, that companies must be able to make quick transitions and establish new business models. There are, however, also several opportunities for developing the business with new technology, digitization and green transition.

As an Executive, you must develop and future-proof your company by taking advantage of new market and
technology opportunities and utilizing them in both new and existing Business Models. The Business Model
Conference can help you do that.

   

What will you take away from the conference as a Business Executive?

The latest knowledge and research from leading International experts within the development of new Busines 
Models with a focus on Business Design, New Technologies, Sustainability, and Servitization

  • Inspiration from front-runners and Business Developers from trade and industry on how to implement new Business Models to exploit opportunities and meet challenges on the market
  • Possibility for expanding your network of leading international researchers and Business Professionals
  • Company visits to EuraTechnologies and Dechatlon
  • Exclusive presentations, workshops, and VIP catering

The Conference Business Track is a co-operation between FORCE Technology, University of Antwerpen, the IAE university in Lille, Aalborg University Business School and Business Model Society.

    

Major Research Conference with a strong Business Track

With 100+ international researchers and 50+ business executives, Business Model Conference gathers the brightest people within Business Model Innovation.

At the conference, there will be presentations from leading researchers within the Business Model Design. As an exclusive feature, there is an extensive Business Track for Business Executives focusing on the implementation of new business models in practice. The Conference thus bridges research and business - theory and practice. This is the fifth year that the Conference has been held - it has previously
taken place in Venice, Milan, New York, and Copenhagen.


Themes for Business Model Conference 2022

  • Technology-driven Business Design
    The ability to implement new digital technologies is vital for your company’s international competitiveness, and it has a significant impact on the company’s Business Model.
  • Business Models in the Circular Economy
    In recent years, there has been a market change in governments, large companies, and consumers that demand more sustainable products. The ability to adjust your Business Model to the green transition is vital for your company’s success.
  • Servitization: from Product to Service
    Technological Development provides several new opportunities where the Business Model’s focus changes from the product to the associated service. Your company’s sustainability agenda can thus become good business.
          

Day 1
21. June 2022

Program

12:00 - 12:30 Registration

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

14:00 - Departure for Corporate Visit 

14:30 - 18:00 Corporate Visit at Euratechnologies

18:00 - Return to IAE campus

19:00 - Dinner

 

Compayny Visit at EuraTechnologies

At EuraTechnologies we will meet start-up companies working within the conference topics. 

France’s leading incubator, EuraTechnologies is a 1 200 000 square meter cluster of innovation in Lille. EuraTechnologies supports the development of all digital entrepreneurs thanks to a unique methodology and know-how in supporting companies, from their start-up to their international deployment.

Born in 2009, EuraTechnologies is ranked among the top 3 accelerator in Europe. A precursor of French Tech and a spearhead of the digital economy in France, EuraTechnologies gathers 300+ companies, 4,500+ employees, 100+ incubated project leaders and 50 accelerated startups each year, 500+ professional events are organized, and 400M€+ have been raised since 2009 by startups (Seed Money & Series A).

Day 2
22. June 2022

Program

08:30  Campus opens
    
09:00 Welcome 
    
09:15-10:00 Keynote by Ivanka Visnjic
     
10:00 - Departure for company visit
    
10:30 - 16:15 Company Visit: Decathlon 
      
16:15 - Return to IAE Lille
      
16:45-17:30 Keynote by Stefan Haefliger
     
18:30-19:00 Pre-dinner networking
    
19:00- Conference dinner

Company Visit to Decathlon

On the 22nd of June we will visit the Decathlon department in Lille. Here we will see the facilities and we have arranged speakers to tell you about how Decathlon works with:

  • Technology in their 3D Printing Lab, 
  • Circular Economy in their Sustainability Department,
  • Servitization from product to service in either their Travel or Coach Department. 

This day will provide us with a lot of interesting inspiration on how to approach the three themes, how they are connected and how they are handled within one organization. 

Day 3
23. June 2022

Program

08:00  Campus opens
      
09:00-09:45 Keynote 
        
09:45-10:00 Break
        
10:00-12:00 Technology-driven Business Design  and Circularity
     
12:00-12:45 Lunch
     
12:45-14:15 Session of Research Paper Presentations 
     
14:15-14:30 Break
      
14:30-15:15 Keynote by Wim Vanhaverbeke
        
15:15-15:30 Closing remarks

Business Track


€1.250

  • The latest knowledge and research from leading International experts within the development of new Business Models with a focus on Business Design, New Technologies, Sustainability, and Servitization
  • Inspiration from front-runners and Business Developers from trade and industry on how to implement new Business Models to exploit opportunities and meet challenges on the market
  • Possibility for expanding your network of leading international researchers and Business Professionals
  • Company visits to globally oriented companies
  • Exclusive presentations, workshops, and VIP catering