On 31 October 2019, Futures Space will present another Night of the Futures at betahaus Neukölln, this time on the future of the Smart Home. Our speakers in October will explore the diverse future perspectives of how we live and interact with technologies in our homes and give completely new insights into the future. In this event we will explore human interaction with machines, their future development and their impact on life at home.
How do you design for the end of the world? What does the future hold for the automotive industry and which innovation markets will we open up in the coming years?
In addition to lectures and insights from speakers from Porsche Digital, Rasa, BCG Digital Ventures and Futures Space, hands-on workshops will be offered on the topics of growth management, business model innovation and innovation profiling. The Startup network SUN in cooperation with BCG Digital Ventures is organizing a future conference in Berlin on October 19, 2019.
As board member of the Startup Network, I moderated the day and held two workshops myself. Together with Geoffrey Hildbrand I showed the potential of technologies and disruptive thinking.
Together with unconventional thinkers, innovators and thought leaders, we are launching „Innovate! Munich“ we search for new approaches to solutions. In order not only to talk about innovations, but to live them, we are guests at Google Munich. There we will shape the future of the city of Munich with exciting speakers, discussion groups and workshops.
The aim is to jointly develop concrete project ideas for the „city with a heart“ in order to make it even more livable and an international innovation engine!
So be a part of it and actively develop the future of our city yourself!
On August 29, 2019, Futures Space presented a unique event on the topic of Futures of Food. In the betahaus Neukölln we took the participants on an exploration of the manifold futures and the scenarios how and what we will eat in the future. In innovative talks and workshops we dealt with nutrition systems; we discussed about food security, production, gastronomy and innovations and what this means for our health and well-being.
With changing environmental conditions, such as extreme weather conditions, scarcity of resources and population growth, the question arises where we will source our food in the future? Are we jumping from global to local? What are the alternatives to animal products? What role does technology play in food innovation? The focus on health & wellness and superfoods is changing our eating habits. What does personalized nutrition actually mean?
These questions and topics were the focus of the evening. We also looked at changes in human behaviour and consumption habits, as well as how companies and individuals deal with food waste. Another „Night of the Futures“ on a megatrend that will have a lasting impact on our lives.
What will education look like at the universities of the future? Which factors will shape the subjects of study and which technological and social trends will determine the world of tomorrow? At the International Scientific Conference “Bioeconomy and Rural Development” in Jelgava, Latvia on 9 May 2019 I took the participants on a journey into the future.
As an innovation profiler and future strategist, I gave visitors to the conference insights into augmented reality, virtual reality and the seven rules of the future that will enable them to shape the future of their universities.
Have you ever seen a new product, a new app or a new company and thought: „This was my idea a few years ago“? If so, it means you didn’t have a process to move that idea from concept to creation. The startup weekend is your chance to learn how to turn your idea into reality within a few days!
From 03 May to 05 May 2019 I will be available to the participants as a coach and help them to advance the ideas developed during the weekend.
The year 2030. What will our world look like? Has our life been fully digitalized by then, or have we, perhaps even intentionally, retained a touch of analogy? If you look at current technological developments, in less than 10 years we’ll quickly see ourselves in the sci-fi worlds we know from movies or books.
But how does the future look in our day-to-day work? How can we manage these disruptive projects and what skills does a project manager need in 2030?
My interview with the Project Management Institute Denmark gives an insight into the challenges and opportunities of Project Management 2030. At their conference „Passion of the Profession“ in Copenhagen I will speak about the disruption of project management.
Passion of the profession: Interview with Alexander Pinker
Further information about the conference can be found here!
We are in the midst of a revolution! New processes, innovations and technologies are developing at an unprecedented pace and are changing the world in which we live in a sustainable way, not even stopping at the education sector.
The tools for digital change are manifold. Alexander Pinker therefore took the participating pedagogues of the International Conference on Education in Vienna, visitors of the International Conference on Education 2018, on a journey into the world of tomorrow and gave insights into the future of education.
The participants of the day came from 26 countries.
Today we would like to draw your attention to a workshop. Alexander Pinker has been supporting the Silicon Vilstal initiative for three years now.
Silicon Vilstal is a regional participatory initiative on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and creativity northeast of Munich, around Vilsbiburg and Geisenhausen. The event will be realized by an honorary team, to which Pinker also belongs, and made possible together with people, companies, institutions and media from the region and far beyond.
The programme captivates with its international experts, initiatives from all over Germany and exciting regional players.
On Saturday, September 22, 2018, our workshop on „Future trends – how robotics, artificial intelligence and automation can change our everyday lives and jobs“ will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bavarian Trachtenkulturzentrum in Geisenhausen. Our world is changing. We are hearing more and more about the increasing automation of work and everyday life. But is the arrival of robots and virtual assistants a curse or a blessing? In this workshop, innovation profiler and future strategist Alexander Pinker gives an insight into the current state of technology and takes the participants on a search for the current opportunities behind the technology trend.
Further information about the festival, which will take place from 21 – 23 September 2018, can be found here!
The age of Bitcoin and Blockchain holds enormous potential for companies – be it in the context of new lucrative market niches or creative, revolutionary innovations that can be developed not only in the technical sector but also in the service sector.
Together with Daniel G. Bieber from PotentialMasters, Alexander Pinker organized an interactive lecture evening on blockchain, crypto currency and megatrends.