Qepler | summits & conferences | Product Development & Innovation Summit, 28-29 May 2019
Event Location:
Berlin, Germany
NH Collection Berlin Friedrichstrasse Friedrichstraße 96
28 May 2019 - 29 May 2019
Contact Person: Evgenia Makar
Contact Person: Evgenia Makar, Qepler s.r.o.
Contact Person: Denis Polikarpov
Contact Person: Denis Polikarpov, Qepler s.r.o.

Conference Overview

Product Development & Innovation Summit 2019 is a 2-day event concentrating on novel approaches, insights and solutions to gain competitive advantage, accelerate and tailor development and innovation processes. Achieve your goals using design thinking and novel technologies focusing on a customer's needs and wants to boost motivation and loyalty in the rapidly changing world.

The featured talks on:

  • Innovative product management: approaches and techniques to bring the culture into the organisation.
  • Market opportunities and trends identification for successful competitiveness: remaining in the eyes of a customer.
  • Surviving strategies in a world of disruptive innovation: using agile and lean approaches for time reduction in market entry and decision selection.
  • Customer-centred innovation: storytelling role, creation of the product based on users' needs, behavioural science use to understand customer expectations and generate new ideas.
  • Continuous innovation for barriers overcome: new product ideas.
  • Gig economy as an engine of product innovation: impact on product development.
  • Leveraging design thinking to boost innovation.
  • Enhancing your PPM & continuous PLM: full view on product life cycle, roadmap & touchpoints.
  • Metrics for innovative product development: understanding the value and using metrics for product improvement and scale.
  • Design centricity: the value of design. Scaling up design. Creating a design-centric culture.
  • Customer oriented development: understanding the customer, detecting the customers' voice & motivation.
  • Ways to achieve the success in the product development launches.
  • Implementing product experience thinking in the company to scale up user experience: understanding, model development, reasons to pay attention.
  • Consumer feedbacks and thinking in the product development: overcoming barriers and traps.
  • Digital transformation & product innovation: relationship, new trends, impact & future.
  • Virtual assistants & data analytics: using VA to enhance productivity of workforce.
  • Artificial Intelligence use and role in product development, design, innovation & PLM
  • Customer Journey Mapping & Big Data
  • Predictive & data analytics in product development: practical case & way of implementation.
  • Data visualisation and product storytelling: customer data, lifecycle planning and analytics in the middle of the effective strategy
  • Social media & intelligent listening for making effective and usable insights from data: approaches and tricks to make proper analysis from continuously changing social media.

Meet our Speakers



Dr. Dirk Voelkel

GE Healthcare, SE

chaired a panel discussion with speakers from Thales Group, Henkel, TÜV SÜD Product Service, Technicolor, Merck KGaA, GE Healthcare, IDBS and Borealis Group.