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8 Mar

Welcome Dinner
An introductory dinner for invitees with welcomes by UNDP, an overview of the purpose and structure of the event by Dark Matter Laboratories, and first introductions.

9 Mar

Strategic Risk and Strategic Experimentation

9:00 – 12:00
Keynotes & Workshop: From Current Challenges to Strategic Risk.
An open discussion about the strategic risks facing Asia, with keynote presentations by thought leaders from across the region with interactive workshops providing a  brief introduction to the experiment led response to the challenges we face.
  • Samir Saran, President of Observer Research Foundation.

12:00 – 13:00

13:00 – 17:00
Workshops: From Strategic Risk to Innovation.
Interactive workshops with cutting edge practitioners to provide glimpses of the innovations probing this future.
  • Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Founder and Director of Laboratorio para la Ciudad.

18:00 – 21:00
Exploring the portfolio approach to address our strategic risks.

10 Mar
Developing Portfolios of Strategic Experiments

9:00 – 11:00
Workshop: From Innovation to Strategic Innovation.
An interactive session to develop a methodology for managing strategic risks through experimentation and the Exploration how this applies to our actual reality.
  • Pia Andrews, Former Executive Director of Digital Government in the New South Wales.

11:00 – 12:00
Workshop: Co-designing Experimenting Journeys

12:00 – 13:00
An interactive session to bring our own context into this model and get clear on what is needed.
Workshop: Explore how UNDP and its partners can best support delegates in developing their response beyond the Innovation Days.

Closing session summarising our learning and the way forward.

11 Mar
Building the capacity to do this work

9:00 – 11:00
Keynotes & Workshop: Overview and summary of the programme – our hypothesis and some exciting early developments.

Workshop: From Innovation to Strategic Innovation

An interactive session to explore the methodology for managing strategic risks through experimentation and how we engage our own organisations in this work.
Workshop: Responding to a “Call for proposals” from the programme delegates.
12:00 – 13:00
13:00 – 15:00
The elephant in the room: Keynotes from leading provocateurs innovating our own reality to address the challenges we face.
Closing session and panel discussions:
Summary and the business case for these innovative approaches.

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