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18
SEPT
2020
Posted by Ott Pärna

Delta Economic Conference 2020 “IN SEARCH FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT MODELS”

DELTA ECONOMIC CONFERENCE – A MEETING POINT FOR INNOVATIVE IDEAS!

Venue: University of Tartu Delta Centre
Address: Narva mnt 18, Tartu, Estonia
Language: Estonian
Date: 18 September, 2020
Time: 10.00 – 18.00

The overall theme of the Third Delta Economic Conference of the University of Tartu is “IN SEARCH OF NEW DEVELOPMENT MODELS”

The Delta Economic Conference at the University of Tartu is a great opportunity to hear what scientists have come up with lately and to exchange views with experts in their field. You can also meet talented students who present their theses and reminisce with their former classmates on common study times. Both the Sandbox of the Institute of Computer Science and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation have their own sessions.

Some of the keynote speakers include:

  • Prof. Jüri Allik, Professor of Experimental Psychology, Academician, University of Tartu
  • Kaidi Ruusalepp, Founder and CEO of Funderbeam
  • Anu Masso, Associate Professor, Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, TalTech; Senior Research Fellow in Data Studies, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tartu

The conference is organised by: the School of Economics and Business Administration of the University of Tartu, the Institute of Computer Science, the Institute of Technology, the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, sTARTUp Lab and the alumni club Hermes of the School of Economics and Business Administration.

The conference will be moderated by: Krista Jaakson from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tartu and Mihkel Solvak from the Johan Skytte Institute for Political Studies, University of Tartu

THE EVENT IS HELD IN ESTONIAN.

YOU CAN FIND THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM BELOW AFTER THE PRESENTATION OF THE SPEAKERS!


        

Kaidi Ruusalepp
Founder and CEO, global funding and trading platform Funderbeam

Jüri Allik
Academician and Professor, University of Tartu

Anu Masso
Associate Professor and Researcher, TalTech and University of Tartu

Urmas Varblane
Professor of International Business, academician, University of Tartu

Mihkel Solvak
Head of Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu

Erik Roose
CEO, Eesti Rahvusringhääling(Estonian Public Broadcasting)

Kadri Ukrainski
Professor of Research and Innovation policy, University of Tartu

Krista Jaakson
Head of Chair of Management, University of Tartu

Marko Mihkelson
Member of the Parliament, Vice-chairman of Committee on Foreign Affairs, Riigikogu(Parliament)

Oliver Kullman
Partner, Private and Venture capital company AS BaltCap

Ott Pärna
Head of Marketing, University of Tartu, Delta center

Tiina Seeman
Chief Culture Officer, Software company Proekspert AS

Jaan Masso
Quantitative Economics (Application of Econometrics), University of Tartu

Anne Aidla
Lecturer on Management, University of Tartu

Priit Vahter
Professor of Applied Economics, University of Tartu

Oliver Lukason
Senior Researcher, Faculty of Economics, University of Tartu

Priit Sander
Business finance and investment docent, University of Tartu

Virgo Süsi
Junior researcher, Faculty of Economics, University of Tartu

Tiiu Paas
Professor of econometrics, University of Tartu

Eiki Nestor
Melomaniac and former speaker of the Parliament

Eva Liias
Coordinator and programme director of Contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Meelis Kitsing
Rector of Estonian Business School

Liisi Karindi
"Asia Update" conference leading team member

Ando Leppiman
Chancellor, Ministry of Economic affairs and Communication

Hanno Lindpere
Partner, Head of Advisory Services, KPMG Baltics OÜ

Reet Aus
Fashion Designer, Reet Aus Studio Store, UPMADE®

Kai Kreos
Director of Estonia-Asia Trade Agency, EAS

Dan Bogdanov
Head of the Department of Cybersecurity, Cybernetica AS

Helen Poltimäe
Programme Director of Business Administration, University of Tartu

Diana Eerma
Docent of Economic Policy, University of Tartu

Marili Vihmann
Chief Organizer of sTARTUp Day

Aet Kiisla
Lecturer on Public Administration, University of Tartu Narva College

Andres Juhkam
Manager, Oasis Capital OÜ

Ülar Kirikal
Head of Credit Analysis, LHV

Hanna Nõmm
Economics III course student, University of Tartu

Emily Sepp
Business Administration III course student, University of Tartu

Kertu Lääts
Docent on Economic accounting, University of Tartu

Kristel Irval
Specialist on Staff development, Telia Eesti AS

Janek Uiboupin
Former longtime COOP Bank Risk manager, Freelance lector

Maret Ahonen
Head of Startup Lab, University of Tartu

PROGRAMME

  • 09.30-10.00

    Morning Coffee

    Delta Café and Terrace

  • 10.00 - 10.05

    Opening Words – Kadri Ukrainski

    1037

  • 10.05 - 10.35

    Talk Show 1: Why do we need new development models and where to find them?

    Urmas Varblane, Ott Pärna, Meelis Kitsing : Moderated by Kadri Ukrainski – 1037

  • 10.35 – 10.55

    How to change by staying the same?

    Jüri Allik – 1037

  • 10.55 – 11.15

    COVID-19 as an accelerator to change business models

    Kaidi Ruusalepp – 1037

  • 11.15 – 11.35

    Data Justice: How to Design an ethical AND development friendly data society

    Anu Masso – 1037

  • 11.35 – 12.05

    Talk Show 2: How to ensure social and environmental progress by involving people, taking into account ethics and security

    JÜRI ALLIK, KAIDI RUUSALEPP, ANU MASSO, DAN BOGDANOV; Moderated by Krista Jaakson & Mihkel Solvak – 1037

  • 12.05 – 13.00

    Lunch and Free Discussion

    2ND FLOOR ATRIUM

  • Parallel Seminars

  • 13.00 – 14.45

    How well do new models on management pass the crisis test

    TIINA SEEMAN: “Functioning of an organization without leaders on the example of Proekspert” HANNO LINDPERE: “KPMG Global CEO Outlook: COVID-19 Special edition” VIRGO SÜSI, OLIVER KULLMAN: “Business Profitability through responsibility – also during the crisis? – BaltCap example” ANNE AIDLA: “Does a worker hold on to a workplace or place of work?” / 1037

  • 13.00 – 14.45

    How to be financially sustainable in an uncertain environment

    Participating: OLIVER LUKASON, ÜLAR KIRIKAL, KASPAR OJA, JANEK UIBOUPIN JA ANDRES JUHKAM; Moderated by PRIIT SANDER, KERTU LÄÄTS – 1006

  • 13.00 – 14.45

    Sustainable progress from the perspective of the organization and society

    ERIK ROOSE: “The possible business models of a public-legal organization” REET AUS: “How to make saving cheaper than wasting – the example of the fashion industry” DIANA EERMA: “The main land resources of Estonia for a sustainable economic development” – 1017

  • 13.00 – 14.45

    The emerging influence of Asia in a world broken by COVID-19 – UT Asia center Panel discussion

    Participating: MARKO MIHKELSON, EVA LIIAS, KAI KREOS JA OTT PÄRNA; MODERATED BY LIIS KARANDI – 1005

  • 13.00 – 14.45

    From Science to Business

    University of Tartu Branch Company Program 2020-2021 program opening – 2nd floor atrium (participation by invitation)

  • 15.00 – 18.00

    Snacks, wine, good music and networking

    Melomaniacs, scientists, exciting people & initiatives

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