Intersection Conference: this is Intersection 23, the 9th global conference on Enterprise Design brought to you by Intersection Group. This year, more than ever, enterprises and their co-creators find themselves facing a world in motion, full of uncertainties. We see the climate crisis accelerating, AI getting smarter and far more accessible, and the economic growth model creating tensions.
Venue: Vienna University
Enterprises of all shapes and sizes are being challenged to transform work and shift gears. For Enterprise Design practitioners this translates to an unprecedented opportunity to make a difference, using their unique skills of connecting the dots:
First, to adapt and thrive, enterprises need to bring their shared ambition to life and create what's needed up to realisation and delivery. Too often we got stuck planning, mapping, facilitating or coaching. It's clear now that we need to take action, together, at scale and with impact. To do so, we need to identify unmet tasks and needs of people, build new capabilities, and revamp decades of evolved processes and content.
Second, it becomes clear to leaders that these future enterprises have to be sustainable: both self-sustaining as an enterprise, and contributing to life thriving on this planet. Enterprises must start to bake sustainability into their assets, and spot purposeful opportunities for delivering better products and authentic brands.
Finally, people in and around enterprises realise that enterprises are made of people. We need to treat organisations and their ecosystems as communities rather than as factories, and relearn to listen and learn about people's journeys and co-creating stories that contextualise an evolved purpose.
This edition also comes after the initial public release of EDGY, our Open Source tool for collaborative Enterprise Design. We especially invite you to make use of this common language and submit your cases on making sustainability happen in enterprises of all kinds like circular economy, supply chains, sustainable technology architectures, corporate social responsibility, sustainable entrepreneurship and start-ups.
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Early Bird registration is open and ends May 15!
Conference & EDGY User Day: 949€
Conference days only: 864€
Registration includes lunch and coffee breaks, and two evening events September 17 and 18. Student registration is available for currently enrolled students or currently unemployed, and requires sending us a document as proof of status. Intersection Group is a Not for Profit Association under Austrian law and exempt from collecting Value Added Tax (VAT).
Videos from our past editions (YouTube channel)
Christian Felber at X22
Designing for an Economy of the Common Good
Lou Downe at X16
Service Design for Government
Cennydd Bowles at X19
Building Better Worlds
Dave Snowden at X17
Design as Managed Serendipity