“Respect Serendipity” presentation in Aalto University on 4th of March

Ilkka Kakko (@Serendipitor) will have a presentation: “Respect Serendipity”  – at the Opening Event of a Seminar Series: “FUTURE OF LEARNING AND WORK AT AALTO” The seminar is open for students, faculty and staff of Aalto University. It is part of the ongoing development of Aalto University’s learning and working environments and feeds to the

Two serendipity lessons coming up, Las Palmas and Saint Petersburg

Ilkka Kakko will have a presentation “How to build an ecosystem to enhance serendipity” on  6th of February at the Gran Canaria Technology Center, Las Palmas. It will be the highlight of the week following three days of negotiations with local stakeholders. Ilkka will also have a presentation “Serendipity Management – the lessons learnt” on 13th

Serendipity Management Master Class in Saint Petersburg on 24th of October

Ilkka Kakko will hold a state-of the art  ”Serendipity Management” Master Class on Thursday 24th of October in Saint Petersburg.  The event is sponsored by ENPI project ”OpenINNO” and Karostech Ltd and is free of charge. Registration is needed by e.mail to – the registration ends on 22nd of October, and be quick, there are

“Serendipity Management”- master class was a success in Russia

Last week I had a “Serendipity Management” master class in Novosibirsk, Russia. It was organized in the context of technopark development event. The feedback from the audience was great, here is one of the key organizers of the whole event giving his testimonial: “Just attended Serendipity Management Workshop delivered by Ilkka Kakko at our innovations

“Harnessing serendipity” event in Helsinki on 18th of June, Sebastian Olma & Ilkka Kakko

Kontoret, Karostech and Serendipity Lab will organize the first ever “Harnessing Serendipity” workshop in Finland. Join us on 18th of June and find out how to successfully harness serendipity on individual and institutional levels! Introduction: Serendipity has recently been recognized as key source of organizational vitality. Successful global players like Google and LinkedIn are introducing

Great events on March in Dundee, organized by “SerenA” – project

There will be a series of inspiring events in Dundee next week. On Monday, 25th March, ‘The Serendipitous Maypole’ will look at how unexpected connections can strengthen the health, creativity and innovation of a local community, which may in turn enhance the natural, social and learning environments. A ‘Serendipity Symposium’ the next day will bring together artists, designers and other

Serendipity presentation in Saint Petersburg on 15th of March

Welcome to an interesting morning workshop at Zona Space in Saint Petersburg on Friday 15th of March.  “OpenINNO” ENPI- project and Zona Space will sponsor an event where the hot topics of innovation frontier are presented. Co-working, serendipity and open innovation are introduced and discussed. This event is free of charge. Friday 15th of March

Serendipitor to speak at the Luova Areena event at c/o Malski in Finland on 5th of March

Ilkka Kakko will keep a keynote speech at Luova Areena (Creative Arena) in c/o Malski in Lahti on 5th of March. His topic is ”Erilaisten ihmisten satunnaiset kohtaamiset –hyödynnä serendipiteetin mahdollisuudet”  – ”How to productively facilitate and exploit the serendipitous encounters between people with diverse backgrounds”. The two other keynotes are ”Community building with the

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