ESSI Webinar: Harnessing the benefits of AI, Industry 5.0 and other digital innovations – more opportunities but also more challenges for social innovations?

19 October 2023 | 14.00-15.45 CEST | Online 
Registration link (by 13 October 2023):

On 19 October, Antonius Schröder as chair, Monica Edwards-Schachter, Ursula Holtgrewe, Mikkel Barslund and Karolien Lenaerts invite to the 5th ESSI webinar. Ralf Kopp will support the session as discussant. This time the focus will be on the relationship between social innovation and digital innovation. The presentations and subsequent discussions will focus on the work context with the topics industry 5.0 and artificial intelligence as well as digital and workplace innovation.


Item Speakers Chair and discussant
Welcome Antonius Schröder (TU Dortmund University)

The power of social innovation in the age of industry 5.0 and AI.

Mónica Edwards-Schachter (Consultant & trainer. Founder of monValu) Chair: Antonius Schröder (TU Dortmund University)


Discussant: Ralf Kopp (TU Dortmund University)


Complementarities of digital and workspace innovation in manufacturing and services – beyond stating the obvious.

Ursula Holtgrewe (ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation), Mikkel Barslund and Karolien Lenaerts (KU Leuven)