Innovation Summit

4 - 6.10.2017
Invitation only
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Innovation Summit

Invitation only

HundrED selects 100 inspiring innovations in K12 education from around the world annually. Our first collection of 100 innovations will be released on the 4th of October in Helsinki.

To celebrate the release of the 100 innovations we have organized a high profile, invitation-only summit for the world´s leading education innovators, and you are one of them!

The nonprofit event will consist of lectures, case studies, workshops and discussions.

The event is free to attend and all refreshments will be provided. Travel to Helsinki and hotel costs are guests' responsibility. If you need help, please contact us.


October 4th
October 5th
October 6th
SCAPE, Tennispalatsi Movie Theater, Salomonkatu 15, Helsinki
1.30 PM
20 minute walk through beautiful Helsinki, or a short taxi ride. Volunteer walking guides leave from Clarion at 1.30 pm to SCAPE.
2 pm–5 pm
Launch Event – Announcing The HundrED Global 2017 Collection
Including presentations from selected innovators
Hosted by HundrED, Saku Tuominen, Kate Robinson and Jessica Spencer-Keyse
Xavier Aragay: Greetings from Advisory board
7.15 pm
Bus transportation from Clarion Hotel
7.30 pm–10 pm
Welcome Dinner, Restaurant Holiday
Jan Vapaavuori, Mayor of Helsinki
Nokia Executive Experience Center, Karakaari 18, Espoo
8.15 am
Bus Transportation from Clarion Helsinki to Nokia Executive Experience Center
9.15 am–9.30 am
Opening Words: Enhancing a Growth Mindset in an Education System
Olli-Pekka Heinonen, General Director of Finnish National Agency For Education
9.30 am–9.45 am
HundrED – The Big Vision Saku Tuominen, Founder & CEO of HundrED
9.45 am–10.30 am
Spreading innovations across borders Caitlin Baron, CEO of Speed School Linda Liukas, Founder of Hello Ruby Prafulla Chandra Barman, Program Head, BRAC Education Program
10.30 am–11 am
Coffee Break
11 am–11.20 am
Fostering Individual and Passion-based Learning Rebecca Amis, Co-founder, MUSE School
11.20 am–12 pm
Leading a School of The Future Rebecca Amis, Co-founder, MUSE School Steven Edwards, Co-founder, Vega Schools Jeff Holte, Director of Education, Liger Learning Center James Steckart, Head of School, THINK Global School Curated by Lene Jensby Lange, Co-Founder, Global School Alliance
12.00 pm–1 pm
1 pm—3 pm
100 Global Inspiring Innovations Presentations from around the world
3 pm–3.30 pm
Coffee Break
3.30 pm–3.50pm
Reimagining Education One Student at a Time Dennis Littky, Co-founder, Big Picture Learning
3.50 pm–4.10 pm
Making Education Relevant in New-age World Shukla Bose, Founder, Parikrma Humanity Foundation
4.30 pm
Bus transportation from Nokia Executive Experience Center to Clarion Hotel
7 pm
Dinner at a surprise location, meeting at the Clarion Hotel Helsinki lobby area
Clarion Hotel Helsinki, Tyynenmerenkatu 2 Helsinki
9 am–9.20 am
The Power of Emotional Storytelling In Education
Cleary Vaughan-Lee, Executive Director, Global Oneness Project
9.20 am–9.40 am
Using Innovations to Reduce Aggression and Bullying Mary Gordon, President & Founder, Roots Of Empathy
9.40 am–10.15 am
Tail Wagging The Dog – Rethinking The Assessment Pekka Peura, Founder, Personalized Learning Paths Jeff Heyck-Williams, Director of Curriculum, Two Rivers Assessment
10.15 am—10.30 am
Making Change Happen in Every School of The Capital Pia Pakarinen, Deputy Mayor of Education Helsinki
10.30 am–10.50 am
10.50 am—11.30 am
Seeking And Sharing Innovations Around The Globe Workshop on how to turn vision into reality
11.30 am–12 pm
Work life in 2030 – How to Flourish in an Uncertain World Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman of Nokia, Entrepreneur, Angel investor
12 pm – 12.30 pm
Wrap Up & Next Steps of HundrED
12.30 pm–13.3 pm


Shukla Bose

Founder of Parikrma Humanity Foundation that provides individual education for slumchildren. A TED speaker, Woman of the year in India.

Olli-Pekka Heinonen

General Director of the Finnish National Agency For Education, former Minister of Education.

Xavier Aragay

Founder of Reimagine Education Lab and former General Director of the Jesuit Schools in Barcelona, a network of disruptive schools in Spain

Mary Gordon

Founder & President of Roots of Empathy and Seeds of Empathy

Lene Jensby Lange

Founder of the Global Schools Alliance, an educational consultancy dedicated to inspire and develop visionary learning futures

Cleary Vaughan-Lee

Executive Director of Global Oneness Project that offers free multicultural stories for schools

Jamie Steckart

Head of School at THINK Global School, a high school that travels nine different countries over the course of three years

Linda Liukas

Founder of Hello Ruby, an initiative that provides tools for kids, parents and educators to understand programming in a fun and creative way

Risto Siilasmaa

Founder of F Secure, Chairman of the board of Technology Industries Of Finland among other organizations and companies and a business angel

Caitlin Baron

Chief Executive Officer of the Luminos Fund. Speed Schools in Ethiopia and Uganda help millions of out-of-school children get back to school

Jeff King

Head of school of Muse School committed to sustainability and environmnetalism

Dennis Littky

Co-founder of Big Picture Learning

Pia Pakarinen

Deputy Mayor of Education, Helsinki

Rebecca Amis

Co-founder of Muse School committed to sustainability and environmnetalism.

Pekka Peura

Founder of Personalized Learning Paths

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And many more...

Travel to Helsinki

The HundrED Innovation Summit is held in Helsinki, Finland. The city can be reached by multiple airline providers.

Traveling time from the Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) airport to the city centre is approximately 30-45 minutes.

Airport website


We have reserved rooms with a special discount at The Clarion Hotel Helsinki. We suggest you book your stay there as all bus transportation to the event venues, provided by us, will start and return to the Clarion hotel.

You can book your stay through their sales office. Remember to mention the booking reference 'HundrED' to get the best possible price. 

Hotel website
Email Sales office for or call +358 10 850 3820