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23-24 April, 2012, Helsinki, Finland
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Dr Jukka Surakka
Jukka is Head of Research at Arcada University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.
His areas of interest in research are leadership, trust, intellectual- and social capital. His research focuses on leadership in health care, trust issues and social capital. His current research projects concentrate on leadership, communication, trust and stress management in organisations. Themes cover e.g. good leadership, work ability, social capital, trust, networking and use of social media.


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Jukka Surakka


Dr Jan-Erik Krusberg
Jan-Erik Krusberg, PhD (Econ), is Head of Development at Arcada University of Applied Sciences. His teaching and research interests include: Economics of strategy and management, industrial organization and competition policy. Management education; applied macro-economic issues. Publications on Economics of dumping, antidumping and competition policy, and on minimum wages and unemployment.



Jan-Erik Krusberg


Professor Pirjo Ståhle
Pirjo Ståhle is Professor at the Finland Futures Research Centre, University  of Turku. Her main area of specialization is the capability of organizations and societies for renewal and innovation. For several years, she has occupied a bridge-building position between business, academia and government. Professor Ståhle is often mentioned as a pioneer of Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital in Finland: She was the country's first-ever Chief Knowledge Officer (Sonera 1998-2001), first Professor of Knowledge Management (Lappeenranta University of Technology 2001-2007), and her book on Knowledge Management (together with M. Grönroos) was the first Finnish book on this subject. She has published several other books and more than 100 articles in popular and scientific publications and given numerous lectures and presentations on themes related to organizational renewal, innovative leadership, and knowledge-intensive economy. Currently she leads the project "Intellectual Capital as a Driver of National Economy in Finland (SAIKA)" that aims to build a reliable basis for theories, indicators and calculations (productivity function) to measure the impacts of intellectual capital on a national level. Professor Ståhle is a board member of the New Club of Paris, an international forum dedicated to knowledge society issues.

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Pirjo Ståhle


Dr Karl-Erik Sveiby
Dr. Karl-Erik Sveiby has a PhD from Stockholm University and background as a manager in industry (Unilever) and publishing, (Ekonomi & Teknik, Sweden's then largest publisher of trade press). He was for nine years based in Brisbane, Australia, where he consulted to large knowledge-intensive companies and public government agencies in the Australasia-Pacific region and in the USA. He was honorary professor at Griffith School of Management, Brisbane, and Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, and adjunct professor at Hong-Kong Polytechnic University. He is today professor in KM at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki since 2001. Karl-Erik is often described as one of the "founding fathers" of KM. His books on knowledge-intensive organisations became seminal for the early Swedish Intellectual Capital movement. His collaboration with the custodian of Nhunggabarra law, Tex Skuthorpe, led to the co-written book Treading Lightly - the Hidden Wisdom of the World's Oldest People )Allen & Unwin 2006). His two latest publications are Collective Leadership with Power Symmetry - Lessons from Aboriginal Prehistory (Leadership 2011) and the co-edited book Challenging the Innovation Paradigm (Routledge 2012). He has co-developed new teaching methods and tools that are used by consultants and universities worldwide, among them Tango (managing knowledge-intensive firms), and Interplay (creating value from intangible assets). Karl-Erik Sveiby is on the editorial board of four scientific journals. He has published 14 books and some 50 articles; most of them are downloadable from his website www.sveiby.com

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Karl-Erik Sveiby


Dr Markku T. Hyyppä
Markku T. Hyyppä, MD, DMedSci, is an Adjunct Professor of Neurology at the University of Helsinki, an Adjunct Professor of Rehabilitation at the University of Turku and a writer. His research interests have included neuroscience, clinical neurology, psychosomatics, sleep, population health and social capital. In addition to his reseach, academic teaching and clinical achievements, Hyyppä is the author of numerous textbooks, non-fiction books, essay collections, and a novel. During the last 25 years, Hyyppä has studied social capital and population health. His last book, Healthy Ties Social Capital, Population Health and Survival (Springer), was released in 2010.

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Markku T. Hyyppä


Dr Sladjana Cabrilo
Sladjana Cabrilo holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Her main teaching and research areas are knowledge management, intellectual capital (IC), innovation and change management and business performance measurement and her current interests focus on the measuring and reporting of intellectual capital as well as IC based innovation gap assessment/ innovation measurement methodology. She has authored and co-authored numerous academic articles and papers and has presented worldwide. Sladjana is a member of The New Club of Paris. She also works as a consultant related to innovation strategies/policies.


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Sladjana Cabrilo


Dr John Dumay
John is a Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Sydney after spending 15 years as an independent consultant. His academic specialisation is Management Accounting. His PhD won the prestigious Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award for 2008 in the Knowledge Management category. John’s international reputation as a leading author and researcher on the topic of IC led to him being an invited speaker to the Intangibles and Intellectual Capital: The Ultimate Accounting Frontier symposium at the 2011 European Accounting Association Conference. To date he has published more than 15 articles in internationally recognised peer reviewed academic journals.


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John Dumay


Cristina Maria Morariu

Cristina is a lecturer at the Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania and is currently finalising her PhD at the same institution. Additionally she is a member of different scientific committees. Her current research interests relate to recognition, measurement and disclosure of intellectual capital. Her writing on the topic of intellectual capital has been presented at international conferences and published in academic journals.


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Cristina Morariu


Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruno Schebesch
Klaus Bruno is Professor of Marketing Research and Computational Management Science at the Faculty of Economics, Vasile Goldiş Western University, Arad, Romania. He holds a PhD (1990) and a post-doctoral Habilitation (2002), both from University of Bremen, Germany. His research and international cooperation projects were based in Germany and Romania. Research interests include: automated classification by statistical learning, modelling individual and group behaviour, modelling knowledge and cultural features, e-learning and e-collaboration, innovation processes, social network dynamics.  From 2009 on he is responsible for international relations at the University Business Incubator experiencing the importance of trust formation first hand in new business creation and coordination.


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Klaus Bruno Schebesch


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