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10 October 12:00 PM - 10:00 PMA house

Get inspired by the innovative companies at A house

The most important ingredients of A block day is, of course, our members. You can't afford to miss all the amazing and innovative companies that are the substance of this vibrating community, and of course, the creative people behind them. During A block day, they will generously invite you to their offices and share their expertise within different interesting areas.

Program

A market 12:00-18:00

The vibrating marketplace for all of our members.

A house, 2nd floor 300min

Lunch

Let's start this inspiring day with an energizing lunch at a reasonable price. There will be appetizers (for free!) from Materiet, mouth-watering Shish kebab by Shakhawan Farook and healthy vegan food from fast food for the future.

A room, A yard 90min

STING: This is how you dramatically increase gender equality in your recruitments 2020

“The proportion of recruitments that resulted in a woman being hired into Sting companies increased from 28% to 40% last year. Learn from Sting’s own startup recruitment experts how they worked with communication, choice of marketing channels and goalsetting to increase the gender balance in tech startups.

Sting, 4th floor 45min

GROW: Get behind the scenes of the Grow packaging lab

Join Head of Design Isabelle in our lab, where we keep packaging gems and concepts created throughout the years, along with new materials you’ve probably never heard of.

Grow, 5th floor 45min

SPLAY ONE: Working with MCN - Best practices

How to be successful on youtube is an enigma for many people. Splay One the first youtube network (MCN) in the Nordics managing over 600 youtube channels knows what is working and not. Join a 30min session - a hybrid between lecture and a relaxing showcase on best practices. 

A auditorium, 2nd floor 30min

DIGITALIST: Become a better purchaser of Digital services

Almost all companies own some kind of Digital service today. It can be as simple as a website or app, or a big complex system. No matter what, most people experience a lot of challenges with these services, it is often expensive and difficult to run these projects.

Rarely do you get the results you want and often it has become more expensive than you thought. What goes wrong and can we act differently to achieve other results?

Of course, we know that and the fact is that how we order and relate to our services is the single most important factor for success. You can't afford to miss this!

Tomas is a digital strategist and business developer at Digitalist. Tomas has 24 years of experience working with Digital services in roles such as developer, analyst, strategist and business developer. For almost 5 years, Tomas has lectured on becoming a better client and this lecture is usually appreciated. This spring, for example, Stockholm City changed one of its procurement processes based on Tomas materials and lecture.

(Presentation will be held in Swedish)

A atelier, 5th floor 30min

LEVELS: Digital Transformation – from buzzword to action and reflection

We would like to invite you to participate in an interactive presentation and discussion on one of the most important changes that is currently taking place at high speed and around the clock. When you are in the midst of strong change it could sometimes be hard to tell details in our everyday life from meta-trends and overall shifts in technology and behavior.

So, join us to hear how we think around these issues, how we turn them into strategy, tactics and collaborative opportunities. We would also like to put things in perspective and sometimes when you look at our history, there are lots of things that have been thought and said in changing times and around new technology that is laughable in hindsight. So, most welcome to Levels for an inspiring session on “the meaning of digital transformation” together with Per Spångberg and Linus Granborg.

Levels, 4th floor 45min

HOUSE OF SPARKS: The power of perspectives

To come up with ideas isn’t the problem today, making them happen is the challenge.

House of sparks helps organisations transform ideas into reality through an action-oriented process that unleashes the creative potential in your organisation, so you can move forward quickly.

During this session you’ll get an introduction to how you can explore new opportunities and turn them into action through collaboration with different perspectives. 

A auditorium, 2nd floor 30min

STING: Tech Startups – why metrics matters and how to identify the right metrics for your company

As an early-stage startup it’s extremely important to find the right metrics early on. Learn from Sting’s business coach Hannah Meiton how she fell in love with metrics and her experience in different tech companies like iZettle and Soundtrack your Brand. Hannah is also a broad member in many startups such as Mentimeter and she’s currently helping Sting startups with their growth strategies.

Sting, 4th floor 45min

GROW: What is the Future of Packaging?

Guiding you in a smart and sustainable world of Design, Circular Economy, Future Materials and Digitalization. Join us for a mind-opening expert panel discussion on the 5th floor. We’ll tell you all about the future of packaging.

A atelier, 5th floor 45min

A better workshop

Join A better workshop to co-create a better (more sustainable) A house, in only 1,5 hours. We will work through a comprehensive version of the newly founded A house workshop process, where you will learn about the importance of slowing down and speeding up, expand your creative thinking, get new tools and exercises to improve workshops and meetings in general, and simultaneously; help making A house (and the world;)) a better place.  

The workshop will generate a minimum of 3 ideas which A house will implement this year, meaning that this is the perfect spot to ensure that your genius ideas will be both heard and executed.  

 A workshop is making room for progress, fuelled by the A house community members. Don´t miss this.

A room, 2nd floor 90min

LEVELS: Strategic Bets

Welcome to join our future-oriented talk in true Levels innovation-exploring-spirit, about the rise of audio, decentralized media, and a potential more inclusive and fulfilling future education. Innocent Mugenga will cover the concept of Learnability, audio-related trends, venturing into the African continent with the startup Afripods, as well as why and how you can and should start a podcast.

Levels 45min

BLIXTEN: Science says gig-going can help you live longer and increases wellbeing

• Fortnightly gig attendance could extend life expectancy by NINE years

• Wellbeing increased by 21% from just 20 minutes of gig-time, compared to just 10% for yoga and only 7% for dog-walking

• O2 commissioned scientific study reveals the power of live music on the human body and mind

Meet the people behind experiences making your life longer. We will showcase some of our live productions on screen together with something nice to drink.

Blixten & Co, 5th floor 45min

SPOIL CONCEPT: Trend talk with Cay Bond

SpoilConcept invites you to a trend talk with trend analyst, author, journalist, lecturer and curator Cay Bond. As the only Swede she was awarded (2015) the French title Officier de l'Ordre du Mérite for her work on French fashion culture. Cay has been celebrated for her outstanding efforts to highlight France as a source of inspiration, history and fashion. She is frequently employed by various institutions for her wide knowledge of sustainability, craft and art in Sweden and around Europe.

Cay Bond's knowledge has brought fashion designers and companies together and contributed to respectable collaborations. During her lecture "Courage", Cay will present how the sociocultural influences in society affect us in design and technology. The increasing changes in development rate affect us and allows for new space and understanding of crafts and arts that require time.

SpoilConcept, 4th floor 45min

A block night

The official after-party with live music, food & drinks. Artist and details to be announced.

A block night 300min

Nasiri

Live performance.

A coustic 120min

Evelina Nässén & Anna Korsgren

DJ set.

A stage 300min

Linn Koch-Emmery

Live performance.

A stage 30min

Silvana Imam

Live performance.

A stage 30min

Speakers

Victor Ljungberg
Group CEO Splay One

Innocent Mugenga
Marketing Manager at Levels & Director of Operations at Afripods

Tomas Persson
Digital strategist & business developer at Digitalist

Tomas is a digital strategist and business developer at Digitalist. Tomas has 24 years of experience working with Digital services in roles such as developer, analyst, strategist and business developer. For almost 5 years, Tomas has lectured on becoming a better client and this lecture is usually appreciated. This spring, for example, Stockholm City changed one of its procurement processes based on Tomas materials and lecture

A house

Cay Bond
Trend analyst, author, journalist, lecturer & curator

As the only Swede she was awarded (2015) the French title Officier de l'Ordre du Mérite for her work on French fashion culture. Cay has been celebrated for her outstanding efforts to highlight France as a source of inspiration, history and fashion. She is frequently employed by various institutions for her wide knowledge of sustainability, craft and art in Sweden and around Europe.

Cay Bond's knowledge has brought fashion designers and companies together and contributed to respectable collaborations. During her lecture "Courage", Cay will present how the sociocultural influences in society affect us in design and technology. The increasing changes in development rate affect us and allows for new space and understanding of crafts and arts that require time.

Talent Team
Sting

Andreas Markewärn
Digital strategist & business developer at Digitalist

Andreas works as a digital strategist and business developer at Digitalist with digitalisation and change management as his core competence. Andreas has coached and guided organizations and change leaders for over 20 years.

Liselotte Tingvall
Executive Advisor Insight & Innovation at GROW

Markus Wolff
Digital Innovation Director at GROW

Mats Linder
Circular Innovation Director at GROW

David Sandquist
Material Innovation Director at GROW

Isabelle Dahlborg Lidström
Head of Design at GROW

Hannah Meiton
Business coach at Sting

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Find the companies

A block day is located at A house on the address to the right. This is specific details on how you find the workshops within the building.

There are two lifts in the building. Lift F (to your left when entrancing the main entrance) and Lift B (to your right when entrancing the main entrance). Below you'll find which lift and floor that applies for each company.

LIFT B:
SPLAY - Floor 2 (A auditorium)
HOUSE OF SPARKS - Floor 2 (A auditorium)
A HOUSE / A BETTER WORKSHOP - Floor 2 (A room)
STING - Floor 4
LEVELS - Floor 4
BLIXTEN & CO - Floor 5

LIFT F:
SPOIL CONCEPT - Floor 4
GROW - Floor 5
DIGITALIST - Floor 5

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The people of A house @ahousestockholm

A block day is a collaboration between all members of A house.