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  18.11.19 [Article] Energy transition: A Climate for Change by Gabrielle Walker

During Trend Session 8 on September 30th, strategy expert Gabrielle Walker approached the subject of the energy transition during a 45-minute talk. We asked her to explore this topic further through an article. After first pointing out the urgency of the issue, Gabrielle then focuses on two sectors which can do a lot by changing a little, namely buildings and transport.
Her credo is “We have to get really serious right now!”Gabrielle shares her optimistic view on how the world could be a better place in the coming years if the climate crisis is taken seriously.

 

 
  29.10.19 [Replay] The energy transition, the future is now by Gabrielle Walker

During Trend Session 8 on September 30th, strategy expert, speaker and moderator Gabrielle Walker – both inspiring and experienced – approached the subject of the energy transition. Using specific examples, she pointed to the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for specific and immediate actions by everyone concerned (public, governments, politicians, etc.) worldwide. She also spoke about a great many solutions that are already out there and of the enormous potential offered by solutions still to be developed.

A round table took place after the conference to understand what role Hager can play and what projects are already under way in this area.

 
  16.10.19 [Article] The future of music: Singing tomorrows? by Cédric Fabre

Prehistoric, traditional or classical instruments, technological development then transition to the digital age, from prehistory to the present day, music has never stopped evolving. So what does the future hold for us? How will music be created? How will we listen to it? How will it be broadcast? What role will AI and digital play?

Journalist and writer Cédric Fabre takes us on a journey into the future of music through a foresight exercise.

 
  18.09.19 [Article] The future of mobility by Leo Johnson

On land, in the sky, on water, means of transport have been evolving constantly since the dawn of time. Developments providing ever more power and speed have emerged, from the horse to the electric car via the locomotive and the plane, but sometimes they are detrimental to our planet. Alternative forms of mobility are appearing, less focused on the use of fossil fuels and thus emitting less carbon dioxide. So, when will we all travel by electric vehicle? What impact will the technologies have on our transport ecosystem? Will these changes be the same everywhere in the world? Leo Johnson, an expert in economics and sustainable development, shares with us his vision of mobility in the short to medium term.

 
  28.08.19 [Interview] Biomimetics, its challenges, its future by Idriss Aberkane

The problem for nations and companies today is to maintain a rise in the standard of living and wealth creation while at the same time preserving the environment.

Biomimetics, which consists in taking inspiration from nature to innovate, preferably in a sustainable way, is a possible solution to this problem. Companies, whatever their sector, have become more aware of nature and increasingly draw inspiration from it.

But what are the economic challenges facing businesses? What opportunities are open to Hager? What future trends are emerging in biomimetics? Idriss Aberkane, a specialist in biomimetics, answers all these questions in this second part of his interview.

Read the first part of the interview by clicking HERE.

With Idriss Aberkane, explore biomimetics and discover ist challenges & future

 
  29.07.19 [Interview] Biomimetics by Idriss Aberkane

Biomimetics, a science known since antiquity, inspires and fascinates Man. In the 4th century Aristotle observed nature, then in the 15th century Leonardo da Vinci imitated nature by drawing his first plans for flying machines. The latter wrote “Go take your lessons in nature, that is where our future is.” Since then, we have witnessed the birth of many innovations inspired by nature: the aeroplane, Velcro, or the new generation of wind turbines.

With Idriss Aberkane, explore biomimetics and discover how it can help companies meeting current challenges.  

 
  13.06.19 [Article] The future of energy by Leo Johnson

Leo Johnson, an expert in the economy and sustainable development, spoke at a Hager Forum conference on the circular economy in September 2018. He took this idea even further in a first article on the future of the circular economy published in April 2019. In this new article, Leo Johnson invites us to think further about the future of energy while also offering some answers using concrete examples, an economic approach, a state of play and some projections for the short to medium term. Find out more about the future of energy.

 
  28.05.19 [Interview] Smart home, future market opportunities and trends

In April 2019, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, an expert in the Internet of Things, spoke about the smart home during a conference at Hager Forum. In this interview you will discover her vision of the current state of housing, buildings and connected cities. Geographical and socio-economic aspects are examined later on. Alexandra then sets out the market opportunities and trends that companies and individuals will be facing in 10, 20, or 30 years' time. Explore the future of the smart home with Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino.

 
  09.05.19 Talk: Smart home, how did our homes become smart?

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, our visiting expert on the Internet of Things, presented the key developments in our living places as we move towards smart homes during the April 4th 2019 conference at Hager Forum. Hager has been present in the smart home market for 20 years, therefore this is one of its strategic business areas.

 
  08.04.19 The future of the circular economy by Leo Johnson

In September 2018, Leo Johnson gave a talk on the circular economy at Hager Forum. We asked him to continue to share his thoughts via this article, in which you will find out what the circular economy consists of, a few current examples of companies that have applied it and have developed new profitable and sustainable business models, along with the opportunities and perspectives in economic terms.

 
  02.04.19 "Pop Up": a temporary exhibition to take you behind the scenes of Hager Group

In January 2019, Hager Forum launched a new "Pop Up" event format: temporary exhibitions to take you behind the scenes (and more) of a Hager Group product or solution. 

 
  11.03.19 Smart home: challenges for the home of the future

Buildings are getting smarter, and that's just the beginning! How did we come to integrate the "smart" concept into our living spaces? What is a "smart home" and what are the future challenges for users and professionals?

 
  18.02.19 Artificial intelligence today and tomorrow I Daniel Hulme.

Daniel Hulme held a conference about artificial intelligence (AI) on November 15th at Hager Forum. In this interview he explains what AI is and how to differentiate it from optimisation processes.  

 
  06.02.19 Interview with Marc Halevy: adapt or disappear.

The world is changing and we need to understand why. What is happening to us and our planet, our societies, our businesses? 

 
  29.01.19 Four reasons to follow Hager Forum in 2019

Want to explore the future? Welcome to Hager Forum!
In 2019, we have three important developments in store for you and (at least) six appointments that are not to be missed. 

 
  09.01.19 A year of exchange, openness and collaboration at Hager Forum

In 2018, Hager Group's visitors, partners and employees once again chose Hager Forum for gatherings where exchange, openness and collaboration were the name of the game.

 
  21.12.18 Talk : Artificial intelligence for humans

„Best conference ever!“ Daniel Hulme, our guest and expert in artificial intelligence, took the audience on a journey to the world of artificial intelligence with his optimistic and lively style.

 
  30.10.18 The circular economy: an economic model for the future?

On September 28, Leo Johnson, our guest expert on sustainable development, projected his audience into the future at Trend Session #7 using four different economic models - exponential technologies, linear, post-linear and circular. 

 
  04.07.18 Hager Forum, the company in the era of collaboration

We needed a space to foster meetings and exchanges between members of the Hager community and the outside world. This was the idea of Daniel Hager, CEO of Hager Group, to facilitate the transition to the future, towards a more innovative, more interconnected and collaborative company. 

 
  28.06.18 Business ethics, when the company reconciles profits and values

Business ethics: the central theme of European Sustainable Development Week at Hager Forum.

 
  22.05.18 Creativity Week 2018 – You can achieve the impossible!

Beyond creativity: exchanges, synergies, new projects and a stirring conference

 
  01.03.18 Trend Session #6: Eight major changes on the horizon

We were pleased to organise Trend Session #6 at Hager Forum on February 5th. On that occasion, our speaker, the futurist Anne Lise Kjaer explored the main trends of the coming years through the prism of the 4 P's: People, Planet, Purpose, and Profit.

 
  29.01.18 Another exciting year at Hager Forum in 2018

Save the dates! The "Be the change" programme

We work with internal partners (innovation, sustainable development, transformation, etc.) to propose subjects related to the transformation of the company.

 
  20.12.17 Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things: an impossible equation?

"Individuals can become the strongest link in cybersecurity."

Ethical hacking and the psycho-sociology of cybersecurity were included on the conference agenda.

 
  02.11.17 Trend Session #5: The Blockchain revolution

In her talk, Nell Watson highlighted Blockchain's transformation potential. This covers areas that are not limited to finance or smart contracts, such as the supply chain, energy, IoT or artificial intelligence.

 
  09.10.17 The satisfaction of being a good host

Hager Forum: Interview with Christian Gras.

 
  07.09.17 Company culture in the 21st Century: Collaborative management, bottom up and collective intelligence

The company of 21th Century wil draw upon cooperative organisation and be based on collective intelligence. This was the theme set out by Irène Papaligouras, a management specialist who coaches major global groups and startups on strategy.

 
  04.07.17 Hager Forum celebrates its second birthday

After two years of existence, Hager Forum is on the up and up

 
  27.06.17 A more than positive assessment: from 29 May to 2 June 2017, more than 360 people took part in Positive Impact Week #2

From 29 May to 2 June 2017: More than 360 people took part in Positive Impact Week #2

 
  06.06.17 Back to Creativity week at Hager Forum

The second edition of Creativity Week has sparked enthusiasm.

 
  29.11.16 "Love can do": How the economics of knowledge can transform learning

"Knowledge is by far the most essential economic resource”. In what ways does this formula have magnificent consequences? That is what Idriss Aberkane came to unveil.

 
  15.10.16 Trend Session – Open inspiration #3

Last March, Hager Forum launched a new event format called Trend Sessions.

 
  08.07.16 Hager Forum, one year on!

On 4th July 2015, after 21 months of hard work, Hager Forum was officially opened in the presence of members of the Hager family plus one hundred guests and officials.

 
  24.06.16 Mann auf Stier: new outdoor sculpture by Stephan Balkenhol unveiled at Hager Group in Obernai, France

On 24th June 2016 a sculpture by the internationally renowned German artist Stephan Balkenhol was unveiled at Hager Group in Obernai (Alsace, France).

 

 
  08.07.15 Hager Forum is now open: a hub of inspiration and innovation.

After just 21 months of construction work, Hager Forum was officially opened on Saturday 4th July.

 

[Article] Energy transition: A Climate for Change by Gabrielle Walker


[Replay] The energy transition, the future is now by Gabrielle Walker


[Article] The future of music: Singing tomorrows? by Cédric Fabre


[Article] The future of mobility by Leo Johnson


[Interview] Biomimetics, its challenges, its future by Idriss Aberkane


[Interview] Biomimetics by Idriss Aberkane


[Article] The future of energy by Leo Johnson


[Interview] Smart home, future market opportunities and trends


Talk: Smart home, how did our homes become smart?


The future of the circular economy by Leo Johnson


"Pop Up": a temporary exhibition to take you behind the scenes of Hager Group


Smart home: challenges for the home of the future


Artificial intelligence today and tomorrow I Daniel Hulme.


Interview with Marc Halevy: adapt or disappear.


Four reasons to follow Hager Forum in 2019


A year of exchange, openness and collaboration at Hager Forum


Talk : Artificial intelligence for humans


The circular economy: an economic model for the future?


Hager Forum, the company in the era of collaboration


Business ethics, when the company reconciles profits and values


Creativity Week 2018 – You can achieve the impossible!


Trend Session #6: Eight major changes on the horizon


Another exciting year at Hager Forum in 2018


Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things: an impossible equation?


Trend Session #5: The Blockchain revolution


The satisfaction of being a good host


Company culture in the 21st Century: Collaborative management, bottom up and collective intelligence


Hager Forum celebrates its second birthday


A more than positive assessment: from 29 May to 2 June 2017, more than 360 people took part in Positive Impact Week #2


Back to Creativity week at Hager Forum


"Love can do": How the economics of knowledge can transform learning


Trend Session – Open inspiration #3


Hager Forum, one year on!


Mann auf Stier: new outdoor sculpture by Stephan Balkenhol unveiled at Hager Group in Obernai, France


Hager Forum is now open: a hub of inspiration and innovation.


18.11.19

[Article] Energy transition: A Climate for Change by Gabrielle Walker

During Trend Session 8 on September 30th, strategy expert Gabrielle Walker approached the subject of the energy transition during a 45-minute talk. We asked her to explore this topic further through an article. After first pointing out the urgency of the issue, Gabrielle then focuses on two sectors which can do a lot by changing a little, namely buildings and transport.
Her credo is “We have to get really serious right now!”Gabrielle shares her optimistic view on how the world could be a better place in the coming years if the climate crisis is taken seriously.

 

29.10.19

[Replay] The energy transition, the future is now by Gabrielle Walker

During Trend Session 8 on September 30th, strategy expert, speaker and moderator Gabrielle Walker – both inspiring and experienced – approached the subject of the energy transition. Using specific examples, she pointed to the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for specific and immediate actions by everyone concerned (public, governments, politicians, etc.) worldwide. She also spoke about a great many solutions that are already out there and of the enormous potential offered by solutions still to be developed.

A round table took place after the conference to understand what role Hager can play and what projects are already under way in this area.

16.10.19

[Article] The future of music: Singing tomorrows? by Cédric Fabre

Prehistoric, traditional or classical instruments, technological development then transition to the digital age, from prehistory to the present day, music has never stopped evolving. So what does the future hold for us? How will music be created? How will we listen to it? How will it be broadcast? What role will AI and digital play?

Journalist and writer Cédric Fabre takes us on a journey into the future of music through a foresight exercise.

18.09.19

[Article] The future of mobility by Leo Johnson

On land, in the sky, on water, means of transport have been evolving constantly since the dawn of time. Developments providing ever more power and speed have emerged, from the horse to the electric car via the locomotive and the plane, but sometimes they are detrimental to our planet. Alternative forms of mobility are appearing, less focused on the use of fossil fuels and thus emitting less carbon dioxide. So, when will we all travel by electric vehicle? What impact will the technologies have on our transport ecosystem? Will these changes be the same everywhere in the world? Leo Johnson, an expert in economics and sustainable development, shares with us his vision of mobility in the short to medium term.

28.08.19

[Interview] Biomimetics, its challenges, its future by Idriss Aberkane

The problem for nations and companies today is to maintain a rise in the standard of living and wealth creation while at the same time preserving the environment.

Biomimetics, which consists in taking inspiration from nature to innovate, preferably in a sustainable way, is a possible solution to this problem. Companies, whatever their sector, have become more aware of nature and increasingly draw inspiration from it.

But what are the economic challenges facing businesses? What opportunities are open to Hager? What future trends are emerging in biomimetics? Idriss Aberkane, a specialist in biomimetics, answers all these questions in this second part of his interview.

Read the first part of the interview by clicking HERE.

With Idriss Aberkane, explore biomimetics and discover ist challenges & future

29.07.19

[Interview] Biomimetics by Idriss Aberkane

Biomimetics, a science known since antiquity, inspires and fascinates Man. In the 4th century Aristotle observed nature, then in the 15th century Leonardo da Vinci imitated nature by drawing his first plans for flying machines. The latter wrote “Go take your lessons in nature, that is where our future is.” Since then, we have witnessed the birth of many innovations inspired by nature: the aeroplane, Velcro, or the new generation of wind turbines.

With Idriss Aberkane, explore biomimetics and discover how it can help companies meeting current challenges.  

13.06.19

[Article] The future of energy by Leo Johnson

Leo Johnson, an expert in the economy and sustainable development, spoke at a Hager Forum conference on the circular economy in September 2018. He took this idea even further in a first article on the future of the circular economy published in April 2019. In this new article, Leo Johnson invites us to think further about the future of energy while also offering some answers using concrete examples, an economic approach, a state of play and some projections for the short to medium term. Find out more about the future of energy.

28.05.19

[Interview] Smart home, future market opportunities and trends

In April 2019, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, an expert in the Internet of Things, spoke about the smart home during a conference at Hager Forum. In this interview you will discover her vision of the current state of housing, buildings and connected cities. Geographical and socio-economic aspects are examined later on. Alexandra then sets out the market opportunities and trends that companies and individuals will be facing in 10, 20, or 30 years' time. Explore the future of the smart home with Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino.

09.05.19

Talk: Smart home, how did our homes become smart?

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, our visiting expert on the Internet of Things, presented the key developments in our living places as we move towards smart homes during the April 4th 2019 conference at Hager Forum. Hager has been present in the smart home market for 20 years, therefore this is one of its strategic business areas.

08.04.19

The future of the circular economy by Leo Johnson

In September 2018, Leo Johnson gave a talk on the circular economy at Hager Forum. We asked him to continue to share his thoughts via this article, in which you will find out what the circular economy consists of, a few current examples of companies that have applied it and have developed new profitable and sustainable business models, along with the opportunities and perspectives in economic terms.

02.04.19

"Pop Up": a temporary exhibition to take you behind the scenes of Hager Group

In January 2019, Hager Forum launched a new "Pop Up" event format: temporary exhibitions to take you behind the scenes (and more) of a Hager Group product or solution. 

11.03.19

Smart home: challenges for the home of the future

Buildings are getting smarter, and that's just the beginning! How did we come to integrate the "smart" concept into our living spaces? What is a "smart home" and what are the future challenges for users and professionals?

18.02.19

Artificial intelligence today and tomorrow I Daniel Hulme.

Daniel Hulme held a conference about artificial intelligence (AI) on November 15th at Hager Forum. In this interview he explains what AI is and how to differentiate it from optimisation processes.  

06.02.19

Interview with Marc Halevy: adapt or disappear.

The world is changing and we need to understand why. What is happening to us and our planet, our societies, our businesses? 

29.01.19

Four reasons to follow Hager Forum in 2019

Want to explore the future? Welcome to Hager Forum!
In 2019, we have three important developments in store for you and (at least) six appointments that are not to be missed. 

09.01.19

A year of exchange, openness and collaboration at Hager Forum

In 2018, Hager Group's visitors, partners and employees once again chose Hager Forum for gatherings where exchange, openness and collaboration were the name of the game.

21.12.18

Talk : Artificial intelligence for humans

„Best conference ever!“ Daniel Hulme, our guest and expert in artificial intelligence, took the audience on a journey to the world of artificial intelligence with his optimistic and lively style.

30.10.18

The circular economy: an economic model for the future?

On September 28, Leo Johnson, our guest expert on sustainable development, projected his audience into the future at Trend Session #7 using four different economic models - exponential technologies, linear, post-linear and circular. 

04.07.18

Hager Forum, the company in the era of collaboration

We needed a space to foster meetings and exchanges between members of the Hager community and the outside world. This was the idea of Daniel Hager, CEO of Hager Group, to facilitate the transition to the future, towards a more innovative, more interconnected and collaborative company. 

28.06.18

Business ethics, when the company reconciles profits and values

Business ethics: the central theme of European Sustainable Development Week at Hager Forum.

22.05.18

Creativity Week 2018 – You can achieve the impossible!

Beyond creativity: exchanges, synergies, new projects and a stirring conference

01.03.18

Trend Session #6: Eight major changes on the horizon

We were pleased to organise Trend Session #6 at Hager Forum on February 5th. On that occasion, our speaker, the futurist Anne Lise Kjaer explored the main trends of the coming years through the prism of the 4 P's: People, Planet, Purpose, and Profit.

29.01.18

Another exciting year at Hager Forum in 2018

Save the dates! The "Be the change" programme

We work with internal partners (innovation, sustainable development, transformation, etc.) to propose subjects related to the transformation of the company.

20.12.17

Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things: an impossible equation?

"Individuals can become the strongest link in cybersecurity."

Ethical hacking and the psycho-sociology of cybersecurity were included on the conference agenda.

02.11.17

Trend Session #5: The Blockchain revolution

In her talk, Nell Watson highlighted Blockchain's transformation potential. This covers areas that are not limited to finance or smart contracts, such as the supply chain, energy, IoT or artificial intelligence.

09.10.17

The satisfaction of being a good host

Hager Forum: Interview with Christian Gras.

07.09.17

Company culture in the 21st Century: Collaborative management, bottom up and collective intelligence

The company of 21th Century wil draw upon cooperative organisation and be based on collective intelligence. This was the theme set out by Irène Papaligouras, a management specialist who coaches major global groups and startups on strategy.

04.07.17

Hager Forum celebrates its second birthday

After two years of existence, Hager Forum is on the up and up

27.06.17

A more than positive assessment: from 29 May to 2 June 2017, more than 360 people took part in Positive Impact Week #2

From 29 May to 2 June 2017: More than 360 people took part in Positive Impact Week #2

06.06.17

Back to Creativity week at Hager Forum

The second edition of Creativity Week has sparked enthusiasm.

29.11.16

"Love can do": How the economics of knowledge can transform learning

"Knowledge is by far the most essential economic resource”. In what ways does this formula have magnificent consequences? That is what Idriss Aberkane came to unveil.

15.10.16

Trend Session – Open inspiration #3

Last March, Hager Forum launched a new event format called Trend Sessions.

08.07.16

Hager Forum, one year on!

On 4th July 2015, after 21 months of hard work, Hager Forum was officially opened in the presence of members of the Hager family plus one hundred guests and officials.

24.06.16

Mann auf Stier: new outdoor sculpture by Stephan Balkenhol unveiled at Hager Group in Obernai, France

On 24th June 2016 a sculpture by the internationally renowned German artist Stephan Balkenhol was unveiled at Hager Group in Obernai (Alsace, France).

 

08.07.15

Hager Forum is now open: a hub of inspiration and innovation.

After just 21 months of construction work, Hager Forum was officially opened on Saturday 4th July.


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