The Tech Initiative organizes a variety of tech-related talks, seminars and workshops.
Art & tech talk: Bringing robots on stage - 26 Oct 2023
How can AI be used in live theatre? Can a robot perform improv comedy? And can you use AI and improv for learning? These were a few of the questions we answered during our lunch event with...
Tech talk: Swedish cyber security pioneer shares experiences on IT security - 27 Sep 2023
One of Sweden’s leading experts on cyber security Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder shared her vast experience from the front lines of IT security.
Mini-bootcamp: Build a fully functioning app using Low Code - 18 to 22 Sep 2023
Students who were keen on learning how to create a digital marketplace or a social media platform, got the chance to join a five-day “code-along" mini-bootcamp. Using Low Code, the participants...
Tech talk: Behind the hype of ChatGPT and generative AI - Sep 12 2023
We hosted a tech talk with Ludvig Strand, Emerging Tech & AI Future Analyst for the Axel Johnson Group, where he revealed the newest insights on generative AI discussed in leading board and management...
Tech talk: Diversity and LGBTQI inclusion in the tech world - 22 May 2023
Join LGBTQ activist Alexandra Kafka Larsson as she explores LGBTQI inclusion in the tech world, sharing her experiences as a transgender lesbian woman and highlighting the importance of...
Tech workshop: Google’s vision for generative AI and some common use cases – 5 May 2023
Join an interactive workshop with Google focused on recent developments in large language models and generative artificial intelligence.
Tech workshop: Problem solving with McKinsey Design - 26 Apr 2023
We offered an interactive workshop with Christian Lindqvist and Lina Trulsson from McKinsey Design during which they explored how design thinking can be applied to solve standard business problems....
Tech workshop: Exploring space technologies for entrepreneurship - 17 Apr 2023
Students could join a conversation with the Swedish Space Corporation and the House of Innovation as they explored the potential of satellite imagery for entrepreneurship.
Tech workshop: Explore with McKinsey the implications of generative AI for students, the labour force and Sweden - 30 Mar 2023
We hosted an interactive workshop with Gardar Björnsson Rova, lead partner for McKinsey Quantum Black, to explore what generative artificial intelligence is, how it works, and understand its...
Coding mini-bootcamp: Learn Python fundamentals in 10 hours - 17 to 21 Apr 2023
The SSE Tech Initiative hosted an exclusive mini-bootcamp where students could learn to code with machine learning algorithms. It consisted of five 2-hour workshops in one week. No prior experience...
Tech workshop: Lunch lecture + build your own app using Low-Code in under 90 minutes - 1 Mar 2023
Daniel Nylander, entrepreneur and SSE alumn, held an interactive workshop where the participants could learn about and build a basic app using Low-Code – a beginner-friendly way of developing apps and...
Tech workshop: Explore Telia’s movement data technology and identify new business opportunities - 23 Feb 2023
Telia’s CSO Markus Messerer and colleagues explored Telia’s movement data technology.
Tech talk: Why mastering digital technology is critical for bankers and steel producers - 21 Feb 2023
H2GS CDO Olof Hernell explored why today everyone needs to broaden and deepen their technology expertise.
Tech talk: Do we want the future we are inventing? - 25 Jan 2023
Tech Initiative hosted a tech talk with Daniel Akenine, National Technology Officer Microsoft Sweden.
Tech workshop: Meet the angel investor - 24 Nov 2022
The entrepreneur, startup advisor and tech angel investor Per Björklund shared his advice on how to start, finance, scale and exit companies.
Tech talk: Strategy and focus for an ever-changing world, an IBM perspective - 23 Nov 2022
Tech Initiative hosted Vahid Zohali, CEO IBM Sweden, who shared IBM’s perspective on strategy and focus for an ever-changing world.
Tech workshop: Digital innovation in organizations – in the context of Scania’s urban logistics - 17 Nov 2022
Mathias Larsson Carlander (Scania Industry PhD at SSE) gave an interactive Tech workshop in which he explored how innovation in product and service design requires organizations to adapt.
Tech talk: Q&A with Spotify Chief R&D Officer (CPO/CTO) Gustav Söderström - 10 Nov 2022
Tech Initiative invited everyone interested to a conversation with Gustav Söderström moderated by Roberto Verganti, Professor of Leadership and Innovation, at the House of Innovation.
Tech talk: How Google develops and launches new software to the masses - 9 Nov 2022
Serge Lachapelle, Director of Product Development at Google, shared his lessons in developing and launching Google products such as Gmail Video Chat, Hangouts, Google Duo and Google Meet.
Tech workshop: A/B testing in practice - 3 Nov 2022
Product Analysts at Tink Jiho Moon and Tina Einsiedler gave an interactive workshop in which the participants explored how A/B testing can be used in a real business context.
Tech talk: Electrification of heavy transport – sooner than you think - 27 Oct 2022
Kristoffer Nyberg (Head of e-Truck Solution Sales Readiness, Scania) explored with the participants the key drivers in electrifying heavy transport and thus making transport sustainable.
Tech seminar: AI and Algorithms in Public Sector Decision Making - 20 Oct 2022
House of Innovation Researcher Charlotta Kronblad explored the implications of the increasing amount of public decisions being made by algorithmic decision-making (ADM) systems.
Tech talk: MasterCard's role in making 3 billion customers more sustainable - 11 Oct 2022
Malin Berge (Senior Vice President, Sustainability Innovation at Mastercard) used a design technique to explore with the participants how Mastercard can enable its three billion users to make more...
Tech seminar: The application of Artificial Intelligence in business and its ethical considerations - 5 Oct 2022
Rebecka Cedering Ångström, Researcher at Ericsson and PhD Student at the House of Innovation, gave a workshop on how to apply artificial intelligence in business and what ethical considerations to...
Tech talk: Founding, running and raising capital for Validio, the next generation data quality platform - 15 Sept 2022
SSE Alumn Patrik Liu Tran shared his experience of co-founding, running, and raising capital for his company Validio.