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    Big speakers, big audiences, big ideas.

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    Denmark's largest imagination event

    With twice the speakers, twice the audience, and twice the imagination, the 2016 special event will be the largest of its kind in Denmark.

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    Think really big

    Factory of Imagination - An inspirational and creative event that will spark your imagination and open your eyes for things you haven’t noticed before.

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Important Event Information

Date: April 28th 2016
Time: 7:45am - 16:30pm
Location: Dok5000, Havnegade 18, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
Tickets: Available here
Dress code: Factory chic
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Meet the speakers

Watch the welcome video from Paul Hughes

Our Mystery Guest - Paul Hughes

Our very special mystery guest is one of the leading thinkers of our time! Ten thousand people in 35 different countries have been inspired by his imagination, and now he’s here in our Factory for an extra special presentation made just for you.

Paul Hughes, an internationally renowned speaker who uses "Ten Meters of Thinking" to stimulate your creative development. Get inspired by the process of the creation of knowledge, and discover the hidden magic of imagination.


28th April 2016

Dok5000, Odense, Denmark
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Factory of Imagination - Dok5000, odense, Denmark - April 28, 2016


Time Session
7:45 Clocking in and breakfast*
8:30 Opening of Factory of Imagination 2016
Session 1: If you can connect people, you can connect the universe
Human connection specialist, Chris Barrat
World Renowned Communications Expert, UK
“Learn how to talk to anyone, and connect with those that matter”
Internationally renowned speaker, Paul Hughes
“Ten Meters of Thinking”
CERN Particle physics expert, Claire Lee
Team leader of Missing Energy at CERN Large Hadron Collider, Switzerland
“Understand the building blocks of the universe”
10:40 Session 2: Success by design
TV presenter and tech writer, Georgie Barrat
Marie Claire, Huffington post, ASOS and more, UK
“Unbelievable tips to become famous with technology: a true story”
OSCAR winning effects director of Framestore, Mike McGee
Avengers, The Martian, Gravity and more, UK
“Imagine graphics, art, design, creativity and build new worlds”
11:45 Lunch Break** and networking
13:15 Session 3: Building the future
Shelterbox´s disaster designer, Karsten Thuen
International Disaster Relief, Denmark
“How to save the world, one box at a time”
Robot business champion, Enrico Iversen
CEO Universal Robots, Denmark
“The hidden power of machines, from the mind that perfected them”
Playful Technology Inventor, Dr AnnMarie Thomas
Playful Learning Lab - University of St Thomas, USA
“Play to Learn, Play to Create”
14:40 Break*
15:20 Session 4: Your big ideas make your big business
Facebook's Country Manager, Daniel Kafer
Facebook, Denmark
“The cutting edge of social networks”
Extreme Entrepreneur, Peter Sage
Millionaire Business school, UK
“Reinvent yourself for massive personal growth”
16:30 Shutdown

*Refreshments and snacks are included in your ticket.
**Lunch is sold separately at the event.
***Schedule and speakers are subject to change due to circumstances beyond the organisers control.
Some cakes may be explosive and/or electrified
PLEASE NOTE mind-blowing, brain boggling, and eye-popping may occur

Lunch options.

A variety of lunch options are available for purchase.
Cash and MobilePay accepted

Oriental Madness
By Allo Banh Mi

Pork baguette : 50DKK
Wheat baguette with braised pork, five spice, vietnamese homemade sausage (cha lua), pickled carrots and daikon, coriander, spring onion, cucumber, and allô sauce

Tofu baguette : 50DKK
Wheat baguette with steamed tofu sausage, pickled carrots and daikon, coriander, spring onion, cucumber, and soy sauce.

Vietnamese Chicken salad : 50DKK
Shredded chicken, vietnamese homemade sausage (cha lua), papaya, carrots, onion, sweet onion, noodle, spearmint, and roasted peanuts With a dipping sauce containing fish sauce, lime, chili, sugar, coriander and pepper.

Viking Hyggenism
By Kai Thor

Viking pølsevogn : 25DKK
Pork sausage on a wheat bun, with roasted onion, raw onion, cucumber salad

Minestrone soup : 45DKK
Soup with pasta, smoky bacon, beans and seasonal veggies

Celeriac puree soup : 45DKK
With optional chives or bacon

Tomato-Mozzarella Salad : 35DKK
Salad with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, onions, olives and basil

Chicken- Caesar Salad : 40DKK
Caesar salad with chicken, olives, parmesan and caesar dressing

Chickpea salad with Serrano ham : 45DKK
Chickpea salad with wheat kernel, baby lettuce, crispy serrano and parsley pesto

Vegan Explosion
By Økollektivet

Focaccia and Hummus : 40DKK
Whole wheat durum flour, with rosemary, fresh lettuce, tomato, cucumber, pickled onion, chickpeas, tahini, canola oil, garlic, lemon, cumin

Focaccia and Sunflower : 40DKK
Sunflower seeds, tomato puree, canola oil, soy sauce, lemon, sugar, onion powder, pepper, sugar

Chili Sin Carne and nachos : 40DKK
Kidney beans, onion, tomatoes, tomato puree, carrot, bell pepper, chili, chocolate, oil, cumin, salt, sugar

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Important Information


Registration starts at 07:45 AM.
Please, come in good time. There will be over 500 people attending and we want everyone to be able to find a seat for the opening of the Factory.​
Free breakfast will be served during registration.

Please bring your Billetto ticket - Either as a print-out or on your mobile device. It will be scanned at the door.
You will receive your name badge at the registration.
If you can't find your ticket, contact Billetto support here.


The event starts at 08:30 AM sharp.


The dresscode is Factory chic / Business Casual


A variety of lunch options are available for purchase.
Cash and MobilePay accepted.

Location and Parking

DOK5000 is located at Havnegade 18, 5000 Odense, Denmark
There are 200 car parking spots available, and many more for bikes.
There will be Factory workers outside the venue to guide you to the parking spaces for both bikes and cars.
The map shows your parking spaces.