Product Management

Thursday, Nov. 9

Imagine tapping into the expertise of fellow product managers to unlock new avenues for creating exceptional value.

Join the product manager track at the Boye 23 conference, where insights are shared among professionals on vital topics like innovation, road mapping, customer journeys, and collaboration.

Engage in thought-provoking presentations that spur discussions, challenge routines, and foster the co-creation of fresh ideas and methodologies. Together, we'll explore uncharted territories, pushing the boundaries of product management.

Don't miss the chance to collaborate, exchange insights, and develop innovative approaches with a diverse community of product managers. Let's shape the future of product management through dynamic discussions and collective idea generation.

8.00 - 9.00

Breakfast & Registration
The conversation starts at breakfast. Have one or several cups of coffee and get a great start to the rest of the day.

9.00 - 9.15

Welcome to the conference by our host Janus Boye & Amélie Drouet

9.15 - 10.00

Keynote: There's no I in AI (yet)

There's no intelligence in current AI systems, but apparently we think there is, and then get surprised when it gives wrong answers.
Why is this, and what will happen when we get real intelligent systems?
This opening keynote gives an introduction to AI as we currently know it, examines how we interact with it, and envisions the consequences of real AI emerging.

10.00 - 10.30

Coffee, tea & networking

10.30 - 12.00

How do you really become a product leader?

From product manager to leader and back again

How do you make the switch from product manager to managing people?

And what happens if and when you move from people management and back to being an individual contributor?

In this session, Alette will talk about her personal experiences and learnings being a leader and individual.

Walk away with 5 tips for managing your career in product through ups and downs and all the random turns and twists. contributor in start ups, scale ups and enterprise.

12.00 - 13.00


13.00 - 13.45

Leverage prioritisation techniques to make impact in your every day

Product folks know the importance of prioritisation when it comes to building stuff that makes an impact.

But do we scrutinise our day to day work in the same way?

Or do we sometimes work crazy hours just to look back and see we made little difference?

In this session, we'll hear how we can use the prioritisation frameworks our every day, spend the time where it counts the most and ensure the return on the hours put in

13.45 - 14.00

Coffee, tea & networking

14.00 - 15.00

Lightning talks

15.00 - 15.15

Coffee, tea & networking

15.15 - 16.00

Diagramming for decision-making

What do you do when there's internal disagreement on a premise for a new product?

How can you change the framing and soften the impasse?

Hint: it's not a 30 page business case.

We'll walk through how by going outside the required document templates, we visually surfaced new information and connections.

In an organisation with heavy waterfall approval and governance processes, we needed to convince sceptics before even submitting a proposal. However, this would also be relevant for any situation or organisation where there are entrenched opposing opinions.

16.00 - 16.15

Coffee, tea & networking

16.15 - 17.00

Town Hall Debate
Join expert panelists in an engaging, fast-paced debate on key issues for 2023 and beyond

2 conference participants will go pro and con for 2 minutes each on a series of important questions in the community, and we invite you to join in. Audience members will be invited to provide 2-minute rebuttals

An opportunity to learn more about hot topics - with a minimum of hot air.

18.30 - 22.00

Social Event: Farewell Dinner
Location: Sharks

Those still around and with some energy left are invited for one final, nice post-conference dinner.
You’ll get a chance to talk with colleagues, and other participants over a glass (or two!) of wine or beer before leaving Aarhus.