Day 1:Trending Topics & Innovators Insights

20 February 2019, 9:00 - 7:00

  • Gain insights on and discuss trending topics impacting your work today and tomorrow, from experts working cross-industries
  • Get the real and raw stories from innovators across industries,
    sharing their successes, failures and everything in between

9:00 - 9:30

Kick-Off & Welcome

Hans Balmaekers (#Innov8rs)

9:30 - 12:30

Trending Topic Talks

The only plenary segment of our events. This is where you understand trends impacting every industry, and learn new strategies, frameworks and ideas to further improve your innovation engine from global thought leaders.

Greenhouse Thinking: How to Cultivate Groundswell Innovative Thinking From Within

Chitra Anand

The Greenhouse Approach

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Innovators: Who we are. Why it works. When it fails – Sarah Thurber (FourSight)

Sarah Thurber


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Jason Korman (Gapingvoid)

Susan Amat (Venturehive)

12:30 - 1:30

Networking Lunch

Discuss your challenges with the morning speakers, or meet your peers from other companies during this networking break.

1:30 - 3:30

Innovators Insights

Get insights into what's working across industries, and benchmark your performance with how leading brands are doing innovation. After the talks, there's room for conversation so bring your questions.

Finding The Right Innovation Mix For Your Organization

Stephanie Choquette

AVP, Real Estate & Innovation at MD Financial Management

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Who Is Driving Your Innovation Bus?

Bill Ott

Vice President of Global Engineering at Q’Straint

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Asking The Right Questions To Solve The Right Problems

Ellen Kiss

Head of Marketing and Innovation for Digital Channels at Itaú Unibanco

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The Power Of The “Dinosaurs”! Successful Corporate Innovation Recipe

Nabil Malouli

Vice President at DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation

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SAP Next-Gen: Innovation with Purpose

Ann Rosenberg

Senior Vice President & Global Head of SAP Next-Gen

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Unlikely Innovator – Innovation Is Everywhere, And We Can Innovate Anything

Claire Kingston

Director Bioresearch Quality and Compliance at Johnson & Johnson

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Employee Innovation Challenge – How Procter & Gamble Harnessed the Power of it’s People

Amy Parrott

Co-Founder of the Procter & Gamble Ventures Innovation Challenge

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Turning New Ideas Into Value Added Solutions

Raúl Alarcón

LATAM Strategy Leader at Honeywell Technology Solutions

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4:00 - 5:00

DisCo Dates

After such an intense day, it's time to discuss your insights from the sessions and your challenges in small groups to learn from each other and to explore how you might collaborate during the Discussion-Collaboration Dates.

Networking Drinks

5:00 - 7:00

Day 2:Work Your Challenges

21 February 2019, 9:00 - 5:00

  • Sharpen your saw and develop new skills
  • Experiment with new methods, tools and techniques
  • Share challenges and explore solutions with experts and peers

9:00 - 10:30

Learning Labs

You'll work with the best and brightest innovation experts on your challenges in hands-on workshops. Discover new frameworks, learn new skills and experiment with new tools and techniques - you'll leave with actual to do's for once you're back in the office.

Round 1

Kryptonite and Superpowers: The Secret To Building High Performing Innovation Teams

Janice Francisco

BridgePoint Effect

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Exponential Organization

Mike Lingle

ExO Works

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The Survival Guide to Change

Kim Perkins

NOBL Collective

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11:00 - 12:30

Round 2

Metrics for Measuring Innovation Health

Tristan Kromer


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Jason Korman (Gapingvoid)

1:30 - 3:00

Round 3

Jonathan Bertfield (Spinnaker)

Innovation Skills Bootcamp: Going Back to the Basics

Joshua Cohen

GIANT Innovation

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Leveraging Suppliers for Innovation

Michael Graber

Southern Growth Studio

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3:30 - 4:30

Enlightening Exchanges

We will make sure you won't leave with any question left unanswered. Take this opportunity to talk with the speakers and participants with solutions to your challenges, and connect with your peers to reach out to for support once back in the office.

4:30 - 5:00

Wrap Up & Closing

Early Birds Deal

Get $600 discount on an individual seat, and $1,100 on a team package for 3 if you register before ticket prices increase November 30th.