Tuesday, July 12, 2011

How to Create a Sustainable Corporate Innovation System

Once ideas are generated, what happens next?
From the producers of FEI: Front End of Innovation, we are excited to present you with the ONE innovation event focused entirely on the EXECUTION.

BEI 2011: Back End of Innovation
October 17-19, 2011 * San Diego, California
Sign up to gain access to the complete brochure.

While FEI has proven that there are no shortages of ideas on the front end, new challenges emerge...

• How do you best optimize the back end of the innovation process?
• How do you build a system to ensure innovation is a repeatable process, rather than a on-off occurrence?
That's where BEI steps in- bringing you insights from the experts on how to move innovation from a trendy buzz-word, to a sustainable competitive advantage, including:
• Innovation Nation
John Kao, Chairman, Institute for Large Scale Innovation, Chair, World Economics Forum's Global Advisory Council on Innovation, Bestselling Author, Innovation Nation: How America is Losing its Innovation Edge, Why it Matters, and What Can We Do To Get It Back
• Developing a New Model for Innovation and Growth
Jaya Kumar, President, Global Nutrition Group, PepsiCo
• Developing and Leading an Approach to Creative, Forward-Looking Collaboration
Debby Hopkins, Chief Innovation Officer, Citi
• Unleash Your Business Culture to Accelerate Innovation
Donna Sturgess, Founding Partner & President, Buyology, Inc., formerly Global Head of Innovation, GlaxoSmithKline, Bestselling Author, Eyeballs Out: How to Step into Another World, Discover New Ideas, and Make Your Business Thrive
• Risky Business - the New Media Age and Innovation
- Charles House, Executive Director, Media X @ Stanford's H-STAR (Human Science and Technology Advanced Research) Instutite, Author, The HP Phenomenon: Innovation and Business Transformation
• Building Capability: Making Innovation a Core Competence
- Rowan Gibson, Author, Innovation to the Core: A Blueprint for Transforming the Way Your Company Innovates

Key themes include:

  • Return on Innovation
  • Optimizing the Idea Portfolio
  • Leadership and Organizational Structure
  • Cultures that Value Innovation
  • Partnering for Marketing Success
  • Processes & Tools for Repeatable Innovation

From the most trusted conference brand in innovation, we invite you to our inaugural event, where you'll focus on making things happen.

We hope to see you in California this October.

Register by July 15, 2011 & Save 15% off the standard & onsite rate:

Use priority code: BEI11BLOG1 to Register
Online: http://bit.ly/qwiyjD
Phone:888.670.8200 or 941.554.3400
Email: register@iirusa.com

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