Details are now available for Innovation Convergence 2005

Detailed speaker information, agenda and registration information is now available for Innovation Convergence 2005, which will be held September 20-23, 2005 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Detailed speaker information, agenda and registration information is now available for Innovation Convergence 2005, which will be held September 20-23, 2005 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Themed “Unlocking Innovation: Ignite and Advance Your Innovative Culture,” this year’s conference features the following keynote speakers:

  • Michael Raynor, co-author of The Innovator’s Solution, will speak on how to balance disruptive innovation and strategic flexibility
  • Futurist Robyn Waters, will talk on how to turn future trends into profits,
  • Bob Henn, former global R&D leader, W.L. Gore & Associates, will discuss how to sustain a culture of innovation through dynamic balance,
  • Janine Benyus, author of Biologist at the Design Table, will focus on biomimcry - innovation inspired by nature – and
  • Kal Patel, executive VP, international strategy, Best Buy, will present on driving innovation into international growth.

Several pre-conference workships are also planned:

  • A full-day session on “Getting Started with Innovation & Culture,” presented by Charles Prather, president of Bottom Line Innovation Associates, Inc.
  • A half-day session on “How to Facilitate a Knock-Out Ideation Session,” conducted by Jonathan Vehar, senior partner of New & Improved LLC.
  • A half-day session on “Storytelling as Both a Drive and Obstacle to Innovation,” presented by Michael Joshua Margolis, president, and Joey Coleman, creative director of Thirsty Fish.

For more information on this top-notch innovation event, please visit the conference website.

(Disclosure: InnovationTools is a media partner of Innovation Convergence)

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