Innova-Con 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 8:00am - 4:00pm EST

  • Location:NYU-Poly Dibner Library, Pfizer Auditorium
    5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Price:$50 for student members | $100 for student non-members
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  • Contact:Prof. Joseph Nadan
    jnadan@poly.edu
    (718) 260-4025

The First Annual Meeting of the International Association of Innovation Professionals takingplace on January 14-15th.

IAOIP — IMPROVING INNOVATION. IMPROVING THE WORLD.

The International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) is dedicated to the proposition that human civilization is at a crossroads where the problems of the world can only be solved through improved innovation; IAOIP supports and certifies individuals and organizations that wish to participate in solving these problems.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The first annual Innova-Con is a great opportunity to meet in person and connect with experienced innovation professionals. Content will focus on how to use strategies and methods of innovation to create value.

Innova-Con 2014 is a great opportunity to meet in person and connect with experienced innovation professionals. This first annual meeting will focus on how to use strategies and methods of innovation to create value. Our two keynote speakers, Michael Raynor and Tony Ulwick, are innovation science luminaries who have, and continue to make significant fundamental contributions that advance our profession. The other speakers are experienced innovation professionals who are actively working with us to advance our work.

NYU-Poly is a founding member of the International Association of Innovation Professionals (“IAOIP”) that was started on Jan. 15, 2013 by the editorial board of the International Journal of Innovation Science. It is dedicated to the proposition that human civilization is at a crossroads where the problems of the world can only be solved through improved innovation. IAOIP supports and will certify individuals and organizations that wish to participate in solving these problems.

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Predictable Innovation: From ‘fail fast’ to ‘succeed sooner’
Michael Raynor, Director, Deloitte Services LP

Outcome Driven Innovation: A New Lens for Growth
Tony Ulwick, CEO, Strategyn

Product Life Cycle Management 
Michael Grieves, Research Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

The History of Innovation
Jim Harrington, CEO, Harrington Institute

Business Model Innovation
Saul Kaplan, Founder and Chief Catalyst, Business Innovation Factory

Innovation in BioPharma
Marco Mancini, Director of Continuous Improvement and Innovation, Bristol Myers Squibb

Using Idea Operators to Create New and Improved Ideas
Victor Tang, Chairman, I3nsight

Practical Innovation in Financial Services
Margaret Morgan-Weichert, National Lead - Payments, EY Advisory, Ernst & Young

Design as a Catalyst for Innovation
Michael Westcott, President, Design Management Institute