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FEI US 2011 / May 16-18 / Boston, MA
We are excited to unveil the 9th Annual Front End of Innovation US program. The 2011 provides you with the insights to Innovate in a Networked Ecosystem. FEI US features 8 learning formats across 4 different value-based rooms, making it the 1st conference ever to focus on the outcomes derived from the experiences.
Hundreds of senior innovation, R&D, and product development professionals join together to explore the key themes crucial to pushing innovation forward in 2011.
' BUSINESS MODEL ADJACENCIES' Seize the White Space (featuring Jessica Jackely, Founder, Kiva.org)
' NEEDS BASED DESIGN' Creativity that Creates Value (featuring Yao Yingjia, Vice President, Innovation Design Center China, Lenovo, Designer of the Olympic Torch)
' THE NEW OPEN INNOVATION RATIO' Win With Mass Customization(featuring Chris Theon, Managing Director of Global Open Innovation, Procter & Gamble)
' LEADING GREAT IDEAS FORWARD' Ensure Your Best Initiatives Succeed (featuring John Kotter, The Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, Harvard Business School, Author, Buy-In)
' INNOVATION CULTURE' Create A Beautiful Corporation (featuring Terri Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, W.L. Gore)
' TECHNOLOGY, TRENDS, & SOCIETY' Creative Transitions Into A New Economy (featuring Carlos Dominguez, SVP, Office of the CEO, Cisco)
' EXPERIENCE DRIVEN INNOVATION' Build it With Them (featuring Francis Gouillart, Author, The Power of Co-Creation)
FEI Europe 2011 / March 2-4 / Berlin, Germany
Featured Panel: Pioneering New Partnering Ecosystems- Leveraging Avenues for Growth
Innovation cannot exist in a vacuum. But often the driver of innovation success is not how well you do as a company, but how well you manage your network and your ecosystems ' your partners, your partnerships, your developer communities. This is easier said than done, and operationalising open innovation in a mature company with a brand IP to maintain is a difficult task. Learn from a panel of experienced innovators on their keys to success for purposeful partnering. Panelists include:
' Procter & Gamble Eurocor NV / Andre Covents, Head R&D, Connect & Develop Household Care
' Johnson & Johnson Corporation / Joe Amaral, VP, Surgical Technology
' Nokia / Petra S'derling, Founder, Mobile Brain Bank & Director, Symbian Smartphones
' Roche / Todd Bedilion, Senior Innovation Director