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December 8-10, 2020
Encore Boston Harbor,
Boston, MA


Large organizations are under fire to be more agile and opportunistic in their approach to innovation, adaptation, and disruption.

FEI is a 3-day event for Innovation and R&D Executives seeking strategies to systematically tackle the innovation process-from ideation through execution-in order to generate momentum for the next generation of transformative products, services, and business models.

New for 2020 - The FEI Virtual Team Pass

It's your choice to attend FEI in person or experience it virtually. The Virtual Pass Includes: 

  • 50+ Cutting-Edge Sessions and Keynote Presentations - Learn Proven Strategies to Systematically Tackle the Innovation Process
  • 75+ Expert Speakers - Learn From Those At The Forefront Of Innovation and Product Development
  • Virtual Networking and Matchmaking - Meet with your fellow Attendees, Solution Providers, and Speakers on our Virtual Platform
  • Live, Interactive Round Tables - Get Real-Time Answers and Solutions
  • Exhibitors at Your Fingertips - Find Solutions To Your Challenges
  • On-Demand Sessions - Can't Make The Whole Event? Get Selected Sessions When You Need Them On-Demand

Get Excited for FEI 2020

Check out what's in store for you at FEI 2020 this December

How Can I at FEI

We polled 100 innovation executives on the question they most often ask themselves, and here’s what they said: “How Can I….”

With that in mind, each track at the 2020 FEI: Front End of Innovation conference has been tasked with addressing one major “How can I” challenge.

Download our info-graphic to see how the FEI program delivers the answers to you.


FEI is all about innovation and so are our tracks. From innovating business to people to product, we've got you covered.

Innovating Business:
Innovating Business:

How can I create transformational value in the future?

Innovating People:
Innovating People:

How can I create the environment for disruptors to succeed?

Innovating Insight:
Innovating Insight:

How can I better leverage data to drive disruptive innovation?

Innovating Ideation:
Innovating Ideation:

Build, Buy, Partner… CVC… the ecosystem for ideas coming in

Innovating Product:
Innovating Product:

How can I evolve my products to meet future market needs?

Innovating Our Future:
Innovating Our Future:

How can I leverage innovation to create a better world?

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