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Official Call for Presenters: Front End of Innovation Canada

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The Institute for International Research (IIR) is currently seeking presenters for:

The Inaugural Front End of Innovation CANADA
September 29-October 1, 2014
Toronto, Canada

We are now accepting applications for the inaugural FEI: Front End of Innovation Canada. Brought to you by the producers of FEI, FEI Canada is positioned to be the premier meeting place for innovation, R&D, trends, insights, and product development executives looking to build and maintain an ecosystem that drives continuous value creation. With a 360-degree focus, the event spans the innovation lifecycle - from ideation through commercialization and innovation management, processes, and systems.

Due to the high volume of submissions, we suggest you submit your proposal early to Kelly Schram, Conference Director at no later than Wednesday, March 5th.

ONLY corporate/client-side speakers will be considered. If you are a consultant or a solution/technology provider, please see contact details below for sponsorship/exhibit opportunities. Speakers receive FREE admission to the conference.

We are looking for the following types of submissions...

' Solo Presentations: Priority will be given to presentations that highlight NEW information on case studies that haven't already been shared at another event.

' FEI Interactive Sessions: Collective intelligence is the key to innovation. We are looking for expert facilitators to conduct a collaborative activity or discussion.

...On the following Areas of Interest:
' Business Model Innovation
' Cultivating the Environment for Success
' Leadership
' Disruptive Innovation
' Portfolio Management
' Future Trends & Technology
' Innovation Tools
' Creativity & Innovation
' Industrial Design
' Partnering & Co-Creation
' Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship   

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibit opportunities please contact Liz Hinkis, Business Development Manager at 646.616.7627 or


Due to the high volume of submissions, only accepted proposals will be notified. For consideration, please email with the following information by March 5, 2013:

' Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
' The main theme you plan to address
' Which format you'd like to present
' Please indicate what is NEW about the presentation
' What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 deliverables)

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