Statement on COVID-19 as of March 12, 2020 :
We have postponed Innovation in Military Aviation to Solomons Island until September 9-11, 2020. We greatly respect the requests of the US Government, CDC and WHO, and made the decision last week to move our event out to the fall. The health, safety, and well-being of our attendees, speakers, trainers, facilitators, sponsors, and our community remains our top priority. We look forward to welcoming you this fall. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us via email: commdirector@iaoip.org

About the IIMA TRAINING WORKSHOP

Hear and learn from well-regarded experts who have not only fostered, grown and delivered on innovation but, have leveraged their expertise and practices into measurable results for their organizations - corporate and government - around the globe. Train on new and proven methodologies, concepts and techniques, be inspired, get engaged – this interactive training workshop promises to launch you into the “soaring twenties and beyond” in Innovation in Military Aviation!

Objectives
  • Thoroughly examine the key themes for military innovation for the 21st century, including changes to climate, workforce, technology, etc., and anticipate how these trends will affect aviation.
  • Alignment with IIMA 2020 to foster, ideas and data to support NAWCADs agile innovation mission and strategic objectives.
  • Take advantage of the unique perspectives and talent attending the workshop to identify and begin solving critical Military Aviation challenges together.
  • Build the skills of attendees to develop high potential solutions and present them in a compelling manner.
  • Define,develop,and establish an environment for effective collaboration, to enable systems engineering transformation as related to innovation (iSET) throughout aviation operations.
  • Utilize the emerging ISO 56000 principles of innovation management to improve collaboration and effectiveness across the military value chain.
  • Share the learnings and action items from this event with broader military leadership, to create an understanding of the dynamics of innovation and culture change essential to enabling agility, innovation and resurgence within the workforce.
Format
  • This workshop will facilitate interaction between military leaders and partners from all types of organizations in order to accelerate conception, design, testing and acquisition of aviation innovation through innovation-oriented systems transformation. Set in a non-traditional format, meaning that unlike customary classroom learning, workshop attendees will be an active part of a creative and quantifiable learning experience.
  • This approach achieves a level of immersive learning and discovery probably unlike any workforce development activity that you have experienced before. The complete workshop outputs, including interactive sessions, will be documented and delivered to all attendees for future reference and application.
Outputs & Results
  • Experience immersive learning
  • Gained insights through interaction with all partners in the value chain
  • Meaningful solutions in an accelerated format
  • Creation and distribution of workshop training book with all captured results/learnings for all attendees
  • Confluence of innovation and systems engineering transformation for continued value creation and capture
Key Themes
  • Role of continuous innovation and creativity in agile, sustainable operations
  • Multi-generational considerations: working effectively across multi-general workforces in military aviation
  • COWTS, accelerating change, and their importance in transformation
  • Barriers to innovation and how to overcome them
  • ISO 56000, technology and acceleration of change

Workshop Agenda

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

08:30

08:30 - 09:00

Welcome & Intro

Laszlo Gyorffy

Chief Facilitator President, Enterprise Development Group

Dr. Brett Trusko

President, IAOIP

NAWCAD
Leadership

09:00

09:00 - 09:15

Get to know your fellow training workshop participants

09:15

THEME: TRAINING WORKSHOP KICK-OFF - INSPIRATION FOR GREATER INNOVATION

09:15 - 09:50

Nature Versus Nurture — Transitioning to an Innovation Mindset

Jackie Fenn

Distinguished VP Analyst Creator, Gartner Hype Cycle Model

09:50

THEME: OUTSIDE IN APPROACH - THRIVING IN A WORLD OF EXPONENTIAL CHANGE

09:50 - 10:05

Digital Disruption

Laszlo Gyorffy

10:05

10:05 - 10:35

Making the Most of the West’s Cultural Edge in Innovation

Benjamin Sutherland

The Economist

10:35

10:35 - 10:55

BREAK

10:55

10:55 - 11:05

Teaching methods for Trend Mapping

Laszlo Gyorffy

11:05

11:05 - 11:50

TRAINING BREAKOUT - Identifying Significant Military Aviation Trends

IIMA Team of Facilitators & Trainers

11:50

11:50 - 12:30

TRAINING BREAKOUT - Analyzing and Reporting Out Military Aviation Trends

IIMA Team of Facilitators & Trainers

12:15

12:15 - 13:10

Networking Lunch

13:10

THEME: FINDING INNOVATORS INSIDE AND OUT

13:10 - 13:15

Intro to the Afternoon

Laszlo Gyorffy

13:15

13:15 - 13:45

The Generation Challenge

Jeff Butler

GEN XYZ Expert & Trainer, SME "Optimizing Your Millennial Workforce"

13:45

13:45 - 14:05

Don’t Fear Disruption. Identify and Develop Your Own Innovators

Suzan Briganti

Swarm Vision

14:05

14:05 - 14:30

Swarm Vision participant interviews – NAWCAD/NAVAIR The Swarm Vision power for your organization

Suzan Briganti

Swarm Vision

Tony Brescia

NAWCAD

14:30

14:30 - 14:45

BREAK

14:45

THEME: SUCCESS STORIES - THE BENEFITS OF BEING BOLD

14:45 - 15:20

Leading Breakthrough Innovation

To Be Announced

15:20

15:20 - 15:50

On Your Game: How You Can Achieve More - Attendees Apply NDA method to their work

Marcy Axelrod

Innovation Strategist & Consultant; Author

15:50

15:50 - 16:25

TRAINING ACTIVITY - Generate 1 MA Goal and 1 MA Challenge

IIMA Team of Facilitators & Trainers

18:30

18:30

NETWORKING HOURS

THURSDAY SEPTMBER 1O, 2020

08:30

08:30 - 08:50

Morning Debrief

Laszlo Gyorffy

Dr. Brett Trusko

08:50

08:50 - 09:00

Introduction to the Day

Laszlo Gyorffy

09:00

THEME: INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

09:00 - 09:35

Innovating at Scale

Attendees learn and begin crowdsourcing together

Josh Folk

Ideascale

09:35

09:35 - 10:10

Dynamic Innovation Portfolio Management

Tom Brazil

ICS

10:10

10:10 - 10:35

BREAK

10:25

10:25 - 11:00

ISO 56000: The Future of Innovation Management

Dr. Brett Trusko,

US Administrator for ISO 56000

Frank Voehl,

US Administrator for ISO 56000

11:00

11:00 - 11:30

TRAINING BREAKOUT

Participants tackle challenges for their group. Collaborative exercise of brainstorming and solutions to the platform.

11:30

THEME:INNOVATION CULTURE AND CLIMATE

11:30 - 12:05

Building a Culture of Excellence and Engagement

Cheryl Perkins, InnovationEdge

12:05

12:05 - 13:05

Lunch

13:05

13:05 - 13:35

Intentional Evolution: How People & Organizations Navigate The Future & Thrive

Tom Triumph

Consultant & Author - Evolve or Die: Lessons for World-Class Innovation & Creativity

13:35

13:35 - 14:05

TRAINING BREAKOUT

Attendees complete culture self assessment and discuss strengths, weaknesses and improvement ideas

14:05

THEME: OPEN INNOVATION

14:05 - 14:40

Panel: The Power and Practices of Innovation Ecosystems

Rick Tarr

Director - Tech Transfer Office, NAWCAD

15:00

15:00 - 15:30

Innovation WERX: The Power of Outsized Collaboration

Steve Werner

MGMWERX

15:30

15:30 - 15:45

BREAK

15:45

15:45 - 16:30

Open Innovation Panel

Moderator: Dr. Dale Moore, President of The Moore Group. Panel participants include: Dawn Gregory, Dir Innovation Hartsfield- Jackson ATL Airport & Others - Success stories and applications from the commercial world

16:30

THEME: INNOVATION SYSTEMS

16:30 - 17:00

MBSE Econometrics

Ben Levitt, Technology Strategy Partners, an MIT-based advisory firm

17:00

17:00 - 17:30

Systematic Approach to Innovation

TBA

17:00

17:00 - 18:00

TRAINING BREAKOUT - Crowdsourcing: Results review, then bainstorm, comment and vote

Laszlo Gyorffy and IdeaScale

18:30

18:30

NETWORKING HOURS

FRIDAY SEPTMBER 11, 2020

08:30

08:30 - 08:40

Morning Debrief & Introduction to the Day Review of Challenge Results

Laszlo Gyorffy

08:50

THEME: THE KEYS TO VALUE-DRIVEN INNOVATION

08:50 - 9:20

Innovation Culture and the Role of the Expert

Eric Daniels,
Architect, Professor & Design Thinking SME

09:20

09:20 - 09:40

Creating Value with CO-STAR

Laszlo Gyorffy

09:40

09:40 - 10:00

TRAINING BREAKOUT

IIMA Team of Facilitators & Trainers

Teams formed within each challenge, select idea for CO-STARing

10:00

10:00 - 10:45

TRAINING BREAKOUT

IIMA Team of Facilitators & Trainers

Teams develop their pitch for their idea

10:45

THEME: PRESENTING THE POSSIBLE

10:45 - 11:30

TRAINING BREAKOUT

IIMA Team of Facilitators & Trainers

Challenge teams pitch to each other and select best for plenary

11:30

11:30 - 12:00

Answers to Aviation Challenges

Best pitches are presented to the plenary

Laszlo Gyorffy

12:00

11:45 - 12:00

Final Wrap-up

Thank you. Closing remarks. Opportunities to collaborate

Laszlo Gyorffy

Dr. Brett Trusko

NAWCAD
Leadership

TRAINING WORKSHOP EVENT CLOSES OPTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR FURTHER TRAINING DEVELOPMENT INCLUDE:
13:30

13:30

TRAINING WORKSHOP: ISO 56000 – INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their support of this training workshop event and for supporting those who work everyday for the Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Aviation leadership personnel, who are citizens of the following countries - United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand - are warmly invited to participate in this exceptional learning opportunity about innovation in military aviation.

SPEAKERS, TRAINERS & FACILITATORS

Hear and learn from well-regarded experts who have not only fostered, grown and delivered on innovation but, have leveraged their expertise and practices into measurable results for their organizations - corporate and government - around the globe. Train on new and proven methodologies, concepts and techniques, be inspired, get engaged – this interactive training workshop promises to launch you into the “soaring twenties and beyond” in Innovation in Military Aviation.

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