INNOVATION IN MILITARY AVIATION TRAINING WORKSHOP IS NOW VIRTUAL

The health and safety of our communities remains our top priority. Thus, in consultation with our sponsors, partners and registrants, IAOIP has made the decision to move the Innovation in Military Aviation training workshop online, with a new date of August 31- September 3, 2020. We look forward to welcoming you to this dynamic, exciting event. Great care and planning has been taken in choosing the right platform and technology partners to ensure a phenomenal learning and networking experience. We look forward to “seeing” you. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us via email:  commdirector@iaoip.org

ABOUT THE IIMA VRTL TRAINING WORKSHOP

Hear and learn from esteemed 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 novel 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, and more, and anticipate how these trends will affect aviation.
  • Align with IIMA 2020 to foster, ideas and data to support NAWCADs agile innovation mission and its strategic objectives.
  • Take advantage of the unique perspectives and talent participating in 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 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 online training 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. Unlike traditional classroom learning, workshop participants will be an active part of a creative and quantifiable learning experience. 
  • This approach achieves a level of immersive learning and discovery unlike any workforce development activity 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 and learnings for all participants 
  • 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

VRTL TRAINING WORKSHOP AGENDA IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND WILL BE LIVE BY JULY 1, 2020

MONDAY AUGUST 31, 2020

1:00 PM

WELCOME TO INNOVA-CON – INNOVATION IN MILITARY AVIATION VRTL

Laszlo Gyorffy

Chief Facilitator
President,
Enterprise Development Group

Dr. Brett Trusko

President,
IAOIP

NAWCAD
Leadership

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

SPECIAL KEYNOTE GUEST SPEAKER – JACKIE FENN

Nature Versus Nurture — Transitioning to an Innovation Mindset

Jackie Fenn

Distinguished VP Analyst Creator, Gartner Hype Cycle Model

“We want to innovate but everyone is too busy with their day job." If this sounds familiar to you, join this session to discover practical ways to encourage innovation and experimentation within your teams and organizations. Discussion will target the day-to-day behaviors that make creativity and innovation a habit rather than an exception, as well as the targeted approaches that drive repeatable innovation success.

2:00 PM

BREAK

Take a break with us and enjoy a round of trivia or grab a cup of coffee, check your email, stretch – but be back at 2:15 ready to immerse yourself in how the training activities will work in your Collaboration Zones.

2:15 PM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Navigating your Collaboration Zones

Laszlo Gyorffy

Chief Facilitator
President,
Enterprise Development Group

Lead facilitator Laszlo will provide a brief overview of how to navigate into the training workshop Collaboration Zones – which are your virtual whiteboard ”rooms” - and your tasks. There you will work with your moderator and team mates in each of your training sessions.

2:35 PM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 1

Meet your teammates, and utilize mind-mapping methodology to identify the most significant trends impacting military aviation.

3:20 PM

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

Benjamin Sutherland

The Economist

Westerners have long benefited from a cultural advantage—the personal empowerment and initiative fostered by democracies has fueled advantageous creativity, be it in development of systems and kit, or in combat. How might this cultural forte be cultivated and exploited at a time when parts of the West seem to be slouching into bureaucratic tinkering at the expense of spunky innovation?

3:50 PM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 2

Key Initiatives : Together with your teammates, participants will continue to work in teams to assess the trends from CZ 1 – their strengths, weaknesses, and potential in military aviation. Output : Discuss and record a summary of the final analysis.

4:35 PM

NETWORKING HOUR
Mix and mingle with your colleagues, partners, clients and supporters of Innovation in Military Aviation

5:30 PM – END OF DAY 1
SEE YOU ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 AT 9:00 AM

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

9:00 AM

REVIEW OF DAY 1

Laszlo Gyorffy

Chief Facilitator
President,
Enterprise Development Group

Dr. Brett Trusko

President,
IAOIP

9:15 AM

Jeff Butler

The Generation Challenge

9:45 AM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 3

Key Initiatives : Discuss the biggest takeaways from generational demands on naval aviation. Share ideas of how-to better recruit, develop, and retain top talent. Output : Record a summary of the final analysis.

10:15 AM

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

Suzan Briganti

Swarm Vision

How to identify, develop and organize the innovation talent hiding inside your workforce. Learn how this award-winning Silicon Valley company is working with the US Navy to drive a pipeline of disruptive innovation inside NAVAIR, by tapping the hidden talent inside their workforce

10:35 AM

BREAK

Take a break with us and enjoy a round of trivia or grab a cup of coffee, check your email, stretch – but be back at 2:15 ready to immerse yourself in how the training activities will work in your Collaboration Zones.

11:00 AM

Swarm Vision Participant Interviews – NAWCAD/NAVAIR The Swarm Vision Power For Your Organization

Suzan Briganti

Swarm Vision

Tony Brescia

NAWCAD

11:35 AM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 4

Key Initiatives : Reflect on learnings and what is known. Identify barriers to success in the application of learnings and reassess it as an innovation challenge statement. Outputs : Record the challenge statement.

12:15 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM

THEME: INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

Innovating at Scale

Attendees learn and begin crowdsourcing together

Josh Folk

IdeaScale

Dynamic Innovation Portfolio Management

Tom Brazil

ICS

ISO 56000: The Future of Innovation Management

Dr. Brett Trusko,

US Administrator for ISO 56000

Frank Voehl,

US Administrator for ISO 56000

2:15 PM

BREAK

Take a break, you deserve it. Visit the exhibit hall, setup an appointment with a colleague, network, take that 7th inning stretch. You’ve earned it – we’re in the home stretch.

2:45 PM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 5

Key Initiatives : Discuss together the biggest takeaways of the ISO 56000 presentation. Assess potential solutions to innovation challenges uploaded to IdeaScale from the crowdsourcing exercise. Additional challenges added with moderator direction and input.

3:30 PM

NETWORKING HOUR
Mix and mingle with your colleagues, partners, clients and supporters of Innovation in Military Aviation

5:00 PM – END OF DAY 2
SEE YOU ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 AT 9:00 AM

WEDNESDAY SEPTMBER 3, 2020

9:00 AM

REVIEW OF DAY 2

Laszlo Gyorffy

Chief Facilitator
President,
Enterprise Development Group

Dr. Brett Trusko

President,
IAOIP

THEME: OPEN INNOVATION

Panel: The Power and Practices of Innovation Ecosystems

Rick Tarr

Director
Tech Transfer Office, NAWCAD

Innovation WERX: The Power of Outsized Collaboration

Steve Werner

MGMWERX

The Innovation Hubs emerging around the country are each created to serve a particular customer, and each works to create innovative solutions to its customers’ problems. What if the various hubs more actively work together with a strong collaborative spirit? ... The results can be phenomenal. There is truly great power in the Network.

10:00 AM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 6

Key Initiatives : Teams discuss biggest takeaways from the innovation ecosystems presented, applying an open innovation approach. Outputs : Teams will record the best of these ideas. Everyone is encouraged to add at least one more idea to the innovation challenge.

10:35 AM

BREAK - Take 25

11:00 AM

THEME: INNOVATION SYSTEMS

MBSE Econometrics

Ben Levitt

Technology Strategy Partners,
an MIT-Based Advisory Firm

Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is a recently developed new approach to Systems Engineering (SE) where the engineering tools, methods, and metadata are migrated to a unified model. Even though some argue that this a minor change, the consequences of MBSE indeed extensively affect overall product development practices, especially considering the second-order effects of this migration.

Chris Bogdan

BAH

Cheryl Perkins

Innovation Consultant

Economic trends have a significant influence on the workforce. Under current economic conditions, America’s youth have more options at their disposal. Participants will walk away informed and motivated to leverage their leadership skills to foster a cculture of excellence and engagement. This discussion will help you identify critical factors affecting your own organization.

Creating Value with CO-STAR

Laszlo Gyorffy

Participants will learn CO-STAR, the innovation technique perfected in Silicon Valley for turning potentially brilliant ideas into powerful value propositions. CO-STAR enables you to create a winning pitch to communicate effectively with your sponsors, your collaborators, and your customers. Its value-driven approach is a must for anyone looking to champion bold new ideas.

12:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 7

Teams review the innovation challenges and select one they want to explore further. They review current ideas, generate new ones as inspired, then begin applying newly learned CO-STAR methodology to develop and test the value of their chosen idea.

2:40 PM

THEME: THE KEYS TO VALUE-DRIVEN INNOVATION

Innovation Culture and the Role of the Expert

Eric Daniels

Architect,
Professor & Design Thinking SME

Discover how expertise is both an asset and liability to innovation culture. Case study examples and shared audience insights will bring value to improving strategies for multi-generational collaboration.

3:30 PM

NETWORKING HOUR
Mix and mingle with your colleagues, partners, clients and supporters of Innovation in Military Aviation

4:00 PM – END OF DAY 3
SEE YOU ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 4 AT 9:00 AM

THURSDAY SEPTMBER 4, 2020

9:00 AM

REVIEW OF DAY 1-3

Laszlo Gyorffy

Chief Facilitator
President,
Enterprise Development Group

Dr. Brett Trusko

President,
IAOIP

9:15 AM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 8

Cultivate the six critical aspects of an innovative idea and transform their potential challenge solution into sound value proposition.

10:15 AM

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

Tom Triumph

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

An informative and engaging session focused on how the world’s best organizations advance towards a better future in an ever-changing world. With a grounding in real-world experience, along with the best thinking from tech and business luminaries, incl: Josh Bayliss (CEO Virgin), Tom Kelly (Founder IDEO), John Sculley (Business), and many others, we’ll discuss how to prepare as individuals and organizations to meet the military aviation challenges of the future. Success not arbitrary nor is it reached with a haphazard approach. Rather there are proven strategies and methodologies that can be applied to not just survive - but thrive in the future.

10:35 AM

BREAK

11:00 AM

YOUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Collaboration Zone 9

Convert team-generated value propositions into a compelling 5 minute pitch. Rehearse, refine and record the final pitch.

11:30 AM

Pitch Review

12:15 PM

Final Wrap-up

Laszlo Gyorffy

Dr. Brett Trusko

12:45 PM

IIMA VRTL Training Workshop Concludes

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their support of this training workshop event and for supporting those who work every day for NAWCAD.

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

We have compiled a lineup of international experts across fields that critically intersect with Innovation in Military Aviation – get to know them by reading below.

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