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INNOVA-CON GENERAL SESSIONS

CONFERENCE THEMES WITH THOUGHT LEADERS

FEBRUARY 28TH & MARCH 1ST 2018

Experience innovation in action with our panel of experts who are driving, measuring and managing innovation in their organizations every day! You won’t experience more engaging, dynamic and interactive sessions on innovation anywhere. Join us at Innova-Con’s general sessions on February 28 and March 1 for two days of innovation excitement and acceleration with some of the best and brightest innovation practitioners.

Doug Collins

Idea Management


Management of ideas is a critical component of any innovation program. Critical components in the management of ideas are discussed in this section.
Magnus Penker

Innovation Metrics


Measuring the innovation capabilities of yours and other organizations will be addressed in this talk.
Innovating In Government

What’s next in government innovation?


Amy Wilson, Dr. Andrew Maxwell, Jonah J. Czerwinski, Dawn Gregory, Captain Steven D. Lauver, Christer Bergman
Langdon Morris

Driving Innovation with Blockchain


Learn to incentivize and reward your team to encourage their contributions of discretionary efforts aimed at innovative outcomes.
Janice Omadeke, Elizabeth Lindsey, Kirsten Trusko, Kevin Morgan & Kia Scipio

Diversity and Inclusion


By encouraging and cultivating diversity and inclusion in innovation, organizations are reaping the benefits through different ideas, perspectives and more.
Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

The Legacy Organization is Dead: Long Live Innovation


Whether you invent or purchase your innovation, legacy systems make it difficult to be successful. Learn how successful companies change.
Jinnyn Jacob, Dom Bonaduce, Jason Brewster, Dimitra Hatzudis, C’Pher Gresham

Building Innovation Spaces


How do you build spaces for innovation to thrive? Learn from incubators, accelerators, and innovation labs on how they use physical spaces, technology and cultural initiatives to enable a culture of innovation.
Dr. Darrel Sandall, Laura Yu & Kaitlynn Mosier Booz Allen Hamilton

Aligning Innovation with Strategy


Learn how to effectively align strategy with innovation.
Brian Buckley

Leaders and Champions


Incorporating innovation professionals into the leadership fabric of your organization.
Dawn Gregory

Open Innovation


The city of Atlanta has identified an ambitious project aimed at building the metroplex. The various pieces and parts of this ambitious project are discussed.
Dr. Abram Walton, Nagesh Rao, Peter Gardner & Brian Buckley

Building an Innovation Ecosystem


The Innovation Ecosystem is the internal structure versus, open innovation as an external system. Learn the components of the internal ecosystem.
Neville Thompson

DITCH THE DUDS


The choice of which innovations to pursue is a critical factor influencing a company’s ability to innovate successfully and yet most organizations struggle with how and when to make the decision to cut .
Nicole Lach, Maia Sciupac

RAPID IDEATION CHALLENGE


Join us for a customized group activity to encourage creativity and new thinking to solve challenging problems!