GLOBALIZATION

TRANSFORMED

NEXT PRACTICES TO REVOLUTIONIZE

YOUR GLOBAL INNOVATION

May 12-15, 2020 • Loews Philadelphia Hotel

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GET INSIGHTS TO MANAGE YOUR GLOBAL INNOVATION

The IRI Annual Conference is the world’s premier innovation event designed to accelerate value through innovation. This year’s conference explores emerging technologies and best practices needed to proactively advance innovation in the global community.

Sessions include peer presentations, interactive roundtables, field trips, and hands-on workshops. Takeaways include:

  • Tools for leading global teams and building a strong innovation culture
  • Tips for collaborating with international startups
  • Case studies about aligning innovation structure and strategy, expanding to new regions, and shifting global business models
  • A deep understanding of the relationship between innovation and place

LEARN FROM PREMIER INNOVATION THOUGHT LEADERS

Global companies and organizations are assembling for the conference in Philadelphia next spring. Sessions will be led by real-world practitioners including:

Alexa Dembek

Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer
DuPont

Sankha Som

Chief Innovation Evangelist
TATA Consultancy Services

Kerry Slade

Assistant Academic Director
Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Temple University

EXPLORE TRENDS & METHODS FOR SUCCESSFUL GLOBAL R&D

Sessions will explore key areas for global research and development. Topics include:

  • A Simplified Approach to Front-End Innovation
  • Case Study: Aligning Innovation Structure and Strategy in a Diverse Global Company
  • Compendium of Tools for Leading Successful Global Teams
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Strategic and Functional Baseline Study
  • Cultivating a Robust Innovation Culture
  • Encouraging Autonomy and Empowering R&D Teams
  • Encouraging Creativity and Collaboration with Biomimicry
  • From Science to Innovation with Acceleration
  • Global Deployment of New Business Models
  • How to Build a Technology Department in a New Region: A Success Story
  • Novel Research Capabilities: Science in Space
  • Partnering with International Startups
  • Sustainability: A Catalyst for Global Innovation
  • The Never-ending Journey of Globalization

REGISTER TODAY AND RECEIVE A $200 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

If you are an employee of an IRI member company, you may be eligible to use one of your company’s complimentary member registrations included in IRI member benefits. Email smith@iriweb.org for details.

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