Featured Keynote Speakers

Keynotes to Wow You. Meet Howie Choset, the Robotics Institute at Carnegie-Mellon, world renowned expert on Digital Transformation, Bob Evans, and our IRI Medalist, Dr. Leroy Hood--four luminaries in technology and innovation. Learn about the concept of the "AI Stack," discover robotic snakes, and gain insights and the necessary tools to upgrade your organization from analog to digital. The IRI Annual Conference is the only event that will showcase these masters of innovation, robotics and AI, packed into 3 days of learning and networking. Join us in Pittsburgh!


More insights from innovation thought leaders

There has never been a better time for corporations and government labs to take a transformational approach in innovation management. Gain long-term guidance and insights on such topics as rapid prototyping, strategic foresights, business model innovation, blockchain and R&D, and more. Where can you go to connect with leading innovation organizations like FedEx, Uber, Carnegie Mellon University, and Boeing, to name a few? Meet and mingle and hear all about their winning innovation strategies and action plans in Pittsburgh, the fastest growing city in innovation.

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The boldest and brightest minds are here.

Convene with other innovation leaders to tackle hot-button issues and create strategic solutions.