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World Future 2009: Innovation and Creativity in a Complex World

The World Future Society's 2009 conference, Innovation and Creativity in a Complex World, will be held on July 17-19, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois.  For more information, see www.wfs.org/2009main.htm.

 


Edward  E.
Gordon, president,...


ISPIM 2009 Conference

The 2009 ISPIM Conference -- The Future of Innovation -- will be held in Vienna, Austria on 21-24 June 2009. Organised by ISPIM, hosted by The Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, and supported by DANUBE - European Programmes for Training, Research and Technology and Ratio Strategy & Innovation Consulting, this conference will bring together academics,...


Innovation in Management

The 4th International Innovation in Management Conference, The Cutting Edge of Business Education and Practice in an Epoch  of Global Collaboration, will take place 21-22 May 2009 in Poznan, Poland. The recent developing global financial crisis at the beginning of the new millennium has underscored many nuances of the interconnected economy in which we live. Obvious responsorial inclinations, such...
Front End of Innovation USA

For the past seven years, the Product Development and Management Association and the Institute for International Research have joined forces to provide the innovation and product development community with the most thought provoking and groundbreaking conferences focused on the Front End (or discovery portion) of the innovation process. Matching best-in-class speakers with your current and future innovation...



Breakthrough Innovation

On March 25-26, 2009 connect with innovation leaders to jump to the next level by incorporating consumer insights, embracing green innovation and exploiting social networks in an open and collaborative environment!

Breakthrough Innovation 2009 presents captivating speakers addressing modern innovation concepts in the form of social networking...
TRIZCON2009

TRIZCON2009 the 11th anniversary event, will be the largest international TRIZ Conference in the world. It will be sponsored by and held in Canoga Park, CA (outside Los Angeles) on 16-18 March, 2009. This annual event brings together an array of international TRIZ experts and end-users. The first day of the Conference, Sunday, is dedicated to Tutorials. Beginners & Advanced topics will be...



How much time to you spend on the road? At airports? On planes? How can you best utilise the time to be more innovative?

There are some real opportunities while sitting on a plane. Take it from me — this month I travelled to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, South Africa, Bahrain and am currently in New Zealand running workshops. This non-stop travel has brought to mind some great ways to make use of all that transit time:

    * Read widely and see how other cities/...

Feeling the effects of the recent global financial crisis? Want to find a cave and hide until things get back to normal? It is natural to want to revert back to the safe, tried and true methods in times of crises.  Cut down on expenses, consolidate your portfolio, put off projects, ride out the storm.


Rather than retreat and lay low, think about how you can best leverage from the economic contraction. Focus on the question “What is hurting our customers and how can we best...

Emerging India: Strategic Innovation in a Flat World

The rise of India Inc. presents exciting opportunities for you to extend your research, teaching and consulting activities. If you wish to network, learn from, and share your insights with strategy scholars and practitioners in India, this is a not to be missed experience! So, don't miss this opportunity to develop networks with over 400 academics...

You are standing there, watching the sea of black suitcases go around the luggage belt. Then suddenly you spot it.

Tied in a multitude of knots, around the handle, is THE yellow ribbon, signifying ‘my suitcase’. You instantly pick it up, knowing that you have the right bag.

Often it is just the way it is tied or located. It could be the type of ribbon or, in my case, one of my husband’s neckties, ceremoniously cut up. It is amazing how one little point of difference...

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