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2012 Annual Meeting: Driving Growth, Here, There & Everywhere

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Innovation is a fuel for future growth. Many new drivers are changing the way companies are managing their innovation systems, including the pace of change, availability of talent and a reframing to a new world market. As companies examine these new markets and regions in developing their growth strategies, they are focusing on how they can best manage both the front and execution sides of innovation.

Attendees will gain answers to how companies are managing innovation outside their home country and how companies in other regions (e.g. Europe, Asia) manage innovation for their local and overseas markets. What can we learn from others who are doing things differently? Which companies are looking at and beyond BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India & China) and how is their innovation process different?

Presenters will offer the audience fresh perspectives from organizations and international companies not historically represented in past dialogues and have them share methods, challenges and successes in emerging economies and from different perspectives in the ecosystem.

Serial Innovators

Presentation: Bruce A. Vojak, PhD, Associate Dean for Administration in the College of Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Raymond Price, PhD, William H. Severns Chair of Human Behavior in the College of Engineering and Co-Director of the Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 46 min 38 sec