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On Friday, September 16th, Churchill Club proudly presents Igniting Innovation & Mastering Change: A Day-long Conversation in Three Acts, a series of discussions presenting new perspectives and examining opportunities for advancing information locally, nationally, and around the world. Speakers and audience members will engage in discussions and focus on takeaways and insights throughout the day in three segments: Here: Innovation in Silicon Valley, There: Innovation in America and Around the World, & Then: Inventing the Future. Reserve your space today!
The stellar list of speakers will include
The Churchill Club Awards on 9.15 and Igniting Innovation & Mastering Change, A Day-long Conference in Three Acts on 9.16 are presented as the final events of Churchill Club's 25th anniversary celebration year.
*Combo ticket price for Igniting Innovation & Mastering Change: A Day-long Conversation in Three Acts and Churchill Club Awards.
8:00 a.m. Registration/continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome & 25th Anniversary reel
ACT I: HERE INNOVATION IN SILICON VALLEY
Leaders and innovators in Silicon Valley/the West Coast share perspectives, examine opportunities and debate challenges for ratcheting up innovation and growth
9:15 a.m. Silicon Valley Innovation – An Endless Frontier?
Paul Saffo, Managing Director of Foresight, Discern Analytics
Geoffrey Moore, Author, Speaker, Advisor
10:00 a.m. Innovation in Silicon Valley – Whose Game is It?
Gordon Davidson, Firm Chairman & Partner, Corporate Group, Fenwick & West
Steve Hoover, CEO, PARC
Ann Winblad, Managing Director, Hummer Winblad
Paul Saffo, Managing Director of Foresight, Discern Analytics (moderator)
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Interactive breakout sessions
1) Innovation: From Serendipity to Predictability
Lessons learned at Intuit and Accenture on building an effective and rapid innovation capability with Brainstorm.Led by Roy Rosin, VP of Innovation, Intuit; Shubber Ali, Global Lead, Accenture Innovation Center of Excellence
2) Reinvention and Pivoting
Takeaway session about what can be learned from companies who have reinvented themselves or pivoted. Led by Richard Dickson, Partner, Fenwick and West, with Sudhakar Ramakrishna, EVP of Unified Communications Solutions, Polycom; and Randy Komisar, Partner, Kleiner Perkins, Will Price, CEO, Flite; Ujjal Kohli, CEO, Rhythm NewMedia Inc.
Noon Lunch & networking
ACT II: THERE INNOVATION IN AMERICA AND AROUND THE WORLD
Conversations about the evolution of innovation in other parts of the nation and world.
1:00 p.m. An Abundance of Opportunities, a Scarcity of Innovation
Curt Carlson, CEO, SRI
1:45 p.m. Mastering the Global Innovation Economy
Russ Conser, Head of Game Changer Program, Shell
Vivek Wadhwa,Visiting Scholar, UC-Berkeley and Columnist, Washington Post and BusinessWeek
Eric Young, Co-founder & General Partner, Canaan Partners
Curt Carlson, CEO, SRI (moderator).
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Interactive breakout sessions
1) Innovating Innovation
In speed dialogue fashion, a demonstration of innovation by creating an experience through dialogues and illustration that covers the evolution of innovation, the importance of improved partnering/connectivity and reflects on innovating innovation to create new possibilities. Led by Russ Conser, Head, GameChanger Program, Shell
2) Collective Entrepreneurship
A candid discussion about motivation, accomplishments, and challenges in designing and managing the five years of Qualcomm’s internal venture accelerator program, the Venture Fest., which fosters a global culture of competitive entrepreneurism. Led by Ricardo dos Santos, Head, Innovation Network and Venture Fest, Qualcomm; and Dave Blakely, Head, Technology Strategy Practice, IDEO.
ACT III: …& THEN INVENTING THE FUTURE
A provocative and inspiring view of the future
3:45 p.m. Enacting the Future: Socio-technical Perspective and the Next Cambrian
John Seely Brown, Visiting Scholar, USC, Independent Co-director, Deloitte Center for the Edge
4:30 p.m. Closing session
Review of takeaways from the day, and a toast
4:50 p.m. Cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception
Event Contact Information
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Sponsorships and Tables
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Passes are not accepted.
Thank you to our Sponsors
|Innovation Champion Sponsor:|
|ACT I: HERE Breakout Session Sponsors:|
ACT II: THERE Breakout Session Sponsors:
|Reserved Tables:||KPMG, SAP and SRI International|
|The Moon Agency|
|Filiberto Rodriguez, Churchill Club Award Designer|
Churchill Club is Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum. The 7,500-member, 29-year-old, 501(c)(3) non-profit has earned its international reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs where global business and thought leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. The organization presents up to 40 programs each year in support of innovation, economic growth, and societal benefit, with an emphasis on actionable takeaways and insights. Further information about Churchill Club can be found at www.churchillclub.org.
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