2017 Member Summit Preliminary Agenda

Updated August 16, 2017

Monday, October 2

Committee Meetings

8:30 am - 5:00 pm     Portfolio Management Masterclass - (separate registration fee required)

6:00 pm    Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 3

7:00 am    Optional:  Running Club/Yoga/Sunrise Photography

8:00 am    Networking Breakfast/ Early Risers Roundtable

9:00 am    Opening Keynote:  Heather Whiteman, Head of People Strategy, Analytics & Operations, GE Digital

10:00 am   Break

10:15 am   Talent Management Initiative Report-Outs. Round 1

  • Tools to Embrace a More Fluid Workforce
  • Career Paths for Innovation
  • Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Technical Talent   

11:00 am   Networking Break

11:30 am   Talent Management Initiative Report-Outs. Round 2

  • Tools to Embrace a More Fluid Workforce
  • Career Paths for Innovation
  • Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Technical Talent   

12:15 pm    Business Lunch

1:45 pm    John Deere's Campus Party Experience Case Study

2:15 pm    MITRE Corp.'s Career Agility: A New Paradigm

2:45 pm    Networking Break

3:15 pm    IRI Research Reports. Round 1

  • Product Design for Mass Customization
  • Lean Start-up in Large Organizations
  • Adding Sustainability to the NPD Toolbox

4:00 pm    Break

4:15 pm   IRI Research Reports. Round 2

  • Product Design for Mass Customization
  • Lean Start-up in Large Organizations
  • Adding Sustainability to the NPD Toolbox

5:30 pm   Networking Reception

6:45 pm   Optional:  Trip to Fort Worth Stockyards

 

Wednesday, October 4

7:00 am    Optional:  Running Club/Yoga/Sunrise Photography

8:00 am    Networking Breakfast/ Early Risers Roundtable

9:00 am   Choose your own Adventure 

  • Frito-Lay R&D Field Trip (bus departs at 8:00 am)
  • Research Working Group Sessions
    • Brilliant Failures
    • Developing & Monetizing a Long-Term Vision for R&D Phase II
    • Growth Outside the Core
  • Talent Management Deep Dive
    • HR Hot Topic Roundtable
    • Organizational & Leadership Practices of a Networked Corp
    • Roundtable: Managing the “Dual Career Ladder” in R&D
  • Biologically-Inspired Design Deep Dive
    • BID Roundtable
    • Case Study: University of Akron’s PhD Student Partnerships
    • Case Study:  Kimberly-Clark and Georgia Tech
    • Next Steps in BID
  • Growth Outside the Core Roundtable (invitation only). Contact Lee Green for details

12:15 pm  Holland Award Luncheon

1:15 pm  The ROI of Trend Tracking

2:15 pm   Break

2:30 pm   Trends Whiteboard Sessions

3:30 pm   Networking Break

4:00 pm  Holland Award Keynote

5:30 pm   Networking Reception

6:30 pm   Optional:  Fort Worth Ale Trail

 

Thursday, October 5

8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Opportunity Thinking Workshop (separate registration fee required)

Schedule subject to change.

Make sure to select the optional activities of your choice on the online registration form.