The Business of Innovation Conference

Who: 
Co-Hosted by Boeing and IRI
When: 
Monday October 28, 2019Wednesday October 30, 2019
Where: 
Seattle, WA

IRI is coming to the west coast! Attendees will come from Boeing, IRI member entities, and other companies with innovation leadership in their fields are encouraged to join us for a two day conference to learn more about Business Model Innovation and External Collaboration. Each day will focus on one of these topics with sessions about

  • Product-centric to service-centric business models
  • Leveraging incubators and start-ups
  • Cultural Change: Overcoming self-definition inertia
  • Going Vertical: Competing with traditional suppliers and customers
  • Multi-part innovation tactics and traps
  • Eliminating the middle-man: Direct collaboration with Tier 2 suppliers
  • Co-development with university spin-outs
  • Global development (multi-country collaborations).

The last day will also feature a exclusive private tour of the Boeing Assembly Building so you can get a first hand look at how Boeing uses their business strategy to implement production of their aerospace technology.

 

 

Monday October 28, 2019

  4:45PM | Reception
  5:30PM | Adjourn for Day

Tuesday October 29, 2019

  9:00AM | Welcome and Content Weaver
  9:15AM | Opening Session: Business Model Innovation
  • Product-centric to service-centric shift
  • Leveraging incubators and start-ups
10:30AM | Break
11:00AM | Opening Session Continued
  • Cultural Change: Overcoming self-definition inertia
  • Going Vertical: Competing with traditional suppliers and customers
12:15PM | Lunch
  1:30PM | Breakouts (sm groups doing deep dives)
  • Product-centric to service-centric shift
  • Leveraging incubators and start-ups
  • Cultural Change: Overcoming self-definition inertia
  • Going Vertical: Competing with traditional suppliers and customers
  2:45PM | Break
  3:45PM | Breakouts (sm groups doing deep dives)
  • Product-centric to service-centric shift
  • Leveraging incubators and start-ups
  • Cultural Change: Overcoming self-definition inertia
  • Going Vertical: Competing with traditional suppliers and customers
  4:30PM | Content Weaving Conclusion
  4:45PM | Reception
  5:30PM | Adjourn for Day

Wednesday October 30, 2019

  9:00AM | Welcome and Content Weaver
  9:15AM | Opening Session: External Collaboration
  • Multi-party innovation tactics and traps
  • Eliminating the middle man: Direct collaboration with Tier 2 suppliers 
10:30AM | Break
11:00AM | Opening Session Continued 
  • Co-development with university spin-outs
  • Global development (multi-country collaborations)
12:15PM | Lunch
  1:30PM | Breakouts (sm groups doing deep dives)
  • Multi-party innovation tactics and traps
  • Eliminating the middle man: Direct collaboration with Tier 2 suppliers 
  • Co-development with university spin-outs
  • Global development (multi-country collaborations)
  2:45PM | Content Weaving & Conference Conclusion
  3:15PM | Leave for VIP Tour of Assembly Building