SPRING Immersion Experience

IRI and RTI International
Thursday June 07, 2018 8:00am3:00pm
Departing from Atlanta Marriott Marquis


This Spring Immersion Experience will bring you face to face with new intelligent technologies and their creators.  First, you'll check out the tech, then RTI will help take you deeper to look at what it will mean for innovation management and the way you will do your job in the future.

Space is limited so register soon!

Registration fee: $350 (members); $440 (non members)

Click here to Register



Draft Agenda:




8:15 – 9:00 AM

Travel to Georgia Tech 


9:00 – 11:30 AM

Tour of Georgia Tech Labs

Tour the IRIM labs that are creating the next generation of robots and pioneering machine learning.  Stops will include the Robotarium, Food Processing Technology Building, and the Robot Autonomy and  Interactive Learning Lab.  Researchers will be on hand to answer questions and contribute to the discussion.

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Working Lunch

Facilitated discussion over lunch:  What surprised you about the technologies that you saw?  What applications can you see that may not have been mentioned by the researchers?  How can you see these technologies impacting innovation management generally?  Your organization? 

12:30 – 1:00 PM

Travel to Microsoft Innovation Center


1:00 – 2:00 PM

Trial Microsoft's new HoloLens and learn about the technology from a Microsoft Expert

Microsoft's HoloLens is the first self-contained, holographic computer, enabling you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you.  Attendees will try out the technology and chat with a Microsoft Expert to learn more about its applications.

2:00 – 3:00 PM


Facilitated discussion:  What are your key take-aways from today?  What do you think will be useful in your organization? 

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Travel back to the Atlanta Marriott Marquis