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MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018 | ANNUAL COUNCIL MEETING AND EXECUTIVE SUMMIT KICK OFF

GROWTH INNOVATION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING
* Please note participation in the annual meeting is restricted to Council Members only. 

9:00 AM


Growth Innovation Leadership Council Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 AM


Growth Innovation Leadership Council Mixer and Annual Meeting

1:30 PM


Council Meeting Concludes

GROWTH, INNOVATION AND LEADERSHIP EXECUTIVE SUMMIT EVENT KICK OFF AND NETWORKING

2:30 PM


Speaker & Thought Leader Orientation
An essential meeting for speakers, facilitators and confirmed thought leaders to preview the event, highlight your roles and network with fellow peers.

3:30 PM


Growth, Innovation and Leadership Executive Summit Participant Registration Opens

4:00 PM


Participant Meet ‘n’ Greet

This end-user/practitioner networking activity is your opportunity to identify – right out of the gate – those peers who share challenges similar to your own. It’s a great way to find participants who have thought leadership you can benefit from and to facilitate later dialogues throughout the event.

5:00 PM


Executive Summit Kick Off Address
Creating and Sustaining an Organization that Thrives on Change

6:00 PM


Welcome Networking Reception

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2018 | GENERAL SESSION, DISCOVERY SESSIONS AND EXHIBITION

8:00 AM


Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibition 

8:45 AM


WELCOME AND KEYNOTE
Accelerating Delivery of Business Solutions for the Digital Economy

9:30 AM


Navigating the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Executive Summit

TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITY ENGINES – Drive Exponential Growth in Your Organization

9:45 AM


Capturing the Rewards (and Managing the Risk) of an Artificial Intelligence Future

10:05 AM


Imagining the Future of Consumer Hardware & Devices

10:25 AM


Networking, Refreshments, and Exhibition Break

TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITY ENGINES

10:55 AM


Our Future is Autonomous

11:15 AM


Living in a World of Immersive Experiences: AR / VR Game Changers

11:35 AM


Brainstorming the Convergence of Technology Opportunity Engines

12:15 PM


Food for Thought Networking Luncheon – Networking Roundtables Hosted by Industry Leaders
Practitioners and solution providers host a menu of luncheon discussions on pertinent industry issues. Dine and dish with industry experts. The list of discussion topics will be available on-site.

1:25 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

1:30 PM


DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION DISCOVERY SESSIONS

Take away great ideas and insights from progressive business leaders on opportunities generated from the digital transformation of business and society, and engage in interactive exercises to ignite growth ideas.

Choose one of the following concurrent sessions:

TT1. Creating Value and Driving Better Outcomes from the Intersection of Healthcare and Technology
TT2. Technology Radar: Seizing Early Adopter and Fast Follower Opportunities for Growth
TT3. The Transformation of the Industrial Sector
TT4. Connected Intelligent Autonomy: Drones and Cars of the Future
TT5. The Final Frontier – Digital Transformation of the Chemical, Material, & Food Industries
TT6. Fintech Innovation: Best Practices and Best In Breed

TT7. Aligning Growth Vision and Innovation Strategy
 

4:00 PM


Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

4:30 PM


EXECUTIVE ALERT
Getting Your Corporate Approach to Cyber-Security Ready for What’s Coming

4:50 PM


FUTURE FORWARD
Space: Exploring the Next Frontier

5:30 PM


CAPSTONE ADDRESS
Thriving in a Digital World: Adapting to the Economic Model of the Future

Learn More

While digital transformation is a priority for businesses across the world today, very few are actually doing it well: simply changing your IT or implementing small, targeted pilots isn’t enough. And the opportunity is incredible, as data, emerging technology such as A.I., mobility, and connectivity are constantly unlocking new business models and revenue streams. This session draws upon the experiences of one of the first chief digital officers in the world and outlines key considerations for leaders as they weave their core business and digital strategies together.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Lessons learned from boards and CEOs across the world’s greatest industries: challenges, talent, and execution
  • Key insights into common risks and roadblocks within an organization, from culture to change management to new business strategies
  • A step-by-step framework for business leaders to leverage when planning for digital transformation

6:00 PM


Happy Half Hour
Continue the conversation with fellow participants as we cap off the day at the hotel with a quick drink and hors d’oeuvres before heading off to the Dine Around!

6:30 PM


Dine Around San Diego
Take networking a step further and join us as we venture into the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Enjoy a diverse range of food options and learn why San Diego is considered “America’s Finest City”. A great opportunity to build relationships with your fellow peers in a fun, intimate setting!

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018 | GENERAL SESSION, CRITICAL ISSUE THINKTANKS, AND EXHIBITION

6:15 AM


Early Risers Run/Walk

8:00 AM


Continental Breakfast and Exhibition

8:30 AM


KICKOFF AND KEYNOTE
Innovating Customer Experience and Engagement

9:10 AM


EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS
Industry Blueprint for Disrupting Your Culture and Turning Employees into Innovators

Learn More
To keep pace with rapid changes in today’s digital age, every company must reinvent itself, disrupt its entire workforce and transform into a companywide culture of innovation. Innovation can come from anyone anywhere, and the most brilliant game-changers often bubble up from diverse employees with passionate ideas. Learn how to ignite a grassroots movement across all functions in organizations of any size or type that enables employees to think and act like entrepreneurs in a startup.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Proven success factors to jump start an innovation revolution that drives an entrepreneurial mindset companywide
  • Award-winning, best practices that engage and inspire all employees to tap into their purposes, and bring winning ideas to life like collaborative entrepreneurs in a startup
  • Barriers to success, metrics, and lessons learned to sustain continuously improving innovation programs

9:30 AM


Session-to-Session Travel Time 

9:35 AM


Critical Issue Think Tanks
Capture the power of the collective wisdom in the room via group discussion and interactive exercises on the critical issue at hand.

Choose one of the following concurrent sessions:

TT8. Building Winning Strategies with Strategic Intelligence
TT9. The Corporate Innovation Map: An Actionable Leader’s View
TT10. The Journey to Monetizing Digital Services
TT12. The “Netflix Effect”: Driving New Growth Opportunities for
Mid-sized Lifescience Companies

 

11:00 AM


Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

11:30 AM


INTERACTIVE – Critical Issue Think Tanks
Capture the power of the collective wisdom in the room via group discussion and interactive exercises on the critical issue at hand.

Choose one of the following concurrent sessions:

TT13. Translating Digital Technology into Competitive Advantage
TT14. Technology Convergence Monetization
TT15. Strategic Partnerships for New Competencies
TT16. Data as a Strategic Asset for Global Enterprises

1:00 PM


Food for Thought Networking Luncheon – Network Roundtables Hosted by Industry Leaders
Practitioners and solution providers host a menu of luncheon discussions on pertinent industry issues. Dine and dish with industry experts. The list of discussion topics will be available on-site.

2:10 PM


Session-to-Session Travel Time

2:15 PM


MOVER & SHAKER INTERVIEWS
Where the Ventures are Venturing

3:15 PM


CAPSTONE ADDRESS
Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Will Ignite the Future

3:45 PM


INSIGHTS AND IDEAS ROUNDUP
Implementing the Best, Brightest, and Boldest Ideas from the Program

4:00 PM


Growth, Innovation and Leadership Executive Summit Concludes

6:00 PM


Dine & Unwind

Calling all Growth Innovation Leadership members, Innovation Tour participants and others looking to kick back and continue the conversations as we cap off the event!

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018 | INNOVATION LAB TOUR

8:00 AM


Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:45 AM


Shuttle to Site

10:00 AM


Innovation Lab Immersion

12:30 PM


Networking Luncheon

1:15 PM


Growth Innovation Leadership Council Executive Roundtable: The Evolving Role of Universities in Social and Economic Impact

2:00 PM


Executive Roundtable Concludes

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