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6th Annual Innovation Master Class

Building the Breakthroughs that Build Revenue and Growth
DECEMBER 06 - 07, 2018 | GEORGE E. PAKE AUDITORIUM AT PARC, A XEROX COMPANY | PALO ALTO, CA

December 06 - 07, 2018

For our 6th Annual Innovation Master Class, join us in America’s center of innovation: Silicon Valley. At Xerox PARC—the research center that inspired the likes of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates—we’ll discuss how to incubate new ideas, partner with startups, and encourage disruptive innovation.

Designed for executives overseeing innovation, this event typically draws vice presidents, directors, managers, and leaders in disciplines like product development, design, HR, research, business development, and marketing.

You’ll hear from leaders at Salesforce (a world-wide leader of innovation), Google, Microsoft, 3M, Cisco, and more. Engage with startup founders and accelerators, and hear from legendary innovator John Seely Brown, formerly Director of Xerox PARC and a Board Member of Amazon, now a Visiting Scholar at University of Southern California.

Reimagining the Conference Experience

This is not your traditional conference. Rather than limiting your engagement to a brief Q&A at the end of each session, we’ve carved out time for you to ask questions via an interactive app, with the option to vote certain questions up or down. You’ll also participate in roundtable discussions with your fellow attendees—exchanging ideas, reflecting on common challenges, and brainstorming innovative business solutions.

Plus, on December 5, join us for an enlightening pre-conference tour of some of Silicon Valley’s major innovators—including the AT&T Foundry, SAP Labs, and the Ford Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center. See innovation up close, and explore the environments that make it possible. 

What

The 6th Annual Innovation Master Class. A series of workshops, panels, and discussions focused on driving successf

When

Pre-Conference Innovation Tour: December 5, 2018
Main Conference: December 6 - 7, 2018

Where

Pre-Conference Innovation Tour: Departs from Dinah's Garden Hotel Palo Alto
Main Conference: George E. Pake Auditorium at Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, CA

Who

Innovators from Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, 3M, Xerox PARC, and more will share insights and answer questions chosen by you and your fellow attendees.

Join us in Silicon Valley for an unmissable innovation event! Register now. 

 

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11 CPE credits
Business Management and Organization
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Highlights from last year’s Innovation Conference

The Amazon Approach to Innovation

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Guidewell and Customer Service Innovation in Health Care

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Coca Cola and Lessons in Disruptive Innovation

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LOCATION

Conference location:
George E. Pake Auditorium at PARC, A Xerox Company
3333 Coyote Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Hotel Information:
Dinah's Garden Hotel Palo Alto
4261 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Tel: + 650-493-2844

Transportation will be provided to and from the hotel to Xerox PARC. Parking is limited at Xerox PARC. 

To book a room at a discounted rate by 11/4/2018, click here.

Please Note: Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.

EXHIBITION SPONSOR
Planbox
HOSTED BY
964018 - Xerox

December 05, 2018

Silicon Valley Site Visits: Hands-On Insights from Accenture, AT&T, Ford & SAP Innovation Labs

See for yourself at these Silicon Valley site visits how large corporations and startups alike are taking advantage of the world’s most innovative ecosystem, and take back insights for structuring your innovation program

  • On-the-ground, in-depth site visits
  • Learn the why and how behind each innovation lab setting
  • Talk to project leaders on cutting-edge advancements
  • Small group, always-interactive format ensures your questions get answered
Note:Times are approximate and include travel.
The tour will depart from: Dinah’s Garden Hotel, 4261 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306
Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 – 9:00 am
9:00 – 11:00 am

AT&T Foundry: Innovative Partnerships in Edge Computing and More

At the AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, you will see the unique setting and processes created to drive innovations in 5G, AI, edge computing, and AR and VR on mobile services. Then you will speak with and get your questions answered by innovators leading these projects. Learn how decisions were made, projects selected, and teams structured to drive results.

Soren Telfer, Director, Palo Alto Foundry, AT&T

Vikram Samana-Vijayaraghavan, Senior Member Technical Staff, Palo Alto Foundry, AT&T

Alisha Seam, Senior Member Technical Staff, Palo Alto Foundry, AT&T

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SAP Labs Silicon Valley: Partnering with Apple, Google and More in the Epicenter of Tech

Learn how SAP Labs leverages its Silicon Valley location and its distinctive design thinking process to partner on enterprise projects with Apple, Google, NVIDIA, Slack, early stage disruptors, and many more. Engage in a dialogue on its innovation strategy, see how the lab environment has been shaped to enhance connections and creation, and get a walk-through on some of the latest projects.

Roger Quinlan, Sr. Vice President, Global Head - Partner Managed Cloud & BPO Global Customer Operations, SAP

Gita Kapor, Leonardo Center Evangelist, SAP

We will have a box lunch during our SAP Labs visit.
1:00 – 2:30 pm

Ford Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center

What does it mean, and what does it take, to transition from a car company to a mobility company? What roles will AI, Blockchain and drones play in the transformation? And how does Ford’s Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center, based at Stanford Research Park, help drive these changes?

Here you will have a sophisticated and illuminating conversation about the advantages and the challenges of being based in Silicon Valley, followed by an opportunity to see some of the Innovation Center’s most exciting projects in action.

2:30 – 4:30 pm

Accenture Ventures, Tech Trends Shaping the Future, and a Lineup of Startup All-Stars

What will your company’s next startup investment, partnership, or incubation be? What are the odds – given the track record – that the next relationship will drive revenue and results? Learn from and get answers about the strategy and decisions behind Accenture Ventures, which partners with and invests in growth-stage companies that create innovative enterprise technologies.

Get insights into five major trends that are shaping innovation, then see examples of these forces in action through five breakout startups:

Trend: Citizen AI – Startup: Cortical.ai

Trend: Internet of Thinking – Startup: Maana

Trend: Frictionless Business – Startup: Ripple

Trend: Data Veracity – Startup: Paxata

Trend: Extended Reality– Startup: Upskill

December 06 - 07, 2018

For our 6th Annual Innovation Master Class, join us in America’s center of innovation: Silicon Valley. At Xerox PARC—the research center that inspired the likes of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates—we’ll discuss how to incubate new ideas, partner with startups, and encourage disruptive innovation.

Designed for executives overseeing innovation, this event typically draws vice presidents, directors, managers, and leaders in disciplines like product development, design, HR, research, business development, and marketing.

You’ll hear from leaders at Salesforce (a world-wide leader of innovation), Google, Microsoft, 3M, Cisco, and more. Engage with startup founders and accelerators, and hear from legendary innovator John Seely Brown, formerly Director of Xerox PARC and a Board Member of Amazon, now a Visiting Scholar at University of Southern California.

Reimagining the Conference Experience

This is not your traditional conference. Rather than limiting your engagement to a brief Q&A at the end of each session, we’ve carved out time for you to ask questions via an interactive app, with the option to vote certain questions up or down. You’ll also participate in roundtable discussions with your fellow attendees—exchanging ideas, reflecting on common challenges, and brainstorming innovative business solutions.

Plus, on December 5, join us for an enlightening pre-conference tour of some of Silicon Valley’s major innovators—including the AT&T Foundry, SAP Labs, and the Ford Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center. See innovation up close, and explore the environments that make it possible. 

What

The 6th Annual Innovation Master Class. A series of workshops, panels, and discussions focused on driving successf

When

Pre-Conference Innovation Tour: December 5, 2018
Main Conference: December 6 - 7, 2018

Where

Pre-Conference Innovation Tour: Departs from Dinah's Garden Hotel Palo Alto
Main Conference: George E. Pake Auditorium at Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, CA

Who

Innovators from Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, 3M, Xerox PARC, and more will share insights and answer questions chosen by you and your fellow attendees.

Join us in Silicon Valley for an unmissable innovation event! Register now. 

 

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11 CPE credits
Business Management and Organization
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Kevin Adler, Founder and CEO, Miracle Messages

Jonathan Alloy, Corporate Innovation and Product Leader,

Gregory Anderson, Vice President, Corporate Research & Development, 3M

Antony Brydon, Co-founder and CEO, Directly

Peter Coffee, Vice President for Strategic Research, Salesforce

Robert Dimicco, Vice President and General Manager, Lowe's

Ra'ed Elmurib, CEO, Shoof Technologies

Carlos Garcia, Chief Executive Officer, HYP3R Inc.

Alex Goryachev, Senior Director, Innovation Strategy and Programs, Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, Cisco

Patricia Hawkins, Strategic Partnerships & Innovation Services, Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Yash Hemaraj, Partner, Benhamou Global Ventures

Vipin Jain, Founder & CEO, 6d bytes

Phyllis James, Chief Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, MGM Resorts International

Ron Kozoman, Head of Governance, GDPR & Data Privacy Regulation, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Lawrence Lee, Vice President, Incubation and Strategy, Xerox

Shannon Mahon, Organization Development Consultant, Google

Jen McClure, Program Director and Advisory Board Chair, The Conference Board

John Metselaar, Co-Leader, Global Innovation and Productivity Center, The Conference Board

Farooq Muzaffar, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Xerox Corporation

Chantrelle Nielsen, Senior Director, Research & Development, Microsoft Corporation

Ataman Ozyildirim, Director, Business Cycle and Growth, The Conference Board, Inc.

Maureen Rinkunas, Innovation Systems Designer, Specialty Products Division, DowDuPont

John Seely Brown, Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost, University of Southern California

Dan Simpson, Program Director, Council of Strategy Executives, The Conference Board

Paul Smith, Vice President, Xerox Innovation Group, Centre Manager, Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Zia Syed, Chief Technology Officer for Business Innovations, 5G and Edge Cloud, Ericsson, Inc.

Jennifer Vancini, Investment Partner, Mighty Capital

Vittorio Viarengo, Vice President, Marketing, Cloud Security Business Unit, McAfee, Inc.

Highlights from last year’s Innovation Conference

The Amazon Approach to Innovation

amazonImage10-6-18.JPG

Guidewell and Customer Service Innovation in Health Care

Guidewell.JPG


Coca Cola and Lessons in Disruptive Innovation

Coca-Cola.jpg
Exhibition Sponsor
Planbox
Hosted by
964018 - Xerox