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First IEEE-USA Innovation Forum coming to Washington area in November
Date:10/18/2007

WASHINGTON (18 October 2007) -- IEEE-USA will host its first Innovation Forum (http://www.innovation-institute.org/dcforum/) at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Va., on 6-8 November. The event is designed to promote the innovation process, highlight new technologies and trends, and help high-tech professionals improve their innovation skills.

Current and future leaders from industry, academia and government are among those who should attend. Participants can earn 1.5 CEUs or 10 PDHs.

The forum is part of the IEEE-USA Innovation Institute (http://www.innovation-institute.org/). IEEE Fellows Norm Augustine and Joseph Bordogna serve on the institutes advisory board.

In the global economy, there are but two choices: innovate or evaporate, said Augustine, retired chairman and CEO of the Lockheed Martin Corp. The IEEE-USA Innovation Institute is a leader in assuring that America, its firms and its citizens are among those who do the former innovate.

Unlike programs offered by and for business school graduates, the IEEE-USA Innovation Forum is grounded in the experience of successful technology innovators. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from a distinguished faculty that includes:

  • Mike Austin, who has served as president and CEO of numerous U.S. steel companies.

  • Alain Rostain, co-founder and principal of Innovation Styles, Inc., a strategic innovation consulting firm.

  • Mauro Togneri, a former president and senior executive of U.S. companies with R&D, sales and manufacturing operations around the world.

  • Steve Walker, an entrepreneur and former Defense Department engineer who helped develop the ARPAnet packet switching system that evolved into the Internet.

Why is innovation important to the U.S. economy? Because the conversion of ideas and inventions into useful and affordable products, services and processes spurs economic activity that drives wealth, creates high-paying jobs and improves our standard of living. Bordogna, former deputy director and chief operating officer at the National Science Foundation, said new knowledge is the fuel for innovation.

Robust innovation brings us to a dimension beyond competition, raising our prospects for an economy of great magnitude, said Bordogna, the Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Talent, discovery and innovation are the pillars of 21st-century progress; integrated they offer potential for an era of breathtaking transformation.

Howard Lieberman, founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley Innovation Institute, will deliver the keynote address. Lieberman invented new technologies at the Bose Corporation, Apple Computer and each of the five companies he founded.

Forum attendees will learn to innovate in a team setting and work through real case studies. Group discussions and exercises will focus on:

  • Leadership and cultures impact on innovation

  • Large vs. small organizations as foundations for innovation

  • The innovation process and how to leverage your style to promote innovation

  • Innovation project management

The event begins on 6 November with an opening-night reception and dinner. The forum starts the next day with a full day of teaching and includes breakfast, lunch and breaks. It will conclude with a half-day program that includes breakfast and a morning break. The cost is $795 for IEEE members and $950 for non-members.

Following the forum, all attendees become members of the institutes online innovation community, which provides access to ongoing, real-time collaboration, discussions, networking and mentoring.


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Contact: Chris McManes
c.mcmanes@ieee.org
202-530-8356
IEEE-USA
Source:Eurekalert

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