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9th Annual Open Innovation

Amplify Creativity and Strategic Growth through Collaborative Partnerships

13-15 Apr 2015
The Rittenhouse Hotel - Philadelphia, PA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

9th Annual Open Innovation

The 9th Annual Open Innovation Conference will provide innovation leaders a unique opportunity to benchmark legal frameworks to govern IP challenges, examine the role of emerging disciplines in open innovation, and identify new strategies for securing new strategic partners to achieve innovation objectives.

Attendees will gain actionable takeaways via case studies, panel discussions, and workshops from leading from Open Innovation professionals all working to form collaborative relationships with other organizations to drive their innovation initiatives.

The delegation will be afforded the opportunity to engage with speakers and peers alike in a classroom-style that facilitates a high-level of interaction and information sharing. Seating for this conference is limited to maintain an intimate educational environment.

Key Topics

  • Forge collaborative relationships with other organizations to drive innovation initiatives
  • Demonstrate the value of open innovation activities through communications and sound reporting mechanisms
  • Establish an appropriate framework to navigate legal challeges of open innovation
  • Navigate shared risk relationships within open innovation programs with transparent communication and goal alignment
  • Build a diverse and sound innovation ecosystem with the identification of right collaborative partners
  • Previous Attendees Include

    ACS, a Xerox Company
    Air Products & Chemicals
    The Coca-Cola Company
    Comcast Innovation Labs
    ConAgra Foods
    Eli Lilly and Company
    Energizer Holdings
    GE Ecomagination
    General Mills
    Hallmark Cards Inc.
    The Hershey Company
    Honda R&D Americas Inc.
    IBM Corporation
    Intel Corporation
    Johnson & Johnson
    The L'Oréal Group
    PepsiCo International
    Procter & Gamble
    Sanofi US
    The Sherwin Williams Co.
    Tate & Lyle
    Under Armour Inc.
    Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
    Whirlpool Corporation

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    Event Sponsors
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    The United States Patent Utility
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    Event Partners

    • InnoGet

    • Innovation

    • ISPIM

    • Innovation

    • CanBiotech

    Practical Insights From

    Jean-Claude Junqua, Dr. Eng.
    Vice President, Innovation and Product Development
    Panasonic Corporation of North America

    Steven Scebelo
    Vice President, Licensing & Business Development
    NFL Players Inc.

    Nick Pachuda
    Worldwide Vice President, External Innovation
    DePuy Synthes Orthopedics, a Johnson and Johnson Company

    Dyan Finkhousen
    Director, Open Innovation & Advanced Manufacturing
    General Electric

    Scott Orchard
    Senior Counsel, Boston Innovation Center
    Johnson & Johnson

    Anthony Newstead
    Head of IT Innovation & General Manager of The Bridge
    The Coca-Cola Company

    John Ruckart
    Director Innovation Management
    AT&T Ecosystems & Innovation

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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Abby Wilson

    The NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 N Cityfront Plaza Drive

    (312) 894-6313
    Fax: (312) 894-6304