Agenda

Day 1
30 Mar 2017

Welcome Remarks

Stephen Turbek
Anthony Pannozzo

Opening Keynote: Designing Innovation Strategies from Startups to Fortune 500 Companies

Driving new innovative ideas inside a big company is riddled with challenges. However, simple techniques and approaches can be used to bust through corporate paradigms. Join Gene Han as he...
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Gene Han

Entrepreneurial Proficiencies: Essential Tools for Designers and the Future of Work

Amidst rising uncertainty and a swiftly changing environment, creating and sustaining a meaningful connection with consumers is becoming an elusive task. To achieve continued success, companies can utilize the skillset and...
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Shana Dressler

Interactive Session 1: Journey Mapping

Don’t be scared, it’s just a marker…Visual Systems Thinking (or drawing a Journey Map) combines two powerful instruments: storytelling and visualization. It allows you to reach a deeper and more...
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Jason Goodwin

Interactive Session 2: Designing Futures

We all agree emerging technologies will be important to our business – but there can be a tendency to “wait and see” versus proactively exploring what they could mean for...
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Matt Weiss
Katherine Londergan

Fidelity Labs Tour 1

Using a combination of good old-fashioned ingenuity, and innovation methodologies such as Design Thinking and Lean Startup, the Fidelity incubators take a customer-centric approach to problem solving, with a focus...
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Jon Slote

Fidelity Labs Tour 2

Using a combination of good old-fashioned ingenuity, and innovation methodologies such as Design Thinking and Lean Startup, the Fidelity incubators take a customer-centric approach to problem solving, with a focus...
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Jon Slote

The Future of Transportation in the 21st Century

The future of transportation is urban and multi-modal. Picture cities with one-tenth the cars! We’ll choose and move seamlessly using different types of transportation for each and every trip, with...
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Robin Chase

Discovering Unmet Needs & New Solutions Through Participatory Design

As organizations embrace design-led innovation, they sometimes struggle to reap the full value of human centered design. Teams can find their interactions with customers limited only to the early research...
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Jen Briselli

Design Thinking & AI: How Machine Learning and Data Can Accelerate Innovation and Divergent Thinking

Innovation leads to a whole new world of creative possibilities, greater understanding of consumers, and brand experiences.  But how do we merge AI and design thinking to substantially accelerate the innovation process?...
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Brian Colcord
Greg Vassallo
Joey Liu
Ben Elmore