Design Thinking for Human Resources
Date: 23rd - 24th September
Location: Hasso Plattner Institut, Potsdam, Germany
Those who know Bettina know that she has been thinking of the HR function (in the widest sense) as one of the most under-utilised levers for creating (more) innovative organisations, so this seminar is close to
her heart: The experiential 2-day Design Thinking Workshop is tailored for HR professionals and their challenges; working in interdisciplinary teams they can explore how design methods can help develop ideas and solutions for HR challengessuch as: Talent Management, Change Leadership, Work-Life Balance, and HR Transformation.
More information can be found on the Institute’s website. Do not forget to use the special code ILF to enjoy a 10% discount off the ticket price.
Date: 29th September – 1st October
Location: Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
Many of you will have been to FEI events before. This one addresses issues along the whole innovation lifecycle- from ideation through commercialisation and innovation management, processes, and systems. As usual, the wider ILF community are offered a 15% discount (click here), members of the ILF Networking Group, please contact us for your special 20% discount. For more information about the event click here.
dmi: Design Leadership Conference
Date: 30th September– 1st October
The DMI, the Design Management Institute, has been around for a long time, and was one of the early promotors of design in the context of innovation (actually, Bettina had a keynote article in 2004 in their magazine titled “Innovation - what has design got to do with it” - seems pretty obvious now…) The conference will be around the Lab Culture and design as innovation catalyst sharing case studies, stories and insights from Maker and Media Labs, Brand Experience Labs, Incubators, Venture Capital, Robotics, Learning Labs, and
We have secured two-tier discounts, $100 for the wider ILF Community (DMILABxILF) and $150 to members of the ILF Networking Group -contact us for the latter and to find out more and register please click here.
Chief Innovation Officer Summit
Date: 16th – 17thOctober
Location: Park Plaza Victoria, London
Feedback from the CIO Summit April this year was quite positive - should you go this time, let us know what you think! I can see quite a few organisations who also spoke at the April event - interesting to hear an update, so we assume :-) Check out more on the event’s website.
As usual, our community has a special discount on the ticket price. Use the code ILF15 and enjoy 15% off the full price. Members of the ILF NG should contact us for their 20% discount code.
Open Innovation Summit
Date: 30th-31st October
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
As we have been seeing Open Innovation is rapidly moving across boundaries and combining with entirely new categories enabling advances & causing disruptions across an array of industries, functions & disciplines. This summit will explore the topic of open innovation and will also have great networking opportunities.
The wider ILF community has 15% discount on the summit with the code ILF15. Members of the ILF Networking Group should contact us for their special discount of 20%. For more information about the summit go to click here.
Innovation Roundtable Summit 2014
Date: 04th-06th November
Finally, this one is for large corporations only! Qualifying criteria is to be from an organisation that clocks at least €700m - €1bn annually … During three interactive days that includes presentations, roundtable discussions, dinners and receptions, you can connect with peers from over 150 leading firms. The Summit consists of presentations by 40 highly senior executive speakers and 100 different moderated roundtable discussions.
Register as part of the IFL community and benefit from 20% discount with the code 14ilf. Members of the ILF group, please contact us for your especial 25% discount.