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Conference Board of Canada’s Business Innovation Summit

May 28, 2014 - May 29, 2014

We are pleased to be working with The Conference Board of Canada and the Centre for Business Innovation on the Business Innovation Summit 2014: Accelerating Corporate Innovation and Commercialization on May 28-29, 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  As a member of Innovation Factory you are able to attend the Summit at a reduced rate of $995 – use Rebate Code PRM20 when registering to receive this rate!

This major event is designed to assist companies of all sizes across Canada harness the power of innovation, and accelerate their innovation and commercialization results.  This Summit will explore the real-life challenges and opportunities of innovation within firms and tangible solutions that work.

On top of an excellent combination of expert Canadian and international speakers, the Summit will allow for interactive delegate-expert networking sessions and provide participants with the insights and tools necessary to increase the speed at which ideas, products, services and processes can be generated.   Consultation sessions to identify key challenges, issues, and barriers facing Canadian innovators will be held, which will enlighten future public policy related research activities of the Centre for Business Innovation.

The Summit will focus on four key themes:

  1. Sharing Corporate Best Practices for Innovation and Commercialization – showcasing the latest thinking, corporate best practices, strategies and tools to drive continuous innovation and commercialization inside Canadian firms.
  2. Funding Innovation – accessing capital markets and creating partnerships to increase your innovation capacity through better funding.
  3. Developing Human Capital – creating and fostering a culture of innovation within your organization, and developing the skills and attitudes to achieve innovation results.
  4. Measuring Firm-Level Innovation – using effective metrics and measurements to help improve your corporate innovation results.

Summit attendees will include senior business leaders and decision makers; key innovation experts and consultants; venture capitalists, private equity firms and angel investors; government officials; entrepreneurs; academics; and leading Canadian industries and associations focused on innovation.

As the agenda is finalized and speakers are announced, more information will be provided.  For up to the minute information, follow #CBoCInnovate on Twitter.

Register online today! Don’t forget to use Rebate Code PRM20 to receive the reduced rate of $995!

For more information or help with your registration, please contact Emily Hayward at the Conference Board at hayward@conferenceboard.ca or 613-526-3090 ext. 393.

Details

Start:
May 28, 2014
End:
May 29, 2014
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/innovation/default.aspx

Organizer

The Conference Board of Canada
Phone:
(613) 526-3090
Email:
hayward@conferenceboard.ca
Website:
http://www.conferenceboard.ca/

Venue

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 2W6 Canada
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Website:
www.mtccc.com