GLOBAL
R&D AND
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
INNOVATION SUMMIT
|23rd – 24th November, 2017 |
| Holiday Inn Berlin Airport – Conference Centre, Berlin – Germany |

INFORMATION
About Summit

The role of Research and Development in the innovation process cannot be overemphasized, thus, making R&D an essential component of innovation and a key factor in developing new competitive advantages.

Investing in the technology and future capabilities is very fundamental to the transformation of new products, processes and services. The summit will be focusing on: Emerging technologies for effective R&D; How internal processes affect R&D; How to broaden the capacity to search for innovative ideas; Design Thinking and Creativity; sustainable core processes; Product development and Open innovation as well as other R&D tools.

Join us together with other C-level Executives from major cross industry companies across the globe as we discuss pertinent issues on R&D and Product Development and Innovation. We look forward to welcoming you to the Summit in Berlin.

KEY TOPICS TO
BE DISCUSSED :

  • Lose Coupled Networks – the new Paradigm for Leadership in Innovation?
  • How to balance “contradictory positions” in Innovation.
  • Beyond the myth of true innovation: what does it matter for profitable growth?
  • How emerging technology innovation and new mindset are influencing the future of R&D
  • Discovering emerging trends and technologies
    influencing R&D
  • Management of the human resources within the R&D, the era of
  • Transforming R&D to become transformative
  • Digitization of innovation: not yet scratching the surface
  • Predict your Disruption
  • IoT enabled product enhancement
  • Innovation of Hydro-power products and services through digitization.

SPEAKERS:

Albrecht Grell
Executive Vice President,
Digital Solutions and Innovation DNV GL
dnv
Filippo Larceri
Innovation Master Black Belt
Clariant
CLARIANT
Iason Onassis
Senior Director, Managing Consultant
at Philips Innovation Services
PHILIPS
Marcella Bartoletti
Global Group Research & Development Director – New Platforms – Strategic Science & Technology
British American Tobacco
british
Patrice Duboe
Vice President, Head of Digital Transformation, Chief Innovation Officer & Global Architects Leader
Capgemini
capgemini
Peter Nagler
Head of International Innovation
Evonik Industries AG
evonik
Sick Mirjam
Vice President, R&D program and innovation
ANDRITZ
Zoltan Koltai
EMEA Technology Director
GE
GEJ
Richard Chung
Vice President, Innovation Design
Adient

Who will be attending?

Directors, VPs, Managers and Heads of:

  • R&D; R&D Controlling; R&D Cooperation; R&D Technology Innovation
  • Innovation Management; Innovation Excellence
  • Strategic Innovation Management
  • Open Innovation
  • Research Centre
  • Knowledge Management
  • Portfolio Management

  • Master Black Belt
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Project Controlling
  • Project Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Quality Management
  • Business Planning

  • Product Development
  • Corporate Development
  • Operations
  • Business Development
  • Marketing / Strategic Marketing
  • Investment and Financial Planning

SUMMIT VENUE:

Holiday Inn Berlin Airport – Conference Centre
Address: Hans Grade Allee 5 ,Schönefeld bei Berlin
Berlin 12529 ,Germany

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