Michael C. Sekora: Technology-Based Planning, the Foundation of All Competitive Advantage
President, Quadrigy, Inc. This program has been postponed until March 12, 2013. To register, click here.
Sekora, who was the founder and director of Project Socrates, a U.S. Read more »
Jugaad: Can Frugal Innovation Save America? This program is postponed Navi Radjou, Innovation and Leadership Consultant; Co-author, Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth Jugaad in Hindi means an improvised solution born from ingenuity. Some successful enterprises in emerging markets like India, China and Brazil use jugaad to innovate faster, better and cheaper amidst high complexity. Read more »
The Business Model Innovation Factory This program is postponed Saul Kaplan, Founder and Chief Catalyst, the Business Innovation Factory
How do you stay relevant when the world is changing? Business models just don’t last as long as they used to. Today, all organizations must be capable of designing, prototyping and experimenting with new business models. Read more »
Arthur Brooks: Making the Moral Case for Free Enterprise This program is postponed. Check back later for a new date.
President, American Enterprise Institute; Professor Emeritus of Business and Government, Syracuse University; Author, The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise
The president of one of America’s most prestigious conservative think tanks argues that free enterprise and morality can and must go together. Read more »
Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations This program is postponed Rick Gilbert, Founder and Chairman, PowerSpeaking, Inc.; Author, Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations
In middle management, you live with ambiguity, lack of control and chaos. To get things done, you must present your ideas to people up the chain, and those presentations can be brutal. Careers can come unwound in a matter of minutes if a presenter at the top level doesn’t know the rules. Read more »
Connected Health: How Technology Is Revolutionizing Health Care This program is postponed Jody Ranck, Analyst, mHealth Alliance,UN Foundation and IntraHealth International; Principal Investigator, Public Health Institute; Author, Connected Health
In conversation with Scott Stropkay,Co-founder, Essential
Mobiles, big data, the Internet and social media are the early stages of a new algorithmic revolution that offers the opportunity to transform health systems. Read more »
Raj Patel: Stuffed and Starved Raj Patel, Activist, Academic, Author, Stuffed and Starved and The Value of Nothing This program is being postponed. Check back for new date soon.
Half the world is malnourished, the other half obese. Why is there such a large discrepancy between the haves and the have-nots for what we all need: food? Read more »
The Perlan Project: Climate Science and Altitude Record
This program has been moved to October 23
Einar Enevoldson, Founder and Chairman, Perlan Project
The Perlan Project is dedicated to building and flying a manned research glider to 90,000 feet in altitude, or “near space”, to study what role the strong stratospheric winds called the “polar vortex,” play in ozone depletion and how they influence global weather patterns. Read more »