The Wall Street Journal’s podcast “The Future of Everything” is a useful, business-focused look at technology and innovation, presenting new technologies and ideas in a steady weekly feed. The festival packs all that into three days of workshops and presentations, and since it’s themed around a podcast, you can “try before you buy” as presentations from last year’s festival are [...]
Creativity can be the greatest struggle for some companies, and Adobe’s 99U is all about helping people working to build a more imaginative organization learn from top designers and creative thinkers. Focused on what it means to be a “creative,” and why it matters to an organization, 99U will be especially handy for both established creatives and those working to [...]
The 3rd BCSR Impact Forum re-introduces the role of CSR as a powerful, effective, sustainability transformation and resilience policy making tool of Building Private-Public, Third Sector and Fourth Sector* Partnerships that respond to the 21st Century’s Global Challenges. On that, History of Humanity has both best practices on resilience as well as lessons to learn. THE IDEA GUY will design a pre-conference challenge to facilitate ideation, collaboration and selection of the best ideas we collectively think can provide impact. During the conference, participants will advance these ideas into prototypes that demonstrate the application for further consideration.
This touring festival of innovation spans the globe both in location and in the speakers who step up to discuss how they shook up their companies and industry. As a touring festival, there are sixteen events still on the calendar as of this writing, most notably the three-day world summit in Toronto, September 15-17, but the one-day and two-day events [...]
The Unleashing Innovation conference is really all about cross-industry pollination. Designed specifically to bring an enormous range of experts from as broad an industrial base as possible into the same room for two days, the “unconference” sessions, networking lunches, and workshops give participants the ability to draw from global approaches. Speakers draw from entertainment, academia, transportation, and other industries that [...]
Finally, to inject a little nature into the creative process, consider attending the Harvest Summit. Focused on the intersection of technology, agriculture, and nature, the summit puts some of the most intense creative thinkers in the center of one of the most beautiful places in the world to look at how our built world and our natural world intersect, and [...]