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Interactive & Highly Collaborative Content

Our 2021 program is in development. The content you see below is from a prior program.

For further information or to register, call Adam Geiger at 1-305-450-1099, or email him at events.us@frost.com

05dec7:00 PMFeaturedSunday, December 5, 2021 | Arrival DayArrive Sunday to participate in monday’s networking activity.
Suggested arrival time
7:00 PM

06decAll DayFeaturedMonday, December 6, 2021 | Innovation Workshops, Growth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting & Executive MindXchange KickoffSpend your Morning learning and your afternoon and evening networking! Join us for an interactive morning workshop on a critical topic of your choice, and then later relax and connect with your peers during special activities devoted to making new contacts and new friends.(All Day: monday)

06dec8:00 AMInnovation Workshops: Registration & BreakfastExchange ideas, gain new perspectives, and power up your professional network.
Choose one of the following interactive workshops:
8:00 AM

06dec8:30 AMInnovation Workshop 1 - Selecting the Best Metrics for Your PD & Innovation Team's SuccessInnovation Workshop Begins8:30 AM

06dec8:30 AMInnovation Workshop 2 - Accelerating the Pace of Product Innovation Through Customer Co-CreationInnovation Workshop Begins8:30 AM

06dec12:00 PMInnovation Workshop & Growth Innovation Leadership Council Networking Luncheon*Please note the luncheon is for Innovation Workshop participants and members of the Growth Innovation Leadership Council. For more information on the council click on the council tab above.12:00 PM

06dec12:00 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting*Please note participation in the annual meeting is restricted to Council Members and Designees only.12:00 PM

06dec12:30 PMFeaturedGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting*Please note participation in the annual meeting is restricted to Council Members and Designees only. For more information on the Council click on the Council tab above.12:30 PM

06dec12:30 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Mixer and Meeting12:30 PM

06dec1:00 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Critical Issue Roundtable on Aligning Innovation with Evolving Corporate Strategy1:00 PM

06dec2:30 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting Concludes2:30 PM

06dec12:30 PMFeaturedNew Product Innovation & Development Executive MindXchange Event Kickoff and Networking12:30 PM

06dec12:30 PMSponsor Workshop12:30 PM

06dec2:00 PMSponsor Registration & Orientation Reception2:00 PM

06dec3:00 PMPresenter and Thought Leader Orientation3:00 PM

06dec3:45 PMMeet ‘n’ Greet3:45 PM

06dec4:30 PMCityWalk Scavenger Hunt
Explore, network and compete. This afternoon will have a little of everything as you'll be paired up in teams to take part in a one of a kind scavenger hunt through Universal CityWalk. Not to be missed!
4:30 PM

06dec7:00 PMWelcome Networking Reception & Event Kickoff
Meet your fellow peers and colleagues as we engage in an ice breaker over cocktails to get the conversations started and set you up for an event whose foundation is built on collaboration
7:00 PM

07decAll DayFeaturedTuesday, December 7, 2021 | General Session and ExhibitionSpend your morning learning and your afternoon and evening networking! Join us for an interactive morning workshop on a critical topic of your choice, and then later relax and connect with your peers during special activities devoted to making new contacts and new friends.(All Day: tuesday)

07dec8:00 AMRegistration, Breakfast, and Exhibition8:00 AM

07dec8:40 AMOpening Headliner - Innovation 2020: Driving Success in an Era of Uncertainty and Unprecedented Change8:40 AM

07dec9:30 AMNavigating the 14th Annual New Product Innovation & Development: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange9:30 AM

07dec9:40 AMExecutive Bulletin – Driving Product Discovery and Innovation with a Smart AI Strategy9:40 AM

07dec10:10 AMNetworking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break10:10 AM

07dec10:40 AMInnovation Boardroom Zone 1: How Product Teams Can Think (and Execute) Like a StartupPlease note: The Innovation Boardroom is reserved for senior level, seasoned practitioners and seating is limited to encourage maximum participant interaction.10:40 AM

07dec10:40 AMCase History Zone 2: Keeping Up with Evolving Customer Expectations in Your Product Portfolio10:40 AM

07dec10:40 AMCase History Zone 3: Avoiding Shiny Object Syndrome for Incremental PD and Innovation Development10:40 AM

07dec11:40 AMSession to Session Travel Time11:40 AM

07dec11:45 AMInteractive – Solutions WheelCONCURRENT SESSIONS | Choose one
– OR –
11:45 AM

07dec11:45 AMInteractive – Design and Strategy: Driving Growth Through Customer FocusCONCURRENT SESSIONS | Choose one11:45 AM

07dec12:30 PMFood For Thought Luncheon – Networking Roundtables Hosted By Industry LeadersHosted by: SmartOrg12:30 PM

07dec1:30 PMSession to Session Travel Time1:30 PM

07dec1:35 PMThe Innovation Boardroom Zone 1: Spotting Your Disruptive CompetitorsPlease note: The Innovation Boardroom is reserved for senior level, seasoned practitioners and seating is limited to encourage maximum interaction.1:35 PM

07dec1:35 PMRoundtable Zone 2: Pivoting Your Portfolio: Innovating with Strategic Flexibility1:35 PM

07dec1:35 PMRoundtable Zone 3: Extracting Value from Data to Drive Key Outcomes1:35 PM

07dec3:00 PMNetworking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break3:00 PM

07dec3:30 PMFeaturedCHOOSE BETWEEN TWO DIFFERENT COLLABORATION ZONES:
Concurrent Session – Ask Me About...
Ask Me About sessions are immersive experiences devoted to addressing questions driven entirely by participants.
Choose one of the following sessions:
3:30 PM

07dec3:30 PMAsk Me About... Zone 1: Will it Drive ROI?3:30 PM

07dec3:30 PMAsk Me About... Zone 3: Executing on IoT Strategy for Product Creation and Enhancement3:30 PM

07dec4:00 PMSession to Session Travel Time4:00 PM

07dec4:05 PMProduct Sprint – How Nike Broke the 2-Hour Marathon4:05 PM

07dec4:25 PMProduct Sprint - Blockchain/IoT/AI in the Food Supply Chain - Unexpected Value Unlocked from Early Pilots4:25 PM

07dec4:45 PMProduct Sprint - Steering External Partnerships4:45 PM

07dec5:05 PMSuccess Story – From Concept to Commercialization5:05 PM

07dec5:30 PMNetworking ReceptionJoin us for another great opportunity to make new friends and further business relationships!5:30 PM

08decAll DayFeaturedWednesday, December 8, 2021General Session and Exhibition(All Day: wednesday)

08dec6:45 AMEarly Risers Run/WalkCalling all walkers, joggers and runners!6:45 AM

08dec8:00 AMBreakfast and Exhibition8:00 AM

08dec8:45 AMKickoff and Headliner - Engaging the Workforce in the Early Stages of Next Generation and Disruptive Innovation8:45 AM

08dec9:30 AMThe FixCrowdsourcing Tactical Solutions to Our Most Vexing Challenges9:30 AM

08dec10:30 AMBriefing Sessions, Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break10:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMFeaturedCHOOSE BETWEEN THREE DIFFERENT COLLABORATION ZONES:Customize Your Agenda! Stay the course with one zone or bounce around to others. All collaboration zones are PowerPoint Free, participant-driven discussions featuring creative thinking and idea generation.

Zone 1. The Innovation Boardroom | Zone 2. Forces Impacting Your Product Innovation | Zone 3. Excellence in Product Development

ThinkTank sessions employ interactive team exercises in a “roll up your sleeves” learning environment.
The Innovation Boardroom – Engage in high level debate and discussion around the strategic issues facing innovation and product development executives.
Choose one of the following zones:
11:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMInnovation Boardroom Zone 1: Women In InnovationPlease note: The Innovation Boardroom is reserved for senior level, seasoned practitioners and seating is limited to encourage maximum participant interaction.11:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMThinkTank Zone 2: Product Strategy and Rapid Prototyping for New Business Model11:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMThinkTank Zone 3: Playbook for Scaling Your Product Cost Effectively11:30 AM

08dec1:00 PMFood for Thought Luncheon – Networking Roundtables Hosted by Industry LeadersPractitioners and solution providers host a menu of luncheon discussions on pertinent industry issues.
Dine and dish with industry experts. The list of discussion topics will be available on-site.
1:00 PM

08dec2:00 PMMover & Shaker Interviews – We Want You To Be an Employee of the Future and We Will Help You Get There!2:00 PM

08dec3:00 PMInsights & Ideas RoundupImplementing the Best, Brightest and Boldest Ideas from the Program3:00 PM

08dec3:30 PM14th Annual New Product Innovation & Development: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange Concludes3:30 PM

09dec8:00 AMNetworking Breakfast8:00 AM

09dec8:45 AMShuttle to Site8:45 AM

09dec9:30 AMInnovation Center Immersion – Florida Space Institute, University of Central Florida Physics Laboratory and Engineering's Maker Space9:30 AM

09dec12:00 PMNetworking Luncheon12:00 PM

09dec1:00 PMExecutive Roundtable on Data Driven Growth1:00 PM

09dec2:30 PMExecutive Roundtable Concludes and Shuttle Returns to HotelShuttle Returns to the Loews Royal Pacific Resort2:30 PM

GENERAL SESSION AND EXHIBITION

06dec8:00 AMInnovation Workshops: Registration & BreakfastExchange ideas, gain new perspectives, and power up your professional network.
Choose one of the following interactive workshops:
8:00 AM

06dec8:30 AMInnovation Workshop 1 - Selecting the Best Metrics for Your PD & Innovation Team's SuccessInnovation Workshop Begins8:30 AM

06dec8:30 AMInnovation Workshop 2 - Accelerating the Pace of Product Innovation Through Customer Co-CreationInnovation Workshop Begins8:30 AM

06dec12:00 PMInnovation Workshop & Growth Innovation Leadership Council Networking Luncheon*Please note the luncheon is for Innovation Workshop participants and members of the Growth Innovation Leadership Council. For more information on the council click on the council tab above.12:00 PM

06dec12:00 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting*Please note participation in the annual meeting is restricted to Council Members and Designees only.12:00 PM

06dec12:30 PMFeaturedGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting*Please note participation in the annual meeting is restricted to Council Members and Designees only. For more information on the Council click on the Council tab above.12:30 PM

06dec12:30 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Mixer and Meeting12:30 PM

06dec1:00 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Critical Issue Roundtable on Aligning Innovation with Evolving Corporate Strategy1:00 PM

06dec2:30 PMGrowth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting Concludes2:30 PM

06dec12:30 PMFeaturedNew Product Innovation & Development Executive MindXchange Event Kickoff and Networking12:30 PM

06dec12:30 PMSponsor Workshop12:30 PM

06dec2:00 PMSponsor Registration & Orientation Reception2:00 PM

06dec3:00 PMPresenter and Thought Leader Orientation3:00 PM

06dec3:45 PMMeet ‘n’ Greet3:45 PM

06dec4:30 PMCityWalk Scavenger Hunt
Explore, network and compete. This afternoon will have a little of everything as you'll be paired up in teams to take part in a one of a kind scavenger hunt through Universal CityWalk. Not to be missed!
4:30 PM

06dec7:00 PMWelcome Networking Reception & Event Kickoff
Meet your fellow peers and colleagues as we engage in an ice breaker over cocktails to get the conversations started and set you up for an event whose foundation is built on collaboration
7:00 PM

GENERAL SESSION AND EXHIBITION

07dec8:00 AMRegistration, Breakfast, and Exhibition8:00 AM

07dec8:40 AMOpening Headliner - Innovation 2020: Driving Success in an Era of Uncertainty and Unprecedented Change8:40 AM

07dec9:30 AMNavigating the 14th Annual New Product Innovation & Development: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange9:30 AM

07dec9:40 AMExecutive Bulletin – Driving Product Discovery and Innovation with a Smart AI Strategy9:40 AM

07dec10:10 AMNetworking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break10:10 AM

07dec10:40 AMInnovation Boardroom Zone 1: How Product Teams Can Think (and Execute) Like a StartupPlease note: The Innovation Boardroom is reserved for senior level, seasoned practitioners and seating is limited to encourage maximum participant interaction.10:40 AM

07dec10:40 AMCase History Zone 2: Keeping Up with Evolving Customer Expectations in Your Product Portfolio10:40 AM

07dec10:40 AMCase History Zone 3: Avoiding Shiny Object Syndrome for Incremental PD and Innovation Development10:40 AM

07dec11:40 AMSession to Session Travel Time11:40 AM

07dec11:45 AMInteractive – Solutions WheelCONCURRENT SESSIONS | Choose one
– OR –
11:45 AM

07dec11:45 AMInteractive – Design and Strategy: Driving Growth Through Customer FocusCONCURRENT SESSIONS | Choose one11:45 AM

07dec12:30 PMFood For Thought Luncheon – Networking Roundtables Hosted By Industry LeadersHosted by: SmartOrg12:30 PM

07dec1:30 PMSession to Session Travel Time1:30 PM

07dec1:35 PMThe Innovation Boardroom Zone 1: Spotting Your Disruptive CompetitorsPlease note: The Innovation Boardroom is reserved for senior level, seasoned practitioners and seating is limited to encourage maximum interaction.1:35 PM

07dec1:35 PMRoundtable Zone 2: Pivoting Your Portfolio: Innovating with Strategic Flexibility1:35 PM

07dec1:35 PMRoundtable Zone 3: Extracting Value from Data to Drive Key Outcomes1:35 PM

07dec3:00 PMNetworking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break3:00 PM

07dec3:30 PMFeaturedCHOOSE BETWEEN TWO DIFFERENT COLLABORATION ZONES:
Concurrent Session – Ask Me About...
Ask Me About sessions are immersive experiences devoted to addressing questions driven entirely by participants.
Choose one of the following sessions:
3:30 PM

07dec3:30 PMAsk Me About... Zone 1: Will it Drive ROI?3:30 PM

07dec3:30 PMAsk Me About... Zone 3: Executing on IoT Strategy for Product Creation and Enhancement3:30 PM

07dec4:00 PMSession to Session Travel Time4:00 PM

07dec4:05 PMProduct Sprint – How Nike Broke the 2-Hour Marathon4:05 PM

07dec4:25 PMProduct Sprint - Blockchain/IoT/AI in the Food Supply Chain - Unexpected Value Unlocked from Early Pilots4:25 PM

07dec4:45 PMProduct Sprint - Steering External Partnerships4:45 PM

07dec5:05 PMSuccess Story – From Concept to Commercialization5:05 PM

07dec5:30 PMNetworking ReceptionJoin us for another great opportunity to make new friends and further business relationships!5:30 PM

GENERAL SESSION AND EXHIBITION

08dec6:45 AMEarly Risers Run/WalkCalling all walkers, joggers and runners!6:45 AM

08dec8:00 AMBreakfast and Exhibition8:00 AM

08dec8:45 AMKickoff and Headliner - Engaging the Workforce in the Early Stages of Next Generation and Disruptive Innovation8:45 AM

08dec9:30 AMThe FixCrowdsourcing Tactical Solutions to Our Most Vexing Challenges9:30 AM

08dec10:30 AMBriefing Sessions, Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break10:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMFeaturedCHOOSE BETWEEN THREE DIFFERENT COLLABORATION ZONES:Customize Your Agenda! Stay the course with one zone or bounce around to others. All collaboration zones are PowerPoint Free, participant-driven discussions featuring creative thinking and idea generation.

Zone 1. The Innovation Boardroom | Zone 2. Forces Impacting Your Product Innovation | Zone 3. Excellence in Product Development

ThinkTank sessions employ interactive team exercises in a “roll up your sleeves” learning environment.
The Innovation Boardroom – Engage in high level debate and discussion around the strategic issues facing innovation and product development executives.
Choose one of the following zones:
11:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMInnovation Boardroom Zone 1: Women In InnovationPlease note: The Innovation Boardroom is reserved for senior level, seasoned practitioners and seating is limited to encourage maximum participant interaction.11:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMThinkTank Zone 2: Product Strategy and Rapid Prototyping for New Business Model11:30 AM

08dec11:30 AMThinkTank Zone 3: Playbook for Scaling Your Product Cost Effectively11:30 AM

08dec1:00 PMFood for Thought Luncheon – Networking Roundtables Hosted by Industry LeadersPractitioners and solution providers host a menu of luncheon discussions on pertinent industry issues.
Dine and dish with industry experts. The list of discussion topics will be available on-site.
1:00 PM

08dec2:00 PMMover & Shaker Interviews – We Want You To Be an Employee of the Future and We Will Help You Get There!2:00 PM

08dec3:00 PMInsights & Ideas RoundupImplementing the Best, Brightest and Boldest Ideas from the Program3:00 PM

08dec3:30 PM14th Annual New Product Innovation & Development: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange Concludes3:30 PM

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA INNOVATION CENTER

The tour will provide an in-depth look at the space-centered, aeronautics research currently being performed at the Florida Space Institute in support of NASA initiatives, a brief immersive tour of the University of Central Florida Physics Laboratory, and an in-depth look at the Engineering’s Maker Space.

*Please note participation incurs an additional fee for those other than Growth Innovation Leadership Council Members. See the registration page for details.

09dec8:00 AMNetworking Breakfast8:00 AM

09dec8:45 AMShuttle to Site8:45 AM

09dec9:30 AMInnovation Center Immersion – Florida Space Institute, University of Central Florida Physics Laboratory and Engineering's Maker Space9:30 AM

09dec12:00 PMNetworking Luncheon12:00 PM

09dec1:00 PMExecutive Roundtable on Data Driven Growth1:00 PM

09dec2:30 PMExecutive Roundtable Concludes and Shuttle Returns to HotelShuttle Returns to the Loews Royal Pacific Resort2:30 PM

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