Interactive & Highly Collaborative Content

The 2019 program is in development and will be released soon.

Download the Full 2019 Brochure

For further information or to register, call Matthew McSweegan at 516-255-3812, or email him at Matthew.McSweegan@frost.com


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SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019 | ARRIVAL DAY

7:00 PM


Suggested Arrival Time
Arrive Sunday to participate in Monday’s Innovation Workshops and Networking Activities.

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MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019 | INNOVATION WORKSHOPS AND NETWORKING DAY

Spend your morning learning and your evening networking! Join us for a morning Innovation Workshop on a critical topic, and then later bring plenty of business cards, relax, meet-and-greet during an evening devoted to making new contacts and new friends.

7:00 AM


Early Riser’s Run/ Walk

Calling all walkers, joggers and runners! Lace up your sneakers and get your endorphins flowing with a little exercise. It’s the perfect start to a great day of content and networking!

8:00 AM


Innovation Workshops: Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibition
Exchange ideas, gain new perspectives, and power up your professional network during these interactive innovation workshops. Registration for a lab may incur an additional fee. See registration page for details.

8:30 AM


Innovation Workshops Begin

Choose one of the following:

Workshop 1: Unleashing the Power of Technology to Optimize Your Products, Services…and Your Business


Workshop 2: Get Your Act Together! Aligning Innovation & Strategic Product Planning with Corporate Objectives

12:00 PM


Innovation Workshops Networking Lunch
For Innovation Workshop Participants

12:30 PM


Sponsor Workshop

2:00 PM


Sponsor Registration & Orientation Reception

2:45 PM


Speaker & Thought Leader Orientation
An essential meeting for speakers, facilitators and confirmed thought leaders to preview the event, highlight your roles and network with fellow peers.

3:30 PM


Exclusive! Participant Meet ‘n’ Greet

This end-user/practitioner networking activity is your opportunity to identify – right out of the gate – those peers who share challenges similar to your own. It’s a great way to find participants who have thought leadership you can benefit from and to facilitate later dialogues throughout the event.

4:00 PM


Networking Scavenger Hunt & Tour
Tour, network and compete in beautiful La Jolla. This afternoon will have a little of everything as you’ll be paired up in teams to compete in a one-of-a-kind scavenger hunt that will take you through art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and wildlife. Not to be missed!

7:30 PM


Welcome Reception & Event Kickoff
Meet your fellow peers and colleagues while enjoying some conversations and cocktails.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019 | GENERAL SESSION AND EXHIBITION

8:30 AM


Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibition 

9:15 AM


Welcome and Keynote – Embracing Risk to Ignite Your Products, People and Organization

10:15 AM


Case History – Transforming the Enterprise from Data-Phobic to Data-Centric for Competitive Advantage

10:45 AM


Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break 

11:15 AM


Concurrent Collaboration Zones – The Innovation Boardroom and Case Histories

The Innovation Boardroom – Engage in high level debate and discussion around the strategic issues facing innovation and product development executives.

Case Histories explore a specific use case and include informal conversations that draw upon the experience and expertise of the featured executive and participants.

Choose one of the following zones:


Zone 1. Partnering & Monetizing Technology Convergence
Zone 2. Validate and Steer Incremental Product Development by Leveraging Customer Data
Zone 3. Revamping Your Partnerships: Aligning Goals and Metrics for Successful Product Execution

12:15 PM


Concurrent Sessions
Choose one of the following concurrent sessions:

INTERACTIVE – Solutions Wheel
Play the “wheel” to find out which of the industry’s products and services will help you solve your challenges. It is a series of rapid fire, one-on-one meetings with leading sponsors – both intense and fulfilling.

(OR)

The Fix
Crowdsourcing Tactical Solutions to Our Most Vexing Challenges
Learn More
Share your smarts! Choose between six themed brainstorming sessions and crowdsource solutions to the most vexing challenges facing product developers and innovators today. These are fifteen minute rapid fire sessions with three rotations. First come, first serve, so choose wisely! Each brainstorm group will build upon the other to build a list of readily operationalized ideas to these common challenges.

The Fix on the Death of Innovation by Process

The Fix on Working with Startups to Feed the Pipeline

The Fix on Integrating Customers into the Innovation and Product Development Process

The Fix on Managing Global, Connected Teams

The Fix on Red Tape – Innovating in Regulated Industries

1:00 PM


Food For Thought – Networking Luncheon – Networking Roundtables Hosted by Industry Leaders

Practitioners 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. The list of discussion topics will be available on-site.


2:00 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

2:05 PM


Concurrent Collaboration Zones – The Innovation Boardroom and ThinkTanks

The Innovation Boardroom – Engage in high level debate and discussion around the strategic issues facing innovation and product development executives.

ThinkTank sessions employ interactive team exercises in a “roll up your sleeves” learning environment.

Choose one of the following concurrent zones:

Zone 1. Keep Your Eye on the ROI: Working with the CFO to Get What You Need
Zone 2. Leveraging Machine Learning to Uncover New Product Opportunities
Zone 3. Decluttering, Finding and Driving the Upside in Your Product Portfolio

3:35 PM


Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break


4:05 PM


INTERACTIVE – Ask the Experts! Panel Discussion
Panel on Instilling a Culture of Fast Fail with Your Product Development Teams


4:45 PM


CASE HISTORY – A Real World Story of How AI Enabled and Enhanced Product Value

5:30 PM


Dine Around La Jolla
Take networking a step further and join us as we venture into downtown La Jolla. Enjoy a diverse range of food options and explore “The Jewel” of San Diego. A great opportunity to build relationships with your fellow peers in a fun, intimate setting!

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019 | GENERAL SESSION AND EXHIBITION

Feel free to come down in your most comfortable travel wear so you can check out early, store your bags and ensure a stress-free day.

7:00 AM


Early Riser’s Run/ Walk

Calling all walkers, joggers and runners! Lace up your sneakers and get your endorphins flowing with a little exercise. It’s the perfect start to a great day of content and networking!

8:15 AM


Continental Breakfast and Exhibition

8:45 AM


ICE BREAKER AND KEYNOTE – Investor? Incubator? Inspirer? Assessing the Role of the Chief Changemaker in Today’s Organization

9:30 AM


CASE HISTORY – Preempting Business Model Shifts Before They Happen

9:55 AM


Briefing Sessions, Networking, Refreshment and Exhibition Break

10:55 AM


Concurrent Collaboration Zones – The Innovation Boardroom and Roundtable Sessions

The Innovation Boardroom – Engage in high level debate and discussion around the strategic issues facing innovation and product development executives.

Roundtable sessions capture the power of all participants’ voices, insights and experiences via group discussion and exploration of the issue at hand.

Choose one of the following zones:


Zone 1. Investor? Incubator? Inspirer?– Coaching Session – Aligning the Role of the Chief Innovation Officer with the Objectives of the Organization
Zone 2. You’re Measuring Me on What?!” Determining the Right Mix of Metrics, KPIs and Baselines for Your Product Innovation Team
Zone 3. Let’s Pilot That! Testing Value Propositions with Your Customers to Reduce Risk and Win Big on ROI

12:10 PM


Food for Thought – Networking Luncheon – Networking Roundtables Hosted by Industry Leaders
Practitioners 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.


1:10 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

1:15 PM


Concurrent Collaboration Zones – The Innovation Boardroom and Best Practice Sessions

The Innovation Boardroom – Engage in high level debate and discussion around the strategic issues facing innovation and product development executives.

Best Practice sessions examine a real world use case, dissect the best practices employed, and explore how to apply them to your own initiative and company.

Choose one of the following zones:


Zone 1.Where Should Innovation and Product Development Live Within the Organization?
Zone 2. “It’s All About Me!” Leveraging Data & Customer Insights to Create Highly Personalized Products & Services

2:15 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

2:20 PM


CASE HISTORY –  To Market, To Market! What Every Product Innovation Team Should Do to Accelerate Time to Launch

2:50 PM


Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

3:20 PM


SPEED RUNS : Join us for a Burst of Insight on:
Innovating the Product Experience with AR/VR
What’s The Deal on Blockchain, Anyway?

4:05 PM


CASE HISTORY – Successful Sprints or Just Sloppy Thinking? The Rainmaker’s Guide to the Proper Execution of Agile

4:30 PM


CAPSTONE KEYNOTE – Innovation Game Changer

5:00 PM


13th Annual New Product Innovation & Development: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange Concludes

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THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019 | INNOVATION LAB

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

8:00 AM


Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:45 AM


Shuttle to Site

9:30 AM


Innovation Lab Immersion

12:30 PM


Networking Luncheon

1:15 PM



Growth Innovation Leadership Council Executive Roundtable

2:00 PM


Innovation Lab and Executive Roundtable Conclude Shuttle Transportation to Hyatt Regency La Jolla