Presented by:
The Management Roundtable


A two-day executive forum focused on how to innovate differently in the face of a changing regulatory landscape, create a user experience that builds brand loyalty, open new market channels and secure the right talent to execute your innovation strategy.

Summit Agenda

Tuesday - August 9

Summit - Day One

7:30a-8:00a Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00a-8:15a Welcoming Remarks
MRT & Innovationedge
8:15a-9:15a KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
General Mills
Heidi Emanuel,
Vice President, Senior Innovation Officer, General Mills
9:15a-10:00a FEATURED PRESENTATION
Finding Growth in a Mature Eating World
David Palmer,
Managing Director - US Equity Research, Restaurant and Packaged Food Sectors, UBS
10:00a-10:15a Refreshment Break
10:15a-11:00a CASE STUDY
Effective Strategies to Increase Your Company's Innovation Capabilities without Compromising Results
Linda Wright, Director, Food Research & Discovery, The Hershey Company
11:00a-12:00p KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
The Heinz Innovation Story
Jim Matthews,
Vice President Innovation & Quality, H.J. Heinz
12:00p-1:15p Networking Luncheon
1:15p-2:15p

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Research and Development at the J M Smucker Company -
A Culture of Growth

Karen Milley,
Vice President, Research and Development,
Consumer Foods Business, The J M Smucker Company

2:15p-3:00p CASE STUDY
Open Innovation: Looking Outside the Boundaries for Growth
Frank Finn
, President, McCain Foods U.S. & Shannon Connell, PhD Candidate, Design Thinking + Innovation
3:00p-3:15p Refreshment Break

Open innovation - Innovating Outside your Boundaries

3:15p-4:00p CASE STUDY
Leveraging Strategic Partners and Suppliers to Innovate
Brad Fournier, Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives, Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency
4:00p-4:45p CASE STUDY
Expanding Innovation Processes across Multiple Business
Functions and Levels

Marianne Gillette, Vice President, Applied Research, McCormick and Company, Inc.
4:45p-5:00p Key Learnings from Day One Sessions
5:00p-6:30p Networking Reception

Wednesday - August 10

Summit - Day Two

7:30a-8:00a Continental Breakfast

Understanding Your Strengths / Gaps - Finding the Right Partners

8:00a-8:15a Overview of Day Two
8:15a-9:00a KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
The Important Role of Innovative Partnerships in Achieving Global Nutrition Goals, Dr. Dondeena Bradley, Vice President, Global Design & Development, Nutrition Ventures, Pepsico Global R&D
9:00a-9:45a CASE STUDY
Stepping up the Innovation Game and Driving Solid Performance
B
arry Calpino,
Vice President, Breakthrough Innovation, Kraft Foods
9:45a-10:00a Refreshment Break

Leading for Innovation - Skills and Strategies

10:00a-10:45a CASE STUDY
Making Your Organization a Magnet for Innovation Talent
Jane M. Stevenson,
Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services, Korn/Ferry International
10:45a-11:30a Review of Conference Learnings and Deliverables
11:30a-12:30p Networking Luncheon

SUMMIT ADJOURNS - TRANSITION TO POST SUMMIT WORKSHOP

12:30p-3:30p POST-SUMMIT WORKSHOP
Innovation and Social Media:
Developing a Customized Strategy for Success

Cheryl Perkins & Pat Clusman, Innovationedge
 

 

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Registration Fee:

$1995/person

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Learn how to:

  • Deliver results while building up your company's innovation capabilities

  • Evolve company culture to support and drive innovation initiatives

  • Expand your innovation processes across multiple functions and levels

  • Find growth in mature markets to expand your brand reach and increase revenues

  • Accelerate innovation by partnering with key customers, consumers and suppliers

  • Recruit, incentivize and retain the right top talent to roll out and execute your new innovation initiatives


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