Special Session #1: Tech Scout Relay Panel

Thursday, November 15, 1:15 - 2:30 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

We have invited a group of individuals associated with Technology Scouting efforts, an increasingly popular element of modern technology management, to participate in our Tech Scout Relay Panel. The participants represent four different entities and will provide snapshots of issues surrounding the identification, the channeling, and the leveraging of emerging technologies into business opportunities to deliver organic growth, initiate spin-off ...

Second Day Keynote: Finding the Future: How the Best Organizations Scout Emerging Technology

Friday, November 16, 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Speaker(s): Scott Kirsner

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

How do large companies scout the trends and technologies that will be most relevant to their future success? And even more importantly, how do they introduce those concepts to their colleagues throughout the organization, and get initial experiments and pilot tests going?

In this interactive presentation, we’ll discuss some of the challenges of both “operating the radar” that seeks out ...

Special Session #2: The Tech Match Sprint

Friday, November 16, 1:15 - 2:30 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

Following Thursday’s in-depth Tech Scout Relay Panel, this special session will provide hands-on examples of typical emerging technologies that form an important part of the R&D landscape and technology transfer process at many R&D institutions. These technologies are readily available for Technology Scouts to investigate and assess alignment with respect to their company or business strategy needs.

Each of our ...