Agenda

Interactive & Highly Collaborative Content


Zone 1. Innovate Faster
Zone 2. Develop to Accelerate Growth

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2021

INNOVATION WORKSHOPS, GROWTH INNOVATION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETING & EXECUTIVE MINDXCHANGE KICKOFF

Spend 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.

DECEMBER 6
8:00 AM

Innovation Workshops: Registration & Breakfast

Exchange ideas, gain new perspectives, and power up your professional network.

DECEMBER 6
8:30 AM

Innovation Workshops Begin.

Choose one of the following interactive workshops:

Innovation Workshop 1 – Selecting the Best Metrics for Your PD & Innovation Team’s Success or Extracting Value from Data to Drive Key Outcomes

Innovation Workshop 2 – Accelerating the Pace of Product Innovation Through Customer Co-Creation

DECEMBER 6
12:00 PM

Innovation 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.

DECEMBER 6
12:30 PM

Growth Innovation Leadership Council Mixer and 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.

DECEMBER 6
12:30 PM

Sponsor Workshop

DECEMBER 6
1:00 PM

Growth Innovation Leadership Council Critical Issue Roundtable

DECEMBER 6
2:00 PM

Sponsor Registration & Orientation Reception

DECEMBER 6
2:30 PM

Growth Innovation Leadership Council Meeting Concludes

DECEMBER 6
3:00 PM

Speaker and Thought Leader Orientation

An essential meeting for Headliners, Rockstar Insights, Fab Facilitators, and confirmed thought leaders to preview the event, highlight your roles, and network with fellow peers.

DECEMBER 6
3:45 PM

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.

DECEMBER 6
4:30 PM

Networking Activity

DECEMBER 6
7:00 PM

Welcome 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.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2021

GENERAL SESSION AND EXHIBITION

DECEMBER 7
8:00 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibition

DECEMBER 7
8:45 AM

WELCOME and HEADLINER – 2022 and Beyond: The Third Wave – Accelerating Product Innovation

DECEMBER 7
9:30 AM

Navigating the 14th Annual New Product Innovation & Development: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange

DECEMBER 7
9:40 AM

Energizer

Take your thinking cap off and break up your day with a fun, five-minute energizing activity.

DECEMBER 7
9:45 AM

ROCKSTAR INSIGHT – Outcomes vs. Outputs: Rallying the Organization Behind Product Innovation

DECEMBER 7
10:15 AM

Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

DECEMBER 7
10:45 AM

CONCURRENT COLLABORATION ZONES – CASE HISTORIES

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: Keeping Up with Evolving Customer Expectations in Your Product Portfolio

Zone 2: Avoiding Shiny Object Syndrome for Incremental PD and Innovation Development

DECEMBER 7
11:45 AM

Session to Session Travel Time

DECEMBER 7
11:50 AM

INTERACTIVE CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Choose one of the following concurrent sessions:

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 on Thinking and Being Agile

The Fix on Elevating Design Thinking

The Fix on Improving Operational Efficiency

The Fix on Navigating the Cultural Barriers in a Global Organization

DECEMBER 7
12:30 PM

Food For Thought 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.

DECEMBER 7
1:30 PM

Session to Session Travel Time

DECEMBER 7
1:35 PM

CONCURRENT COLLABORATION ZONES – ROUNDTABLES

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: Pivoting Your Portfolio: Innovating Amidst Disruption

Zone 2: Accelerating Innovation by Thinking (and Executing) Like a Startup

DECEMBER 7
2:50 PM

Session to Session Travel Time

DECEMBER 7
2:55 PM

EXECUTIVE BRAINSTORM – The New Normal: How to Drive Collaborative Innovation in the Hybrid Environment

DECEMBER 7
3:40 PM

Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

DECEMBER 7
4:10 PM

INSIGHT BURST – Forging External Partnerships to Propel Co-Creation

DECEMBER 7
4:25 PM

INSIGHT BURST – Fostering Innovation Through Modern Workforce Models

DECEMBER 7
4:40 PM

Energizer

Take your thinking cap off and break up your day with a fun, five-minute energizing activity.

DECEMBER 7
4:45 PM

TECH TALKS – The Game Changers

Join us for a burst of insight into technologies forecasted to have game changing potential to power your growth.

DECEMBER 7
5:30 PM

Networking Reception

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021

GENERAL SESSION, EXHIBITION & INNOVATION CENTER TOUR

DECEMBER 8
6:45 AM

Early Risers Run/Walk

Calling all walkers, joggers and runners!

DECEMBER 8
8:00 AM

Breakfast and Exhibition

DECEMBER 8
8:30 AM

KICKOFF and HEADLINER – Executing on Digital Product Innovation – Making Change Happen

DECEMBER 8
9:15 AM

Energizer

Take your thinking cap off and break up your day with a fun, five-minute energizing activity.

DECEMBER 8
9:20 AM

CASE HISTORY – End to End Product Journey Excellence

DECEMBER 8
9:50 AM

Briefing Sessions, Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

DECEMBER 8
10:50 AM

CONCURRENT COLLABORATION ZONES – ThinkTanks

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

Choose one of the following zones:

Zone 1: Leveraging Analytics to Uncover New Product Opportunities

Zone 2: Playbook for Scaling Your Product Cost Effectively

DECEMBER 8
12:05 PM

Food For Thought 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.

DECEMBER 8
1:00 PM

MOVER AND SHAKER INTERVIEWS – Stories from Innovation Superstars

DECEMBER 8
1:45 PM

INSIGHTS AND IDEAS ROUNDUP – The Great Take-Away: Implementing the Best, Brightest and Boldest Ideas from the Program

DECEMBER 8
2:15 PM

CONTENT FOR THE 14TH ANNUAL NEW PRODUCT INNOVATION & DEVELOPMENT: A FROST & SULLIVAN EXECUTIVE MINDXCHANGE CONCLUDES

DECEMBER 8
2:30 PM

INNOVATION CENTER TOUR AND EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE