On 19 – 20 November 2014 the Global innovation Forum will take place. More than 600 executives, managers and innovation specialist will travel to London to discuss the latest trends in the field of innovation, creativity, design, R&D and new product development. Three consulting firms – Arthur D. Little, Business Models Inc. and Mangrove Consulting – act as sponsors and will contribute to the event’s programme.
Running for its 4th year now, Global innovation Forum (4GIF) has grown into one of the premier events for innovation experts and professionals worldwide active in the innovation-ecosystem. This year’s event is organised in etc. Dexter House, a conference venue in London, a short walk from Tower Bridge. Key theme of 4GIF is innovation, with future trends, digital and new product development the key topics on the agenda. The 2-day programme includes a host a keynote speakers, workshops and networking events.
Among the speakers are also four experts active in the consulting industry. Rick Eager, partner of Arthur D. Little and head of the firm’s Technology and Innovation Management in the UK, will on 19 November provide a keynote on megatrends in the innovation landscape. Justin Wright, founder of Mangrove Consulting, a boutique advisory that specialises on innovation, will facilitate a session on innovation management. Lastly, on the event’s second day, Doug Morwood and Maaike Doyer, both Strategy Designers at Business Models Inc., will deliver the workshop ‘Practical Tools to Redesign your Business Model’. During this workshop they will explain the visual tools that are used in the Business Model Innovation process, including the Business Model Canvas and the Value Proposition Canvas*.
* The Business Model Canvas is based on the worldwide bestseller ‘Business Model Generation’, while the Value Proposition Canvas largely follows the approach presented in Alex Osterwalder’s new book Value Proposition Design.