Global Innovation Forum: Silicon Valley


"Innovation and the Digital Generation"


Menlo Park, California    June 16th, 2011

Conference Agenda

Special Thanks to Eileen Clegg for her fantastic work on the murals.
Thanks to Bill Daul for digitizing the murals, pictures, and the music video:
Thanks to San Sae Fong for the excellent video recording and editing work.
7:45 Registration and Continental breakfast
8:15
Welcome
Dr. David Steele
Dean
Introduction
Dr. Jim Spohrer
Innovation Champion
Keynote Speech
Dr. Carl Wieman
Nobel Laureate






9:30Break
9:45 Panel 1 - Understanding the Digital Generation
Who are they? Are they really different as customers and employees? What specific challenges do they pose in terms of creativity, process management, teamwork, and values?      
Moderator
Panelists
Dr. Colby Stuart Lisa Orrell Dr. Noah
Wardrip-Fruin
Andreas Neus Dr. Isabelle
Lescent-Giles










11:00 Panel 2 - Harnessing their Innovative Power at Work
Adapting the innovation process to tap the creative potential of born digital employees, from "intrapreneurship" and team management to performance metrics and reward systems.      
Moderator
Panelists
Howard Lieberman Kevin Wheller Luke Hohmann Martha Lyons J. Matthew Clark





12.15 Lunch


Keynote Speech
Steve Ciesinski
Vice President
13:45 Panel 3 - Cultivating their Innovative Potential in the Classroom
How can universities and enterprises foster creativity and teach innovation to students and employees?      
Moderator
Panelists
Dr. Isabella Bunn Salim Ismail Dr. Christine
Pao-fang Chang
Dr. Fernando Lourenço Jon Pittman









15.00 Panel 4 - Voices from the Digital Generation
Their needs, values, inspirations, aspirations, and how they believe we could help to sustain their innovativeness.      
Moderator
Panelists
Ven Reddy Robert Fischer Shivang Shah Alexander Kwan RĂ©nel Sun





16:15Break
16.30 Plenary Session: Lessons Learned, Future Challenges and Next Steps

Visual Summary
Eileen Clegg
Visual Journalist
Concluding Speech
David Blakely
Director

Dr. Oliver Yu
Executive-in-Residence




17:30Reception

About

San José State University is one of 23 campuses of the California State University system. It is located in the city of San José, the heart of the Silicon Valley, about midway between San Francisco and the Monterey/Carmel area at the sunny southern end of San Francisco Bay. It has about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students studying for 134 Bachelor's and Master's degrees with 110 concentrations.
The College of Business is accredited by the AACSB and enrolls about 5,000 students studying in 11 concentrations. The Sally and Donald Lucas Graduate School of Business offers nine Masters degrees including MBA's, Master of Science, and joint degree programs with other colleges.

Contact

whiteFor information about the conference, please contact:

E-mail: gif2011@sjsu.edu
Address:
Global Innovation Forum
College of Business, BT 250
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0244