Join us for a Global Innovation Dialogue with Judy Estrin, author of Closing the Innovation Gap. A technology pioneer and business leader, Judy will describe what will be required to reignite the spark of innovation in business, education, and government - ensuring our long-term success in the global economy.

Judy will highlight some of the key points from her book:
*The fundamentals required to nurture innovation, including five simple but important values for transforming your organization into a force for productive change
*How you can ensure that your business benefits from a thriving "Innovation Ecosystem"
*Examples from established companies, startups, and research labs that illustrate the power of innovation

Judy Estrin is CEO of JLABS, LLC. She co-founded seven technology companies and was chief technology officer at Cisco Systems. Serving on the board of directors of the Walt Disney Corporation and FedEx Corporation, Estrin is also a member of the technology advisory boards of Stanford's School of Engineering and Bio-X campus-wide interdisciplinary initiative. She has been named three times to Fortune magazine's list of the 50 most powerful women in American business.

Through Web site before February 5 -- $20; onsite, day of event -- $25. Corporate sponsorships, including a table of 8, available at $300.

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Added by FullCalendar on January 26, 2009