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Innovation Summit with reception at the Embassy of Britain

IPG is joining hands with Wharton Club of DC for organizing the finest events for the professionals, thinkers, researchers, students and for those who are not in the above mentioned category. So Welcome you to attend the WHARTON DC INNOVATION SUMMIT: LINKING INNOVATORS TO NATIONAL AND GLOBAL RESOURCES.

The event features more than 100 speakers. keynotes from Wharton Profs, others Over 40 Sessions: Funding, Innovation Accelerators Healthcare, Urban, DC Region Resources, International, Much More

The conference will bring together investors, innovators in industry and government, policy makers, entrepreneurs, academic leaders and others whose common goal is to empower private and public innovators to spur business, economic and job growth in the U.S. and abroad.

First Day
Full-Day 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 8:00 am to 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am to 5:45 pm Keynotes, Breakout Panels, breaks
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm - Reception at British Embassy, Rotunda, 3100 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Second Day
8:00 am to 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am to 12 noon - Opening Keynote & Breakout Panels
12:00 noon - Lunch Keynote
1:30 pm to 5:00 pm+ - Breakout Panels, Keynote
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Closing/Wrap-Up Reception at FHI 360 Globe Theater

Dress: Business / Cocktail
Parking : Street Location : Conference Location
FHI 360 Conference Center
1825 Connecticut Ave., NW (between T Street and Florida Ave., 1 block from Hilton & Towers)
Washington, DC 20009

Why is the Summit being held?

In brief, the Summit is a high value, high impact way for entrepreneurs, business executives, government officials and others dedicated to becoming more successful leaders by leveraging the power of innovation.

If you are in that group of action and results-oriented leaders, it will help you create, stimulate, test and harness big ideas to achieve better real-world results in your business or organization of any size.

The Summit will inspire and enable you deal to more effectively with the realities of today's competitive global economy.

Innovation's vital role, domestically and internationally, is key to "Growth Through Innovation" theme to the Wharton School's next Global Forum, Beijing in June, Meanwhile, the DC Summit will provide the an interactive environment to help you find public and private sector partners with the resources and interest to help you succeed as an innovator in a convenient downtown DC location.

With the Summit's expected[masked] attendees (already representing over 150 private and public organizations), the 40+ keynote and other sessions to which you will have access feature an all-star lineup of more than 125 speakers.

Keynotes and panelists include distinguished Wharton professors, and leading innovators in business, science, technology and government.

Who should attend?

Entrepreneurs in startup and early-stage businesses Managers and Executives in mid-size companies Executives in mid-size to Fortune 500 corporations who want to harness your internal team's creative powers and work with external parties more successfully Talent Managers who want better strategies to attract and engage the diverse workforce needed to build your organization now and in the future Government, academic, nonprofit and NGO officials who want to be more effective and efficient in using limited resources Public and private organizations with valuable technology available for licensing Anyone needing an edge up with innovative new ideas How you benefit from attending

How you benefit from attending

Your interactions with speakers and your fellow attendees will boost your ability to: Learn lessons from successful innovation leaders in the private and public sectors: what to do with new ideas for products and services, and what to avoid Find out what angel, venture capital, crowd funding and other investors are looking for before they fund your company, and what shuts their funding doors to you Build your connections to potential funding sources, partners and collaborators who can furnish human and capital resources you need to succeed. Discover the common threads and tools in varied businesses and settings, and how thinking out of your usual "industry" box can may offer new sources of great ideas and opportunities Help you build a more productive, effective team, with needed resiliency, flexibility and entrepreneurial drive Learn from and interact with speakers such as renowned Wharton Professors: Jerry Wind, in his Master Class on how to build and lead a more creative and innovative organization, and George S. Day, on how to develop your business's innovation prowess to fuel sustainable growth If you attend, you will also:

Be inspired by the stories and learn from the lessons shared with you by business founders and leaders, such as Michael Chasen (former CEO of Blackboard, now founder & CEO of SocialRadar) S.A. Ibrahim (CEO, Radian Group (NYSE: RDN) Jennifer Elisseeff, M.D., and Jeff Geschwind, M.D., two of Johns Hopkins’ top innovators And so much more

To increase the quality and scope of your connections

The Summit includes two receptions, the use of digital tools, a Master Class workshop, many breaks, and special networking sessions and opportunities.

The Summit brings together investors, entrepreneurs in startups and early-stage businesses, executives businesses up to Fortune 500 size, and government and nonprofit officials. They share the goals of using innovation to strength their own organizations, while spurring business, economic and job growth.

If you want to be a better leader, leverage innovation more effectively now and in the future, and enhance your connections to other leaders, you should join them and sign up now.

IPG members can attend full 2 day event which includes access to all sessions, breaks, meals and receptions.

To enhance your connections, that group already includes these organizations, to cite a few:

Clubs: Chicago Booth, UPenn, Princeton and Cornell Business groups, such as the French-American Chamber and Society of Physician Entrepreneurs Consider your options: bring a colleague, a client, or anyone else who wants to be a better leader, anyone who has a passion for making their career more successful, to riding the wave of innovation to fulfill their dreams, and to avoiding a competitive tsunami that could have devastating effects.

Share the amount, or have your company or employer cover it, and it’s just 197 for each of you. You'll get great value, with high impact, and so will they.

To make your networking even more productive, we will have a British Embassy Reception on the night of Tuesday, April 29. Only those who sign up early will be assured a place, as capacity will be limited. Please let us know any questions and clarifications.

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Looking forward to meeting you at the event.

IPG Events Team
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  • Jennifer

    It was good to know about business environment today and mind of the managements on how to hire and utilize human resource ... also, listening to entrepreneurs, and IP specialists was interesting

    1 · April 30, 2014

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