16 November -18 November 2006

Silicon Valley, USA

 

Program Schedule

 

 

Date

Time

Activity

Location

15th November 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30 PM

 

 

8:30 PM

10:00 PM

 

 

 

Participants arrive in Silicon Valley

INNOVATION TRIP IN SILICON VALLEY BEGINS

 

Networking Dinner

 

 

SHERATON PALO ALTO,

PALO ALTO

 

 

 

 

16th November 2006

 

 

 

 

 

7:30 AM

8:00 AM

 

8:15 AM

9:00 AM

 

9:15 AM

1:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM

2:15 PM

 

3:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

8:00 PM - 10 :00 PM

 

 

Workshop on Culture of Innovation

(By Sue Baechler, Neal Sofian and Dan Newton fromOriginaliti Media Inc. )

 

Vertical Networking Breakfast

 

 

Welcome/Opening Remarks

 

 

Workshop on Creating a culture of Innovation by Originaliti Media Inc.

Topics :

The New Tools of Participation and Innovation

o Game : A simulated Face to face game that takes players inside an organization

o Tools : The Love it Club online community that is demonstrated in the context of two companies

 

 

Networking Lunch

 

 

Visit to IDEO Labs, Palo Alto

(IDEO is the biggest Innovation Generation and Consulting Firm in US)

 

Keynote Speech : Phil McKinney, Senior VP and CTO, Hewlett Packard Co.

Networking Dinner

 

SHERATON PALO ALTO,

PALO ALTO

17th November 2006

 

 

 

7:30 AM

8:00 AM

 

8:15 AM

9:00 AM

 

9:15 PM

12:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:30 PM

4:30 PM

 

5:00 PM

8:00 PM

 

8:00 PM

10:00 PM

 

Workshop on Employee Retention

(By Ken Tanner)

 

Vertical Networking Breakfast

 

 

Welcome/Opening Remarks

 

Workshop on Employee Retention by Ken Tanner Consulting

Topics :

o Why Retention is Important

o Recognizing Discontent

o Starting Them Off Right

o Providing the Basics

o Relationships with Managers and Co-Workers

o Enabling Personal Fulfillment

o Reactive Retention

 

Reserved for Roundtable or field Visit

** To be Confirmed

 

Visit to the Computer History Museum, Mountain View CA

** To be Confirmed

 

Networking Dinner

SHERATON PALO ALTO,

PALO ALTO

18th November 2006

 

9:00 AM

4:00 PM

 

Last Day Fun in California

Possibilities :

o Helicopter ride over San Francisco

o Tour of San Francisco

o KayaKing in San Francisco Bay

o Napa Valley Wine Testing

 

THE ARGENT HOTEL,

SAN FRANCISCO