ABOUT OUR EVENTS

INNOVA-CON is working to bring its members an opportunity to meet in person and connect with luminaries in the innovation profession. Content focuses on how to use strategies and methods of innovation to create value in applied and theoretical innovation science. IAOIP is a professional membership organization dedicated to the creation of a comprehensive, independent innovation certification, providing members with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to deliver real change in their industry or field. We are over 900 members strong in 44 countries.

IAOIP-certified innovation professionals are equipped with the appropriate tools to make a strategic difference by becoming an active participant in innovation teams at all levels of their organization through knowledge exchange, research, conferences, training, and publications. With individual, corporate, public and non-profit members around the world, IAOIP is the leading international membership-based organization dedicated to the professional development of individuals working in the field of innovation.

Currently Scheduled events are as follows:

Innova-Con 4.0, March 29-31, 2017, Washington D.C., U.S.A.  True to our fast paced innovation mission, we’ve constructed an event with only  6 weeks notice.  Usually events of this scale are planned 6-9 months in advance, but one of our enthusiastic members and supporters – Booz Allen Hamilton -offered us their global Innovation Center in Washington DC – but only if we could put this together for Mar 29-31.  Join us (in person or live stream) for education and interaction with your peers, colleagues, and those who truly drive innovation globally! Request a Brochure

DRIVING THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION SCIENCE

IAOIP is a global not for profit. Our events bring you innovation experiences unique across the globe…from outstanding thought leadership, to practical tools to help you and your organization today.

  • Belong >> IAOIP is truly a global innovation community. In only 3 years, we are over 900 strong in 47 countries and growing.
  • Engage >> Join top leaders and practitioners in a unique event, sharing insights into the Science of Innovation, and practical application tools.
  • Apply >> Learn methods and tools that drive future strategy AND that you can apply to your organization today
  • Relate >> Meet others from across the globe with similar challenges and opportunities. Build relationships for long-term communication, collaboration and community building around innovation

For a true not-for-profit price, you get access to the 3 day event and networking opportunities.  Since Innova-Con events are each different, your experience will be unique depending on which you are attending. Whether the event is our annual conference, regional events, joint events or Silicon Valley tours, we strive to make them unique, highly valuable and applicable to your personal innovation quest and that of your organization.

IAOIP Innova-cons are one to three-day events full of thought provoking innovation science, strategy and practical Innovation concept presented by a consultant in management on webinar screen

  • Innovation thought leaders
  • Cutting edge research
  • Award winning authors
  • Innovation and practical Industry insights
  • Organizational in-the-trenches stories and case studies – industry, government, and academia
  • Innovation certification exams and reviews
  • Corporate case studies

Outstanding networking opportunities with members from all over the world

  • Informal networking and relationship building during coffee breaks, happy hours, meals, and evening events
  • Opportunities to study for, and to take the IAOIP certification exams

Join the true innovators in supporting the only global not-for-profit driving education, certification, collaboration and relationship building – attend an Innova-Con!






Join the Innova-Con 4.0 conference in person or by live stream.

Wednesday, March 29 – Friday, March 31

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INNOVATION PROFESSIONALS (IAOIP)

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Innova-Con meetings are OPEN TO ANYONE interested in the advancement of innovation worldwide. While the meeting is used for working groups to meet and continue work on the body of knowledge, there is plenty to do and learn from some of the best minds in innovation worldwide. The cost of the meeting is supported by our corporate sponsors to make it affordable for anyone to attend and contribute.

A professional membership organization, the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) is becoming the world’s only comprehensive, transparent, membership-driven innovation certification body, providing members with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to deliver real change in their industry or field. We were founded in 2013 and our first certification exam was given at the February 2015 Innova-Con conference.

IAOIP-certified innovation professionals are equipped with the appropriate tools to make a strategic difference by becoming an active participant in innovation teams at all levels of their organization through knowledge exchange, research, conferences, training, and publications.

With individual, corporate, public and non-profit members around the world, IAOIP is the leading international membership-based organization dedicated to the professional development of individuals working in the field of innovation.

AUDIENCE

Innova-Con is a terrific opportunity to connect with experienced innovation professionals from corporate, academic, and consulting organizations around the world. Content focuses on how to use strategies and methods of innovation to accelerate value recovery from your innovation activities.  The conference is geared toward practicing innovation professionals and senior executives responsible for:

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  • Innovation
  • Information Technology
  • Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • Product Development

RESEARCH

Cutting edge research and publications are some of the ways in which the Association promotes innovation best practice amongst its members. The Association publishes the International Journal of Innovation Science, and members receive free access to the journal and other resources. The International Journal of Innovation Science is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes fundamental and applied research in innovation practices. It is a forum for the exchange of advanced knowledge in innovation, including emerging technologies and best practices, tools and techniques, metrics, and organization design and culture; as well as the stakeholder engagement, change management, and leadership skills required to ensure innovation succeeds.

Members have access to electronic versions of all current and past editions of the Journal.

“This is the only event where current and future innovation professionals can meet with industry pioneers and thought leaders.”

Brett TruskoPresident and CEO, IAOIP, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Innovation Science