R&D Innovation Summit 2018

Building a Sustainable Future For R&D

Chicago, 2018

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The R&D Innovation Summit brings together leaders across various industries to share their expertise. This enriching event will provide you with tools and strategies to implement successful R&D, develop innovation programs, support your company’s future development, and foster growth in the industry.

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A unique opportunity to learn R&D innovation best-practices from the leaders of the world's biggest brands! 

  • Shawn Mason

    Director of Research & Outcomes

    Johnson & Johnson
    Johnson & Johnson
  • Scott Nalls

    Senior Manager

    Treehouse Foods
  • Lexie Spiro

    Director, User Experience Design

    Motorola Solutions
  • Alan Colquitt

    Director, Global Assessment

    Eli Lilly
    Eli Lilly
  • Michael Shuster

    SVP R&D, Product Development & Innovation

    NCH Corp.
    NCH Corp.
  • Cate Donovan

    Innovation Program Leader, Polymers

    Stepan Company
    Stepan Company
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Join us to learn from and share insights with innovation executives who understand the dynamic nature of R&D.

Through a combination of presentations, engaging panel discussions, and interactive workshops, this summit will address some of the latest advances (key topics & best practices) in R&D Innovation, including:

  • Optimizing performance via Big Data and metrics analysis
  • Adapting to industries emerging as a result of new technology
  • Developing a successful R&D pipeline
  • Establishing and improving directed, strategized R&D processes
  • Building, training and retaining strong teams to foster innovation
  • The role of sustainability within R&D
  • Identifying & overcoming obstacles


The Standard Club

By providing excellence in quiet, peaceful surroundings within Chicago's bustling business and financial districts, The Standard Club lends an atmosphere of importance and privilege to business meetings, inspiring both attendance and participation.

We have a preferred rate with the Hotel Blake and rooms can be reserved by clicking this link.


Executive Summary

R&D Innovation Summit 2018

March 21 & 22, Chicago, 2018

Building a Sustainable Future For R&D


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