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Apr 26
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9:00am - 10:15am 75 mins
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Fidelity, Ideo & Sam Adams Brewery
Fidelity Labs: Accelerating Innovation at Fidelity Labs
  • Richard Smyers - Vice President, Accelerated Innovation, Fidelity Investments
  • Ken Zolot - Founder, Innovation Teams Initiative, MIT, Center for Tech Innovation, MIT

The scientists and researchers at Fidelity Labs (the r&d unit of Fidelity Investments, also known as the Fidelity Center for Applied technology) innovate with technology to give people access to the tools they need to empower their lives. For over 15 years, they have worked to identify and explore hundreds of emerging technologies, while using design thinking and a lean start-up mentality in collaboration with customers to incubate new products, services and even businesses. tour the Fidelity Labs facilities and hear a session to convey learning in practice.

(*Limited to 25 people )

9:30am - 5:00pm 450 mins
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Part 2- Lean Startup Workshop
Part 2- LEAN Startup Workshop
  • Peter Koen - Director of Consortium for Corporate Entrepreneurship, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Stephen Rich - Managing Partner, BRI & Associates

LEAN Bootcamp with Stevens Institute of Technology and Former Senior Director of Operations for Intel’s New Business Initiative Group

This workshop will share how to apply lean startup in large organizations. Attendees will “get out of the building” and work in teams to solve a wicked problem while mastering every step of the lean method along the way.

9:30am - 10:00am 30 mins
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Innovation & Design Building Boston
Creating an Innovation Hub for America’s Leading Companies
  • Chris Wessen - Senior Property Manager, Innovation and Design Building

The Innovation and design Building is a 1.4 million square foot mixed-use complex, home to a diverse mix of companies and entrepreneurs, including architects and engineers, skilled makers and craftspeople, research and development firms, and technology start-ups. Join Jamestown as they take you on a tour of the IdB and share insight into some of the coolest companies based there, and what it means for the future of innovation. Explore the full building before you get an insider look at Continuum, Stanley Black & decker, America’s test Kitchen and Autodesk.

10:00am - 12:00pm 120 mins
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Innovation & Design Building Boston
Continuum Field Trip 21 Drydock Avenue: Continuum’s Space for Connection, Collaboration and Community
  • Lee Moreau - Principal, Service and Experience Design, Continuum

Join us for an interactive tour of our new, 50,000 foot space in the Innovation and Design Building—designed for employees, by employees— and experience what makes Continuum’s Boston studio a space where our unique approach to prototyping thrives. You’ll gain insight from our practitioners about some of our most impactful projects—and how we made them real.

11:15am - 12:30pm 75 mins
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Fidelity, Ideo & Sam Adams Brewery
IDEO Cambridge: Design for Change: How IDEO Fosters a Culture of Innovation
  • Becky Bermont - Portfolio Director, Design for Change, IDEO Cambridge.

IDEO has long been known for its innovation process, developing breakthrough products, services, and launching new ventures to help clients grow. Now, they are using the same human-centered methods to help organizations be more adaptive and innovative themselves. IDEO has spent decades developing our own creative culture, now housed in a new studio in Cambridge that catalyzes creative forces in greater Boston and beyond. Come see how the space, ritual, and process has been designed at IDEO, how we we've worked with clients to design unique cultural interventions that work for them -- and how you can take some of these lessons to design creativity into your own organization.

(*Limited to 25 people )

1:00pm - 2:00pm 60 mins
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Innovation & Design Building Boston
Autodesk Field Trip: Autodesk BUILD Space Tour

The Autodesk BUILD Space (Building, Innovation, Learning and design) is a collaborative research & development workshop for the future of building. the 34,000 sq ft facility houses workshops for metal fabrication, machining (CNC & Manual), wood working, water jet cutting, large format routing, laser cutting, composites, glass, robotics and 3d printing.

2:00pm - 3:15pm 75 mins
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Fidelity, Ideo & Sam Adams Brewery
Sam Adams Brewery Organized Chaos: Using Rapid Prototyping Techniques & Experiment Design to Quickly Create Market Winning Products
  • Shelley Smith - Manager, Research & Product Innovation, Boston Beer Company

Over the last six years, the Product Innovation group at Boston Beer has increased the amount of product development 10 fold. We develop for Samuel Adams, Angry orchard Cider, twisted tea, and several other brands. the beer market is highly competitive. Before lunch, a new brewery will open every day. this means that our speed to market is essential. the goal of the r&d team is to develop the best beer, tea, or cider in the least amount of time with limited resources. Sound familiar? Come and tour our r&d brewery and learn what techniques we use to build new products, including experimental designs and sensory testing.

(*Limited to 25 people )

2:00pm - 3:00pm 60 mins
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Innovation & Design Building Boston
Innovative Disruption at the Stanley Black & Decker Futures Innovation Factory
  • Spencer Maid - Stanley Security, VP of Innovation and Product Management

The Futures Innovation Factory is the breakthrough innovation research unit of Stanley Security, a division of Stanley Black and decker. As a core team of forward thinking engineers and product development experts, the Futures Breakthrough Innovation team seeks to challenge the industry norm by re-evaluating our current pace of innovation while being an active part of the global technological advancements and product development. We bring fast paced innovative disruption to the industries in which Stanley Black and decker has been a household brand and product name from over 140 years.

3:00pm - 4:00pm 60 mins
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Innovation & Design Building Boston
Visit to America’s Test Kitchen: The Taste of Innovation, A Unique Opportunity to Visit America’s Test Kitchen
  • Jack Bishop - Chief Creative Officer, America's Test Kitchen

We're a rapidly expanding independent media company that has earned the respect of the publishing industry, the culinary world, and most importantly, millions of home cooks (just ask the best cooks you know). We are passionate about cooking — discovering why recipes work and why they don't — and sharing what we learn to help everyone cook with confidence. We test cookware and supermarket ingredients to find the best quality products for home cooks. We have a diversified, innovative business model and are delighted to take attendees on a tour to experience and see where the magic happens.