Opening Keynote Presentation & Lunch
Thursday, September 15, 2011
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Sarah Miller Caldicott
Great grandniece of Thomas Edison and Founder of The Power Patterns™ of Innovation
Thomas Edison not only invented six industries during his 62-year career, he invented the future. Edison's mastery of the innovation process consistently enabled him to see new opportunities where others could not. His timeless techniques invented new paths to success that we can draw upon today. If you are seeking to reinvent the future for your business, come hear keynote speaker Sarah Miller Caldicott offer guidance on how you can invent new paths to success, starting now.
Sarah is a 25-year marketing veteran who has launched new products both domestically and across the world. A great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Sarah has extensively researched Edison's world-changing innovation process, and applies them to our challenges today. A compelling speaker, Sarah has appeared on PBS, NPR, and the Fox Business Channel. Her book "Innovate Like Edison" has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, and Fortune Small Business.
"Sometimes I feel like I've run up against a granite wall 100 feet high, and when I do, I shift and do something else." – Thomas Edison