Innovation: Drivers and Impediments


A distinguished panel will discuss innovation in today's enterprises and economies, Minneapolis, 28 Jul 2008; RSVP Deadline 21 Jul

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Innovation: Drivers and Impediments


Carlos M. Gutierrez, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Rajesh K. Chandy, James D. Watkins Chair in Marketing and Co-Director of the Institute for Research in Marketing


George Buckley, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, 3M
William Hawkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Medtronic
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman of the Board, Carlson
Tim Pawlenty, Governor of Minnesota

Please join us as this distinguished panel discusses innovation in today’s enterprises and economies, sharing their lessons and insights on driving innovation and presenting their thoughts on how government policies can help or hinder innovation.

Monday, July 28, 2008, 1:00-3:00 p.m
Reception immediately following

Free and open to the public
Please RSVP by July 21

Event Location:

3M Auditorium, first floor
Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
321 Nineteenth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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