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WHERE INNOVATION
MINDS MEET

Thursday, April 28, 2016 | San Francisco, CA
Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF

Big thank you to everyone who attended the 2016 Ignite Summit. See you next year!

A full day of thought-provoking discussions, eye-opening ideas, and actionable new strategies. Ignite is the most in-depth event dedicated to the topic of innovation in the enterprise.

Why should you attend:

If you’re an innovation leader that wants your company to remain competitive for years to come and make a lasting impact, Ignite is for you.

ignite-1-v2Walk away with actionable strategies to create or fine-tune your company’s innovation program

ignite-2-v2Exchange new ideas, collaborate in-person, and hear from some of the top innovation experts in the world

ignite-3-v3Join a community of innovation-minded professionals from diverse industries and backgrounds

That’s just the tip of the iceberg.

“Ignite is an inspiring once-a-year opportunity to connect with my peers, understand what people are thinking, what they are doing, and how they are solving the same innovation challenges that we have.”

Head of Innovation, Fortune 25 company

A summit isn’t a summit without remarkable speakers.

Here are the speakers confirmed to date who will share their innovation knowledge at this year’s Ignite Summit:

Joshua Shuki Einstein

Joshua Shuki Einstein

VP/Global Director, Applied Innovation & Emerging Technologies, CH2M

Mohan Nair

Mohan Nair

Chief Innovation Officer, Cambia Health

Rob Switzman

Rob Switzman

VP of Innovation, Rogers Communications

Julie Pigott

Julie Pigott

Director of Innovation Support, Southern Company

Greg Hicks

Greg Hicks

Innovation Co-Pilot & Cross-Pollinator, Unlabel Innovation

Brent Foster

Brent Foster

Engineering Director, Corporate Innovation, American Express

David Underwood

David Underwood

Insight & Innovation Leader, CSAA Insurance Group

Jeremy Basset

Jeremy Basset

Head of Unilever Foundry, Unilever

Vivienne Ming

Vivienne Ming

Founder & Executive Chair, Socos

Joe Laurin

Joe Laurin

Visioneering Manager, Polaris

Dev Patnaik

Dev Patnaik

CEO, Jump Associates

“The Spigit user events (the Ignite Summit in particular) have always been high quality and a great help to energize and inspire their community managers and customers.”

Clark Woolstenhulme, Director of Advanced Product Planning, Bose Corporation

Agenda

Wednesday, April 27Optional Spigit Training
9:00am – 4:00pmSpigit Platform training and certification
Thursday, April 28Ignite Summit
8:00am – 8:30amReception and Breakfast
8:30am – 12:00pmKeynote and General Session
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm – 4:30pmBreakout Sessions
4:30pm – 5:30pmClosing Keynote and General Session
6:00pm – 7:00pmCocktail Reception

Hands-on training at Ignite

Ignite’s optional hands-on Spigit user workshop will be held the day before the conference on Wednesday, April 27th.

This workshop will show you how to:

Configure, manage, and run innovation challenges and communities

Get your users engaged and involved throughout the innovation process

Learn new ways to use Spigit as the backbone of your innovation program

Become a certified Spigit expert, armed with the knowledge you need to accelerate and manage your company’s innovation efforts. Certification helps you do more with your platform, and fuels career growth and advancement.

Certification is available as an add-on to your conference registration. Register early and save.

The Venue

Ignite will be held at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, which is centered in UCSF’s new 43-acre life sciences campus for teaching and research. Mission Bay is conveniently located in downtown San Francisco near the Financial District, SOMA, and area attractions such as AT&T Park.

Address:
1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA

 

Hotel Accommodations

Take advantage of Ignite’s preferred rates at the luxurious Intercontinental Hotel.

Address:
888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA
(415) 616-6500

 

Interested in sponsoring the Ignite Summit, and connecting with hundreds of enterprise innovation leaders?

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Spigit’s
Marketing Programs Manager, Ian Jackson, at
ignite@spigit.com

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