May 2013 Buffalo Niagara Spring Innovation Chapter Meeting
Join the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Product Development and Management Association as the chapter hosts its Spring Innovation meeting with special guest speakers Dr. Gina O'Connor and NYS Assembly Member Dennis Gabryszak.
||Professor O’Connor has published more than thirty journal papers, twenty-five conference papers, and more than 10 books and book chapters. She has been named one of the top twenty five scholars in the field of innovation in a study recently published in the Journal of Product Innovation Management. Her most recent book, Grabbing Lightning: Building a Capability for Breakthrough Innovation (Jossey Bass, 2008) describes a research program she has led for five years that focuses on how firms can develop management systems for innovation, leading to Innovation as a business function in companies.
||In June of 2009, Assemblyman Gabryszak was named Chair of the Legislative Task Force on University-Industry Cooperation. The task force directs significant investments of state funds in research and development at universities, facilitating better cooperation between industry and institutions of higher learning.
Host: Ben Rand, Insyte Consulting
Thursday, May 9th 2013
5:45 to 8:00 PM
Reception starts at 5:45PM - Meeting begins at 6:00PM
The Larkin Building at Exchange
726 Exchange Street
Buffalo, NY 14210
Free Lot parking is available only steps away in the Larkin Building parking lot.
Members and Students: $20 per person
Students: Contact John_Spero@praxair.com for discount code prior to registering
Non-Members: $30 per person
This event will feature evening sandwiches, hors d’oeuvres and desserts and soft drinks courtesy of Insyte Consulting.
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please contact John_Spero@praxair.com or 716-879-7211 to register for the event.
About the Buffalo Niagara Chapter
The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) is the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals. Our mission is to improve the effectiveness of individuals and organizations in product development and management. This is accomplished by providing resources for professional development, information, collaboration and promotion of new product development and management.
PDMA activities are open to anyone wanting to learn more about innovation, product development, or product management, and your participation is welcome!
The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Product Development and Management Association believes that a dynamic and innovative product development process can be key a driver to profitable growth of your business.
Individuals from several prominent local companies and organizations for whom product development is a core strength have formed this PDMA chapter. Our goal is to promote information sharing and collaboration on product development and product management issues among interested persons in the Buffalo Niagara region.
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