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Competitive Edge: Disrupting the Disruptors

Join us at Chicago's Swissôtel November 3 – 6 for the 2018 PDMA Conference and Research Forum by registering HERE!

You can’t miss PDMA’s 2018 Conference! This high-energy, 4-day event is the #1 global conference on end-to-end product development and innovation management. The conference delivers a mix of keynotes, workshops, TED-style talks, presentations from Outstanding Corporate Innovators (OCI) Award winners and career-enhancing networking. You’ll come away with PDMA’s vast body of knowledge that has direct application to your role in product development and innovation.

Jim Craig

What do Olympic ice hockey and innovation have in common?

PDMA Conference Keynote: “Miracle on Ice” Hero Jim Craig

Miracle-Man Jim Craig, goaltender for the US Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Team, the 1980 “Miracle on Ice”, and President of Gold Medal Strategies, is the keynote speaker at the 2018 Competitive Edge Conference: Disrupting the Disrupters, powered by PDMA. Hear Jim’s inspiring story of how a group of amateur players, against all odds, pulled off the greatest upset, and triumphed over the Russian Red Army professional hockey team.   

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Attention speakers: there is still time to submit a session proposal but act fast! 
Deadline for submissions is May 1.

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Conference Attendees
PDMA's Annual Competitive Edge Conference is a unique event experience attracting participants from across the United States and around the world.

Product managers, innovators, and team leaders from organizations of all sizes engage with industry thought leaders, academics, and practitioners from across the product spectrum to tackle real-world problems.

This year PDMA and our sponsors will be presenting Disrupting the Disruptors. Whether you're a lean startup looking to be a disruptor in the market or an established enterprise looking to stay ahead, our event provides the tools and knowledge necessary to boost your organization’s strategy to address current trends and threats.

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