The Power of Together
Diversity, Inclusion, Collaboration and Team Building for Innovation
Explore the Power of Together on October 17! Join us on Butler University campus for this year’s Day of Innovation conference. Expect energizing, interactive sessions on inclusion, diversity, collaboration and team building—and how these relate to innovation. Whether you’re new to the innovation team or you’ve been leading growth projects for years, there is something for everyone this year. Register now for Indiana’s premier full day innovation event that brings together hundreds of leaders and practitioners from all sectors and backgrounds.
New This Year
A panel discussion on diversity and inclusion will give you practical advice for building a more inclusive organization. Explore our micro-lessons fair at your own pace to get exposed to quick (and fun!) ideas and tools for innovation.
What’s In It for You?
9:30 a.m. Welcome (Atherton)
9:40 a.m. Keynote Speaker, Saleema Vellani (Atherton)
10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions (Lacy School of Business)
11:30 a.m. Lunch & Micro-lesson Fair (Atherton)
1:45 p.m. Indiana Innovation Awards (Atherton)
2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Lacy)
3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Lacy)
4:30 p.m. Happy Hour + Networking (Lacy, 4th Floor Terrace)
Social Innovator, Author, Co-Founder & COO of Innovazing,
Professor of Entrepreneurship at The Johns Hopkins University
An award-winning researcher and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Johns Hopkins University, Saleema Vellani helps leaders, entrepreneurs, and changemakers maximize their impact through developing 21st century skills such as empathy, grit, and resilience. In her keynote, Inclusion as a Catalyst for Innovation, she will explore:
- How inclusive innovation starts with “I”—with us as individuals—and developing diversity self-awareness
- How to learn from those we have least in common with
- How to embrace divergent thinking and failure
Panel on Diversity and Inclusion
Breakout Session Leaders
What is a micro-lesson?
New to Day of Innovation, the Micro-lesson Fair will feature several stations of brief but impactful innovation techniques and ideas. Taught in 10 minutes or less, attendees can browse the lessons like a trade show, visiting all stations or just a few.