MNovation gathers some of the most innovative minds from across our state for an all day party designed to help you:
You will learn and practice five behaviors proven to create a change-ready culture, engaged teams, and an environment that welcomes the whole human. This series is the first of its kind in its focus on the mindset + behaviors that fuel innovation not just the systems, tools and skills necessary.
Learn from the best – our diverse group of innovators can teach you how to get your mind right, stay the course, and change the world.
Our panelists play in large corporate environments, small companies, social enterprises, academia, government, non-profits, media and arts organizations. Confirmed panelists will be below, we are adding new rockstars every day. If you are curious about past events see past panelists.
8:30 AM – 9 AM Registration and light breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:55 AM Keynote and Warm Up: John Sweeney and Elena Imaretska on the Mindset of Discovery
9:55 AM – 10:15 AM “Let’s Make Work Better” Theresa Glomb
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM The Reinventors: Thomson Aderinkomi, Jodi Brendel, Steve Meyer
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Exercise and Energizer
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM The Guides: Jennifer McCuen, Diana Shulla-Cose, Mary Uran
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Innovation Fitness Sessions: Big Five Workout Breakouts facilitated by BNW Master Facilitators: Bobby Gardner, Caleb McEwen, Jenni Lilledahl, Lauren Anderson, Margi Simmons, Heather Meyer
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM The Weavers: John Alberts, Melissa Lenk, Jeff Munneke, Cassandra Utt
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM Personal Innovation Activation Plan and Discussion
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM Wrap up
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Happy Hour Squared (HH2)
Attendees are invited to take part in fun and relaxing happy hour after a full day of learning! This happy hour will be like no other as we’ll be making sandwiches to be distributed to the hungry by Mr. Law’s MRD 363 Days Food Program.
All MNovation attendees will receive John Sweeney’s groundbreaking new book The Innovative Mindset, which helps you identify what you need to do in order to become more innovative and less fearful, and assists in creating a regimen that transforms how you act. Whether personally or in a business setting, this text provides a fresh, practical understanding of innovation can revolutionize the way you think about work. | More about THE BOOK HERE!