Websummit

November 4, 2019

Events

“The best technology conference on the planet” returns to Lisbon, Portugal, in November. Considered the premier tech event in the world, the Websummit gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state, as well as influential investors and international journalists.

ISPIM Innovation Conference

June 16, 2019

Events

The annual ISPIM Innovation Conference takes place in Florence in June, with the theme “Celebrating Innovation: 500 Years since Da Vinci”. The 30th conference. which will attract around 550 innovation professionals from academia, industry, consulting and the public sector from around 50 countries worldwide, will discuss the role of innovation in solving global challenges and feature keynote presentations, […]

The AI Summit

June 12, 2019

Events

The AI Summit is the world’s largest conference and exhibition dedicated to Artificial Intelligence. The event brings together leading AI innovators, from corporate giants to inspiring startups and thought leaders. Taking place on June 12th-13th, the summit looks at the practical implications of AI for enterprise organisations and the actual solutions transforming business productivity

Social Innovation Summit 2019

June 4, 2019

Events

“Business Innovation meets Social Transformation” is the motto of the Social Innovation Summit, an annual event that represents a global convening of black swans and wayward thinkers. The event convenes the world’s most potent leaders, thinkers, and practitioners with an unwavering bias towards action and a push towards scale.  

InfoShare 2019

May 8, 2019

Events

InfoShare will bring over 6,000 attendees, 200 speakers, 500 startups and 10 side events to Gdansk in May. The tech conference attracts developers, startups, investors, executives, innovation leaders, marketers and media who are looking to explore and find inspiration in the world of technology.

Employees holding up ideas for creativity

Lift the lid on employee creativity to drive innovation

February 6, 2019

Innovation Factory

Whether it’s creating new products or finding new ways to grab customers’ attention, creativity is the backbone of innovation, and in the workplace, it is more important than ever to stay competitive. Companies struggling to push for innovation should not underestimate the creativity of their workforce. We share 3 ways to encourage employees to share their brilliance and feel confident they will be heard.

Jim Hemerling gives a TED Talk about leading organisational change

Leading organisational change by putting people first

January 24, 2019

Stay Tuned

In what he calls an era of “always-on” transformation, organisational change expert Jim Hemerling outlines five strategic imperatives, all of which have one thing in common: putting people first.

women leaders point at whiteboard

Calling women leaders: these innovation events are for you

January 16, 2019

Events

In the age of digital transformation, leaders today are faced with new challenges to innovate and compete in business. But while more companies are committed to gender equality in the workplace, just a quarter of senior roles across the world in 2018 were held by women. For those females in positions of leadership, we have rounded up the events specifically aimed at the development of women (and men) at the top of the ladder.

book with lights for innovation resolutions reading

The 4 innovation resolutions you should make this year

December 12, 2018

Selected Books

As we step into the New Year, innovation leaders are likely to be looking back at 2018 and assessing what they can improve to ensure their success in the coming year. To lend a helping hand, we have selected 4 books whose message should be your business resolutions for 2019.

headphones playing the best innovation podcasts of 2018

Our pick of the 7 best innovation podcasts of 2018

December 4, 2018

Stay Tuned

Podcasts have become an essential source of news, knowledge and inspiration for business leaders, innovation managers and entrepreneurs. As the year draws to a close, the Innovation Matrix team has picked the 7 best podcasts of 2018 to inspire you in the year ahead.