Debra M. Amidon International Presentations

“Reinventing Higher Education - The Knowledge Innovation University – Plenary Panel at the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship WSIE 2013], New York City, New York (11 October 2013)

“Benchlearning National Innovation Systems: Dynamic Positioning for Industrialized, Developing and Emerging Economies’ – keynote for the 2013 Baltics Dynamics Conference, Riga, Latvia [September 11-13, 2013]

“The 7V Factor of Big Data – Respondent to the Plenary Panel at the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship WSIE 2012], Boston, Massachusetts (26-28 September 2012)

“The Knowledge Innovation Kaleidoscope II” – a workshop for the Inter-American Investment Corporation, Washington, D.C. (18 January 2012)

“Closing Ceremonies and Awards” for the Boston Innovation Tour for CONFINDUSTRIA-funded regions of Northern Italy, Boston, Massachusetts (7 October 2011)

“Welcome Italy to Boston: Harnessing Collaborative Advantage” – Launch of the Boston Innovation Tour for CONFINDUSTRIA-funded regions of Northern Italy, Boston, Massachusetts (2 October 2011)

“The Knowledge Innovation Kaleidoscope” – a workshop for the Inter-American Investment Corporation, Washington, D.C. (8 November 2011)

“An Emerging Global Innovation Aqueduct: Navigating for Optimal Knowledge Flow” – Keynote Address for the Baltics Dynamics International Conference 2010, Riga, LATVIA (15-17 September 2010)

“The Art of Innovation in Knowledge Societies: Why Everything Changes” - City Hall concluding ceremonies for Oslo Innovation Week, Oslo, NORWAY (15 October 2009)

"Jump-start Your P7 KIZ Blueprint: How to Manage, Measure and Profit from Innovation" - Workshop session for Induct Software AS and Bekk Consulting, Oslo, NORWAY (15 October 2009)

'Triple Knowledge Lens: Implications for Stakeholder Innovation' - by the ISM University of Management and Economics, Vilnius, LITHUANIA (5 October 2009)


"National Innovation Policy: A Global Context for Measuring Performance" for the Faculty of Economics at Vilnius University, Vilnius, LITHUANIA (5 October 2009)


"The Knowledge Innovation Kaleidoscope: From Purpose to Prosperity" - Keynote address for Baltics Dynamics 2009, Vilnius, LITHUANIA (1 October 2009)


"The Trapeze Parable: Implications for the Knowledge Economy" – Keynote address for the International Forum on Knowledge Assets and Dynamics (IFKAD),Glasgow, SCOTLAND (17 February 2009)


The Innovation SuperHighway: A P7 Blueprint for Implementation” - National Institute for Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi, INDIA (10 November, 2008)

“The Knowledge Innovation Kaleidoscope – An Era of Collaborative Advantage” – lecture at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Headquarters, New Delhi, INDIA (11 November 2008)

"Jump-start your P7 Knowledge Innovation® Blueprint: How to Manage, Measure and Profit" - MasterClass delivered at the KM Summit for the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Mumbai, INDIA (7 November, 2008).

"In the Knowledge Innovation Zone: Implications for India, the Region and Abroad" - Keynote delivered at the KM Summit for the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), , Mumbai, INDIA (5-6 November, 2008).

"The Innovation SuperHighway: How to Manage, Measure and Profit" - Workshop delivered for MindTree Consulting and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII),Bangalore, INDIA (21-22 January, 2008)

1st Annual Conference of the Arabian Knowledge Economy Association (AKEA), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ( October 27-28, 2007).

“The Triple Knowledge Lens: Blueprint for Global Innovation Strategy” – Keynote for the 2007 Baltics Dynamics Conference, Riga, Latvia (Scheduled: September 13-14, 2007).

Launch of the Latvian version of In Search of Innovation – a children’s book for leadership executives at the Innovation Circus. Riga, Latvia (Scheduled: September 12, 2007).

“The Innovation SuperHighway: How to Manage, Measure and Profit from It” – Keynote panel for Discovery 2007, Ontario Centres for Excellence, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (May 1, 2007)

“In the Knowledge Zone: The Triple Knowledge Lens” - McMaster University World Congress on IC and Innovation, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (January 25, 2007).

“In the Knowledge Zone P7 Blueprint: Innovating the IDB and the Constituency it Serves”, Presentation to the Executive Board of the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C. (June 30, 2006)

“Executive Briefing: State-of-the-World Report on Knowledge Innovation Zones”, Briefing for the US Science Diplomat’s Club, Telecommunications and Economic attachés worldwide ICT Staff, Republic of Ireland Embassy, Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2006)

“In the Knowledge Zone: Potential for Latin America, the Caribbean and Beyond”, Executive Briefing provided for the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C. (April 21, 2006)

“Institutional Innovation: Gearing the Private/Public Sector to be Leaner and Smarter"; "Women Innovations: From Income Generation to Patent Creation”; and “Beyond e-Government: Instituting Intelligent Innovation to Improve Competitiveness”. Distinguished Speaker for the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WSIE),
Muscat, Oman (April 1-3, 2006)

“A New Dawn for the E100: Context, Evolution and Potential”, Opening Keynote for the 5th International E100 Roundtable a joint meeting with the Arabian Knowledge Economy Association (AKEA), Muscat, Oman (March 30-31, 2006)

"Kaleidoscopic Change: Opportunities on The Innovation SuperHighway". Keynote for the workshop on 'KM Strategy in Fast Changing Organizations' sponsored by the KM Forum of Henley College, Oxfordshire, England. (April 13, 2005)

"The Prosperity Paradox: Architecting Sustainable Innovation for Knowledge Cities, Regions and World". Invitational Debriefing on the Knowledge Economy for the Kingdom of Bahrain (7 April 2005).

"Festival of Thinkers". Participation in the Global Forum with Nobel Laureates sponsored by the DeBono Foundation and the Higher College of Technology in Abu Dhabi, Arab Emirates. (March 26-30, 2005)

"The Innovation SuperHighway: Prospects for Denmark, Europe and Beyond ". Address for the launch of the Danish translation of The Innovation SuperHighway, published by Børsens Forlag and hosted by Børsens in Copenhagen, Denmark. (December 8, 2004)

"Knowledge Zones: Urban Revitalization & The New Spatial Geography of Knowledge" Keynote for the E100 Roundtable entitled 'Actualizing the High Performance Knowledge City' in conjunction with the launch of the Knowledge Cities Observatory in Barcelona, Spain. (November 15, 2004)

"Knowledge Zone Convergence on The Innovation SuperHighway". Panel address for The Global Forum, sponsored by ITEMS International and the Sophia-Antipolis Foundation. Malmö, Sweden (November 5, 2004)

"Knowledge Cities on The Innovation SuperHighway". Presentation for The Lundar Society, at Lund University, Lund, Sweden. (November 3, 2004)

"The Pharma Industry as a Knowledge Zone"; Keynote for the Pharma Conference - 'Integrating Knowledge in the Life Science Product Life Cycle' - organized by Douglas Connect (Switzerland) on the virtual CoLayer Platform. (October 20, 2004)

"Innovation Policy in the Knowledge Economy". Keynote for the Baltic Dynamics 2004 Conference sponsored by Latvijas Tehnologiskais Centrs, Riga, Latvia (September 9, 2004)

“The Knowledge Zone”, Presentation and release of a major research study at the E100 Roundtable, in conjunction with Form 2004 and sponsored by Barcelona Activa, Barcelona, Spain (September 6, 2004).

“Gateway to the Knowledge Economy”, Alumni and Stakeholder Briefing, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark (September 2, 2004)

"Cross-Border Knowledge Innovation: Potential for the Øresund Region" sponsored by the Innoversity Network, City Hall Copenhagen, Denmark. (February 27, 2004)

"Regional Collaboration for Shared Prosperity" Address for the Latin American Knowledge Summit and 4th International E100 Roundtable 'Knowledge Cities, Knowledge Regions and Knowledge World.' Monterrey, Mexico (November 1, 2003)

"Road Map from Assessment to Fulfillment" - In cooperation with Future Technologies Ltd., the Saudi Society for Technology Development and Transfer (SSTDT) live via satellite, about harnessing national capital for wealth and jobs creation. Presentation beamed to four cities - Riyadh, Jeddah, Alkhobar and Jubail. (October 7, 2003)

"Praxis of Knowledge Innovation in SME's" for the 'International Meeting Management Knowledge Innovation 2003 'Knowledge and Innovation as a key to Company Competitiveness' sponsored by Cluster Conociemento, Bilbao, Spain. (October 3, 2003)

“Harnessing Knowledge Innovation: Micro, Meso- and Macro-economic Levels” – graduate MBA course in conjunction with the Spinno Program of Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia (September 7-16, 2003)

"Harnessing Intellectual Capital: Building a Knowledge Innovation Strategy" - In cooperation with the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center live via satellite, videoconference about harnessing innovation in the health care profession. (June 24, 2003)

"Architecting an Innovation SuperHighway to foster Knowledge Across Borders" for the 7th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation, sponsored by Monterrey, Mexico. (June 12, 2003)

“The Innovation SuperHighway: So, now we have your attention!” Keynote address for the open conference and the 3rd International E100 Roundtable at the Dipoli Life Long Learning of The Helsinki University of Technology. Helsinki, Finland (March 21, 2003).

"The Innovation SuperHighway: Foundations and Future." Keynote address for the 24th Annual McMaster World Congress, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. (January 15-17, 2003)

Keynote address for 'Creating Value through Intellectual Capital’ at the Fourth International Knowledge Management Forum, Caracas, Venezuela, PDVSA CIED. (October 14 - 16, 2002)

“Innovation is NOT (ONLY) R&D, Creativity and Invention.” Webinar delivered through KnowledgeBoard Brussels, Belgium. (September 1, 2002)

Keynote address "Knowledge for Regional Transformation" and workshop launch "Networking Across Boundaries" - for Desert Knowledge Australia, Alice Springs (August 27-30, 2002)

"The Knowledge Millennium: Harnessing the Innovation SuperHighway" - Keynote for the President's bi-annual Forum on Competitiveness sponsored by Minister of International Trade of Colombia in Bogotá. (July 23-24, 2002)

"The Innovation SuperHighway: Mobilizing Intellectual Assets." Keynote presentation for the conference sponsored by Austrian IC Research Center, Slovenia. (June 6, 2002)

The Polish Academy of Sciences at the Palace of Staszic under the honorary patronage of our Minister of Science. Warsaw, Poland. (May 9, 2002.

"The Knowledge Millennium: Harnessing the Innovation SuperHighway." Keynote for KM Europe 2001 sponsored by the ARK Group in The Hague, The Netherlands (November 27, 2001)

"Knowledge Innovation for Collaborative Advantage." Session for the International Productivity Conference (IPC) sponsored by the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) and the Productivity Standards Board (PSB) of Singapore. (October 2-4, 2001)

"Momentum of Knowledge Innovation®" - 2-day course for graduate students at Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands. (September 21-22, 2001)

"The Innovation SuperHighway: A New Knowledge Value Proposition." Keynote presentation for E-Learn Expo Hong Kong. (August 30-31, 2001

"The Innovation SuperHighway" - Keynote presentation for the XVIII IASP Conference - "Science Parks in the New and Digital Economy" - convened by the International Assembly of Science Parks (IASP), Bilbao, Spain. (June 12, 2001)

"Knowledge Value Proposition: Fad vs. Fundamental" and "Assessing Your Organization Innovation Performance". Week-long Residency Executive Leadership Course: Module II Creating and Implementing Innovation and Knowledge Management Systems, Centre for Management, The Banff Centre, Calgary, Canada (November 14-17, 2000)

"ICM focusing on Human Capital for Japanese Corporations and the Society". Presentations with Professor Ikujiru Nonaka and Leif Edvinsson in a with symposium hosted by the Works Institute. Tokyo, Japan (November 9-10, 2000)

"Strategies for 21st Century Knowledge Leadership" - featuring the ENTOVATION 100 in a 24-hour Dialogue as part of the 4th Annual international telecast of Global Learn Day (GLD IV). An opening address followed by four regional conversations with expert theorists and practitioners of the Knowledge Economy. (October 8, 2000)

"AMECAP Enters the Knowledge Millennium: An Innovation Compass." Closing Address for the Congreso Mèxico sponsored by AMECAP (Asociación Mexicana de Capacitación de Personal A.C.) Mexico City, Mexico. (September 20, 2000)

"Knowledge Innovation Strategy: The New Frontier," Global HR 2000 Conference sponsored by the Federation of Human Resource Professionals, Paris, France (May 30, 2000)

"Knowledge Innovation Strategy: From Theory to Practice," Executive Development Course, Centre for Management, The Banff Centre, Calgary, Canada (March 19-24, 2000).

“Knowledge Innovation: New Concepts in Practice," Presentation to the Productivity Standards Board (PSB), Singapore (March 11, 2000).

"Atlas of Knowledge Innovation: East meets West in the Knowledge Society," Keynote for the 2nd Global Knowledge Conference (GKII) sponsored by the Government of Malaysia and the Global Knowledge Partnership, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 7, 2000).

"What Knowledge Strategy for What Cost?" Closing address for the First Annual Conference on Knowledge Management: Improving human and corporate Performance, sponsored by Les Echos and Euriware, Paris, France (March 1, 2000).

"Integrating Knowledge and Innovation in Business Strategy," presentation for ADDCoin Knowledge Consortium, IPADE, Mexico City, Mexico (February 23, 2000).

"Knowledge Millennium Generation," presentation for the Worldwide Sharenet Implementation Conference, ICN Transformation Systems, Siemens A.G., in Pretoria, South Africa (February 21, 2000).

"Knowledge Innovation Strategy: From Theory to Practice," Workshop for the Alliance Atlantis - International Television Conference, Centre for Management, The Banff Centre, Calgary, Canada,  (January 18th, 2000).

"Momentum of Knowledge Management," "Creating a Knowledge Innovation Strategy," "The Knowledge Value Proposition," and "Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy." Four workshops as part of the Post-doctoral Program on Knowledge Management, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, (January 14-15, 2000).

"Knowledge Management: The New Logic of Business," keynote presentation for "En Line @ 99: los expertos se conectan" sponsored by ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico. (October 14, 1999).

"Know-How Management: Decade of Perspective," Working Group Presentation for the 1999 Alpbach Technology Forum - "Knowledge as a Production Factor," Alpbach, the Tyrol, Austria (August 27, 1999).

"Tour de Knowledge Monde", webcast live on the Internet, sponsored by Skandia Futures Center and ICUniverse.com, Vaxholm, Sweden (May 20, 1999)

"Economics of Intangible Value: Linking the Individual to Society," Keynote for the Annual Meeting of the local chapter of the Strategic Leadership Forum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (May 12, 1999).

"Tour de Knowledge Monde: Quality Comes of Age" Annual Awards Banquet sponsored by The Manitoba Quality Council, Winnipeg, Canada (April 29, 1999).

"The Knowledge KaleidoscopeSM: Path to Prosperous Innovation," Presentation for the Worldwide Knowledge Management Practice Meeting of Andersen Consulting, Sophia, France. (April 21, 1999)

"Creating the Knowledge-Based Business," and "Bringing the Knowledge Future into Reality," Presentations for Masters Program and Alumni evening, Tilburg University, The Netherlands (April 1, 1999).

"Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy,’ Presentation for the SBIT Conference, Tilburg University, The Netherlands (March 30, 1999).

"The Knowledge KaleidoscopeSM: Cultures of Innovation," Workshop at the International Business Dialogue sponsored by OFW, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. (March 3, 1999)

"Economics of Intangible Value," "Creating a Knowledge Strategy," and "Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy." 3 workshops as part of the Club Intelect Program on Knowledge Management, Madrid, Spain. (March 1, 1999)

"Momentum of Knowledge Management," "Creating a Knowledge Innovation Strategy," The Knowledge Value Proposition," and "Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy." 4 workshops as part of the Post-doctoral Program on Knowledge Management, Tilburg University, The Netherlands. (February 5-6, 1999)

"Tour de Knowledge Monde," Banquet Presentation for the Second International Congress on Knowledge and Innovation, sponsored by McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada (January 20, 1999).

"Knowledge Research Agenda: Foundation for the Next Millennium," Knowledge Leadership Conference sponsored by The Banff Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (November 24-26, 1998).

"Knowledge Innovation: Management Strategy for the Next Millennium," Practicum in conjunction with EML Conseil, Montpellier, France (September 29, 1998).

"Creating a Knowledge Innovation Strategy: From Process to Practice," Practicum for Solvay, Brussels, Belgium (September 22, 1998).

"Entrepreneurial Innovation in a Knowledge Economy," Presentation for the Second Industrial Engineering Congress sponsored by Catholic University, Lima, Peru (July 13, 1998).

"Seizing the Innovation Leadership: Quality Comes of Age," Keynote address for Executive Day sponsored by the Master of Quality Program of the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (May 29, 1998).

"Building the 5th Generation City: The Catalyst Role of Government," sponsored by the Beijing government, Beijing, China (May 18, 1998).

"The Knowledge Value Proposition: State-of-the-Art, State-of-the-Practice, and State-of-the-Future," Keynote Address, sponsored by the Institute for International Research, Helsinki, Finland (May 12, 1998).

"Creating a Knowledge Innovation® Strategy," Practicum sponsored by the Ottawa Council for Research and Innovation, Ottawa, Ontario (April 14, 1998).

"Dialogue With Customers: Secret to Innovation Strategy." Major address for conference ‘Increasing Customer Loyalty through Knowledge Management,’ sponsored by World Trade Conferences, London, England (March 10, 1998).

"Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy: State-of-the-Art, State-of-the-Practice and State-of-the-Future," Presentation sponsored by CPROST, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia (March 8-9, 1998).

"Seizing the Innovation Leadership," Workshop sponsored by the International Productivity and Quality Center, London, England (February 18, 1998).

"Transnational R&D: Capitalizing on the 'World Trade of Ideas,' Keynote address for the conference - "Managing the Virtual Laboratory" sponsored by the International Productivity and Quality Center, London, England (February 16, 1998).

"The Knowledge Value Proposition: State-of-the-Art, State-of-the-Practice, and State-of-the-Future," Plenary Address for the Second International Conference on Knowledge and Innovation, sponsored by McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (January 21, 1998).

"Implementing a Knowledge InnovationTM Strategy," Practicum sponsored by the Kaieteur Institute, Toronto, Ontario (January 20, 1998).

 “The Knowledge Renaissance” - Invited global specialist for the European Union Knowledge Economy analysis, funded by the EU and facilitated by CIBIT in Utrecht, The Netherlands (Fall, 1997).

"From Process to Practice: Strategies for Knowledge Innovation" Presentation for Knowledge Management 97, sponsored by Business Intelligence, London, England (December 2-3, 1997).

"Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy: The Worldwide Implications," Presentation at the XX Systems Engineering Conference, Santiago, Chile (June 10, 1997).

"Monet View of Management: The Ken Awakening," International book launch in Claude Monet's garden, Giverny, France (April 23, 1997).

"Creating a Knowledge Innovation Strategy," Presentation to British Petroleum, London, England (February 14, 1997).

"Knowledge Management in the Oil & Gas Industry," Chairman of a conference sponsored by FirstConferences, London, England (February 12-13,1997).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice: The Ken Awakening," Presentation for the 18th Annual National Business Conference sponsored by McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (January 22, 1997).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice," Presentation at 'Knowledge Management 96' sponsored by Business Intelligence, London, England (December 4, 1996).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice," Presentation to the Nordic Management of Technology Programme, Boston, Massachusetts (November 15, 1996)

"The Ken of Innovation Management: Bridging Theory and Practice," Innovation Assessment Workshop for Skandia, Stockholm, Sweden (August 13, 1996).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice," Presentation to the Center for Knowledge Systems and research directors of ITESM, Monterrey Campus, Mexico (June 14, 1996).

"Innovating for Collaborative Prosperity", Presentation to the Nordic Management of Technology Programme, Maynard, Massachusetts (November 9, 1994).

"Management of a National Telecommunications Highway', Special NASK Conference sponsored by IRIS, Warsaw, Poland (October, 1994).

"Collaborative Advantage: The Dynamic Strategy for the Future", Presentation to a delegation from SSTC, The People's Republic of China, Boston, Massachusetts (September 23, 1994).

"The Premier Strategy: Innovating With Your Customer", Presentation to the Nordic Management of Technology Programme, Maynard, Massachusetts (November 10, 1993).

"The Learning Enterprise: Optimizing the Information Network", Plenary Address for the Second Global Services Conference, Management Center Europe, London, England. (March 3, 1993)

"Modern Research Management: From Technology Transfer to Transformation", United States - Poland Technology Commercialization Conference and Workshops; Warsaw, Poland, (November, 17, 1992) and Krakow, Poland, (November 18, 1992).

"The Role of Research & Development in Creating a Knowledge System", Annual Meeting, Industrial Research Institute (IRI); Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, (October 19, 1992)

"Networked Knowledge Flow: The New Operational Focus for Information Transfer", 3rd Annual International Symposium on the Management of Technology, Grenoble, France, (October 13, 1992).

"Harnessing Knowledge Trough Socio-Technological Fusion", Conference on Strategic Renaissance: The Transformation of Economic Enterprise, Strategic Management Society (SMS), London, England, (co-authored with David Skyrme), (October 16, 1992).

"Creating a Global Innovation Management System", Grand Colloque De Perspective, National Economy Development Conference sponsored by the Ministry of Research, Lyon, France, (June 18, 1991).

"New Models for the Global Enterprise: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Copenhagen, Denmark, (December 19, 1990).

"Progressive Transfer Policies: Advancing the Frontiers of Technology", Keynote address for the Second International Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, Birmingham, England, (September 2, 1987)

 

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