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Innovation in Operations: Future or Fad?

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Post it Notes, iPods, Google Maps and Uber are all examples of innovation we can easily point to in the world around us. But what about when you work for a more traditional company? Is there really space for innovation in a large corporate? Is it expected and valued? What does innovation look like in your world today?

Join NAWO and special guest, Jane Thomson from McKinsey & Company, as we explore the experiences of some of the country’s leading innovators. Together, we will:

  • detail what innovation trends are already happening in operations environments
  • outline what practises are being borrowed from start-ups to generate new ideas in manufacturing, and
  • help to unlock what innovation can look like on the front line.

Keynote speakers:   Jane Thomson Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Lauren Stafford, Principal Intellectual Property, BHP

Learning theme:    Commercial Acumen

Date:     Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Time:    3:00 – 5:00 pm 

Host:     BHP

Venue:  BHP, Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

RSVP:    18 August, 2017

Cost:   Free       Gold/Silver members

$35.00 +gst     NAWO Bronze/Individual members

$55.00 +gst    Non members



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