Speakers

MEET THE VISONARIES THAT WILL INSPIRE AND IGNITE CHANGE

Era of Transition, Reset Your Mental Software
Tony Bosma, Futurist, Trendwatcher at ORDINA, Founder EXTEND LIMITS
Asia: Freedom and Fantasy
Oliver Cartwright, Founding Partner, THE FOUNTAIN GROUP
Brazil's Changing Role in Global Trends
Fabio Cury, General Manager, NOMADS
Digital, Accessible, Hacked. How International Makerspaces are Powering Grassroots Design
Bilal Ghalib, Maker Advocate, AUTODESK
DISRUPTION - How to: Hunt, Capture & Exploit Trends and Chaos
Jeremy Gutsche, CEO & Chief Trend Hunter, TRENDHUNTER.COM
Dissolving the Boundaries Between Off and Online, and the Landscape of Creativity that Emerges
Chris Kreinczes, Managing Director, SPRINGWISE
Youth Trends
Tom Palmaerts, Trendwatcher, Partner at TRENDWOLVES
"Heat is Evil" Cold Pressed Green Juice
Jimmy Rosenberg, Chief Juice Officer and Founder, EVOLUTION FRESH
Using Mobile Augmented Reality to Bring Brands to Life
Vivian Rosenthal, CEO and Founder, SNAPS!
Have the Rules for Brand Building Changed?
Professor Byron Sharp, Director of world famous EHRENBERG-BASS INSTITUTE and Author of HOW BRANDS GROW
Green Food Nation: Harvesting Sunshine to Eliminate Hunger
Collin Styring, Founder & President, GREEN FOOD NATION
The Upcoming Revolution of the Data Slaves
Peter Vander Auwera, Co-Founder, INNOTRIBE, the Innovation Initiative of SWIFT
The Root of Trends
Steven Van Der Kruit, Visionary & International
Trends Expert, FIRMENICH FLAVORS
How to Make the Selfish Permissible: The Future of Luxury
Richard Wise, Global Brand Anthropologist
and Futurist, consultant for the WPP NETWORK
Meet the Conference Chair & Content Advisor
Jaspar Roos, Chief Inspiration Officer, Dialogues Incubator - The Open Innovation & Corporate
Venturing Lab of ABN AMRO and FUTUREIDEAS.EU

LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS WILL CONTEXTUALIZE VISIONARY INFORMATION AND SHOW YOU HOW TO IMPLEMENT IT INTO YOUR ORGANIZATION

  • The Zero Creativity
    Vikram Aditya Swaminadhan, Innovation & Idea Specialist, CEO, CREATHINK
  • Connecting Water to Inland Commerce: FreightTransportation Infrastructure in an Urban Environment
    David Alba Co-Founder GRID LOGISTICS INC.
    Dr. Alireza Kabirian, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE
  • Driving Trends into Action
    Brenda Armstead, Vice President, Global Strategic Insights,Global Baby and Beauty Franchises, JOHNSON & JOHNSON
  • ‘Mom of Today’ Insights Guide Marketing InitiativesAcross General Mills
    Carol Bagnoli, Consumer Strategist, Corporate Strategy & Pam Kermisch, Director of Integrated Marketing, GENERAL MILLS
  • Innovation 3.8: Building Solutions Based on 3.8 Billion Years of R&D
    Lina Constantinovici, CEO, STARTUPNECTAR
  • 3D Printing: From Waste to Customized
    Distributed Manufacturing Empowerment
    Lina Constantinovici, CEO, STARTUPNECTAR
  • How Starwood Hotels & Resorts Used Global TravelTrends to Create Award Winning Mobile Experiences
    Stephen Gates, Vice President and Creative Director, Global Brand Design, STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE
  • Popup Hackerspace
    Bilal Ghalib, Maker Advocate, AUTODESK
  • The Future of Winning in the War for Talent
    Kevin Gilboe, Head of Global Design, 3M
  • It's Personal: Using Trends to Define Unique Insights for Emerging Markets
    Jennifer Gomez, Worldwide Director, Strategic Innovation & Growth Initiatives, COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO.
  • Baby (Food) Boom by Design: How a Mission-driven Company Brought Purpose, Profit (and Style) to aDormant Category
    Neil Grimmer, Co-founder & President, PLUM ORGANICS
  • Diversity and Inclusion - The Global Game Change in the 21st Century
    Effenus Henderson, Chief Diversity Officer, WEYERHAEUSER
  • Driving Independence, Mobility for an Aging Global Market
    Richard Holman, Leader Global Trends Network, General Motors
  • The Future of Leadership and Followership
    Kimberly Jaussi, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior & Leadership School of Management, BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY
  • Visionary Thinking. Global Research. Tactical Tools. Marketing Materials.
    Stephen Webster, Global Design Director, Mary K
  • Wonder: Women, the Future, and Your Organization
    Kimberly Jaussi, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior & Leadership School of Management, BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY
  • Turning Complexity into Great Stories
    Camille Kubie Founder, CEO, ESTUARY
  • BEING A TREND HUNTER - The Secrets to Spotting Clusters of Overlooked Opportunity
    Shelby Lee Walsh, President, TRENDHUNTER.COM
  • Back to the Future: Building Customer Loyalty in the Digital Age
    Chris Malone, Founder and Managing Partner, FIDELUM PARTNERS
  • The Future of Innovation Partnerships
    Gail Martino, Ph.D., Manager, Open Innovation Group, UNILEVER
  • Join the Right Brain Acting and Creativity Revolution
    Anthony Meindl, Award-winning Writer, Director, Producer, and Artistic Director of ANTHONY MEINDL’S ACTOR WORKSHOP
  • Activation! Building a Bridge from Trends to Actions, to Identify Opportunities and Drive Growth
    Katie Mogal, Consumer Insights, LOGITECH
  • How Incentive Prizes & Competitions can Drive Future Trends and Technologies
    Joshua Neubert, Co-Founder & CEO, INSTITUTE OF COMPETITION SCIENCES
  • Making New Connections: Graffiti Art & Brands
    Man One & Scott Power, CREWEST STUDIO
  • Experience Live Art in the Making
    Man One, CREWEST STUDIO
  • Leveraging the Power of Science Fiction
    Prototyping to Boldly Go...
    Ari Popper, CEO SCIFUTURES, Managing Partner A2O TECHNOLOGIES
  • Jugaad Innovation: The Art of Corporate Tinkering Navi Radjou, Co-Author of best-selling JUGAAD INNOVATION
  • FROM HEIDELBERG TO HADOOP: The Transformation of Professional Learning in the 21st Century Dale Rebhorn, VP, Client Success and Implementation, IBM SOFTWARE GROUP
  • Virtual Reality Goes to War: Clinical Applications for the Prevention, Assessment & Treatment of PTSD
    Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D. Associate Director, Institute for Creative Technologies, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
  • Urban Mobility - Intelligent & Connected
    Wolfgang Gruel, Business Innovator, Mobility Services, Daimler
  • The Past and Future of Media
    Seth Shapiro, CEO, VILLAGE GREEN NETWORK
  • Bio-Dynamics in Lighting and Human Health
    Milena Simeonova, RA, IES, LC, Lighting Program Coordinator, Pacific Energy Center, PG&E, UTILITY
  • Scenario Planning: Translating Foresight into Action
    Jonathan Star, a Specialist Leader at MONITORDELOITTE
  • Young Millennials will Keep Calm and Carry On
    Jana Steadman, Senior Director, Ad Sales Research, VIACOM MEDIA NETWORKS
  • Starting an Innovation Center
    Kara Sterner, Senior Manager, Innovation, SONY ELECTRONICS
  • In-House Trends Teams
    Ariane Van de Ven, Global Trends Expert, TELEFONICA DIGITAL SPAIN
  • Trenz®Walk: The Arts District (limited to 30 people)
    Steven Van Der Kruit, Visionary & International Trends Expert, FIRMENICH & Mikel Cirkus, Global Director, Conceptual Design / Flavors, FIRMENICH
  • Culture Safari: Melrose District (limited to 30 people)
    Steven Van Der Kruit, Visionary & International Trends Expert, FIRMENICH & Mikel Cirkus, Global Director, Conceptual Design / Flavors, FIRMENICH
  • Downtown Art Walk & Dinner
    Steven Van Der Kruit, Visionary & International Trends Expert,FIRMENICH,  Mikel Cirkus, Global Director, Conceptual Design/Flavors, FIRMENICH, & Man One, CREWEST STUDIO
  • Marketing is Commerce, Commerce is Marketing
    Ray Velez, Global Chief Technology Officer, RAZORFISH
  • How to Choose the Right Trends for YOUR Business and Create a Trend Library
    Benton Wong, Strategic Trends Geek, Muse & Jennifer Wong, Strategic Trends Whiz, MUSE
  • The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (of Starting a Foresight Function)
    Lina Yang, Director Strategic Foresight,
  • “Win At Dreaming - Identifying Passion Points for Market Share Growth”
    Susan Yashinsky, Innovation Predictor, SPHERE TRENDING
  • "Our Githubs, Our Selves"
    John Zavocki, Senior Software Engineer, DIGITARIA
  • The Importance of Being Unreasonable: The Key for Global Brands to Remain Entrepreneurial
    Daniel Epstein, CEO & Founder, Unreasonable Group