Innovation oriented entrepreneurship in all progressive developing economies during the 4th Industrial Revolution

June 13, 2019
2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM

Moderator: Eliezer Manor, Founder and CEO, Shirat Enterprises Israel
Paul Babin, Director, Technology, Innovation and Sustainability (retired) Thyssenkrupp North America
Lee Stogner, Vincula Group
Marc Perron, Editor in Chief & Co-Founder, IEEE Industrial Electronics Technology Transfer News
Susan K. (Kathy) Land, Program Manager, US Department of Defense
John Avery, Director, Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)



The importance of innovative entrepreneurship is accentuated nowadays, being a direct result of the exponentially growing rate of the appearance of advanced and disruptive technologies.
We will be looking at –

  1. The exponential development of technologies and the impact on the industrial sector and national economies
  2. The role played by MNC’s and Large Companies, as well as the trends and their needs, in particular open innovation and intrapreneurship
  3. The role played by hi-tech entrepreneurs in establishing their Hi-Tech Start-Ups (SME’s), with their needs and the related trends of this sector
  4. Novel structures to fit the needs and the trends in innovation:
    1. OIVC – Open Innovation VC funds with built-in exit strategy
    2. OII – Open Innovation Incubation of seed and start-up hi-tech companies
  1. The 4th and the 5th industrial revolutions
    1. Big Data, Deep Learning and AI. The human being and the machine: AI vs. Natural Intelligence – IQ and EQ
    2. Direct man-machine interface and man-man interface for creative thinking and innovation
  1. Future structures of corporates and companies
    1. Business oriented operations
    2. The complementary social oriented operations and the link between the two


Session Category :  Panel