Microsoft, IBM & Helix's Innovation HIVE
September 16, 2009

Limited Seating – Turn your Ideas into Action on Oct. 15


Do you need new approaches to innovate at work?

Microsoft, IBM & Helix's Innovation HIVE are hosting a unique unconference event to help you drive innovation every day.

Innovation: Ideas to Action is designed with a distinctive unconference structure, leveraging new collaborative techniques to kick-start innovation right where it is needed: with the professionals responsible for increasing Canadian businesses’ innovation capacity.

This event will take place on October 15, 2009 from 7:00am to 5:00pm in downtown Toronto. Reception starts at 5:00pm. Limited seating is available, so reserve today.

Innovation Experts and Thought Leaders include:
  • Dr. Cindy Gordon, CEO, Helix Commerce
  • Dan Rasmus, Director of Business Insights, Microsoft
  • Rex Lee, Director of eCollaboration, Research in Motion (RIM)
  • Bill Hutchison, Chair, i-Waterfront Advisory Council
  • Garry Woods, President & COO, worldlynx
  • Dan Latendre, CEO, IGLOO Software
  • Ginny Dybenko, Dean, Wilfred Laurier Business School
  • Greg Kowal, CIO, Virgin Mobile
  • Ted Maulucci, CIO, Tridel
  • Avi Pollack, Head of Applied Innovation, RBC
  • Dave Cox, Retired CIO Motorola, Bell Canada
  • Anne Sado, President, George Brown College; Former SVP Bell Canada
  • Susan Doniz, Director IT and Global Business Services Canada, P&G

Topics include:
  • Innovation Imperative: Developing Global Skills for Business Advantage
  • What does it take to be Innovative?: CIOs Leadership Imperative
  • Listening to the Future: What does the Future hold?
  • Virtual Worlds: What are the new ways of working?
  • The Innovator's Hive: How do we increase innovation success?

Participants will::
  • Explore real-world innovation issues with leading industry change agents
  • Network and collaborate with executives experienced in innovation
  • Receive the HIVE’s new "Innovation Playbook" with best practices
  • Gain access to Helix’s new Virtual World Innovation Community (

Event Details:
  • Date: October 15, 2009
  • Registration + Breakfast: 7:00am to 8:00am
  • Event start: 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Reception: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: School of Design, George Brown College
  • Address: 230 Richmond Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

To Purchase Tickets and For More Information:

The Helix team and I are looking forward to your active collaboration at our new HIVE event.

Dr. Cindy Gordon. CEO, Helix Commerce International Inc.
Phone: +1-647-477-6254

Invitation Card & RSVP: