Past Technically Speaking Presentations | Technological Leadership Institute

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    Business as Unusual: Teaming to Innovate Versus Execute

    October 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

    As corporate cultures increasingly optimize for execution, how can we become more "ambidextrous" leaders who not only execute to deliver the quarter but also innovate to create the future? TLI's Gemini Chair and Minnovation Collective's co-founder Santiago Vallejo will lead a free interactive workshop on the key challenges and best practices in leading high-performance innovation teams. They will tap the wisdom of the crowd through idea networking — sharing ideas from participants' collective experience for putting five key success factors into practice.
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    Securing the Internet of Things: Cyber-Physical Systems

    June 7, 2017 - 5:15pm

    A panel of three cybersecurity experts -- representing medical, energy, commercial and consumer connected devices -- will discuss the current state of risks and some paths to a more secure future for IoT, as well as the many things potentially impacted by this technology.
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    Six Technology Trends Poised to Change Our Lives: A View from Silicon Valley

    March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

    Serial entrepreneur Naeem Zafar will outline some of the hottest technologies capturing investors’ attention in Silicon Valley and that are likely to have profound impact on our lives. The talk will provide an insider’s view on the implications and engage in a dialogue with the audience.
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    Complex Systems Science Applied to Health Care

    February 2, 2017 - 5:30pm

    Chair of Surgery at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville Dr. Bruce Ramshaw will discuss how complex systems science — a platform first discovered more than 100 years ago by physicists and which ultimately led to quantum mechanics — relates to the discipline of health care. Dr. Ramshaw and his team have been working to implement value-based clinical quality improvement (CQI) and non-linear analytics by focusing on hernia disease in order to ultimately decrease patient costs and improve the quality and experience of patient care. This talk will describe these principles and tools of complex systems science and illustrate examples of the benefits to our health care system when these tools are applied to real-world patient care.
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    Technological Leadership Institute Hosts the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

    August 23, 2016 - 9:00am

    The University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute was proud to host the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The meeting, which was open to the public was held on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at TCF Bank Stadium - DQ room on the University of Minnesota east bank campus.
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    Innovating Innovation - Best Practices for Improving Your Return on Innovation

    April 20, 2016 - 5:30pm

    How do you maximize your investment in innovation? Moderated by TLI Gemini Chair, Kirk Froggatt, three accomplished Twin Cities business leaders introduced a best practice they deploy to enhance their own return on innovation. Through short presentations, group discussions and networking, attendees had a chance to learn from others and share their own innovation best practices.
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    Does Competition Promote Planet-Saving Innovation?

    March 15, 2016 - 5:30pm

    Using a series of case studies from his recent book, "Innovations in Sustainability: Food and Fuel," Dr. Alfred Marcus will examine the progress, obstacles, competition and evolution of sustainable innovations in such companies as Tesla, General Motors, Toyota, General Mills, Kellogg, Whole Foods and Walmart, reflecting on lessons learned and shedding light on the challenges that lie ahead.
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    Leadership, Empathy and Security Preparedness

    February 17, 2016 - 5:30pm

    During his service as Deputy Administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Richard Serino helped lead department response for more than 60 national disasters, including Super Storm Sandy. In this interactive seminar, Serino shared insights gained from his more than 40 years of public service in emergency management and disaster response. He explained how he led FEMA to adopt a “whole community” approach to better focus on the needs of survivors of natural and human-caused disasters.