RIC Centre hosts Innovate or DIE! August 18, 2011 RICCentre How do you increase your profitability? Raise your productivity? Ramp up workplace engagement? What differentiates success from survival in the business world? Successful innovation! RIC Centre invites you to a can’t-miss evening to introduce principles that demystify some of the conditions and processes that produce cutting-edge innovation. Keynote speaker Andrew Maxwell will share insights into the top ten reasons why companies fail to innovate successfully and how to cultivate an atmosphere that fosters innovation at all levels of an organization, regardless of its size or stage of business. Andrew is a lecturer at University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo. He founded U of T’s technology incubator, the Canadian Innovation Centre, and serves as its Chief Innovation Officer. He’s currently completing a Ph.D. in the Management of Technology at University of Waterloo. The session will give you the chance to ask questions on the topic, get more details around U of T School of Continuing Studies Certificate in Business Innovation and network with previous participants of the courses to gauge if the program could be a good fit for you! Click here for more details on Foundations of Business Innovation. Click here for Andrew’s bio. Registeration is FREE: Please send RSVP to Jasmeet Duggal at firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Thursday September 8th, 2011 Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, South Building, Council Chambers Rm 3130 3359 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6 Map: Map to venue here.