The rapid pace of change is only the beginning. Transformation means innovation on all fronts of your business.What You’ll Learn:
Topics the 2013 VM Leadership Summit will explore:
Tapping CreativityWhat are the world’s leading imaginists working on to change society, commerce and invention? How will radical new collaborations between doctors, patients and digital visionaries catalyze a powershift in health care? How do companies work to capture and drive real innovation and creativity within their own businesses.Find out how executives are fostering a culture of innovation in their organizations to generate new ideas and meet new competitive challenges
SPEAKER: Frank Moss, Director of New Media Medicine group at MIT Media LabSPEAKER: Bruce Nussbaum, Professor, Parsons School of Design
EYE2 (Eye Squared - Vision Technology to the Next Power)Just on the horizon, and very close to ‘real,’ new concepts are on the digital drawing board that promise to turn eyewear and eyecare products and services upside down. From wearable electronics to biometrics, 3D vision to new methods of refraction, nothing will be quite the same. Learn how non-traditional vision entrepreneurs are redefining the vision care paradigm.
SPEAKER: Ami Dror, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, XPandSPEAKER: Kevin Rankin, CEO, eSight Corp.SPEAKER: Keith P. Thompson, MD, CEO, Digital Vision SystemsSPEAKER: Kip Fyfe, CEO, 4iiii Innovations Inc.
The New Healthcare InfluencersPrivate practices, medical groups, insurers and health care systems are repositioning and restructuring to get a handle on costs, profits, and care in an era of aging baby boomers and a diverse patient base. What does this transformation mean for eyecare providers and delivery? How could it impact eyewear products and vision care services? What are the trends driving their approach? How does an ‘empowered patient’ factor into this new landscape?
SPEAKER: Annemarie Hagan, President and General Manager, Specialty, WellPointSPEAKER: David Golden, OD, co-founder, Professional Eyecare Resource Group Co-op (PERC) and founder, Eye Home Network
OMNI-Channel Marketing on the Rise“OMNI-Channel” is the new watchword in fast-moving businesses. Branding, content marketing and commerce – for retailers, healthcare companies, suppliers and brands — is taking on new meaning. Traditional channel ‘boundaries’ between brick & mortar and online are disappearing and mobile is transforming the concept further. How are consumer behaviors/attitudes changing? What are the implications for eyewear?
SPEAKER: Martin Bispels, Vice President Business Development, QVCSPEAKER: Jay Engelmayer, Vice President, Marketing & Business Development, GlassesUSA.comSPEAKER: Francis Jean, OD, President and CEO, IRIS The Visual Group
Imagination and Creativity
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Robert Safian, Editor & Managing Director, Fast Company
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The Times Center242 West 41st Street(between 7th & 8th Avenues)New York, New York 10036