Innovation event set for April 18

2013-04-05T10:00:00Z 2013-04-08T18:29:03Z Innovation event set for April 18By Times Staff nwitimes.com
April 05, 2013 10:00 am  • 

HOBART | The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, as part of Ivy Tech Northwest's Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, will host an evening of out-of-the-box thinking April 18.

The presentation, called Idea Ingine Ivent 2013, will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Avalon Manor. Seating is limited and reservations must be made by April 12.

The panel discussion will include local business leaders from various industries, including health care, agriculture, food service and steel.

Speakers will emphasize the process of generating original ideas, the challenges of implementing new ideas and how knowledge is essential to making connections that often lead to fresh ideas.

Innovators expected to attend include Eric Diamond, of Green Farms Agronomics and Mycology; Denise Dillard, of Methodist Hospitals; Raymundo Garcia, of El Taco Real; Stewart McMillian, of Task Force Tips; Alex Olympidis, of Family Express; and Blake Zuidema, of ArcelorMittal.

Appetizers are courtesy of event sponsors Ivy Tech Northwest, NIPSCO and The Times Media Co.

RSVP by emailing obutchee@ivytech.edu. For questions, call John Davies at the Society of Innovators at (219) 981-1111, Ext. 2292.

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