Vonnegut, de Geus Headline Thinking Conference

Jan. 13, 2005
Authors Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Arie de Geus will be two of the keynote speakers at the Innovative Thinking Conference. The event will be held Feb. 8-9 at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts in Arizona. Vonnegut Jr., author of such titles as Breakfast of ...

Authors Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Arie de Geus will be two of the keynote speakers at the Innovative Thinking Conference. The event will be held Feb. 8-9 at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts in Arizona. Vonnegut Jr., author of such titles as Breakfast of Champions and Slaughterhouse Five, will speak on "How to Get a Job Like Mine." Arie de Geus, author of The Living Company, will offer his perspective on how long-lived companies continuously innovate and adapt in an ever-changing world. His presentation will be titled, "Thriving on Change: A Blueprint for the Living Company." Also speaking will be Donna Shirley, program manager of the Mars Pathfinder mission; Clyde Fessler, Harley-Davidson's vice president of business development; and Jim Taylor, a futurist and former senior vice president at Gateway 2000. Five one-day workshops will be held before and after the conference.

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