Overview of This Year's Virtual Summit
Join global professional leaders in suggestion systems programs who assist organizations in idea management. Through these virtual sessions, participants will share their innovative methods and best practices of employee involvement and suggestion system programs. Two days of sessions will provide opportunities to learn from these global leaders. The third day we honor organizations and individuals for their achievements during the past year through awards presentations. The tentative program is:
Pre-Summit Workshops (September 22)
· Certified Administrator of Suggestion Systems
· Basic Concepts of a Suggestion System Process
Day 1 Sessions (September 23)
· Anatomy of an Idea
· Continuous Improvement
Day 2 Sessions (September 24)
· IA Business Meeting
· Suggestion System Technology
Day 3 (September 25)
· Workshop Recognitions
· Benchmarking Awards
· Nomination Awards
. Idea of the Year Awards
Learn the many ways to harness the power of employee driven innovation!
Attend a Pre-Summit workshop: Certified Administrator of Suggestion Systems or the Basic Concepts of an Employee Suggestion Plan.
Learn from experts how innovation always wins!
Attend exciting and informative virtual sessions that will ignite and motivate you.
Witness the power of winning ideas!
IA will recognize the best of the best ideas and innovation of U.S. and international individuals, teams, and organizations on the third day of the Virtual Summit.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2020 Summit.
NOTE: Specifics on this year's virtual training summit follow.
Jessica June Children’s Cancer Foundation is a Children’s Cancer Charity, Fund, and Foundation based in South Florida with children assisted in Miami, Broward County including Ft. Lauderdale.
Note: Click on the Foundation's image to learn more about how they assist children and their families!
Working with the IA Standards, attendees identified Best in Class suggestion systems and World Class employee involvement.
Using Legos and other available items, participants designed and developed a business product and enhanced teamwork to apply throughout the Summit.
Jose Flores shared his winning ideas for establishing and maintaining an indispensable attitude to enhance organizational success.
Blake Leaphart and Paula Croom of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions shared how they track cost savings used to sustain their program.
The Panelists, L to R: Mark Conti (ASAMA Coldwater Manufacturing),Khalid AlZarooni (Dubai Customs), Veronica Taylor (BMW Spartanburg), Joe Legge (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions), Saleh Janeeh (DEWA), and Larry Truax (Grote Industries)
answered audience questions
Each year, attendees provide donations to a local charity. This year, the Jessica June Children's Cancer Foundation was the recipient of IA member support.
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Savannah River Site
Harvest Table Buffet