Friday, April 26, 2019

LLAMA Innovation Incubator Call for Presenters

The LLAMA Innovation Incubator is hosting three webinars in the Fall (September-November with exact dates TBD), and we are looking for presenters who can also help us shape each webinar. Each webinar is on a different topic related to innovation, and all will include elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they relate to this work:

1.       Understanding Innovation
    1. Participants will analyze the basic elements of innovative thinking and culture from an individual perspective
    2. Participants will discuss how DEI is an underlying lens to bring different perspectives and voices as part of the innovation process
2.       Influencing organizational culture to embrace innovation
a.       Participants will examine the elements that have to be in place within an organization to enable innovation
b.       Participants will create a model for how to determine their stakeholders and networks of influence
c.       Participants will explore the link between change management and innovation
3.       Assessing innovation
a.       Participants will explore alternative ways to assess innovation success
b.       Participants will develop a framework for storytelling

If you are interested in presenting, please fill out this Google form by Wednesday, May 3rd. Please let us know if you have any questions, and we look forward to hearing from you!

Cinthya Ippoliti (on behalf of the committee)

Cinthya Ippoliti
University Librarian and Director, Auraria Library