FESTIVAL SESSIONS

Monday, September 19, 2022

How to Change the World: Lessons from Iceland, America, Ukraine, and Lebron James
Hosted by SS+K
Featuring Lenny Stern, Cofounder, SS+K; Rob Shepardson, Cofounder, SS+K; Mark Kaminsky, Cofounder and Partner, SS+K; Stevie Archer, Executive Creative Director, SS+K; and Kevin Skobac, Managing Director, Strategy Group

Social GoodFast Track

The Markup Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track

Marriott (The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad) Fast Track

DesignFast Track

Slalom Element Lab212 Fast Track

TechFast Track

Inside Spotify's Audio Ad Center

TechFast Track

Slalom Element Lab212 Fast Track

TechFast Track

Upgrading Humanity in the Digital Age
Hosted by Skylight
Featuring John Mack, Author and Lecturer, Life Calling Initiative; Artist of A Species Between Worlds

DesignFast Track

The Markup Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track

Designing an Icon: The Bob Dylan Center
Olson Kundig x Bob Dylan Center 
Featuring Alan Maskin, Design Principal, Olson Kundig; Benjamin Pearcy, Director, 59 Productions; and Parker Fishel, Independent Archivist and Adviser

 Fast Track

Lessons from the Ball Cup and Its “Make a Statement” Campaign
Hosted by Quigley x Ball Aluminum Cup 
Featuring Jawad Bisbis, Global VP, Marketing and Partnerships, Ball Corp., and Sariah Dorbin, Executive Creative Director, Quigley

Social GoodFast Track

Designing Healthcare to Hear Patients Better—Because It’s Not All in Your Head
Hosted by Parsley Health 
Featuring Robin Berzin, Founder and CEO, Parsley Health; Darcy McConnell, Senior Director of Medical Affairs, Parsley Health Center; and Meghan O'Rourke, New York Times Best-Selling Author

Social GoodFast Track

Fast Lane to Asian American Cuisine: Panda Express 30th Anniversary Dinner & Discussion

 Taste of Innovation
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Building a Regenerative Food System
Hosted by Daily Harvest
Featuring Ricky Silver, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Daily Harvest, and Rebecca Gildiner, Director of Sustainability, Daily Harvest

Social GoodFast Track

Making Sh#t Up: Improvisation and the Art of Making Something Out of Nothing
Featuring Wayne Brady, Producer, Actor, and Musician, Makin’ It Up Productions

CreativityOne-on-One Conversation - Forum

Second Life: How Technology and Social Norms Are Remaking Fashion
Featuring Maxine Bédat, Executive Director, New Standard Institute; Shilla Kim-Parker, Cofounder and CEO, Thrilling; and Amanda Parkes, Chief Innovation Officer, Pangaia

Creativity, Design, TechPanel - Forum

Brookfield Properties Fast Track

DesignFast Track

Unlocking Your Creativity Through Improv
Led by Wayne Brady, Producer, Actor, and Musician, Makin’ It Up Productions

CreativityWorkshop

Innovation and Sustainability In Fashion and Food
Featuring Gabriela Hearst, Founder and Creative Director, Gabriela Hearst; Creative Director, Chloé and Daniel Humm, Chef and Owner, Make It Nice

Social GoodPanel - The Main Stage Presented by Capital One

McKinsey Design Fast Track

DesignFast Track

How to Be an Empathic Boss
Led by David Rock, Cofounder and CEO, NeuroLeadership Institute

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop

Tony Capuano on the Future of Travel
Featuring Anthony Capuano, CEO, Marriott International

 One-on-One Conversation - Forum

NewCo x IAC Fast Track

 Fast Track

Diamond Schmitt x Lincoln Center Fast Track
Featuring Sybil Wa and Gary McCluskie, Principal Architects, Diamond Schmitt

DesignFast Track

Stop Managing and Start Leading: A Guide for Engaging Hybrid Teams
Led by Susan Vroman, Lecturer, Management, Bentley University

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop

Standing Ovation: How a Performance Space Can Inspire
Hosted by Diamond Schmitt x Lincoln Center
Featuring Sybil Wa and Gary McCluskie, Principal Architects, Diamond Schmitt

DesignFast Track

Wieden+Kennedy Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track

Vegan Wonder: Cocktails with Canapés & 4-Course Dinner at Eleven Madison Park

 Taste of Innovation

Opening Event
Presented by Capital One

 Party
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Known x Rock Center Fast Track

 Fast Track

The Painless Way to Network

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop

Prepare for 2023: Strategies for Success in an Era of Uncertainty
Hosted by Sparks & Honey 
Featuring Camilo La Cruz, Chief Strategy Officer, Sparks & Honey

Personal Development and Career, Social GoodFast Track

Brookfield Properties Fast Track

DesignFast Track

How to Refind Your Motivation and Happiness at Work
Led by Art Markman, Vice Provost, Continuing and Professional Education, University of Texas at Austin

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop

Using Virtual Reality in the Fight Against Climate Change: A Social VR Experience
Hosted by Unity 
Featuring Marina Psaros, Global Sustainability Lead, Unity, and Author, The Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis; and Adam May, Producer, Drop in the Ocean

Social GoodFast Track

Inside Spotify's Audio Ad Center

TechFast Track

Reinventing the Rom-Com (and Making Audiences Fall Back in Love with the Big Screen) 
Featuring Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Billy Eichner, Actor, Writer, and Producer, Bros film

 Panel - The Main Stage Presented by Capital One

Best Interviewing Practices from Both Sides of the Table
Led by Amanda Augustine, Career Expert, TopResume

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and InclusionWorkshop

Skylight x A Species Between Worlds Fast Track

DesignFast Track

Known x Rock Center Fast Track

 Fast Track

Mix & Mingle Networking

 Mix and Mingle Happy Hour

How Culture Amp and Squarespace Foster a Culture of Innovation to Build a Durable Competitive Advantage
Hosted by Squarespace x Culture Amp 
Featuring Edweena Stratton, Chief People Officer, Culture Amp, and Mary Good, Chief People Officer, Squarespace

 Fast Track

Moët Hennessy North America Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track

Raising the Bar: Cocktails at Overstory followed by Dinner at SAGA

 Taste of Innovation
Thursday, September 22, 2022

MoMA Design Store as Launchpad
Hosted by MoMA Design Store 
Featuring Emmanuel Plat, Director of Merchandising, MoMA, and Chay Costello, Associate Director of Merchandising, MoMA

DesignFast Track

Why Brands Today Should Act More Like Icons
Hosted by Johannes Leonardo x Kraft
Featuring Anne Field, Head of North American Brand Comms, Oscar Mayer, and Steve Zaroff, Chief Strategy Officer, Johannes Leonardo

Personal Development and Career, Social GoodFast Track

Fashionphile Fast Track

Design, TechFast Track

The Creator Economy With Brittany Broski
Featuring Brittany Broski, Influencer and Comedian

CreativityOne-on-One Conversation - Forum

Uncovering Your Company's Hidden DEI Opportunities
Led by Amber Cabral, Founder and Principal Consultant, Cabral Co

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop

Direct-to-Consumer: The Customer Relationship in 2022 and Beyond
Featuring Benjamin Nazarian, CEO, Therabody; Jason Bornstein, Principal, Forerunner Ventures; Katerina Schneider, CEO, Ritual

Entrepreneurship, TechPanel - Forum

We're Asking the Wrong Questions of Gen Z: Reigniting Brands for the Next Generation
Hosted by Johannes Leonardo x Instagram
Featuring Amanda Goodspeed, VP, Head of Creative X, Meta, and Jeph Burton and Hunter Hampton, Group Creative Directors, Johannes Leonardo

Personal Development and Career, Social GoodFast Track

Using Virtual Reality in the Fight Against Climate Change: A Social VR Experience
Hosted by Unity 
Featuring Marina Psaros, Global Sustainability Lead, Unity, and Author, The Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis; and Adam May, Producer, Drop in the Ocean

Social GoodFast Track

An Exclusive Look Inside NYC's Most Exciting New Arts Center
Hosted by Chelsea Factory
Featuring Donald Borror, Managing Director, Chelsea Factory; Lauren Kiel, Executive Director, Chelsea Factory; and Shilla Kim-Parker, Cofounder and CEO, Thrilling

Social GoodFast Track

Mix & Mingle Networking

 Mix and Mingle Happy Hour

Innovation by Design Celebration
Invitation Only 

DesignPrivate Event

Taste of Innovation Thursday Night

 Taste of Innovation
Monday, September 19, 2022

How to Change the World: Lessons from Iceland, America, Ukraine, and Lebron James
Hosted by SS+K
Featuring Lenny Stern, Cofounder, SS+K; Rob Shepardson, Cofounder, SS+K; Mark Kaminsky, Cofounder and Partner, SS+K; Stevie Archer, Executive Creative Director, SS+K; and Kevin Skobac, Managing Director, Strategy Group

Fast Track

The Markup Fast Track

Fast Track

Marriott (The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad) Fast Track

Fast Track

Slalom Element Lab212 Fast Track

Fast Track

Inside Spotify's Audio Ad Center

Fast Track

Slalom Element Lab212 Fast Track

Fast Track

Upgrading Humanity in the Digital Age
Hosted by Skylight
Featuring John Mack, Author and Lecturer, Life Calling Initiative; Artist of A Species Between Worlds

Fast Track

The Markup Fast Track

Fast Track

Designing an Icon: The Bob Dylan Center
Olson Kundig x Bob Dylan Center 
Featuring Alan Maskin, Design Principal, Olson Kundig; Benjamin Pearcy, Director, 59 Productions; and Parker Fishel, Independent Archivist and Adviser

Fast Track

Lessons from the Ball Cup and Its “Make a Statement” Campaign
Hosted by Quigley x Ball Aluminum Cup 
Featuring Jawad Bisbis, Global VP, Marketing and Partnerships, Ball Corp., and Sariah Dorbin, Executive Creative Director, Quigley

Fast Track

Designing Healthcare to Hear Patients Better—Because It’s Not All in Your Head
Hosted by Parsley Health 
Featuring Robin Berzin, Founder and CEO, Parsley Health; Darcy McConnell, Senior Director of Medical Affairs, Parsley Health Center; and Meghan O'Rourke, New York Times Best-Selling Author

Fast Track

Fast Lane to Asian American Cuisine: Panda Express 30th Anniversary Dinner & Discussion

Taste of Innovation
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Building a Regenerative Food System
Hosted by Daily Harvest
Featuring Ricky Silver, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Daily Harvest, and Rebecca Gildiner, Director of Sustainability, Daily Harvest

Fast Track

Making Sh#t Up: Improvisation and the Art of Making Something Out of Nothing
Featuring Wayne Brady, Producer, Actor, and Musician, Makin’ It Up Productions

One-on-One Conversation - Forum

Second Life: How Technology and Social Norms Are Remaking Fashion
Featuring Maxine Bédat, Executive Director, New Standard Institute; Shilla Kim-Parker, Cofounder and CEO, Thrilling; and Amanda Parkes, Chief Innovation Officer, Pangaia

Panel - Forum

Brookfield Properties Fast Track

Fast Track

Unlocking Your Creativity Through Improv
Led by Wayne Brady, Producer, Actor, and Musician, Makin’ It Up Productions

Workshop

Innovation and Sustainability In Fashion and Food
Featuring Gabriela Hearst, Founder and Creative Director, Gabriela Hearst; Creative Director, Chloé and Daniel Humm, Chef and Owner, Make It Nice

Panel - The Main Stage Presented by Capital One

McKinsey Design Fast Track

Fast Track

How to Be an Empathic Boss
Led by David Rock, Cofounder and CEO, NeuroLeadership Institute

Workshop

Tony Capuano on the Future of Travel
Featuring Anthony Capuano, CEO, Marriott International

One-on-One Conversation - Forum

NewCo x IAC Fast Track

Fast Track

Diamond Schmitt x Lincoln Center Fast Track
Featuring Sybil Wa and Gary McCluskie, Principal Architects, Diamond Schmitt

Fast Track

Stop Managing and Start Leading: A Guide for Engaging Hybrid Teams
Led by Susan Vroman, Lecturer, Management, Bentley University

Workshop

Standing Ovation: How a Performance Space Can Inspire
Hosted by Diamond Schmitt x Lincoln Center
Featuring Sybil Wa and Gary McCluskie, Principal Architects, Diamond Schmitt

Fast Track

Wieden+Kennedy Fast Track

Fast Track

Vegan Wonder: Cocktails with Canapés & 4-Course Dinner at Eleven Madison Park

Taste of Innovation

Opening Event
Presented by Capital One

Party
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Known x Rock Center Fast Track

Fast Track

The Painless Way to Network

Workshop

Prepare for 2023: Strategies for Success in an Era of Uncertainty
Hosted by Sparks & Honey 
Featuring Camilo La Cruz, Chief Strategy Officer, Sparks & Honey

Fast Track

Brookfield Properties Fast Track

Fast Track

How to Refind Your Motivation and Happiness at Work
Led by Art Markman, Vice Provost, Continuing and Professional Education, University of Texas at Austin

Workshop

Using Virtual Reality in the Fight Against Climate Change: A Social VR Experience
Hosted by Unity 
Featuring Marina Psaros, Global Sustainability Lead, Unity, and Author, The Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis; and Adam May, Producer, Drop in the Ocean

Fast Track

Inside Spotify's Audio Ad Center

Fast Track

Reinventing the Rom-Com (and Making Audiences Fall Back in Love with the Big Screen) 
Featuring Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Billy Eichner, Actor, Writer, and Producer, Bros film

Panel - The Main Stage Presented by Capital One

Best Interviewing Practices from Both Sides of the Table
Led by Amanda Augustine, Career Expert, TopResume

Workshop

Skylight x A Species Between Worlds Fast Track

Fast Track

Known x Rock Center Fast Track

Fast Track

Mix & Mingle Networking

Mix and Mingle Happy Hour

How Culture Amp and Squarespace Foster a Culture of Innovation to Build a Durable Competitive Advantage
Hosted by Squarespace x Culture Amp 
Featuring Edweena Stratton, Chief People Officer, Culture Amp, and Mary Good, Chief People Officer, Squarespace

Fast Track

Moët Hennessy North America Fast Track

Fast Track

Raising the Bar: Cocktails at Overstory followed by Dinner at SAGA

Taste of Innovation
Thursday, September 22, 2022

MoMA Design Store as Launchpad
Hosted by MoMA Design Store 
Featuring Emmanuel Plat, Director of Merchandising, MoMA, and Chay Costello, Associate Director of Merchandising, MoMA

Fast Track

Why Brands Today Should Act More Like Icons
Hosted by Johannes Leonardo x Kraft
Featuring Anne Field, Head of North American Brand Comms, Oscar Mayer, and Steve Zaroff, Chief Strategy Officer, Johannes Leonardo

Fast Track

Fashionphile Fast Track

Fast Track

The Creator Economy With Brittany Broski
Featuring Brittany Broski, Influencer and Comedian

One-on-One Conversation - Forum

Uncovering Your Company's Hidden DEI Opportunities
Led by Amber Cabral, Founder and Principal Consultant, Cabral Co

Workshop

Direct-to-Consumer: The Customer Relationship in 2022 and Beyond
Featuring Benjamin Nazarian, CEO, Therabody; Jason Bornstein, Principal, Forerunner Ventures; Katerina Schneider, CEO, Ritual

Panel - Forum

We're Asking the Wrong Questions of Gen Z: Reigniting Brands for the Next Generation
Hosted by Johannes Leonardo x Instagram
Featuring Amanda Goodspeed, VP, Head of Creative X, Meta, and Jeph Burton and Hunter Hampton, Group Creative Directors, Johannes Leonardo

Fast Track

Using Virtual Reality in the Fight Against Climate Change: A Social VR Experience
Hosted by Unity 
Featuring Marina Psaros, Global Sustainability Lead, Unity, and Author, The Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis; and Adam May, Producer, Drop in the Ocean

Fast Track

An Exclusive Look Inside NYC's Most Exciting New Arts Center
Hosted by Chelsea Factory
Featuring Donald Borror, Managing Director, Chelsea Factory; Lauren Kiel, Executive Director, Chelsea Factory; and Shilla Kim-Parker, Cofounder and CEO, Thrilling

Fast Track

Mix & Mingle Networking

Mix and Mingle Happy Hour

Innovation by Design Celebration
Invitation Only 

Private Event

Taste of Innovation Thursday Night

Taste of Innovation

*Tickets for Taste of Innovation are sold separately