Where: Atlantic City, New Jersey
Location: Ceasars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 US
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Theme: "TRIZ in Education, Industry and Business"
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Call for papers is now open. Abstracts need to be submitted before 30 June 2017. If you still have an Abstract that you wish to submit for TRIZCON2017 but missed the deadline, you may submit it pending review and acceptance as per Author Guidelines.
Call for Papers is open. We are looking for papers and case studies relative to innovation in all areas by using TRIZ. Areas of interest include but not limited to:
- Engineering -- Mechanical, Chemical, Aerospace, etc.
- Education -- STEM, University, worker training programs, etc.
- Medical Applications -- Research, product development, process improvements, etc.
- Other applications.
Abstracts are coming in for TRIZCON2017. We have extended the Call for Abstracts until 30 June. We will post accepted Abstracts to the website upon review by the Papers Committee. Get your Abstracts in to Mansour Ashtiani, Isak Bukhman and Altshuller Institute as soon as possible. Final Papers are due for review by 30 July. Final Revised Papers will be due NLT 15 August 2017.
Keynotes: There will be 3 keynotes for this event:
TRIZ Masters: We have 9+ TRIZ Masters who are planning to attend and will provide their expert experience in driving innovation forward. Also, there will be a panel and roundtable discussions along with 25+ papers and case studies. You do not want to miss exciting TRIZCON event in one of the most entertaining and family friendly cities in the USA.
Dr. Alla Selyutsky-Nesterenko will be joining her father. Alla is a leading teacher/expert of creativity and innovation for children.
Jack Hipple will provide a special TRIZ Introductory training for new people looking at TRIZ for the first time.
Conference Fees: We have set the fee for the 3-Day TRIZCON2017 at $1000 USD. There will be special pricing for 1-day and 2-day attendees.We have early registration specials. Go here to REGISTER.
2 Pre-conference Workshops
30 September - 2 October 2017
The first Workshop offered is a 3-Day TRIZ Introductory Workshop with Associate Certification exam. The instructor will be Victor Fey, TRIZ Master and AI Certification Director. The Associate Workshop is for those individuals looking to learn the basics of TRIZ and develop a working knowledge of how to use TRIZ in the world. Participants should read some TRIZ materials and be ready for a rigorous workshop to get them ready to take the AI Associates exam. This workshop includes training, handouts, AI certification exam and a one year membership in AI. Dates for this Workshop-30 September - 2 October.The fee for this workshop is $1800 USD. Registration will open soon.
Special combined offer: Purchase this Training Workshop and TRIZCON2017 registration for $2400 for all 6 days.
28 September - 2 October 2017
The 2nd Workshop will be a 5-Day Advanced TRIZ Workshop for people wishing to achieve AI TRIZ Practitioner certification. The instructor will be Isak Bukhman, TRIZ Master and President of AI. During the 40 hours of training, you will build upon your initial skills developed during your Associate training.
AI TRIZ Practitioner is able to analyze systems, define problems and create advanced concepts for solutions. Topics of Curriculum for AI TRIZ Practitioner Workshop will include:
- TRIZ overview, main ideas
- Quick move through main topics of AI TRIZ Associate workshop:
- Laws of system evolution
- System and physical contradictions
- Substance-field-time-space resources determination and using for problem solving
- Value Methodology, and system functional analysis, basics
- Root-Cause Analysis
- Scientific Effects and Phenomena application for problem solving
- Technology for Innovation, overview
- Hybrid/Alternative system design
- Substance-Field Modeling and Analysis
- System of Standard Solutions: 5 Classes
- System Functional Modeling/Analysis, Trimming Method - Design Simplification Strategy
- Substance-field-time-space resources determination and using for problem solving, practice
- ARIZ-85C Parts: 1-4 case studies and practice
- Concept evaluation and selection, hybrid concept design, concept scenario
- TRIZ mini-projects, practice
The dates for this workshop: 28 September - 2 October. For more information about this Workshop go to: Practitioner The fee for this workshop is $4000 USD. Registration will open soon.
Special combined offer: Purchase this Training Workshop and TRIZCON2017 registration for $4600 for all 8 days.
Early Bird Specials are available. Registration is open.
Preliminary Agenda - More to follow - subject to change
TRIZCON2017 will be held at the Caesars Atlantic City, New Jersey. This internationally renown entertainment resort has everything for everybody. AI has blocked rooms at a discounted rate for our event. I strongly suggest that you make your reservations now and not miss out on the low conference rates of $99 per night plus taxes and fees.
Reservations: In order to make you reservations click -- Caesars. If you are not going to attend the Conference, you have 72 hours before your reservation date to cancel your reservation without charges. Group cut-off date: AI's discounted rate will expire on 15 September 2017. We have a limited number of rooms blocked at this low rate. Make your reservations NOW!
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Altshuller Institute for TRIZ Studies
Altshuller Institute Awards Nomination Request
To Be Announced
Instructions for Award Nominations
a. Please review the descriptions of awards below and select the one for which your candidate is the strongest. The judges have the option to place the nominee in a different category based on the submission. The judges may also not make all awards each year based on the number of candidates for that year.
b. This information will be kept confidential and only used by the Awards Committee and Board of the Altshuller Institute. Any other release will require your permission.
c. If required, we will send by e-mail a Nominee Reference Material Form for additional material. As a minimum, we ask you to attach a CV and to support the candidate for the award selected. Please provide as much information as possible to improve the chance for selection.
Please email me the CV or if you have any other questions.
Don Coates, Ph.D., P.E.
Altshuller Institute Awards Chairman
TRIZ Hall of Fame
This is the highest award given by the Altshuller Institute and enters the awardee into the TRIZ Hall of Fame. It is an award that recognizes a sustained high level of contribution to the practice and advancement of TRIZ principles and a significant advancement of the TRIZ methodology and technical leadership. Anyone in the world in the world is eligible for this award. The Awards Committee may designate, not more often than once each year a nominee not previously so designated. This award honors Genrich Altshuller the founder of TRIZ, The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, and the Altshuller Institute.
Education Excellence Award
The Education Excellence Award is presented to the individual who has been deemed by the Awards Committee to have demonstrated outstanding leadership specifically in the practice of teaching TRIZ, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept. This includes influencing other organizations to adopt educational programs related to TRIZ for example high schools grade schools and colleges. This individual has also been active in the development and presentation of meritorious educational TRIZ programs and literature.
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award represents the highest distinction that can be accorded by the Altshuller Institute for service to the Altshuller Institute and the missions for which it stands. The medal honors the lifetime contribution of any person who has been recognized as a long-term enabler, catalyst or prime mover for the Altshuller Institute. It is also granted only to those people who have clearly driven progress by promulgation of the Altshuller Institutes principles, methods, or science for the good of the society-at-large and who have exemplary, sustained service on behalf of AI that has benefited the whole of society such as social and ecological issues.
Best Practice Award
This award is presented to the company that has demonstrated the most outstanding leadership and significant results in the application of modern TRIZ methods. This includes organization and administration of such work. Usually this award goes out to an organization that uses TRIZ in an exceptional manner on a specific project or improvement opportunity. They need to submit a write up explaining how they use TRIZ principles on the specific product or improvement opportunity. Usually a number of companies will submit applications for this award.