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Innovation Managers Forum hosted by
Sydney Trains

November 8th 2018
Sydney, Australia


HYPE Forum for Innovation Managers

HYPE's Regional Innovation  Forums are designed for practitioners working in the field of innovation management. The Forums are hosted by HYPE clients at locations across the globe, with the aim of bringing together fellow professionals, to share their successes, setbacks, and learnings.

Participation is limited to a maximum of 30 people, to ensure the discussion is focused, and everybody has a chance to collaborate fully. You will come away feeling energized, armed with insights, and with new connections to fellow professionals.


Anne Knipp

Anne Knipp

VP Partner Ecosystem at Hype Innovation


Sarah Mason

Innovation Orchestrator at HERE Technologies


Jacqueline Linke

Manager Innovation & Strategy at Sydney Trains


Dean Farrelly

Associate Director Strategic Planning at Sydney Trains


Darren Elmore

Service Operations Manager at Ricoh New Zealand


Sarah Vierboom

Knowledge Management and Innovation at Transport for NSW


Tim Murray

Managing Director at CSP Innovate

Agenda - More details to come soon

08:15 - 08:30 Registration
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome & AgendaTim Murray, CSP Innovate
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction
09:00 - 09:30 How to Be a Successful Innovation Manager- 5 key considerations to keep in mindAnne Knipp, HYPE Innovation
09:30 - 10:15 Step#0: Setting-Up InnovationSarah Mason, HERE Technologies
10:15 - 11:00 Innovation at Sydney TrainsJacqueline Linke & Dean Farrelly, Sydney Trains
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00 Innovation at Infrastructure and ServicesSarah Vierboom, Transport for NSW
12:00 - 12:45 Case Study Ricoh-NZ: How to turbocharge your innovation initiativeDarren Elmore, Ricoh New Zealand
12:30 - 12:40 Wrap-Up & ConclusionTim Murray, CSP Innovate
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:30 Optional: A walk through the end-to-end HYPE process and platform + Q&A
pictures of previous forums

Companies that hosted  previous forums

Logos of clients who hosted a HYPE regional forum



Get inspiration and new ideas for your innovation program


Learn about blue prints for success from experienced innovators


Share your experience with others


An intimate setting for honest discussion


Build relationships with your fellow innovation professionals


Develop yourself as an expert in your field


It's a party too! Have fun, learn lots, enjoy


Free swag, drinks and food at a fabulous location .


Sydney Trains will welcome us in their office: 




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"The event was sensational and above all very inspiring"
"Very professional - chapeau! "Family Gathering" describes it very well."
"There was a lot of room for personal exchange, but is was not too dominant! That's a good mix."
'Good to have academic insight. Inspiring new information. Challenges and how to work with that. Definitly very experienced".  On the keynote of John Bessant.
"Thank you! Loved the event! Great food!"
"Exellent - Not only to network on a business level but also as an information exhange regarding the HYPE Platform."