April 23 - 30, 2014
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WHAT IS INNOV8?

INNOV8 Lafayette is a festival of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship designed to showcase, educate, connect, and inspire. From inspirational talks by best-selling authors and thinkers, to practical workshops by content experts, events revolve around the spirit and process of innovation. Programs range from healthcare technology, manufacturing, architecture, energy, regional planning, culinary and fine arts, music, and film.

Events throughout Lafayette provide an opportunity for attendees from diverse industries to share and exchange ideas and to connect with new technologies, processes, products and services.

INNOV8 coincides with Festival International de Louisiane. So come! Meet fellow innovators and experience the country’s best world music festival, right here in Lafayette.

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Dynamic INNOV8 workshops engage, inspire, and educate.

FRIENDS OF INNOV8:

Become a Friend of INNOV8 to help us grow and improve for years to come. Get great benefits too.

THE INNOV8 AWARDS:

The INNOV8 Awards honor those among us who saw a challenge, imagined a solution and found a way to make it work. Don’t miss the INNOV8 Keynote and Awards Luncheon on April 29, at the Cajundome.

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2014 SPEAKERS
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Steven Berlin Johnson
Steven Johnson has authored many best-selling books on innovation and where ideas come from. Johnson is hosting and co-creating a PBS series on the history of innovation, scheduled to air in Fall 2014.

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Doug Hall
Eureka! Ranch CEO

Professional innovator and best selling author. In 1986 Doug Hall founded the Eureka! Ranch and has helped corporations such as American Express, Nike, P&G and Walt Disney with an 88 percent client repeat rate.

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Bryan Sivak
CTO US Department of Health and Human Services

Prior to HHS, Mr. Sivak served as Maryland Chief Innovation Officer. Mr. Sivak has also worked in the private sector, co-founding InQuira, Inc., a multi-national software company, in 2002, and Electric Knowledge LLC, which provided one of the world’s first natural-language search engines available on the web in 1998.
CajunCodeFest Guest Speaker

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