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300 People, 40 Companies, Korea Globabl TRIZcon 2011

01/01/2010 |

Prof. Keongwon Lee from Korea Polytechnic University has posted  a complete report of the  Korea Global TRIZCON, with abstracts in English, at    PrRead More

Report from TRIZCON 2009 in California

18/03/2009 |

Ellen Domb

TRIZCON 2009, the eleventh meeting of the Altshuller Institute, is going on this week in Canoga Park, California, where the primary sponsor for the event, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is located.  About 75 people are involved in a variety … Read More

Call for Papers – TRIZCON 2008

02/10/2007 |

Katie Barry

The Altshuller Institute for TRIZ Studies has announced a call for papers for the 10th anniversary of TRIZCON, its annual conference on the topic of TRIZ (The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving). The theme is TRIZ – Your Inspiration … Read More

TRIZCON – Last Two Sessions

25/04/2007 |

Katie BarryTRIZ Grows TRIZ

We’re in the last stretch of the conference now and it’s time for some self-promotion – founding TRIZ Journal editor Ellen Domb is presenting on behalf of The TRIZ Journal (co-editors Michael Slocum and I are in … Read More

TRIZCON – Last Day in Louisville

25/04/2007 |

Katie BarryKeynote Speaker

This morning’s keynote featured Alla Nesterenko (Russian TRIZ specialist) doing a presentation on “OTSM-TRIZ as an Efficient Tool for Implementation of Problem Based Learning.” (Nikolai Khomenko kindly translated for the majority of the presentation.) She (and her … Read More

TRIZCON Comments From Ellen Domb

24/04/2007 |

Katie Barry

Ellen Domb is guesting in my commentary section so all the (live) TRIZCON  comments are in the same place.


I’m in “Improve the Wear of Titanium Drum Edges and Simplification of Buffing Process Using Trimming” by Shinhoo Choi … Read More

TRIZCON – Super Effects and Predictive Failure Analysis

24/04/2007 |

Katie BarrySuper Effects

Gunter Ladewig of PRIMA Performance Ltd. is leading the talk on Super Effects, The Synergistic Effects of TRIZ. Start by eliminating a system’s contradiction by using the inventive principles or trends of engineering system evolution, you end up … Read More

TRIZCON continues – de Bono and TRIZ

24/04/2007 |

Katie Barry

There are five different tracks going today (TRIZCON and GOAL/QPC sessions are open to all attendees.) so I’ll only be highlighting a small portion of today’s learnings.

Pat Carlisle, president of The de Bono Group, is leading us through … Read More

TRIZCON Day 2 – Keynote

24/04/2007 |

Katie Barry

This morning is the keynote speaker for the conference – Professor H. Thomas (Tom) Johnson. (It is a shared keynote with GOAL/QPC, which is also having its conference at the Louisville Marriott.)

Tom is incorporating the news that Toyota … Read More

More from Day 1 of TRIZcon – ARIZ and Substance Field Analysis

23/04/2007 |

Katie Barry

This is the 9th year of The Altshuller Institute’s TRIZCON – an annual meeting of TRIZ professionals. There are other large TRIZ conferences hosted worldwide by other TRIZ associations: ETRIA (the European TRIZ Association) and AMETRIZ (the Mexican TRIZ … Read More

Day 1 TRIZCON – TRIZ for IP Strategies Development

23/04/2007 |

Katie Barry

Sergei Ikovenko is the leader of this session, discussing the importance of patents and patent strategies, including:

  • Competitive patent circumvention by trimming: eliminate a component but keep useful functions
  • Competitive patent circumvention by history estoppel research: … Read More

TRIZCON 2007 Begins!

23/04/2007 |

Katie Barry

I’m in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A., for the next three days for The Altshuller Institute’s TRIZCON2007. Today  there are three tutorial tracks. Track 1 is TRIZ for Beginners co-presented by The TRIZ Journal’s founding editor Ellen Domb and Joe Miller. Track … Read More