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Frost & Sullivan's GIL (Growth, Innovation and Leadership) Briefings represent powerful, expert driven webinars that highlight the major findings from our ongoing thought leadership into future growth opportunities and cutting edge technological innovations. GIL Briefings focus on hot topics and mega trends across all industry segments and are followed by a live Q&A session.

Why You Must Attend
  • Discover key growth opportunities, technological innovations, mega trends, and geographical hotspots impacting future investments in the global marketplace
  • Explore the most innovative solutions, strategies and best practices to drive global business growth, through our Growth Partnership Services program and our thought leadership expertise
  • Engage in interactive discussions with our global team of industry experts to uncover the latest opportunities and challenges impacting future business growth

Growth, Innovation and Leadership Briefing Schedule

 
Feb
20
GIL Briefings
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Feb 20th 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm CEST | 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm IST | 9:00 am - 10:00 am SST
The Arms Race Intensifies as Global Powers Recalibrate Diplomacy, Embrace New Technology and Adjust Industrial Policies
Global Aerospace, Defense & Security Team


Ramifications of the US, China, and Russia power contest will be widespread as the US struggles to maintain conventional and strategic superiority through a combination of new diplomatic engagements, policy adjustments, and political pressure, despite accelerated Chinese and Russian military modernization. Foreign policy decisions such as the US withdrawal of troops from global theaters will lead to consolidation of other regional powers to fill the vacuum left behind. Militaries will have to amend their security paradigms, depending on such global changes.
Feb
21
GIL Briefings
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Feb 21st 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT | 7:00 am - 8:00 am CDT | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CEST | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm IST | 2:00 am - 3:00 am SST
Emerging Technologies Shaping the Future of Data Centers
Global Energy & Environment Team


Modularity in data centers and related infrastructure solutions are gaining significant traction as a means to optimize cost and efficiency and keep pace with technology evolution in the IT field. On the other hand, the data center architecture is expected to become highly decentralized, where we will see a high volume of smaller edge data centers being deployed closer to the consumer.
Feb
21
GIL Briefings
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Feb 21st 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
With Ubiquitous Connectivity Becoming a Global Norm, IoT is a Reality with a Potential Market Size of $523.7 Million in 2022
Digital Transformation Team


IoT is at the beginning stages of its growth. Because it offers the ability to capture and leverage data across virtually every aspect of the human experience, its potential is enormous. Organizations that do not yet have IoT on the drawing board must figure out what the IoT looks like, where it fits, and its real-world issues and benefits as they weigh their decisions about deployment.
Feb
26
GIL Briefings
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Feb 26th 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT | 9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CEST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm IST | 4:00 am - 5:00 am SST
Acceleration in Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Growth Boosts Overall Global Vehicle Sales
Global Mobility Team


Join Frost & Sullivan's Mobility experts as they provide a strategic outlook for 2019 and explain the predominant challenges that could hinder market growth.
Feb
27
GIL Briefings
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Feb 27th 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT | 9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CEST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm IST | 4:00 am - 5:00 am SST
Surge in Demand for Automation Boosts Technology Convergence
Global Industrial Team


With rapid digital transformation across end markets such as the oil and gas, chemicals, and power generation industries, there will be an increased focus on reducing downtime cost and time associated with unplanned failure of assets like valves, especially for critical applications. It is imperative for valve OEMs and pure-play service providers to be mindful of the end users’ digital adaptability and the demand for valve solutions. As end markets foray into the digital landscape, technological advancements to improve asset reliability and operational efficiency will be crucial to take advantage of growth opportunities and disruptive business models.
Feb
28
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Feb 28th 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT | 9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CEST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm IST | 4:00 am - 5:00 am SST
With Over 200 Models and 4 Million EVs on the Road, Investment is Swelling at an Average of $2 Billion Per OEM
Global Mobility Team


This interactive briefing will provide an overview of the current state of electric vehicles (EVs) and discuss technology overviews, industry trends, key drivers, and opportunities for growth.
Mar
05
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 05th 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT | 9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CEST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm IST | 4:00 am - 5:00 am SST
Record Commercial Aircraft Production Increase will Stretch Supply Chain Capabilities
Global Aerospace & Defense Team


The global commercial aerospace market saw growth in 2018 as the supply chain was pushed to the limits. 2019 will not show relief for the supply chain as OEMs scramble to capitalize on strong demand, especially in the APAC region, which is exploding. One OEM is expected to make a big announcement this year regarding an airframe that will bridge the next-gen airframes to the futuristic models. Growth opportunities are evident for suppliers that can keep up as OEMs exercise vertical integration, joint ventures and even embedding strategic leadership within supply houses in hopes of securing the outcome. Emerging technologies, including advanced composite materials, additive manufacturing and electrification, will continue to disrupt the design and construction of platforms.
Mar
05
GIL Briefings
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Mar 05th 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm IST | 7:00 am - 8:00 am SST
Laboratories Seek Alternate Revenue Channels to Combat Reimbursement Pressure
Global Transformational Health Team


What are the winning strategies for a laboratory to be successful? This webinar will focus on the state of the clinical laboratories market in the US, Canada, and Europe. Given the reimbursement cuts, it is essential to understand how this can impact the revenue-generating abilities of clinical laboratories and what strategies they can take now to keep the business profitable.
Mar
06
GIL Briefings
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Mar 06th 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Traditional MWD is Evolving to Improve Accuracy and Speed for Well Placement
Global TechVision Team


Concerns about continued crude price volatility and decline in consumption due to slowing economic growth across regions indicate more problems for oil companies as they scramble to maintain profits. As with any industry, when margins are affected, service providers take the hit and are forced to cut contract prices. To stay relevant and sustain growth, the oilfield OEMs and service providers have disrupted themselves by adopting broadly minded approaches to eliminate inefficiencies in operations and unlock new opportunities for operating companies.
Mar
06
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 06th 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm CEST | 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm IST | 9:00 am - 10:00 am SST
Slow, Steady Growth will be Stimulated by Consolidation and a Movement Toward Minimizing Time to Data
Global Aerospace & Defense Team


This presentation will provide a realistic outlook for the commercial drone market and a roadmap of how the commercial drone ecosystem will develop.
Mar
07
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 07th 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT | 8:00 am - 9:00 am CDT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CEST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm IST | 3:00 am - 4:00 am SST
Focus on Enriching In-car Experience is Driving Significant Investment Opportunities
Global Mobility Team


As the connected car market matures, there are opportunities for OEMs and start-ups to expand their capabilities and address challenges such as communication issues, providing personalized services, safety, and security inside the car.
Mar
12
GIL Briefings
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Mar 12th 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT | 8:00 am - 9:00 am CDT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CEST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm IST | 3:00 am - 4:00 am SST
IIoT Ensures the Survival of the Fluid Power Industry Against Encroachment from Electric Drives
Global Industrial Team


While the power density capabilities of fluid power equipment continue to render it attractive to some industrial users, its Achilles heel has always been energy efficiency and high maintenance costs. With increasing threats from electric equipment across the industrial spectrum, smart IIoT-enabled fluid power solutions are poised to boost the fluid power industry. Digital transformation among end-users warrants a redefinition of existing business models and supply chain networks that will redefine the relationship between manufacturer and end user.
Mar
19
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 19th 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT | 8:00 am - 9:00 am CDT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CEST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm IST | 3:00 am - 4:00 am SST
Go-to Emerging Markets Using a Data-driven Approach for Sustained Growth
Global Emerging Market Innovation Group


In the global economic and business environment, emerging markets have increasingly taken center stage in the growth strategies of businesses, with GDP growth rates across emerging markets outpacing that of developed economies. With accelerated middle-class expansion and a large and growing working-age population, investors are increasingly taking advantage of emerging markets. Moreover, prudent governance in emerging markets through the provision of state-of-the-art infrastructure and attractive doing-business measures also work as prime growth enablers.
Mar
19
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 19th 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Digital Platforms, ADAS Adoption and Data Driving the Next Wave of Opportunities
Global Mobility Team


The global automotive aftermarket is undergoing a massive transformation. Some of the key disruptors picked up the pace in 2018 and will continue to change supply-and-demand dynamics in 2019 and beyond.
May
14
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
May 14th 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Community Strategies for Tapping into the Potential of a Leading Industry of the Future
Global Transformational Health Team


For most cities and states, the healthcare technology and biosciences sector is one of the most attractive industries of the future that can grow their communities. However, that attention attracts significant competition among players seeking to expand in a field that is highly complex. How should your community address this industry, and what is the best path to nurturing start-ups, retaining existing employers, attracting new companies and encouraging workforce development?