For close to 25 years, Jim has been
motivating and inspiring audiences worldwide.
Some of his most recent events are covered below. This is but a sample of his work! Topics covered include keynotes on the future of self driving cars & trucks, agriculture & farming, banking and financial servics, food & retail, architecture and construction, and smart homes and the Internet of Things.
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Keynote: Mississippi Economic Development Council, Biloxi, MI – Where’s the Growth? Economic Development in Our Faster Future!
Over the years, I've done a lot of talks for groups of economic developers on the overall theme, "Where's the growth?"
Keynote: Greater Lansing HealthCare, Lansing, Michigan: The Hospital of 2025
If you are going to invest $750 million in building a state of the art hospital for your community, how do you know
Keynote: Eversheds Sutherland, New York – The Future of the Legal Profession
When the future is happening fast - so are new legal risks. So much so, that became one of my 19 Trends for 2019 - key
Keynote: National Fire Protection Association, Las Vegas, NV : Managing Accelerating Risk
The organization, representing the part of the fire industry most involved with safety and other standards, needed a
Daily Inspiration: “Electricity is the new asphalt, connectivity is the new horsepower, and silicon is the new oil.”
It's the end of the era of oil. Microgrids now determine the future of energy utilities. The future of just about
Daily Inspiration: “It might be a matter of years, not decades, before bio-printed replacement organs are a reality. Are you ready for the era of the acceleration of science?”
Bionic eyes. Corneal implants grown for a particular patients DNA. The acceleration of human-to-computer interface
Camstar Systems, Orlando – Agility in Manufacturing
A software company, now owned by Siemens, that specializes in software for managing quality, execution, logistics and
UBM Canon, Chicago – IMTS Manufacturing Show
One of the world's largest conference organizations, they engaged me three times to speak at various events, including
Genesis Systems, Davenport, Iowa: The Transformation and Reinvention of Manufacturing
One of the world's leading manufacturers of robotic equipment for use on the factory floor, they hold an annual
American Chemistry Council, Nashville, Tennessee – Innovation In the Era of Acceleration of Markets and Products
As of this moment in time, there are about 19 million known chemical substances, but the number is doubling every 13
Society of Manufacturing Engineers IMX Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada – The Future of Manufacturing
Two events at one. I spoke at dinner for over 300 senior manufacturing executives - and was seated beside the ex-CEO of
PPG, Pittsburgh : Aligning to the Reality of the World of Edge-Driven R&D
What's the future of research & development? That's what the global paints, coatings and materials firm PPG brought
Daily Inspiration: “….the only generation, in the entire history of mankind, who will have ever met the punch card!”June 19, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“Our attitude towards change is defined by the fact that we are the only generation, in the entire history of mankind, who will have ever met the...
A Little Bit of InsightJune 18, 2019, BY JimCarroll
I've been blogging since 2002, and over the last 17 years, I've pulled into my site A LOT of insight on future trends and innovation. In my...
Daily Inspiration: “Inaction is deadly: at this very moment, someone is busy working to destroy your business model!”June 18, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“Inaction is deadly: at this very moment, someone is busy working to destroy your business model!” - #Futurist Jim Carroll I meet some...