The conference "Business TRIZ Online 2020" will be held on July 23-24, 2020. This year the conference will be limited to Russian language only to encorage participation of Russian speaking TRIZ community and avoid difficulties that may emerge due to online translation issues. You can follow this link (in Russian) to learn more.
On September 11-14, 2019 in Helbronn Germany, the International Conference TRIZ-fest 2019 took place. The conference was organized by the International TRIZ Association (MATRIZ) and hosted by Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Helbronn-Franken. Over 120 participants visited the event. One of the new decisions made at the conference was that since now on MATRIZ will pay equal attention to all three directions: "Classical TRIZ", TRIZ for Business and Management, and TRIZ-Pedagogy. Full report on the conference is available at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/trizfest-2019-report-valeri-souchkov/
The International TRIZ Summit 2019 which was held on June 13-15 in Minsk, Belarus. Over 150 participants joined the event which was hosted by EPAM and supported by the TRIZ Summit organizers group as well as Minsk TRIZ Club. The first TRIZ Summit was organized 15 years ago with the goal to bring together TRIZ developers and coordinate future development efforts. The audience of TRIZ Summit has been growing since, and this time the Summit went in the format open for all.
For the first time ever the event included a section "TRIZ for Business and Management". Presentations in the section discussed various topics: systematic service innovation, a systematic approach to solve business problems through innovation of business models, FinTech innovation with TRIZ, using Design Thinking in combination with TRIZ, study of client's behavior for innovation, as well as overview of diverse practical cases of business TRIZ applications.