CARRABASSET VALLEY — Doug Hall, a 1981 University of Maine graduate, will teach three-day Innovation Engineering leadership programs at two locations.

Hall’s Cincinnati-based business Eureka! Ranch provides research-based
innovation training and tools for some of the world’s largest

Based on the Innovation Engineering curriculum Hall is developing at the University of Maine, the workshop will teach business leaders a systematic approach to profitable growth through innovation. The curriculum is based on three core principles: create, communicate and commercialize.

The program will be held Jan. 27-29 at Sugarloaf/USA in Carrabassett Valley. The cost is $295 per person, not including lodging. It is an intense
program, running from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. the first two days and 7 a.m.-5
p.m. the third day. Hall will also offer the program Feb. 24-26 at Sunday River Ski Resort in Bethel.

In addition to Eureka! Ranch and UMaine’s Foster Center for Student Innovation, the workshops are presented in partnership with the Maine Development Foundation, Maine State Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Registration may be accomplished at the Foster Center’s Web site ( or by telephone at (207) 581-1454.

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