Program

Day 1 Day 2
Thursday 14 Nov 2013
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Chair
Matthias Lüfkens, CH
Managing Director, Digital, EMEA at Burson-Marsteller

07:00 - 08:00CHECK-IN

08:00 - 09:00OPENING

Welcome

Room
Grosser Festsaal

Richard Straub (AT)

President, Peter Drucker Society Europe

Georg Kapsch (AT)

President, Federation of Austrian Industries

Alexander von Gabain (AT)

Chairman of the Governing Board,
European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)

Gerard van Schaik (NL)

Honorary President, EFMD

Felix Thun-Hohenstein (AT)

Global Business Director, 3M ASD, Precision Grinding & Finishing, Winterthur Technology Group

Doris Drucker (US)

Board member, the Drucker Institute video message

09:00 - 10:30PLENARY I

Complexity – Looking at the World

through Different Lenses

Chair
Richard Straub, AT
President, Peter Drucker Society Europe
Speakers
“Applying Complexity Thinking to Solving Global Problems“
Don Tapscott (CA)

President and CEO The Tapscott Group

Q & A


“The Embarrassement of Complexity“
Helga Nowotny (AT)

President European Research Council, Professor
Emeritus of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich


“Managing Complexity?”
Charles Handy (UK)

Social Philosopher and author.

10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00 - 13:00PLENARY II

Complexity – Impact on People and Organizations

Room
Grosser Festsaal
Chair
Andrew Hill (UK)
Associate Editor and Management Editor, Financial Times
Speakers
"Solutions for Mastering Organizational Complexity"
Fredmund Malik (CH)

Founder, Owner and Chairman
of Malik Management Zentrum St. Gallen


“Innovation and Scale in Complex Times”
John Hagel III (US)

Director Deloitte Consulting LLP, Co-Chairman
Deloitte Center for the Edge


“Design for Complexity”
Tim Brown (US)

CEO and president of IDEO


“Can Well-being be Achieved in the Current Complex Environment?”
Umair Haque (UK)

Director Havas Media Group

Discussion

and exchange with the audience

13:00 – 14.15 LUNCH BREAK - Book signings at Ludwig Urban Saal

14:15 - 15:45PARALLEL SESSION TRACK A

Amplifying Strategy: Lessons from the Vanguard Companies

Room
Kleiner Festsaal
Chair
Liisa Välikangas (FI)
Professor of Innovation Management, Aalto University School of Business and Hanken School of Economics
Panellists
Jouko Ahvenainen (UK)

Co-Founder & Group Chairman, Grow VC Group

Otto Chrons (FI)

Co-Founder and CTO, Microtask

Juho Malmberg (FI)

CEO, ZenRobotics

Petri Rahja (FI)

Chairman/ COO, Scoopshot 

Discussion

and exchange with the audience

14:15 - 15:45PARALLEL SESSION TRACK B

Building the Human Capacity to Cope with Complexity

Room
Ludwig Urban Saal
Chair
Laurent Choain, FR
CHRO Mazars; Board member EFMD
Speaker
Tamara J. Erickson (US)

CEO, Tammy Erickson Associates and author

Panelists
Heiko Hutmacher (DE)

Member of the Management Board, Chief HR Officer, Metro Group

Petra Pointinger (AT)

Executive Director Human Resources, Head of HR Austria,
Raiffeisen Bank International

Discussion

and exchange with the audience

14:15 - 15:45PARALLEL SESSION TRACK C

Applying Complexity Science to Management Practice

Room
Großer Festsaal
Chair
Thierry Grange (FR)
President of the Strategic Board, Grenoble Business School; Special Advisor of the President of AACSB for Europe
Speakers
"Good management requires no predictive power!"
Peter Gomez (CH)

Professor Emeritus of Management, University of St. Gallen


"Managing complexity by understanding multiplex networks"
Stefan Thurner (AT)

Professor for Science of Complex Systems,
Medical University of Vienna and Santa Fe Institute

Discussion

and exchange with the audience

15:45 – 16:15 COFFEE BREAK

16:15 - 17:45PLENARY III

The Top Mangement Perspective:

Is Complexity on the Agenda?

Room
Großer Festsaal
Chair
Lynda Gratton (UK)
Professor of Management Practice, London Business School; Founder The Hotspot Movement
Speakers
Rick Goings (US)

CEO of Tupperware Brands

Natarajan Chandrasekaran (IN)

CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services

Panelists
Curt Pullen (US)

Executive VP, Herman Miller

Clas Neumann (IN)

Senior VP and  Global Head of SAP Labs Networks

Discussion

and exchange with the audience

20:00 - 23:30GALA EVENING

Room
Theater Odeon (Access with Gala Voucher)
MC
Christian Prosl (AT) Amb. (ret.), President, Austrian Cultural Association
Gala Dinner
Drucker Challenge Awards presented by
Lynda Gratton (UK)

Professor of Management Practice, London Business School;
Founder The Hot Spots Movement

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