Where: Aula der Wissenschaften

08:30 – 09:00

PLENARY 1

Opening and Welcome

Chair:TBA       
Speakers:   Richard Straub, President, Peter Drucker Society Europe
Jenny Darroch, Dean, Drucker School, Claremont Graduate College
Lisa Hershman, CEO Scrum Alliance
Conference Chair

09:00 – 09:45

PLENARY 2

Applying New Lenses to look at the Challenges of our Time

Chair:Sarah Green Carmichael, Senior Editor Harvard Business Review
Speakers:     

Hal Gregersen, Executive Director, MIT Leadership Center,

MIT Sloan School of Management

Thomas Wedell, Partner at The Innovation Architects and author

Roger Martin, Institute Director, Martin Prosperity Institute,

Rotman School of Management


How to look at the world with new eyes? Moving one’s thinking from “either - or” to “and”; asking the right questions.

09:45 – 10:30

PLENARY 3

Growth – an Imperative? 

Chair:TBA
Speakers:

Pankaj Ghemawat, Professor of Global Strategy, IESE Business School; Distinguished Visiting Professor of Global Management, Stern School of Business, New York University

Anil Gupta, Michael Dingman Chair in Strategy, Globalization & Entrepreneurship Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland
Martin Reeves, Head of the Boston Consulting Group's Bruce Henderson Institute

 

What is growth? What linkage between growth and prosperity? Which indicators

and measurements? The impact of globalization?

 

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11:00 – 11:45

PLENARY 4

The Never-Ending Quest for Human Prosperity

Chair:            TBA             
Speakers:    Rick Goings, CEO Tupperware Brands
Julia Hobsbawm, CEO, Editorial Intelligence Ltd;
Honorary Visiting Professor in Networking, Cass Business School
Nilofer Merchant, Writer, "The Jane Bond Innovation"


Economic prosperity vs. human well-being and development in a connected world.
What are we aspiring to?

11:45 – 12:30

PLENARY 5

Perspectives from Emerging & Developing Regions

Chair:TBA                                                             
Speakers:      Bob Collymore, CEO Safaricom
Irene Yuan Sun, Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company
Haiyan Wang, Managing Partner, China India Institute


Case studies from different regions of the world. A growing army of young people aspiring for “good jobs”. Opportunities for technology leap-frogging? Prosperity through entrepreneurship?

12:30 – 13:00

PLENARY 6

Audience Discussions on Plenaries 3 – 5 

Chair:             Conference Chair                                                                        

 

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14:00 – 15:00

PLENARY 7

The Role of Technology - Threat or Catalyst for Human Prosperity?

Chair:TBA
Speakers:            Charles Edouard Bouée, CEO Roland Berger
Rahaf Harfoush, Digital Anthropologist

Don Tapscott, CEO, The Tapscott Group Inc.;
Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Management

Erica Dhawan, CEO of Cotential


Is the digital revolution decoupling growth, employment and human prosperity?
Has digital transformation lost the human touch? What challenges from big digital disruptions ahead?

 

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15:30 – 16:30

PLENARY 8

How to Unleash the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Potential in Organizations?

Chair:TBA
Speakers: Steve Blank, Silicon Valley Serial Entrepreneur
Bill Fischer, Pofessor IMD, Advisor to Haier Group
Ashok Krish, Head of Innovation Lab (India), Tata Consultancy Services
Efosa Ojomo, Research Fellow,
Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation


How to move beyond operational excellence and incremental innovation towards market creating innovation? How to reignite the entrepreneurial spirit in large organizations?

How to create a culture of innovation?

16:30 – 17:00

PLENARY 9

Audience Discussions on Plenaries 7 – 8

Chair:             Conference Chair                                                                        

20:00 – 23:00

GALA DINNER
Schönbrunn Castle, Orangerie

 

 

09:00 – 10:00

PLENARY 10

The Growth Imperative in Business

Chair:Sarah Cliffe, Associate Editor, Harvard Business Review
Speakers: Rita McGrath, Professor of Management at Columbia Business School
Yves Doz, Solvay Chaired Professor of Technological Innovation, INSEAD
Vlatka Hlupic, CEO The Management Shift Consulting Ltd

 

How to stimulate and manage growth making the right strategic choices? Pathways to intelligent growth? Rebalancing global vs. local and centralization/decentralization.

10:00 – 11:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS including Walking Coffee

Parallel Session 1 - Drucker Challenge

Chair:Isabella Mader, CEO & CIO, Excellence Institute
Speakers:Drucker Challenge Winners/Finalists

 

Parallel Session 2 - Public Value

Chair:Timo Meynhardt, Professor for Business Psychology and Leadership,
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management
Speakers:TBA

 

Parallel Session 3 - CEE & Emerging Markets

Chair:Andreas Ludwig, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, Umdasch AG

Speakers:

Jean-Noel Fourel, President of the Managing Board & CEO, Selena FM SA
Others TBA

 

Parallel Session 4 – The role of Management Education & Research

Chair:              

Johan Roos, Dean and Managing Director
Jönköping International Business School

Speakers:                TBA

11:30 – 12:00

PLENARY 11

Feed-back from all Parallel Sessions

 

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13:00 – 14:00

PLENARY 12

Managers & Leaders - Reconciling Company Growth and Employee Prosperity?

Chair:TBA                                                                     
Speakers:                   Sidney Finkelstein, Professor of Management,
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Tammy Erickson, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour,
London Business School
Guillaume Alvarez, Senior Vice President EMEA, Steelcase
Joan Snyder-Kuhl, Founder Why Millennials Matter

 

Personal growth, company growth, employee engagement and prosperity - the role of leaders with increasing digitization, networking and automation. Leadership for the 21st century?

 

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14:30 – 15:15

PLENARY 13

The Role and Responsibility of the State as an Actor for Growth and Prosperity

Chair:TBA

Speakers:

Mariana Mazzucato,  Professor and Director, The Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose University College London

    Markus Müller, Univ.-Prof. Dr.med.univ.; Rector, Medical University of Vienna
Curt Carlson, Founder and CEO, The Practice of Innovation, former CEO of SRI


How to move beyond industrial age rules and regulations? What are adequate management models for the state to be an effective actor in a complex and dynamic transition?
What should be the new role of the state in a time of growing uncertainty and unpredictability?

15:15 – 15:45

PLENARY 14

Audience Discussions on Plenaries 12 & 13

15:45 – 17:00

PLENARY 15

Grand Finale – Synthesis, Conclusions and Preview Forum 2018

Chair:               Andrew Hill, Management Editor, Financial Times                                       


Selected speakers will provide their conclusions in 3 panel sessions.
Announcement of the 10th anniversary Forum in 2018 and its focus.

Details to follow