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2017 EFMD Executive Development Conference
18 - 10 - 2017 | 09:00 AM
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From 18th October to 20th October 2017, Politecnico di Milano School of Management will host the 2017 EFMD Executive Development Conference.

Theme
Leading the Digital Future in Executive Education, Nightmares, Myths and Opportunities

Target Group
This conference is aimed at the professionals in the Executive Development sector, namely the business schools / alternative provider of executive education (executive development centres, consultants, network providers) as well as the clients (companies).

Agenda

Wednesday 18 October 2017

  •  17:00 – 18:00 Registration

  • 18:00 – 19:30 Ice Breaking Activity
    Aim: Getting to know your peers in an inventive and fun way.

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Networking dinner and Keynote address

  • 20:00 – 20:30 Dinner Keynote Address - Putting Milan on the Map
    Aim: discovery of why Milan is so vibrant, why it is different and what is happening in terms of digital transformation.
    Andrea Sianesi, Dean & President of the Board of Directors, Politecnico di Milano School of Management, IT

Thursday 19 October 2017

  • 08:15 – 9:00 Registration

  • 09:00 – 09:05 Welcome Address
    Nadine Burquel, Director, Business Schools Services, EFMD

  • 09:05 – 09:15 Opening Remarks
    Aim: expectations for the next days, run through the programme to understand the flow of the conference.
    Linda Irwin, Senior Client Director, Executive Education, London Business School, UK
  • 09:15 – 10:15  Plenary I – Emerging Technologies - Summary
    Aim: painting the big picture of the trends in emerging technologies. Exploring some challenges, which we expect to shift the way our faculty is teaching in executive education. What are the current opportunities?
    Peter Hinssen, Chairman & Founder, nexxworks
    Moderated by Linda Irwin, Senior Client Director, Executive Education, London Business School, UK

  • 10:15 – 11:45 Ideation - Exploring Emerging Technologies in Executive Education

    On-going coffee break

    Aim: participants will work in smaller groups bringing in their own perceptions of emerging technologies and with the help of a social card game, develop new ways to use them concretely for executive development purposes.

  • 11:45 – 12:15 Evaluation
    Aim: Participants will answer 5 key questions on how emerging technologies can shape the different business models.

  • 12:15 – 13:30 Lunch on campus

  • 13:30 – 14:45 Corner Stations – Experiential Learning
    Aim: showcase of concrete examples (active engagement) of technology that can be useful for executive education professionals.

  • 14:45 – 15:00 Wrap up on General Trends
    Jan Ginneberge, Senior Advisor, Corporate Services, EFMD
    Linda Irwin, Senior Client Director, Executive Education, London Business School, UK

  • 15:00 – 15:45 Plenary II – Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
    Aim: each participant will hear the winning cases presentations using the Pecha Kucha methods (20 slides max for 20 seconds each) enabling them to choose which ones they want to discuss in more details in the following discussion corners.

    GOLD:

    Category: Talent Development - “Filling the Senior Leadership Pipeline at Mars, Inc.”
  • Kristin Colber-Baker, Global Director, Leadership Development, Mars University Leadership College Director, Mars, Inc., US
  • David Dinwoodie, Vice President, Global Leadership Solutions, CCL - Center for Creative Leadership, BE

Category: Organisation Development“ - Telenor-INSEAD Partnership: Creating a Culture of Innovation”

  • Joakim Slørstad, Senior Vice-President, Group Learning and Development, Telenor Group, NO
  • Chengyi Lin, Director of Strategic Innovations & Online Solutions, INSEAD, FR

Category: Professional Development - Cisco Global Technical Leader Programme”

  • Rob Dinsmore, Senior Programme Manager, Leadership and Development, Cisco, US
  • Pia Lee, Chief Executive Officer, LIW Global Leadership Consultancy, AUS

Category: Executive Development - “Nokia Adaptable Leader Programme - Turning VUCA to Advantage - The ALP Journey”

  • Francisco Menezes, Head of Leadership Development Experiential Programmes, Nokia, DE
  • Nick Obolensky, CEO, Complex Adaptive Leadership, US
  • Nathan Kracklauer, Principal Consultant, EMEA, Abilitie Inc., DE

Special Category: Ecosystem Development - “Tackling the Diabetes Crisis”

  • Amy Rylance, Head of Healthcare Professional Engagement, Diabetes UK, UK
  • Katherine Wilson, Novo Nordisk, DK
  • Guy Lubitsh, Client Director, Ashridge Executive Education, UK


  • 15:45 – 16:45  Discussion Corners – Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations

     On-going coffee break

Open discussions with the cases authors concerning the difficulties encountered in the partnership, the failures, the hurdles and how they were dealt with.

  • 16:45 – 17:30 Plenary III – Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
    Aim: each participant will hear the winning cases presentations using the Pecha Kucha methods (20 slides max for 20 seconds each) enabling them to choose which ones they want to discuss in more details in the following discussion corners.

    SILVER:

Category: Talent Development - “PwC: My Way - Choose to Go Further”

  • Christine Hazard, My Way Programme Lead, EMEA Learning and Development, PwC, FR

Category: Organisational Development - “Developing Leaders of Growth Companies” 

  • Jana Matthews, Director, Centre for Business Growth, University of South Australia, AUS

Category: Professional Development - “Enabling Positive Futures at Old Mutual Wealth”

TBC

Category: Executive Development - “Enabling Positive Futures at Old Mutual Wealth”

  • Nick West, HR Business Partner - Learning and Development, Old Mutual Wealth, UK
  • Michael Maffucci, Partner, Accelerance, UK
  • Mark Jenner, Associate, Accelerance, UK

Special Category: Ecosystem Development - “The Story of how a Business School got involved in Working with National Security”

  • Per Audun Bech, Principal, Norwegian Armed Forces Study Center, NO
  • Nick Sitter, Professor, BI Norwegian Business School, NO

  • 17:30 – 18:30 - Discussion Corners – Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations

    On-going coffee break

Open discussions with the cases authors concerning the difficulties encountered in the partnership, the failures, the hurdles and how they were dealt with.

  • 20:00 Dinner and EiP – Excellence in Practice award ceremony

Friday 20 October 2017

  • 9:00 – 10:30 Plenary V – Co-Creation for the Industry
    Aim: panel of company representatives exposing to the audience experiences and expectations they have towards business schools when it comes to training the executives. Sharing potential solutions on a specific work-in-progress dealing with emerging technology and how they orchestrate it within their company. Each company will open up the floor for discussion in an attempt to strengthen the solution and meanwhile enrich the exchange amongst participants.


  • 10:30 – 11:00

    Coffee break

  • 11:00 – 11:45 Plenary VI – Top Trends for the Industry
    Aim: An outlook of the future’s top trends from a well-established company; what does our company need from learning providers?
    Harry van Dorenmalen, Vice Chairman, IBM Europe
  • 11:45 – 12:30 Plenary VII – Digital Transformation and the Future of Learning

    In this interactive session, Paul will share a view of the Existing and Emerging Technologies and Products that are most likely to significantly impact the near future (next 18 months) in this field. Insights, learnings and next steps from recent experiments (led by MIT Sloan, Office of Executive Education) with technologies including Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Telepresence Robotics will be presented. Key considerations regarding the Organisational Competencies and Capabilities required to effectively deliver Digital Transformation in this field will be discussed.

    Paul McDonagh-Smith, Digital Capability Leader, MIT Sloan Office of Executive Education, US

  • 12:30 – 13:00 Conclusions – Wrap-up
    Aim: a quick wrap-up of the conference
  • 13:00 – 13:15 Presentation of Next Year’s Venue
  • 13:15 Lunch on campus

 

Contact
For Logistic Questions (registration, invoice, hotels):
Conceptum
T +32 2 808 4179
E efmd@conceptum.eu

Register here to attend the event. 

 

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