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2018 Agenda

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
WELCOME KEYNOTE
Lino Guzzella
President, ETH Zurich
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
PRESENTATION:
The World in 2050
Ana C. Rold
CEO & Publisher, The Diplomatic Courier
9:45 a.m.
PART I:
The Future of Education
Chris Luebkeman
Global Director, Arup Foresight
9:50 – 10:10 a.m.
LIGHTNING TALK:
Productive Failure:
Principles for Developing Talent for the Future
Manu Kapur
Professor of Learning Sciences & Higher Education, ETH Zurich
10:10 – 10:30 a.m.
LIGHTNING TALK:
The Role of STEM Ed in Preparing Future Global Talent
Anders Hedberg
Global Leader in STEM Education Policy
10:30 – 10:50 a.m.
LIGHTNING TALK:
Why the Liberal Arts Matter in an Algorithmic World
Scott Hartley
Venture Capitalist and Author of "The Fuzzy and The Techie"
10:50 – 11:10 a.m.
LIGHTNING TALK
Practical Solutions to Closing the Tech Skills Gap
Anand Chopra-McGowan
Head of Europe, Global Head of Consumer Practice, General Assembly
11:10 – 11:40 a.m.
TALKING POINTS
A conversation with the audience and the Lightning Talk Presenters on the Future of Education
With: Carol O’Donnell, Anand Chopra-McGowan, Manu Kapur and Scott Hartley
11:40 – 12:45 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK
Lunch will be served in the lobby fostering a networking atmosphere that encourages the serendipity of connections.
Sponsored by The Diplomatic Courier and ETH Zurich
12:45 p.m.
PART II:
The Future of Work
Host & Moderator: Susan Kish
Fellow, Connection Science & Engineering, MIT
12:50 – 1:10 p.m.
LIGHTNING TALK:  
Leveraging Crowd Intuition in the Future of Innovation
Jacob Friis Sherson
Director, ScienceAtHome.org Project, Aarhus University
1:10 – 1:30 p.m.
LIGHTNING TALK:
How to Fix the Future
Andrew Keen
Best-selling Author, Entrepreneur and Broadcaster
1:30 – 1:50 p.m.
LIGHTNING TALK
Putting the Fun Into Work with Robots
Andra Keay
Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics
1:50 – 2:20 p.m.
TALKING POINTS
A conversation with the audience and the Lightning Talk Presenters on the Future of Work
2:20 – 2:30 p.m.
NETWORKING BREAK
Join us in the lobby for a networking atmosphere that encourages the serendipity of connections
2:30 p.m.
PART III:
The Future of Organizations
Host & Moderator: Susan Kish
Fellow, Connection Science & Engineering, MIT
2:35 – 2:55 p.m.
LIGHTNING TALK
Shanthi Flynn
Chief Human Resources Officer, Adecco Group
2:55 – 3:15 p.m.
LIGHTNING TALK:
Industry 4.0 and Impact on Organization, People & Society
Volker Stephan
Head of Human Resources, Europe, ABB
3:15 – 3:35 p.m.
LIGHTNING TALK
Carissa Carter
Director of Teaching & Learning, Stanford University
3:35 – 3:55 p.m.
LIGHTNING TALK
Iris Bohnet
Professor of Public Policy & Behavioral Economist, Harvard Kennedy School
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
TALKING POINTS
A conversation with the audience and the Lightning Talk Presenters on the Future of Organizations
4:35 – 4:40 p.m.
CLOSING REMARKS
Announcement
4:40 – 6:00 p.m.
NETWORKING RECEPTION
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6:00 p.m.
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Publications

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The World in 2050
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The Future of Work
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