23rd ANNUAL GLOBAL FORUM

ON STRATEGIC CHANGE, LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING

BENGALURU (BANGALORE) | INDIA  | 28-30 NOVEMBER, 2018

TRANSFORMATION IN ACTION:
BUSINESS, SOCIETY, LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING

*indicates confirmed

Tuesday, 27. November, 2018 | City Tour, Optional Workshop, and Opening Reception

14:00 - 17:00

Pre - Global Forum Optional Workshop

Transformational and Accelerated Learning for Businesses and Organizations, Today and Tomorrow: Critical Success Factors

Facilitated by Global Executive Learning*, the Global Forum Organizing Team and Company Representatives
Open and at no cost to participants attending the Global Forum

18:00 - 22:00

Shangri-La Hotel

Welcome Reception: Sky Lounge

Spectacular view of Bangalore, relaxed atmosphere, refreshments, and finger food

Wednesday, 28. November, 2018 | The"Big Picture" Strategic Change and Transformation

08:00 - 10:00

WELCOME,AND INTRODUCTION
*Andreas Streiber, General Manager, Shagri-La Hotel

SESSION 1  TRANSFORMATION IN ACTION--THE "BIG PICTURE"OVERVIEW

 

TRANSFORMATION IN ACTION-- THE "BIG PICTURE" OVERVIEW:  PERSPECTIVES ON GEOPOLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIETAL ISSUES IN TURBULENT TIMES

The first day of the Global Forum program has always reflected the importance of understanding that our lives and the agenda of companies are  very much shaped by the present and emerging realities of the external environment. This panel shall address some of the issues facing socieites and companies in a  world described by some as being in "disarray". 

Global Issues and Trends of Concern and Celebration

*Yury Boshyk, CEO, Global Executive Learning, and Chair & Founder, the Global Forum (Canada)

Strategy and Geopolitics: What Are Business Leaders Doing to Adapt and Shape the Future Survival of Their Companies?
Mike Rosenberg, Professor, IESE Business School, and author of Strategy and Geopolitics: Understanding Global Complexity in a Turbulent World  (Spain and USA) TBC

The Future of South and North Korea
*K.R. Yoon, President, Global Talent Management Institute (S. Korea)

Transformation of India: Real or Aspirational?
Abhoy Ojha, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, and *Shusheela Venkataraman, Member, Integrity and Ethics Committee of Bangalore, NGO President and formerly PWC, IBM, and Cisco (India)

10:00 - 10:30

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

10:30 - 12:30

Session 2

REGIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS: INDIA AND ASIA

Plenary and Galleria Walk

*Barbara Gutmann, Volkswagen Group Academy (China)

*Mohan Lai Menon, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Cloudsek and Sentient, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, formerly a Director at Dell. (India)

*Emmanuel David, Director, Tata Management Training Centre (India)

*Mrityunjay Srivastava, Vice President and Head, Centre of Behavioural Excellence, Talent Transformation, Wipro (India)

Thiet  K. Nguyen, Chief HR Officer, Alpha King Real Estate Development Joint Stock Company (Viet Nam) (TBC)

Su Ching Teng, Director, Singapore University of Social Sciences (Singapore) (TBC)

*Kevin Hao, Gene 100 (China)

Harld Peters, President, UPS China (China) (TBC)

Aindrila Chatterjee, Indian School of Business (India)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30-15:30

Session 3

REGIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS:  AFRICA, EUROPE, AND THE MIDDLE EAST

Plenary and Galleria Walk

*Andreas Fritz, VP Sales and President Western Europe and South America, Chairman of the Board of Seco Tools India, Seco Tools (Italy)

*Brian Isaacson, Director, Aligned Leadership Consulting (South Africa) 

*Grazyna Lesniak Lebkowska, Professor, Warsaw School of Economics (Poland)

Danica Purg, Dean, IEDC (Slovenia) (TBC)

*Pia Anderberg, Senior Vice President HR and Innovation, Axel Johnson and Member of the Board, Hyper Island (Sweden)

*Shaun Rozyn, Managing Director, Custom Programs, University of Virginia, Darden Executive Education and formerly, Sabic, Global Leadership Development, Executive Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (USA)

15:30 - 16:00

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

16:00 - 18:00

Session 4

REGIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS: NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA

Panel-Plenary and Galleria Walk

*Fernando Lanzer, Managing Partner, LCO Partners, formerly ABN Amro Bank (The Netherlands and Brazil)

*Kenneth S. Rhee, Professor and Dean, School of Management, Nazareth College (USA)

*Shaun Rozyn, Managing Director, Custom Programs, University of Virginia, Darden Executive Education and formerly, Sabic, Global Leadership Development, Executive Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (USA)

Pierre Guillon, President and Co-Founding Partner, Decision Dynamics, and Associate, Global Executive Learning (Chile) (TBC)

18:30

REFRESHMENTS AND DINNER

INCLUDING THE GLOBAL FORUM/ROBERT L. DILWORTH AWARDS CEREMONY FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT | 2018

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Thursday, 29. November, 2018 | Business and Leadership in Transformation

08:00 - 10:00

Session 5

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION

Plenary and Galleria Walk

Profles and Characteristics of Transformational Leaders in India
*Mrityunjay Srivastava, Vice President and Head, Centre of Behavioural Excellence, Talent Transformation, Wipro (India)

Developing Transformational Leaders Together: Experiences of An Indian B2B Learning Consortium

Consortium Director (TBC)

The Role and Initiatives of the LG Academy
*Chun Jae Young, President, LG Academy (S. Korea)

Leading Digitalization, Innovation and Transformation in a Large Retail Company: Lessons Learned
*Pia Anderberg, Senior Vice President HR and Innovation, Axel Johnson and Member of the Board, Hyper Island (Sweden)

10:00 - 10:30

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

10:30-12:00

Session No. 6

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION AND CHANGE

Plenary and Galleria Walk

DPDHL: Lessons Learned from Helping Company Leaders Manage and Lead Change
*Michael Hagemann, VP First Choice Change Management, Deutsche Post DHL (Germany)

Fuji Seal (Japan): Preparing Leaders for the New Competitive Environment
*Harold Weinsten, Global Executive Learning, Senior Partner (USA) and Fuji Seal Executive (TBC)

*Tata: Experiences of Transformation and Developing Transformational Leaders
Specific presenter to be confirmed

How Best to Assess Potential Leadership Talent in Companies?

*Katarina Kling, Partner and Managing Director, Decision Dynamics (Sweden) and K. Sudarshan, EMA Decision Dynamics Joint Venture (India) (TBC)

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

13:00 - 15:00

Session No. 7

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION

Plenary and Galleria Walk

Lessons Learned from Leading Businesses in Emerging Economies

*Andreas Fritz, VP Sales and President Western Europe and South America; Chairman of the Board of Seco Tools India (Italy)

Opening the Doors of Collaborative Innovation with Silicon Valley: The Seco Tools Experience
*Jim Myrick, Entrepreneur in Residence, Flex (Flextronics) (USA)

The Wipro Experience with Transformation and Developing Transformational Leaders
*Mrityunjay Srivastava, Vice President and Head, Centre of Behavioural Excellence, Talent Transformation, Wipro (India)

15:00 - 15:30

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

15:30-17:30

Session No. 8

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION

Plenary and Galleria Walk

Transformation at UPS and What that Means for Leadership Development: The Business Driven Action Learning and the Senior Leadership Development Program
*Paul Niemenen, Human and Organizational Development, UPS (USA

Harld Peters, President, UPS China (China) (TBC))

Sustainable Action Learning in Africa: The Wilderness Safaris Experience
*Brian Isaacson, Director, Aligned Leadership, (South Africa)

Strategic Learning and Leadership Development: Lessons Learned from Organizing Transformational Learning Expeditions
*Chantal Fleuret and *Karl Degenhardt, Senior Partners, Global Executive Learning (France and Germany)
*Nicolas Helary, CFO, Vossloh Cogifer, formerly Siemens (France)

Coaching Transformational Leaders: Lessons Learned
Krishna Kumar, Presidential Ambassador, International Association of Coaching (India) (TBC)

*Dan Norenberg, CEO, Executive Ownershift, and Managing Director, N Vision Solutions (Germany)

*Klaus Bodel, Managing Director, Excellence Management Consulting, formerly with BMW (Germany)

18:30

REFRESHMENTS AND DINNER

on the 18th floor of the hotel.

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Friday, 30. November, 2018 | Transformational Leadership and Learning

08:00 - 10:00

Session No. 9

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING

Plenary and Galleria Walk

The Future of Learning is Here: Using Artificial Intelligence to Enhance and Accelerate Learning In Companies Worldwide
Vince Vannelli, Partner, BlueLine-KPG, Manager Director, KPG Ventures (USA), TechMahindra (India), and representative from EF (one of the largest education companies in the world) (TBC)

 Is Action Learning Still Relevant for Today’s World and the Emerging Future?
*Yury Boshyk, Chair, Global Forum (Canada)

How We Built an Internal Network of Business Driven Action Learning Facilitators in Africa’s Largest Energy Provider
*Rosetta Pillay, Chief Advisor, Executive Development, and Head of School Management Programs, Eskom Academy of Learning (South Africa)

Experiences of Applying Critical Action Learning to Business and Societal Issues
*Bernhard Hauser, Professor for Change Management, University for Applied Management, (Germany)

10:00 - 10:30

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

10:30 - 12:30

Session No. 10

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING

Plenary and Galleria Walk

Business Leadership Education in the 21st Century
*Kenneth S. Rhee, Professor and Dean, School of Management, Nazareth College (USA)

Lessons Learned from Working in Human Resources in Silicon Valley
Deanna Grams, Director, Human Resources at TuneIn, formerly HR Business Partner, Disney Interactive (USA) (TBC)

Insights from the Science of Thinking: Trends in Learning Impacting How Companies Advance the Development of Their Employees
*Michellana Jester, Lecturer, Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management, (USA)
This presentation will share insights from the science of thinking and how trends in learning may impact how businesses advance their employees' development. 

Why-delete Leadership in the Public Service and Not-for-Profit and Voluntary Sectors is Critical for Transformation--delete: Personal Reflections
*Eva Kmiecic, formerly, Head of Strategy, United Way, and senior civil servant in the Government of Canada (Canada)

*Shusheela Venkataraman, Member, Integrity and Ethics Committee, NGO President and formerly PWC, IBM, and Cisco (India)

Global Transformation: UPS's Senior Leadership Development Program (SLDP)
SLDP Participant, Presenter from UPS (TBC)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30- 15:30

Session No. 11

WISDOM PANEL

Plenary

*Andreas Fritz, VP Sales and President Western Europe and South America; Chairman of the Board of Seco Tools India (Italy)

*Mohan Lai Menon, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Cloudsek and Sentient, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, formerly a Director at Dell (India)

*Paul Migus, Advisor and Consultant to Governments, former Deputy Minister, Government of Canada (Canada)

*Paul Shannon, Medical Leader, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for Quality Improvement and Innovation, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals, National Health Service FT (UK)

*Harold Weinstein, GEL and former CEO, Caliper (USA) ("Lessons from the Deli")

15:30- 17:00

Session 12

RETROSPECTIVES AND SUMMARY

Venue and theme of the next (24th GLOBAL FORUM, 17-19 JUNE, 2019)

18:00

REFRESHMENTS AND FINAL DINNER

on the 18th floor of the hotel.

Final Party | Dancing | Refreshments | Fun

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