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

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Tuesday, 27. November, 2018 | Optional: Guided City Tour, Discussion about Bangalore and India, and Opening Reception

08:45 - 13:00

Guided City Tour

08:45 | MEET IN THE LOBBY

13:00 - 14:30

Optional Lunch

B Cafe - Shangri-La Hotel

15:00 - 16:30

Discussion (Board Room)

Perspectives on Bangalore, Indian Culture and Society

With local Global Forum Community Members and Global Forum participants

18:00 - 20:00

Shangri-La Hotel

Welcome Reception: Skydeck (18th floor)

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

Wednesday, 28. November, 2018 | Room: Krishna (2nd floor)
"The Big Picture": Global and Regional Strategic Changes Driving Transformation

08:00 - 08:15

WELCOME

*Yury Boshyk, Global Forum Chairperson
*Andreas Streiber, General Manager, Shangri-La Hotel

08:15 - 09:00

THE 23RD GLOBAL FORUM INAUGURAL KEYNOTE

INDIA'S AND KARNATAKA'S TRANSFORMATION: CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS
*Shri R.V. Deshpande, The Honourable Minister for Revenue and Skill Development for Karnataka

09:00 - 09:15

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

09:15 - 11:15

SESSION 1

INDIA'S TRANSFORMATION: REAL OR ASPIRATIONAL? 

Plenary-Panel

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

*Susheela Venkataraman, Consultant; Chair, Integrity and Ethics Committee, Rotary District 3190; Trustee, Arogya World India Trust; Director, SGBS Unnati Foundation and formerly Asian Development Bank, Professor, MYRA School of Business; PWC, IBM, and Cisco (India)

*Jagdish Kini, Founder, Enterprise5c, Co-Founder and Director, Greenfern Leadership and Strategic Consulting, former CEO of L'Oreal, India, CEO of Airtel, South India (India)

*Abhoy Ojha, Professor, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (India)

*Ravichandar (Ravi) Venkataraman, Chairman, Feedback Consulting, former member, Bangalore Agenda Task Force (BATF) (India)

*Naresh Shah, President, Software Operation, Hewlett Packard India, and Executive Committee Member, AMCHAM Karnataka (India)

*Amit Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, IBM India, and Executive Committee Member, AMCHAM Karnataka (India)

11:15 - 11:30 

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

11:30 - 13:00

Session 2

THE "BIG PICTURE" OVERVIEW: PERSPECTIVES ON GEOPOLITICAL AND REGIONAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC ISSUES DRIVING SOCIETAL, BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP TRANSFORMATIONS

Plenary

Global Issues and Trends of Concern and Celebration
*Yury Boshyk, CEO, Global Executive Learning, and Chair & Founder, the Global Forum, formerly Professor of Strategy and Geopolitics, IMD, and the Theseus Institute (Canada)

China: Organizational Transformation and Leadership Challenges in an Age of Uncertainties
*Gary Wang, CEO, MindSpan Development, formerly with Dell, Sony, and DuPont (China)              

Immigration Impacts on Silicon Valley and Innovation
*Deanna Grams, Director, People Operations for TuneIn, formerly, Manager, HR Business Partner, Disney Interactive (USA)

South and North Korea: Peaceful Reintegration?
*K.R. Yoon, President, Global Talent Management Institute, formerly with DuPont Asia (S. Korea)

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch | Foyer of the Meeting Room

14:00 - 16:00

Session 3

COUNTRY AND REGIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS: AFRICA THE MIDDLE EAST, CHINA, INDIA AND VIETNAM

Plenary and Galleria Walk: Participants take part in all topic discussions on a rotational basis (approx. every 25 minutes)

Africa and the Middle East:
*Andrew Johnson, Chief Learning Officer, Eskom Holdings (South Africa)
*Brian Isaacson, Director, Aligned Leadership Consulting (South Africa)
*Shaun Rozyn, Managing Director, Custom Programs, University of Virginia, Darden Executive Education and formerly, Sabic, Global Leadership Development, Executive Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (USA)

China:
*Barbara Gutmann, Volkswagen Group Academy (China)
*Kevin Hao, Gene 100 Consulting, (China)
*Harld Peters, President, UPS China (China)
*Gary Wang, CEO, MindSpan Development (China)

India:
*Andreas Fritz, VP Sales and President Western Europe and South America, Chairman of the Board of Seco Tools India, Seco Tools (Italy)
*Mohan Lal Menon, Ex DuPont, Dell, APC, CEO and Co- founder, Cloudsek, Currently Director, Family Board, Eastern Group of Companies, Director, Cap Aleph, India's first agri focused VC fund (India)
*Emmanuel David, Director, Tata Management Training Centre (India)
*Mrityunjay Srivastava, Vice President, Talent Transformation, Wipro (India)

Vietnam: Perspectives from Two Worlds
*Thiet  K. Nguyen, Chief HR Officer, Alpha King Real Estate Development Joint Stock Company, formerly Johnson & Johnson (Vietnam-USA)

16:00 - 16:30

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

16:30 - 18:00

Session 4

COUNTRY AND REGIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS: EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND S. KOREA 

Plenary and Galleria Walk: Participants take part in 3 topic discussions on a rotational basis (approx. every 25 minutes)

Europe:
*Andreas Fritz, VP Sales and President Western Europe and South America, Chairman of the Board of Seco Tools India, Seco Tools (Italy)
*Chantal Fleuret, and *Karl-Georg Degenhardt , Gobal Executive Learning (France and Germany)
*Nicolas Helary, CFO, Vossloh Cogifer, formerly Siemens (Germany-France)
*Bernhard Hauser, Professor for Change Management, University for Applied Management, (Germany)

North America:
*George Consolver, Independent Management Consultant, Advisory Board Member, EDA, and formerly, head of Strategy, Texas Instruments (USA)
*Deanna Grams, Director, People Operations, TuneIn (USA)
*Kenneth S. Rhee, Professor and Dean, School of Management, Nazareth College (USA)
*Shaun Rozyn, Managing Director, Custom Programs, University of Virginia, Darden Executive Education (USA)

South America:
*Fernando Lanzer, Managing Partner, LCO Partners, formerly ABN Amro Bank (The Netherlands and Brazil)
*Andreas Fritz, VP Sales and President Western Europe and South America, Chairman of the Board of Seco Tools India, Seco Tools (Sweden-Italy)

South Korea:
*Jae Young Chung, Vice President, LG Academy, LG (S. Korea)
*K.R. Yoon, President, Global Talent Management Institute, formerly with DuPont Asia (S. Korea)

18:45

REFRESHMENTS AND CULTURAL EVENT

Foyer: Refreshments | Meeting Room Krishna (2nd floor)

19:45

DINNER

Dinner in the Meeting Room Krishna (2nd floor)

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Thursday, 29. November, 2018 | Room: Krishna (2nd floor)
Business and Leadership in Transformation

08:00 - 10:00

Session 5

The presentations and discussions on this day focus on direct experiences of company and business leadership transformations

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION

Plenary-Panel

Profiles and Characteristics of Transformational Leaders in India
*Mrityunjay Srivastava, Vice President, Leadership and Development, HR, Wipro (India)

Tata: Experiences of Transformation and Developing Transformational Leaders
*Emmanuel David, Director, Tata Management Training Centre (India)

India's Transformation: Reality or Aspiration?
*Ruchi Ahluwalia, Director, HR, Scania Commercial Vehicles India, formerly Carl Zeiss India and Ernst & Young (India)
*Shrikant Lonikar, CHRO and Director, Member of the Board,  Pernod-Ricard (India)
*Amit Dawar, Director, Value Added Services: (Customs, Compliance, Transport), DHL Logistics (India)
*Richa Sharma, Manager, Corporate Services and Development, Bertelsmann India Corporate Centre (India)

10:00 - 10:30

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

10:30 - 12:30

Session 6

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION AND CHANGE
Plenary and Galleria Walk: Participants take part in all  topic discussions on a rotational basis (approx. every 25 minutes)

Fuji Seal (Japan): Preparing Leaders for a New Competitive Environment
*Harold Weinstein, Global Executive Learning, Senior Partner, formerly CEO of Caliper (USA)

European and Other Company Experiences of Co-Creation and Collaboration with Silicon Valley
*Jim Myrick, Entrepreneur in Residence, Flex (Flextronics) (USA)

Increasing Board Level 'Techsavyness' and Understanding of Transformational Leadership
*Marieke Donkervoort, Enexis, formerly Avanade and Logica (The Netherlands)

LG (S. Korea): Preparing Future Talent and the Organization by Using the Jewish Havruta Approach
*Jae Young Chung, Vice President, LG Academy, LG (S. Korea)
*K.R. Yoon, President, Global Talent Management Institute, formerly with DuPont Asia (S. Korea)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch | Foyer of the Meeting Room

13:30 - 15:30

Session 7

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION 
Plenary and Galleria Walk: Participants take part in 3 of 4 topic discussions on a rotational basis (approx. every 35 minutes)
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 (Sweden-Italy)

Leadership Development at Wipro
*Mrityunjay Srivastava, Vice President, Leadership and Development, HR, Wipro (India)

Transforming Spoton, an Indian Logistics Company
*Jothi Menon, Director, HR and Service Quality, member of the Management Team, and India Equity Partners (India)

Indo-China: Countries, Economies and Implications for Organization Development
*Alex Chow, Managing Director, Asia Leap and Adjunct Faculty, Singapore University of Social Sciences (Singapore)
*Jessica Lu, Asia Leap and formerly, Towers Watson (Vietnam)

An overview of several countries with a spotlight on Vietnam as an example of trends and issues

15:30 - 16:00

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

16:00 - 18:00

Session 8 (paralell to Session 9)

BUSINESSES AND LEADERS IN TRANSFORMATION

Plenary with Galleria Walk & Parallel Session: Participants take part in all 3 topic discussions on a rotational basis (approx. every 35 minutes) OR choose the Parallel Session on Coaching and Mentoring Transformational Leaders

Business Driven Action Learning Transformation at UPS and What that Means for Business and  Leadership Development
*Paul Nieminen, Human and Organizational Development, UPS (USA)
Transformation in Progress: UPS's Senior Leadership Development Program (SLDP)
*Harld Peters, President, UPS China and SLDP Participant (China)

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, *Karl-Georg Degenhardt, Senior Partners, and *Yury Boshyk, CEO, Global Executive Learning (France,  Germany and Canada)
*Nicolas Helary, CFO, Vossloh Cogifer, formerly with Siemens (Germany-France)

16:00 - 18:00

Session 9 (paralell to Session 8)

Parallel Panel Session in Plenary

Coaching and Mentoring Transformational Leaders: Lessons Learned
*Krishna Kumar, Presidential Ambassador, International Association of Coaching, and Founder of ISEC (India)
*Dan Norenberg, CEO, Executive Ownershift, and Managing Director, N Vision Solutions (Germany)
*Klaus Bodel, Managing Director, Excellence Management Consulting, formerly with a leading German automotive company (Germany)
*Gary Wang, CEO, MindSpan Development (China)

18:30

REFRESHMENTS AND DINNER (Restaurant in the Hotel: Ssaffron | Room: Alfresco |18th floor)

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

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Friday, 30. November, 2018 | Room: Krishna (2nd floor)
Transformational Leadership, Innovation and Learning

08:00 - 10:00

Session 10

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING

Plenary and Galleria Walk: Participants take part in all topic discussions on a rotational basis (approx. every 25 minutes)

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

Transcending the Role: The Personal Transformation of Action Learning Facilitators at Eskom
*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)

Mentoring Leaders: Lessons Learned
*S M Balasubramaniyan (Bala), Chairman and Chief Mentor, Digital Core Technologies, and Board Member, Linkeddots Engineering Solutions, an IoT start-up (India)

International Business School Transformations
*Craig Marsh, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director, Lincoln International Business School, University of Lincoln (UK) 

10:00 - 10:30

Break

Coffee | Tea | Snacks | Foyer of the Meeting Room

10:30 - 12:30

Session 11

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING

Plenary and Galleria Walk: Participants take part in 3 of 5 topic discussions on a rotational basis (approx. every 35 minutes)

Business Leadership Education in the 21st Century
*Kenneth S. Rhee, Professor and Dean, School of Management, Nazareth College, formerly Professor of Management, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and with Case Western Reserve University (USA)

The Future of Leadership
*Andrew Johnson, Chief Learning Officer, Eskom Holdings, formerly GM, Eskom Leadership Institute, President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology of South Africa, Edcon, MTN and Transnet  (South Africa)

Leadership Transformation in the Public Service and Not-for-Profit  Sector
*Eva Kmiecic, Executive Vice President, LGT Executive Performance, formerly, Senior Vice President United Way Centraide, Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Directions in the RCMP, Vice President, Public Policy Forum and Board Member and Chair, Governance Committee with Dying with Dignity (Canada)
*Susheela Venkataraman, Consultant; Chair, Integrity and Ethics Committee, Rotary District 3190; Trustee, Arogya World India Trust; Director, SGBS Unnati Foundation and formerly Asian Development Bank, Professor, MYRA School of Business; PWC, IBM, and Cisco (India)

The Next Frontier: Building Next Generational Societal Information and Learning Systems
*Sanjay Kabe, Senior Leader and Innovator in IT and Knowledge Intesive Industries, and Consulting Executive Coach, formerly with Infosys, Tecnotree, Alcatel-Lucent, HP, and Satyam (India)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 15:30

Session 12

WISDOM PANEL

Plenary

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

*Mohan Lal Menon, CEO and Co- founder, Cloudsek; Director, Family Board, Eastern Group of Companies; Director, Cap Aleph, India's first agri-focused VC fund; formerly with DuPont, Dell, and APC (India)

*Paul Migus, President, LGT Executive Performance, formerly Deputy Minister, Government of Canada, Advisor and Consultant to Governments, Associate, Institute of Governance, and CEO, St. John Ambulance (Canada)

*Vinita Singh, Advisor and Co-Founder, Besso Children’s Home in India, and Entrepreneur, Founder and Director of Gorganic (The Netherlands and India)

*Harold Weinstein, Senior Partner, Global Executive Learning  and former CEO, Caliper (USA)

15:30 - 17:00

Session 13

RETROSPECTIVES AND SUMMARY OF THE 2018 GLOBAL FORUM

Venue and theme of the next (24th GLOBAL FORUM, 10-12 JUNE, 2019)

18:00 - 22:00 (+)

REFRESHMENTS AND FINAL DINNER

on the 18th floor of the hotel | Skydeck.

Dinner Buffet | Final Party | Dancing | Refreshments | Fun

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