Ethical Leadership in Business 2020 - Programme

programme

Thursday, 25 June

10:00 - 11:00 (CEST)
Roundtable: Innovation and Entrepreneurship: towards a resilient society and economy

 

Global challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and the economic crisis provide us with a chance to be innovative and to adapt the way we live and do business. Sharing experiences and expertise is a big part of leveraging such change.

The Ethical Leadership Roundtable on ’Innovation and Entrepreneurship: building resilience in the economy and society’ will facilitate exchange on small and big innovations and adaptations in such fields as health care, education, work, commerce, payment services, delivery and entertainment.

Leader

  • Angelica Kiboro, iBizAfrica at Strathmore University, Entrepreneurship and Partnerships Manager/Lecturer

Attendees will learn about:

  • general trends in entrepreneurship and start-ups to innovate and adapt to challenging situations
  • context specific challenges and opportunities in different countries
  • the role of entrepreneurship in bridging the digital divide

14:00 - 15:30 (CEST)
Interactive Panel Discussion: Lifelong learning for a resilient economy / Followed by a networking session with speakers and participants

 

Quality education and lifelong learning are key elements in building a resilient economy.

Speakers

Moderation

Attendees will learn about:

  • examples from business of how lifelong learning has evolved since the pandemic  
  • the opportunities and risks of workplace learning in formal and informal economies
  • the role of education technology in building a resilient economy
Followed by a networking session with speakers and participants
  • Inspiring reflections on how to lead in times of crisis and beyond
  • Concrete and practical examples of overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities
  • New ideas and insights from people of different cultural and professional backgrounds

Friday, 26 June

10:00 - 11:30 (CEST)
Interactive Panel Discussion: Leadership for a moral renewal in the economy / Followed by a networking session with speakers and participants

 

At a time of unprecedented crisis, business leaders have to make prompt decisions, based on a limited amount of information. Simultaneously they need to anticipate future opportunities to increase business sustainability. At times of crisis and uncertainty, it is important to reassure employees and customers – and this requires empathy, compassion and trustbuilding. At the same time, leaders need to protect business performance.

Speakers

  • Vivek Asrani, Kaymo Fastener Company, Managing Director
  • Brendan Kelly, Credit Suisse,COO / CFO & CC | Leadership & Professional Development, HLE
  • Isabella Phoenix, HP EMEA Omnichannel Transformation Senior Manager Architects of Air Co-founder

Moderation

Followed by a networking session with speakers and participants
  • Inspiring reflections on how to lead in times of crisis and beyond
  • Concrete and practical examples of overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities
  • New ideas and insights from people of different cultural and professional backgrounds

16:00 - 17:30 (CEST)
Leadership in the Community

 

Leader

 

Please note that this programme is subject to change. Stay tuned for registration details which will be communicated soon.