We are very pleased to inform you that EMBA @ UW has become the official partner of BUSINESS INSIDER Global TrendsFestival. We are convinced that it is one of the most interesting and most important business events this autumn.

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International edition of the conference starts on 19 October / Will explore impact of Covid-19 on global business / The first global conference to take place exclusively online / Interactive event with four stages in different times zones .

BUSINESS INSIDER Global Trends Festival will take place online from 19 to 23 October 2020. Its focus will be the impact of Covid-19 on business around the globe. The conference will happen online on multiple “stages” and time zones and will feature renowned leaders from science and business, including Reed Hastings, cofounder and CEO of Netflix, Nouriel Roubini, economist and professor at NYU; Sebastian Thrun, CEO of Kitty Hawk Corporation, chairman and co-founder of Udacity, former Vice-President of Google; Poppy Gustafsson, CEO of Darktrace; Sergio P. Ermotti, CEO of UBS Group AG and Christoph Franz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Roche Holding AG.


The BUSINESS INSIDER Global Trends Festival will examine the impact of the coronavirus along five main themes: Welcome to the Future, Shifting Societies, Sustainability, Technology, and Organization.The event will be interactive, and executives, entrepreneurs, and investors from around the world are invited to join. It will feature more than 60 hours of presentations, discussions, and workshops. The conference will be held on four geographical stages - the Global Stage and three regional stages – United States Stage, European Stage (in London, Berlin, and Warsaw), and Asia/Pacific Stage (in New Delhi and Tokyo). Tickets are available starting 10 August at the BUSINESS INSIDER Global Trends Festival website. Other BUSINESS INSIDER Global Trends Festival speakers include:  Felix Oberholzer-Gee, Andreas Andresen Professor of Business Administration in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School; Marc Walder, CEO Ringier AG; Alain Dehaze, CEO of Adecco Group; Philip Vanhoutte, CEO of Future of Work and remote team management expert; Marcel Salathé, professor at EPFL, digital epidemiologist, and member of the Swiss National Covid-19 Science Task Force; Bob Dignen, Director of International Leadership Performance and York Associates; Jean-Francois Manzoni, President of IMD in Lausanne; and Jennifer Jordan, Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at IMD in Lausanne.


The BUSINESS INSIDER Global Trends Festival is organized by an international team, including representatives of BUSINESS INSIDER in United States, Poland, Great Britain, Germany, Japan, and India. Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Axel Springer SE, and Henry Blodget, cofounder, CEO, and Editorial Director of Insider, In, are ambassadors of the conference.


Previously the BUSINESS INSIDER Trends Festival took place in Warsaw, Poland, and featured 120 speakers from around the world. It attracted nearly 3,000 visitors from Poland and abroad.


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Akredytacja AMBA

    Association of MBAs (AMBA) - is an international association involved in research in the field of management studies 

    The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) - is an international association of business, public service organizations and consultancy in the field of management development
MCZ UW is accredited by AMBA since 2007 and by EFMD since 2017

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