GLOBAL TALENT SUMMIT

Fewer students are graduating with the skills needed for the jobs AI and robotics are either replacing or re-creating. Many companies and entire countries are now confronted with significant talent shortages. According to a PwC report in 2015, 73% of CEOs surveyed see skills shortages as a key business threat. Given the essential role of human capital in the coming expansion, a global war for talent is beginning and will intensify.

The Global Talent Summit (GTS) is the premier space for multi-disciplinary stakeholders from the private sector, policy, academia/education, and innovation to come together to discuss the trends and solutions for the future of work and education, and for closing the global skills gap. GTS – on its 6th year – now has convened over 2500 strategists, key opinion leaders, and relevant stakeholders to shape the future of talent through education, innovation, and recruitment.

Future of Education: The New Gold Standard

Future of Work

Early Education

Higher & Lifelong Education

TRACK CHAIR

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ANA ROLD

CEO & Founder, Diplomatic Courier and Founder & Host Global Talent Summit, Zürich, Switzerland

she shapes the thoughts of the world’s best academics & policy makers

Ana C. Rold is the Founder and Publisher of Diplomatic Courier, the flagship media network and magazine for top diplomats in Washington, DC,New York, Brussels and Geneva. Rold is also the Founder of Medauras Global LLC, a global communications firm for “The Connected Generation.” Medauras specializes in custom publications for organizations and institutions that are focused on a multitude of strategic concepts of national and global importance.

Speakers

KELLY PALMER

CHIEF LEARNING OFFICER, DEGREED, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA
 

Fumbi Chima

CIO FOX NETWORKS GROUP, LOS ANGELES, CA, USA
 

Chris Purifoy

Co-Founder and Chief Architect, Learning Economy, Washington D.C., USA
 

Shalini Trefzer

SPECIALIST IN THE EXECUTION OF AI INITIATIVES & SENIOR ADVISOR, GTS & WORLD IN 2050, BASEL, SWITZERLAND
 

Ana C. Rold

CEO & Publisher, Diplomatic Courier, Washington D.C., USA
 

JACOB SHERSON

FOUNDER, SCIENCE AT HOME, AARHUS, DENMARK
 

Lauren Maffeo

SENIOR CONTENT ANALYST, GETAPP, GARTNER, WASHINGTON D.C., USA
 

Robin Errico

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & DIVERSITY & INCLUSION LEADER, ERNST & YOUNG LTD., ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
 

Tim Sullivan

CEO, Oceanic Partners, San Francisco, CA, USA
 

Anders Hedberg

Senior Advisor, Workforce & Education, Diplomatic Courier, Philadelphia, PA, USA
 

Volker Stephan

Head of HR Europe Region, ABB, Baden, Switzerland
 

Janet Rafner

Coordinator of International Education, Science at Home, AARHUS, DENMARK
 

Carol O'Donnell

Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center, New York, USA
 

Annabella Peng

FOUNDER & CEO, GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERS INSTITUTE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA
 

Ji Han

DIRECTOR CURRICULUM & LEARNING, ZURICH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, SWITZERLAND
 

Jacksón Smith

Co-Founder & CTO, Learning Economy, WASHINGTON D.C., USA
 

Manjula Dissanayake

Executive Director, Educate Lanka Foundation, Gaithersburg, Maryland
 

SEBASTIAN DREWS

VICE PRESIDENT DIGITAL IT, ADIDAS, NÜRNBERG, GERMANY
 

SCHEDULE 2019

DAY 1

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

15:05
15:15
15:25
15:35
15:45
15:55
Global Talent Summit
Global Talent Summit
EDUCATION AS THE NEW GOLD STANDARD
15:05 - 15:50
FUMBI CHIMA, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, ADIDAS CHRIS PURIFOY, CEO, LEARNING ECONOMY TIM SULLIVAN, CEO, OCEANIC PARTNERS ANNABELLA PENG, FOUNDER, GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERS INSTITUTE ANA C. ROLD, PUBLISHER & CEO, DIPLOMATIC COURIER

FUMBI CHIMA, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, ADIDAS CHRIS PURIFOY, CEO, LEARNING ECONOMY TIM SULLIVAN, CEO, OCEANIC PARTNERS ANNABELLA PENG, FOUNDER, GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERS INSTITUTE ANA C. ROLD, PUBLISHER & CEO, DIPLOMATIC COURIER

BREAK

16:10
16:20
16:30
16:40
16:50
17:00
Global Talent Summit
Global Talent Summit
FUTURE OF TALENT: CLOSING THE GLOBAL SKILLS GAP
16:10 - 16:55
VOLKER STEPHAN, HEAD OF HR EUROPE, ABB ROBIN ERRICO, CHIEF RISK OFFICER, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION LEADERS, ERNST & YOUNG ANGELIKA REICH, PARTNER, MCKINSEY & COMPANY TOMASZ KLEKOWSKI, INSEAD LAUREN MAFFEO, SENIOR CONTENT ANALYST, GETAPP; GARTNER

VOLKER STEPHAN, HEAD OF HR EUROPE, ABB ROBIN ERRICO, CHIEF RISK OFFICER, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION LEADERS, ERNST & YOUNG ANGELIKA REICH, PARTNER, MCKINSEY & COMPANY TOMASZ KLEKOWSKI, INSEAD LAUREN MAFFEO, SENIOR CONTENT ANALYST, GETAPP; GARTNER

DAY 2

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

08:00
08:10
08:20
08:30
08:40
08:50
Global Talent Summit
Global Talent Summit
EARLY EDUCATION AND THE GAMIFICATION OF LEARNING
08:00 - 08:45
JACOB SHERSON AND JANET RAFNER, DIRECTORS, SCIENE AT HOME JI HAN, DIRECTOR OF CURRICULUM AND LEARNING, ZURICH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ROBERT SUMNER, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, DISNEY RESEARCH MANJULA DISSANAYAKE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SMITHONIAN SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER ANDERS HEDBERG, SENIOR ADVISOR, DIPLOMATIC COURIER

JACOB SHERSON AND JANET RAFNER, DIRECTORS, SCIENE AT HOME JI HAN, DIRECTOR OF CURRICULUM AND LEARNING, ZURICH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ROBERT SUMNER, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, DISNEY RESEARCH MANJULA DISSANAYAKE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SMITHONIAN SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER ANDERS HEDBERG, SENIOR ADVISOR, DIPLOMATIC COURIER

BREAK

10:20
10:30
10:40
10:50
11:00
11:10
11:20

ZURICH, JANUARY 17/18, 2019

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