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Join Presidents Summit 2021 on November 8-9th in Copenhagen, Denmark for two full days of actionable insights, inspiration and networking with 3,000+ business leaders from all over the world.

MONDAY THE 8TH

7:00 - 8:40

BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

Get your day started just right with a delicious breakfast, smiles from our service staff, and the sound of soft jazz while you start doing your first bit of business.

8:40 - 9:00

WELCOME: With Chairman and Moderator

The venue is buzzing with excitement and the Chairman of Presidents Summit, Mads Faurholt-Jorgensen, will welcome the 3,000+ attendees at Northern Europe’s Leading Business Conference.

9:00 - 9:50

MAIN STAGE: Don Tapscott

Do you have the necessary principles in place to succeed in the new Digital Age? In the opening keynote by the #1 Digital Thinker in the world, Don Tapscott, you will learn the key challenges for businesses in the new Digital Age.

9:50 - 10:40

Have you ever left a conversation or negotiation feeling as if you could have gotten a better outcome? Erica Fox will take the stage to share her thought leading insights into how you can close the performance gap and achieve superior results.

NETWORKING BREAK BEGINS

10:40 - 11:40

NEXT STAGE: Jason Cotta

Is retail really dead? Jason Cotta don't think so - quite the contrary actually. Join this session, to hear his take on the future of retail and how quality and experience will play a decisive part in your ability to be successful.

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NETWORKING BREAK ENDS

11:40 - 12:30

MAIN STAGE: Sir Martin Sorrell

How do you build an empire by acquiring and integrating hundreds of companies? Sir Martin Sorrell is perhaps the most experienced and knowledgeable person on this topic. In his keynote, he will tell the story of how he build WPP into the world's largest advertising company - and how he is doing it again at S4 Capital.

12:30 - 13:20

MAIN STAGE: Whitney Johnson

Are you confident that your business will exist in 10 years - if so what makes you think that? Whitney Johnson will teach you how disruptive thinking improves the odds of success for products, companies and even countries, and harnessing this powerful mindset begins with the individual.

LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK BEINGS

13:35 - 14:35

NEXT STAGE: The Pitch by CVX Ventures

Who is going to run away with the prize as the most promising start-up? Get a first-hand experience with some of the fastest growing companies in Denmark, when they present their products, business models, and ambitions on the NEXT Stage.

LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK ENDS

14:50 - 15:50

MAIN STAGE: Manny Maceda

How good are you at leading, inspiring, and motivating the people you meet or manage? Manny Maceda has proved that he is among the best at this as the Global CEO of Bain and Company. In his keynote, you will learn how they have become the #1 Best Place to Work several times by increasing the level of transparency and engagement from firm leadership – and how this has led to an exceptional company culture.

15:50 - 16:40

MAIN STAGE: Alexander Osterwalder

How do you build invincible companies that will endure forever? Simple you enable an innovative organisation that favours new ideas and disruptive thinking. Get ready for Alexander Osterwalder's, the founder of Business Model Canvas, keynote on this topic.

NETWORKING BREAK BEGINS

16:50- 17:30

NEXT STAGE: TBA

NETWORKING BREAK ENDS

17:40 - 18:30

MAIN STAGE: Great Reveal Coming Soon

The day will end with a mindblowing, entertaining performance putting you in the right state to enter Night Summit.

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NIGHT SUMMIT BEGINS

After a full day of new learnings and networking, we turn off the lights and turn on the tunes, when the famous Rock Band, D-A-D, plays at Presidents Summit.

19:30 - 20:30

CONCERT: TBA

Another star will soon be revealed.

21:30 - 22:45

CONCERT: D-A-D

The legendary Danish Rock Band takes the stage for a complete set of their greatest classics.

02:00

THE PARTY ENDS

The networking comes to an end to prepare you to a new day of learnings.

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If you want to join Night Summit only or bring along one from the team, we have a limited quantity of exclusive accesses enabling you to invite others to a great evening on Monday the 8th.

TUESDAY THE 9TH

8:00 - 10:00

BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

Get your day started just right with a delicious breakfast, smiles from our service staff, and the sound of soft jazz while you start doing your first bit of business.

10:00 - 10:50

MAIN STAGE: Jim Kwik

Is your brain running at 100%? In fact, research shows that only 3% of people utilise their brain to the fullest. Our keynote speaker, Jim Kwik, has made it his life's mission to enable everyone to do so. Join this session to make learning your superpower!

10:50 - 11:40

MAIN STAGE: Jill Ader

How has the pandemic changed the role of leadership? In this keynote, you will learn the life force of today’s and tomorrow’s leadership. The pandemic is a catalyser of change and the role of leadership will be redefined.

LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK BEGINS

11:50 - 12:25

NEXT STAGE: Pia Tandrup

What is the future of e-commerce and data-driven advertising? In this session on the NEXT Stage, Pia Tandrup, the Country Manager of Facebook, will dive deep into the future of e-commerce and what you can do today to be prepared.

12:25 - 13:00

NEXT STAGE: Lars Tvede

What are the supertrends that will shape our future? And more importantly, how do you identify and take advantage of them before your competitors. Lars Tvede will step on the Next Stage to share his most important learnings from 20 years in investing.

LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK ENDS

13:20 - 14:10

MAIN STAGE: George Yip

Are you able to motivate and organise your team for organisational transformation? Often, the largest impediment to change and growth is the company's ability to implement changes that enables it to move forward.

14:10 - 15:00

MAIN STAGE: Mads Nipper

Sustainability is one of the most important topics on the business agenda in the 2020's. In this keynote, Mads Nipper, the CEO of Ørsted, will share his learnings from 30+ years of working in some of the world's most sustainable companies.

NETWORKING BREAK BEGINS

15:05 - 15:40

NEXT STAGE: The Future of AI

Few technologies will be as disruptive to our personal and professional life as AI. Join this panel discussion by world-leading experts, practitioners, and academics, and here how you can begin to implement AI tomorrow.

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15:40 - 16:15

NEXT STAGE: Morten Albæk

How do you regain meaning at work for the post-COVID world? As a leader, one of your foremost tasks is to invoke meaning and motivation in your employees. In this keynote, Morten Albæk will share his thought on how to inspire your people and create amazing results.

NETWORKING BREAK ENDS

16:20 - 17:10

MAIN STAGE: Marshall Goldsmith

Do you have a plan for advancing to the next level in your career? Marshall Goldsmith, the #1 Leadership Thinker and Executive Coach in the world, will talk about how successful people become successful leaders and enable the potential in others.

17:10 - 18:00

MAIN STAGE: Colin O'Brady

Have you ever explored your full potential and pushed yourself to the absolute limit? Colin O'Brady has climbed the highest peaks of the world, crossed Antarctica solo and unaided as the first man ever, and accomplished 10 other exploring world records. He claims that you too can achieve this - if you just set your mind to it.

FAQ

WHAT IS MAIN STAGE?

Our Main Stage seats 3.000+ captivated business leaders for 45-minute sessions, where you get to witness actionable insights shared by world-leading experts encompassed by a gigantic 30-meter screen capturing every detail of deep dives into topics, trends, and of-the-moment issues that are critical to any business.

WHAT IS NEXT STAGE?

As the Main Stage breaks up and unlimited networking arises, the learnings do not stop. Each break, our Next Stage opens up to more insights and entertainment, where we bid welcome experts in an exclusive setting with limited seating. The concept offers an even more informal style, where you get the chance to ask your most probing questions to industry experts.

CAN'T MAKE IT TO COPENHAGEN?

Join thousands of business leaders virtually with a Live Pass to Presidents Summit 2021. A Live Pass grants you access to all material live and on-demand for 60 days following the event.

Next Presidents Summit

November 8-9th 2021, Copenhagen