Fellow in Economics at Oxford University, and a Visiting Professor at King’s College London. Co-author of the best-selling book, The Future of the Professions (2015) and the author of A World Without Work (2020).
„Required reading for any potential presidential candidate thinking about the economy of the future“ – The New York Times.
He worked in various roles in the British Government – in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, in the Policy Unit in 10 Downing Street, and in the Cabinet Office. He was also a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard University.
His TED Talk, on the future of work, has been viewed more than 1.6 million times: “3 myths about the future of work (and why they’re not true)”.
Chief Futurist for Deloitte Consulting LLP.
Professor of Corporate Innovation at the University of Notre Dame.
Mike researches the novel and exponential technologies most likely to affect the future of businesses.
His writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal, the World Economic Forum and Business Insider.
A global nomad and CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing companies for the 21st century.
Author of three bestselling books: The Algorithmic Leader, Futuretainment, The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas.
Mike’s views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. Contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.
A renowned futurist, speaker and author. Listed in the top 7 of futurists by the Huffington Post.
She is the founder Kjaer Global, a trend forecasting agency.
Anne Lise is on the IPE advisory board of Singapore’s URA (Urban Redevelopment Authority) and holds the honorary title of Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador.
Anne Lise Kjaer’s exceptional eye for social trends and consumer behaviour is matched by an original and thought-provoking way of translating fledgling concepts into commercial business propositions.
Ian Yeoman is the professional crystal ball gazer or futurologist specializing in travel and tourism. Ian learned his trade as the scenario planner for VisitScotland where he established the process of futures thinking within the organisation using a variety of techniques including economic modelling, trends analysis and scenario construction.
Ian was a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality Management at Edinburgh Napier University and University College, Birmingham. He has extensive experience within the hospitality industry, for which he was a hotel manager with Trusthouse Forte.
Ian has a PhD in Operations Research from Edinburgh Napier University, a postgraduate teaching certificate from Victoria University of Wellington and a BSc (Hons) in Catering Systems from Sheffield Hallam University.
Ian is editor of the Journal of Revenue & Pricing Management, co-editor of the Journal of Tourism Futures and editor of Channelview’s Tourism Futures book series. He is the author and co-editor of 20 books including the ‘Science Fiction, Disruption and Tourism’, ‘2050: Tomorrows Tourism’; “The Future Past of Tourism’. ‘Tomorrows Tourist; and ‘The Future of Events and Festivals’ and a large collection of papers in leading journals. He is a popular key note speaker at international conferences on a variety of topics including COVID-19, the Future of Tourism, Trends and Tourist Behaviour
Ian holds Visiting Professor post’s at Ulster University and the European Tourism Futures Institute.
He lives on the Kapiti coast with his family and is New Zealand’s largest importer of Sunderland AFC football memorabilia.
Apart from having a background in strategic risk management she is also CEO of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies.
Dasha firmly believes that managing short-term risks and looking beyond the immediate planning horizon are equally essential approaches to maneuvering an organization through the uncertainties of the future.
She co-wrote the report The New Age of Trade: Trends and Drivers Shaping the World Economy (2018) and presented its main conclusions at multiple members’ events hosted in Copenhagen, Oslo and Brussels.
Dasha’s expertise lies primarily within Economy, Climate and Environment, Geopolitics, Trade, Risk Management.
8:00 – 9:00
Registration + welcome coffee
THE FUTURE OF INDEPENDENT THINKING & LEADERSHIP
09:55 – 10:40
MODERATOR Mislav Ante Omazić, PhD, professor at The Faculty of Economics and Business
Mike Walsh, Futurist and CEO of Tomorrow
Liana Keserić, CEO of Raiffeisenbank Croatia
Marko Vičič, Founder and Senior Executive Partner in the Futura Group
A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
11:10 – 11:15
H.E. Mr. Ole Frijs-Madsen, The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark
12:05 – 12:50
MODERATOR Maja Jurišić, Expert on island energy transition (Photo: Ante Čizmić, CROPIX)
Daria (Dasha) Krivonos, CEO of Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies
Milla Bruneau, Executive Director for the Lahti – European Green Capital 2021 project (Finland)
Laurentiu-Florin Dimitriu, Nestlé’s Country Manager for Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
12:50 – 13:10
MODERATOR Hrvoje Krešić, Nova TV
Vedrana Likan Managing Partner at Colliers Croatia, Slovenia & BiH
Vlado Mandić, Managing director (Member of the Board) at EVN Croatia Plin
THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY
14:30 – 15:15
MODERATOR Josipa Majić, Co-founder and CEO of Revuto
Mike Bechtel, Managing director and the chief futurist with Deloitte Consulting LLP
Boris Drilo, Member of the Management Board and Chief Technical and Chief Information Officer (CTIO) in Hrvatski Telekom
Gordan Kožulj, Director of Consulting Services at Deloitte Central Europe South Cluster (Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, N. Macedonia, and Albania)
Boris Nemšić, Chairman of the Board at Delta Partners
THE FUTURE OF WORK AND EDUCATION
9:00 – 09:50
Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Ethics in AI at Oxford University, and a Research Professor at King’s College London
09:50 – 10:35
MODERATOR Hrvoje Balen, President of the Algebra University College Board
Daniel Susskind, Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Ethics in AI at Oxford University, and a Research Professor at King’s College London
Ivan Vidiš, State Secretary of The Ministry of Labour, Pension System, Family and Social Policy
Nikola Kapraljević, CEO of Infinum
Ivana Galić Baksa, Head of PR and Corporate Communications at Nova TV, United Media
10:35 – 10:55
Bojan Jerbić, Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, at the Department of Robotics and Automation of Production Systems, and Founder of CRTA – Regional Centre of Excellence for Robotic Technologies
THE FUTURE OF GOVERNANCE
12:15 – 13:00
MODERATOR Aida Riđanović, Director of Communications and External Affairs at Qatar Foundation International
Anne Lise Kjaer, Futurist and founder of Kjaer Global
Dario Hrebak, Mayor of Bjelovar
Tomislav Radoš, Vice President for Industry and IT, Energy and Environmental Protection, HGK
Ivan Franičević, CEO of Rasco
THE FUTURE OF TOURISM
14:20 – 14:30
Minister at Ministry of Tourism and Sport
14:30 – 15:15
Branko Bogunović, Partner at HD Consulting – Hotel and Destination Consulting
Ian Yeoman, Futurist and Associate Professor at Victoria University of Wellington
David Taylor, CEO & President of the Management Board at Adriatic Luxury Hotels
Paul Bradbury, Owner and Editor-in-Chief of Total Croatia News
Renata Vujasinović, Country Manager Croatia at Visa