Past Events

CEO LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

November 6-8, 2019 | Dallas, TX

Bring mid-market best practices into your organization. The 2019 Chief Executive Leadership Summit offers peer-tested tactics and strategies that will help you and your organization accelerate growth and profitability.

It’s a unique opportunity to tune up your strategic assumptions, future plans and tactical priorities in collaboration with leading mid-market CEOs and senior executives and world-class speakers and thought leaders.

With compelling speakers and engaging peer roundtable discussions, this is a unique opportunity to work “on your business” for 2 days and come away with valuable insights to improve your company and your own performance.  

2019 Topics Included:

  • Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t
  • Worst to First: What it Really Takes to Turn Around an Organization
  • Preparing for and Leveraging Business Cycles
  • Thriving in Chaos
  • Mission Drive Leadership

2019 Speakers Included:

  • Alan Beaulieu, CEO, ITR Economics
  • Mark T. Bertolini, Former Chairman and CEO, Aetna Inc.; Director of CVS Health, Verizon Communications Inc., and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company; Author, Mission-Driven Leadership
  • Corinne Hancock, Chaos Coach, Former Director of Clinics for Project CURE; Former State Department Leadership Coach
  • Verne Harnish, Author, Scaling Up and the Rockefeller Habits
  • David marquet, President; Bestselling Author; International Top Ranked Keynoter; Intent-Based Leadership Institute

For more details, view the 2019 event page.

2020 Registration Details Coming Soon!


CEO TALENT SUMMIT

September 24-25, 2019 | West Point, NY

Make magic with your talent and teams. You’re only as good as your people. At the 2019 CEO Talent Summit at West Point, top business and military leaders share secrets for recruiting extraordinary people and building high-revving cultures that win. 

Nothing is more important for you to stay competitive today—and no other event combines the best of the US Army’s elite leadership school and America’s top CEOs to help you. The CEO Talent Summit is limited to just 125 participants, so you’ll gain new relationships from across American business, and come away with powerful strategies you can put to work right away.

2019 Topics Included:

  • Create A Culture That Never Quits. Uncover the HR secrets of the US Army’s Special Forces 
  • Recruit The Best. Get the tools you need to find amazing people—and get them aboard 
  • Stop Turnover. Learn the art of employee loyalty in volatile, uncertain times 
  • Manage Smarter. Master the emerging technologies reshaping the workplace 
  • Inspire Your People. Create resilient, impactful teams across your company 

2019 Speakers Included:

  • Keynote: Lieutenant General (Ret.) Frank Kearney
  • Brigadier General (Ret.) Bernard Banks, Ph.D., Faculty, Thayer Leader Development Group, West Point
  • Margaret Keane, Chief Executive officer, Synchrony Financial
  • Doug Sieg, Managing Partner, Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC
  • Nigel Travis, Executive Chairman, Dunkin’ Brands; Author, The Challenge Culture

For more details, view the 2019 event page.

2020 Registration Details Coming Soon!


SMART MANUFACTURING SUMMIT

smart manufacturing summit May 14-15, 2019 | Dallas, TX

Exclusively designed for leaders from mid-market companies, the 2019 Smart Manufacturing Summit, co-hosted by Peterbilt, will help CEOs navigate their organization’s progress, and course correct where necessary through: 

  • Peer-to-peer networking provides rich opportunities to share best practices, principles and processes for managing continuous change.
  • Forward-looking insights from manufacturing pioneers and global powerhouses will hone a CEO’s ability to see around corners and anticipate smart manufacturing’s next iteration.
  • Exclusive factory tours offer a behind-the-scenes look at cutting-edge advancements and an insider’s view of how top manufacturers do what they do best.

2019 Topics Included:

  • New Tech Without Tears
  • The Keys to Manufacturing Transformation: The Courage to Care
  • Protecting Your Core Operations: Security Considerations in Today’s Smart Factory 
  • Additive Manufacturing: Out of the Lab and Into Your Line
  • What’s Next for Manufacturing

2019 Speakers Included:

  • Raj Batra, President, Siemens Digital Factory
  • Sue Hwang, CFO, Hollman Inc.
  • John Kramer Jr. Chairman & CEO, Cambridge Engineering
  • Trish Renner, Managing director, Global Industries
  • Brad Rhorer, Chief Talent Programs Officer, Conexus

For more details, visit the 2019 event page.

Register for the 2020 event today!


2019 HEALTHCARE CEO SUMMIT

October 21, 2019 | Cleveland, OH

No group of CEOs is facing greater leadership challenges right now than healthcare CEOs. The business of improving human health will likely change more in the next 25 years than it did in the last 100. There’s a radical revolution underway, and an ever-more connected ecosystem linking everything from biotechnology to digital commerce, data and analytics to nursing, and everything between. Couple that with constantly evolving and complex regulations, the debate over affordability, and aging demographics in the U.S., and you have an industry ripe for dramatic change, challenges and huge opportunity.

In-depth, interactive and built to arm you with actionable insights, the Healthcare CEO Summit is a first-of its kind, cross-industry congress custom built for busy, high-level corporate leaders tackling these unique challenges. You’ll engage the top minds across every sector of healthcare, and walk away energized and infused with innovative ideas to lead your organization—and take advantage of incredible opportunities—in these tumultuous times.

2019 Topics Included:

  • Building a High-Performance Healthcare Culture
  • Healthcare 2030: Leading Into the Future – Developing talent, placing bets and allocating capital in an era of continuous disruption 
  • Mastering the shift to consumer-driven healthcare; creating a framework for making the most of the opportunity
  • Creating an organizational culture that insures repeatable success in developing and bringing high-wire, high-stakes research to market.
  • Building processes for creating change and serving customers — lessons from the CEO of one of the world’s most respected healthcare institutions               

2019 Speakers Included:

  • Stanley Bergman, Chairman & CEO, Henry Schein
  • Michael Crupain, M.D., MPH Chief Medical Officer, Sharecare; Medical Unit Chief of Staff, The Dr. Oz Show
  • Rita Johnson-Mills, Boardmember Brookdale Senior Living Center; Former Chief Executive Officer, United Healthcare Community Plan of Tennessee
  • Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., CEO & President, Cleveland Clinic

For more details, view the 2019 event page.

2020 Registration Details Coming Soon!


CYBER RISK BOARD FORUM

March 4, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

Cyber Risk isn’t just about hacking anymore. It’s about seismic shifts in the regulatory landscape impacting every aspect of business data. It’s a radical revision of customer privacy expectations. It’s nation-state actors infiltrating and manipulating the world’s top brands for geopolitical influence. And it’s about unparallelled opportunity for those who master new business models faster than their rivals.

The year ahead promises the most profound, complex changes at the intersection of business and technology in history—changes that will require smarter, savvier decision-making by every public company board member.

2019 Topics Included:

  • Emerging regulation that could challenge all facets of digital business
  • Changing privacy expectations and their impact on governance
  • How a potential economic slowdown will impact digital business
  • Strategic best practices for overseeing ethical digital transformation
  • Ensuring trust in a customer-centric business environment
  • The impact of economic nationalism on corporate cyber operations

2019 Speakers Included:

  • Keynote: Robert J. Jackson Jr., Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Keynote: Mike Rogers, Former Director, National Security Agency and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command
  • Cheryl Conley, Senior Staff Lead, Cyber Communications & Employee Engagement, Lockeheed Martin
  • David Estlick, Chief Information Security Officer, Starbucks
  • Kalinda Raina, Head of Global Privacy, LinkedIn

For more details, view the 2019 event page.

Register for the 2020 event today!


2019 DISRUPTIVE TECH SUMMIT

June 10-11, 2019 | Cambridge, MA

Monitoring strategy execution and understanding the associated risks and opportunities are at the top of every board member’s to-do list. Directors must truly understand how new technologies are reshaping business models in every industry across the world, so they can make better decisions and stay relevant on the boards they serve.

That’s why we’ve created the Disruptive Tech Summit. Tailor-made for busy corporate directors, this focused, interactive 2-day masterclass is designed to get board members like you up to speed on how breakneck technology is impacting the way businesses operate.

Limited to just 125 participants, this exclusive and interactive series of sessions will be taught by experts from some of the world’s top academic and business organizations.

2019 Topics Included:

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Machine Learning
  • Blockchain
  • Robotics and Automation
  • The Internet of Things

2019 Speakers Included:

  • Melanie Foley, EVP, Chief Talent & Enterprise Service Officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Bon Harbour, Senior Partner, Global Automotive Manufacturing Oliver Wyman
  • James Mickens, Professor, Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Nicholas Megroponte, Author, Being digital, Co-Founder, MIT Media Lab
  • Angela Xutavern, Co-Author, Head of Al, Alix Partners

For more details, view the 2019 event page.

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