TLS 2018 Agenda

We are proud to present you a preliminary version of this years Transcultural Leadership Summit Agenda. We will announce the designated speakers as well as our sponsors at a later point of time!

We look foreward to welcome you at beautiful lake constance later this year!

Transcultural Leadership Summit 2018

Preliminary Agenda

Day 1 – November 8th, 2018

13:00 – 13:15 pm                      Welcome Address | Student project leads

13:15 – 13:45 pm                      Opening Address | “Transculturality and Innovation”, Director Prof Josef Wieland, Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin

Part I Cooperation

13:45 – 14:15 pm                      Keynote | “Brazil and Germany – Potentials for Economic Cooperation”; Thomas Timm, Executive Vice-President and Member of the Board, German Chamber of Commerce, São Paulo (to be confirmed)

14:15 – 14:45 pm                      Keynote | “Transcultural Cooperation – The example of Zeppelin”; Ricardo Borges Dos Santos, Managing Director of Zeppelin Systems Latin America

14:45 – 15:00 pm                       Open discussion

15:00 – 15:45 pm                       Coffee, Cake & Culture | “Ambassadors of the Future”, German Chancellor Fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (to be confirmed)

Part II Leadership

15:45 – 16:15 pm                       Keynote | “My vision of being a transcultural leader“; Rachel Maia, Executive at Global Level & Advisory Board Member & Columnist at Forbes, São Paulo (to be confirmed)

16:15 – 16:45 pm                       Keynote | “Leadership and Integrity in Brazil“; Bruno Brandão, Executive Director of Transparency International Brazil, São Paulo

16:45 – 17:00 pm                       Open Discussion

17.00 – 17:30 pm                       Coffee, Cake & Culture | “The Future we want”, a project in cooperation with the Goethe Institute Brazil

Part III Transculturality and Leadership Development

17:30 – 18:45 pm                       Panel Discussion, moderated by Prof. Josef Wieland, Director, Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin

  • Dr Rolf-Dieter Acker; Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Deutsch-Brasilianische Gesellschaft; Advisory Board Member of the Business Association for Latin America (LAV); Former CEO of BASF S.A. in Brazil & Regional Head South America, Germany.
  • Prof Mario Monzoni; Coordinator of the Center for Sustainability Studies at São Paulo School of Business Administration (EAESP) at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo
  • Rachel Maia; Executive at Global Level & Advisory Board Member & Columnist at Forbes, São Paulo (to be confirmed)

Conference Dinner

19:00 pm                                       Dinner Speech | “Transcultural Leadership and Innovation Management in Practice”, Dr Martin Teigeler, Executive Vice President R&D at Rolls-Royce Power Systems


Day 2 – November 9th, 2018

08:00 – 09:00 am                        Arrival | Breakfast

Part I Transcultural Leadership in Practice

09:00 – 10:00 am                         Panel Discussion, moderated by Prof Josef Wieland, Director, Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin

  • Peter Gerstmann, CEO of Zeppelin GmbH
  • Martin Kunze, Director President of TÜV Rheinland Brazil & Executive Vice-President for TÜV Rheinland in South America
  •  John Dennison, Managing Director, SAP Labs Latin America

Part II Workshops “Success Stories from Brazil”

10:00 – 11:15 am                         Introduction & first session of workshops

  • Ethics and Corporate Responsibility – Case Studies from Brazil”; Prof Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, President of the Latin American Business Ethics Network (ALENE); Retired Associate Professor at São Paulo School of Business Administration (EAESP) at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo
  • Learning from Start-ups”; Henrique Drumond; Social Entrepreneur and CEO of Insolar, Rio de Janeiro
  • Working in Transcultural Teams”; N.N.
  • Sustainable Business Strategies”; N.N.
  • Transcultural Innovation Management”; John Dennison, ManagingDirector, SAP Labs Latin America & Carlo Bevoli, Managing Director, SAP Sustainability Labs

11:15 – 11:45 am                        Coffee, Cake & Culture | Art exhibition “Brazil – Transcultural by History

11:45 – 13:15 pm                        Second session of workshops

13:15 – 14:15 pm                        Lunch

Part III Transculturality and Urban Development

14:15 – 14:45 pm                        Keynote | “SDSN: The Brazilian focus on Sustainable  Cities“; N.N.

14:45 – 15:15 pm                        Keynote | “Social Start-ups and Urban Development”, Henrique Drumond; Social Entrepreneur and CEO of Insolar, Rio de Janeiro

15:15 – 15:45 pm                        Keynote | “Global Leadership and Urban Development“, Kathrin Zeller; Network Manager at C4O Cities, Rio de Janeiro (to be confirmed)

15:45 – 16:15 pm                        Open Discussion

 

16:15 – 16:45 pm                        Synthesis | Prof Josef Wieland

16:45 pm                                      Thanks and Goodbye | Student project leads

 

Location


 

Zeppelin University
Am Fallenbrunnen 3
88045 Friedrichshafen
TLS