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Designing the Future

How technological transformation influences the way we work, learn, and live
Technological transformation is changing the way we work, learn, and live. How do we want our future to look?

The ESMT Annual Forum 2021 provides insights into the interdependence of worldwide technological, economic, and social challenges. Keynotes and deep-dive moderated talks examine the desirable and undesirable effects of digital transformation, analyzing how we will work after the pandemic, and exploring the role education will play.

Speakers include Ola Källenius, chair of the board of management, Daimler, and chair of the board of trustees of the ESMT Foundation; Carsten Spohr, CEO, Lufthansa Group; Timotheus Höttges, CEO, Deutsche Telekom AG; Martin Brudermüller, CEO, BASF SE; Hiltrud D. Werner, member of the board of management - integrity and legal affairs, Volkswagen; and Judith Wiese, CHRO and member of the managing board, Siemens.

The virtual event took place on June 17, 2021, from 4:15 – 6:45 p.m. via Zoom.

Annual Forum 2019

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