Conference programme

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8.30 – 9.00  Arrival and registration of participants

9.00 – 9.10 Conference opening and welcome

prof. dr. Danica Purg, president of UNGC Slovenija, and Dean of IEDC - Bled School of Management

Aleš Kranjc Kušlan, director, Ekvilib Institute and member of the management board of the Network for Corporate Social Responsibility Slovenia

9.10 – 9.45  Keynote speech: Business as a Circus - What the Wealth Truly Stands for

Key note speech will discuss business as a complex system, interconnected with people, environment, employees and business goals.


Dragana Djermanović, PRpepper


9.45 – 10.20  Keynote speech: Digital Business Models

Key note will explain how Digital Business Models can contribute to a sustainable world, identify main drivers for Digital Business Models and how they are adding value to sustainability and present leading industries/companies to shape a sustainable world.


Gregor Bierent, New Frontier Group


10.20 – 10.45  break

10.45 – 11.20 Keynote speech: The Benefit Impact Value: Finding Resiliency During Transformational Times


Turbulent political dynamics and digital transformation bring into question the convergence of diverging world views. Sustainability models that understand and view organizations from a holistic, integrated, interrelated system are being applied to business management strategies to create greater resiliency and long-term success.

Dr. Jennifer Chirico, University of Hawaii


11.20-12:40 Roud table discussion: Digitalisation – Opportunities and Risks


Dr. Jennifer Chirico, University of Hawaii

Gregor Bierent, New Frontier Group

Robert Serec, Pomurske mlekarne d.d.

Moderated by: Rok Ramšak, IEDC - Bled School of Management



12.40 – 13.40 lunch break


13.40 – 14.20 Performance/lecture

Katarina Stegnar, actress

14.20 – 15.20  Parallel workshops


Workshop 1: Transformation from Traditional to Digital Business Models


Moderator: Gregor Bierent, New Frontier Group

Identification of main assets of digital business models vs. traditional business models

Transformation of traditional business models into digital

Tools for driving own transformation



Workshop 2: Social Network Management


Moderator: Aljaž Maher, ORIGINAMI, Poslovno svetovanje



15.20 – 15.30 Parallel workshops report, Conference closing



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