Watch the video from the last MERIT Annual Summit Here

MERIT is a unique gathering of the most prominent Business Schools to present innovative learning methods and research, and Human Resources Directors of companies from different industries to share insight from their challenges and victories.

The third Annual MERIT Summit Vienna 2019 brings you a myriad of stimulating new ideas, learning techniques, HR tools, and the latest findings in R&D to unleash human potential and co-create learning organisations. From ground-breaking research to successful proven methods and best practices from the business and academic world, you will have plenty to choose from: exciting workshops, debates, masterclasses, brainstorming sessions, inspiring MERITalks, and company challenges. Our unique Startup Village invites chosen suppliers to present the newest HR and exec.edu technologies. 

Attending this exclusive network event you will be part of creating a culture of learning, innovation, and growth. This is a singular opportunity to exchange challenges and share solutions with international delegates in a focused and highly interactive environment.

The first two MERIT Аnnual Summit editions were held in Barcelona (2017) and Lisbon (2018) and attracted a total of 500 attendees from all over the world.

100+ Heads of Executive Education

from top business schools

150+ Heads of HR

from leading worldwide companies

Speakers Vienna January 2019

  • Jeff Turner

    International Director of Learning and Development

    Facebook

  • Jim Fanning

    Country Manager for Switzerland and Central & Eastern Europe

    Amazon

  • Tiffany Poeppelman

    Head of Sales Productivity, EMEA

    LinkedIn

  • Reza Moussavian

    SVP Digital & Innovation (HR)

    Deutsche Telekom

  • Pascale Goy

    Head of Learning and Development

    CERN

  • Gianpaolo Barozzi

    Sr. Director HR

    Cisco

  • Tim Ackermann

    Global Head of Talent Acquisition & Experience

    LIDL

  • Anders Richtnér

    Associate Professor and CEO

    Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) Executive Education

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PROGRAMME: Co-creating Learning Organisations

CASE STUDIES – Be exposed to real-life scenarios of success stories and lessons learned, presented by key players from different industries and by our business school partners.

COMPANY CHALLENGES – Expect to have your innovation and creativity activated when participating in stimulating company challenges that have been carefully selected by our MERIT community industry experts to create awareness and accelerate your learning curve.

DEBATES – Be part of high-powered 40-minute debates, geared to encourage learning by appreciating different points of view and angles, in sessions led by experienced moderators. 

MERITalks – Inspiring 15-minute talks on the Summit’s main theme by business school professors, executive education designers, and subject matter experts.

WORKSHOPS/MASTERCLASSES – Focused workshops on subjects that you want to learn more about and masterclasses that dive deeper into topics about which you already have comprehensive knowledge.  All 90-minute sessions are delivered by leading experts and/or  researchers.

WORLD CAFÉ – Dynamic brainstorming activity for knowledge-sharing, with participants switching tables, enabling them to learn, explore, and create together.

STARTUP VILLAGE – Meet start-up companies in executive education and HR technologies. Get to know their innovative projects and understand how they can help you reflect and assist you in your current role.

Venue

Vienna Marriott Hotel

Address

Parkring 12a,
Vienna 1010 Austria

Accommodation & Flights

Register

CORPORATE HR
REPRESENTATIVE

€1,250

BUSINESS SCHOOL /
SERVICE PROVIDER

€1,550