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.

A myriad of stimulating new ideas to unleash human potential and co-create learning organisations will be presented at exciting workshops, debates, masterclasses, brainstorming sessions, inspiring MERITalks, and our unique Startup Village.

100+ Heads of Executive Education

from top business schools

150+ Heads of HR

from leading worldwide companies

Speakers Vienna January 2019


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PROGRAMME: Co-creating Learning Organisations

CASE STUDIES – 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 presented by your peers.

DEBATES – high-powered 40-minute debates, geared to encourage learning by appreciating different points of view, 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 comprehensive topics.

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

STARTUP VILLAGE – Meet startup companies in executive education and HR technologies. Get to know how they can help you reflect and assist you in your role.


CXO Track - Exclusive sessions incorporated within the main conference programme and especially designed for CEOs and C-suite executives to collaboratively map solutions to the challenges of building sustainable and agile learning organisations. Learn more here


Vienna Marriott Hotel


Parkring 12a,
Vienna 1010 Austria

Accommodation & Flights






"International speakers, international participants, a good range of truly global application and best practices"

Reza Moussavian, Deutsche Telekom AG

"This is the kind of event where you learn a lot through the exchanges and sharing information"

Karine Savingny, Human Harmony

"Well-organized, Eclectic, Participative"

Michael John Flynn, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin

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