Programme Oxford

Tuesday, 1 December 2020

08:00

 

Icebreaker

 

Get to know GLC Members from around the world in this informal icebreaker session before the official opening of the Global Leadership Challenge 2020.

 

09:00

 

Welcome Remarks

 

Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Secretary General's Envoy on Youth

Beat Ulrich, CEO, St. Gallen Symposium

Edward Brooks, Executive Director, Oxford Character Project

Vicky Wong, Associate Program Director, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

 

09:20

 

Responsible Leadership in Extraordinary Times

 

A Conversation with

H.E. Mr Dominic Barton, Canadian Ambassador to China and

Per Heggenes, CEO, IKEA Foundation,

moderated by

Martina Fuchs, Business Correspondent, Xinhua

 

—  09:55 Break - Switch rooms

10:00

 

Mapping the Problems

 

G-6

 

11:00

 

Defining the Challenge

 

G-6

 

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

09:00

 

What Do We Know?

 

Conversations with

Judith Walls, Professor for Sustainability Management, University of St. Gallen,

Charmian Love, Co-Founder and Chair B Lab,

Boris Walbaum, Founder & CEO, Forward College, and

Doyin Atewologun, Dean of the Rhodes Scholarships, Rhodes Trust

Hovig Etyemezian, Head of Innovation, UNHCR

 

10:00

 

Designing for Purpose

 

Elizabeth Edenberg, Assistant Professor of Philosophy,

The City University of New York

 

G-6

 

11:00

 

Developing New Solutions

 

G-6

 

—  12:00 Break Lunch

Thursday, 3 December 2020

09:00

 

What Can We Do?

 

Conversations with

Alexander Betts, Professor of Forced Migration, University of Oxford, Andreas Schleicher, Director of Education & Skills, OECD,

Reto Schnarwiler, Head Group Sustainability, Swiss Re,

Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO, Edge Strategy, and

Thomas Tsao, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gobi Partners

 

10:00

 

Responsible Leadership Matters

 

Linda Hill, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School Edward Brooks, Executive Director, Oxford Character Project

 

11:00

 

Independent Project Work

 

G-6

 

11:30

 

Project Marketplace

 

—  12:00 Break Lunch

Friday, 4 December 2020

09:00

 

Welcome to the Closing Ceremony

 

09:05

 

Ideas from Hong Kong, Oxford

and St. Gallen

 

A Conversation with

Kim Polman, Co-Founder and Chair, Reboot the Future and

Aisha Addo, Founder and CEO, Power to Girls Foundation

 

09:30

 

Next Generation Leadership

 

10:05

 

Looking Back, Moving Forward 

(optional)

 

Joint reflection on your leadership journey, with

Edward Brooks, Executive Director, Oxford Character Project