Agenda

5th Annual Smith School Business Summit
Success in a VUCA World:
Leading in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous Times

October 28, 2016
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008

Noon - 2 p.m. Check-in/On-site Registration
2 - 2:10 p.m. Opening Remarks, Alex Triantis, Dean, Robert H. Smith School of Business
2:10 ‐ 2:55 p.m. Keynote Address, David Williams, President and CEO, Merkle Inc.
2:55 - 3:05 p.m. Warm-up Exercise
3:05 ‐ 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 ‐ 4:45 p.m. Panel Breakout #1
Innovating to Win in Emerging Markets - Anil K. Gupta
Listening to the Quietest Voice in the Room - Jeff McKinney
Playing at the Cutting Edge Without Getting Hurt - Oliver Schlake
4:45 ‐ 5 p.m. Break
5 ‐ 6:30 p.m. Panel Breakout #2
I, Human: Rise of the Creativity Machines - Jonathan Aberman
Now What? Converting Data into Insights - Wendy W. Moe
Swimming With the Fintechs and Regulators - Clifford Rossi
6:30 - 8 p.m. Networking Reception