About SBF 2019
In 2019, our focus will be on
Leading Change :
Transforming Tomorrow, TODAY
Globally, the debate on inequality has moved beyond just looking at income distribution and increasingly into access to opportunities. Is the current system of meritocracy and access to opportunities unfairly organized to benefit the well off? What can we do to balance this equation as corporate and society’s leaders?
Second, technological advances have led to a major re-think of how we ought to organize ourselves as a society and as an organization. The widely acknowledged Industry 4.0 transformations is expected to disrupt and upend labor markets with predictions of job losses coming from AI and robotics replacing workers. What can we do to address this disruption? How are emerging markets evolving and where are the opportunities?
Finally, the demographic dividends enjoyed by many developing nations in the past are fast eroding. Communities are increasingly aging. All these in a world experiencing significant climate change and geopolitical tensions. Where are the opportunities for countries and corporate leaders to maneuver through this fog?
The dynamic changes and ever increasing challenges around us require steadfast and creative leadership in a fast transforming world. How do we bequeath the next generation with a world that still rewards meritocracy while addressing the twin challenges of climate change and technology disruptions? How can we capitalize these opportunities in emerging markets?
Join us to hear from senior corporate leaders and thinkers from the Chicago Booth Alumni network and prominent individuals in Singapore to discuss these issues.