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Agility Imperative
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End Date:
Sat Mar 19 at 10:30 am EDT
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Physical location: Emory University
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5 Session(s)
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This event will consist of a half day workshop for researchers and sponsoring organizations following a full day event for interested community members.

In the year 2000, acclaimed business futurist and consultant Peter Drucker commented that the corporation as we know it would not survive the next 20 years. Specifically, he noted that it would need to fundamentally change structurally and economically. Organizations face an imperative to become agile.
Dr. David Alberts, a chief strategist with the Department of Defense and originator of the concept of the "Agility Imperative" ( PPT : PDF of some of his recent work) will give the keynote on Friday.

Other participants include individuals involved with World Bank operations, Project Management Strategy at IBM, emerging technologies at Gartner, the former Chief Knowledge officer of the US Navy, a co-author of NATO's standards for cooperative engagement, and others. Our goal is to have equal representation among partners from industry, government, acedemia, and non-profit sectors. If you would like to suggest ...See All
Schedule for Friday March 18
8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome
9:15am – 10:00am Keynote Presentation: David Alberts
10:00am – 10:15am Break
10:15am – 11:45am Panel: The Future of the Organization
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:30pm Panel: Crossing Barriers: Coordination & Standards
2:30pm – 2:45pm Break
2:45pm – 4:15pm Panel: Knowledge, Networks & Advanced Technologies
4:15pm – 4:30pm Closing Remarks
4:30pm – 5:15pm Reception
6:00pm – Private Dinner for Second Day participants and sponsors
Schedule for Saturday March 19
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Event Details
  • End Date:
    Sat Mar 19 at 10:30 am EDT
  • Total:
    5 Session(s)
  • Remaining:
    0 Session(s)
  • Max attendees:
    1, 000
  • Currently Enrolled:
Event Schedule
Session Name
Start Date
Opening Remarks: Jimmie McEver & David Alberts
79 Minute Session
Fri Mar 18 at 09:15 am EDT
Panel: The Future of the Organization
60 Minute Session
Fri Mar 18 at 10:15 am EDT
Panel: Crossing Barriers: Coordination & Standards
90 Minute Session
Fri Mar 18 at 02:45 pm EDT
Panel: Knowledge, Networks & Advanced Technologies
79 Minute Session
Fri Mar 18 at 04:15 pm EDT
The future of learning systems
34 Minute Session
Sat Mar 19 at 09:00 am EDT
About Creator
The Claus M. Halle Institute for Global Learning is Emory University’s premier venue for visits by heads of state, distinguished policymakers and influential public intellectuals from around the world. Established in 1997 with a gift from Claus M. Halle, The Halle Institute brings distinguished visitors into dialogue with the Emory and Atlanta community and provides a forum for faculty research and expert meetings.