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IE Business School Annual Alumni Conference



25% OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION
WILL BE OVER 60 YEARS OLD BY 2050 AND THERE WILL BE 9,200 MILLION PEOPLE
IN THE WORLD

THE DEMAND FOR ENERGY WILL
GROW BY 50% OVER THE NEXT 30 YEARS

OVER THE NEXT 25 YEARS THE
WORLD WILL SEE EXTRAORDINARY CHANGES WITH REGARD TO WATER

What implications does all
this have for business? On November 16th IE’s Annual Alumni
Conference will hold an open debate on the key challenges currently
facing the world with the help of Asit Biswas, “2006 Stockholm Award”
known as the Nobel Water Prize, Haniz Zlotnik, Population Division Director
at the United Nations, and Michel Camdessus, former Director of the
IMF.

IE is always at the forefront
of major trends and constantly anticipating the future. That’s why
we invite experts to think about new paradigms for businesses, knowing
that the rules of the game are constantly changing and that only companies
that know how to incorporate the new scenario into their corporate DNA
will prevail.

We are seeing changes in production,
changes in consumer patterns, changes in how people travel, sell, communicate,
lead, finance…In short not only economic and social changes, but also
in the world of business.

The Annual IE Alumni Conference
also includes the burning issue of climate change. Apart from the controversy
about how real the phenomenon is, there is no doubt that this debate
is resulting in changes in political decisionmaking and that it will
have a marked impact on business organisations. Hence, we will be joined
by Felix Hernández, a Researcher at CSIC and Spanish representative
of Al Gore’s Climate project, both of which received the 2007 Noble
Peace Prize.

The Annual IE Alumni Conference
is a platform where alumni, current students, professors and professionals
from all fields of business meet to take part in a major training and
networking exercise against a markedly international backdrop. An extraordinary
event that you can’t afford to miss.