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Bratislava, 9 July 2016 Mr. Rifkin joined Maros Sefcovic, Vice President of the European Commission for Energy Union, and Markku Markkula, President of the Committee of the Regions, in Bratislava to give a keynote presentation and showcase the Third Industrial Revolution flagship regions of Hauts-de-France and the Metropolitan Region of Rotterdam and The Hague. The…

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Brussels, 13 April 2016 Mr. Rifkin was invited to give the first annual Herman Van Rompuy lecture in honor of Herman Van Rompuy, the first President of the European Council, and his work on the European project. Mr. Rifkin spoke to European leaders about the opportunities and challenges brought on by a Third Industrial Revolution Smart…

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Dallas, 6 April 2016 The WTTC Global Summit is established as the key annual event in the Travel and Tourism calendar – a place where people meet, where business is done, and ideas exchanged. The Summit agenda addressed the major issues that are critical for political and industry leaders and was attended by some of the sector’s…

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Beijing, 25 March 2016 Dr. Wang Yi, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, presented Mr. Rifkin with a Certificate of Appointment, certifying that Mr. Rifkin has been appointed as a member of the International Advisory Board of the Institutes of Science and Development at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. During this trip to…

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Dusseldorf, 21 March 2016 Jeremy Rifkin joined Wolfgang Bernhard, CEO of Daimler Trucks & Buses, in Hamburg to give a keynote speech in front of hundreds of journalists. The keynote speech preceded a live demonstration of Daimler’s new driverless trucks platooning on the Germany motorway.

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Munich, 17 January 2016 The DLD (Digital, Life, and Design) Conference is Europe’s hottest digital innovation conference and has been named ‘one of the two most important innovation conferences in Europe’ by The Economist. Mr. Rifkin gave a keynote address to over 800 invited guests and 220 journalists.

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Haier Group ConferenceQingdao, 18-19 September 2015 Qingdao, 18-19 September 2015 Mr. Rifkin was hosted on September 18-19th by Zhang Ruimin, CEO of Haier, for a two-day public conference in Qingdao. The conference aimed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Haier’s new global business plan and operations. Mr. Rifkin was the guest of honor and spoke with the…

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Rome, 20 April 2015 Conference of the Speakers of European Union Parliaments – Following the opening plenary remarks by Ms. Laura Boldrini, President of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, and Mr. Pietro Grasso, President of the Senate of Italy, Mr. Rifkin presented the keynote address at the annual conference of the speakers of the 28 European Union…

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CeBIT Global Conference Hannover, 17 March 2015 The annual CeBIT Global Conference brings together thousands of business leaders from the worldwide IT industry in one of the two largest consumer electronics show in the world. Mr. Rifkin delivered a keynote address on the introduction of an Internet of Things infrastructure to usher-in a smart digital green…

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Geneva, 16 March 2015 The 800 senior executives of Africa’s largest companies from 50 countries attended the Africa CEO Forum in Geneva. Mr. Rifkin delivered the opening keynote address on transitioning Africa into a zero marginal cost Third Industrial Revolution economy.

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The Zero Marginal Cost Society Through Art Expression Paris, 14 March 2015 The Zero Marginal Cost Society Through Art Expression – Inspired by Mr. Rifkin’s book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society, this exhibition considers artwork made since 1990 to the present which reflect economic transition. Mr. Rifkin provided the keynote address to 200 of the leading…

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London, 5 March 2015 Mr. Rifkin provided an opening keynote address at the HuffingtonPost / WorldPost Conference in London. The conference was attended by corporate leaders, representatives of the media, and civil society on the theme of advancing sustainable development in the developed and developing nations. Mr. Rifkin provided a keynote address on the Internet of…

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Jeremy Rifkin, Jean-Claude Juncker, and Angela Merkel at the European Investment Bank, March 2015 Berlin, 2 March 2015 The “Momentum for Europe – Innovation and Competitiveness” was organized by the European Investment Bank Group. Mr. Rifkin provided the keynote address following remarks by President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel,…

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  The Truth About Global Brands New York City, 22 January 2015 McCann Worldgroup, a leading global marketing firm, invited Jeremy Rifkin to be the Keynote Speaker to kick off the “Truth About Global Brands Summit,” an event hosted at Bloomberg media in New York. The audience was an “Invite Only” group of marketing leaders from…

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IV Congress of the Future – The 4th Congress of the Future gathers a large number of Nobel Prize winners and world-leading scientists and humanists. Santiago, 14 January 2015 IV Congress of the Future – The 4th Congress of the Future gathers a large number of Nobel Prize winners and world-leading scientists and humanists. It is…

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Las Vegas, 5 January 2015 The Consumer Electronics Show is the largest electronics fair in the world. Mr. Rifkin provided a keynote address alongside BK Yoon, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics, during the opening plenary session attended by 3,600 executives from across the global electronics industry.

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World Forum For DemocracyStrasbourg, France, November 3rd, 2014 Strasbourg, 3 November 2014 Hosted by the Council of Europe, the Strasbourg World Forum for Democracy is an annual gathering of government leaders, opinion-makers, civil society activists, representatives of business, academia, media and professional groups to debate key challenges for democracies worldwide. Mr. Rifkin gave the keynote…

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Digital Action DayBrussels, Belgium, September 29th, 2014 Brussels, 29 September 2014 The Digital Action Day 2014 was organized by the European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes in the context of the Digital Agenda for Europe. The audience (approx. 700-800 delegates) was comprised of policy makers, industry leaders, start-ups, NGOs, national governments, other EU Institutions. Mr.…

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  Digital Venice Event Venice, Italy, July 8th, 2014 Venice, 8 July 2014 Mr. Rifkin gave the keynote address at the “Digital Venice 2014” summit on the build out and scale up of a Digital Europe infrastructure for a smart continental green economy. The conference was hosted by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.  

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