keynote address

Haier Group Conference

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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CeBIT Global Conference

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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Momentum For Europe

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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Truth About Global Brands Summit

  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

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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Consumer Electronics Show 2015

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 Democracy

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 Day 2014

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

  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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