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Mr. Rifkin joined Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of the Economy, on stage to open up the sixth edition of the Challenges magazine Economy Summit. Mr. Rifkin’s keynote presentation was listened to by 300 business and government leaders from all around France. The purpose of the Summit is to build bridges between the business community,…

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Mr. Rifkin was the feature keynote at the Cinco Dias / El Pais Sustainability Days in Madrid. Mr. Rifkin spoke to Madrid’s business community during COP25. Cinco Dias is the major Spanish business and finance newspaper, and El Pais is the major Spanish daily newspaper.

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Mr. Rifkin gave the opening keynote presentation for the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Power Train conference. This conference brought together all of the leadership in the automotive industry, including senior executives from the major car companies, senior government officials from key regulatory agencies, and top executives from suppliers.

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Mr. Rifkin joined Sumo Logic in Silicon Valley for their annual user conference which brings together 1,000 forward leaning business and technology folks who are on the cutting edge of cloud computing, cyber security, data science, etc. Mr. Rifkin gave the opening keynote address.

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Mr. Rifkin gave a keynote presentation at the 12th edition of the Institutional Money Congress in Frankfurt. The conference is the most important information hub for institutional investors in German-speaking countries.

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Mr. Rifkin spent two days at Virginia Tech meeting with students, faculty, and community stakeholders. During his two-day visit, Rifkin gave a public lecture at the Moss Art Center on the global economic crisis, energy security, and climate change, and how the Roanoke and New River Valley region could navigate those challenges in the future…

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Mr. Rifkin gave the opening keynote address at Electronica, which is the world’s leading trade fair and conference for electronics. More than 3,000 exhibitors and 80,000 – 90,000 visitors from all over the world meet in Munich every other year to showcase and discuss the latest developments in the world of electronics.

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Mr. Rifkin joined Dow Chemical for their annual European Innovation Summit called Shape Tomorrow. Mr. Rifkin gave the keynote speech to 150 of Dow Chemical’s top European clients across various value chains in the plastics & packaging, infrastructure, and consumer segments.

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Mr. Rifkin spoke at the Brussels Economic Forum, which is the flagship annual conference of the European Commission. It is the place where European and international policymakers, opinion leaders, influential academics as well as civil society and business leaders gather to identify key challenges and debate policy priorities for the European economy. Mr. Rifkin joined…

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At the invitation of the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Mr. Rifkin gave the opening keynote speech at the 2018 Vienna Energy Forum. The VEF convened 300 participants, including ministers, representatives from Member States, and other UN organizations.

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Mr. Rifkin gave a keynote speech at the St. Gallen Symposium, which is a student-led initiative that brings together 1,000 people, including 600 global CEOs or Chairpersons of the Board, 200 students from around the world, 100 young people, and over 100 journalists.

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At the invitation of James Carr, Minister of Natural Resources for Canada, Mr. Rifkin gave a keynote presentation at the Generation Energy Forum in Winnipeg. The forum welcomed 500 attendees including thought leaders, industry, academics, civil society, indigenous leaders, as well as several Canadian CEOs.

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Mr. Rifkin was invited to give the opening keynote presentation at Nomura Research Institute’s “Dream of the Future” forum. The forum convened business leaders from all around Japan. Mr. Rifkin joined the CEO of Nomura Research Institute on-stage for a talk. Mr. Rifkin also had an exchange with Hiroya Masuda, former Minister of Affairs and…

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Brussels, 7 February 2017 The Smart Europe Third Industrial Revolution long-term economic development plan was formally announced by Maros Sefcovic, Vice President of the European Commission, Markku Markkula, President of the Committee of the Regions, and Jeremy Rifkin on February 7th 2017. Mr. Rifkin is currently advising the European Commission on the deployment of the…

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Jeremy Rifkin meets with Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam, and Maros Sefcovic, Vice President of the European Commission Rotterdam, 3 February 2017 Mr. Rifkin joined with Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam, and Maros Sefcovic, Vice President of the European Commission in Rotterdam to present the Third Industrial Revolution Strategy Study. The Metropolitan Region of Rotterdam…

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Frankfurt, 31 January 2017 On January 31st 2017, the European Union launched the digital Third Industrial Revolution Smart Europe economic modernization plan with a conference hosted by Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, called “Into the Future: Europe’s Digital Integrated Market.” Mr. Rifkin delivered a keynote address on transforming the European Union into…

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Jeremy Rifkin giving a keynote at PCMA’s Convening Leaders conference that was held in Austin Austin, 10 January 2017 Jeremy Rifkin gave a keynote speech at the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) annual “Convening Leaders” conference. Mr. Rifkin spoke to 4,500 leaders in the global meetings, convention, and business events industry.

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Detroit, 9 January 2017 Mr. Rifkin joined Mark Fields, CEO of Ford, in Detroit to give a keynote speech at Ford’s “Cities of Tomorrow” symposium at the North American International Auto Show. The event also marked the announcement of the forthcoming film, The Third Industrial Revolution: A New Story for the Human Family. The film,…

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Jeremy Rifkin shakes hands with Deputy Prime Minister Schneider at the occasion of the Luxembourg Sustainability Forum, November 14, 2016, in Luxembourg. Luxembourg, 14 November 2016 At the occasion of the Luxembourg Sustainability Forum, Mr. Rifkin presented Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg, with the Third Industrial Revolution Strategy Study. The Grand Duchy of…

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