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What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Understand Better?

September 23, 2020 12:00 PM ET [12:00] (New York) | (01 hr) | Time Zone Converter

As we are beginning to look beyond the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on our lives, questions arise regarding how the fallout from the pandemic might change the world more permanently. Which behavioral changes have accelerated, will continue to endure, or perhaps revert back to previous norms before the pandemic hit? And how will long-term trends, already set in motion before the pandemic, such as aging populations, digital transformation, and climate change, interact with these short-term impacts?

By attending this webcast, viewers will be able to answer the following questions:

  • How will COVID-19 continue to impact where we work, how we consume, and what we produce?
  • How do long-term trends, such as demographics, technology, and environmental challenges, interact with these changes?
  • How will these trends impact our economic growth outlook for the global economy?
  • How can companies deal with these uncertainties and best prepare for what might be seismic changes in their business environments?

Who Should Attend: Global business executives across all functions

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Mauro Guillén

Mauro Guillén
Dr. Felix Zandman Professor of International Management
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Mauro F. Guillén is one of the most original thin...Full Bio

Dana Peterson

Dana Peterson
Chief Economist & Center Leader, Economy, Strategy & Finance
The Conference Board

Dana Peterson is the Chief Economist & Center Leader, Economy, Strategy & Finance at The Conference Board. Peterson joins The Conference Board from Citi, where for many years she served as the company’s North America Economist and currently serves as its Global Economist. Her weal...Full Bio
Martin Reeves

Martin Reeves
Managing Director & Senior Partner, Chairman of the BCG Henderson Institute
The Boston Consulting Group

Martin Reeves leads the BCG Henderson Institute worldwide, BCG’s think tank on new approaches to strategy and management. Martin is also a member of the BCG Henderson Institute's Innovation Sounding Board, which is dedicated to supporting, inspiring, and guiding upstream innovation at BCG.<...Full Bio

Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Moderator)
Outgoing Chief Economist; Program Director, CFO: Fortune 250 Council
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is the outgoing chief economist of The Conference Board, a global business research think tank headquartered in New York which includes 500 of the top-2000 global companies among its members. Appointed in 2008, he oversees the production of widely watched economic...Full Bio

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