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Aarhus Symposium

27 May Christian Stadil – Speaker at Aarhus Symposium 2015

We are thrilled to announce Christian Stadil, CEO at Thornico, as speaker at Aarhus Symposium 2015 and one of the leaders participating in Aarhus Symposium Challenge.

With the exceptional broadness of his character, Christian Stadil represents modern leadership, spiritual preoccupation, and unique strategic thinking. Ever since the successful turnaround of Hummel in the late 90’s, Christian Stadil has been a central driving force in establishing the extensive universe surrounding the mother-company, Thornico, including an ambitious CSR-strategy and the mantra of Company Karma. With his colourful perspectives, he has now furthermore been appointed adjunct professor in creative leadership at Copenhagen Business School.

At Aarhus Symposium 2015, Christian Stadil will share his thoughts on the challenges faced by leaders of today and the creativity needed to succeed in the ever-changing world of technology.

In September, Christian Stadil will put forward a challenge within the theme of “Leadership and Technology”. By taking up the challenge, students have the opportunity to qualify for an exclusive session with him in Leaders’ Forum.

Read more about Aarhus Symposium Challenge here.

06 May The theme of Aarhus Symposium 2015 is “Leadership and Technology”

The theme of Aarhus Symposium 2015 is “Leadership and Technology” .

Advancements in technology have boosted several industries and societies by the evolution of newer and faster modes of transportation, interaction, and information processing. However, the advancements also put great pressure on organisations in terms of incorporating the flexibility that technology requires of them. Therefore, the evolution of technology comes with amazing opportunities as well as fierce challenges for leaders of today and will change the way leaders act in the years to come.

We are looking very much forward to discovering the different perspectives from leaders of today and leaders of tomorrow on this inspiring theme.

Watch the theme video here.

03 Feb Re-experience Aarhus Symposium 2014 in the live stream videos

A new semester and a new year have begun. We provide you with the opportunity to re-experience and be inspired by the interesting speaker presentations from Aarhus Symposium 2014.

Treating the theme of “Leadership and Strategy”, the live stream videos from last year’s symposium include:

Peder Tuborgh, CEO Arla Foods, on how to secure a global brand in a world full of diversity and competition, and the leadership skills required.
Thomas F. Borgen, Group CEO Danske Bank, on what it takes in terms of strategy, leadership, and culture to maintain the position as a leading Nordic bank.
• The Leadership Debate with Birger Steen, CEO Parallels; Anders Eldrup, Professional Board Member – Chairman; Peter Bartram, Danish Chief of Defence; and Jeff Gravenhorst, Group CEO ISS A/S.
• The Strategy Debate with Morten Strunge, Founder & CEO Mofibo; Mette Lykke, Co-founder & CEO Endomondo; Peder Tuborgh, CEO Arla Foods; and Karina Schmitt Lund, Founder & CEO Winterspring.

Please find the live stream videos here on our website.

02 Dec Jyske Bank TV at Aarhus Symposium 2014

Jyske Bank TV took part in Aarhus Symposium 2014 on November 7 and captured some of the inspiring moments from the symposium on tape.

Jyske Bank TV has been awarded with different prizes, including “Best Brand Newsroom” at the international social media award show “Digidays” in New York, and on a more general note, Jyske Bank TV has earned high recognition for their unconventional branding concept.

You can find the video clip from Jyske Bank here (in Danish).