Bled, October 9, 2020: This year's traditional Annual International Presidents’ Forum of the IEDC-Bled School of Management was entitled “Global Crisis as Leadership Challenge and was delivered for the first time as a virtual event. The event, under the patronage of HE Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, was organized in cooperation with the prestigious International Academy of Management (IAM), the oldest management association in the world, whose members are distinguished management professors and business leaders, including Nobel laureates.
The forum featured world-famous names: dr. Ichak Adizes, guru of change management, prof. dr. Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard professor and one of the most renowned experts in the field of strategy in the world, prof. dr. Edgar Schein, a global thinker in the field of organizational culture, Muhtar Kent, longtime president of Coca-Cola and prof. dr. Danilo Türk, President of the World Leadership Alliance - Club de Madrid. In frame of the forum, we also held a roundtable of business leaders: Mr. Franjo Bobinac, Vice President, Hisense International, Mr. Blaž Brodnjak, President of the Management Board, NLB d.d., Ms. Medeja Lončar, President of the Managers' Association of Slovenia, CEO Slovenia and Croatia, Siemens, Mr. Dimitrij Zadel, President of the Management Board, Port of Koper and Mr. Denis Mancevič, CEO, Herman&Partnerji.
More than 250 participants from 40 countries attended the event! We are proud to have been able to bring together a group of such great speakers from business and academia. Thank you to everyone involved for their wisdom and readiness to share!