DLD Sync

Welcome to our interactive webinar format. DLD Sync is your direct connection to outstanding DLD speakers, allowing you to get inspired by our community’s brightest minds. DLD Sync thrives on your participation, so please tune in and ask questions!

Participation in DLD Sync is complimentary, thanks to the generous support of our partners. We just ask that you please register for sessions you are interested in.

Below you’ll find a list of upcoming events along with video recordings of past sessions. (Please note that all times and dates are subject to change.)

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Meanwhile, please take a look at our highlight reel. This is just a tiny slice of our past year in Sync – but we hope it’ll give you a taste for more. You can find recordings of all these sessions, and all the exciting speakers, in our video archive below.  Enjoy!

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Margot Edelman, Richard Edelman
The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on public opinion. Based on the most recent insights from their company’s Trust Barometer, a staple of market and brand research, Margot and Richard Edelman took an in-depth look at how Covid-19 has been changing people’s perspectives on business and politics.
James Ludwig, Steelcase, Carlo Ratti, MIT, DLD Sync
How do we need to design office spaces for a world after Covid-19? Is home office a sustainable concept for tomorrow? What does this change mean for mobility and transportation? Does the pandemic spell the end of megacities and decades of urbanization?
DLD Sync, bio technology, biotechnology, George Church, Ellen Jorgensen, Jamie Metzl
Moderated by Jamie Metzl, author of Hacking Darwin, scientists Ellen Jorgensen and George Church discussed the possibilities of biotechnology and gene editing in medicine and health. Ellen Jorgensen is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Aanika. She holds a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology and has spent more than 30 years in the biotechnology industry.
Margaret Heffernan, Nikolay Kolev, Deloitte
Uncertainty is a fact of life. We may try to calculate what’s to come but the future remains ambiguous. The complexity of modern life simply does not allow precise predictions – no matter how much we may crave them, renowned British author Margaret Heffernan says in her most recent book.
Isabell Welpe, TU Munich, Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures
Isabell Welpe, Chair for Strategy and Organization at the Technische Universität München, and Albert Wenger, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures, had a fascinating discussion about the state of the globalized economy. What can Covid-19 teach us about capitalism and its limits? How badly will the pandemic hit the economy, what can be done to limit the damage? What chances for a better future does the current crisis hold?
Stefan Oschmann, Merck, Klaus Hommels, Lakestar, Sebastian Matthes, Handelsblatt
Lakestar founder Klaus Hommels and Merck CEO Stefan Oschmann took a close look at Europe’s digital economy – and where the continent is heading due to the coronavirus crisis. How can world-class science lead to world class companies? What are Europe’s competitive strengths, where is the continent’s place in a digital economy increasingly dominated by U.S. and Chinese companies? How can investors strengthen the ecosystem and foster a productive cooperation between founders, established companies and governments?
Brian Eno, musician, philosopher, Hans Ulrich Obrist, webinar, video
Brian Eno is a pioneer of electronic music and an advocate of humanitarian causes. Born in Britain, he co-founded the band Roxy Music before embarking on a solo career of more than four decades that has included art installations, videos and collaborations with many other artists. Eno is a co-creator of the Long Now Foundation and Advisory Board member of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose in London. In conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries, Brian Eno explored the role of art and artists in a world facing many challenges, from climate change to the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Sir Martin Sorrell, Yossi Vardi, DLD Sync
The third Sync session was devoted to business and politics. Sir Martin Sorrell, Executive Chairman of S4 Capital and longtime CEO of advertising giant WPP, in his DLD Sync conversation with DLD Co-Chairman Yossi Vardi. He predicted the coronavirus crisis will bring higher taxes for companies and the wealthy, called for better cooperation between the U.S. and China, and saw big changes coming to companies that have so far resisted digital transformation.
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