On global/societal level
Sam Chaltain, Author, Partner, WONDER
Okay, this is where the biggest value was for me. Sam Chaltain (from WONDER by design) opened with a strong message about the exponential behavior in technology, population, changes, and generally in society, thereby describing the singularity from an emotional point of view. It appeared as if several from the audience never had seen it that way.
This paved the way for his main focus, namely how to redesign learning so that kids in schools will master the right, updated skillset, and how we should focus on learning in organizations too. The fast-paced technological development called for new skills.
Finally, he showed a video of a murmuration, thereby illustrating the dynamics of organizations and networked people. A very strong message, that was the peak of the Summit for me, and really resonated with me. Several of my public speaks and engagements at clients have the same bearing points (singularity, innovation, experimentation, a shift in mindset, in skills, and in behavior), and we’ve already initiated a dialogue to further explore and expand Sam Chaltain’s work at WONDER by design.