How do you reinvent yourself to lead during a time of hyper-uncertainty?

Paralyzed by the crisis of a generation, we lack the vision and the playbook to confront the challenges before us.

Leadership during this time means making the tough choices daily to ready our spirit, engage in reality checks, inspire with shared values, and take nimble action for a better future.

This November, we have redesigned the Asia Leadership Forum with the new theme, “The World After Covid: How to Lead Adaptively Beyond the Crisis.”

Dedicated to helping leaders initiate change and manage progress in their organizations and communities, this forum is where the realities and contradictions of our times are seen through the lens of leading-edge Harvard thought leadership and its practice.

Join us as we gather to clarify our values, gain actionable insights, and acquire tools and frameworks to help create a future that defies the odds.  

SPEAKERS

Samuel Kim

MPA, Harvard University, President, Center for Asia Leadership

Dana Born

Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government)

Rahul Daswani

MPP, Harvard University

Steve Jarding

Faculty in Public Policy, Harvard University

David Shore

Faculty in Public Health, Harvard University

Moshik Temkin

Associate Professor, Harvard University

Laura Thompson

CEO, Coaching for Global Change

Ami Valdemoro

MPP, Harvard University

Dean Williams

Faculty in Public Policy, Harvard University

Julie Wilson

Faculty, Harvard University

Junko Yoda

Harvard University

AGENDA

16 NOV
Monday
17 NOV
Tuesday
18 NOV
Wednesday
19 NOV
Thursday
20 NOV
Friday
21 NOV
Saturday

MONDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2020

THE WORLD AFTER COVID: WHAT COMES NEXT?

THE FUTURE OF LEADERSHIP:
THE WORLD AFTER COVID

SAMUEL KIM

samuelkim

HOW DOES THE WORLD OVERCOME A CRISIS?

MOSHIK TEMKIN

moshiktemkin

The Organizers reserve the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the conference or due to unforeseen circumstances.

TUESDAY, 17 NOVEMBER 2020

SKILLS TO CONFRONT UNCERTAINTY

HOW TO LEAD DURING CRAZY, CHAOTIC & PERILOUS TIMES

DEAN WILLIAMS

deanwilliams

CONFRONTING UNCERTAINTY
HOW TO THINK LIKE A FUTURIST

RAHUL DASWANI

rahuldaswani

The Organizers reserve the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the conference or due to unforeseen circumstances.

WEDNESDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2020

EMBEDDING INNOVATION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

FUTURE OF LEARNING:
HOW TO BUILD ORGANIZATIONS THAT ADAPT DURING TIMES OF CHANGE

JULIE WILSON

juliewilson

9 PRACTICES FOR LEADING INNOVATION DURING A CRISIS

DAVID SHORE

davidshore

The Organizers reserve the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the conference or due to unforeseen circumstances.

THURSDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2020

INSPIRING OTHERS DURING A CRISIS

STRATEGIC INFLUENCE DURING A CRISIS

STEVE JARDING

stevejarding

HOW TO INSPIRE IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY

AMI VALDEMORO

amivaldemoro

The Organizers reserve the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the conference or due to unforeseen circumstances.

FRIDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2020

SELF-LEADERSHIP FOR A VALUE-DRIVEN FUTURE

HOW TO BUILD RESILIENCE DURING CRUCIBLE EXPERIENCES

JUNKO YODA & LAURA THOMPSON

junkoyoda laurathompson

GAINING THE POWER TO LEAD THROUGH YOUR VALUES

DANA BORN

danaborn

The Organizers reserve the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the conference or due to unforeseen circumstances.

SATURDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2020

Q&A, ROUNDTABLE AND NETWORKING

9:00 AM MYT
(UTC +8:00)

LIVE Q&A [50 MINS EACH]

– THE WORLD AFTER COVID: WHAT COMES NEXT?

– SKILLS TO CONFRONT UNCERTAINTY

– EMBEDDING INNOVATION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

– INSPIRING OTHERS DURING A CRISIS

– SELF-LEADERSHIP FOR A VALUE-DRIVEN FUTURE

1:50 PM MYT

BREAK/LIVE JAZZ

2:00 PM MYT

PRACTITIONER’S ROUNDTABLE [50 MINS EACH]

– DIGITAL LEADERSHIP:
HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY FOR THE GREATER GOOD

– POLITICAL LEADERSHIP:
RISING TO THE CHALLENGE DURING COVID

– SOCIAL LEADERSHIP:
SURVIVING, SERVING & UNITING DURING COVID

5:30 PM MYT

NETWORKING WITH ALF SPEAKERS AND RETHINKING ASIA 7 AUTHORS

The Organizers reserve the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the conference or due to unforeseen circumstances.

For detailed descriptions of the talks, download the forum brochure here.

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Hosting this forum virtually allows us to make this event accessible to groups who need it the most. If you come from a verifiable non-profit organization or would like to sponsor a group package, please contact us for discounted group rates.