Innovation & Productivity Webcasts
The Corporate Technology Leadership Gap
25 July, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast
This webcast will explore the evolving role of CEOs and boards in leading on the issue of technology strategy in firms in the US and Europe.
New Trends in Energy Markets and More Competitive Economies (Part 2)
28 May, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series | 3:14
Despite concerns about the environment and macroeconomic impacts, shale gas is projected to make the Unites States less dependent on imported sources of energy and fuels.
New Trends in Energy Markets and More Competitive Economies (Part 1)
23 May, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series | 4:47
While the rapid growth of emerging economies creates upward pressure on many energy and commodity prices, there is also considerable volatility in these markets depending on supply and demand conditions as well as short term shocks.
Integrating Sustainability into Your Company’s ROI Strategy (Part 3)
07 May, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series | 3:05
Investors are increasingly taking a proactive approach that allows them to profit from companies that plan to provide products and services that address the most pressing sustainability issues, driven by the market of those looking for solutions.
Human Rights Risk (Part 2)
02 May, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series | 1:57
We will hear from corporate leaders and why they have committed resources to manage their human rights risks. We will discuss how they got started in this area and who internal stakeholders are within companies.
Human Rights Risk (Part 1)
30 April, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series | 2:05
We will learn the who, what, why, and how of human rights risks. While many think of this as an issue for emerging markets only, human rights violations happen in every country around the world.
Skills and Abilities in High Demand in the US Labor Market
25 April, 2013 | Special Webcast
We present the types of skills and abilities for which demand has been growing the fastest over the last decade, both in the nation as a whole as well as specific industries. We also discuss how these trends are likely to develop in the near future.
How We Work (Part 2)
28 March, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series | 2:52
Reconsidering facilities demands a thoughtful look at your business needs and your current and future workforce. How do you create a workspace that reflects your culture and empowers your employees to do their best work?
Will Slow Productivity Kill the Global Recovery?
19 March, 2013 | Special Webcast
With the exception of the 2008–9 recession, 2012 saw the slowest global productivity growth in a decade with little improvement in sight for 2013. What prevents the global economy from recovering faster? How do we counter this downward trend?
15 March, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:53
Innovative firms of all sizes have begun to measure and report their intangible assets and investments. This webcast will feature a dialogue on the nature of intangibles and why taking account of intangibles can help mid-sized firms increase value.
How We Work (Part 1)
14 March, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series | 2:52
Who makes up the workforce at our companies today? How do our employees work? We will examine what today's multi-cultural, multi-generational workforce needs to help their companies meet their objectives.
What I Learned by Doing Capitalism
31 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 05:07
Bill Janeway, identified by Hyman Minsky as a theorist-practitioner of financial economics, will discuss his new book, Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy.
The Future of Renewable Energy & Energy Finance
23 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:46
Energy innovation is essential for any large-scale business to become sustainable in the long-term. We will examine current state and outlook of developments in renewable energy innovation, delivery, and efficiency in mitigating the cost of energy.
Innovation, Productivity & Growth: A Focus on Manufacturing
23 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 7:28
The Productivity and Competitiveness team joins Katy George and James Manyika (McKinsey Global Institute) to discuss some of the insights from MGI’s latest study on Manufacturing the Future: The Next Era of Global Growth and Innovation.
Public-Private Partnerships: The Innovation Center
18 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:46
Understand the benefits of R&D collaborations at university-run innovation centers and learn how research experts, students, and problem solvers work together with companies, foundations, and the government to create transformative technologies.
Europe's Future Research & Innovation Policy & Its Impact on Business
18 December, 2012 | Special Webcast | 5:46
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the 2nd December webcast is Director General for DG Connect, Robert Madelin.
The Votes Are In: Now What?
07 November, 2012 | Special Webcast | 1:05
Will the November 6 elections fix our ‘broken’ government? Will the U.S. economy drive off the fiscal cliff? What do the post-elections results mean for tax, spending and overall economic policies?
The Labor Market: What’s hot and what’s not
06 November, 2012 | Special Webcast | 2:55
Jonathan Rothwell from the Brookings Institution and Michael Mandel from Progressive Policy Institute will present on their findings of what's working (and what's not) in the US Labor Market. Where do the real mismatches lie and what are the implications?
The Comeback of European Labor Cost Competitiveness
10 July, 2012 | Special Webcast | 00:55
This webcast looks at the developments of labor costs and output per hour since the start of the recession in Europe. It gives an insight into which countries are the winners and losers and into the return of efficiency in European labor markets.
Information and Communication Technology: Strategies for the Road Ahead (Part 3)
14 May, 2012 | KnowlEdge Series | 14:16
How will the regulatory environment for information and communication technology evolve in the coming decade, and what new challenges will regulators face as new applications and platforms emerge?
Information and Communication Technology: Strategies for the Road Ahead (Part 2)
10 May, 2012 | KnowlEdge Series | 00:55
While the economic and business gains from ICT are clear, how has it impacted society and culture? How can we reduce negative social and cultural effects from transitioning to new applications?
Information and Communication Technology: Strategies for the Road Ahead (Part 1)
03 May, 2012 | KnowlEdge Series | 00:55
The past decades have seen major economic, social, and cultural gains from Information and Communication Technology. But what more can we expect? Has ICT run its course, or are the new applications around the corner? And what barriers remain?
The Intangible Drivers of Future Performance and Value
08 March, 2012 | Special Webcast
The infrastructure driving shareholder and stakeholder value in today’s business is made up of intangible (rather than tangible) assets. Learn what’s behind this shift and how to measure, manage and monetize the intangibles behind your company’s success.
Strategies for Expanding Global Partnerships
26 January, 2012 | Conference KeyNotes
It can be a challenge to maintain successful and profitable alliances. In this session you will hear candid insights from Xerox on developing a global alliance strategy, assessing internal resources and achieving clearly defined goals.
Winning Investors Over
18 January, 2012 | Special Webcast | 02:00
In this webcast Professor Baruch Lev will critically examine managers’ beliefs and chart a coherent, practicable set of policies and actions to regain and maintain investors' support.
2012 Launch of Productivity Measures from The Conference Board Total Economy Database
17 January, 2012 | Special Webcast
On 17 January, The Conference Board’s Chief Economist, Bart van Ark, will present the latest estimates of productivity up to 2011 for economies around the world, as well as the projections for 2012.
A Discussion on the IMF Fiscal Monitor Report
17 October, 2011 | Special Webcast
Despite progress in addressing key fiscal weaknesses in many countries, significant policy challenges remain in advanced, emerging, and low-income economies, and must be faced in an environment where downside risks to growth have increased.
Intangible Assets, Business Strategy and Stock Prices
23 June, 2011 | Special Webcast
Intangible assets account for about half of the market value of publicly listed firms and are key to the competitiveness of many firms in the knowledge economy. This webcast discusses how a firm can keep effective records of intangible assets, and how that may affect the decision making of executives, the firm’s stock prices and investor confidence in the short- and long-term.
The Conference Board CEO Challenge 2011: A Conversation with Two Mid-Market CEOs
16 June, 2011 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss: Challenges of Finding and Retaining the Best Talent Maintaining an Innovative Culture Dealing Creatively with a new world of government regulations The intersection of the challenges, perspectives, and needs of larger and smaller firms
Strategic Outsourcing: Capitalizing on Opportunities in the New Global Landscape
11 May, 2011 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast will include discussion of key findings that emerged from The 2011 Strategic Outsourcing Conference. The Conference was themed: “Capitalizing on Opportunities in the New Global Landscape”.
Business Perspectives Webcast: Is Inflation a Risk for Global Growth
14 April, 2011 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss how to effectively use the Leading Economic Index (LEI) for China and other Emerging Economies and the LEI for the Euro Area and the United States.
Lessons From America’s Top CMOs
07 April, 2011 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast (The 2010 Senior Marketing Executive Conference) discusses “Lessons From America’s Top CMO’s” and “A Case Study of Reinventing Marvel (Comic Books.)”
Leveraging Growth Capabilities in a Changing World
23 March, 2011 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast will include discussion of key themes from The 2010 Shared Services Conference which was themed: “Driving Strategic Value and Leveraging Growth Capabilities in a Changing World.”
Can America Do it Again? Building a New National Growth Agenda
17 February, 2011 | Special Webcast
Join this webcast for an analysis of U.S. productivity performance relative to that of other major economies, advanced and emerging.
The Changing Productivity Story: Trends in Productivity, Employment, and Growth
25 March, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss the differences in productivity as we emerge from the recession.