OUR SPEAKERS FOR YOUR EVENT

Which trends are dominating your industry? And how are the global first movers and market leaders responding to them?

Bring our knowledge to your company at your internal retreats or customer events. The talks given by our GDI trend researchers provide inspiration for your business’ future. 

TOPICS WE CAN SPEAK ON (SELECTION)


Retail
  • Urban retail in the time economy
  • Shopping in the crisis of fun and meaning: Why time management is becoming the most important success factor in retailing
  • Circular Commerce: How second-hand, product rental and repair will change the retail of tomorrow
  • Strategies for dealing with the labour shortage


Food
  • Food trends – hacking food
  • Sustainable food literacy: What consumers know about sustainable food and what is important to them when it comes to food
  • The protein turnaround: pathways to an animal-free diet


Health
  • From lifestyle to healthstyle: the patient of tomorrow
  • Never too old? Ageing between openness and preservation
  • Prevention in transition: how stable health routines can be established and maintained in unstable times
  • Are smartwatches eroding solidarity?  How health data affect social cohesion


Society
  • Trust: our most precious resource. But whom will we be able to trust in the future?
  • The future of the networked society: big data and AI
  • Future Skills: Four scenarios for the world of tomorrow

SPEAKERS AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING:

Dr Johannes C. Bauer

Johannes C. Bauer is Head of Think Tank and Member of the GDI Executive Board. In his research, he examines changes in consumer and purchasing behaviour, the future of retail against the backdrop of long-term consumer, technology and business model trends, as well as the opportunities and risks of digitalisation for business and society.

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Karin Frick
Karin Frick

Karin Frick is Principal Researcher at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. As an economist, she researches trends and countertrends in business, society and consumption.

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Jakub Samochowiec
Dr Jakub Samochowiec

Jakub Samochowiec is a Senior Researcher and speaker at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. He analyses social, economic, and technological changes with a focus on decision, old age, media and consumption.   

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Dr Petra Tipaldi

Petra Tipaldi is a Senior Researcher at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. She holds a doctorate in economics and analyses social, economic and technological changes with a focus on food, consumption and retail. 

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Christine Schäfer
Christine Schäfer

Christine Schäfer is a Senior Researcher and speaker at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. She analyses social, economic and technological trends, with a focus on food, consumption and retail.  

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Dr Gianluca Scheidegger

Gianluca Scheidegger is a senior researcher and speaker at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. He holds a doctorate in economics and analyses social, economic and technological changes with a focus on trade and consumer behaviour.

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CONTACT US

Ingrid Schmid

Assistant CEO

 ingrid.schmid@gdi.ch

 +41 44 724 62 01

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