2020 EMBAC Virtual Conference

Plenary Sessions

Harnessing your power to create change
Derreck Kayongo, founder, Global Soap Project, and former CEO, National Center for Civil and Human Rights

It all comes down to leadership
Ken Lamneck, president and CEO, Insight

How will it end?
Elmer Almachar, senior director, Executive MBA Global Network, Northwestern University

A new way of working and learning
Andrew Crisp, co-founder, CarringtonCrisp

Working professional education – a broader view
Jamie Breen, assistant dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals, University of California, Berkeley; Stephan Kanlian, professor and chair, Master’s Degree Program, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management, School of Graduate Studies, Fashion Institute of Technology; Ying Zhao, managing editor,; and Michael Desiderio, executive director, EMBA, moderator

Inclusion and diversity panel – What can we do?
Erika James, dean, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; D. Keith Pigues, founder and CEO, Luminas Strategy, and chair, CEO, and co-founder, CulTRUE; and Barbara Singer, CEO, Executive Core, moderator

Concurrent Sessions

Going hybrid

The pandemic pivot: The LBS experience shifting to virtual

How to leverage technology to digitize a career curriculum

Effective online learning: What it takes to deliver it

Using AI for leadership development

Delivering executive vantage through content integration

A path not taken

Executive assessment – Latest updates, trends, and outcomes

Career impact in the time of Corona

Teaching a case across the curriculum: the Boeing 737 crisis

New challenges for EMBA Programs – Likely futures

Addressing diversity, equity, & inclusion in EMBA Programs

Integrating online degree/certificate options in EMBA

Post-COVID-19 & the new EMBA playbook

Developing new EMBA partnerships during COVID-19

Re-designing the incoming EMBA Leadership Residency

Diversity: A comparison across EMBAs in the EMENA region

Virtual engagement activities: Lessons from a COVID-19 world

Content, pedagogy, architecture, purpose

EMBA executive coaching: What's happening "under the hood?"

University corporate partnerships

Never waste a crisis – Launching EMBA flex

New frontiers: Leading with impact

Diversity: A Pan-American view

The reform of the executive MPA at the Hertie School, berlin

Finding I&A in Asia, the continent of contrasts & contradictions

Building networking and engagement opportunities for part-time MBA

Working together to maximize career impact

Lessons & opportunities: Transforming events to a "new normal"

Incorporating social responsibility through a class project

Personalize their why – Curriculum/recruitment/career services

Thought-provoking insights from EMBAC benchmarking research

Event Adaptations due to COVID – We have already mastered this

Corporate Member Sessions

Optionality matters: Navigating through the new COVID era

Virtual experiential learning beyond COVID-19

Online education & flexible study programs with ISP

The 5 most important graduate marketing/recruitment insights

COVID vs. climate: Social impact in the new era

EMBA funnel reimagined: Customer centric marketing in COVID-19

Generational perspectives on the future of digital learning

Reinventing global immersions and EMBA experiential leadership

Reimagine your international travel programs

Opportunities for study abroad experiences in Africa

EMBA students in the new normal – New and next strategies

EMBA in 2021 and beyond: Navigating forward with BusinessCAS

Building personal resilience

Amazon makes book buying easy

Building even closer brand & student connections while apart

EMBAC conferences

1981   AACSB Executive MBA Workshop (Houston)

1983   Developing Quality in Executive MBA Programs (Atlanta)

1985   Executive MBA Programs: Masterful Strategies for Mature Programs (Boston)

1986   Executive MBA Programs: The State-of-the-Artful Relations (San Francisco)

1987   Executive MBA Programs: Insighters Trading for the Future (Toronto)

1988   Looking from the Inside Out: The Structure, Operations, and Marketing (Denver)

1989   Executive MBA Direction and Change: Managing Innovation (San Antonio)

1990   Setting the Course for the 90s (Orlando)

1991   Executive MBA Futures and Options (Santa Monica)

1992   Challenges 1992: Competition and Integration (New Orleans)

1993   The Challenge of Educating International Managers: An Immersion Program (Mexico City)

1994   The Executive MBA 2000 (Washington, D.C.)

1995   Navigating the Future of the Executive MBA: Strategy, Technology, and Operations (Seattle)

1996   Challenged to Lead (Chicago)

1997   Prepared to Lead in a Global Environment (Montreal)

1998   Seizing the Initiative, Best Innovations and Practices in the Executive MBA (Scottsdale)

1999   Back to the Future: Embracing Market Changes in the New Millennium (Orlando)

2000   NO BOUNDARIES! (Newport Beach)

2001   The Global Campus: Expanding in a Shrinking World (Philadelphia, Oct. 20-24)

2002   Scaling New Heights: Educate, Network, and Inform (Keystone, Oct. 12-15)

2003   Inspired Leadership: Create, Compete, Communicate, Collaborate (Atlanta, Oct. 18-22)

2004   Building Bridges, Creating Connections (San Francisco, Oct. 30-Nov. 2)

2005   Dare to be Different (Barcelona, Oct. 30-Nov. 2)

2006   Navigating in a Sea of Change (Baltimore, Oct. 21-24)

2007   Thriving in a Mosaic Marketplace (Toronto, Oct. 21-24)

2008   Powering the Brand, Energizing the Industry (Chicago, Oct. 26-29)

2009   Leading Through Challenging Times (San Diego, Oct. 18-21)

2010   Passport to The World (Vancouver, Oct. 24-27)

2011   Ocean of Opportunities (Key Biscayne, Oct. 16-19)

2012   La Belle Epoque - Innovation, Aspiration, Enlightenment (Paris, France, Oct. 14-17)

2013   Igniting Innovation (Houston, Texas, Oct. 20-23)

2014   Lights, Camera, Action (Los Angeles, California, Oct. 19-22)

2015   Global Shift (Singapore, Oct. 25-28)

2016 Redesign & Renewal – Piloting the Waters of Transformation (New Orleans, Oct. 23-26)

2017 Exploring the Next Frontier (Seattle, Oct. 22-25)

2018 Dream, Discover, Disrupt (Madrid, Oct. 14-17)

2019 Experience the Magic! (Orlando, Florida, Oct. 13-16)

2020 Transforming (EMBAC Virtual Conference, Oct. 26-28)
2021 Community of Innovators (EMBAC Virtual Conference, Oct. 25-27)