OutDoor by ISPO event program
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Online & On-Site | October 5 - 7, 2021
This event is important for all of us. Our collective future is inseparable from the planet we live on. We, as a society, depend on an intact environment and a balanced interaction between us and nature. In the outdoor community, we have always felt that strong connection, and we have been actively working to preserve and to re-establish that balance. Through our mindset, our attitude, our creativity, and through our network.
From October 5 – 7, the international outdoor sector is coming together to set an example of how an inspiring community can passionately address important matters – and have fun while doing so.
What better reason could there be to finally meet again?
Join with your company or let your peer group know that you’re a part of this outdoor reunion.
We are focused on and enthusiastic about trends that make a difference and are at the pulse of time. Because outdoor is the driver of innovations following a purpose and mindset. Outdoor is part of the solution to global issues.
How will we do business (sustainably and responsibly) in the future?
In regards to this question we cover these and similar topics:
Sustainability • Circularity • Green Deal • Supply Chain Challenges • Corporate Social Responsibility • Social Businesses & Economies • Purpose-driven Business • Green Tech & Digitalization • and much more
How will we live and consume in the future?
In regards to this question we cover these and similar topics:
Shifting Consumer Behaviour • Sharing Economy & Business Models • We vs. Me • Diversity & New Lifestyles • Health (Mental & Physical) • Up- & Recycling Wave • Nature Bathing & Thriving • Urban Adventures • Pro Aging & Silver Societies • Purposeful Travelling • and much more
At OutDoor by ISPO you will experience leading speakers from the outdoor industry. They impart knowledge, show innovations and give answers to the megatrends of the outdoor industry. Let yourself be inspired and soak up knowledge at Europe's largest outdoor summit that you won't find anywhere else.
Rupert Stuart-Smith is a founding member of the Oxford Sustainable Law Programme’s management team and a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford where his research focuses on climate change litigation and attribution science. His main research interests include the use and interpretation of scientific evidence in climate litigation and methodological developments in climate change attribution science. His current work also spans climate and glacier modelling, the impacts of climate change on health and strategy development for climate litigation.
Jonas Roupé has worked with business renewal and sustainability issues since 1995, and with recycling and the circular economy since 2013. Jonas holds an MSc in business administration, a BSc in political science and degrees in engineering and psychology. Jonas has worked nationally and internationally as an C-level executive, advisor and consultant. He has held positions as head of Strategy, Business Intelligence, Head of Business Development, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer with companies like Ericsson, TeliaSonera and Skanova and is an experienced board member. He is and has been advising Privately owned companies, Stock traded companies, Government owned companies, Trade organisations and NGOs. He now work 100% for the Ecocide Law Alliance, which campaigns for international law to protect ecosystems. This law will lay the foundation for a world circular economy. More about Jonas can be found here.
Gabriel Arthur is CEO of NORR Agency, based in Stockholm. He founded the company in 2005; a publishing house and editorial agency that produces magazines and other communication, both printed and digital, in several languages. The focus is on outdoor, nature and sustainability – which are also Gabriel’s passions on a personal level. Gabriel is Editor-in-chief for two titles from NORR Agency: Suston – Sustainable Outdoor News and NORR Magazin.
Before 2005, Gabriel worked as a freelance journalist, writing for the leading outdoor and travel magazines in Sweden. He has also covered sustainability issues since his first journalistic assignment as editor for the member magazine from Friends of the Earth Sweden in the mid-nineties.
Byron Llerena Zambrano was born in Ecuador where he studied his Bachelor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in ESPE University. After his bachelor he worked in industry for 3 years where he gained experience as an Instrumentation and Control Engineer. In 2015 he was granted a scholarship by SENESCYT and moved to the United Kingdom to attend University College London (UCL) where he pursued a MSc in Nanotechnology. He was a member of the Diamond Electronics group led by Prof. Richard Jackman and worked with single crystal polished diamond to fabricate image intensifiers for night vision application purposes.
In 2017 he moved to Switzerland for his PhD in ETH Zürich under the supervision of Prof. Janos Vörös. His research is focused in soft electronics for biomedial applications and thin film biosensing.
DanRam travels the globe as an Event MC & Speaker at over 100 events a year. Hosting changemakers like President Barack Obama, billionaire founders Sir Richard Branson and Reid Hoffman, F1 champion Nico Rosberg, Grammy-winning artists and celebrities, he works on 4 continents from college campuses to parliaments to in-house corporate innovation days for Fortune 500 companies to the biggest tech conferences in the world. His passion is to inspire people with his motto 'Start Now Start Simple' in building a future we all want to live in.
Eva is the CEO of Houdini Sportswear, a Swedish outdoor brand and trailblazer in the circular economy. Since 2001 she has dedicated her work to reinventing business as a force for good, providing state-of-the-art circular products and open-source innovation, within the boundaries of planetary resources.
With a 360-degree vision of sustainability, Houdini creates smart, multifunctional, and durable clothing, made out of recycled and recyclable polyester that are circular by design. Some base layers made out of recycled and recyclable polyester and others by natural fibers pure enough to can be composted, and some pieces may be rented to counteract fast fashion and overconsumption. In 2018 Eva received the NMC Award for sustainable leadership and Houdini won the NK-galan Innovation Award. The year before, Eva received the Pontus Schultz award for a humane economy.
Prof. Dr. Matthias S. Fifka is Chairman of the Institute of Economics and Professor of Business Administration, in particular Strategic and Value-Based Management, at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is also Visiting Professor at the University of Dallas, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Maastricht School of Management, École Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers and Mahan Business School Tehran. Until September 2013, he held the Dr. Jürgen Meyer Endowed Chair for International Business Ethics and Sustainability at the Cologne Business School (CBS).
In research and teaching, he deals with strategic management - in particular the strategic implementation of sustainability and corporate social responsibility -, value-oriented corporate management, corporate governance and international economic relations.
He was and is active in numerous scientific commissions and advisory boards, e.g. for the European Union, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs as well as the Bundesdeutscher Arbeitskreis für Umweltbewusstes Management e.V. (B.A.U.M.). (B.A.U.M. e.V.). He is also a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. Since the beginning of 2008, he has been Deputy Director of the German-American Institute in Nuremberg and advises various companies and organizations in the areas of strategic management, corporate governance, sustainability, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance.
Matthias Fifka received his doctorate in 2004 on the topic of corporate associations in the USA. In February 2011 he habilitated with a thesis on corporate citizenship in Germany and the US. He holds the venia legendi in Business Administration and International Studies.
Monika is a female leadership consultant and goals coach, Women in Cycling ambassador, TEDx speaker and author to train others to reach their full professional potential.
With her developed RAD method, she teaches a strategic way to define, set and reach goals successfully – even the seemingly impossible ones.
She is also the first woman cycling the 3000km Vuelta a España on the same day as the male professionals, just hours beforehand.
80% of the people believed it was impossible. She not only succeeded but showcased how women successfully lead the way.
Originally from Germany, she has lived in the USA, Australia, Spain and now Switzerland. A graduate from University of Minnesota and Georgetown University, she previously has worked for the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and IBM. She has given talks at TEDx, Rotary Club, Morgan Stanley, Vistage, Women Coaches Symposium, Eurobike and more.
Dr. Matthias Ballweg is Head of Mobility and EU Policy at SYSTEMIQ - an influential and globally active "System Change Company" driving the shift towards a sustainable economy. Together with the World Economic Forum, he is responsible for the "Circular Cars Initiative", an alliance of many dozens of players from the mobility industry to promote the circular economy in the automotive industry. Previously, he was Vice President Strategy at MAN Truck & Bus for several years, where his responsibilities included all issues relating to the future of mobility in passenger and freight transport. The doctor of behavioral psychology is a startup founder, father of 4 children and board member of the Oberland section of the German Alpine Club - the second largest sports club in Germany.
Thimo Schwenzfeier has over 16 years experience in marketing & communications. He is a global thinker and strategist with a passion for premium brands and leading high-performing, intercultural teams. Schwenzfeier is highly experienced in fashion, textiles, automotive, retail and fmcg industry. Functional areas: Trade Shows, Marketing (B2B and B2C), Communications/PR, Sustainability, Brand Cooperations, Brand development, Business development, Strategy, Leadership, Digital transformation, Media.
Felix Mutter works as a Senior Manager in Deloitte's Sports Business Group in Düsseldorf. His specific project experience includes strategic and financial services as well as M&A/transaction services for various sports business clients. Prior to joining Deloitte, Felix Mutter worked for several years for other BIG 4 firms in various areas of transfer pricing and operating model effectiveness analysis. His experience includes consulting projects for large German and international companies in various industries. After his studies in economics, Felix received his PhD with a focus on microeconomic analyses of sports and leisure expenditures. He is the author of several scientific publications in the field of sports economics and statistics.
Business Developer (8 years experience of Strategic planning and CEO Office) with legal background. In-depth experience in Sales (digital and B&M), Marketing and Product strategy (and execution of the same), sustainable product innovation and leadership. Deep insight in the Sport & Outdoor industry. Currently responsible of establishment of an entirely new category within Dometic.