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MAIN CONFERENCE
October 24-26, 2018

Park Plaza Riverbank
18 Albert Embankment
London, England


ABOUT THE CONFERENCE THEME: EMBANKMENT FESTIVAL

Register now at the special year-end pricing.

Join the 2018 FFI Embankment Festival! Camp out on the Thames for three days as you challenge and joust with your intellectual and personal best self at this festival of ideas and activities that will improve your understanding of yourself and the contemporary family enterprise field.

Festivals are many things around the world. They can be community events to recognize and celebrate unique traditions. They can be expressions of art and demonstrations of talent. They can be challenges to think outside of the box and experiment with something new.

Think: Fringe, Holi, Carnaval, Burning Man, music fests, cultural festivals, art festivals and other unique fests – whatever comes to your mind when you imagine or go to a festival.

Think: games, improv, debate, performance – whatever comes on your radar screen when you think of format.

It’s a festival and the choice is yours! The only parameters are time. Sessions must be proposed in 90 or 60 minute timeframes.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL ONLINE (MAIN CONFERENCE ONLY)

Deadline to submit proposals for the main conference: January 13, 2018 (midnight Eastern). Late submissions can not be considered. Proposals must be submitted online.

For your convenience, you can draft your proposal using the attached Word document (click here to download the worksheet). Final submissions must be made via the online form.

PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING

  • Title
  • Presenter(s)
  • Abstract (300 words maximum)
  • Summary description of presentation suitable for publication in the conference program (50 words maximum)
  • Presentation learning outcomes
  • Presenter(s) bio(s) suitable for publication in the conference program (50 words maximum)
  • Videos showing presenters’ presentation skills are encouraged
  • All conference presenters must be paid registrants at the conference and are expected to participate broadly, as the overarching goal of FFI conferences is to foster a community committed to the exchange of ideas in the field of family enterprise.

If you have any questions about how your proposed topic fits the theme of the conference, email Brigett Owens, brigett@ffi.org or ffi@ffi.org.



2018 Program Committee

Ken McCracken, KPMG, chair
Elizabeth Bagger, Institute for Family Business (IFB)
Prudence Gourguechon, Invantage Advising
Grégoire Imfeld, Pictet & Cie
Nadine Kammerlander, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Tamas Kurti, KÜRT Academy
Stuart May, Coutts & Co.