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Waterfront Congress Center, Stockholm, Thursday November 14

Are you ready to be inspired – and maybe change the way you see the world? The renowned Inspiration Seminars brings you some of the world’s most thought-evoking speakers as well as a presentation of the Swedish Steel Prize finalists.

Time: Approx. 9.00-16.30.


08.00  Registration open
09.00  Seminar starts, moderator: Sabinije von Gaffke
09.10  Martin Lindqvist  interview
09.30  Speaker: Micael Dahlen – It’s time to rethink!
10.55  Nominee No. 1 – presentation and interview
Speaker: Fredrik Reinfeldt – It’s time for a new global order, new challenges and new opportunities
11.50  Nominee No. 2 – presentation and interview
12.00  LUNCH
13.00  Inspiration Seminars continues
13.15  Nominee No. 3 – presentation and interview
13.30  Speaker: Gabrielle Walker – It’s time to make a difference
14.15  Nominee No. 4 – presentation and interview
15.00  Speaker: David Rowan  It’s time to transform your organization
16.00  Sum up and conclusion
16.15  End of day

Meet our speakers

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Micael Dahlén

Micael Dahlen is a professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Dahlen has been ranked number 10 in the world among researchers in his field and was nominated for the Business Professor of the Year Award by The Economist’sIntelligence Unit. In his bestselling book ”Nextopia”, Dahlen explain the Expectations Society – a society where we are constantly striving towards our next job, the next big thing, the next date. This change in society and the human mind has had impact on business, love, and life itself.
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David Rowan

David Rowan is editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine’s UK edition, Conde Nast's award-winning technology-and-innovations magazine that stays ahead of the trends transforming our world. He's taken 120 trips in the past year to investigate the companies and entrepreneurs changing our world, recently spending time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Nest and countless other disruptive startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen. He will challenge to think about the impact of new media and technology.
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Fredrik Reinfeldt

Fredrik Reinfeldt has been active in Swedish and international politics for over 25 years. During his time as Prime Minister, Reinfeldt reformed the Swedish economy and labour market, making Sweden one of the most competitive countries in Europe. Reinfeldt was elected as chair to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in 2016. The EITI is a coalition of stakeholders from government, civil society, oil, gas and mining companies and investors, working together to promote open and accountable management of natural resources.
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Sabinije von Gaffke


Award-winning moderator on the global arena! Sabinije von Gaffke is an appreciated and well-acclaimed moderator, communication expert, presenter and television journalist with assignments in all over the world.
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Gabrielle Walker

Dr Gabrielle Walker is an expert strategist and speaker, helping businesses to address global challenges—with a focus on sustainability, energy (oil and gas, utilities and renewables), mobility, finance, agriculture/land-use, plastics the circular economy and climate change. A self-confessed ice addict she has made more than a dozen trips to both poles. She has also climbed trees in the Amazon rainforest, swum with piranhas, been sneezed on by a humpback whale, hooked lava out of a live volcano, and flown in zero gravity.
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