Organised and powered by WOBI each year in cities across the globe, the World Business Forum is a two-day event that brings together thousands of senior-level decision makers from across all industries to learn from and be inspired by some the world’s most renowned business figures.
Learn and be inspired by some of the most influential figures in the business world and beyond; A blend of content delivered by CEOs, entrepreneurs, innovators, thought leaders and creative minds.
Offering a unique blend of ideas and inspiration, the World Business Forum focuses on the issues most relevant to today’s businesspeople, stimulating new thinking and motivating action, whilst also offering a great opportunity for high-level networking.
Get equipped for the exponential age at the World Business Forum Sydney 2019 – an age of movements, of possibility, of empowerment, of impact.
As technological advancement accelerates transformation, we are at an inflection point where the traditional ways of doing business are becoming rapidly obsolete. The principles of incrementalism and linear thinking, once the foundations of our approach to strategy and business, are being replaced by new principles of exponentialism.
For leaders and organisations capable of making the shift from an incremental to an exponential mindset lies the opportunity to drive unprecedented growth.
Are you willing to make the leap?
• Exponential ideas
• Exponential performance
• Exponential companies
• Exponential results
This year’s speakers and topics:
• Jeff Immelt
Chairman and CEO, General Electric (2001-2017)
• Gary Hamel
One of the most influential figures in modern management
• Marcus Buckingham
World’s leading expert on talent and pioneer on the future of work
• Don Tapscott
Influential Management Thinker
• Susan David
Award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist
• Martha Rogers
Leading authority on customer-focused business strategies
• Juan Enriquez
Life sciences investigator, author and entrepreneur
• Charlene Li
Leading expert on business and disruptive technology
• Stephen MR Covey
Organisational trust expert and #1 bestselling author
ICC Sydney, 14 Darling Drive, Pyrmont, NSW, 2000
Email fraud is nothing new, but online criminals have become ever more-effective at spoofing their identities to trick employees into sending them money. The Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACSC) recorded losses of over $20M to business email compromise (BEC) attacks last year alone, up 230 percent over the previous year – and the full amount is certain to be much larger.
Cybersecurity Insights - Attack
No matter how robust your security, or how diligent your employees, network credentials are a free pass for cybercriminals. This is mostly because employees are relied upon for their own password management. And with more than 4.8 billion sets of stolen credentials said to be available online, odds are that at least a few of your employees’ user IDs and passwords are just waiting to be used by unscrupulous outsiders. Are you ready to stop them?
Cybersecurity Insights - People
Cyber resilience will be particularly important as Australian organisations face increased pressure to quickly detect, respond to, and manage the repercussions of breaches in the wake of 2018’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme.