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Trends, Drivers and Innovation: Is Your Organization Prepared for the Future?
WNG Chairman's Forum
Feb 7 - Wednesday
4:00 PM
6:00 PM

Please join the Washington Network Group when we meet with Jim Stockmal, President of the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP). Jim will lead a conversation on the "Trends, Drivers and Innovation," exploring with us what every organization should be thinking about in the New Year and beyond.

About this Event:

A key component of any strategy development process is doing an environmental scan. In this conversation, Jim will provide an overview of some of the demographic, economic, social and technological trends that are driving companies, government agencies, non-profits, and NGOs to think differently about strategies for the future. For example:

- The UN estimates that the median age will rise from 30 in 2015 to 39 by 2050. Life expectancy is also increasing globally. The population over 60 is the fastest growing segment and is expected to double by 2050. How are firms taking advantage of this opportunity? What additional stress will this cause on families, governments?
- By 2020, 60% of the world's population will be living in cities. By 2050 it will be more than 66%. Increased urbanization will place further stress on water resources, sanitation, and basic municipal and city services. Is there an opportunity for a public-private partnership to address these daunting challenges?
- Technological innovation over the past ten years has exploded, often further stressing out our ability to absorb all the changes.

Perhaps we are at a breaking point? Innovation may hold the key to address these changes. Jim will provide several examples of innovative solutions developed by social entrepreneurs that are taking advantage of these drivers of change and/or to stave off some of potential negative implications, or at least ease them.

About James D. Stockmal

James Stockmal is an independent management consultant and serves as President of the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP). Jim has more than 30 years of experience in helping organizations develop and execute strategic transformation through the integration of people-focused, process-oriented, and technology-enabled initiatives. Strategy clients include the University of Pennsylvania, the Royal Bank of Canada, Australian New Zealand Bank, the Bank of Montreal, CitiCorp, Aetna, Ford, Estafada, and Exxon Mobil. His government clients include the Department of Energy, US Air Force, the US Army, the Navy Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), the Millennium Challenge Corporation, NASA, the General Services Administration, NTSB, the Food and Drug Administration, and NOAA. His non-profit clients include San Miguel DC and DC Net Impact.

Mr. Stockmal writes monthly articles on strategy development, execution and organizational transformation for The Strategic Edge, a publication of ASP. He can be reached on Twitter: @stockmalj.

Jim is married to Ellen Kollar and resides in the DuPont Circle area of DC with their twin sons. When not helping clients, Jim loves to golf and cook. Currently in his spare time, Jim is helping his twin 17-year old boys learn how to drive.

WNG Chairman's Forum:

Our WNG Chairman's Forum convenes special events with outstanding leaders on compelling topics of interest to our Washington Network Group membership. Non-members are welcome to attend this event.

Questions? Contact the WNG Office: 202-455-4504.

Arlington Economic Development
1100 North Glebe Road - Suite 1500
Arlington (Ballston), Virginia 22201

We are very pleased to return to the offices of Arlington Economic Development (AED), located three blocks from the Ballston-MU Metro station (Orange/Silver line). Garage parking is available in the building (entrance located rear side of the building).

There is a fee to attend this event. You must be registered in advance to attend.

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