Future of Sales and Marketing in 2030: physical audience of 800 + 300 virtual at hybrid event. Digital marketing / AI, location marketing. How to create MAGIC in new marketing campaigns. Future of Marketing Keynote Speaker

TRUST is the most important thing you sell. Even more TRUE for every business because of AI. How to BUILD TRUST, win market share, retain contracts, gain customers. Future logistics and supply chain management. Futurist Keynote Speaker

How to make virtual keynotes more real and engaging - how I appeared as an "avatar" on stage when I broke my ankle and could not fly to give opening keynote on innovation in aviation for. ZAL event in Hamburg

"I'm doing a new book" - 60 seconds to make you smile. Most people care about making a difference, achieving great things, in a great team but are not interested in growth targets. Over 270,000 views of full leadership keynote for over 4000 executives

Futurist Keynote Speakers - how Futurist Keynotes transform events, change thinking, enlarge vision, sharpen strategic thinking, identify opportunities and risks. Patrick Dixon is one of the world's best known Futurist Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Colonies on Mars, space travel and how digital will help us live decades longer - comment before keynote for 1400 at Avnet Silica event

Future of Travel and Tourism after COVID. Boom for live experiences. What this means for future of aviation, airlines, hotels, restaurants, concerts halls, trends in leisure events, theme parks. Travel Industry Keynote Speaker

Quiet Quitters: 50% US workforce wish they were working elsewhere. How engage Quiet Quitters and transform to highly engaged team members. How to tackle the Great Resignation. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

The Great Resignation. 50% of US workers are Quiet Quitters. They have left in their hearts, don't believe any longer in your strategy. 40% want to leave in 12 months. Connect with PURPOSE to win Quiet Quitters. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

Future of Human Resources, virtual working, hybrid teams, motivation, management, future of motivation and career development. How to develop high performance teams. HR Keynote Speaker

Speed of change often slower than people expect! I have successfully forecast major trends for global companies for over 25 years. Focus on factors driving long term changes, with agile strategies for inevitable disruptive events. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Agile leadership for Better Risk Management. Inflation spike in 2022-3 - what next? Expect more disruptive events, while megatrends will continue relentlessly to shape longer term future globally in relatively predictable ways. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Crazy customers! Changing customer expectations. Why many decisions are irrational. Amusing stories. Lessons for Leadership, Management and Marketing - Futurist Keynote Speaker VIDEO

Future of Artificial intelligence - discussion on opportunities and threats. From predictions to controlling life

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Compliance is Dead. How to build trust. Reputation of banks and financial services. Compliance Risks. Why 100% compliance with regulations, ESG requirements etc is often not enough to prevent reputational damage

Life's too short to do things you don't believe in! Why passionate belief in the true value of what you are selling or doing is the number one key to success. Secret of all leadership and marketing - keynote for 1100 people in Vilnius October 2021

Future Manufacturing 5.0. Lessons from personal life for all manufacturers - why most manufacturing lags 10-15 years behind client expectations in their day to day life. Manufacturing 4.0 --> Manufacturing 5.0. Future of Manufacturing Keynote

80% of sales are won or lost in 3 seconds, How to grow your business by giving attention to small things that really matter. Future of Marketing, Futuris Keynote Speaker - Pardavimu formule in Vilnius

Trust is the Most Important Thing You Sell. Managing your Reputational Risk - vital lessons for all leaders. How to build trust with key customers and markets. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Future of Cities: 1 billion on move in next 30 years. Rapid Urbanisation, Low Carbon / Net Zero Carbon. Impact on future of construction industry

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Cities are responsible for 75% of global energy consumption and 80% of all greenhouse gas emissions    – if you include energy in construction and demolition, cooking, heat, lighting inside buildings and cooling, people commuting, freight deliveries, water supplies, street lights and so on.

Most people in the world today live in cities, and most large cities have major problems with pollution – air, water, noise, dumping of rubbish, sewage.

300 million will move from rural areas to cities by 2020 in China alone, plus a further 400 million people across Africa.  We will soon have 100 megacities, each with more than 15 million inhabitants.

Most people in megacities live in slum dwellings: shacks which start off made from bits of wood, cardboard and plastic sheeting.  Soon you see one or two or three storey buildings begin to rise up, squashed against each other, fighting for space and light.   Electricity soon arrives – maybe a twist of wire from a streetlight.

When mains water arrives, new troubles begin.  With no drains, it may only be days before slum areas are sliced by networks of shallow, narrow ditches filled with dirty water from washing, cleaning, leaking pipes and sewage - plus rotting rubbish.

From low carbon to zero emission cities

Cities need formal planning and that requires visionary leadership.  Take Wuhan for example, as a typical, rapidly growing megacity of 10 million people: the largest in Central China. 

The local government has a 20 year plan for expansion, is building new high density suburbs for 7 million more people, on industrial wastelands surrounding the city, as well as new railway stations and other infrastructure.  In 2005 only 50% of waste water was treated, now it is 80%.

What about carbon-neutral cities?   The government of Abu Dhabi is creating an eco-city called Mazdar, over an area of 6.5 square kilometres, for 40,000 inhabitants and 70,000 workers.  It is being built in desert and will cost Abu Dhabi $22 billion, but they hope Mazdar will boost the economy by 2%. 

Buildings will be covered in solar panels, and people will travel in electric robot-driven vehicles.  Two thirds of the energy used will be from solar, and all water will be recycled.

New cars, buses, trucks and trains will transform city life, but most city energy is burnt up in buildings, and things like lighting the streets.

Here are some easy ways to save huge emissions at low or zero cost. 

Just 9 simple steps can reduce energy consumption in many cities by at least 30%, using technologies or methods that are already proven, and which will mostly pay for themselves:  low energy street lights, making buildings last longer, use of polymer concrete, better insulation, heat pumps, better boilers, combined heat and power, better heating controls, roof gardens and better city design.

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